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The full-time, 2-year M.Sc.(Ag.) Agronomy programme is organized into 4 semesters.

The programme is designed to offer to eligible candidates, advanced insight into the means of providing options for sustainable agriculture for both the wellness of the environment and humans who consume agricultural produce. In M.Sc. (Ag) Agronomy, students may also have scientific knowledge with in-depth instruction in weed science, water management; crop physiology, organic farming, and other science apply to increase the production.


Eligibility

Candidates who have completed their UG Degree in relevant program through JET / National level/ State level entrance examination or the candidates completed their degree program from SAU,s and their constituent colleges of Rajasthan. Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination. Those interested in MSc Agriculture in India can get in touch with the School of Agriculture for more details.

  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Fee (Per Semester)
    22,500/-
    Examinations Fee (Per Semester)
    1,500/-
    Registration Fee
    500/-
    Enrollment Fee
    1,000/-

 

Highlights

  • To provide students with an experiential-based research opportunity designed to translate content provided in coursework to reality.
  • The students will acquaint with subject-related knowledge along with developing a connection between practical solutions and theory.
  • To enhance the both visibility and impact of post-graduate programs in agricultural sciences and provide students with a pathway for manifesting their career objectives.
  • To prepare students to become outstanding educators or practitioners in agricultural disciplines.
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Curriculum Details

As per with State Agricultural Universities

  • Soil Chemistry*
  • Soil mineralogy, genesis, classification and soil survey
  • Analytical techniques and instrumental methods in soil and plant analysis

  • Soil fertility and fertilizer use
  • Soil biology and biochemistry
  • Soil, water and air pollution
  • Fertilizer technology

  • Soil physics
  • Management of problem soils and waters

  • M.Sc. Seminar
  • M.Sc. Comprehensive
  • M.Sc. Research
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Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Basic knowledge of Soil Science: Applied knowledge of Soil Physics, Soil Chemistry, Soil Biology, Soil Survey and Classification, Soil and Water Conservation Practices.

  • PO2

    Problem solving: Identification of soil properties, review research literature, and analyze problematic soil and nutrient deficiencies in soil and plant, reaching substantiated conclusions through fertilizer recommendation for sustainable agriculture development.

  • PO3

    Identification and Designing of research problems: Designing of research problems related to biotic, abiotic stresses etc. Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.

  • PO4

    Scientific skills: Imparting excellent education and generate young workforce skilled with knowhow of novel soil science related techniques. Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques and resources.

  • PO5

    Integrated Sustainable Soil Management: Mastering ability to categorise soil, assess soil class capability/suitability, and offer recommendations based on initiatives to improve limiting aspects of soil characteristics using modern information technology and the integrated sustainable soil management (ISSM) method.

  • PO6

    Environment and sustainability: Understanding the impact of the inorganic and organic agricultural chemicals in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.

  • PO7

    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the soil management practice.

  • PO8

    Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.

  • PO9

    Communication: Communicate effectively on agricultural seminars, conferences and day to day activities with the agricultural community and with society at large, such as, being able to understand and write useful reports and plan documentation, make effective presentations.

  • PO10

    Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The BA program has the following PEO’s:

To identify soil properties and features, soil forming process, soil morphology and classification, conservation and management of soil and water, soil biology, soil fertility, and agro climatology that supports farming.

To develop the scientific skills in students to identify and solve various soil problems by applying rules of Soil Science with integrated sustainable soil management.

To provide knowledge of knowledge and information technology on scientific method experiment design, research implementation, and research presentation with integrated sustainable soil management approach.

To inspire the students for higher education and research at an advanced level in the field of agricultural sciences.

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Career Path

Government Sector:

  • Agriculture Supervisor
  • Assistant Professor /Professor /Lecturer
  • Agriculture Officer/ Assistant Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Extension Officer
  • Agriculture Research Officer
  • Food Safety/Seed Officer
  • Crop Insurance Officer
  • Administrative Civil Services
  • Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB)
  • Banking Sector
  • Cooperative Federation (IFFCO, KRIBHCO, NAFED, NSC, FCI, CWC etc.)

Private Sector:

  • Product / Farm / Research / Operational / Business Manager
  • Seed Industries / Seed Companies
  • Fertilizer Industries
  • Pesticides Industries
  • Integrated Farming System
  • Bio-Technological Industries
  • Bio-Pesticides Industries
  • Guar-gum Production and Export
  • Commercial Nurseries / Landscaping
  • Sericulture and Apiculture Units
  • Mushroom Cultivation Units
  • Food Processing Units
  • Agricultural Financial Institutions/ Banks
  • Non-governmental Organizations
  • Pharma-Herbals Sales and Marketing

FAQ

What is the scope of post graduation (Soil science)?

Student can get the job in Govt. and Private sector, also Introduce the start-up in agriculture field i.e. Farm in-charge, technical assistant (TA), SMS & STO, Agriculture officer, Allegeable for higher education etc.

What is the scope of research after post graduation?

Innovate new technologies new scientific ideas in different fields.

Campus
Nirwan University Jaipur

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Agra Road, Jaipur- 303305

City Office

21, Sahkar Marg, 1st Floor, Near 22 Godam Circle
Jaipur - 302019 Rajasthan
Campus

Nirwan University

Near Bassi-Rajadhok Toll, Village- Jhar, Agra Road, Jaipur - 303305 Rajasthan
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