Agricultural Science

Agricultural Science

INTRODUCTION

 

Agricultural science is the study of the science and management of biological systems for the sustainable production of food and fibre. Agricultural sciences include research and development on: Production techniques, improving agricultural productivity in terms of quantity and quality, minimizing the effects of pests, transformation of primary products into end-consumer products, prevention and correction of adverse environmental effects etc.

 

BRANCHES

 

  • Agronomy Animal husbandry Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Floriculture
  • Fishery science
  • Sericulture
  • Agricultural Engineering

 

SKILL SET

 

  • Good knowledge of science
  • Keen and analytical mind
  • High level of concentration
  • An aptitude for research
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Abundant physical stamina to put in long hours of work and patience

 

ELIGIBILITY:

 

10+2 with PCM/PCB

 

TOP COLLEGES

 

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)- AIEEA

 

All India Entrance Examination for Admission (AIEEA)-UG shall be conducted for admission to Bachelor Degree programmes in Agriculture and allied sciences (other than veterinary sciences), at Agricultural Universities on 15% of the University seats (100% seats in RLB CAU Jhansi, NDRI Karnal and Dr. RP CAU Pusa, Bihar)

 

Eligibility:

 

10+2 examination or equivalent/Inter (Agriculture) with PCM/ PCB/ PCMB/ PCA/ PCH subject combinations with 50% marks in aggregate

 

Question Paper for AIEEA-UG:

 

There will be only one question paper consisting of 180 multiple-choice objective type questions-

 

  • Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Agriculture) for “STREAM– A”
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for “STREAM–B”.
  • The question paper will be in ENGLISH and HINDI.
  • For each incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted from the total score.

 

SYLLABUS

 

https://www.icar.org.in/sites/default/files/Syllabus%20UG%20-2019_1.pdf#overlay-context=content/syllabus-aieea-ug-aieea-pg-and-aice-jrfsrfpgs-2019

 

STATE AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITIES

 

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore

 

  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 55% with PCM/B
  • Admission mode: Marks Based

 

Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

 

  • Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM/B/Agriculture with 50% marks.
  • Admission mode: Entrance test

 

Test Structure:

 

  • The test shall comprise one paper of three hours’ duration.
  • The paper will contain 200 multiple choice type questions.
  • Each question will carry one mark and 1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • The medium of examination will be English only.
  • Physics (Compulsory) 33%
  • Chemistry (Compulsory) 33%
  • Biology or Mathematics or Agriculture (only one to be opted) 34%

 

Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar

 

  • Duration:4 years No of seats: 80, ICAR SEATS: 14
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% marks with PCM/B
  • Admission mode: Entrance test

 

The medium of examination will be English only.

 

  • Physics (Compulsory)
  • Chemistry (Compulsory)
  • Biology or Mathematics or Agriculture (only one to be opted)

 

Note: No negative marking

 

Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar

 

  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 or Intermediate (with English, Physics, Chemistry and Maths or Biology or Forestry)
  • Admission Mode: Subject to valid score in LPUNEST or NEET or JEE Main. Merit in qualifying examination, subject to eligibility criteria.

 

Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Chhattisgarh

 

  • Duration: 4 Year
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% marks in PCM/B Student must not below the age of 16 years on 31st August of the admission year.
  • Admission mode: Pre Agriculture Test (PAT)

 

Exam pattern:

 

  • Physics: 60 Marks
  • Chemistry:60 Marks
  • Math/Bio: 80 Marks

 

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology,Pantnagar

 

  • Course: B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: Intermediate Agriculture/Science with Mathematics or Biology
  • Admission Mode: GBPUAT

 

CSK, Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vidyalaya, Palampur

 

  • Course: B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture
  • Duration: 4 Years
  • Eligibility: Intermediate Agriculture/Science with Mathematics or Biology
  • Admission Mode: Entrance

 

JOB PROSPECTS

 

  • Veterinary Medical
  • Specialties
  • Food Safety and
  • Biosecurity
  • Forest Ecosystem
  • Management
  • Precision
  • Agriculture
  • Technologies
  • Biomaterials
  • Engineering
  • Landscape and
  • Horticultural Crops
  • Plant and Animal
  • Genetics
  • Specialty Crops
  • Production
  • Food and
  • Nutrition Service
  • Environmental
  • Science and
  • Management
  • Food System
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Plant and Animal
  • Inspection
  • Consumer
  • Information
  • Technologies
  • Sales and
  • Marketing
  • Animal Health
  • Care and Wellbeing

 

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