M.Sc. Agronomy or Master of Science in Agronomy is a postgraduate Agriculture course(2 years). Agronomy is the application of the various agroforestry system, soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; The scientific agriculture studied deals with modern concepts in crop production, physiology of drought, herbicides and crop production, physiological aspect of crop yield, principles of crop nutrition, physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, agricultural research organizations, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, cropping and farming systems and agro-meteorology. After passing the course, students have many opportunities in various fields such as SRF, Research associate, lectureship, ARS, KVKs, Seeds and fertilizer companies, State/central agricultural jobs etc.
Ranked among the Best and Top Master of Science (Agriculture) Colleges in India – Vivekananda Global University, facilitate students with an intellectually stimulating environment and course curriculum widely spread over practical training, project work, expert lectures and more. While theory gives you opportunity to understand the intricacies of the subject, the well-equipped laboratories provide enriched practical understanding and real-time exposure.
> Sufficent Land and Farm Facility for Agriculture students
> Availabilty of Agronomy Farm, Horticulture Farm, Research Farm,
> Availabilty of Threshing Yard, Meteorological centre, Nursery Range,
> Availabilty 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)
Eligibility: Graduated in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Forestry or any
other allied sciences discipline from recognised UGC/ICAR institutions
with minimum 50% marks
Age: More than 18 years
Fees Details –
|Yearly Fee||60000 -/ INR|
|Semester Fee||30000 -/ INR|
|75% or above aggregate marks in 12th||25% of Programme Fee|
|60% or above aggregate marks in 12th||10% of Programme Fee|
Fee After Scholarship –
|Details||Scholarship Amount||Applicable Fee after Scholarship|
|75% or above aggregate marks in 12th|| 7500
(i.e. 25% of Programme Fee)
|60% aggregate marks in 12th||3000
(i.e. 10% of Programme Fee)
Agriculture sector is one of the booming sectors in India and across the world. The need for professionals in the sector has increased with the growth in agricultural productivity. After completing a Master’s degree in Agriculture, one can go for either of the two sectors- government or private.
The government sector offers jobs in organisations like States Farms Corporation of India, National Seeds Corporation Limited, Indian Agricultural Research Institute with job positions including Research Officer, Agriculture Assistant, Agriculture Officer, District Superintendent of Agriculture, and more.
In the private sector, candidates can expect jobs like Territory Manager, Technical Manager, Agriculture Officer, Trial Co-ordinator.