M.Sc. Agriculture in Agronomy

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Course Offered Duration (in Years) Eligibility
M.Sc. Ag in Agronomy (Proposed for 2022-23) 2 Years (a) B.Sc. Ag (4 years) with minimum 60% marks (b) A Personal Interview by the Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor / Competent Authority of the University

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agronomy is a 2 year’s Post Graduate Level programme. This 2 years’ duration includes 4 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. During each semester, students will face separate sets of theoretical subjects as well as practical sessions. Apart from those subjects, seminars and Research work (Thesis work) also plays an important role in M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agronomy programme.

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After completion of M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agronomy, students will be able to conduct research work in crop field, take samples, observations and perform laboratory tests and identify and solve the problems related to plant nutrition, irrigation, insect pest damage, weed management, climate change etc.

Candidates will opt their jobs as Agronomist, Agricultural scientist, Crop production specialist, Farm Manager, Research Fellow, Management Trainee, Laboratory Technician, School teacher, Crop scientist etc. Students can also opt for Ph. D. in Agronomy.

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Course Structure

  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
  • Semester 3
  • Semester 4

1st Semester

Sl. No. Course Title Credit Hours
1 Agronomy of major cereals and pulses 2+1
2 Principles and practices of weed management 2+1
3 Modern concepts in crop production 3+0
4 *Soil fertility and fertilizer use 3+1
5 Crop growth analysis and productivity modelling 1+1
6 Master’s seminar I 1+0
Total 16

2nd Semester

Sl. No. Course Title Credit Hours
1 Agronomy of oilseed, fibre and sugar crops 2+1
2 Principles and practices of water management 2+1
3 Cropping systems and sustainable agriculture 2+0
4 *Management of problem soils and water 2+1
5 **Experimental designs 2+1
6 Dry land farming and watershed management 2+1
Total 17

3rd Semester

Sl. No. Course Title Credit Hours
1 Agronomy of Medicinal, Aromatic and Narcotic Crops 2+1
2 Agronomy of Fodder and Forage Crops 2+1
Total 6

4th Semester

Sl. No. Course Title Credit Hours
1 Master’s seminar II 1+0
2 Master’s Research 0+20
Total 21
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