M.Sc. Ag. (Agronomy)

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Agronomy deals with planning and provision of food in all conditions. It directly contributes in making our country self sufficient and independent mainly due to its competence of aiding surplus food grain production.

Post Graduation in Agronomy provides wide knowledge on cultivation practices of all crops, horticultural crops, soil, water, fertilizer and similar aspects. Agronomy is a core branch of agriculture and facilitates in crop production and increasing the livelihood of the farmers.

Future prospects for an Agronomist are always bright and Post Graduates in Agronomy are always in demand in government organizations, semi government organizations and private organizations. The students, after completing Post Graduation in Agronomy, are eligible to attempt for ARS Examination for recruitment of Agriculture Scientist and NET for appointment as Assistant Professor in Universities. They can opt for the job profile of Scientist, Executive in Fertilizer Companies, Pesticide Companies & Herbicides Companies and can also try to attain the post of PO in Banks.

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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 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 77,028 (2nd Category) 84,132 (3rd Category) 91,236 (4th Category) 98,340

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 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,550 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 91,000 (2nd Category) 1,00,100 (3rd Category) 1,09,200 (4th Category) 1,18,300

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 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
4th Semester Tuition Fee 35,520 35,520 35,520 35,520
Scholarship 10,656 7,104 3,552 --
Net Tuition Fee 24,864 28,416 31,968 35,520
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 75,028 (2nd 82,132Category) 82,132 (3rd Category) 89,236 (4th Category) 96,340

All India 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 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
4th Semester Tuition Fee 48,000 48,000 48,000 48,000
Scholarship 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Merit Scholarship 13,650 9,100 4,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,500
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 89,000 (2nd Category) 98,100 (3rd Category) 1,07,200 (4th Category) 1,16,300

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 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
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

  • B.Sc. degree in Agriculture (4 Years) with 55% or 5.5 GPA marks for general category and 50% marks for 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. MSAGA-512 Principles and Practices of Water Management 3(2+1)
2. MSAGA-513 Modern Concepts in Crop Production 3(3+0)
3. MSAGA-514 Principles and Practices of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management 3(2+1)
4. MSAGA-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/ 3(2+1)
  Non-Gradial Compulsory Courses
1 NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(1+0)
2 NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(0+1)
Total credit Sem. I 11

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
MSAGA-515 Principles and Practices of Weed Management  
MSAGA-516 Agronomy of Major Cereals and Pulses (Kharif & Rabi)  
  Minor courses (Gradial courses)
MSAGE-5XX Elective course  
MSAGE-5XX Elective course  
Total credit Sem. II 10

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. MSAGM-508 Statistical Methods 3(2+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(1+0)
2. NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(0+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. MSAGA-517 Agronomy of Oilseed, Fiber and Sugar Crops (Kharif & Rabi) 3(2+1)
2. MSAGA-525 Cropping Systems and sustainable Agriculture 2(2+0)
3. MSAGP-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/ 3(2+1)
4. MSAGA-591 Master’s Seminar 1(0+1)
  Minor courses (Gradial courses)
1 MSAGE-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/ 3(2+1)
2 MSAGE-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/ 3(2+1)
Total credit Sem. III 12

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. MSAGM-514 Experimental Design 2(1+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(1+0)
2. NCXX-501 Open Elective Course 1(0+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. MSAGP-599 Master’s Research 20(0+20)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. MSAGA -511 Agro-Meteorology and Crop Weather Forecasting 3(2+1)
2. MSAGA-518 Agronomy of Medicinal, Aromatic and Under- Utilized Crops   2(1+1)
3. MSAGA-519 Agrostology and Agro-Forestry 3(2+1)
4. MSAGA-520 Field Experimentation 2(1+1)
5. MSAGA-521 Integrated Farming Systems for Sustainable Agriculture   3(2+1)
6. MSAGA-522 Agronomy of Fodder and Forage Crops 2(1+1)
7. MSAGA-523 Crop Ecology, Geography and Sustainable Land use system   3(2+1)
8. MSAGA-526 Dryland Farming and Watershed Management 3(2+1)
9. MSAGA- 527 Principles and Practices of Organic Farming 3(2+1)
10. MSAGA-528 Soil Plant-Water Relationship and irrigation water Management   3(2+1)
11. MSAGA-529 Farm Journalism 2(1+1)
12. MSAGA-530 Agricultural Insurance and Risk Management 2(1+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 MSAGSS-501 Analytical Techniques and Instrumental Methods In Soil And Plant Analysis 3(2+1)
2 MSAGSS-502 Soil, Water and Air Pollution 2(1+1)
3 MSAGSS-503 Fertilizer Technology 2(2+0)
4 MSAGCP-501 Principles of Plant Physiology 3(2+1)
5 MSAGCP-502 Hormonal Regulation of Plant Growth and Development 3(2+1)
6 MSAGCP-503 Physiology of Crop Growth and Yield and Modeling 2(1+1)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. NCIT-501 Intellectual Property and Its Management in Agriculture 1(1+0)
2. NCHU-501 Technical Writing and Communication Skills 1(0+1)
3. NCPH-501 Disaster Management 1(1+0)
4. NCHB-501 Library and Information Services 1(0+1)
5. NCBT-501 Basic Concepts in Laboratory Techniques 1(0+1)
6. NCRM-501 Agriculture Research, Research Ethics and Rural Development Programme 1(1+0)

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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.

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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.