- A large population and rising urban and rural income is driving the demand. External demand is driving export from agriculture sector.
- The Indian agriculture industry is expected to reach a value of INR 125350 Billion by 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 12% during 2021-2026.
- State of the art infrastructure
- Well stocked library
- Experienced and highly qualified faculty
- Placement assistance through training and placement cell
- Actuarial Analyst
- Sales Officer
- Agriculture Officer
- Research/Fundamental Analyst
- Management Executive
- Horticulture Assistant
- Agro Meteorology Observer
- Junior Scientific Officer
It is a 4 years long Undergraduate Bachelor Degree Programme. Bsc Agriculture Programme consists of topics such as agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology etc. The main aim of this Programme is to use the above mentioned concepts to train students improve agriculture productivity, manage products and pave way for future developments through research activities. Important subjects in this programme are:
Agronomy: Basics of Agronomy, Field Crops (Kharif), Field Crops (Rabi), Crop Production, Weed Management, Irrigation Techniques, Water resource management, Organic Farming, Sustainable agriculture. Apart from theoretical subjects, practical sessions are also involved, in case of these subjects.
Plant Genetics: Botany, Basics of Genetics, Plant Breeding, Seed Technology, Basics of Biotechnology. Apart from the above mentioned theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving these subjects are also present.
Soil Science: Introduction to Soil Science, Soil Fertility, Soil Chemistry, Fertilizers, Agricultural Chemistry. Apart from the above mentioned theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving the subjects are also present.
Entomology: Pest Management, Beneficial Insects, Grain Storage and Management. Like the above entries, along with theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
Agricultural Economics: Market prices, Trade prices, Marketing, Finance, Agribusiness Management, Farm Management. Along with the theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
Agriculture Engineering: Agriculture Machinery, Power and Tools, Harvest Technology, Environment Science and Engineering, Renewable Energy. Along with the theoretical subjects, practical sessions involving them are also present.
Agricultural Meteorology: Climate patterns, Climatic hazards on Agriculture, Climatic Zones, Weather forecasting. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Plant Pathology: Crop Diseases, Nematology. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Horticulture: Fruit Crops, Medicinal Plants, Aromatic Plants, Flower Production, Spices, Plantation Crops. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects are also present.
Agricultural Extension: Dimensions of Agricultural Extension, Extension Methodologies, Entrepreneurship Development Programme. Practical sessions related to the theoretical subjects is also present.
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Advisory Board member
Dr. Manas Mohan Adhikary
Professor (Rtd) & Former Vice-Chancellor,
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya