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4-Year B.SC AGRICULTURE (Honours)

B.Sc. Agriculture (Honours) from Chitkara School of Basic & Applied Sciences offers a unique opportunity to develop an understanding of Agriculture, from the science and production of crops and animals to the management skills needed to work in agricultural businesses and related industries.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

B.Sc. Agriculture (Honours) program at Chitkara School of Basic & Applied Sciences is a 4-year undergraduate course consisting of topics such as agricultural science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology, agronomy, nutrition, farm operational management, agricultural marketing or journalism, genetics & animal breeding, production operations management, health, welfare and disease advisers, animal science and technology, research, advisory and consultancy both for the government and the private sector. The main aim of this program is to use the above mentioned concepts to train students to improve agriculture productivity, manage products and pave way for future developments through research activities.

Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE)

Students are exposed to real life rural settings to develop a sense of awareness regarding the problems of farmers and rural population, and inculcate a professional attitude in handling real-life issues/ problems. Major components are industrial attachment, field visits, village attachment and plant clinic.

Practical Crop Production (PCP)

Practical Crop Production is an integral part of the course curriculum. In this specialised module one hectare of land is provided to a group of eight students to cultivate it themselves. Students not only earn during the PCP module by selling their produce, but also bear the risks associated with crop production.

CAMPUS RECRUITMENT

The importance of Agriculture is growing rapidly, and is thereby increasing job prospects in the field. Graduates can find jobs in both public and private sectors. Agricultural Departments, Extension Services, Research Organisations, Commercial Farming, etc. are some of the sectors where graduates can find job opportunities. The employment landscape looks very promising, with leading companies looking to hire experts in the field. These include:

  • State Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Triveni Engg. & Industries
  • Crystal Phosphates Ltd.
  • Mahyco Seeds Ltd.
  • DuPont India Ltd.
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • Simitono
  • UPDASP
  • Thomson Reuters Group
  • ISS Hicare
  • IFFCO
  • Kisan Sanchar Ltd.
  • DSCL Sugar Group
  • Simbhaoli Sugar Ltd.
  • NDDB Dairy Services
  • Savannah Seeds Pvt. Ltd.
  • TECHNICO Agrisciences Ltd.
  • Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.

Some job profiles offered to B.Sc. Agriculture graduates include Agriculture Officer | Assistant Plantation Manager | Agricultural Research Scientist | Agriculture Development Officers | Agriculture Technician | Agriculturists | Business Development Executive | Marketing Executive | Rice Breeder | Seed Technologist | Junior Agriculture Specialist | Junior Associate – Research

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

The program in Agriculture aims is to educate future agricultural engineers, who have general knowledge and skills in agricultural production, process and farming based on agricultural, natural, technical and economical sciences in diverse areas of modern agriculture. It includes courses in production and protection of field and horticultural crops, biotechnology and farm Engineering together with relevant laboratory programs, and a research project leading to a dissertation. Students are specifically groomed for R&D, agri-business and industry. A multidisciplinary approach is the essence of the course which is achieved by offering open electives, and interdisciplinary research & teaching base in Agricultural, Biotechnological Sciences and Engineering. Major highlights of the program include:

  • Course structure as per ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) approved syllabus.
  • UGC recognised / Affiliated with Govt. University. Graduate students are eligible for employment anywhere in the country and abroad.
  • Agricultural Farm attached with the college campus. Well-equipped Labs with necessary field equipment and research facilities for demonstration and independent project work.
  • Live projects & demonstrations in the areas of crop production, nursery raising, organic farming, floriculture, vegetable crop production, medicinal plants, orchard management and ornamental horticulture etc.
  • Forest inventory & socio-economic surveys, wildlife habitat studies, attachment with state forest department and forest-based industries etc. for making the students versatile for industry.
  • Emphasis on case studies and inter-personal based teaching to develop skills in analytical thinking and reflective judgment by reading and discussing complex, real-life scenarios.
Eligibility & Fees
  • XII Passed (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/Agriculture as compulsory subjects) with a minimum aggregate of 50%
Fees
Per Semester Rs. 60, 000
ERP Fee^ Rs. 8,000
CAS^^ Rs. 10,000


^ERP Fee only at the time of admission
^^CAS (Career Advancement Services): Only at the time of admission.
Rs. 2,500 towards Alumni Services has to be paid with the last installment

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