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M.Sc (Agriculture) Entomology Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

M.Sc (Agriculture) Entomology


Have a passion for studying insects? Want to enter into field of Entomology? Want to prevent crop destruction by insects? Then choose the course Master of Science (Agriculture) in Entomology. Learn the course details, eligibility criteria, admission procedure and the job prospects. Know the list of colleges and universities that offer this course in India.

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

Course Description of M.Sc(Agriculture) in Entomology


The post graduate degree in Entomology is two year course and aims at imparting knowledge on all aspects of insects, its relationship with mankind and the environment. The course provides strong foundation to students in understanding the concepts of Insect morphology, prevention and protection of plants from insect population. The program focus on beneficial insects, its use in biological control and in pollination of flowers. The curriculum covers theoretical lecture, practicals, seminars, record works, research work, visits to fields, thesis presentations, workshops and assessments.

Eligibility Criteria for the M.Sc(Agriculture) in Entomology


The students should have completed bachelors degree in B.Sc in Agriculture/ Bio- technology/ B.Sc in Home Science/B.Sc in Forestry/ B.Sc in Horticulture from a recognized university. The students should possess keen observation skills, patience and ability for systematic recording. Admission is based on entrance test and interview. Students should possess good communication skills in English.



Colleges offering M.Sc (Agriculture) Entomology course in India

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
Sam Higginbotom Institute of Agriculture, Technology & SciencesUttar Pradesh
School of Agricultural EntomologyBidhan Chandra Krishi VishwavidyalayaWest Bengal

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Additional Description of the Course M.Sc (Agriculture) In Entomology


The degree program prepares students to equip with latest techniques and technologies for insect control and help in increase in crop production. Students understand the vast areas of insect population to meet the growing needs of experts in the field of agriculture for pest control and plant protection.They get adequate training to become competent professional to effectively implement their knowledge and resources for problems solving issues related to the insects relationship with man and environment.

The study course covers the areas of insect morphology, anatomy, physiology, nutrition, ecology, toxicology, plant protection, insect pathology, taxonomy, crop control, horticulture, pests, storage. The students are trained in research methodologies for plant protection from insect pests. Training provides problem solving skills, enhances confidence and enables them to become independent learners. The program covers areas of agriculture, insects useful/harmful factors and its application in relevant areas. The course emphasis on study of vectors and vector borne diseases and in effective management strategies for insect control. The course enables them to enhance their skills in analytical abilities and in research approaches which enables them to become self directed, independent learners. Students gain hand on experience for preparing in practical project works and for further studies.

Job prospects for the qualified Entomologists


There are wide range of jobs available for Entomologists in colleges, conservation departments, pest-control industries, parks, horticulture departments, NGO's public health sectors, research departments. The job profiles includes research officer, health entomologist, plant pathologist, forest entomologist, business executive

M.Sc (Agriculture) Entomology Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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