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PG Diploma in Plant Protection

PG Diploma in Plant Protection

School of Agricultural Sciences (SAS)

  • Program Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    1 Year

About the Programme

PG Diploma in Plant Protection is a one-year programme that runs in collaboration with leading agrochemical industry. The aspirants of this programme will be equipped with the theoretical, practical and business aspects of pests, diseases and weed problems of plants. The programme will focus on imparting students with knowledge of how to protect plants using appropriate pest, disease and weed control techniques.

Taking class learning and practical sessions under considerations, the students will be assessed on the basis of essays, assignments, in-class problem-solving exercises, case studies, and practical & theoretical exams.

The programme examines plant improvement through advances in resource use efficiency, plant protection and modern breeding techniques. Focusing upon the understanding of plant protection systems, the programme is ideally suited for those who wish to pursue careers in research institutes, plant breeding, agro-industry and advance to higher studies.

This course is for individuals who...

seek to gain the skills and knowledge to maintain the ecological balance. It is for candidates who are diligent, drawn to nature, and have the ability to conduct simple experiments.

Students who are looking for...

a career in private sector, government and non-governmental organisations in the agricultural industry are an ideal fit for the programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 150000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2550 5000
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • B.Sc. Agri./Horticulture/Life Science/Equivalent from any recognized University with a 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
  • Plant Consultant
  • Associate Plant Researcher
  • Field Advisor
  • Soil Scientist
  • Greenhouse Associate
  • Dhanuka AgriTech Ltd
  • Advanta
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Crystal Crop Care
  • DuPont
  • Excel Crop Care
  • Godgej Agrovet
  • Rallis India

Take the next step towards a career in agriculture.

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