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Agriculture Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)

India is the world’s leader in agricultural education with around 54 Agricultural Universities in the country. There are almost 15,000 seats available at UG level in as many as 11 disciplines and over 7,000 students at PG and 1700 at PhD level. At any point, there are over one lac students studying agriculture-related courses in India

BSc and BSc Hons in agriculture include varied disciplines of agriculture including Agronomy, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, Sericulture etc. BSc in Agriculture differs from routine BSc as the main focus is on agriculture. Usually BSc in agriculture degree is associated with specialization; e.g. animal science, plant protection, soil science, agricultural engineering etc.

B.Sc Agriculture Eligibility:

Eligibility criteria for admission in BSc and BSc Hons Agriculture require completion of 10+2 (PCB/ PCM) with 55% marks.

B.Sc Agriculture Course Details:

It’s a four-year program and the course is divided into 8 semesters. The four-year program provides related knowledge, practical skills, and competencies in agriculture. BSc prepares students for a wide range of careers related to the agriculture industry and other allied industries.

Top Colleges of India offering B.Sc Agriculture are:

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur
PAU, Ludhiana
Shivaji University, Kolhapur


Specialisations in B.Sc Agriculture

Various Subjects are available to choose from to do ones B.Sc in agriculture. A few of them are listed below:
AgronomyAgriculture Engineering
Plant GeneticsAgricultural Meteorology
Soil SciencePlant Pathology
Agricultural ChemistryHorticulture
EntomologyAgricultural Extension
Agricultural Economics


B.Sc Agriculture Admission Details

Admission to BSc Agricultural courses is in two modes. It is done either based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination (Direct Admission) or written entrance exam conducted by the university/institution/national association.
Various entrance exams for B.Sc in agriculture science courses
Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) – AIEEA UG | AIEEA PG
AGRICET
CG Pre Agriculture Test (PAT)
GB Pant University Admissions (GBPUAT)
Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGKV) CET
MCAER Common Entrance Test (CET)
MP Pre Agriculture Test (PAT)
Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT)
Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) Entrance Exam
Rajasthan Joint Entrance Test (JET)
UAS, UHS, UAHS PG Common Admission
Uttar Pradesh Combined Agricultural and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET)
Horticultural University Common Entrance Exam (HORTI CET)
Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University HORTICET
Engineering, Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (EAMCET) – Andhra Pradesh | Telangana
Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination (JCECE)

https://www.mynextexam.com/exam/kea-ugcet-2019

Kerala Engineering, Architecture, Medical (KEAM) Entrance Exam
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE)


Synopsis of B.Sc Agriculture Studies in India

CourseBSc in Agriculture
LevelUndergraduate
Duration4 years
Semesters8
Examination TypeBiannual or annual
Eligibility10+2 in Science stream from a recognized educational board
Admission ProcessEntrance exam based
Course Fee5,000 to 90,000 per annum
Average Starting Salary2 to 5.5 lacs
Top RecruitersDuPont India, Punsup, Amul, Kwality, Mother Diary, Verka, Rallies India Limited, Advanta Limited, National Agro Industries, ABT Industries and more.

Colleges providing this course

A and M Institute of Management and Technology, Pathankot

A and M Institute of Management and Technology, Pathankot

Pathankot, Punjab

A and M Institute of Mana...

Pathankot, Punjab

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Advance Institute of Science and Technology

Advance Institute of Science and Technology

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Advance Institute of Scie...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore

Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Agricultural College and ...

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

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Agricultural College, Aswaraopet

Agricultural College, Aswaraopet

Khammam, Telangana

Agricultural College, Asw...

Khammam, Telangana

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Agricultural College & Research Institute, Eachangkottai, Thanjavur

Agricultural College & Research Institute, Eachangkottai, Thanjavur

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

Agricultural College & Re...

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu

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Agricultural College & Research Institute, Madurai

Agricultural College & Research Institute, Madurai

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Agricultural College & Re...

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

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Akal Degree College, Sangrur

Akal Degree College, Sangrur

Sangrur, Punjab

Akal Degree College, Sang...

Sangrur, Punjab

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Aklia Degree College, Bathinda

Aklia Degree College, Bathinda

Bathinda, Punjab

Aklia Degree College, Bat...

Bathinda, Punjab

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Alpine Group Of Institutes, Dehradun

Alpine Group Of Institutes, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Alpine Group Of Institute...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Alpine Institute of Management and Technology

Alpine Institute of Management and Technology

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Alpine Institute of Manag...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Amar Singh College, Bulandshahr

Amar Singh College, Bulandshahr

Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh

Amar Singh College, Bulan...

Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh

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Anand Niketan College of Agriculture, Warora

Anand Niketan College of Agriculture, Warora

Warora, Maharashtra

Anand Niketan College of ...

Warora, Maharashtra

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Arya Bhatta College, Barnala

Arya Bhatta College, Barnala

Barnala, Punjab

Arya Bhatta College, Barn...

Barnala, Punjab

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Aryabhatta College, Barnala

Aryabhatta College, Barnala

Barnala, Punjab

Aryabhatta College, Barna...

Barnala, Punjab

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ASRA  Institute Of Advanced Studies, Bhawanigarh

ASRA Institute Of Advanced Studies, Bhawanigarh

Bhawanigarh, Punjab

ASRA Institute Of Advanc...

Bhawanigarh, Punjab

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Baba Bhagwan Das Government College

Baba Bhagwan Das Government College

Shahpura, Rajasthan

Baba Bhagwan Das Governme...

Shahpura, Rajasthan

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Baba Farid Institute of Technology, Dehradun

Baba Farid Institute of Technology, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Baba Farid Institute of T...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Barrister Thakur Chhedilal College of Agriculture And Research Station, Bilaspur

Barrister Thakur Chhedilal College of Agriculture And Research Station, Bilaspur

Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

Barrister Thakur Chhedila...

Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh

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Beehive College of Management and Technology, Dehradun

Beehive College of Management and Technology, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Beehive College of Manage...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun

BFIT Group of Institutions, Dehradun

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

BFIT Group of Institution...

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

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Universities providing this course

AISECT University

AISECT University

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

AISECT University

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand

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Allahabad State University

Allahabad State University

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Allahabad State Universit...

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

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AUS (University of Studies)

AUS (University of Studies)

Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh

AUS (University of Studie...

Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh

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Bhabha University, Bhopal

Bhabha University, Bhopal

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Bhabha University, Bhopal

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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Bhagwant Global University

Bhagwant Global University

Pauri, Uttarakhand

Bhagwant Global Universit...

Pauri, Uttarakhand

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Bhagwant University

Bhagwant University

Ajmer, Rajasthan

Bhagwant University

Ajmer, Rajasthan

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Bhupal Noble's University, Udaipur

Bhupal Noble's University, Udaipur

Udaipur, Rajasthan

Bhupal Noble's University...

Udaipur, Rajasthan

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Bihar Agricultural University

Bihar Agricultural University

Bhagalpur, Bihar

Bihar Agricultural Univer...

Bhagalpur, Bihar

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Birsa Agricultural University

Birsa Agricultural University

Ranchi, Jharkhand

Birsa Agricultural Univer...

Ranchi, Jharkhand

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Bundelkhand University, Jhansi

Bundelkhand University, Jhansi

Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

Bundelkhand University, J...

Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

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Capital University, Kodarma

Capital University, Kodarma

Kodarma, Jharkhand

Capital University, Kodar...

Kodarma, Jharkhand

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CMJ University

CMJ University

Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya

CMJ University

Ri-Bhoi, Meghalaya

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CUTM (Centurion University of Technology and Management), Paralakhemundi

CUTM (Centurion University of Technology and Management), Paralakhemundi

Paralakhemundi, Odisha

CUTM (Centurion Universit...

Paralakhemundi, Odisha

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Desh Bhagat University, Fatehgarh Sahib

Desh Bhagat University, Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab

Desh Bhagat University, F...

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab

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Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Un...

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

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Dr. C V Raman University, Khandwa

Dr. C V Raman University, Khandwa

Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. C V Raman University,...

Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh

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Dr. C.V. Raman University, Vaishali

Dr. C.V. Raman University, Vaishali

Vaishali, Bihar

Dr. C.V. Raman University...

Vaishali, Bihar

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GIET (Gandhi institute of Engineering and Technology) University, Gunupur

GIET (Gandhi institute of Engineering and Technology) University, Gunupur

Gunupur, Odisha

GIET (Gandhi institute of...

Gunupur, Odisha

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GNDU (Guru Nanak Dev University), Amritsar

GNDU (Guru Nanak Dev University), Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab

GNDU (Guru Nanak Dev Univ...

Amritsar, Punjab

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Gopal Narayan Singh University

Gopal Narayan Singh University

Rohtas, Bihar

Gopal Narayan Singh Unive...

Rohtas, Bihar

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