Programme overview

M.Sc. Agronomy is a postgraduate Agriculture programme. Agronomy is the application of various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production. Subjects studied under this programme are modern concepts in crop production, physiology of drought, herbicides and crop production, physiological aspects of crop yield, principles of crop nutrition, physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, agricultural research organisations, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, cropping and farming systems, and agro-meteorology. After completing the programme, students have many opportunities in various fields.

  • 2 Years

    Duration of Program

  • PG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Collaborative Engagements between Industry and Academia
Well-Qualified and Highly-Experienced Faculty Members.
Industrial Tour and On-The-Job Training
Extensive and Knowledge -Rich Library
Effective Placement and Strategic Consulting

How will you benefit

Students will have options for teaching and research.
Students can join the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi, as junior fellow researchers.
Candidates can work in the private sector on applied research and product development or engage in basic research, mainly at universities or government agencies.
They can also become agricultural scientists who work as consultants for business firms, private clients, or the government.

What will you study

Plant and animal interactions and functions

Diverse crop practises and sector interactions

Crop production principles and techniques are understood

Soil fertility, conservation, and management are explored.

  • PO-1. To provide handhold exposure to agriculture-based knowledge in Agronomy and Agroforestry and soil science etc.
  • PO-2. To identify and overcome the problems encountered in day-to-day life in agriculture fielded related issues.
  • PO-3. To provide knowledge dissemination regarding various techniques of farming and farming system in India.
  • PO-4. To make students competitive in pursuing higher studies in the Agriculture field.
  • PO-5. To impart in-depth practical knowledge in the package and practices of various crops.

  • PSO-1. To impart in-depth practical knowledge regarding packages and practices for the cultivation of different crops.
  • PSO-2. To understand and analyze the current issues that are occurring in local and global agriculture and how they will affect futuristic agriculture.
  • PSO-3. To build the manpower for serving the community, especially in rural areas.
  • PSO-4. To identify the problem related to rural areas and face the rural reality during the rural living and learning experience.
  • PSO-5. Enable to recognize and examine the relationships between inputs and outputs in their agricultural field to make effective and profitable decisions. To understand the mechanics of agri-preneurship.
  • PSO-6. To provide knowledge on working cultivation practices of different crops in the different field areas and their farm implements
  • PSO-7. To get blended knowledge related to packages and practices for the cultivation of different crops growing from ancient to modern agricultural.

  • PEO-1. To provide students with an experiential-based research opportunity designed to translate content provided in coursework to reality.
  • PEO-2. The students will acquaint with subject-related knowledge along with developing a connection between practical solutions and theory.
  • PEO-3. To enhance the both visibility and impact of post-graduate programs in agricultural sciences and provide students with a pathway for manifesting their career objectives.
  • PEO-4. To prepare students to become outstanding educators or practitioners in agricultural disciplines.


  • Modern Concepts in Crop Production
  • Principles and Practices of Water Management
  • Cropping System and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Dryland Farming and Watershed Management
  • Principles & Practices of Organic Farming
  • Soil Biology and Biochemistry
  • Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques for Soils and Crop Studies
  • Statistical Methods and Applied Sciences
  • Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture
  • Library and Information Services
  • Technical Writing and Communications Skills


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B.Sc. in (Agriculture), or any other relevant equivalent degree


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