M.Sc. Ag.
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Plant Pathology is a core branch of agriculture which deals with the diseases in crop plants and their management. M.Sc. in Plant Pathology trains the students in the identification of the symptoms of different plant diseases, disease management and treatment through chemicals.

Post Graduates in Plant Pathology are always in demand in government organizations, semi government organizations and private organizations. With a Masters Degree in Plant Pathology the students can get high paying jobs in Plant Protection Department at the Scientist Level. The fertilizer companies also require agricultural experts. Organic Food Production Companies hire them as Quality Control Experts and collaborate with agriculturists in contact farming. They are also required in seed industries and pesticide industries.

Master’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences also qualifies the students for higher research in the Department of Agriculture Research. They can also appear for Civil Services Examination. They can opt for the position of Scientist in various government organizations, like, ICAR, CSIR, DBT, DST through ARS Examination and other selection procedures. They are eligible to attempt NET and aim for the position of Professor in Universities /Colleges.

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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 4,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 31,850 36,400 40,950 45,550
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 4,550 -
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)

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 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 34,500 40,000 44,500 50,000
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 34,500 40,000 44,500 50,000
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/Horticulture/Forestry/Biotechnology /CBZ combination. 55% or 5.5 GPA marks for general category and 50% marks for SC/ST category. (The Students who have completed the graduation degree with 3-years duration have to go for 1-year deficiency courses of Agriculture).

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. MSAGP-501 Mycology 3(2+1)
2. MSAGP-502 Plant Bacteriology 3(2+1)
3. MSAGP-503 Principles of Plant Pathology 3(2+1)
4. MSAGP-50X Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)/ 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
1. MSAGP-505 Detection And Diagnosis of Plant Diseases 2(1+1)
2. MSAGP-510 Biological Control of Plant Diseases 3(2+1)
3. MSAGP-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)/ 3(2+1)
  Minor courses (Gradial courses)
1 MSAGE-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)
2 MSAGE-50X Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)
Total credit Sem. II 11

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. MSAGP-509 Plant Virology 3(2+1)
2. MSAGP-513 Mushroom Production Technology 3(2+1)
3. MSAGP-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)/ 3(2+1)
4. MSAGP-591 Master’s Seminar 1(0+1)
  Minor courses (Gradial courses)
1 MSAGE-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)/3(2+1)
2 MSAGE-5XX Elective course 2(1+1)/2(2+0)
Total credit Sem. III 13

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. MSAGP-504 Principles of Plant Disease Management 3(2+1)
2. MSAGP-506 Post-harvest Diseases 3(2+1)
3. MSAGP-507 Diseases of Fruits, Plantation and Ornamental Crops 3(2+1)
4. MSAGP-508 Diseases of Vegetable and Spices Crops 3(2+1)
5. MSAGP-511 Seed Health Technology 3(2+1)
6. MSAGP-512 Phyto Nematology 2(1+1)
7. MSAGP-514 Insect Vectors of plant viruses and other Pathogens 2(1+1)
8. MSAGP-515 Chemicals in Plant Disease Management 3(2+1)
9. MSAGP-516 Ecology of soil-borne Plant Pathogens 3(2+1)
10. MSAGP-517 Disease Resistance in Plants 2(2+0)
11. MSAGP-518 Integrated Disease Management 3(2+1)
12. MSAGP-519 Epidemiology and Forecasting of Plant Diseases 3(2+1)
13. MSAGP-520 Diseases of field and medicinal crops 3(2+1)
14. MSAGP-521 Plant Quarantine 2(2+0)
15. MSAGP-522 Diseases of Crop Plants 3(2+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)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. AGA-111 Fundamentals of Agronomy 3(2+1)
2. AHS-111 Fundamentals of Horticulture 2(1+1)
3. ASS-111 Fundamentals of Soil Science 2(1+1)
4. APP-312 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -I 3(2+1)
5. APP-121 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 3(2+1)
6. AEN-121 Fundamentals of Entomology 3(2+1)
7. APP-313 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management -II 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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    • Centrally operated library
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    • Innovative teaching methodology.
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Uttaranchal University has come a long way since its inception providing world-class education in diverse domains.

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.