B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture

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The B.Sc (Agri.) programme is an undergraduate programme related to the field of agriculture. The focus of this study is on agriculture. Under this programme, students are trained about the most modern methods used in fertilizers; plant biotechnology. The programme apart from training in scientific skills also trains in marketing skills of agriculture products. Under this study, the students are exposed to real life rural settings with the aim to develop a sense of awareness among the students so that they can understand the problems of farmers and rural people.

Agriculture graduates are constantly in high demand in government, semi-government, and corporate enterprises. Students with a B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture degree will have limitless opportunities all over the world. Students can find high-paying employments in agriculture and forestry, such as IFS, NABARD officer, Assistant Agriculture Officer (AAO)/ Assistant Horticulture Officer (AHO), District Horticulture Officer (DHO), Sugarcane officer, Farm Manager, Crop Scientist, and Agricultural Consultant. They may also start their own businesses/agri-entrepreneurship.

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Globally

Comparable,

Flexible

and Choice

Based Academics

Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 40,034 40,034 40,034 40,034
Scholarship 12,010 8,007 4,003 --
Net Tuition Fee 28,024 32,027 36,031 40,034
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 40,034 40,034 40,034 40,034
Scholarship 12,010 8,007 4,003 --
Net Tuition Fee 28,024 32,027 36,031 40,034
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 83,348 (2nd Category) 91,354 (3rd Category) 99,362 (4th Category) 1,07,368

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (12th Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(12th Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Scholarship 4,100 4,100 4,100 4,100
Merit Scholarship 15,000 10,000 5,000 -
Net Tuition Fee 35,000 40,000 45,000 50,000
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Scholarship 4,100 4,100 4,100 4,100
Merit Scholarship 15,000 10,000 5,000 -
Net Tuition Fee 35,000 40,000 45,000 50,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 97,300 (2nd Category) 1,07,300 (3rd Category) 1,17,300 (4th Category) 1,27,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 40,034 40,034 40,034 40,034
Scholarship 12,010 8,007 4,003 --
Net Tuition Fee 28,024 32,027 36,031 40,034
4th Semester Tuition Fee 40,034 40,034 40,034 40,034
Scholarship 12,010 8,007 4,003 --
Net Tuition Fee 28,024 32,027 36,031 40,034
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 81,348 (2nd 89,354Category) 89,354 (3rd Category) 97,362 (4th Category) 1,05,368

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

50,000
Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Scholarship 4,100 4,100 4,100 4,100
Merit Scholarship 15,000 10,000 5,000 -
Net Tuition Fee 35,000 40,000 45,000 50,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 54,100 54,100 54,100 54,100
Scholarship 4,100 4,100 4,100 4,100
Merit Scholarship 15,000 10,000 5,000 -
Net Tuition Fee 35,000 40,000 45,000 50,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 95,300 (2nd Category) 97,300 (3rd Category) 1,15,300 (4th Category) 1,15,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 45,000 45,000 45,000 45,000
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • 10+2 examination with PCB/PCM/Agriculture or equivalent.
  • Minimum 50% marks for general category and 45% marks in case of SC/ST category).

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AHS-111 Fundamentals of Horticulture 2(1+1)
2. ABT-111 Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology 3(2+1)
3. ASS-111 Fundamentals of Soil Science 3(2+1)
4. AGF-111 Introduction to Forestry 2(1+1)
5. AHE-111 Comprehension & Communication Skills in English 2(1+1)
6. AGA-111 Fundamentals of Agronomy 4(3+1)
7. AEE-111 Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology 2(2+0)
8. ARC-111 Agriculture Heritage 1(1+0)
9. ARC-112 Elementary Mathematics 2(2+0)
10. ARC-113 Introductory Biology 2(1+1)
11. ANC-111 Human Values & Ethics 1(1+0)
12. ANC-112 NSS/NCC/Physical Education & Yoga Practices 2 (0+2)
Total credit Sem. I 26

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AGP-121 Fundamentals of Genetics 3(2+1)
2. AMB-121 Agricultural Microbiology 2(1+1)
3. AET-121 Soil and Water Conservation Engineering 2(1+1)
4. APH-122 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology 2(1+1)
5. AEM-121 Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics 2(2+0)
6. APP-121 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 4(3+1)
7. AEN-121 Fundamentals of Entomology 4(3+1)
8. AEE-121 Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education 3(2+1)
9. AHE-121 Communication Skills and Personality Development 2(1+1)
Total credit Sem. II 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AGA-211 Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif Crops) 2(1+1)
2. AGP-211 Fundamentals of Plant Breeding 3(2+1)
3. AEM-211 Agricultural Finance and Cooperation 3(2+1)
4. AIT-211 Agri- Informatics 2(1+1)
5. AET-211 Farm Machinery and Power 2(1+1)
6. AHS-211 Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices 2(1+1)
7. APH-211 Environmental Studies and Disaster Management 3(2+1)
8. AAM-211 Statistical Methods 2(1+1)
9. AAH-211 Livestock and Poultry Management 4(3+1)
Total credit Sem. III 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AGA-221 Crop Production Technology –II (Rabi Crops) 2(1+1)
2. AHS-221 Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping 2(1+1)
3. AET-221 Renewable Energy and Green Technology 2(1+1)
4. ASS-221 Problematic Soils and their Management 2(2+0)
5. AHS-222 Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops 2(1+1)
6. AGP-221 Principles of Seed Technology 3(1+2)
7. AGA-222 Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture 2(1+1)
8. AEM-221 Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices 3(2+1)
9. AGA-223 Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change 2(1+1)
10. AXX-XXX Elective Course 3(2+1)
11. ANC-221 Educational Tour -
Total credit Sem. IV 23

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 APP-311 Principles of Integrated Pest and Disease Management 3(2+1)
2 ASS-311 Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management 3(2+1)
3 AEN-311 Pests of Crops and Stored Grain and their Management 3(2+1)
4 APP-312 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I 3(2+1)
5 AGP-311 Crop Improvement-I (Kharif Crops) 2(1+1)
6 AEE-311 Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication 2(1+1)
7 AGA-311 Geo-informatics and Nano-technology and Precision Farming 2(1+1)
8 AGA-312 Practical Crop Production – I (Kharif crops) 2(0+2)
9 AIT-311 Intellectual Property Rights 1(1+0)
10 AXX-XXX Elective Course 3(2+1)
11 ANC-311 Educational Tour -
Total credit Sem. V 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 AGA-321 Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management 2(1+1)
2 AET-321 Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture 2(1+1)
3 APP-321 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II   3(2+1)
4 AHS-321 Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables   2(1+1)
5 AEN-321 Management of Beneficial Insects 2(1+1)
6 AGP-321 Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops) 2(1+1)
7 AGA-322 Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops) 2(0+2)
8 AGA-323 Principles of Organic Farming 2(1+1)
9 AEM-321 Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics   2(1+1)
10 AFS-321 Principles of Food Science and Nutrition 2(2+0)
11 AXX-XXX Elective Course 3(2+1)
Total credit Sem. VI 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 AGA-321 Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management 2(1+1)
2 AET-321 Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture 2(1+1)
3 APP-321 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II   3(2+1)
4 AHS-321 Post-harvest Management and Value Addition of Fruits and Vegetables   2(1+1)
5 AEN-321 Management of Beneficial Insects 2(1+1)
6 AGP-321 Crop Improvement-II (Rabi crops) 2(1+1)
7 AGA-322 Practical Crop Production –II (Rabi crops) 2(0+2)
8 AGA-323 Principles of Organic Farming 2(1+1)
9 AEM-321 Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics   2(1+1)
10 AFS-321 Principles of Food Science and Nutrition 2(2+0)
11 AXX-XXX Elective Course 3(2+1)
Total credit Sem. VI 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. READY-411 Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) 16(0 + 16)
2. READY-412 Agro-industrial Attachment (AIA) 04(0 + 04)
Total credit Sem. VII 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. READY-4XX Experiential Learning Programme (Module-I)# 10(0+10)
2. READY-4XX Experiential Learning Programme (Module-II)# 10(0+10)
Total credit Sem. VIII 24

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. READY-421 Bioagents and Biofertilizer production 10(0+10)
2. READY-422 Seed Production and Technology 10(0+10)
3. READY-423 Mushroom Cultivation 10(0+10)
4. READY-424 Soil, plant , water and seed Testing services 10(0+10)
5. READY-425 Beekeeping 10(0+10)
6. READY-426 Poultry Production 10(0+10)
7. READY-427 Applied Hi-Tech Horticulture 10(0+10)
8. READY-428 Agri-business management 10(0+10)
9. READY-429 Hybrid Seed Production Technologies 10(0+10)
10. READY-430 Floriculture and Landscaping 10(0+10)
11. READY-431 Food Processing and Food safety standards 10(0+10)
12. READY-432 Commercial vegetable production 10(0+10)
13. READY-433 Tissue-culture Technologies 10(0+10)
14. READY-434 Agriculture Waste Management 10(0+10)
15. READY-435 Organic Production Technology 10(0+10)
16. READY-436 Agro-advisory Services 10(0+10)
17. READY-437 Nursery Management 10(0+10)
18. READY-438 Sericulture 10(0+10)
19. READY-439 Practicing Protected Horticulture 10(0+10)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AEM-322 Agri-business Management 3(2+1)
2. APP-322 Agrochemicals 3(2+1)
3. AGP-322 Commercial Plant Breeding 3(1+2)
4. AHS-311 Landscaping 3(1+2)
5. AFS-221 Food Safety and Standards 3(2+1)
6. AEN-221 Biopesticides & Biofertilizers 3(2+1)
7. AHS-312 Protected Cultivation 3(2+1)
8. AHS-313 Micro propagation Technologies 3(1+2)
9. AHS-314 Hi-tech. Horticulture 3(2+1)
10. AGA-313 Weed Management 3(2+1)
11. AET-322 System Simulation and Agro advisory 3(2+1)
12. AEE-312 Agricultural Journalism 3(2+1)
13. AEE-313 Drones Technology in Agriculture 3(2+1)
14. AEE-314 Smart Agriculture 3(2+1)

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Uttaranchal School of Agriculture, a constituent institute of Uttaranchal University with an aim to prepare highly knowledgeable and more competent fraternities in the field of Agriculture.

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Gain confidence to plan field studies

I perfected my ability to recognise the plant pathogens and every other element that contributed to crop illnesses. I gain confidence to plan field studies and become expert to carry out field trials. I am grateful to Uttaranchal University for giving me access to enough field resources, tools, and others for my research. I am grateful to my instructors for helping me to publish scholarly works. I was advised and mentored to take the ICAR Net Examination by my faculty members and I still get guidance from them, whenever needed.

Guidance for launching my own beekeeping compan

Writing about this university brings me great satisfaction. My professors, who constantly inspired me to pursue Agri-entrepreneurship. They provided me guidance for launching my own beekeeping company. I also want to express my gratitude to the Incubation Cell of Uttaranchal University, which gave me all the technical assistance I needed to put my ideas into action. For me, it represents a place where a single student joined right away yet stayed engaged for life.

UU always motivated me for developing skills

I can say that Uttaranchal University is a fantastic campus. I appreciate the countless efforts of my professors who gave me chance to improve my leadership abilities. They always motivated me for developing skills in the classroom, labs, and practical settings. Being a part of Uttaranchal University was a huge matter of chance and happiness for me.

Wonderful exposure to develop my core competencies

At Uttaranchal University, I had a wonderful exposure to develop my core competencies in Agriculture. I sincerely appreciate the directions, I received from my professors, who always encouraged me to interact with a variety of stakeholders around the resource development, value addition, and quality management. I am also grateful to the placement cell for assisting me in achieving my life's goals.

Best infrastructure, student-centric tutoring

I have learned a lot. I am grateful to my professors for helping me to build my professional expertise. I was able to find my desired job during campus placement because the best infrastructure, student-centric tutoring, career guidance, and ethical support are always available here for every student. I always felt cared at Uttaranchal University, which is like a family for me.

Made me confident to grow and get yield anywhere

I am excited to express my thoughts as an alumnus of Uttaranchal University. The faculty members, practical demonstrations, well-thought-out course content, and the field trainings have made me confident to grow and get yield anywhere successfully. This not only helped my ability to secure a productive employment as a hydroponic consultant, but also helped me succeed in other areas of my life.

My experience at Uttaranchal University was wonderful and unforgettable.

My experience at Uttaranchal University was wonderful and unforgettable. I sincerely thank my professors and mentors who always guide me to improve my cognitive and social abilities. The regular interaction with placement cell inspired me to do well in my interview and the skills I developed while pursuing my M.Sc. degree are still helpful in my current position. I want to say that Uttaranchal University is the place where one can realise the dreams.