* The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956.
Bachelor of Science (Agriculture)
Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) is a 4 Years Programme, which involves the study of agriculture sciences and use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal, and poultry management, basics of biotechnology etc. The objective of the course is to use these concepts to train students to improve agricultural productivity. The Programme is duly published by the University Grants Commission u/s 22 of UGC Act, 1956.
When it comes to Agriculture our country is referred as agrarian society. Agriculture has always been regarded as the back-bone of our economy. The agriculture sector has highlighted its importance by contributing towards the overall growth of the whole nation. About 70% of our population still relies on agriculture for employment and livelihood. Agriculture also accounts for 8.56 % of India’s exports. Presently, about 43% of India's total geographical area is used for agricultural activity.
Agricultural science degree programs give students a broad background in agriculture that includes agricultural technology, management principles, and research methods. Other science-related topics include the biological principles of farming and ecosystem protection. Business-related topics like agribusiness management and marketing may also be covered.
The Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) programme is duly approved by u/s 8(C) of Arunachal University of Studies Act 2012 (No. 9 of 2012).
World Education Mission, New Delhi has announced the following scholarships for B.Sc. (Agriculture) :
Prof. G. N. Pandey Science Scholarship for B.Sc. (Agriculture) programme 2018-19.
Prof. G.N. Pandey Science Scholarship programme is dedicated to the students who wish to pursue B.Sc.(Agriculture) after class 10th or 12th in Arunachal University of Studies as per the following :
|1||CGPA 9 or 90% or above in Class 12th || 30% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|2||CGPA 8 or 80% or above in Class 12th || 25% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|3||CGPA 7 or 70% or above in Class 12th ||20% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|4||CGPA 6 or 60% or above in Class 12th||15% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
The Candidates are required to submit duly filled application to the office of World Education Mission by July 15. The Merit list will be declared on July 31. The Candidate are required to maintain 80% attendance and 60% marks in first year for continuation of Scholarship into the second year and/or so on.
Popular Career Options
B.Sc. (Agriculture) Programme lead to several entry-level career opportunities in the fields of scientific research and agribusiness. Some common examples of positions in the field include:
- Farm or Ranch Manager
- Food Scientist
- Food Marketing Expert
- Agricultural Analyst
- Community Planning Consultant
- Agricultural Technology Trainer
- Field Representative
- Agribusiness Sales Manager
- Agriculture Journalist