Faculty of Agriculture (FOA):
The course of Agriculture Science focuses on soil and water conservation, plant breeding and pathology, soil and plant interaction system, agribusiness management and its implementation, live stock production & management and agricultural economics. This course is widely admired and treated as imperative knowledgeable course for improving the traditional agriculture practices and provide better yield by involving advance and scientific approaches without affecting the environment.
The curriculum is designed to ensure depth in the area ofspecialization together with breadth of exposure and intellectual enrichment, and to prepare the students for higher level professional research and development career in national laboratories, Universities and industry. The duration of the program is 4 years. Each academic year is divided into two semesters with a total of 8 semesters. The entire curriculum also includes seminar, project, study tour, experimental learning etc.. Classes that may be taught in an agricultural education curriculum include horticulture, land management, turf grass management, aquaculture, machine shop classes, cropping machinery, livestock management, biology courses etc. It also covers the sales strategy, marketing plans and devising a budget.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture has wide scope and is job orientated.Currently different agriculture based industries (like fertilizer industries and food manufacturing industries); non- government organisations (like Srijan, Pradan and BAIF); private and public sector commercial firms (like Nationalized and Gramin banks) and agricultural certification agencies etc. are recruiting the graduates of agriculture science.
Higher degrees like M.Sc. in Agriculture with specialization of different disciplines like Horticulture, Agronomy, Soil Science, Plant-Pathology, Plant Breeding etc. can be persuaded.
With B.Sc.(Agri) one can opt for MBA in Rural Management, Risk Management, ABM (Agri-business Management) etc.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture