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B.Sc (AG) | Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

B.Sc Agriculture is a 4 years long Undergraduate Bachelor Degree program. B.Sc. Agriculture program consists of topics such as- agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology etc. The main aim of this program is to use the above mentioned concepts to train students improve agriculture productivity, manage products and pave way for future developments through research activitie. This program aims at combining concepts of Biology, Technology and Agriculture Science to boost Agricultural Productivity

Duration of the Course

The B.Sc. (Ag.) degree in DIMS is typically a 4-year course under credit based semester system. The program also includes a compulsory 1 semester of internship (Rural Agricultural Work Experience). Most of the courses are infused with practical with emphasis on 'hands-on experience and learning by doing'

Affiliation

The Course is affiliated to Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand State Government University.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission To The Course

The minimum qualification for entry to B.Sc. (Ag.) is Intermediate (12 years of school education) in Science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics) or Intermediate in Agriculture stream with 50% marks.

Curriculum

The Curriculum and the Syllabus for the course shall be as prescribed by the ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

Commencement Of The Course

The course will commence with effect from August 2019 for the current academic year.

Scope of B.Sc Agriculture

Lots of Government as well as Private job opportunities are present in front of Graduates. Talking about Government jobs, State Agriculture Departments recruits Graduates to fill up Officer level posts. Government Banks also recruits Graduates to fill up Officer level posts (generally dealing with Loans). Talking about Private Sector jobs, graduates may find jobs as Managers at Plantations, as Officers at Fertilizer Manufacturing firms, Agriculture Machinery Industries, Agricultural Products Marketing firms, Food processing units etc. Some well known job posts available in front of Graduates are-

  • Research Officer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Loan Officer (in Banks)
  • Production Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Farm Manager