School of Agricultural Sciences

M.Sc.(Ag)Agronomy is two year post-graduate programme that can be pursued after completion of graduation in agriculture. During the course tenure the students get acquainted with knowledge and skills needed to develop sustainable agriculture practices, increase agricultural productivity, and address challenges facing the agriculture industry, develop an understanding of communication methods, resources utilization, cultivation of crops, management of crops and value addition of agricultural produce.

Learning Perspective:

The students will develop sound knowledge in the agriculture and allied sciences required to solve common problems in management of crop cultivation. Develop good learning environment for selection of professional careers in government and private organization, agro-based industries, educational/research and extension institutes. Post Gratuation in Agriculture with specialization in Agronomy curriculum involves an intensive theoretical and practical work for three semesters followed by research work in the IV semester.

Key Information


2 Years


B.Sc.(Hons.)Agriculture with minimum 50% marks

Selection Procedure



As per University rules

Programme Structure

  • Modern concept in crop production
  • Principles and practices of soil fertility and nutrient management
  • Conservation agriculture
  • Cropping system and sustainable agriculture
  • Management of problematic soil and water management
  • Soil survey and land use planning
  • Statistical methods
  • Principles and practices of weed management
  • Agronomy of oil seed ,fibre and sugar crops
  • Agrostology and Agroforestry
  • Principles and practices of organic farming
  • Soil, water and air pollution
  • Soil erosion and conservation
  • Soil mineralogy, genesis and classification
  • Experimental designs
  • Principles and practices of water management
  • Remote sensing and GIS technique for soil and crops studies
  • Soil biology and biochemistry
  • Intellectual property rights and its management in agriculture
  • Agricultural research, ethics and rural development programmes
  • Seminar
  • Dissertation

Career Prospects

  • Agronomist or crop scientist
  • Agriculture Scientist
  • Agricultural consultant/Advisor
  • Farm Manager
  • Asstt.Professor in private and State Agriculture Universities
  • Can pursue Ph.D in related field.