B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

Exploring a World of Agricultural Opportunities

    OVERVIEW

    B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture programme at KRMU is an intricate fusion of science and practice, designed to shape the future of agriculture and food security. Our programme delves into the complexities of agricultural science, covering vital areas such as plant genetics, soil health, water resource management, and the integration of sustainable agricultural practices.

    Discover the Foundations of

    Agricultural Excellence

    The B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture curriculum at K.R. Mangalam University is meticulously crafted to offer a balanced and extensive curriculum that encompasses the multifaceted aspects of modern agriculture.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introductory Agro-Meteorology and climate change
    • Agricultural Heritage
    • Fundamentals of Entomology
    • Fundamentals of Smart Agriculture
    • Fundamentals of soil Science
    • Elementary Mathematics/Introductory Biology
    • Introduction to computers and IT office automation
    • Communication Skills
    • Introduction to statistical methods
    • NSS
    • Introduction to the use of sensors artificial intelligence in agriculture
    • Fundamentals of Agronomy
    • Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
    • Fundamentals of genetics
    • Fundamentals of agricultural Extension Education
    • Agricultural Microbiology
    • Soil and Water conservation Engineering
    • Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology
    • Environmental studies
    • NSS/NCC
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Crop Production Technology-1 (Kharif Crops)
    • Fundamentals of Crop Physiology
    • Fundamentals of Plant Breeding
    • Fundamentals of Horticulture
    • Introductory Forestry
    • Livestock and Poultry management
    • Renewable energy and Green Technology
    • Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
    • Agriculture Finance and Cooperation
    • Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping
    • Disaster Management
    • Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture
    • Production Technology of fruits and Plantation crops
    • Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics
    • Principles of Seed Technology
    • Crop production Technology-2 (Rabi Crops)
    • Production Technology of vegetable and spice crops
    • Farm Machinery and Power
    • Agriculture marketing,Trade and Price
    • Problematic Soils and their management
    • Agriculture informatics
    • Elective Course
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Principles of Integrated Disease Management
    • Pests of crops and stored grains and their management
    • Crop Improvement –1 (Kharif Crops)
    • Geoinformatics, Nanotechnology And precision farming
    • Practical Crop Production-1(Kharif Crops)
    • Rainfed agriculture and watershed management
    • Diseases of field and horticultural crops -1
    • Post-harvest management and value addition of fruits and vegetables
    • Management of beneficial insects
    • Weed management
    • Elective Course
    • Manures, Fertilizers and soil fertility management
    • Diseases of field and horticultural crops -1
    • Entrepreneurship Development and business communication
    • Intellectual Property right
    • Mushroom Cultivation
    • Protected Cultivation and secondary agriculture
    • Principles of organic farming
    • Crop Improvement-II (Rabi Crops)
    • Farm management, Production and Resource Economics
    • Practical Crop Production-II (Rabi Crops)
    • Human Values and Ethics
    • Elective Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • Commercial Beekeeping
    • Commercial Sericulture
    • Production Technology for Bioagents and Biofertilizers
    • Commercial Horticulture
    • Floriculture and Landscaping
    • Food Processing
    • Mushroom Cultivation Technology
    • Seed Production and Technology
    • Organic Production Technology
    • Soil, Plant, Water and Seed Testing
    • Poultry Production Technology
    • Agriculture Waste Management
    • (Evaluation of Experiential Learning Programme (ELP)
    • General orientation & on campus training by different faculties
    • Village attachment
    • Unit attachment in Univ. / College. KVK/ Research Station attachment
    • Plant clinic
    • Agro-Industrial attachment
    • Project report preparation, presentation and evaluation

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    At KRMU, we are honored to collaborate with an impressive roster of companies and organizations like Mahindra Agri, Reliance Foundation, JK Agri Genetics Ltd, SBI, and Cargill. that actively participate in our campus recruitment programmes.

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    Career Options

    Our B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme serves as your gateway to a diverse realm of promising career opportunities within the agricultural sector. Graduates of this programme emerge equipped with the knowledge and skills to excel in various fields. While we highlight five key career paths below, it’s important to note that numerous other exciting avenues exist:

    • Agronomist: Master the intricacies of crop and soil science, providing invaluable guidance to farmers.
    • Research Scientist: Drive innovation by researching to boost crop yields and sustainable farming practices.
    • Agribusiness Manager: Lead agricultural enterprises, overseeing operations, marketing, and strategic planning.
    • Extension Officer: Serve as an educator and support system for farmers, bridging the gap between research and practical application.
    • Environmental Consultant: Champion sustainable farming practices and environmental conservation, making a meaningful impact on the industry and our planet.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Ansar khan

    The university's commitment to providing modern facilities, including well-equipped laboratories and research centers, has significantly enhanced the learning experience. The collaborative and inclusive atmosphere among students has created a supportive community, fostering teamwork and the exchange of ideas.

    Harsh Chaudhary

    The programme emphasizes experiential learning through hands-on activities, field trips, and practical training. These experiences have been beneficial in that they have allowed me to apply academic principles in real-world settings and build the skills required for a career in agriculture.

    Nitish Kumar

    I'm happy to express my thanks and admiration for the amazing academic experience I had while pursuing KR Mangalam University's B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture degree. With its extensive and stimulating agricultural learning curriculum, this programme has been a pillar of my education.

    Shreyank Adhikari

    In conclusion, I believe that KR Mangalam University's B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme is both worthwhile and instructive. The curriculum has given me the knowledge and skills I need for a successful career in agriculture, and it has also deepened my appreciation of the critical role agriculture plays in shaping our planet. As a KR Mangalam University alum, I'm happy to recommend the B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme to people who are passionate about working in the agricultural industry.

    Programme
    Outcomes

    • Acquire knowledge about various crops

      Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to Soil Science, Agronomy, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology and other such areas of agriculture.

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    • Acquire Professional knowledge

      Understanding the value and processes of life-long learning and professional development.

      02

    • Acquire knowledge of Communication & Extension Skills

      Developing appropriate communication skills for effective transfer of knowledge and technologies through extension programmes.

      03

    • Acquire knowledge of Entrepreneurship Skills

      Understanding the processes of setting up and managing viable business ventures.

      04

    • Helps in inculcation of Teamwork

      Play effective roles in multidisciplinary teams.

      05

    • Educational Leadership

      Recognize and meet emerging agriculture challenges of global society in the 21st century and developing leadership and strong linkages in the agro- industrial setup.

      06

    • Acquire knowledge of Data Handling

      Collect, analyse and interpret scientific data.

      07

    • Ethics

      Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice.

      08

    • Acquire knowledge of how to guide farmers

      The raising the income of farmers with forestry, poultry, organic farming, bee farming and mushroom cultivation etc.

      09

    • Having an ability

      to apply mathematics and science in agricultural applications

      10

    • Having a clear understanding

      of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues.

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    • Having an ability to use techniques

      skills and modern engineering tools necessary for agricultural practices

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    • Applying the knowledge of crop cultivation, crop improvement, soil and crop management for sustainable organic agricultural production and development. Impart knowledge and understanding of fundamental concepts and techniques of maintaining and enhancing soil fertility, crop production, crop management, crop improvement.

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    • Analysing and identifying complex agricultural problems and formulating ethical solutions using the principles of agricultural science, engineering, business and finance to develop profitable agricultural system.

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    • Developing innovative processes, products, and technologies to meet the challenges in agriculture and farming practice

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    Financial Assistance

    K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.

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    • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.

    • Concessional rate of interest.

    • Speedy disposal of loan applications

    • Availability of the loan across the country

    • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years.

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    • The student must be enrolled in an undergraduate course at KRMU and needs to score more than 8.0 CGPA

    • The student must have 75% or more attendance during the whole course period

    • Students must clear all of the papers/exams across the tenure in the first attempt

    • The student should not have any disciplinary charges against him/her during the whole period of their undergraduate degree

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes, the programme includes practical learning through laboratory work, field trips, research projects, and internships to provide hands-on experience in agricultural practices and technologies.

    Graduates can opt for higher studies such as M.Sc. in Agriculture, MBA in Agribusiness Management, or other related postgraduate programs.

    The university encourages student research through access to modern laboratories, research farms, and faculty mentorship, and supports participation in conferences and seminars.

    The programme employs a blend of teaching methods including lectures, seminars, lab work, fieldwork, group discussions, and project-based learning, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of agriculture.

    The curriculum is regularly updated to include the latest trends and technologies in agriculture, such as precision farming, sustainable agriculture, and agri-tech innovations, preparing students for the dynamic nature of the industry.

    Students are encouraged to participate in various extracurricular activities such as agricultural clubs, workshops, seminars, and field trips, which enhance their learning experience and provide opportunities for the practical application of knowledge.
    Yes, students are encouraged to participate in various national and international conferences, seminars, and workshops related to agriculture, providing them exposure to the latest trends and networking opportunities with professionals in the field.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

    B.Sc.(HONS.) AGRICULTURE