School of Agricultural Sciences

M.Sc.(Ag) Horticulture is two year post-graduate programme that can be pursued after completion of graduation in agriculture. This program is designed to give students a thorough understanding of horticultural science and deals with the topics such as plant cultivation , plant breeding , management techniques, quality assurance and marketing. A candidate also gets aquainted with eco-friendly practices of producing fruits, vegetables and flowers.

Learning Perspective:

The students will develop sound knowledge in the agriculture and allied sciences required to solve common problems in management of Horticultural crops. Develop good learning environment for selection of professional careers in government and private organization, agro-based and food industries, educational/research and extension institutes.Post Gratuation in Agriculture with specializaton in Horticulture curriculum involves an intensive theortical 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

  • Tropical and dry land Horticulture
  • Sub-tropical and temperate fruit production
  • Production technology of warm season vegetable crops
  • Biological control of crop pests and weeds
  • Principles of integrated pest management
  • Statistical methods
  • Propagation and nursery management of fruit crops
  • Production technology of spice crops
  • Seed production technology of vegetable crops
  • Production technology of cut flowers
  • Production technology of loose flowers
  • Heterosis Breeding
  • Plant Genetic resources and Prebreeding
  • Biotechnology for crop improvement
  • Experimental designs
  • Post harvest technology for fruit crops
  • Diseases of vegetables and spice crops
  • Intellectual property rights and its management in agriculture
  • Agricultural Research, ethics and rural development programmes
  • Seminar
  • Dissertation

Career Prospects

  • Agricultural Scientist through ICAR recruitment board.
  • Asstt. Professor in Private and State Agricultural Universities
  • Horticulturist
  • Agricultural Manager
  • Research Scientist
  • Agriculture Officers.
  • Marketing Inspector
  • Agriculture Development Officer