Integrated B.Sc. (Agriculture) + MBA (Agribusiness)

Integrated B.Sc. (Agriculture) + MBA (Agribusiness)

School of Basic Sciences & Research (SBSR)

  • Program Code

    NA

  • Level

    Integrated

  • Duration

    5 Years

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About the Programme

This a 5 year integrated professional programme run jointly by the Department of Agricultural Sciences SBSR and the highly ranked School of Business Studies of Sharda University. The agricultural and horticultural science courses follow the nationally followed curriculum recommended by the ICAR followed by an intensive curriculum and projects in the Business School. This programme aims at producing competent and competitive management professionals who understand the various facets of practical agriculture horticulture and food production systems and constraints related industries risk management process optimization trading maximizing profits and financial management systems.

This course is for individuals who...

X+2 with Physics Chemistry Biology/Mathematics with minimum 55% marks or equivalent grade

Students who are looking for...

Professional management career in the field of national and international/ multinational business ventures related to food and agribusiness and allied sectors in India or abroad.

Course Fee
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
For National Students 78 000 1 50 000
For International Students 1650 3200
Syllabus

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 1

1

BAG 100

Agricultural Heritage

1

0

0

1 (1+0)

2

BAG 101

Fundamentals of Soil Science & Management of problematic soils

2

0

2

3(2+1)

3

BAG 102

Forestry and Environmental studies

1

0

2

2(1+1)

4

BAG 103

Fundamentals of Agronomy

3

0

2

4(3+1)

5

BAG 107

Fundamentals of Horticulture

1

0

2

2(1+1)

6

BAG 109

Fundamentals of Rural Sociology Educational Psychology

2

0

0

2(2+0)

7

ENG 107

Functional basic English-1

2

0

2

3(2+1)

8

ENG 109

Functional intermediate English-1

2

0

2

3(2+1)

9

MSM 101

Foundation course in Mathematics

4

0

0

4(4+0)

10

BGB 101

Introduction to Life Sciences

3

0

0

3(3+0)

 

Credits in Term 1

17

 

12

27

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 2

11

BAG 104

Fundamentals of Plant Pathology

3

0

2

4(3+1)

12

BAG 105

Fundamentals of Agricultural Microbiology

1

0

2

2(1+1)

13

BAG106

Fundamentals of Genetics

2

0

2

3(2+1)

14

BAG 108

Fundamentals of Crop Physiology

1

0

2

2(1+1)

15

BAG 110

Introductory Soil & Water Conservation Engineering

1

0

2

2(1+1)

16

BAG 111

Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics

2

0

0

2(2+0)

17

BAG 112

Fundamentals of Entomology

3

0

2

4(3+1)

18

BAG 113

Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education

2

0

2

3(2+1)

 

Credits in Term 2

 

 

 

22

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 3

19

BAG 114

Crop production technology-I (Kharif crops)

1

0

2

2(1+1)

20

BAG 115

Fundamentals of Plant Breeding

2

0

2

3(2+1)

21

BAG116

Agricultural Finance and Cooperation

1

0

2

2(1+1)

22

BAG 117

Agri- Informatics

1

0

2

2(1+1)

23

BAG 118

Farm Machinery and Power

1

0

2

2(1+1)

24

BAG 119

Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices

1

0

2

2(1+1)

25

BAG 120

Environmental Studies and Disaster Management

1

0

2

2(1+1)

26

BAG 121

Livestock and Poultry Management

3

0

2

4(3+1)

27

BAG 122

Statistical Methods

1

0

2

2(1+1)

 

Credits in Term 3

 

 

 

22

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 4

28

BAG 123

Crop Production Technology-II (Rabi crops)

1

0

2

2(1+1)

29

BAG 124

Production Technology for Ornamental Crops MAP and Landscaping

1

0

2

2(1+1)

30

BAG 125

Renewable Energy and Green Technology

1

0

2

2(1+1)

31

BAG 126

Problematic Soils and their Management

2

0

0

2(2+0)

32

BAG 127

Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops

1

0

2

2(1+1)

33

BAG 128

Principles of Seed Technology

2

0

2

3(2+1)

34

BAG 129

Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture

1

0

0

1(1+0)

35

BAG 130

Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices

2

0

2

3(2+1)

36

BAG 131

Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change

1

0

2

2(1+1)

37

Credits in Term 4

 

 

 

19

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 5

38

BAG 132

Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management

2

0

2

3(2+1)

39

BAG 133

Manures Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management

2

0

2

3 (2+1)

40

BAG 134

Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management

2

0

2

3 (2+1)

41

BAG 135

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I

2

0

2

3 (2+1)

42

BAG 136

Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops)

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

43

BAG 137

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

45

BAG 138

Geoinformatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

46

BAG 139

Practical Crop Production – I (Kharifcrops)

0

0

2

2 (0+2)

 

Credits in Term 5

 

 

 

20

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 6

47

BAG 140

Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

48

BAG 141

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

49

BAG 142

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II

2

0

2

3 (2+1)

50

BAG 143

Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

51

BAG 144

Management of Beneficial Insect

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

52

BAG 145

Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

53

BAG 146

Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops)

0

0

2

2 (0+2)

54

BAG 147

Principles of Organic Farming

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

55

BAG 148

Farm Management Production & Resource Economics

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

56

BAG 149

Principles of Food Science and Nutrition

1

0

0

2 (1+0)

 

Credits in Term 6

 

 

 

21

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Credits

Term 6

47

BAG 140

Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

48

BAG 141

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

49

BAG 142

Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II

2

0

2

3 (2+1)

50

BAG 143

Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

51

BAG 144

Management of Beneficial Insect

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

52

BAG 145

Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops)

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

53

BAG 146

Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops)

0

0

2

2 (0+2)

54

BAG 147

Principles of Organic Farming

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

55

BAG 148

Farm Management Production & Resource Economics

1

0

2

2 (1+1)

56

BAG 149

Principles of Food Science and Nutrition

1

0

0

2 (1+0)

 

Credits in Term 6

 

 

 

21

 

Elective Courses (DSE/Project/Dissertation and GE) A student can select three elective courses out of the following and offer during 4th 5th and 6th semesters.

65

BAE 101

Agribusiness Management

2

0

2

3(2+1)

66

BAE 102

Landscaping

2

0

2

3(2+1)

67

BAE 103

Food Safety and Standards                    

2

0

2

3(2+1)

68

BAE 104

Protected Cultivation

2

0

2

3(2+1)

69

BAE 104

Hi-tech. Horticulture 3(2+1)                     

2

0

2

3(2+1)

70

BAE 105

Agricultural Journalism

2

0

2

3(2+1)

Credits in Term 4th 5th and 6th

 

 

9

 

Term 7. Modules for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: A student has to register 20 credits opting for two modules of (0+10) credits each (total 20 credits) from the package of modules in the VIII semester

57

 

Activities

No. of weeks

 

 

Credit hours

 

 

Seed Production & Processing Technology attachment & Report

3

0

4

0+4

 

 

Soil Plant Water and Seed Testing attachment and Report

3

0

4

0+4

 

 

Protected Cultivation Systems attachment and report

3

0

4

0+4

 

 

Village attachment and report

4

0

4

4

 

 

Agro-Industrial Attachment and report

4

0

4

0+4

 

 

Unit attachment in Univ./ College. KVK/ Research Station Attachment and report

3

0

4

0+4

Credits in Term 7

 

 

24

0+24

Total Credits in SBSR =  164

 

 

 

 

Term  8 (SBS)

 

S.No.

Course Code

Course Title

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T

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Credits

 

 

Management process & Organization behaviour

        3

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing Management

3

 

 

 

 

 

Managerial Economics

3

 

 

 

 

 

Accounting for Business

4

 

 

 

 

 

Quantitative Techniques

3

 

 

 

 

 

Economic Environment for Agribusiness

3

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Issues in Agribusiness

          2

 

 

 

 

 

Managerial Communication

          3

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

Term 9 (SBS)

Managing Human Resources

2

 

 

 

Business Research

3

 

 

 

Financial Management

3

 

 

 

Production & Operations Mnaagement

3

 

 

 

Project Management

3

 

 

 

Agripreneurship & Innovation

2

 

 

 

Business Laws & Ethics

3

 

 

 

Summer Internship Project

5

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

Term 10

 

Strategic Management

3

 

 

 

 

Agribusiness Supply Chain Management

3

 

 

 

 

International Agribusineess & Trade

3

 

 

 

 

TBD

3

 

 

 

 

Elective -I

3

 

 

 

 

Elective -II

3

 

 

 

 

Elective -III

3

 

 

 

 

Elective -IV

3

 

 

 

 

24

 

 

 

Total Credits in SBS = 72

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with PCB and with minimum 55% marks.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course

The B.Sc. Ag + MBA-Agribusiness graduates are sought after for jobs as managers in modern farming systems agro-industries food companies allied industries farm machineries agrochemical and seed industries food processing export/ imports in the expanding national and international trade. Such graduates may also establish their own business enterprises in India or abroad.

All agrochemical seed grain horticulture traders food processing contract farming farm machinery manufacturers and traders exporters and importers or food and farm produce. Some likely employers:

  • Advanta
  • Cargill
  • DuPont Monsanto
  • Lemken India Agro Equipments
  • National Agro Industry
  • Nujivedu Seeds
  • Rasi Seeds

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