B.Sc. (Agr.) - Stands for Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a four year course (can be three years depending on institute). Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2)in science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics). Subjects studied under this degree are - Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission in to bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as (biology, maths and chemistry).  The duration for this course is 3 years.

Job Prospects

Agriculture is one of the top career choices made by students in India.  Agriculture in simple words, deals with study of plant breeding that is consumed by human beings. Agriculture has lot of scope in terms of career opportunities. With the commercialization of horticulture and agriculture there are wide-ranging opportunities for paid jobs as well as private enterprise.

Paid jobs in government as well as in private organizations offer regular income; private enterprise they can make good remuneration. Horticulturists and Landscapers are employed in resorts, hotels, and in health farms in order to decorate their settings. Postgraduate students can work as supervisors, researcher, distributors, and engineer; or they can also start his/her own business.

Agricultural Engineering: This sector involves improving of agricultural machineries, power, soil and water conservation, agriculture and farm structures. There are lots of job opportunities in this sector for engineering graduates.

Agro-industry Sector: This sector involves dairy processing, grain processing, fats and oils, production, fibers, pesticides, meat packing, fertilizer, and food processing. Graduates from this sector can work as researcher, engineers, sales and promotion, technologists, scientists, as well as in production.

Agriculture Management: Graduates must have knowledge of management and agriculture. They can work in estates and tea gardens.

Corporations: Agriculturists from this sector can seek employment in Warehousing Corporation and Food Corporation, State Farm Corporation and National Seed Corporation.

Estates and tea gardens: There are many employment opportunities available in estates and tea gardens with good remuneration.

Self employment: Graduates after completion of their course and with some experience can start his/her own business such as agriculture product shops, agriculture firms and agribase industry.

Services Sector: This sector involves in the utilization of adequate and timely supply of fertilizers, seeds and chemicals at reasonable price and also to provide quality food products. Graduates from this sector can work as agricultural technicians, veterinarians, graders, agricultural statisticians and agricultural consultants.

Other career options in the field of agriculture and allied practices: -

 

  • Farming
  • Banking
  • Conservation
  • Seri-culture
  • Agri-Business
  • Agricultural Research
  • Agricultural Education
  • Agricultural Journalism
  • Services in Agriculture

Institutes Offering B.Sc. - Agriculture

Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Khalsa College Amritsar - Bachelor Of Science Hons in Agriculture
Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Amity University, Noida - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Food Business
Baba Farid College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Baba Farid College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Beehive College of Management & Technology - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Central Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Chandra Bhanu Gupta Krishi Mahavidyala - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture
Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Chaudhary Charan Singh Mahavidyala - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Chhattisgarh University - Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Applied Economics
College of Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
College of Agriculture - Bikaner - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
College of Agriculture - Vellayani - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
College of Agriculture, Padannakad - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture
College of Agriculture, Punjab Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Hassan - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
College of Home Science, Central Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science Agriculture
College of Horticulture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
DAV University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons)
Dayanand College - Bachelor of Science In Agricultural Studies
Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture
Dolphin (PG) College of Science & Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Doon (P.G.) College of Agriculture Science and Technology - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Dr. K.N. Modi University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Gochar Mahavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Government Brijindra College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Guru Kashi University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons)
Guru Kashi University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons), [LEET]
Guru Kashi University - Integrated Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Guru Kashi University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
ITM University, Gwalior - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Janta College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Janta Mahavidyalaya Ajitmal, Auraiya - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture Hons.
Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Kamla Nehru Institute of Physical and Social Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur - Bachelor of Science (Hons) Agriculture & Master of Business Administration in Agribusiness (Intg)
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Honours)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Malwa College, Bathinda - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Marathwada Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
National Post Graduate College, Barahalganj - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
RSM College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Hons)
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir - Bachelor of Science In Agriculture
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir, Faculty of Agriculture - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Shivaji University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Shri Durga Ji Post Graduate College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Shri Guru Ram Rai (P.G.) College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Shri Shivaji Agricultural College - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Singhania University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Distance Education - Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering
Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Distance Education - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner - Bachelor Of Science in (Agriculture)
Tamilnadu Agricultural University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Teerthanker Mahaveer University - Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Agriculture
The College of Agriculture, Akola - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture
The College of Agriculture, Akola - Bachelor Of Science in Agriculture
University of Agricultural Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
University of Agricultural Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Engineering
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Uttaranchal Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Uttaranchal University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Visva Bharati University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University - Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

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