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Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

OVERVIEW

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or B.Sc. in Agriculture is a 4-year undergraduate degree awarded by Indian Universities for 10+2 students, preferably a Science stream. Like BE/B.Tech or MBBS, B.Sc. in Agriculture is considered a professional degree by the Government of India. The demand for trained professionals in agriculture is very high. B.Sc. Agriculture involves the study of agriculture sciences and the use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology, weather forecasting, etc. The objective of the course is to use these concepts to train students to improve agricultural productivity & to build a sustainable agricultural environment.

Eligibility Criteria 

Duration

10+2 with a recognized board in Agriculture/PCM/CBZ with 50% marks (45% for reserved categories)

4 year

CURRICULUM

SEMESTER–I

 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG101

Fundamentals of Horticulture

C 1     0 0 1
BSAG102

Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology

C 2 0 0 2
BSAG103

Fundamentals of Soil Science

C 2 0 0 2
BSAG104

Introduction to Forestry

C 1 0 0 1
BSAG105

Fundamentals of Agronomy

C 3 0 0 3
BSAG106

Rural sociology & Educational Psychology

C 2 0 0 2
BSAG181

Comprehension & Communication skills in English

LS 1 0 0 1
BSAG182

Human Values & Ethics (non gradial)

NC 1 0 0 1
BSAG001

Agricultural Heritage

R 1 0 0 1
BSAG002

Introductory Biology*

R 1 0 0 1
BSAG003 Elementary Mathematics R 2 0 0 2
            17
PRACTICAL
BSAG191 Fundamentals of Horticulture C 0 0 2 1
BSAG192 Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG193 Fundamentals of Soil Science C 0 0 2 1
BSAG194 Introduction to Forestry C 0 0 2 1
BSAG195 Fundamentals of Agronomy C 0 0 2 1
BSAG196 Comprehension & Communication Skills in English LS 0 0 2 1
BSAG197 NSS/NCC/Physical Education & Yoga Practices NC 0 0 4 2
BSAG091 Introductory Biology* R 0 0 2 1
        26

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER–II

 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG201 Fundamentals of Genetics C 2 0 0 2
BSAG202 Agricultural Microbiology C 1 0 0 1
BSAG203 Soil and Water Conservation Engineering C 1 0 0 1
BSAG204 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology C 1 0 0 1
BSAG205 Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics C 2     2
BSAG206 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology C 3 0 0 3
BSAG207 Fundamentals of Entomology C 3 0 0 3
BSAG208 Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education C 2 0 0 2
BSAG209 Mushroom Cultivation C 2 0 0 2
BSAG200 Agri- Informatics C 1 0 0 1
            18
PRACTICAL
BSAG291 Fundamentals of Genetics C 0 0 2 1
BSAG292 Agricultural Microbiology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG293 Soil and Water Conservation Engineering C 0 0 2 1
BSAG294 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG295 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG296 Fundamentals of Entomology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG297 Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education C 0 0 2 1
BSAG298 Mushroom Cultivation C 0 0 2 1
BSAG299 Agri- Informatics C 0 0 2 1
TOTAL       27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER–III

 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG301 Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops) C 1 0 0 1
BSAG302 Fundamentals of Plant Breeding C 2 0 0 2
BSAG303 Agricultural Finance and Cooperation C 2 0 0 2
BSAG304 AI-ML & IOT in Agriculture C 1 0 0 1
BSAG305 Farm Machinery and Power C 1 0 0 1
BSAG306 Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices C 1 0 0 1
BSAG307 Environmental Studies and Disaster Management C 2 0 0 2
BSAG308 Statistical Methods C 1 0   1
BSAG309 Livestock and Poultry Management C 3 0 0 3
BSAG-310 Communication skill & personality development LS 1 0 0 1
            15
PRACTICAL
BSAG390 Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops) C 0 0 2 1
BSAG391 Fundamentals of Plant Breeding C 0 0 2 1
BSAG392 Agricultural Finance and Cooperation C 0 0 2 1
BSAG393 AI-ML & IOT in Agriculture C 0 0 2 1
BSAG394 Farm Machinery and Power C 0 0 2 1
BSAG395 Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices C 0 0 2 1
BSAG396 Environmental Studies and Disaster Management C 0 0 2 1
BSAG397 Statistical Methods C 0 0 2 1
BSAG398 Livestock and Poultry Management C 0 0   1
BSAG399 Communication skill & personality development LS 0 0 2 1
TOTAL       25

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER–IV

 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG401 Crop Production Technology –II (Rabi Crops) C 1 0 0 1
BSAG402 Ornamental Horticulture, MAP  and Landscaping C 1 0 0 1
BSAG403 Renewable Energy and Green Technology C 1 0 0 1
BSAG404 Problematic Soils and their Management C 2 0 0 2
BSAG405 Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops C 1 0 0 1
BSAG406 Principles of Seed Technology C 1 0 0 1
BSAG407 Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture C 1 0 0 1
BSAG408 Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices C 2 0 0 2
BSAG409 Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change C 1 0 0 1
BSAG400 Data Analytics LS 1

 

0

0 2
BSAG41X Elective Course PE 2 0 0 2
            15
PRACTICAL
BSAG491 Crop Production Technology –II (Rabi Crops) C 0 0 2 1
BSAG492 Ornamental Horticulture  and Landscaping C 0 0 2 1
BSAG493 Renewable Energy and Green Technology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG494 Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops C 0 0 2 1
BSAG495 Principles of Seed Technology C 0 0 2 1
BSAG496 Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices C 0 0 2 1
BSAG497 Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change C 0 0 2 1
BSAG498 Practical based on Elective Course PE 0 0 2 1
BSAG499 Data Analytics LS 0 0 2 1
  EDUCATIONAL TOUR(OPTIONAL IN ONE YEAR) NC 0 0 2 2
TOTAL       24

 

SEMESTER–V

 

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG501 Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management C 2 0 0 2
BSAG502 Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management C 2 0 0 2
BSAG503 Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management C 2 0 0 2
BSAG504 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I C 2 0 0 2
BSAG505 Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops) C 1 0 0 1
BSAG506 Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication C 1 0 0 1
BSAG507 Geoinformatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming C 1 0 0 1
BSAG508 Intellectual Property Rights C 1 0 0 1
BSAG51X Elective Course PE 2 0 0 2
            14
PRACTICAL
BSAG591 Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management C 0 0 2 1
BSAG592 Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management C 0 0 2 1
BSAG593 Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management C 0 0 2 1
BSAG594 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I C 0 0 2 1
BSAG595 Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops) C 0 0 2 1
BSAG596 Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication C 0 0 2 1
BSAG597 Geoinformatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming C 0 0 2 1
BSAG598 Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops) C 0 0 2 2
BSAG599 Practical based on Elective Course PE 0 0 2 1
  Educational Tour NC 0 0 4 2
TOTAL       24

 

 

SEMESTER–VI
COURSE CODE COURSETITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG601 Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management C 1 0 0 1
BSAG602 Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture C 1 0 0 1
BSAG603 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II C 2 0 0 2
BSAG604 Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables C 1 0 0 1
BSAG605 Management of Beneficial Insects C 1 0 0 1
BSAG606 Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops) C 1 0 0 1
BSAG607 Principles of Organic Farming C 1 0 0 1
BSAG608 Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics C 1 0 0 1
BSAG609 Principles of Food Science and Nutrition C 2 0 0 2
BSAG61X Elective Course PE 2 0 0 2
            13
PRACTICAL
BSAG691 Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management C 0 0 2 1
BSAG692 Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture C 0 0 2 1
BSAG693 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II C 0 0 2 1
BSAG694 Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables C 0 0 2 1
BSAG695 Management of Beneficial Insects C 0 0 2 1
BSAG696 Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops) C 0 0 2 1
BSAG697 Principles of Organic Farming C 0 0 2 1
BSAG698 Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics C 0 0 2 1
BSAG699 Practical based on Elective Course C 0 0 2 1
BSAG690 Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops) PE 0 0 4 2
TOTAL       24

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER– VII
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG791 RURAL AGRICULTURAL WORK EXPERIENCE AND AGRO-INDUSTRIAL ATTACHMENT (RAWE &AIA) AIA 0 0 20 20
TOTAL       20

 

SEMESTER–VIII
COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE TYPE HOURS CREDIT
L T P
BSAG891 EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING PROGRAMME ELP 0 0   20 20
MODULES

BSAG89X

 

MODULE I

ELP

 

0 0 10 10
MODULE II 0 0 10 10
TOTAL       (8 Semesters)       186

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