The School of Agricultural Sciences is one of the most prestigious constituents of Glocal University and offers B.Sc. Agriculture programme of four years duration comprising of eight semesters. School of Agriculture Sciences performs a dynamic and innovative education programme to meet challenges in human resource development, vital and relevant research and effective extension services to cater the need of farmers.
The admissions to the B.Sc. Agriculture are based on multi-stream entries and thus the students from biology, mathematics group besides those from agriculture also get an opportunity to join the undergraduate programme. The students coming from different streams are required to study the remedial courses apart from the basic supporting and the core courses.
A holistic approach has been adopted in framing the curriculum for the B.Sc. Ag. degree programme keeping in view the recommendations of the IV Deans’ Committee constituted by the ICAR. While preparing the course-curriculum regional needs and infrastructure facilities available at the University have been taken into consideration. Experiential learning in important areas with professional bias has been added towards graduation requirement.
The degree programme is well known for strong practical focus and professionalism. Intensive well thought course work (165-170) credits including practical crop production (PCP) and Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE) fit to meet the requirement of the hour constitutes the pivotal components of the degree programmes in agriculture. The course curricula are upgraded continuously from time to time incorporating the emerging concepts and technologies. The school is pioneer in starting PCP course for its first batch. Practical Crop Production (PCP) provides the unique model for practical training in crop production and has been designed based on Agricultural Universities of the country.
The School of Agriculture Sciences boasts for having modern physical amenities comprising classrooms, well equipped laboratories, a conference hall, ARIS cell, central analytical laboratory and a mini auditorium. The laboratories are equipped with modern equipment and instruments to facilitate the teaching and basic and applied research. To meet the need of advance research the School has developed specialized laboratories namely bio control, IPM, micronutrients, video production etc. The School enjoys a group of well trained, experienced and dedicated faculty who are nurturing the future of students vis-à-vis country. The contributions of the faculty members in academics, research and extension is well recognised nationally and internationally.
Examination Pathway admissions through GAT :
- Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
- Minimum 50% aggregate in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the Mathematics/Computer Sciences/Biotechnology/Biology at Senior Secondary level (12th)
- Minimum 50% aggregate in Agriculture at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)