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M.Sc. (Agriculture)

Faculty

Fatma Hassan
Science professor
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Ashraf Badry
Science professor
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Fatma Hassan
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Ashraf Badry
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Course Overview

There is a gradual increase in scope for agronomists. M.Sc. (Agriculture) professionals find ways to increase the output of crops used in these products. They also balance increased agricultural output with protection and preservation of soil, water, and ecosystems.

Eligibility and admission

B.Sc. (Agriculture)/ B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.)

Specialization

M.Sc Agriculture (Plant Protection)

The programme will impart skill oriented knowledge to the students to compete nationally for various specialized positions requiring for identification of diseases and pests, diagnosis of diseases, application methods and judicious use of pesticides in IPM.

 

M.Sc Agriculture (Horticulture)

The programme will impart skill oriented knowledge to the students to compete nationally for various specialized positions requiring for nursery management, plant cultivation and post-harvest handling of horticultural crops.

 

M.Sc Agriculture (Agronomy)

The programme will impart skill oriented knowledge to the students to compete nationally at various levels with the knowledge of soil fertility, nutrient management, weed management and agrochemical management.

Curriculum highlights

The curriculum varies, from learning about agricultural meteorology, soil science, production and protection of crops, plant breeding, post- harvest technology and agriculture economics as well as statistics with a balanced summation of theory and practical depending upon the research plan.

  • Tropical and Dry land Horticulture
  • Sub-Tropical and Temperate Fruit Production
  • Production Technology of warm season Vegetable Crops
  • Seed Production Technology of vegetable crops
  • Postharvest Technology for Fruit Crops
  • Principles and practices of soil fertility and nutrient management
  • Manures, Fertilizers and Agro-chemicals
  • Production Technology of warm season Vegetable Crops

The 2 years duration is divided into 4 semesters, during each semester, students face separate sets of theoretical subjects as well as practical sessions associated with those subjects. Apart from theoretical subjects and practical sessions, seminars and research work/project also plays an important role in M.Sc. (Agriculture) program. Based on the choice of subjects, students may specialize in disciplines within the sector of Agriculture Science.

Many Government, as well as private job opportunities exist for passing out professionals. In the govt. sector, state agriculture departments recruit pass outs to fill up Officer level posts. Colleges hire M.Sc. folks to work as Lecturers. Government Banks also hire them to fill up Officer level posts (that primarily deals with Agriculture related loans). In the private sector, graduates find jobs as managers at plantations, as officers at fertilizer manufacturing firms, agriculture machinery industries, agricultural products marketing firms, food processing firms etc.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 36500
Scholarship Category A 14600
Scholarship Category B 21900
Scholarship Category C 29200
 

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