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BSC AGRICULTURE (Bachelor Of Science In Agriculture)

Duration : 4 years
Eligibility : 50% marks in class 12 in Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) stream from a recognized educational board
BSC AGRICULTURE

B.Sc Agriculture

Agriculture plays a vital role in India’s economy. 54.6% of the population is engaged in agriculture and allied activities (census 2011) and it contributes 17% to the country’s Gross Value Added (Current price 2014-15, 2011-12 series). India ranks second worldwide, in farm output. India is the largest producer of milk, jute and pulses, and has the world’s second largest cattle population with 170 million animals in 2011. It is the second-largest producer of rice, wheat, sugarcane, cotton and groundnuts as well as the second-largest fruit and vegetable producer, accounting for 10.9% and 8.6% of the world fruit and vegetable production, respectively according to Annual Report 2016-17, Govt. of India. 4-year B.Sc. in Agriculture programme consists of topics such as agricultural science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology etc.

Course Duration

B.Sc Agriculture course duration is 4 Years.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum elgibility for B.Sc Agriculture is Class 12th pass with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Maths/ Agriculture Vocational with at least 55% marks. Students have to clear All India Entrance Examination ICAR NEET And Also There are various entrance examinations held by the various University.

Career Prospects

Indian Economy is depends on agriculture and offers various opportunities to B.Sc Agriculture students . There are various private and government jobs available for graduate students. There are some Following job  profiles that candidates can join after completing this course.

  • Junior Associate – Research
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agricultural Research Scientist
  • Marketing Executive
  • Assistant Plantation Manager
  • Agriculture Development Officers
  • Agriculturists
  • Agriculture Technician
  • Business Development Executive
  • Rice Breeder
  • Junior Agriculture Specialist
  • Seed Technologist

 

Agriculture College In India

Indian Agriculture Research Institute - Delhi

Tamilnadu Agricultural University - Coimbatore

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya (BCKV) - Kalyani,West Bengal

Private Agriculture College In West Bengal

The Neotia University - Kolkata

Sister Nivedita University - Kolkata

Swami Vivekananda University - Kolkata