Diploma in Agriculture in RIMT University

Diploma in Agriculture

Diploma in Agriculture is a foundation programme delivering an experience for students new to the agricultural sector. It offers the opportunity to understand the high-tech solutions being used to ensure profitability and sustainability in agri-businesses today.

Eligibility and admission

Passed 10th with atleast 50% marks.

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. The last year of the course will comprise hands-on training, which helps in tying up all you have learned in the first three years, to make you job-ready.

Semester I

  • Introduction to Agriculture
  • Principles of Agronomy
  • Field Crop Production
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Economic Botany
  • Principles of Horticulture
  • Biomathematics

Semester II

  • Crop Production
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Principles of Insect Control
  • Plant Pathology
  • Live Stock and Poultry Production
  • Basics of Agricultural Engineering
  • Principles of Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Meteorology

Semester III

  • Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Plant Nutrition, Manures, and Fertilizers
  • Principles of Genetics
  • Pests and Pest Control
  • Diseases of Field Crops
  • Dairy Cattle and Buffalo Production
  • Production Technology of Fruit Crops
  • Water Management

Semester IV

  • Weed Management
  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Plant Breeding
  • Agricultural Microbiology
  • Green House Technology
  • Seed Production Technology
  • Post-Harvest Technology

The programme is of 3 years, spread across 6 semesters. During each semester, students will face different sets of theoretical subjects as well as practical workshops along with laboratory sessions.

The demand for trained professionals in the field of agriculture is high in Central/State governments, seed/pesticide/fertilizer companies, banks etc. After completing Diploma in Agriculture students can look for graduation programs.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 20000

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