Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

BSC

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN AGRICULTURE

  • Level

    Graduate

  • Duration

    4 Years (8 Semester)

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About the Programme

The Department of Agriculture, Shivalik Institute of Professional Studies (SIPS), offers undergraduate program (B.Sc. - Agriculture) affiliated to Sri. Dev Suman Uttarakhand University, with an aim to provide job oriented course with best quality education to the students. Academic development is a continuous process in which modifications are always required according to changing situations throughout the year. Keeping this view, the Department of Agriculture, SIPS try to establish some programme to create interest of the students towards presence in the class, learning attitude and active participation in the field activities.

FIELD ACTIVITIES

Field Activities are the most important and essential part of agricultural studies, in this regards the department, engaged students to the field activities like land preparation, seed sowing, crop management, weeding, insect – pest and diseases management etc.

GUEST LECTURES

Guest lecturers are organized with the routine study by the Department. We call experts from renowned institutions such as ARS from ICAR, Professors from GBPUAT, Pant Nagar, FRI, Dehradun, and from the research centers of ICAR and IARI etc

TOURS/ ACTIVITIES

Educational tours and visits are conducted by the Department, to various Universities and Research Centers like ICAR, IARI, GBPUAT, Pant Nagar, UUHF, Ranichauri and CPRI, Kufri,IVRI, etc.

Agricultural Labs

  • Agronomy
  • Horticulture
  • Soil Science
  • Entomology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Genetics
  • Plant Biotechnology (Tissue Culture Lab)
Thrust Areas
  • Agronomy
  • Plant Genetics
  • Soil Science
  • Entomology
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agriculture Engineering
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Horticulture
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Rural agriculture work experience
Career Prospects
Some well knowns job positions for graduates are :-
  • Research Officer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Loan Officer (in Banks)
  • Production Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Farm Manager
  • ICAR, Pusha, New Delhi
  • Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Horticulture Research, Bangalore
  • National Seed Corporation, New Delhi
  • Food Corporation of India, New Delhi
  • IFFCO, New Delhi
  • Monsento Agro, Mumbai
  • MHYCO, Jalna, Maharashtra
  • Poineer Industries, Hyderabad
  • Krishidhan Seeds Ltd., Jalna Maharashtra
  • ITC, Agri Business Division, Gurgaon, Haryana
  • Parijat Agro Chemicals Ltd., New Delhi
  • Pepsi Co, Fritolay Division, Patiyala
  • Reliance India Ltd., (Agriculture Division), Mumbai
  • Buyer Agro Science, Hyderabad
  • Safex Chemicals (India) Ltd., New Delhi
  • Insecticide (India) Ltd., Udhampur, J&K
  • Indofil Industries Ltd., Mumbai
  • TATA – Relish India Ltd., New Delhi
  • Pioneer pesticides Ltd., Chandigarh
  • Chambal Fertilizers, Rajashthan
  • Ankur seeds, New Delhi


Course Fee
Academics Fee Per Year Hostel Fee Per Year
For National Students 62,400 75 000

Note :
  • External Exam Fee Excluded.
  • Uniform Fee Rs.7000/- (First Year Only)
  • Hostel Fee Rs.75000/-per year (inclusive of Mess Charges)
  • Transportation Charges Rs.15000/-per year
  • Security Deposit Rs.5000/- (One Time & Refundable)
  • Fee paid, through Demand draft should be in favour of Rijan Education Society ,payable at Dehradun.
Eligibility Criteria
4 years

10+2 (Science stream) students with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or/and Mathematics subjects, passed their State/CBSE/ICSE/Equivalent Board Examination are eligible to pursue this course.

  • Minimum Marks required: 50% for General/OBC and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH.
  • Also, to be considered eligible, students must also have appeared for state level entrance examination too (another relevant exam is – ICAR AIEEA)