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About B.Sc. (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 includes 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 requires 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)
Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET)
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.

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