Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agriculture) - Syllabus




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B.Sc. Agriculture is an undergraduate degree in the domain of agricultural studies. The course aims at providing knowledge about disciplines of Agriculture (Agronomy), Veterinary Science, Forestry, Fisheries, Horticulture, Home Science, etc.

It is a 4-year professional degree course pursued by aspirants willing to make a career in agriculture science and related disciplines.

B.Sc. Agriculture: Course Structure

B.Sc. Agriculture syllabus is broad and consists of courses in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry apart from supporting courses in Basic Sciences, Humanities, and Agricultural Engineering.

The subjects ofB.Sc. Agriculturecourse are designed in such a way that students grasp all the knowledge related to agriculture and environmental science. The course has specialization like majoring in animal science, plant protection, soil science or agricultural engineering.

B.Sc. Agriculture: Syllabus

Basic Science & Humanities
  • Comprehension and Communication Skills in English
  • Fundamentals of Science and Humanities
  • Rural Sociology and the Constitution of India
Agricultural Economics
  • Principles of Agricultural Economics
  • Fundamentals of Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Finance
Agricultural Engineering
  • Principles of Soil and Water Engineering
  • Energy Resources and their Application
  • Agro Processing
Agricultural Entomology
  • Fundamentals of Entomology
  • Pests of Field Crops and their Management
  • Pests of Horticultural Crops and their Management
Agricultural Extension
  • Dimensions of Agricultural Extension
  • Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology
  • Extension Methodologies and Transfer of Agricultural Technology
  • Principles of Agronomy and Agricultural Heritage
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Meteorology
  • Irrigation Management, Agronomy of Field Crops
  • Crop Production
  • Principles and practices of cropping and Farming System

B.Sc. Agriculture: Subjects

Subjects of Study
Plant BiochemistryFundamentals of Information Technology
Applied MathematicsPrinciples of Analytical Chemistry
Principles of Environmental SciencesIntroduction to Computer Applications
Educational PsychologyProduction Economics and Farm Management
Agricultural Marketing, Trade and PricesSericulture
Crop Pests and their ManagementPrinciples of Plant Biotechnology
Breeding of Field and Horticulture CropsIrrigation Water Management

B.Sc. Agriculture: Books

Name of the BookAuthor
History of AgricultureM.S. Randhawa
The Future of Indian AgricultureY.K. Alagh
Principles of AgronomyS.R. Reddy
The Nature and Properties of SoilN.C. Brady and Ray Weil
Principles of Vegetable ProductionS.P. Singh
Land and Water Management EngineeringV.V.N. Murty
The Insects: Structure and FunctionR.F. Chapman
Principles of Plant BreedingR.W. Allard
Plant PhysiologyR.K. Sinha



Pavan Anjana

Mene 10th pass ki h or m agricultul bio krna chahta hu ?

17 Feb, 2020 10:39
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Pavan, you are not eligible for this course as candidate must have done at least intermediate to be eligible for this course.

17 Feb, 2020 11:31
Tunimani Bala

Hii shobhna.ineed details about bsc agriculture subject in 1st yr..

23 Jul, 2019 13:06
mannu singh

Hi Bala, Please check this link: Subjects.

24 Jul, 2019 11:54
Snigdha Sindhusha

Is it English medium or Hindi medium?

14 Jul, 2019 22:17
Akhil Pasanth

Hi Snigdha, Please mention the university in which you wanted to know the medium.

15 Jul, 2019 11:15
Sivamohan Reddy

Hi Shobhna, I am a software engineer, I would like to learn Agriculture as I'm coming from the same background. is there any possibility to do BSC degree privately. if Yes, please guide me to achieve it. if Not, please refer to me related subjects and books to learn and complete the course on my own. I appreciate your time and guidance.

04 Jul, 2019 16:06

Sir/madem i need details about bsc agriculture First year to final year subjects

14 Jun, 2019 10:55
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sidramoni, kindly mention the college in which you want to take admission as the subjects being taught in a particular course for a specific course may vary from college to college.

14 Jun, 2019 11:53
v satyanarayana

I came to know what is the eligibility to apply B.Sc (Agriculture). I heard a news about this B.Sc(agriculture) candidate must have 3 acres of agricultural land other wise you are not eligible for the above study, Sir please tell me the truth about above study i.e. B.Sc (Agriculture), is this correct or not. Pl give me the correct information from you.

23 Apr, 2019 10:57
Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Satyanarayana, this information might be true for a certain college but is not applicable to every college you come across. Each college has a different eligibility criteria for this course. Thus, you may look for some other college or you may mention the college here so that we may provide you the relevant information.

23 Apr, 2019 11:33

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