What is B.Sc in Agriculture?
Agriculture is a very important and significant part of Indian economy. About 70 % of the rural population is involved in agriculture. It provides basic raw material in the food processing and textile Industry and creates enormous employment opportunities for the workforce available. It is the time that the knowledge imparted to the students in agriculture science can be exploited in the public and private sector (Research & Development). The B.Sc Agriculture course also plays a very crucial role in the resource conservation to maintain the ecological balance, to keep the food security intact and to strengthen the economic conditions of the farmers at the National level.
This science also helps to develop the trust between the growers and the consumers by making the production cost effective. Moreover the entrepreneurship skill given to the students help in establishing the agricultural based enterprise and the employment opportunity at extensive scale
How do we see B.Sc in Agriculture in GGI?
At GGI, students of B.Sc Agriculture get trained in Modern aspects of Agriculture, Contemporary tools for harvesting methods, Efficient methods for successful yielding of crops,Contemporary ways of fetching water from various sources. Benefits of studting in GGI are:
- Having modern agriculture farm for practical classes.
- Equipped with second generation machinery.
- Modern dairy farm.
- Focused to cater the resource person’s requirement of public and private sector.
- Imparting knowledge to students about advances in Agriculture ( protected cultivation, precision farming, conservation agriculture, climate change and resource conservation)
- Training facilities available at the Institute (poly house, dairy farm, crop cafeteria, orchard etc)
- Maximum staff members are having PhD degree
B.Sc Agriculture course has been designed to cover up the entire parameters of scientific research and implementations of the same in the agricultural and industrial field. After completing this course student have a bright career in the field of the banking sector as Agriculture Specialist Officer, Post of Field Assistant in pesticides and fertilizer cooperation, spices board in Krishi Vigyan Kendra, etc.
Eligibility for B.Sc. in Agriculture in GGI?
Starting from 1st Year (Four Years Degree Program)
10+2 with Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with one of the following subjects: Maths / Biotechnology / Computer Science / Biology.
Minimum Percentage Required- 50%.