M.Sc. Horticulture course is a postgraduate programme of the duration of two years. Horticulture is the branch of Agricultural Science that deals with the cultivation of plants, vegetables, flowers, fruits, herbs, shrubs, bushes, ornamental trees and landscaping for gardens, maintaining nurseries, green houses, gardens, orchards and plantations and also floriculture or cultivation of flowers.
The horticulture now has direct and indirect applications in food technology industries as production, harvesting and storing of vegetables have all become highly mechanized. Plants are grown under strictly controlled conditions using sophisticated sensors, computers and biological control of pests and diseases.
Advances in horticultural technology, increasing product demands, and a growing export industry are making this an extremely lucrative career.
Candidates who have completed B.Sc. Agriculture/ B.Sc. Horticulture, or an equivalent degree from a recognized board are eligible for this course. Candidates should obtain 55% of marks in their bachelor degree examination for M.Sc. Horticulture course eligibility (50% of marks for SC/ST/PH candidates). . Eligible candidates may apply for this course through online or offline.
4 Semester (2 Years)