COURSE DESCRIPTION


M.Sc. Agronomy or Master of Science in Agronomy is a postgraduate Agriculture course. Agronomy is the application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; scientific agriculture. Subjects studied under this degree are modern concepts in crop production, physiology of drought, herbicides and crop production, physiological aspect of crop yield, principles of crop nutrition, physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, agricultural research organizations, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, cropping and farming systems and agro-meteorology. After passing the course, students have many opportunities in various fields.


M.Sc. Agronomy Eligibility

  • They should have passed B.Sc. (Ag.) or an equivalent qualifying examination recognised by the University.
  • Obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system

M.Sc. Agronomy Course Suitability

  • Students should have been good at Biology such as knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment. 
  • They should also be good at Mathematics such as knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics and their applications. 
  • Candidates also possess analytical thinking as job requires analysing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. 
  • Applicants should also have complex problem solving such as identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

How is M.Sc. Agronomy Course Beneficial?

  • After passing the Master Degree course, students have further teaching and research studies options. 
  • They can also join the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi as junior fellow researcher. 
  • Candidates can work in private sector on applied research and product development or engage in basic research, mainly in universities or government agencies. 
  • They can also become agricultural scientist who can also work as consultants to business firms, private clients or to government.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


They should have passed B.Sc. (Ag.) or an equivalent qualifying examination recognized by the University.
  • M.Sc. Agronomy Syllabus

    Syllabus of Agronomy as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1         

    Modern Concepts in Crop Production

    2         

    Principles and Practices of Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management

    3         

    Principles and Practices of Weed Management

    4         

    Principles and Practices of Water Management

    5         

    Agrometeorology and Crop Weather Forecasting

    6         

    Agronomy of Cereal Crop-I (Rice)

    7         

    Agronomy of Cereal Crops-II (Maize and Millets)

    8         

    Agronomy of Cereal Crops II (Wheat and Barley)

    9         

    Agronomy of Pulse Crops (Kharif and Rabi)

    10     

    Agronomy of Oil Seed Crops (Kharif and Rabi)

    11     

    Agronomy of Fibre Crops

    12     

    Agronomy of Sugar Crops

    13     

    Agronomy of Tuber Crops

    14     

    Agronomy of Fodder and Forage Crops

    15     

    Cropping Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

    16     

    Dry land Farming and Watershed Management

    17     

    Principles and Practices of Organic Farming

    18     

    Diagnosis of Nutritional Deficiency in Field Crops and Their Remedial Measure

    19     

    Master’s Seminar

    20     

    Current Trends in Agronomy

    21     

    Crop Ecology

    22     

    Advances in Crop Growth and Productivity

    23     

    Advances in Water Management

    24     

    Advances in Weed Management

    25     

    Integrated Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

    26     

    Soil Conservation and Watershed Management

    27     

    Stress Crop Production

    28     

    Crop Production and System Modelling

    29     

    Advance Technology in Cereals Production

    30     

    Doctoral Seminar I

    31     

    Doctoral Seminar II

    32     

    Doctoral Research

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