Diploma (Agriculture) is a three years professional certificate after class 10th. The Candidates completing the programme are eligible for lateral entry admission into Second Year of B.Sc. (Agriculture) or B.Sc. (Agriculture-Horticulture).
Arunachal University of Studies is one of the very few Universities in India which are offering Diploma (Agriculture) Programme. The programme is dedicated to agriculture studies through scientific way.
Nearly 70% of Indian population is dependent upon agriculture which evolved over a long period with the requirement of more manual labour. This is the time when we need to incorporate adequate technologies for the betterment of people/ farmers dependent upon agriculture.
Advance technologies of agriculture and allied subjects offers great improvement in traditional agriculture practices. Modern agriculture is based upon agriculture machineries, fertilizers, pesticides and microbiological practices for improving the agriculture productivity.
Diploma (Agriculture) course focuses on modern agriculture studies, it also includes studies of machinery, sheets, chemicals, etc. for improves productivity. The course also deals with the agriculture and areas such as horticulture, poultry farming and metrology etc.
The Diploma (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 Diploma (Agriculture):
Prof. G. N. Pandey Science Scholarship for Diploma (Agriculture) programme 2018-19.
Prof. G.N. Pandey Science Scholarship programme is dedicated to the students who wish to pursue Diploma (Agriculture) after class 10th or 12th in Arunachal University of Studies as per the following :
|1||CGPA 9 or 90% or above in Class 10th/ 12th || 30% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|2||CGPA 8 or 80% or above in Class 10th/ 12th || 25% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|3||CGPA 7 or 70% or above in Class 10th/ 12th ||20% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|4||CGPA 6 or 60% or above in Class 10th/ 12th||15% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
|5||The Students opting Science Course after 10th||10% Scholarship in Tuition Fee|
The Candidates are required to submit duly filled application to the office of World Education Mission by July 15, 2018. The Merit list will be declared on July 31, 2018. 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.
Diploma (Agriculture) course passed candidates have access to private as well as government sector jobs. This qualification is enough to secure entry level jobs in both these sectors.
Since the course deals with agriculture and its allied areas, the common recruiters include:-
- Food production firms
- Government Agricultural Boards
- Private fertilizer manufacturing firms
- Government fertilizer manufacturing firms
- Agriculture machinery manufacturing firms