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M.Sc Agriculture Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Science in Agriculture


Did you have done your graduation in Agriculture course? Are you thinking to pursue a Master’s in the same field? Here, you will get an in depth analysis and the basic eligibility conditions required to pursue this course. Learn about the basic course details, course duration, eligibility criteria, scope and various job opportunities associated with the course.

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

Basic course details

Talking about the course, M.Sc Agriculture focuses on topics such as Plantation Management, Plant Biology, Agriculture Machinery, Marketing, Biochemistry and management aspects of agriculture sector, etc. Apart from practical session and theoretical subjects, candidates have to undergo through seminars and Research work / project in this program. Students may specialize in the discipline, within the sector of Agriculture science.

Eligibility Criteria

Since this is a PG course, the basic eligibility criteria required to pursue this course is a pass degree in B. Sc Agriculture or similar relevant courses from a recognized college or university.

Course Duration

The duration of M.Sc Agriculture course is about 2 years, which are divided into four semesters, with each semester lasting for a period of six months. During each semester, students have to go through theoretical subjects as well as practical lab sessions.



Colleges offering M.Sc Agriculture course in India

College NameUniversityState
Agricultural Engineering College & Research InstituteTamilnadu Agricultural UniversityTamil Nadu
College of Agricultural EngineeringAcharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural UniversityTelangana
Gargi Agriculture Research And Training InstituteSavitribai Phule Pune UniversityMaharashtra
Gochar MahavidyalayaChaudhary Charan Singh University (Meerut University)Uttar Pradesh
Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Alias Garhwal UniversityDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
Janta College,BakewarChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj UniversityUttar Pradesh
Lovely School of AgricultureLovely Professional UniversityPunjab
Metas Adventist CollegeNorth Eastern Hill UniversityGujarat
Orissa University OF Agriculture And TechnologyOrissa University of Agriculture and TechnologyOdisha
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture & Research InstituteTamilnadu Agricultural UniversityPuducherry
R.s.m PG College Dhampur Bijnor UPDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Uttar Pradesh
Ranjit Singh Memorial Post Graduate CollegeM.J.P. Rohilkhand UniversityUttar Pradesh
School of AgricultureChandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & TechnologyUttar Pradesh
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and TechnologyShanmugha Arts Science Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) UniversityJammu and Kashmir
Shri Durgaji Postgraduate CollegeDeen Dayal Upadhyay Gorakhpur UniversityUttar Pradesh

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Career scope and job opportunities

  • In front of agriculture graduates, lots of Government as well as private job opportunities is present. State agriculture departments recruit graduates to fill up the posts at officer level.
  • After completing M.Sc agriculture course, candidates can take up the job of a professor, lecturer or teacher in Government or private colleges and universities.
  • Candidates can also get jobs in banks as officer level who deal with the agriculture related loan.
  • Candidates can go for Ph.D degree where they can build a career in the Research sector associated with the field of agriculture.
In addition to the above, candidates can also get jobs in the following sectors:

Agro-industry sector

This sector involves grain processing, dairy processing, meat packing, fats and oils, fertilizer, pesticides, fibers and food processing. Candidates from this sector can work as an engineer, researcher, agricultural technologists, sales and promotion, scientists as well as production.

Self Employment

After completion of M.Sc Agriculture course and with gaining sufficient work experience, they can work as an independent consultant or can start his / her own business such as agriculture firms, agriculture product shops, agriculture tool shop, agriculture machinery shops, tractors and agribase industry.

Service Sector

This sector involves the utilization of adequate and timely supply of chemicals, seeds and fertilizers at reasonable rates and also to provide quality food products. Candidates from this sector can work as veterinarians, agricultural technicians, gardeners and agricultural consultants.

M.Sc Agriculture Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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