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The Department of Agriculture offers B.Sc. Agriculture (4 years professional and regular degree program) which is affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (NAAC ‘A’ Grade Central University). We provide state-of- art laboratories with Hi-tech facilities during studies. In campus we extend well furnished hostel facility with healthy food. Well qualified teachers with best pedagogy have made the school of Agriculture and Higher Education at Himalayan College, a preferred destination of the students of the country.
We manifest the students with an understanding of the scientific principles underlying the many facets of agriculture together with their application in agricultural systems and related industries. Study curriculum involves professional presentations, practical experimentation, field trials etc in accordance with the curriculum. Industrial visits are arranged at regular intervals for professional exposure as well as up gradation of students. Students are engrossed in studies through semester scheme.
B.Sc. Agriculture: Career Prospectus
B.Sc. Agriculture involves the study of agricultural sciences and use of modern scientific equipments and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil sciences, water resource management, animal and poultry management and basics of biotechnology etc. Graduates of B.Sc. Agriculture have opportunities both in public and private sectors. Economists point out that agriculture is four times more effective in reducing poverty than any other sectors. It can even be a gold mine for young entrepreneurs. B.Sc. Agriculture graduates can be appointed as
- Agriculture Officer(Agronomists)
- Agriculture Research Scientist
- Development officers
- Agriculture Technician
- Plantation Manager
- Business Development Executive.
Additionally, agriculture is more diverse now than ever before and is advancing quickly, creating new jobs with increasing salaries.
Following are some government sectors which have job opportunities for B.Sc. Agriculture graduates:
- Indian Agricultural Research Institute
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research
- Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
- Food Corporation of India
- National Dairy Development Board
- Agricultural finance corporations
- National Seeds Corporation Limited
- North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation
Following are the private sectors which offer jobs to agriculture graduates:
- Agro industries
- Agriculture Marketing
- Financial sector with focus on agriculture
- Micro-finance institutions
- Fertilizer companies
- Agri-biotech organizations