BSc(Agriculture)(Hons)

4 Years Degree Programme

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  • The main focus is to depict the picture of the agriculture field and its sustainable future
  • Advanced curriculum and experienced Faculty members
  • Intensive practical work

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B.Sc. Agriculture is a 4-year undergraduate course that focuses on research and practices in the field of Agriculture Sciences. The course covers important branches of science such as Genetics and Plant Breeding, Agriculture Biotechnology, Agriculture Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Soil Sciences, and Water Resource Management. The course aims to incorporate advanced tools and technology in the field of Agriculture Science.

  • To generate skilled professionals through practical applications and research.
  • To develop students competent enough in the field of Agriculture sciences by giving them hands-on experience in field experiments, basic tools, and techniques.
  • To impart economic and environmental-related principles of agriculture among students.
  • To prepare agriculture-related subjects more interesting through scientific and experimental evidence.
  • To encourage students to be an integral part of the agro-industry by boosting their self-confidence.

  • Impart advanced knowledge of agriculture and allied sciences.
  • Provide extensive exposure to practical knowledge of agriculture-related fields.
  • Publicize various advanced technologies in the field of agriculture.
  • Identify and overcome the various issues related to the field of agriculture.
  • Provide the roadmap for the commercialization of agricultural production practices.

  • Applying the basic crop-related knowledge for sustainable organic agricultural production and development.
  • Promote sustainable agriculture with high yield with less utilization of soil based on research and practical exposure.
  • Demonstrate and develop programme-solving skills in crop production and animal husbandry.
  • Analyzing and identifying critical agricultural issues and formulating scientific solutions based on agricultural science and engineering.
  • Develop self-employability by nurturing their mind toward entrepreneurship.

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The Introduction to Environmental Science course explores the field of environmental science and encourages participants to understand how environmental scientists think. It addresses some important questions such as: 1. What is the difference between environmental science and environmental studies? 2. How do both differ from environmentalism? 3. Why is energy so important in environmental science? 4. What do you mean by biodiversity?

Course Outcomes

  • Develop a deep understanding of global and local environmental issues, including climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to adopt and promote sustainable practices in daily life, such as waste reduction, energy conservation, and responsible consumption.
  • Gain insight into the functioning of ecosystems, their interdependence, and the impact of human activities on natural systems.
  • Gain insight into the functioning of ecosystems, their interdependence, and the impact of human activities on natural systems.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address environmental challenges, explore potential solutions, and engage in informed decision-making for a more sustainable future.

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This course will provide theoretical and practical concept about soil, its genesis and various factors and processes responsible for its formation. The course will help the students to know the physico-chemical and biological properties of soil,various problems related to soil and their remediation. Course Scope

Course Outcomes

  • Gaining knowledge of important soil forming rocks and their characteristics
  • Gaining knowledge about the important soil forming minerals and their characteristics
  • Gaining practical knowledge on collection, processing and analysis of soil samples
  • Knowledge of different soil textures
  • Knowledge of different horizons of the soil in the field

Course Overview

The course provides theoretical knowledge on the fundamentals aspect of agriculture , new technology to overcome the problems faced by farmers in crop production and also it provide full explore to new varieties and techniques of crop productions that are releasing now a days.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding agronomic principles helps farmers and agricultural professionals make informed decision about crop selection , planting and management.
  • Agronomy knowledge allows for the implementation of sustainable farming practices.
  • It teaches efficient use of resources like water, fertilizers and pesticides which leads to cost saving for farmer and reduce environmental impact.
  • Understanding fundamentals agronomy can encourages farmers to diversify their crop failures.
  • It involves research and innovation to develop new crop varieties, cultivation techniques that further advance agriculture.

Course Overview

The course provides theoretical knowledge on the concept of soil water relation, water requirement of crop , various methods for crop production and water management of crops in various situation.

Course Outcomes

  • To learn techniques for efficient utilization of water in agriculture.
  • To understand methods of conserving water resources specially in drought condition.
  • To monitor and maintain the quality of irrigation water, preventing contamination of crops and soil.
  • To study about about different irrigation methods use in various crops.
  • To improve economic viability of farming by reducing water related cost and optimizing the use of irrigation system.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course provides students with a foundational understanding of forestry, which encompasses the science, art and business of cultivating forestry and agroforestry plants. This course covers a range of topics related to forestry terminology , classification, policies and other forestry practices.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding of basic terms related to Forestry, objectives of Silviculture and Forest Classification.
  • Through knowledge of salient features Indian Forest Policies, methods of Forest Regeneration and essential preliminary considerations.
  • Acquaintances of crown classification, tending operations such as weeding, cleaning, thinning etc.
  • Acquiring knowledge on forest mensuration such as objectives, methods of diameter, height and volume measurement of trees.
  • Identification of tree species for different objectives such as agroforestry, wasteland plantation, windbreak, shelterbelt etc. including medicinal and aromatic plant.

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This undergraduate course provides students with a foundational understanding of horticulture, which encompasses the science, art and business of cultivating horticultural plants. This course covers a range of topics related to plant growth, plant propagation, cultivation, and management.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding origin of Horticulture, the sub-branches; overall importance along with crop classification, soil and climatic requirements of the horticultural crops
  • Acquaintance with plant propagating structures, both in sexual as well as asexual propagation of various horticultural crops
  • Knowledge about basic principles, practices underlying various plant propagation methods
  • Acquiring knowledge on various cultural practices employed in horticulture and basic principles employed in orchard establishment
  • Understanding the crop life cycle, their fertilization and pollination processes, factors responsible for unfruitfulness in crops

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This undergraduate course that provides students with a foundational knowledge to the students on various aspects like sociology and Rural sociology: its significance in agriculture extension, Rural society, Social Groups, Social Stratification, Culture concept, Social Institution, Social Change & Development. Educational psychology: Meaning & its importance in agriculture extension. Behavior: Cognitive, affective, psychomotor domain, Personality, Learning, Motivation, Theories of Motivation, Intelligence.

Course Outcomes

  • To provide the students with a foundational knowledge to the students on sociological and psychological aspects of rural people and to acquaint with some important features of rural society
  • Accustom to the characteristics of rural society, village institutions and social organizations
  • Understand social groups, social stratification, culture, social values, social control and attitudes, leadership and training of leaders.
  • Understand concept of educational psychology, intelligence, personality, perceptions, emotions, frustration, motivation, teaching and learning & its importance in agricultural extension

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This undergraduate course provides students with a foundational understanding of English Comprehension, which focuses on mastering the skills of comprehending and articulating ideas in English. The course delves deeper to elevate proficiency in both understanding (listening and reading) and expressing (speaking and writing) the English Language

Course Outcomes

  • Improve the ability to understand and analyze written texts, including articles, essays, and literature by obtaining a deeper grasp of diverse materials
  • Develop strong listening comprehension, enabling confident engagement with various spoken contexts, from formal presentations to casual conversations
  • Hone oral communication skills, focusing on pronunciation, fluency, and clear expression, facilitating effective communication in both formal and informal settings
  • Strengthen written communication through structured exercises, covering genres such as essays, reports, and emails, promoting clarity and coherence in written expression
  • Cultivate critical thinking skills through the analysis of texts, encouraging the evaluation of diverse perspectives and the ability to respond thoughtfully to complex ideas

Course Overview

The course explore the historical, cultural, and environmental aspects of agriculture. It covers topics such that development of farming practices, traditional agricultural techniques, the role of agriculture in shaping societies, and the conservation of agricultural biodiversity.

Course Outcomes

  • To know about traditional farming techniques and knowledge.
  • To recognize agriculture’s role in shaping culture and identity of various communities and regions.
  • To gain insights into the historical development of agriculture, including its impact on societies, economies and environment.
  • To explore traditional crop varieties, livestock breeds and farming methods that contribute to agricultural biodiversity and resilience.

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This undergraduate course provides students with a foundational understanding of Mathematics, which helps students develop problem solving skills and it might help providing the students with a foundation for understanding agriculture economics, statistics etc. This course typically covers a range of topics related to matrices, calculus, principles of counting and coordinate geometry.

Course Outcomes

  • Learn the basic concept of Matrix including types and operations with its properties.
  • Understand and apply through simple problems on fundamental principle of counting, permutation and combination.
  • Learn basic concept of differentiation including rules, properties and methods of solution through numerical problems.
  • Learn basic concept of Integration, both of the indefinite and definite and how to solve various numerical including finding area enclosed by simple curves.
  • Learn basic concept of straight lines and curves generated from conic sections including equations and shapes.

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The course examines the fundamental principles of Human Values and Ethics. It explore the foundations of ethical decision-making and the significance of human values in personal and professional lives. This course delves into moral philosophy, cultural perspectives, and real-world dilemmas, empowering learners to make ethical choices that promote a just and compassionate society. Through critical analysis and reflection, learners will develop a strong moral compass, fostering responsible decision-making and social consciousness in various life contexts.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the significance of value inputs in a classroom and start applying them in their life and profession
  • Distinguish between values and skills, happiness and accumulation of physical facilities, the Self and the Body, Intention and Competence of an individual, etc.
  • Understand the value of harmonious relationship based on trust and respect in their life and profession.
  • Understand the role of a human being in ensuring harmony in society and nature
  • Distinguish between ethical and unethical practices, and start working out the strategy to actualize a harmonious environment wherever they work.

Course Overview

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of topics related to the living world, evolution, classification, plant biology, and the role of animals in agriculture. It combines fundamental biological principles with practical knowledge to foster a deeper understanding of life sciences and their relevance in agriculture.

Course Outcomes

  • To provide students with a comprehensive knowledge of the living world, including the diversity and characteristics of life, the origin of life, and the mechanisms of evolution.
  • To enable students to critically evaluate the concepts of evolution and eugenics and their historical and ethical implications.
  • To equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively use binomial nomenclature and classification systems to identify and categorize various organisms.
  • To enable students to classify and name organisms accurately, applying the principles of taxonomy to various species.

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Students will learn about topics such as the structure of biomolecules, and how they interact in essential processes and pathways in the cells.

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This undergraduate course aims at evoking social consciousness among students through various activities viz., working together, constructive and creative social work, to be skillful in executing democratic leadership, developing skill in Programme development to be able for self-employment, reducing gap between educated and uneducated, increasing awareness and desire to help sections of society. All the activities related to the National Service Scheme course is distributed under four different courses viz., National Service Scheme I, National Service Scheme II, National Service Scheme III and National Service Scheme IV each having one credit load. The entire four courses should be offered continuously for two years. A student enrolled in NSS course should put in at least 60 hours of social work in different activities in a semester other than five regular one-day camp in a year and one special camp for duration of 7 days at any semester break period in the two year. Different activities will include orientation lectures and practical works. Activities directed by the Central and State Government have to be performed by all the volunteers of NSS as per direction.

Course Outcomes

  • Orientation: history, objectives, principles, symbol, badge; regular programmes under NSS, organizational structure of NSS, code of conduct for NSS volunteers, points to be considered by NSS volunteer’s awareness about health
  • Concept of regular activities, special camping, day camps, basis of adoption of village/ slums, conducting survey, analyzing guiding financial patterns of scheme, youth Programme/ schemes of GOI, coordination with different agencies and maintenance of diary
  • Definition, profile, categories, issues and challenges of youth; and opportunities for youth who is agent of the social change
  • Mapping of community stakeholders, designing the message as per problems and their culture; identifying methods of mobilization involving youth-adult partnership
  • Basic features of constitution of India, fundamental rights and duties, human rights, consumer awareness and rights and rights to information

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This undergraduate course aims at the students to practice indoor and outdoor games, yoga and other activities to maintain a sound physical and mental health

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  • Teaching of different skills of Football – demonstration, practice of the skills, correction, involvement in game situation
  • Teaching of advance skills of Football – involvement of all the skills in game situation with teaching of rules of the game
  • Teaching of skills of Basketball – demonstration, practice of the skills, correction of skills, involvement in game situation
  • Teaching of skills of Basketball – demonstration, practice of the skills, involvement of all the skills in game situation with teaching of rule of the game
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The course provides a comprehensive knowledge of manures and fertilizers, understanding of the history of soil fertility and plant nutrition, concept of essentiality criteria of the nutrients and the ability to identify the nutrient specific deficiency and toxicity symptoms in plants. Ability to determine moisture, organic matter, N, P, K content from organic manure as well as available macro and micro nutrients from soil as well as understanding of the principles behind various analytical instruments used in the Soil Science lab.

Course Outcomes

  • 1. Introduction and importance of manures and fertilizers, the production methodology of various bulky and concentrated manures
  • 2. Knowledge of chemical fertilizers, their composition, classification and use under different soil conditions
  • 3. Understanding the mechanism of nutrient uptake by plants, the essentiality criteria of nutrients as well as identifying their deficiency and toxicity symptoms in plants
  • 4. Understanding of fertilizer recommendation and application methods to plants, critical limits of different nutrients and soil fertility evaluation
  • 5. Determination of soil organic matter, N, P, K as well as understanding of flame photometry and spectrophotometry

Course Overview

This undergraduate course provides students with a foundational understanding of genetics. This course covers various topics related to classical and molecular genetics

Course Outcomes

  • 1. Introduction to genetics, history of genetics, laws of Mendel
  • 2. Knowledge about cell, different parts of cell and cell division
  • 3. Acquire knowledge on deviation of monohybrid and dihybrid ratios
  • 4. Understand transmission of traits, effect of change in chromosome number and structure, different types of traits and mutation
  • 5. Acquire knowledge of genetic material, structure, replication, transcription, protein synthesis and gene regulation

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This course introduces students to the basic principles and concepts of microbiology, the study of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa. Students will explore the structural organization of genetic materials, function, classification, and significance of microbes in various environments, including their roles in soil fertility and crop production.

Course Outcomes

  • 1. To provide an insignt of the microbial world with special reference to bacteria, their cell structure, mode of nutrition and growth
  • 2. Explain the structural organization of DNA and extra-chromosomal genetic material of bacteria and different mechanisms involved in the transfer of genetic material
  • 3. To understand the microbial diversity inhabiting soil and their role in soil fertility and crop production.Also gives an insignt of various biogeochemical cycles viz. Carbon,Nitrogen etc.
  • 4. To understand the application of microbes in production of biofertilizer, biofuel etc.
  • 5. Proficiency in various techniques viz. microscopy, staining, isolation of bacteria, fungi, Azotobacter, Azospirillum,BGA from soil, roots etc.

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The course provides theoretical and practical knowledge on different agronomic crops grows in the rabi season, its management practices along with harvesting and threshing of crops.

Course Outcomes

  • 1. Comprehend the fundamentals of crop production of rabi cereals
  • 2. Decide on the crops, fertilizers and irrigation measures for crop production of pulses
  • 3. Plan for sustainable crop production of oilseed and forage crops
  • 4. Explain crop production of sugarcane, medicinal and aromatic plants
  • 5. Correlate parameters involved in crop cultivation and practice rabi crop cultivation

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1. The course has been designed to impart knowledge to the students on various morphological, anatomical and physiological aspects of crop plants with special reference to growth, development and productivity of crop plants. 2. To make the students aware about the concepts of plant growth analysis. 3. To enable the students to acquire the fundamental knowledge to conduct plant physiology research in future.

Course Outcomes

  • 1. Knowledge on the importance of plant physiology in agriculture in general
  • 2. Understanding mechanisms of uptake, transport and translocation of water in plant and different physiological processes at plant and cellular levels
  • 3. Acquiring knowledge about different physiological disorders of plant to deficiency and toxicity of nutrients and understanding the mechanism of nutrient uptake
  • 4. Understanding the importance of growth regulators in plant growth and their effects on physiology
  • 5. Knowledge of plant environment interaction and interpreting plant physiological growth parameters in terms of growth, development and yield

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Agricultural economics

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plant pathology

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This B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture course explores the principles and practices of cultivating and managing fruits and plantation crops. Topics such as varietal selection, propagation techniques, cultivation practices, pest and disease management, and post-harvest handling, equipping them with comprehensive knowledge to optimize yield and quality of fruit and plantation crop production.

Course Outcomes

  • 1. Analysing the scope and importance of cultivating fruits and plantation crops in different parts of India
  • 2. Gaining knowledge on package of practices involved in production of fruits and plantation crops
  • 3. Comprehend the principles and theories underlying production technology of fruits and plantation crops, including their growth requirements, propagation and developmental stages
  • 4. Applying knowledge of pest and disease management strategies and physiological disorders to address common issues in fruit and plantation crop production
  • 5. Developing career interest in pomology and plantation crops sector

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The course provides theoretical and practical knowledge on different agronomic crops grows in the kharif season, its management practices along with harvesting and threshing of crops.

Course Outcomes

  • Comprehend the fundamentals of crop production of kharif cereals.
  • Decide on the crops, fertilizers and irrigation measures for crop production of kharif pulses.
  • Plan for sustainable crop production of kharif oilseed.
  • Explain the techniques involved in crop production of fibre and forage crops.
  • CO5 Correlate parameters involved in crop cultivation and practice kharif crop cultivation. Correlate parameters involved in crop cultivation and practice kharif crop cultivation.

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This undergraduate course will provide an understanding of plant breeding, its importance and its objectives. This course covers a range of topics related to methods of breeding in different types of crops, modes of reproduction, and Intellectual Property Rights.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge about the objectives, achievements and prospects of plant breeding.
  • Acquire knowledge about modes of reproduction, consequences of apomixes, self-incompatibility and male sterility.
  • Understand different methods of breeding of self-pollinated, cross-pollinated and asexually propagated crops.
  • Learn about biotechnological tools including DNA markers and their importance in Marker Assisted Selection.
  • Understand the importance and different types of Intellectual Property Rights.

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This undergraduate course is a multidisciplinary field that combines principles of finance, economics, and management with a focus on agricultural businesses and cooperatives. This course will equip students with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage financial resources, mitigate risks, and foster collaboration in the agricultural sector. This course covers a range of topics related to agricultural finance, credit analysis, higher financing institutions, agricultural cooperation etc.

Course Outcomes

  • Introduction to agricultural finance and providing an overview of the importance of finance in agricultural operations covering basic financial concepts and tools relevant to the agricultural sector
  • Gaining knowledge of credit analysis and various institutional and non-institutional sources of agricultural finance.
  • Acquiring comprehensive understanding of various types of higher financing institutions along with the functions and services provided by higher financing institutions.
  • Understanding the components of financial statements including balance sheet, income statement, their preparation, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Acquiring knowledge and skills needed to understand the principles of agricultural cooperation, management practices, and the role of cooperatives in agricultural development in India.

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The course provides a comprehensive study of entomology, covering theoretical principles and practical applications. Topics include insect classification, morphology, ecology, and Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Students explore the impact of environmental factors on insect populations and learn techniques for sustainable pest control. Practical sessions reinforce learning through hands-on experience in insect collection, preservation, and sampling. Overall, the course equips students with essential skills and knowledge for effective pest management and environmental conservation.

Course Outcomes

  • Identify, classify, and manage agricultural pests effectively.
  • Apply Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles for pest control.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in insect collection, preservation, and sampling techniques.
  • Understand the impact of environmental factors on insect ecology.
  • Analyze the morphology and physiology of insects for effective pest management

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This course provides a comprehensive overview of computer applications in agriculture, covering theory and hands-on practice. Students learn essential computer concepts, database management, and programming tailored for agricultural use. Practical sessions include utilizing ICT tools, computer models, and advanced technologies like geospatial systems and smartphone apps for farm management. By the course end, students are equipped to optimize agricultural processes and make informed decisions using IT solutions.

Course Outcomes

  • Master computer fundamentals for agricultural applications, including document creation, data analysis, and database management.
  • Utilize ICT tools and programming languages to enhance agricultural processes and decision-making.
  • Apply computer models for understanding plant processes and computing crop water and nutrient requirements.
  • Employ computer-controlled devices, smartphone apps, and geospatial technology for efficient farm management.
  • Implement decision support systems and expert systems for informed agricultural decision-making, incorporating contingency crop planning.

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The course offers a comprehensive overview of farm power and machinery, bridging theory with hands-on practice. Students explore IC engine principles, transmission systems, and hydraulic controls, alongside tractor types and implement operation. Through practical sessions, they gain proficiency in maintenance and operation, preparing them to assess and utilize farm machinery effectively in agricultural operations

Course Outcomes

  • Understand and apply theoretical knowledge of farm power sources and IC engine principles to analyze engine cycles and system components.
  • Demonstrate practical proficiency in operating and maintaining engine systems, transmission, and hydraulic controls
  • Evaluate the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of tractor power and implements through hands-on calibration and operation.
  • Apply practical skills in utilizing a variety of farm implements for different agricultural operations, ensuring safety and adherence to standards.
  • 1. Demonstrate competency in tractor driving and operation of power tillers, as well as familiarity with various harvesting and threshing machinery.

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This course offers a focused study on the cultivation and management of vegetable and spice crops. Students will gain practical knowledge on production techniques of these crops. Topics including crop selection, seed technology, cultivation practices, irrigation techniques, disease and pest management, and harvesting methods, and acquainting students with the expertise needed to enhance productivity and quality in vegetable and spice production.

Course Outcomes

  • Interpretation of the scope and importance of vegetables and spices in human nutrition and national economy
  • Develop practical skills on production techniques of vegetables and spices
  • Understand the disease, pest and physiological disorders adversely affecting yield and quality of vegetables and spice crops, and their management
  • Plan for commercial cultivation of vegetables and spices
  • Analyse skills and requirement of quality enhancement and post-harvest management of vegetables and spice crops, with value addition of those crops.

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This course provides a thorough examination of environmental studies, covering theory and practical applications. Students explore the interdisciplinary nature of environmental issues, from resource utilization to biodiversity conservation and pollution control. Through practical components like fieldwork and case studies, they gain hands-on experience in assessing environmental assets and disaster management strategies. Ultimately, the course equips students to tackle contemporary ecological challenges with practical solutions.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the interdisciplinary nature and significance of environmental studies.
  • Analyze the utilization, impact, and sustainable management of natural resources.
  • Evaluate biodiversity conservation measures and threats to ecosystems.
  • Assess environmental pollution causes, effects, and mitigation strategies.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to practical scenarios, including fieldwork and disaster management, for comprehensive understanding and solutions.

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This undergraduate course aims with the development of communication skills and technical writing skills of students that provides students with a foundational knowledge or skills related to communication, scientific writing skills, presentation skills, public speaking skills, listening and note taking skills organizing seminars and conferences, reading and comprehension skills.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand Concept, nature and significance of communication Process
  • Analyze and use basic communication skills.
  • Equipped with technical writing skills
  • Oral Communication and Organizational Skills
  • Structural and Functional Grammar

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This course offers a thorough understanding on the design aspects of greenhouse. Students learn about the crop cultivation in a greenhouse and they will have a practical experience of protected cultivated under modified atmospheric condition.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of protected cultivation
  • Design and manage greenhouses for protected cultivation
  • Manage soil, nutrients and irrigation systems under protected cultivation
  • Gain knowledge on cultivation and propagation of plants in a greenhouse
  • Plan, manage and propagate crops under protected cultivation for commercial purposes
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This course offers a thorough introduction to using statistics in agriculture. Students will analyze agricultural data using graphs, central tendency, and dispersion measures. They'll apply probability theory to solve agricultural problems and explore correlations and regressions to understand variable relationships. Through practical applications, they'll learn to design efficient agricultural studies using sampling methods and variance analysis, equipping them to tackle real-world challenges in agricultural data analysis and decision-making.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply statistical methods to agricultural data for analysis and decision-making.
  • Utilize probability theory to solve agricultural problems effectively.
  • Evaluate relationships among agricultural variables using correlation and regression analysis.
  • Perform statistical tests to assess significance and make inferences from agricultural data.
  • Design and execute efficient agricultural studies using appropriate sampling methods and variance analysis techniques.

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This course explores ornamental crops, medicinal and aromatic plants, and landscaping principles, emphasizing their importance and uses. It covers production technology for key flowers and medicinal plants, including roses, gladiolus, Ashwagandha, and mint. Practical sessions involve plant identification, garden planning, training, pruning, and post-harvest handling. Students will also visit commercial units to gain practical experience.

Course Outcomes

  • Demonstrate proficiency in identifying ornamental, medicinal, and aromatic plants, understanding their importance, scope, and landscape uses.
  • Apply principles of landscaping to design and plan outdoor spaces effectively, utilizing trees, shrubs, and climbers for aesthetic and functional purposes
  • Implement production technologies for important flower crops and medicinal plants under open conditions, including cultivation, irrigation, and pest management.
  • Execute package of practices for the cultivation of loose flowers, incorporating methods for optimal growth and post-harvest handling to maintain quality.
  • Apply processing and value addition techniques to ornamental crops and MAPs produce, enhancing their marketability and economic value in the horticultural industry.

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The course provides a thorough exploration of energy sources vital for agriculture, focusing on both traditional and renewable options. Students engage in practical sessions with renewable energy gadgets and study production processes like biodiesel. Emphasis is placed on sustainable energy use in farming, equipping students to navigate and contribute to renewable energy's role in agriculture.

Course Outcomes

  • Comprehend diverse energy sources' roles in agriculture, emphasizing biomass, biogas, and solar energy.
  • Apply biofuel production knowledge for sustainable agricultural energy solutions.
  • Utilize solar technologies effectively in agricultural processes like cooking, drying, and water heating.
  • Analyze the application of wind energy systems in agriculture.
  • Gain hands-on experience with renewable energy gadgets and processes for agricultural sustainability.

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The course provides a clear understanding of soil quality and soil health, knowledge of different problem soils and waste lands distributed over India and the use of advanced remote sensing and GIS techniques to identify and measures to reclaim them. the course also provides the knowledge of different quality and standards of irrigation water and its uses in agriculture. An idea of land capability and suitability classes and sub-classes

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the concept of soil quality and health, distribution of waste land and problem soils over India.
  • Use of remote sensing and GIS to identify problem soils followed by the reclamation and management strategies of the problem soils.
  • Knowledge of quality and standards of irrigation water and its use in agriculture.
  • Identification of multipurpose tree species and their uses in bioremediation.
  • Classification of land into the capability and suitability classes and subclasses.

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The agricultural meteorology course offers a comprehensive understanding of meteorological principles crucial for agricultural optimization. Students explore topics such as atmospheric composition, solar radiation, and weather phenomena, while gaining hands-on experience with meteorological instruments and data analysis. Emphasis is placed on weather forecasting techniques to mitigate risks from extreme events and climate change impacts on agriculture. By course end, students are equipped to assess, adapt, and optimize agricultural practices in response to dynamic weather conditions and changing climate patterns.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand agricultural meteorology principles and their practical applications in assessing weather variables and phenomena.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in meteorological instrument operation, data recording, and analysis for informed decision-making in agriculture.
  • Apply weather forecasting techniques to mitigate risks associated with climate variability and extreme weather events in agriculture.
  • Evaluate and implement strategies to optimize crop and livestock production based on weather conditions and climatic norms.
  • Analyze the impact of climate change on regional and national agriculture and develop adaptive measures.

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This undergraduate course will provide an understanding of seeds, its types and production in various crops. It also covers a wide range of topics including Seed Act, its enforcement, seed certification, seed processing and marketing.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the concepts of quality seed production of different field and vegetable crops
  • Gain knowledge about different classes of seed and maintenance of genetic purity during seed production
  • Learn about seed certification procedure, seed drying, processing, cleaning, testing, packaging and storage.
  • Acquire knowledge on seed marketing, its structure and organization, factors affecting seed marketing and the role of private and public sectors in seed marketing.
  • 1. Understand about Seed Act and its enforcement, field inspection and varietal identification through various tests.

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The course provides theoretical knowledge on various farming system, Cropping system and management practices done in different cropping system

Course Outcomes

  • Interpret farming system and its significance.
  • Design an efficient cropping system.
  • Demonstrate sustainability in agriculture.
  • Propose Integrated Farming System.
  • Determine the efficiency of farming system.

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This undergraduate course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex and dynamic nature of agricultural markets, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in various roles within the agricultural sector, including farming, agribusiness management, market analysis, and policy-making. This course delves into the principles, practices, and dynamics of marketing agricultural products, including the factors influencing trade and pricing in agricultural markets

Course Outcomes

  • Analyzing the factors influencing supply and demand in agricultural markets and evaluating how changes in these factors impact market equilibrium, prices, and trade patterns.
  • Introduction to various market structures prevalent in agricultural markets and analyze how these market structures affect pricing, trade dynamics, and market efficiency.
  • Exploring the mechanisms through which prices are determined in agricultural markets and understand how price signals influence production decisions and resource allocation in the agricultural sector.
  • Examining the impacts of international trade on agricultural markets, including trade policies, tariffs, quotas and trade agreements and assess the effects of globalization on agricultural trade patterns, market integration and price transmission.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of various policy interventions aimed at stabilizing agricultural markets and understanding the trade-offs associated with different policy measures and their implications for market efficiency, equity, and sustainability.

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The course provides a comprehensive overview of livestock management, focusing on economic importance, reproductive principles, housing needs, and breed improvement. Students gain practical skills in feed formulation, disease prevention, and animal handling for a variety of farm animals and poultry. Through a blend of theory and hands-on experience, learners develop proficiency in managing various livestock effectively. Graduates emerge equipped to contribute to the industry sustainably, prioritizing animal welfare and industry standards.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply management principles in rearing livestock and poultry, considering their economic significance.
  • Effectively manage reproduction, housing, and space requirements for various farm animals and poultry.
  • Identify, assess, and improve breeds of livestock and poultry, both indigenous and exotic.
  • Formulate balanced rations for livestock and poultry, incorporating feed supplements and additives.
  • Implement disease prevention and control measures, alongside practical skills in handling, identification, and culling.

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Several chemicals are being used in modern agriculture to help crops attain its optimum growth and production. This course is designed to introduce undergrad students to different agro-chemicals including, pesticides and fertilizers, their availability, nature and impact on agriculture.

Course Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge on various agrochemicals and their roles in sustainable agriculture, considering their impact on the environment and human and animal health
  • Comprehensive understanding of herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and fertilizers enables informed decision-making for sustainable agricultural practices.
  • Practical expertise in applying pesticides and fertilizers equips students with skills to minimize environmental impact and optimize agricultural inputs.
  • Awareness of legislative measures governing agrochemical use ensures students understand legal frameworks for environmental and human health protection
  • Familiarity with bio-pesticides emphasizes their importance in ecological agriculture, highlighting their effectiveness in pest control while minimizing harm to beneficial organisms and the environment

Course Overview

This course provides information on biopesticides and biofertilizers and apply the knowledge for hands on production, quality control, storage and application of biopesticides and biofertilizers.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding the concept of biopesticide, importance, scope and potential in agriculture. Remembering different types of biopesticides and their production technologies
  • Understanding botanical biopesticides and their uses
  • Applying the mass production technologies of biopesticides, quality control, uses and limitations in practice.
  • Applying the practice of production technologies, quality control of biofertilizers in practice
  • Application of quality control and marketing strategies of biopesticides and biofertilizers.

Course Overview

The course has been designed to impart knowledge to the students on various micropropagation techniques. This course will enable the students to acquire the fundamental knowledge of different steps involved in micropropagation.

Course Outcomes

  • Knowledge on the importance of micropropagation in agriculture in general, their advantages and limitations.
  • Understanding different stages of micropropagation, sterilization techniques and media preparation
  • Imparting knowledge about different types of cultures.
  • Understanding the importance of growth regulators and their effects on micropropagation.
  • Acquiring knowledge of production of secondary metabolites, somaclonal variation and Cryopreservation.
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Course Overview

This course covers Integrated Pest Management (IPM) principles, including pest categorization, economic analysis, and control methods such as host plant resistance and ecological management including practical skills like pest detection and biocontrol agent identification, surveying, forecasting, and implementing IPM strategies.

Course Outcomes

  • Students learn about the historical context and importance of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), along with its concepts, principles, and tools, gaining insights into insect pests and diseases.
  • Acquiring knowledge about the economic significance of pests and diseases, pest risk analysis, detection methods, and calculation of economic injury and threshold levels
  • Comprehensive understanding of pest management strategies, including resistance, cultural practices, mechanical and biological controls
  • Students develop skills to monitor, predict, and mitigate pests and diseases through survey surveillance and forecasting methods
  • Understanding safety protocols in pesticide application and socio-economic dimensions of IPM, ensures responsible and effective pest control practices in agriculture.

Course Overview

The Soil and Water Conservation course offers a comprehensive study of erosion processes and control measures. It covers theoretical aspects such as causes of soil erosion and practical skills like designing erosion control structures. Students learn to analyze contour maps for effective intervention planning and evaluate soil conservation practices in real-world contexts, preparing them to address environmental challenges with informed solutions.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand and apply erosion control measures for both water and wind erosion.
  • Calculate erosion indices and estimate soil loss using USLE, employing measurement techniques.
  • Design erosion control structures like contour bunds, graded bunds, and bench terracing.
  • Analyze contour maps for identifying suitable locations for erosion control and water harvesting.
  • Evaluate soil conservation practices in India through practical exercises and problem-solving.

Course Overview

This course provides students with comprehensive knowledge of common diseases affecting various crops including cereals, pulses, fruits, vegetables, and plantation crops. Through detailed study and practical activities, students learn to identify, diagnose, and mitigate diseases, contributing to sustainable crop production practices

Course Outcomes

  • Comprehensive understanding of diseases in key grassy cereals like rice, maize, sorghum, and bajra, facilitating recognition, diagnosis, and management
  • Essential knowledge of prevalent diseases in oilseeds and pulses such as groundnut, soybean, pigeonpea, finger millet, black gram, green gram, castor, and tobacco, for effective identification and mitigation in agriculture.
  • Valuable insight into diseases affecting fruit crops like guava, banana, papaya, and pomegranate, enabling identification, diagnosis, and implementation of suitable management strategies
  • Acquiring crucial knowledge of prevalent diseases in cruciferous vegetables, brinjal, tomato, okra, beans, ginger, and colocasia, for effective recognition, management, and mitigation in vegetable cultivation.
  • Understanding prevalent diseases in coconut, tea, and coffee crops, allowing identification, diagnosis, and implementation of effective management strategies against wilt, bud rot, blister blight, and rust diseases.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course will introduce the botanical description, origin, distribution and various breeding approaches in various field and horticultural crops. The course also includes study of conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand the origin, distribution, and different breeding methods for various Kharif field and horticultural crops
  • Acquire knowledge about plant genetic resources, centres of diversity and centres of diversity.
  • Learn about breeding of self-pollinated, cross pollinated and vegetatively propagated crops.
  • Gain knowledge on breeding for resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses and breeding for quality.
  • Understand about ideotype, factors affecting ideotype breeding and hybrid seed production in various crops.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course aims with development of entrepreneurial ability among students in the field of agriculture by providing students with a foundational knowledge of Entrepreneurship Development, Assessment of entrepreneurial traits, problem solving skills, managerial skills and achievement motivation, exercise in creativity, time audit through planning, monitoring and supervision, identification and selection of business idea, preparation of business plan and proposal writing, visit to entrepreneurship development institute and entrepreneurs

Course Outcomes

  • Assessing Entrepreneurial Traits and Skills
  • Proficient in developing comprehensive business plans and writing persuasive proposals
  • Acquire essential leadership and organizational skills vital for managing and leading entrepreneurial ventures.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in financial management practices and techniques essential for enterprise sustainability
  • 1. Experiential Learning and Industry Engagement

Course Overview

This course emphasizes on practical seed production, mechanization, resource conservation and integrated nutrient, pest and disease management technologies of kharif crops.

Course Outcomes

  • Plan and decide on growing a suitable kharif crop.
  • Decide on the best cropping system that can be allowed for a kharif season.
  • Recommend package of practices for growing kharif crops.
  • Practice Kharif crop production through integrated management.
  • Calculate cost benefit ratio based on cultivation and marketing expenses of crop.

Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to the types and importance of Intellectual property rights. It also covers various topics including treaties and organizations involved in protecting Intellectual property rights.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand Intellectual property rights, their types and importance.
  • Acquire knowledge of various organizations that promote the use and protection of intellectual property.
  • Understand the various treaties involved in the protection of intellectual property rights.
  • Gain knowledge on the process of patent filing, patent claims, patent opposition and revocation, patent search and patent database.
  • Understand the protection of plant varieties under different acts, their origin and history.

Course Overview

This course covers landscaping principles and styles, including terrace and vertical gardening. Students will learn to design and maintain garden components, manage various plants, and plan bio-aesthetic landscapes for urban and rural areas. Practical skills in plant care, landscaping tools, and CAD design are emphasized, with hands-on activities and visits to notable gardens and parks enhancing learning.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply principles of landscaping and garden styles, including terrace and vertical gardening
  • Manage selection, propagation, and care of various garden plants
  • Design bio-aesthetic landscapes for diverse urban and rural public spaces
  • Execute practical plant care, maintenance, and use of landscaping tools
  • Utilize CAD software for landscape design and gain insights from visiting notable gardens

Course Overview

This course provides practical and theoretical knowledge on principle and concept of weeds and its management strategies through various means.

Course Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge on weeds affected ecosystems.
  • Explain the mode of action of herbicides.
  • Understand the role of allelochemical and the application of bioherbicides.
  • Analyze herbicide compatibility and overcoming herbicide resistance.
  • Recommend weed management strategies.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course will provide an introduction to hybrid seed production in various self and cross pollinated crops. This course also covers a range of topics including variety release and notification, genetic purity tests for various commercial hybrids.

Course Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge on testing of commercial hybrids for genetic purity.
  • Understand development of lines in self and cross-pollinated crops
  • Knowledge on hybrid seed production in various crops.
  • Gain knowledge on the development of line and cultivars through biotechnological tools.
  • Understand different types of trials involved in variety release and notification

Course Overview

This undergraduate course is a comprehensive course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage farm operations, optimize production processes, and make informed decisions regarding resource allocation in agricultural settings. This course will help in developing a comprehensive understanding of farm management principles, production economics, and resource allocation strategies, enabling them to make informed decisions and optimize farm operations.

Course Outcomes

  • Introduction to agribusiness systems with thorough understanding of the transformation of agriculture into agribusiness along with the components involved and further analyze the importance of agribusiness in the Indian economy, including its relationship with the New Agricultural Policy.
  • Gain knowledge of distinctive features of Agribusiness Management, including the significance and requirements of agro-based industries.
  • Comprehend the intricacies of the agri-value chain, including primary and support activities and their interlinkages with an aim to explore the business environment through tools like PEST and SWOT analysis to assess opportunities and challenges.
  • Develop competency in management functions, understanding roles, activities, and organizational culture with emphasis on planning processes, including defining mission, setting goals, formulating strategies, and crafting business plans, and will also explore staffing, directing, motivation, supervision, communication, and control within agribusiness contexts.
  • Develop understanding of capital and financial management specific to agribusiness, including financial statement analysis and understanding their importance and also delve into marketing management aspects and project management concepts.
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Even Semester

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Course Overview

This course provides both theoretical and practical understanding of rainfed agriculture and watershed management along with mitigation strategies, crop planning and crop management techniques in rainfed agriculture.

Course Outcomes

  • Build knowledge on solving problems related to rainfed agriculture
  • Identify several drought management strategies.
  • Plan crop and water management approach to mitigate drought.
  • Perceive the necessity and difficulties of watershed management.
  • Recommend practices to be followed in rainfed farming system.

Course Overview

This course delves into greenhouse technology and post-harvest engineering, teaching students to design, operate, and assess greenhouse systems effectively. From greenhouse design principles to economic analysis, students gain practical skills through hands-on experience with equipment and field visits. By course end, students are proficient in optimizing greenhouse operations and post-harvest processes for agricultural products.

Course Outcomes

  • Design and operate efficient greenhouses considering plant responses and environmental factors.
  • Utilize greenhouse equipment and materials effectively for optimal plant growth and irrigation.
  • Assess economic viability of greenhouse technologies through cost analysis.
  • Apply engineering principles to determine moisture content in grains using various methods.
  • Analyze engineering properties of agricultural products for effective post-harvest technology implementation.

Course Overview

Provides a comprehensive understanding of the symptoms, etiology, disease cycle, and management of various diseases affecting field and horticultural crops, including cereals, pulses, fruits, vegetables, spices, and flowers

Course Outcomes

  • Students learn about disease symptoms, etiology, and cycles for wheat, sugarcane, including rusts, smuts, wilts, and blights
  • Diseases of oilseeds and pulses, symptoms, etiology and management
  • Diseases of fruit crops, symptoms, etiology and management
  • Diseases of vegetable and spices symptoms, etiology and management
  • Diseases of flowers, symptoms, etiology and management

Course Overview

This course offers a thorough examination of post-harvest processing for fruits and vegetables, focusing on minimizing losses and enhancing quality. Students learn about pre-harvest factors, preservation methods like canning and drying, storage considerations, and packaging effects on product quality. Practical sessions provide hands-on experience in producing value-added products to industry standards. Overall, students gain essential skills to optimize post-harvest processes and add value to produce.

Course Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the importance of post-harvest management of fruits and vegetables
  • Manage post-harvest quality through understanding maturity, ripening, and pre-harvest factors.
  • Apply post-harvest processing principles to minimize losses and enhance fruit and vegetable quality.
  • Utilize preservation techniques effectively to extend shelf life and add value to produce.
  • CO5 Formulate and describe range of value-added products meeting industry standards

Course Overview

The course offers a comprehensive exploration of beneficial insects, primarily honey bees, covering their biology, beekeeping methods, and pest management. Practical sessions focus on silkworm rearing, mulberry cultivation, and lac insect identification. Students also learn about biological pest control using natural enemies and engage in experiential learning through research institution visits. Ultimately, the course equips students with the skills for sustainable practices in beekeeping, sericulture, and pest management.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand and apply principles of beneficial insect importance, bee biology, and beekeeping practices, including seasonal management and disease recognition.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in silkworm rearing, mulberry cultivation, and pest management techniques.
  • Recognize and assess lac insect species, their biology, and lac production methods.
  • Identify and manage natural enemies of pests, such as predators and parasitoids, for effective biological control.
  • Apply knowledge gained through practical experiences, including visits to research institutions, in understanding and implementing sustainable beekeeping, sericulture, lac culture, and pest management practices.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course will introduce the botanical description, origin, distribution and various breeding approaches in various field and horticultural crops cultivated during the Rabi season. The course also includes study of plant genetic resources and breeding for stress resistance and quality.

Course Outcomes

  • Acquire knowledge on the origin, distribution, and wild relatives for various Rabi field and horticultural crops
  • Acquire knowledge about conservation and utilization of plant genetic resources
  • Learn about various qualitative and quantitative characters, their characteristics and the factors affecting them.
  • Understand breeding objectives and procedures for development of hybrids and varieties.
  • 1. Gain knowledge about hybrid seed production in Rabi crops and ideotype breeding

Course Overview

This course emphasizes on practical seed production, mechanization, resource conservation and integrated nutrient, pest and disease management technologies of rabi crops.

Course Outcomes

  • Plan and decide on growing a suitable rabi crop.
  • Decide on the best cropping system that can be allowed for a rabi season.
  • Recommend package of practices for growing rabi crops.
  • Practice rabi crop production through integrated management.
  • Calculate cost benefit ratio based on cultivation and marketing expenses of crop.

Course Overview

This course provides practical and theoretical understanding of organic crop management techniques for sustainable development of the environment.

Course Outcomes

  • Building knowledge on principle of organic farming and initiatives taken by government for its promotion.
  • Understanding organic ecosystem and resources.
  • Decide on suitable crop and varieties in organic farming.
  • Recommend organic crop management techniques.
  • Recognize the process of organic seed certification.

Course Overview

This undergraduate course is a comprehensive course designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage farm operations, optimize production processes, and make informed decisions regarding resource allocation in agricultural settings. This course will help in developing a comprehensive understanding of farm management principles, production economics, and resource allocation strategies, enabling them to make informed decisions and optimize farm operations.

Course Outcomes

  • Analyze various production strategies, considering factors such as input costs, market demand, technological advancements, and environmental sustainability, to make strategic decisions aimed at optimizing farm profitability and long-term viability.
  • Develop the ability to allocate resources efficiently, including land, labor, capital, and technology in order to maximize agricultural production while minimizing costs and environmental impacts.
  • Learn techniques for identifying, assessing, and managing risks inherent in agricultural production and marketing to safeguard farm incomes and assets.
  • Acquiring skills in market analysis and forecasting enabling assess to market conditions, identifying opportunities for value-added products, and implement effective pricing strategies to enhance farm competitiveness and profitability.
  • Understand the principles of sustainable agriculture and resource conservation and their role in enhancing agricultural productivity while preserving natural resources and ecosystem services for future generations.

Course Overview

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of food science and nutrition, covering fundamental concepts like density and pH, food composition, microbiology, and preservation methods. It delves into nutritional issues, including malnutrition and energy metabolism, while also addressing the design of balanced diets. Through theoretical study and hands-on practice, students gain essential skills for navigating the dynamic field of food science and nutrition.

Course Outcomes

  • Apply fundamental food science concepts practically for food analysis and experimentation.
  • Assess food composition and chemistry to evaluate nutritional value and sensory properties.
  • Evaluate microbial aspects of food safety and fermentation in food production.
  • Utilize food processing and preservation techniques to extend shelf life and ensure safety.
  • Design balanced diets and adapt menu planning to address nutritional needs and current trends.

Course Overview

Course Overview This course provides a comprehensive overview of use of crop models and statistical approaches for prediction of crop yield, forecast of pests and diseases and prepare agro-advisories.

Course Outcomes

  • Illustrate crop model concepts and soil plant atmospheric continuum
  • Summarize the importance of crop growth models to increase crop production
  • Develop yield models for different crops to predict yield
  • Comprehend weather forescasting
  • Explain about various simulation models for preparation of agro advisories

Course Overview

This course explores modern horticultural practices, covering nursery management, micropropagation, and mechanization. Students will learn advanced field preparation, planting methods, and the benefits of controlled environment cultivation. Key topics include micro-irrigation, EC/pH-based fertilizer scheduling, canopy management, and precision farming technologies like GIS and DGPS. Practical sessions provide hands-on experience with polyhouses, shade net houses, and visits to high-tech orchards, integrating theoretical knowledge with real-world applications.

Course Outcomes

  • Understand nursery management, micropropagation, and horticultural mechanization
  • Apply modern field preparation, planting techniques, and controlled environment cultivation
  • Implement precision farming tools like GIS, DGPS, and VRA in horticulture
  • Manage high-density orchards, canopy structures, and mechanized harvesting
  • Gain hands-on experience with polyhouses, micro-irrigation, and advanced orchard techniques

Course Overview

This undergraduate course that provides students with a foundational knowledge to the students on fundamentals aspects Agricultural Journalism: The nature, scope, kinds and functions, characteristics of newspapers and magazines, characteristics of newspaper and magazine readers. Form and content of newspapers and magazines: The agricultural story, gathering agricultural Information Writing a story. Illustrating agricultural stories Editorial mechanics, Practice in interviewing. Covering agricultural events. Abstracting stories from research and scientific materials and from wire services. Writing different types of agricultural stories. Selecting pictures and artwork for the agricultural story. Practice in editing, copy reading, headline and title writing, proofreading, layouting. Testing copy with a readability formula. Visit to a publishing office.

Course Outcomes

  • Understanding of the nature, scope, and distinctive characteristics of agricultural journalism
  • Proficiency in Utilizing Newspapers and Magazines as Communication Media
  • Competency of Form and Content in Agricultural Publications
  • Competence in Gathering and Crafting Agricultural Information
  • Proficient in Illustrating Agricultural Stories and Editorial Mechanics

Course Overview

This course provides a comprehensive overview of food safety, covering factors affecting it and practical management strategies. Students learn about global regulations, emerging concerns, and implement practical skills like water quality analysis and FSMS implementation. Through theoretical insights and hands-on experience, participants gain the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure food safety in various food service settings

Course Outcomes

  • Understand factors affecting food safety and hazard types
  • Manage hazards via temperature control, storage, and hygiene
  • Apply food safety management tools like HACCP and ISO
  • Explore food laws, standards, and emerging safety concerns
  • Perform practical analyses and implement FSMS plans
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Odd Semester

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Course Overview

The Crop Production course under the Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme (RAWE) provides hands-on training in crop cultivation, sustainable farming, and modern agricultural technologies. Students will learn to manage crop production economically and solve real-world agricultural challenges, preparing them for successful careers in agriculture and fostering innovation and sustainability in rural communities.

Course Outcomes

  • Follow and work in respect of day-to-day operation along with the host farmers
  • Make critical observation and ascertain the reason for non-adoption of recommended package of practices for crops of host farmer
  • Record of Production problems confronted by the host farmer.
  • Record of biometrical observation for minimum of three crops in the prescribed performa and analyze their performance in comparisons to recommended practices.
  • Maintain a record of daily work done in the performa prescribed.

Course Overview

This course equips students with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills to manage pests and diseases affecting crops. Students engage in field visits, laboratory sessions, and workshops to apply their learning in real-world settings. The course prepares participants to develop effective plant protection plans and contribute innovative solutions to sustainable agriculture

Course Outcomes

  • Recall the major pests and diseases affecting key crops in different agro-ecological zones. List the basic principles of integrated pest management (IPM).
  • Explain the life cycles and behaviors of common agricultural pests and pathogens and the role of biological control agents in plant protection.
  • Apply IPM techniques to real-world scenarios encountered during field visits. Demonstrate the safe and effective use of chemical, biological, and cultural plant protection methods.
  • Analyze pest and disease infestation data to identify patterns and potential causes, evaluating the effectiveness of various plant protection strategies under different field condition and assess the economic impact.
  • Develop comprehensive plant protection plan tailored to specific crop and local conditions, with an awareness campaign for farmers on sustainable plant protection practices.

Course Overview

The Rural Economics course under the Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) program for B.Sc. Agriculture students focuses on understanding the economic structure and challenges of rural areas. Students will explore rural infrastructure, demographic dynamics, and social issues while emphasizing on addressing economic issues and analyzing case studies of rural communities.

Course Outcomes

  • Students will gain comprehensive understanding of the economic structure and unique characteristics of rural areas
  • Students will develop the ability to analyze agricultural production and various marketing strategies prevalent in the rural areas.
  • Students will critically evaluate rural development policies assessing their impact on rural communities.
  • Through hands-on experiences and field visits, students will apply theoretical knowledge to real-world rural settings, engaging directly with rural communities and stakeholders.
  • Students will explore and promote rural entrepreneurship and understand their role in economic growth.

Course Overview

This course “Extension programme” aims to connect the gap between academic learning and practical application. Through hands-on involvement in rural communities and Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)/ Research Stations operations, students will enhance their technical skills, understand and apply sustainable farming practices, and engage in problem-solving of real agricultural issues. The program emphasizes community engagement, fostering effective communication and leadership abilities. This comprehensive experience prepares students for impactful careers in agricultural extension, research, and advisory services

Course Outcomes

  • Enhanced Practical Knowledge & Skills: Students will develop hands-on experience in agricultural practices and techniques, applying theoretical knowledge to real-world farming situations.
  • Extension Methodologies: Students will learn and practice various agricultural extension methodologies, including the organization and delivery of farmer training programs, demonstrations, and field days, organizing agricultural exhibitions thus improving their ability to transfer knowledge to farmers effectively.
  • Research and Innovation: Students will participate in on-farm research and trials conducted by KVKs/ Research Stations, gaining experience in data collection, analysis, and interpretation, which fosters innovative problem-solving approaches in agriculture.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Students will enhance their problem-solving skills by addressing real-life agricultural issues, analyzing constraints, and implementing practical solutions in a rural context.
  • Community Engagement: Students will engage with rural communities, fostering collaboration and understanding of local agricultural challenges and opportunities, thereby enhancing their ability to work effectively in diverse social settings.
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