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Course Name : Bachelor/B.Voc in Agriculture

Eligibility : 10 + 2 or equivalent in relevant stream

Program Duration : 3 Years

Programme fees : 36,000 /-


Introduction of the Sector

Agriculture is one of the most vital sectors of the Indian economy accounting for as much as 18% of the Indian economy. It also accounts for the livelihood of almost 58% of the Indian population. Moreover,  India  has  become  one  of  the  major players in agriculture by becoming the leading producer of pulses, rice, wheat, spices, and spice products. Furthermore, with the numerous government policies in place, the agriculture sector continues to show good and healthy symptoms and steadily climbing through the charts in green. Indian Agriculture sector contributes around 23% in the GDP. It provides employment to more than 65% of the population. The sector is facing an increasing complex business environment due to integration of world market, technological advancement, development of the derivative market etc. To cater to this complexity skilled manpower is required to respond to the current situation and take quick and right decision.

Bachelor/B.Voc in Agriculture

Programme Introduction

Agriculture is a broad field. It consists of many sub- disciplines and sub-branches. Bachelor/B.voc in Agriculture covers all aspects of agriculture. Further, the programme itself comprises of various sub- industries like horticulture, floriculture, poultry, organic farming, and each industry has a large number of job roles and opportunities. Above all, there are huge self-employment opportunities in agriculture sector. The curriculum has been designed to include general education and skill development components, having extensive practical and on-the-job training along with regular industrial visits so that they can be easily be engaged in agriculture industry or become entrepreneurs.

Eligibility for Admission

The eligibility for admission to B.voc in Agriculture shall be 10+2 or equivalent, in any stream.

Career Prospects/Job Role

Agriculture domain is capable of generating an abundant amount of job opportunities and different job profiles each year.

Government jobs, private sector jobs, self- employment opportunities are available for a graduate of Bachelor/B.voc in Agriculture.

The State Agriculture Departments (SAD) recruit graduates to fill up officer cadre posts.

Private jobs are like the managers at plantations, as officers at fertilizer manufacturing firms, agriculture machinery industries, agricultural products marketing firms, food processing units, etc.

Knowledge Provider for Skill Training 

Mitraniketan Krishi Vikas Kendra, Green Agrevolution Pvt Ltd

Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 1.1  Functional English 4     GE 2.1  Basics of Economics and Markets 4
GE 1.2  Communication Skills - I 4     GE 2.2  Environment Sciences 4
GE 1.3  Computing Skills - I 4     GE 2.3  Ethics and Governance 4
AGR 101  Basic Botany and Introduction to Indian Agriculture 2     AGR 201  Agronomical Principle and Crop Production Practices (Rabi Season) 2
AGR 102  Agronomical Principles and Crop Production Practices (Kharif Season ) 2     AGR 202  Principles of Floriculture and Landscaping and Basic Ideas of Agroforestry 2
AGR 103  Farm Machinery and Post Harvesting Technology 2     AGR 203  Indian Horticulture and Principles of Vegetables and Fruit Crops Cultivation 2
TPA 1 Term Paper Assignment 2     TPA 2  Term Paper Assignment 2
Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 3.1  Communication Skills - II 4     GE 4.1  Computing Skills - II 2
GE 3.2  Financial Literacy 4     GE 4.2  Basics of Accounting 4
GE 3.3  Basics of Legal and HR Policies 4     GE 4.3  Design Thinking 4
AGR 301  Concepts of Soil and Nutrient Management 2     GE 4.4  Organizational Behaviour 2
AGR 302  Principles of Irrigation Management 2     AGR 401  Seed Production Technology 2
AGR 303  Principles of Agriculture Meteorology 2     AGR 402  Diagnosis of Crop Health Problems 2
TPA 3 Term Paper Assignment 2     AGR 403  Food Processing and Preservation 2
          TPA 4 Term Paper Assignment 2
Course Code Course Name Credits     Course Code Course Name Credits
GE 5.1  Digital Literacy 4     GE 6.1  Entrepreneurship 4
GE 5.2  Health and Wellness 4     GE 6.2  Employment Readiness 4
GE 5.3  Personal Grooming 4     GE 6.3  Effective Workplace Skills & Competencies 4
AGR 501  Concept of Agro-service and Agriculture Extension 2     AGR 601  Application of Microbiology in Agriculture 2
AGR 502  Emerging Concepts and Practices in Agriculture 2     AGR 602  Livestock, Poultry and Organic Farming Management 2
AGR 503  Insects and their Role in Agriculture 2     AGR 603  Agro-processing Projects, Credit Planning and Corporate Farming 2
TPA 5 Term Paper Assignment 2     TPA 6 Term Paper Assignment 2

*The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.

Programme fees: Rs. 36,000/-per annum
Examination fees: Rs.1,600/- per semester and Rs.3200 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000
Convocation Fees: Rs.2000/- (In absentia Rs.2500/-)

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