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Diploma in Agriculture

  • Duration

    6 Semesters (3 Years)

  • Course Fee

    35,000 (Annum)

  • Exam Fee


  • NSQF

    3 To 5

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* The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956

Diploma (Agriculture) is a three years professional certificate course that can be taken 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 the country offering Diploma in Agriculture programme for Northeast students. This course is purely dedicated to agriculture studies through all the scientific methods.

More than half of the Indian population is dependent on agriculture which has evolved tremendously over a long span of time increasing the requirement of more and more employment. This is the perfect time to incorporate adequate technologies and knowledge for the betterment of the people, farmer, and the whole country that is dependent upon agriculture.

Diploma (Agriculture) course focuses on a modern take on agriculture studies. AUS includes state of an art study methodology to study agricultural machinery, sheets, chemicals, etc. for the improved understanding of the industry. The course also deals with agriculture and areas such as horticulture, poultry farming, and metrology, etc.

By taking this course one opens the door to access private as well as government jobs. This qualification is enough to secure entry-level jobs at both the sectors mentioned.

AUS runs the course in Diploma in Agriculture for six semester that stretches for three years. The course thoroughly prepares students to be skilled graduates by learning and practicing the techniques and aspects of

  • Agribusiness management,
  • Agricultural management,
  • Natural resources,
  • Livestock production,
  • Soil conditions, plant protections, and
  • Handling of agricultural machinery like cropping machineries-harvesters, drillers, broadcasters and other related farm machineries applicable for efficient and productive use

The entire aim is to obtain beneficence that shall satisfy needs for both the present and future.

The use of technology has been evolved with time and some agricultural practices have been developed regard of benchmarking, which has shown a lot of potential to undergo integration and evolution. What makes Arunachal University of Studies, the best agricultural college in India is the involvement of agricultural training on ancient and the latest technologies respectively. The agricultural productivity is boosted by the concept of fertilizers, pesticides, agriculture machinery and biology concepts.

Diploma in Agriculture course also covers topics as follows

  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Entomology
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Plant Pathology
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Devising a Budget
  • Marketing plans and Sales strategy.
Note that there are other areas as well that shall be taught periodically over the course of time, ensuring you get the maximum experience of the field as well as poultry farming, horticulture and meteorology

Eligibility for 1st Year : 10th or eq.

Eligibility for 2nd Year © : 10+2 (Science/Agri) or eq.

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
  • Plantations
  • Banks

Diploma in Agriculture course passed candidates will have access to private as well as government sector jobs. This qualification is enough to secure entry level jobs in both these sectors, as well as pursue higher qualification in courses at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate levels respectively.

Well apart from being ranked amongst the Best Agriculture College not only in Arunachal Pradesh, but also in other Northeast states of India like Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Sikkim, Manipur, Nagaland, and Mizoram; it provides you world-class knowledge.

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