Agriculture College in Delhi NCR | K.R. Mangalam

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Agriculture

The School of Agricultural Science offers a four-year-long bachelor's degree in the field of Agricultural Science. Counted as the best school for agricultural science in Delhi, KRMU strives to make students competent to understand the ever-changing needs and fulfil the demands of the agricultural industry.

The agricultural sector is a vital contributor to the world's economy but is challenged substantially by the population, fewer resources, global warming and decreasing farming space. Here at K.R. Mangalam University, the best agricultural school in Delhi NCR, our agricultural enthusiasts hone their skills to bridge the gap between agriculture and human resources. Rigorous site visits and case studies on livestock and crops help provide students with an opportunity to understand the industry at a foundational level.

K.R. Mangalam University also offers the Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE 7 Weeks). Students get an opportunity to interact with agronomists and experiment to bring revolution in the agricultural field. The live experiments, visit farms, interaction with farmers and scientists help students understand the base reality. We also provide a chance to witness the adoption of emerging techniques in the agricultural field to meet the ever-growing need of the population.

Students pursuing Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agriculture gets a myriad of career options, including central and state government, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Agricultural and other universities, research institutions, and more.

Programme Highlights:

  • Farm laboratories (Varma compost unit, Kitchen and farm waste Compost Unit, Mushroom Production Unit, Honey Production Unit.
  • Advanced laboratories equipped with latest agriculture Equipment (Rotavator, Fertiseed Drill, Lift Harrow, Disc Harrow, Cultivator, Furrow Maker, Ridge Maker, leveler, Tractor, and other manually operated equipment to impart practical training to the students.
  • Academic tie-up with IARI, CCS HAU Hisar, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Private Seed Company, Indo Israel Precision farming, and Mushroom Production Institute Murthal for training and research.
  • Placement assistance in the Public and Private sectors.

Programme Structure

Semester 1
Course Title Credit
Introductory Agro-Meteorology and climate change 3
Agricultural Heritage 1
Fundamentals of Entomology 4
Fundamentals of Smart Agriculture 2
Fundamentals of soil Science 2
Basics of Mathematics/Introductory Biology 2
Introduction to computers and IT office automation 4
Communication Skills and Personality Development 2
Introduction to statistical methods 2
NSS/NCC 2
Elective 6
Semester 2
Course Title Credit
Introduction to the use of sensors artificial intelligence in agriculture 2
Fundamentals of Agronomy 3
Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 3
Fundamentals of genetics 3
Fundamentals of agricultural Extension Education 3
Fundamentals of Agricultural Microbiology 3
Soil and Water conservation Engineering 2
Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology 2
NSS/NCC 2
Elective 6
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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 3
Renewable energy and Green Technology 2
Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 3
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 2
Farm Machinery and Power 2
Agriculture marketing,Trade and Price 3
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 2
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
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

 

 

Course Outline

B.Sc. (Hons.) agriculture syllabus at the best agriculture college in Delhi NCR, is broad and includes Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics, Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry, and apart from these supporting courses in Basic Sciences, Humanities, and Agricultural Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

An applicant who has completed a 10+2 examination or equivalent with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB/ PCA subjects from a Senior Secondary Board or equivalent constituted or recognized by the Union or by the State Government may apply for admission into the course offered by the best Delhi agriculture college.

Students must have passed the 10+2 or equivalent examination with 50% aggregate marks (50% aggregate marks for SC, ST, and OBC candidates).

Career Options

  • Research Officer.
  • Quality Assurance Officer
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agriculture Loan Officer (in Banks)
  • Production Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Farm Manager
  • Agriculture Machinery Industries
  • Agricultural Products Marketing firms
  • Food processing units

Duration

4 Years

Fees Structure

  • Semester-I
    Rs.60,000/-
  • Semester-II
    Rs.60,000/-
  • Total Fee
    Rs.1,20,000/-

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