B.Sc Agriculture, the Latest Addition in the College Curriculum

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) has many trades within itself and most of which are taught in the college. However, there has been one latest addition in this course; the introduction of agriculture science has paved the way for many other career opportunities in this field. This agriculture course will teach the students about the various ways in which they can modernize and improve the traditional farming methods, and how the yielding of crops can be cheaper and more productive. The information in the article given below will describe the course curriculum and the importance of this course.

Why should you opt for B.Sc Agriculture in Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions?

B.Sc agriculture is a 4-year undergraduate course which focuses mainly on agriculture and all the students interested in this field can opt for such a course. The subjects included in the course are Food Microbiology, Genetics, and Plant Breeding, plant pathology, soil science, agriculture microbiology, etc.

This course opens the way for many high paying jobs such as Biochemist, environmental engineer, Bioinformatics sciences, agriculture engineer, and many others. Agriculture plays the most important part in the economy of any company, and thus it is responsible for providing a lot of employment opportunities in the country. Especially in India, agriculture is very important for the economy and still in most parts of India the farmers are yet to have some technical advancement in their farming habits.
The students can also pursue further education in fields such as M.Sc Agriculture and Ph.D. These will open more job opportunities such as teaching and research scientist in this particular field. As an agriculture enthusiast, you can also invent and discover new effective farming techniques and methods after your education and training.

The duration of the course is 4 years with a lot of trades to choose from, the students can choose any suitable course and thus decide their career opportunities. This course also provides a lot of opportunities in the government sector, so if you are looking to serve the government then you can always choose this course.

Eligibility Criteria-

The eligibility criteria for B.Sc agriculture is the most basic qualification that is required in other B.Sc courses. The candidate should have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology as their main subjects with a minimum of 50%.

Subjects Included-

Before applying for the course the students need to have a look at some of the subjects which will be included in the B.Sc agriculture curriculum. Subjects such as Agronomy, Plant Genetics, Soil Science, Entomology, Agriculture Extension, and Horticulture are included in the B.Sc Agricultural course.

Faculty-

Every faculty of the institution is highly educated with a lot of experience in the field of agricultural education. The students can blindly trust the innovative and modern methods that the faculty uses to train you for your agricultural future. The student-teacher ratio for each class will be around 1:25, which is a good option for the students as well as the faculty and will ensure quality education to the students.

Fee Structure-

The fee structure of this course can range from anywhere between 10,000 – 50,000 INR/year. The fee structure can vary according to the colleges and their reputation in the market. The course is conducted semester wise, and there are a total of 8 semesters in this course, but the fee is paid annually and not semester wise.

B.Sc. Agriculture Entrance Exam-

Below given is a list of all the exams that the students can apply for if they want to select a college of their own choice:

• ICAR Entrance Exam, clearing this exam will make you eligible for the 15% seats that are available in every college.
• EAMCET, this exam specifically selects candidates for agriculture education in the areas of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
• PAU entrance exam, these exams are conducted by Punjab Agriculture University.

The students can also be selected according to their merit in 10+2, and most of the colleges including ours select their students on this basis.

Conclusion

Agriculture is the basic need for every human being and without food, humanity will cease to exist. This means that agriculture is the only evergreen fields which will remain till the end. The B.Sc agriculture course will open many opportunities for the students to provide their service in the field and select a good career option.

Agriculture has a lot of scope for the innovative and hardworking students who are willing to give their best in this field. There are a lot of Agriculture colleges in Dehradun like Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions which offer the various job opportunities in the field of agriculture in both the private and government sectors, so there is no scarcity of jobs in this field. So, come join our institution and be the first batch of this course and shape your career by our top-quality education from the best teachers.

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