Honours Agriculture


The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is the study of the scientific principles underlying the disciplines practiced in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food technology, Animal Husbandry apart from supporting courses in Basic Sciences, Humanities and Agricultural Engineering etc. 

 Career Opportunities:

A degree in agriculture provides you with the knowledge and skills to manage agricultural businesses and enter related jobs in commercial research and advisory work. You are also able to work in the area of agricultural sales, food production and farming journalism

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Agricultural consultant like AO/ AAO
  • Agronomist
  • Soil scientist
  • Indian Forest Service (IFS)
  • Plant Protection Officer (PPO)
  • Farm manager
  • Fish farm manager
  • Rural practice surveyor
  • Bank Sector, etc.

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • Animal nutritionist
  • Field trials officer
  • Magazine journalist
  • Newspaper journalist
  • Sales executive

 Admission Schedule :

Admission to this course starts in the month of May Every year.

 Course duration :

The duration of this course is 4 years. The course is divided into 8 Semesters.

 Affiliation :

This course is affiliated with I.G. Punjab Technical University (IGPTU), Kapurthala, Punjab and is approved by AICTE, New Delhi, India.


The eligibility conditions to join this course are as follows:

All those candidates who have passed the 10+2 with Agriculture, Physics & Chemistry and either Mathematics or Biology conducted by a recognized Board / University / Council.

Examination Schedule :

University examination are taken twice every year as per following schedule.

Odd Semester November and December (Every year)

Even Semester April and May (Every year)

Fee Structure :

Fee structure for the course is notified every year by the University.