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B.Sc Farm Science & Rural Development

Looking forward to an undergraduate program in agricultural sciences? Interested in working in agricultural farms and helping develop the rural countryside? Desirous of empowering the rural poor and uplift them from poverty? Learn here the details and prospects of the course B.Sc Farm Science and Rural Development.

Course Name: B.Sc Farm Science & Rural Development
Group: B.Sc
Stream: Science
Course Category: Agriculture
Duration: 3 Years


The main aim of the above course is to bring in the benefits of education to the rural hinterland and help in the development of agriculture and the rural poor. It aims to utilise the services of science and technology in developing farming and increase agricultural production that will ultimately be effective in eliminating poverty from our villages. Agricultural techniques practiced in the country are still very traditional. The sector is in dire need of modern technology and modern means of farming for improving the yield and to see that farmers are not left at the mercy of nature. It’s through transfer of knowledge and skills that we can help develop agriculture, dairy farming, poultry and piggery farming in the villages.

Eligibility and course duration

Pass in 10+2 with physics, chemistry and biology/mathematics from a recognized board. Some colleges may conduct an entrance test.

Duration of the course is 3 years.

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More about the course

The courses on farm science and rural development help improve your theoretical knowledge and gets you on-site practical training in rural surroundings to get a first-hand feel of the rural landscape. The program helps in developing your professional abilities so as to help the rural poor to improve their socio-economic conditions and standard of living. It trains you on modern agricultural practices, agriculture equipment, machineries, dairy farming and in setting up model poultry and piggery farms. It trains you on best practices on irrigation, fertility of soil, usage of fertilizers and general practices to improve agricultural yield. You will also pick up skills in developing strategies for social and economic improvement. It’s by gaining skills in these areas that one can bring in the transformation of our villages into productive regions with opportunities for growth and economic development.

Career and growth

Ours is a country where the majority of the population depends on farming. Since most of the farming community still uses traditional agricultural practices, there is a huge scope for growth in this sector, by simply bringing in modern technology to our farm lands. As India is a net exporter of spices and condiments, there’s a huge market in producing and exporting spices and their products. There are opportunities in fisheries, forestry, dairy farming, horticulture, food-preservation, pig farming, cattle rearing and various other socio-economic development ventures. It also gives you the opportunity to pursue MSc programs in the same field with future scope for research.

B.Sc Farm Science & Rural Development Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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