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The School of Agriculture is committed towards academic excellence, scientific and technological support for the agricultural development of the state.

It offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs in Agriculture. B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, UG degree in agriculture is a professional bachelor's degree program of 4 years. BSc Hons in Agriculture is designed to prepare students to apply modern agricultural tools and procedures in a practical setting.

The curriculum's basic methodology is to educate students on how to construct modern and effective agricultural methods to increase overall productivity. The students can study all of these fundamentals and put them into practice while working in the field.

Eligibility

The candidates who have passed the Senior Secondary (10+2) examination by BSER or equivalent in any of the combinations of following subjects in Science/Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics Obtained at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination. and JET.

  • Duration
    4 Years
  • Fee (Per Semester)
    30,000/-
    Examinations Fee (Per Semester)
    1,500/-
    Registration Fee
    500/-
    Enrollment Fee
    1,000/-

 

Highlights

  • To provide the sound knowledge in the agriculture and allied science subjects required to solve common problems in management of crop cultivation, improvement, livestock rearing and their marketing.
  • To develop a good teaching-learning environment for higher studies and help in selection of professional careers in government and private organization, agro-based industries, educational/ research/extension, institutes etc.
  • To develop the skills for leadership, ethical integrity and professional engagement in agriculture and allied science.
  • To provide adequate information about natural and other resources through a course curriculum for the betterment of life.
  • To produce highly skilled professionals in field of various branches of agriculture to meet the need of various scientific agriculture institutions as well as farmers demand for agriculture professionals.

Curriculum Details

As per the recommendation of the 5th Deans' committee of Indian Council of Agriculture (ICAR)

  • Fundamentals of Agronomy
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Genetics Introductory Biology*
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Introduction to Forestry
  • Rural Sociology &Educational Psychology
  • Agricultural Heritage*
  • Human value Ethics**
  • Comprehension and Communication skills in English
  • Elementary Mathematics*

  • Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Crop Physiology
  • Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education
  • Communication Skills and Personality Development
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics
  • Introductory Agro-Meteorology and Climate Change

  • Crop Production Technology-I(Rabicrops)
  • Fundamentals of Plant Breeding
  • Agriculture Finance and Cooperation
  • Agriculture Informatics
  • Farm Machinery and Power
  • Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices
  • Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
  • Statistical Methods
  • Livestock and Poultry Management

  • Crop Production Technology –II (Kharif Crops)
  • Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping
  • Renewable Energy and Green Technology
  • Problematic Soils and their Management
  • Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops
  • Principles of Seed Technology
  • Farming System &Sustainable Agriculture
  • Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices
  • Micro propagation Technologies (Elective Course)

  • Principles of Integrated pest and Disease Management Manures
  • Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management
  • Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management –I
  • Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops)
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication
  • Geo informatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming
  • Practical Crop Production-II (Rabicrops)
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Protected cultivation (Elective Course)

  • Rain fed Agriculture &Watershed Management
  • Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
  • Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II
  • Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Management of Beneficial Insects
  • Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)
  • Practical Crop Production- II (Rabi crops)
  • Principles of Organic Farming
  • Farm Management, Production &Resource Economics
  • Principles of Food Science and Nutrition
  • Weed Management (Elective Course)

  • General Orientation & on Campus Training by Different Faculties Village Attachment
  • Unit Attachment in Univ./ College, KVK/Research Station Attachment
  • Plant Clinic
  • Agro-Industrial Attachment
  • Project Report Preparation, Presentation and Evaluation

  • Food Processing
  • Organic Production Technology
  • The Remedial Courses to be offered to the students off different streams are as under
  • Mathematics (in 10+2): Introductory Biology and Agriculture Heritage
  • Biology/Agriculture (in 10+2): Elementary Mathematics and Agriculture Heritage
  • Non-gradial courses

 

Program Outcomes (POs)

  • PO1

    Basic Agriculture knowledge: Applied knowledge of Agriculture and allied sciences including Agronomy, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Sciences, Agro-forestry, Plant Protection Sciences, Agricultural Biotechnology, Horticulture, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Microbiology Agricultural Entrepreneurship etc.

  • PO2

    Problem Solving: Students will be competent enough in the field of Agricultural and its allied areas by giving them hands on experience in field experiments through practical in the fields and Laboratory including basic tools and techniques.

  • PO3

    Field Experimentations: Able to calculate the need of the economy for seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, fuels and lubricants, agricultural machinery, implements and equipment, labor resources, assess the quality of field work (soil cultivation, sowing, crop care, harvesting, primary processing of cereals, etc.) keeping in view the environmental considerations.

  • PO4

    Modern implements usage: Use of different modern agricultural implements including tractors, harrow, mould board plough, disc plough, and using the concepts of zero tillage and its implementation using modern tools and techniques.

  • PO5

    Modern Agricultural/ Horticultural implements: Use of modern tools and techniques for training and pruning of horticultural crops, including fruit and vegetables crops, ornamental plants, Use of greenhouse technology, mist chamber, for different experiments.

  • PO6

    Modern Plant Protection implements: Use of modern devices to trap and collect the pests, cultural, mechanical, physical methods of management, use of biological methods including release of parasites, predators and parasitoids at mass level. Resistant varieties for pest and diseases, use of fungicides, insecticides of natural origin to manage the diseases and insect pests.

  • PO7

    Extension Program: Create awareness about new extension programs, in-depth knowledge to students regarding the techniques (innovative ideas, government schemes, subsidy on seed rates, pesticides and fertilizers) and their implementations to the farmers through extension education, Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) program, training to students in the villages and agricultural companies.

  • PO8

    Environment and sustainability: Develop scientific, economic and environmental principles underpinning agricultural production and land use, Understanding and demonstration of knowledge on the impact of the agriculture and its allied streams on environment in relation to sustainable development in terms of conservation of soil, water and natural resources.

  • PO9

    Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional agricultural ethics, responsibilities and norms.

  • PO10

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

  • PO11

    Communication: Communicate effectively on agricultural and day to day activities with the agricultural community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.

  • PO12

    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 advanced and innovative changes.

 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Fundamental knowledge in Agriculture and its allied sciences (Agronomy, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Sciences, Agro-forestry, Plant Protection Sciences, Agricultural Biotechnology, Horticulture, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Microbiology Agricultural Entrepreneurship)

Development of research skills in field and laboratory conditions, including the handling of greenhouses, mist chambers and handling of laboratory equipments

Specialization in specific areas of interest in the allied sciences of agriculture and grow as professional at national and international levels.

Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) program to the students as a core course curriculum to manage up with the changes in agricultural technology through lifelong learning.

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Career Path

Government Sector:

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

Private Sector:

  • 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 Organization

FAQ

What is the scope of agriculture graduation?

Student can get the job in Govt. and Private sector, also introduce the start-up in agriculture field i.e. Preservation, steaming, nursery and dairy farming.

What is the scope of research after under graduation / post-graduation?

Innovate new varieties new application of scientific ideas in different fields

Can students utilise his calibre in corporate sector?

Student may bright his future in corporate sector as a field officer, sales officer and C & F distributors.

How students can help to NGOs & Govt. bodies after agriculture graduation?

Student can render hug no. of warehouses/ storages to govt. and NGO’s with the help of banks and cooperative societies for extra production of agriculture cereals and pulses.

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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