Four Year B. Sc. Agriculture (Hons.) professional degree program is running at Jaipur National University, Jaipur. This degree consists of 08 semesters (04 years duration). Subjects viz Agronomy, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Environment Science, Horticulture, Animal Science, Fisheries, Biochemistry, Nematology, Microbiology, Agricultural Engineering, Agricutural Economics and Statistics as recommended by 5th Dean Committee of Indian Council of Agricultual Research (ICAR, an Apex body) are being taught in JNU. Basic courses like Physics, Chemistry, Computer, English are also being taught in addition to applied courses.
Agriculture Graduate has tremendous scope in Government (Public) and private sectors. Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB) is conducting examination every year for recruitment of Scientist in different subjects. Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are also provided to Agriculture Graduate to continue higher education. Institute of Banking Personal Selection (IBPS), Ministry of Finance, Government of India is conducting examination for recruitment of Agriculture Finance Officer(AFO) to be posted in different Nationalized Banks every year.
The focus of the School of Agricultural Sciences is:
- To impart education to develop quality human resource
- Advancement of learning and conducting of research
- Undertaking extension education for training of the farmers
- To promote linkages with national & international educational institutes
- To strengthen the employability of students by way of imparting industry driven, need based education
School of Agricultural Sciences has highly experienced faculties with various specializations like- Agronomy, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Nematology, Horticulture, Extension Education, Economics, Agri -business Management, Agro-forestry, Soil Survey, Land use planning and Remote sensing, Water Management, Soil and Water conservation/Agriculture Engineering and other relevant areas.
Students of B Sc. Agriculture visit Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur to observe Fields, Agriculture Meteorology Instruments, Laboratories of different subjects. Students also visit SKN Agriculture University, Jobner to see Farmerâ€™s Fair organized from time to time.
The students also participate in All India University Sports Championship organized by various Universities.
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: 10+2 in Science/Agriculture stream from a recognized educational board having minimum of 50% marks
10+2 in Science/Agriculture stream from a recognized educational board having minimum of 50% marks
Selection Procedure: ET+PI