Programme overview

M.Sc. (Ag.) in Horticulture (Vegetable Science) is a two-year post-graduation programme that includes the study of production technology as well as the processing of vegetable crops like potato, tomato, chilli, brinjal, garlic, onion, basella, lettuce, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, drumstick, etc. It also includes the development of field, laboratory, and documentation facilities for research on vegetable crops. Along with the improvement of the cool season, warm season, and underutilised vegetable, spice, and post-harvest technology, as well as other horticulture crops, we are also aiming for the improvement and overall development of the entire horticulture field in Madhya Pradesh through the implementation of various schemes.

  • 2 Years

    Duration of Program

  • PG

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Cutting-edge horticultural research facility.
Well-qualified and highly-experienced faculty members
Department-Specific Research Field
Extensive and Knowledge -Rich Library
Effective placement and strategic consulting

How will you benefit

To know about the various methods for the production of vegetable crops and how each type can vary the agricultural processes
It makes students talented to provide innovations for various issues that are coming up in sustainable agriculture.
SGSU imparts essential agricultural skills to students, including vegetable crop cultivation, seed propagation, intercultural operations, and season-wise diversity management.
The course offers promising job and career opportunities, with modern horticultural advancements creating employment prospects for fresh degree holders.

What will you study

Advancing Vegetable Crop Genetic Enhancement Trends

Researching Horticulture Challenges in Vegetable Crops

Promoting inclusive, sustainable vegetable agriculture services

Boosting National Development Through Innovative Vegetable Management

  • PO-1. Gain knowledge about the physiology of vegetables
  • PO-2. Get awareness regarding the climatic requirements of vegetables for germination and plant growth.
  • PO-3. Gain knowledge about scientific production technologies for vegetable production.
  • PO-4. Identify the seed production technology of vegetables.
  • PO-5. Get aware of ecological management for organic vegetable production.
  • PO-6. Simplify organic certification importance and export possibilities of organic vegetables.
  • PO-7. Get aware of different forms of research writing
  • PO-8. Gain knowledge of enhancements in vegetable breeding approaches

  • PSO-1. Develop skills in commercial vegetable production
  • PSO-2. Build capacity for organic vegetable farming
  • PSO-3. Create a nutritive kitchen garden for vegetable production around the year.
  • PSO-4. Adapt good agricultural practices for the generation of higher income per unit area.
  • PSO-5. Execute the plan of vegetable farming for seed production
  • PSO-6. Get specific knowledge of various branches specialised to their studies.
  • PSO-7. Get detailed knowledge on the subject to improve the farmer’s condition through their contributions.
  • PSO-8. Having a combined knowledge of vegetable science with entrepreneurial skills permits them to get administrative or marketing positions with organisations involved in the processing and marketing of vegetables.
  • PSO-9. Get recruited by the companies as a horticulturist, gardener, supervisor, and farm manager, handling large-scale production of certain varieties of vegetables in various private seed companies.
  • PSO-10. Get positions as specialists for handling vegetable plantations, nurseries, and other orchard management projects.
  • PSO-11. Increase farmers’ income through adopting hi-tech horticulture.

  • PEO-1: Work on the production technology of vegetable crops
  • PEO-2. Get aware of the principles, concepts, and production of organic farming in vegetable crops.
  • PEO-3. Learn the basic concepts and their application in oleiculture
  • PEO-4. Get theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
  • PEO-5. Be aware of the breeding approaches of vegetables
  • PEO-6. Be friendly with the physiology of the growth and development of vegetable crops.
  • PEO-7. Revamp the postgraduate programme in vegetable science throughout the country.
  • PEO-8. Develop technical manpower to cater to the needs of government, corporate, quasi-government, and research organisations both in India and abroad in horticulture.
  • PEO-9. Impart quality education and exposure to the faculty in the latest technical know-how.


  • Production Technology of Cool Season Vegetable Crops
  • Organic Vegetable Production Technology
  • Production Technology of Under Exploited Vegetables
  • Principles of Plant Physiology
  • Principles of Plant Breeding
  • Statistical Methods and Applied Sciences


Subject Matter Specialist
Farm Manager
Seed Producer
Assistant Professor


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


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