Programme overview

BSc Agriculture Honours is a four-year Undergraduate bachelor's Degree Programme. All Agricultural Universities in India offer this programme in the agricultural sciences, including RNTU, Raisen (Madhya Pradesh). It has several branches. Crop production (Agronomy), Crop improvement (Plant breeding), Plant Biotechnology, Plant protection, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences (Agril. Economics and Extension and outreach), Agricultural Engineering, and other inter-discipline courses The BSc Agriculture Honours course at RNTU aims at combining concepts of Biology, Technology, and Agriculture Science to boost Agricultural Productivity. BSc Agriculture Honours trains students in the modern scientific methods of agricultural activity. The modern study of agriculture involves employing the methods of science in the activities of traditional agriculture. RNTU aims to educate and train students in scientific methods to affect agricultural productivity sustainably.

  • 4 Years

    Duration of Program

  • UG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Collaboration between Industry and Academia
Well-qualified and highly experienced faculty
Industrial Tour and On-The-Job Training
Programme to Enhance Experiential Learning
Effective Placement and Strategic Consulting

How will you benefit

BSc (Hons) Agriculture covers a broad range of subjects. Students can pursue different career options in this field once they complete this degree.
It opens up opportunities in the government as well as the private sector. NABARD, IFFCO, Central Warehouse Corporation, and FCI are some government institutions that offer promising career choices to students in BSc (Hons) Agriculture.
Research opportunities also open up when a student completes a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture. They can appear for JRF and opt for higher education in the form of an M.Sc. in Agriculture and an MBA in Agribusiness. These career options also open up numerous
Students also develop some key skill sets such as agri-entrepreneurship, research instinct, management of farm practises, etc

What will you study

Fundamental knowledge of Agriculture.

Diverse agricultural Disciplines are covered.

Agriculture and Allied Fields Explored comprehensively

Expertise in Comprehensive Agriculture Understanding

  • PO-1. To impart firsthand knowledge of agriculture and allied sciences.
  • PO-2. To impart in-depth practical knowledge in agriculture and allied sciences.
  • PO-3. To provide extensive knowledge on agri-allied sectors like livestock and poultry.
  • PO-4. To disseminate different technologies through various extension activities.
  • PO-5. To identify and overcome the problems encountered in day-to-day agriculture.
  • PO-6. To provide knowledge on commercial agricultural production practices.
  • PO-7. To make students competitive in pursuing higher studies.

  • PSO-1. To provide knowledge from ancient to modern agricultural practices.
  • PSO-2. To impart in-depth practical knowledge in crop cultivation practices.
  • PSO-3. To give detailed knowledge about agri-allied sectors.
  • PSO-4. To provide knowledge on the working of different farm implements.
  • PSO-5. To disseminate recent agricultural technologies through extension technologies.
  • PSO-6. To serve the rural agricultural population.
  • PSO-7. Detailed knowledge of various agri-business activities.
  • PSO-8. Detailed knowledge of horticulture and sericulture practices.

  • PEO-1. Imparting subject-related knowledge along with developing a connection between practical solutions and theory.
  • PEO-2. Encourage personal growth among students and boost their self-confidence, which will give them opportunities to be an integral part of the agro-industry.
  • PEO-3. Making agriculture-related subjects interesting through scientific and experimental evidence.

  • PEO-4. Develop problem-solving skills through practical applications and research.

Curriculum

  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Introduction to Forestry
  • Comprehension & Communication Skills in English
  • Fundamental of Agronomy
  • Introductory Biology / Elementary Mathematics
  • Agriculture Heritage
  • Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology
  • Human Value and Ethics
  • ntroductory Biology
  • NSS/NCC/Physical Education & Yoga Practices

CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY

Agriculture Officer
Agriculture Analyst
Agriculture Forest Officer
Rural Development Officer

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

12th (PCM/PCB/PCMB/Agriculture) pass out

General- 45%  ST/SC/OBC- 40%

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