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M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology

s agricultural biotechnology your career choice? Ambitious about making it big in this upcoming field? Will like to graduate in the field of biotechnology with agriculture as your area of specialization? Learn here the details and prospects of the course M.Sc in Agricultural Biotechnology.

Course Name: M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology
Group: M.Sc
Stream: Science
Course Category: Biotechnology
Duration: 2 years


Agritech or agricultural biotechnology is a sub-field of biotechnology that mainly deals with the technological advances in the field of agriculture. In recent times there have been a good many changes in agricultural practices in the country because of the advances that we have seen in the field of biotechnology. Genetically modified crops are one such example. Over the years, scientists have been able to bring in changes in many of the desirable properties of plants and crops. Some of these improvements are in pest and disease control, size and quality of crop, growth rate, colour, taste, flavour and many other desirable qualities. All that has been possible through genetic engineering that enables us in bringing changes in the gene structure of the plants.

Eligibility and course duration

Graduation in science in a relevant field of study preferably in biological sciences, chemistry and others.

Duration of the course is 2 years.

M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
College of AgricultureAcharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural UniversityTelangana
Marotrao Wadafale College of Agriculture (Dr. P. D. K. V)Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi VidyapeethMaharashtra
School of Agricultural EntomologyBidhan Chandra Krishi VishwavidyalayaWest Bengal
Vel's College Of ScienceUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu

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More about the course

Agricutural biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses the study of agricultural practices in conjunction with modern sciences and takes in consideration social, natural, enviromental and economical concerns. In this course you will be studying about a field with inputs taken from a wide array of subjects such as biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, genetics, transgenic breeding, reproduction biology and others. The aim of this course is to acquaint you with the technological changes being brought in the field of agriculture which had till recent years been following mainly tradional methods of cultivation and production. The course curriculum familiarizes you with the topics through theory classes and also provides you with opportunities to hone your skills through laboratory practicals. The course also provides you with a sound footing for research.

Career and opportunities

Agricultural biotechnology is finding applications in different areas of agricultural production. You are thus provided with opportunities in farming, agri-business, aquaculture, sericulture, soil and water conservation, agricultural research, agricultural education, etc. You have opportunities in dairy farming, processing of grains, food processing, pesticide and fertilizer manufacturing other than oil production and numerous other activities in the agro-industry. You could also be working in tea estates and other similar farms like coffee plantations. With a degree in this field one can get employed in the government sector in its ministries and departments concerned with agricultural production. There are also wide opportunities for pursuing M.Phil and PhD courses thus making way for a research based or an academic career.

M.Sc Agricultural Biotechnology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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