Programme overview

Ph.D. Vegetable Science is minimum three-year programme which enhances the production of vegetables and spices crops. It includes the development of field, laboratory and documentation facility for research works on vegetable crops. It aims at the improvement of cool season, warm season, underutilized vegetable and spices crops, post-harvest technology, other horticulture crops and horticulture fields in Madhya Pradesh through the implementation of various schemes.

  • 3 Years

    Duration of Program

  • Doctorate

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Horticulture Laboratory
Department-specific research fields
Protected structure
Industrial Tour and On-the-Job Training
Well-versed library

How will you benefit

Crop Production Methods: Learn diverse vegetable cultivation techniques.
Innovative Problem Solvers: Develop skills for sustainable horticulture challenges.
Practical Expertise: Apply agricultural practises, propagation, and growth regulation.
Abundant Career Prospects: Wide job scope due to modern techniques

What will you study

Enhance competence, genetic improvement, and global trends.

Research for horticulture, vegetable crops, and development

Eco-friendly, gender-sensitive vegetable crop management.

Vast career opportunities, horticulture advancements, and employment

  • PO1: Gain knowledge of the concepts and principles of Olericulture.
  • PO2: Get knowledge to increase plant growth, quality, nutritional value, yield, and resistance to insects, diseases, and environmental stresses.
  • PO3: Gain knowledge of the production of vegetable plants.
  • PO4: Work in nurseries, orchard management, agricultural companies, seed companies, agricultural produce companies, and the food industries.
  • PO5: Develop innovative agro-techniques to enhance the production and productivity of horticultural crops.
  • PO6: Conserve biological diversity through crop management.
  • PO7: Prolong the post-harvest storage life of horticultural commodities, increase income through the value addition of the products, and reduce post-harvest losses.

  • PSO1: Get Specific knowledge of various branches specialised to their studies.
  • PSO2: Gain knowledge on the subject to improve the farmer’s condition through their contributions.
  • PSO3: Have a combined knowledge of vegetable Science and entrepreneurial skills.
  • PSO4: Get an administrative or marketing position with organisations involved in the processing and marketing of vegetables.
  • PSO5: Get recruited into the companies as horticulturists, gardeners, supervisors, and farm managers, handling large-scale production of certain varieties of vegetables in various private seed companies.
  • PSO6: Get positions for specialists in vegetable production, nursery management, and other farm management projects and you will be able to increase farmers’ income through adopting hi-tech horticulture.

  • PEO1: Revamp the postgraduate programme in vegetable science throughout the country.
  • PEO2: Develop technical manpower to cater to the needs of government, corporate, quasi-government, and research organisations both in India and abroad in horticulture.
  • PEO3: Impart quality education and exposure to the faculty's latest technical know-how.


  • Advances in Vegetable Production
  • Advances in Breeding of Vegetable Crops
  • Protected Cultivation of Vegetable Crops
  • Bio-Technologies in Vegetable Crops
  • Irrigation management
  • Advances in Soil Fertility
  • Applied Regression on Analysis
  • Library and Information Services
  • Technical Writing and Communications Skills
  • Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture


Farm Manager
Seed producer
Assistant Professor
Management Analysts


M.Sc. in Horticulture/Vegetable Science


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