B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture (4 Years)



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What is BSc Agriculture (Hons.)?

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, a professional degree in agriculture science, is a four-year programme focusing on agricultural sciences and new-age practices. The programmes feature a series of advanced modules including Sericulture, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Food Technology, Agricultural Microbiology, Soil Science, etc. To make students abreast of the best practices and approaches, the Bachelor’s of Science with Honours in Agriculture is specifically designed in consultation with the renowned experts and specialists.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed 10+2 in PCM/PCB/Agriculture from any govt. recognized board with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

Programme Details

Programme Highlights

BSc Agriculture Hons Course Details  

Meant to prepare and empower young minds to introduce new concepts and methodologies, the curriculum for BSc Agriculture with Honours entails: 

  • Advanced practices by specialist practitioners
  • Realistic hands-on training for absolute excellence
  • Site visits & Case Studies on livestock and crop sciences
  • Consistent mentoring by acclaimed academicians and top industry experts
  • Projects at Agriculture Farm, Organic Farm, Vegetable Farm, and Fruit Orchard
  • Highly sophisticated entomology, Agronomy, Soil Science, and Horticulture laboratories
Programme Structure

Semester 1
Course Title Credit
Introductory Agro-Meteorology and climate change 2
Agricultural Heritage 1
Fundamentals of Entomology 4
Fundamentals of Smart Agriculture 2
Fundamentals of soil Science 3
Elementary Mathematics/Introductory Biology 2
Introduction to computers and IT office automation 4
Communication Skills 4
Introduction to statistical methods 2

Semester 2
Course Title Credit
Introduction to the use of sensors artificial intelligence in agriculture 2
Fundamentals of Agronomy 4
Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 3
Fundamentals of genetics 3
Fundamentals of agricultural Extension Education 3
Agricultural Microbiology 2
Soil and Water conservation Engineering 2
Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology 2
Environmental studies 3

Semester 3
Course Title Credit
Crop Production Technology-1 (Kharif Crops) 2
Fundamentals of Crop Physiology 2
Fundamentals of Plant Breeding 3
Fundamentals of Horticulture 2
Introductory Forestry 2
Livestock and Poultry management 4
Renewable energy and Green Technology 2
Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 4
Agriculture Finance and Cooperation 2
Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping 2
Disaster Management 3

Semester 4
Course Title Credit
Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture 1
Production Technology of fruits and Plantation crops 3
Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics 2
Principles of Seed Technology 3
Crop production Technology-2 (Rabi Crops) 2
Production Technology of vegetable and spice crops 3
Farm Machinery and Power 2
Agriculture marketing,Trade and Price 2
Problematic Soils and their management 2
Agriculture informatics 2
Elective Course 3

Semester 5
Course Title Credit
Principles of Integrated Disease Management 2
Pests of crops and stored grains and their management 3
Crop Improvement –1 (Kharif Crops) 2
Geoinformatics, Nanotechnology And precision farming 2
Practical Crop Production-1(Kharif Crops) 2
Rainfed agriculture and watershed management 2
Diseases of field and horticultural crops -1 3
Post-harvest management and value addition of fruits and vegetables 2
Management of beneficial insects 2
Weed management 2
Elective Course 3

Semester 6
Course Title Credit
Manures, Fertilizers and soil fertility management 3
Diseases of field and horticultural crops -1 3
Entrepreneurship Development and business communication 2
Intellectual Property right 1
Mushroom Cultivation 2
Protected Cultivation and secondary agriculture 2
Principles of organic farming 2
Crop Improvement-II (Rabi Crops) 2
Farm management, Production and Resource Economics 2
Practical Crop Production-II (Rabi Crops) 2
Human Values and Ethics 1
Elective Course 3

Semester 7
Course Title Credit
Commercial Beekeeping 10
Commercial Sericulture 10
Production Technology for Bioagents and Biofertilizers 10
Commercial Horticulture 10
Floriculture and Landscaping 10
Food Processing 10
Mushroom Cultivation Technology 10
Seed Production and Technology 10
Organic Production Technology 10
Soil, Plant, Water and Seed Testing 10
Poultry Production Technology 10
Agriculture Waste Management 10
(Evaluation of Experiential Learning Programme (ELP) 2

Semester 8
Course Title Credit
General orientation & on campus training by different faculties 1
Village attachment 8
Unit attachment in Univ. / College. KVK/ Research Station attachment 5
Plant clinic 2
Agro-Industrial attachment 3
Project report preparation, presentation and evaluation 1


Programme Outcomes

 Graduates will be able to:

  • PO1. 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.
  • PO2. Acquire Professional knowledge: Understanding the value and processes of life-long learning and professional development.
  • PO3.Acquire knowledge of Communication & Extension Skills: Developing appropriate communication skills for effective transfer of knowledge and technologies through extension programs.
  • PO4. Acquire knowledge of Entrepreneurship Skills: Understanding the processes of setting up and managing viable business ventures.
  • PO5. Helps in inculcation of Teamwork: Play effective roles in multidisciplinary teams.
  • PO6. 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.
  • PO7. Acquire knowledge of Data Handling: Collect, analyse and interpret scientific data.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice.
  • PO9: Acquire knowledge of how to guide farmers: The raising the income of farmers with forestry, poultry, organic farming, bee farming and mushroom cultivation etc.
  • PO10: Having an ability: to apply mathematics and science in agricultural applications
  • PO11: Having a clear understanding: of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues.
  • PO12:  Having an ability to use techniques: skills and modern engineering tools necessary for agricultural practices

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)


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Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
  • PSO1 - 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.
  • PSO2 - 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.
  • PSO3 - Developing innovative processes, products, and technologies to meet the challenges  in agriculture and farming practice


Who should Pursue

Introduced to impart profound scientific knowledge on Agriocultural Scienced and training, the programme helps gain tremendous expertise for the formulation of advanced approaches, concepts and practices. The programme is meant for students inclined to pursue research in areas such as crop production, soil science, animal science, agricultural economics, agro-processing and food technology.

Sponsored MBA Degree

K.R. Mangalam University offers a Sponsored MBA Degree to all of the new KRMU students who are looking forward to getting enrolled in the UG courses. 
KRMU bears the total course fee of the deserving student. This is a golden opportunity for the students who wish to pursue MBA after their undergraduate studies.


  • The students who wish to avail and pursue a Sponsored MBA Degree from K.R. Mangalam University should be eligible as per the following eligibility criteria:
  • The student must be enrolled in an undergraduate course at KRMU and needs to score more than 8.0 CGPA
  • Students must clear all of the papers/exams across the tenure in the first attempt
  • The student must have 75% or more attendance during the whole course period
  • The student should not have any disciplinary charges against him/her during the whole period of their undergraduate degree

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.
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  • 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.

Career Options

Is BSc Agriculture a good career option?

The BSc Agriculture scope extends beyond the core modules as well as to the allied disciplines concentrating on plantations, fertilizer manufacturing firms, farm management, commercial grain farming, and more. With promising avenues across industries, the career options for B.Sc. (Hons.) graduates includes Agricultural Research, Consultancy, Teaching, Farming, Agro-Processing and Agri-business, amongst others. 

Below are some of the key authoritative roles the graduates could explore

  • Research Officer
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Loan Officer (in Banks)
  • Production Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Farm Manager


Introduced in association with major entities, the programme helps gain sound understanding for devising innovative strategies. Mahindra Agri, Reliance Foundation, JK Agri Genetics Ltd, SBI and Cargill India are some of the top companies part of the KRMU Placement Drive.


Yes, the Training & Placement Cell at K.R. Mangalam University extends promising Financial Assistance in partnership with the major banks and firms including GrayQuest, ICICI Bank, IDFC FIRST Bank and Axis Bank.

Some of the top recruiters offering leading roles to B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture graduates are Mahindra Agri, Reliance Foundation, JK Agri Genetics Ltd, SBI Bank, Cargill India and many others.

Yes, the students inclined to pursue the B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme, may be eligible for the scholarship in accordance with the terms and conditions.

The students seeking admission to B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture are required to fill out the Online Application Form and take the KREE Entrance Assessment Test. Upon successful clearance, the shortlisted students have to attend the Faculty-Led Interview for confirmed successful enrolment.

Some of the key study areas covered in the B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture curriculum includes Agro-Meteorology and climate change, soil Science, Agronomy, Agricultural Microbiology, Crop Physiology, Plant Breeding, Horticulture etc

Yes, pursuing BSc Agriculture is an excellent move for students eager to gain advanced knowledge on Agricultural Sciences . The advantages of pursuing a B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture includes gaining knowledge and skills related to agricultural sciences, understanding the principles and practices of agricultural production, developing problem-solving and analytical skills, and gaining an understanding of the economic and social aspects of agriculture.

To pursue B.Sc. (Hons.) In agriculture, one should possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and an understanding of agricultural practices and technologies.

The B.Sc. (Hons.) agriculture total fee for one year is INR 1,20,000/- to be paid semester-wise. The fee for semester 1 is INR 60,000/- and semester 2 is INR 60,000/-. The same fee structure is followed for the remaining 3 years.

K.R. Mangalam University is a leading institution offering advanced B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture programme with an advanced curriculum created with the assistance of industry professionals.

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