Diploma (Agriculture) is a three years professional certificate after class 10th. The Candidates completing the programme are eligible for Credit Transfer into 3rd semester of B.Sc. (Agriculture) and B.Sc. (Agriculture-Horticulture) programme.
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 the scientific way.
Nearly 70% of Indian population is dependent upon agriculture which evolved over a long period with the requirement of more manual labor. 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 offer great improvement in traditional agriculture practices. Modern agriculture is based upon agriculture machinery, fertilizers, pesticides and microbiological practices for improving 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 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).
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