B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

Program Details

Eligibility Criteria (Qualifying Exam)

Pass with 60% aggregated marks in 10+2 or Intermediate (with English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Biology or Forestry) OR 10+2 or Intermediate (Agriculture) OR 2 years Diploma in Agriculture after 10th

For a candidate, who has not studied English as a subject, the condition of English may be waived off provided the candidate in his qualifying exam has studied in English medium.

Admission Criteria

Merit in qualifying examination, subject to eligibility criteria.

Scope

B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture has a wide scope and is job orientated.Currently, different agriculture-based industries (like fertilizer industries and food manufacturing industries); non- government organizations (like Srijan, Pradan, and BAIF); private and public sector commercial firms (like Nationalized and Gramin banks) and agricultural certification agencies etc. are recruiting the graduates of agriculture science

Salient Features

  • Sufficient Land and Farm Facility for Agriculture students
  • Availability of Agronomy Farm, Horticulture Farm, Research Farm,
  • Availability of Threshing Yard, Meteorological center, Nursery Range,
  • Availability of Animal House/Poultry Farm, Polyhouse, Hydroponics Lab, Vermi Compost Unit & Nethouse
  • Maximum Faculty members are well Qualified/Doctorate of Philosophy(Ph.D.)
  • Field visit, training, agriculture exhibition on regular basis.
  • Students from Rajasthan, Haryana, North-East & South India, and Nepal.
  • Preparation for competitive exams (4 Hrs. in a Week)
  • Following curriculum of 5th Deans’ committee recommended by ICAR
  • Participating in JET Counselling conducted by ICAR for Agriculture students
  • Continuous Evaluation & Interactive classroom system.
  • Massive open online course (MOOC) in Entrepreneurship Development
  • Collaboration with Tennessee State University (USA) and ICAR Lab
  • Semester Long Internship
  • Approved as Faculty of Agriculture u/s 4 of the University act by Department of Higher Education(Group IV), GoR
  • Observed by Deptt. of Agriculture(Group III), GoR and granted permission for the admission of Agriculture students

Fee Details

Program Fees – 90000

Details Scholarship Amount
(per semester)
Applicable Fee after Scholarship
(per semester)
75% or above aggregate marks in 12th  22500
(i.e. 25% of Programme Fee)
67500
60% aggregate marks in 12th 9000
(i.e. 10% of Programme Fee)
81000

 

Fee details and Allied Issues

  • Fee for successive semesters will be payable before the end of teaching of preceding semester.
  • Examination fee (per semester) is Rs. 1500 and examination fee of 1st semester is payable along with fee of 2nd semester or before.
  • The term ‘Programme fee’ as mentioned above, includes – Tuition and Development fees; , Cultural, Sports, Club activities, Co-curricular activities etc.; Fee for Additional Services/ Facilities for Contingency, Outreach, Placement, Medical, Counselor etc. as prescribed by the University.
  • If the Fee of the programme is reduced due to any reason,scholarship amount for all the brackets/ categories will be reduced proportionately i.e. fee after scholarship etc. will not be reduced and will remain same.

Modes of Payment

  1. Demand Draft/ Pay Order in favor of “Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur“ payable at Jaipur.
  2. Cash can be deposited only at Division of Admissions at the University Campus in Jaipur.
  3. Credit Card/ Debit Card (only for online submission of Application).

Scholarships

Criteria Scholarship amount (per semester) 
75% or above aggregate marks in 12th 25% of Programme Fee
60% or above aggregate marks in 12th 10% of Programme Fee

Program Outcomes

  • Knowledge Enhancement : 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.
  • Professional Enhancement : Understanding the value and processes of life-long learning and professional development.
  • Entrepreneurship Skills : Understanding the processes of setting up and managing viable business ventures.
  • Communication & Extension Skills : Developing appropriate communication skills for effective transfer of knowledge and technologies through extension programs.
  • Team Work : Play effective roles in multidisciplinary teams.
  • 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.
  • Data Handling : Collect, analyze and interpret scientific data.
  • Ethics : Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice.
  • Computational Skills : Recognize, analyze problems and plan strategies for their solutions with the help of computer skills

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