B.Sc (Hon) Agriculture

B.Sc (Hon) in Agriculture course equips the students with scientific knowledge of agriculture sector and normally includes Agronomy, Plant genetics, Soil science, Entomology, Water management,  Irrigation,  Plant pathology, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture-Meteorology, Horticulture, Agriculture Extension etc.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Agriculture is the back bone of rural economy It has great employment and business opportunity.  Agriculture industry offers numerous career options to Agriculture Professionals. Most careers in this field are either business or science related such as:

Government

  • Agriculture Marketing inspector
  • Assistant Plant protection officer
  • Agriculture Extension officer
  • Agriculture Inspector / Agriculture Field Officer in Banks
  • Dairy Manager
  • Farm Manager
  • Soil Conservation officer and Irrigation
  • Seed Production officer
  • Seed Quality control manager

Academics

  • Teaching
  • Lab/Technical Assistant
  • Seed production officer
  • Pest and weed controller
  • Assistant Research officer

Industries

  • Seed production officer
  • Fertilizer  production / Marketing Manager
  • Sales Executive
  • Irrigation and Plant Protection Equipment Sales and Marketing

Self employment

  • Production and Marketing of Agricultural Inputs/Outputs
  • Land escape and gardening
  • Food technology

Duration

4 Years