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M.Sc. Agriculture

M.Sc. Agriculture

School of Agricultural Sciences (SAS)

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme

MSc. (Agriculture) is a two year post graduate course. The programme is for students who seek a better insight into potential of plants in benefitting mankind. It also focuses on agriculture as a human activity. The programme endeavours to equip the students to carry research in the latest technologies and techniques in agriculture and thereby leading to Food Security. The programme will get students acquainted with various facets of agricultural sciences in well-equipped laboratories and research farms. The main aim of the programme is to have honest and well qualified agriculture professionals who are valued in the sector.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: Achieve insightful information of Agriculture principles necessary for the applications and further improvement of agricultural technology.     
  • PEO2: Demonstrates inquisitive and analytical approach, innovative attitude and research capability for development and growth.
  • PEO3: Possess interpersonal skills, creative professionalism, understanding of ethical responsibility and commitment towards society at national and international levels.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Apply knowledge of agricultural science to the solution of agriculture related issues.
  • PO2: Understand and demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills in crop production.
  • PO3: Create, select and apply appropriate technique, resources and modern agricultural and IT tool for crop production with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO4:   Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional agricultural practice.
  • PO5: Understand the impact of professional agricultural solutions in a societal and environmental context for sustainable development.
  • PO6: Become determined individuals who question, practice and apply the skills they have learnt to propose effective solutions to real-world agricultural problems in a professional manner.
  • PO7: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse agribusiness firms, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO8: Apply values and ethics, for teaching and research in various branches of agricultural sciences.
     

This course is for individuals who...

Are interested in Agriculture. MSc (Agriculture) is one of the most sought after programmes after one completes a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture

Students who are looking for...

Course that gives an in depth knowledge of agriculture and the various aspects of it. Be it Government or Private sector, candidates with Master’s degree in Agriculture can find job roles in both.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 103000 2nd Year 106090
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA NA
Programme Structure

SEMESTER I

  Major Courses with Course Code

Course Title

L

T

P

Total Credit

Course Code 

MAG 501

Principles of crop production

2

-

-

2

MAG502

Soil fertility and nutrient management

2

-

-

2

MAG 503

Agro-meteorology  and  crop ecology

2

 

 

2

MAG 504

Agronomy of cereals, pulses and oilseeds

2

 

 

2

MPA 501

Principles of crop production lab

-

-

-

1

MPA502

Soil fertility and nutrient management lab

-

-

1

1

MPA 503

Agro-meteorology  and  crop ecology lab

 

 

1

1

MPA 504

Agronomy of Cereals, pulses and oilseeds lab

 

 

1

1

Minor Courses with Course Code

MAG505

Soils physics

2

 

 

2

MAG506

Plant Minerals nutrition

2

 

 

2

MPA 505

Soils physics lab

 

 

1

1

MPA506

Minerals nutrition lab

 

 

1

1

Supporting Courses with Course Code

MAG 507

Statistical methods for applied sciences

2

 

 

2

MPA 507

Statistical methods for applied sciences lab

 

 

1

1

MPA508

Term paper I

2

 

 

2

Total

16

 

7

23

 

SEMESTER  II

Major Courses with Course Code

MAG601

Principles and practices of weed management

2

 

 

2

MAG602

Principles and practices of water management

2

 

 

2

MAG 603

Agronomy of   commercial  and medicinal/aromatics crops  

2

 

 

2

MAG 604

Modern concepts in agronomy

2

 

 

2

MPA 601

Principles and practices of weed management lab

 

 

1

1

MPA602

Principles and practices of water management lab

 

 

1

1

MPA 603

Agronomy of   commercial  and medicinal/aromatics crops   lab

 

 

1

1

MPA 604

Modern concepts in agronomy lab

 

 

1

1

Minor Courses with Course Code

MAG 605

Soils, Water and Air  Pollution                 

2

 

 

2

MPA 605

Soils, Water and Air  Pollution lab

 

 

1

1

Supporting Courses with Course Code

MAG 606

Experimental Designs 

2

 

 

2

MPA 606

Experimental Designs  lab

 

 

1

1

MPA 607

Term paper II

2

 

 

2

Credit Compulsory Courses with  Course Code

MPA 608

Library and Information Services  lab

 

 

1

1

MAG 609

Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture

1

 

 

1

MPA  610

Basics Concepts in Laboratory Techniques lab

 

 

1

1

Total

15

 

8

23

Programme Curricula
S.No. Academic year Curricula Link

1

2021-22 View Details
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • B.Sc. - Agriculture 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
  • Agri companies
  • Agri finance companies
  • Fertilizer companies
  • Research Organisations
  • Commercial Farming
  • Agricultural Departments
  • Seed Companies
  • Banks
  • Government offices

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