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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agriculture – Agronomy

M.Sc. Agriculture in Agronomy

M.Sc. Agriculture in Agronomy is a postgraduate programme devised to equip a footing and scientific knowledge of crop production via adequate field management. It incorporates an in-depth understanding of crop physiology, organic farming, weed science, water & nutrient management, and other related disciplines. Agronomy, or scientific agriculture, applies several soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production. Modern concepts in drought physiology, herbicides, crop production, and crop production, physiological aspects of crop yield, principles of physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, crop nutrition, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, agricultural research organizations, cropping and farming systems, and agro-meteorology are some of the subjects covered in this degree, Students who complete the P.G. degree in M.Sc. Agronomy will have several options in various areas.

Our School of Agriculture offers a master's degree in agriculture with Agronomy specialization that is the best msc agronomy course in dehradun, with aims to provide instruction to qualified applicants on enhancing agricultural output and, as a result, food security and help society streamline more effective food production processes. By integrating research with in-depth training in Climatology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, and Plant Breeding, students are trained to apply such information to real-world settings where scientific concepts around agronomy are implemented.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

2 Years

The candidate must have passed graduation under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 pattern in courses like Horticulture, Forestry, and Agriculture securing at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate, from a recognized university.

Fee Structure

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 40000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)


PEO-1 To disseminate among students the information and the understanding for the long-term cultivation of food, fiber, and fodder crops
PEO-2 To make students equipped about understanding economic viability and how it applies to the agro-ecosystem
PEO-3 To help students apply knowledge of unexplored methods to improve agricultural production efficiency
PEO-4 To design and enhance the capacity to use new ways to improve the efficiency of infusion usage

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)


PSO-1 To utilize the specific knowledge of various allied agronomy sites to enhance field comprehension
PSO-2 Different Research types of land and methods to improve agronomy innovation
PSO-3 In-depth understanding of the issue to help farmers better their situation via their efforts
PSO-4 In-depth understanding of farming operations, soil, fertilizers, livestock insect pests, and economic situations
PSO-5 To conduct need-based and location-specific research for enhancing the production and productivity of major cropping systems on a sustainable basis

Program Grid Structure

Semester's

Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
21MSAG101 AGRO METEOROLOGY & CROP WEATHER FORECASTING 2
21MSAG102 MODERN CONCEPT IN CROP PRODUCTION 2
21MSAG103 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF SOIL FERTILITY & NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT 2
21MSAG11X PROGRAMME ELECTIVE I 2
21MSAG104 AGRONOMY OF FODDER & FORAGE CROPS 2
21MSAG105 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF WATER MANAGEMENT 2
21MSTAT111 STATISTICAL METHODS FOR APPLIED SCIENCE 2
21MPGS111 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & ITS MGT IN AGRICULTURE 1
Practical
21MSAG181 AGRO METEOROLOGY & CROP WEATHER FORECASTING 1
21MSAG182 MODERN CONCEPT IN CROP PRODUCTION 1
21MSAG183 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF SOIL FERTILITY & NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT 1
21MSAG184 AGRONOMY OF FODDER & FORAGE CROPS 1
21MPGS181 LIBRARY & INFORMATION SERVICES 1
TOTAL 20

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
21MSAG201 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF WEED MANAGEMENT 2
21MSAG202 AGRONOMY OF RABI & KHARIF CROPS(CEREAL, PULSES, OILSEED, FIBER & SUGAR CROPS) 2
21MSAG203 ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES & INSTRUMENTAL METHODS 2
21MSAG21X PROGRAMME ELECTIVE II 2
21MSAG204 AGRONOMY OF MEDICINAL, AROMATIC & UNDER-UTILIZED CROPS 2
21MSTAT211 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN 2
21MPGS211 AGRICULTURE RESEARCH, RESEARCH ETHICS & RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS 1
21MAUT181 DISASTER MANAGEMENT 1
Practical
21MSAG281 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF WEED MANAGEMENT 1
21MSAG282 AGRONOMY OF RABI & KHARIF CROPS(CEREAL, PULSES, OILSEED, FIBER & SUGAR CROPS) 1
21MSAG283 ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES & INSTRUMENTAL METHODS 1
21MSAG284 AGRONOMY OF MEDICINAL, AROMATIC & UNDER-UTILIZED CROPS 1
21MSAG285 LAB ELECTIVE COURSE 1
TOTAL 19

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
21MSAG301 DRYLAND FARMING & WATERSHED MANAGEMENT 2
21MSAG302 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF ORGANIC FARMING 2
21MSAG303 CROPPING SYSTEM & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 2
21MSAG304 SOIL PLANT WATER RELATION 1
Practical
21MSAG381 PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF ORGANIC FARMING 1
21MSAG382 CROPPING SYSTEM & SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE 1
21MSAG383 SOIL PLANT WATER RELATION 1
21MSAG384 MASTER SEMINAR 1
21MSAG385 MASTER RESEARCH 4
21MPGS381 TECHNICAL WRITING & COMMUNICATION SKILL 1
21MPGS382 BASIC CONCEPT IN LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 1
TOTAL 17

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
Practical
21MSAG481 THESIS (THESIS & VIVA – VOCE) 16
TOTAL 72
PROGRAMME ELECTIVE
Course Code Course Credit
21MSAG111 FERTILIZER TECHNOLOGY 2
21MSAG112 MUSHROOM PRODUCTION 2
21MSAG212 PHYSIOLOGY OF GROWTH, YIELD & MODELLING 2
21MSAG213 HORMONAL REGULATION OF PLANT GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 2
21MSAG214 SOIL, WATER & AIR POLLUTION 2
Practical
21MSAG185 MUSHROOM PRODUCTION 1
21MSAG287 PHYSIOLOGY OF GROWTH, YIELD & MODELLING 1
21MSAG288 HORMONAL REGULATION OF PLANT GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT 1
21MSAG285 SOIL, WATER & AIR POLLUTION 1

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

With the commercialization of agriculture, there are a plethora of career opportunities for MSc Agronomy graduates in both government and private sectors. The various job profiles include:

  • Agricultural Analyst
  • Farming Consultant
  • Fundamental Analyst
  • Agronomy Officer
  • Subject Matter Specialist
  • Corporate Agronomist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Green House Operations Manager
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