BSC Agri.

Bachelor of Science Agriculture ( BSC Agri.)

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is one of the most popular specialisations of B.Sc. since India has been largely dependent on agriculture for its economy in the past. It is a 4-year programme and offers varied subjects related to different types of agricultural practices and their benefits. Students who seek careers in agriculture practices, agribusiness and agricultural research will find this course very beneficial. The programme comprises various subjects related to different types of farming practices in order to increase productivity and reduce soil erosion and soil pollution. B.Sc. in Agriculture enables the graduates to work in different departments of agriculture ranging from technical aspects to business prospects and from production to sales.
There are more modern aspects to be studied during this course. Students can gain some in-depth knowledge of soil science, water resources and its management, animal husbandry management, land surveying, and few aspects of biotechnology. The basic methodology behind the course curriculum is to teach students to create a modern and effective ways of agriculture in order to improve overall productivity. Students can learn all these basic aspects and implement them while performing practical in the field. Agricultural science also has disciplines such as agronomy, horticulture, plant pathology, entomology, soil science, food technology, agricultural economics, home science, fisheries, forestry, and veterinary science. Students can study these subjects as specialization during their master’s degree course.

B.Sc - Agriculture Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for B.Sc agriculture admission in Indian institutes/universities are mentioned below in pointers –
Science background students who have completed their 10+2 studies from a recognised Board with at least 50% marks are eligible. Students should have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology mandatorily at the qualifying exam level
Applicants should have completed their class XIIth studies from a recognised Board
Applicants should have compulsorily studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying exam level
Applicants should have at least cleared their respective qualifying exams with 50% aggregate minimum
Applicants who have studied Mathematics at the qualifying level can also apply provided they have also studied Biology along with the other science stream subjects
Applicants should not be less than 18 years of age to be eligible for B.Sc agriculture admission