DR.PANJABRAO DESHMUKH KRISHI VIDYAPEETH, AKOLA MAHARASHTRA,INDIA 

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, NAGPUR
(Estd. 1906)
 

 

 

 

 


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EDUCATION IN AGRICULTURE

 

Under Graduate Programme: B.Sc.(Agri.)

         The Maharashtra Council of Agricultural Education and Research (MCAER), Pune is a statutory body constituted under section 12 of Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Act, 1983 in exercise of the powers conferred upon MCAER in the provision (8) of sub section 3 of the Act. Common rules and regulations for admission to various degree programmes in State Agricultural Universities have been formulated. B.Sc. (Agri.) degree programme is of 4 years duration spread over 8 semesters with credit load of 163, and eligibility for the course is XII standard science passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English, with optional subject Mathematics. The medium of instruction is English. The 1st and 2nd semester normally starts in the month of July and January respectively. Intake capacity of the UG programme is 172+15% ICAR quota.

 

Post Graduate Programme: M.Sc.(Agri.)

         The post graduate programme leading to the M.Sc.(Agri) degrees in 9 disciplines are offered. The M.Sc.(Agri) programme is of two years duration spread over 4 semesters. The students has to complete 50 credits out of which 35 credits are allotted to course work and 15 credits to research work. Intake capacity of the PG programme in different disciplines is as under :

 

Sr. No.

Discipline

Intake capacity

1

Agril. Botany

13

2

Agril. Economics

13

3

Agril. Entomology

12

4

Agronomy

12

5

Animal Husbandary and Dairying

16

6

Extension Education

13

7

Horticulture

09

8

Plant Pathology

12

9

Soil Science & Agril.Chemistry 

12

 

Total :

112 

 

 

Post Graduate Programme in Business Administration: M.B.A.(Agri.)

           The post graduate programme leading to the M.B.A.(Agri) degree is started during the year 2009 on non-grant basis. Considering the requirement of trained manpower in Agri-business Administration, the School of Agri-Business Management is established in the premises of Agriculture College, Maharajbagh, Nagpur. The admission fees for this course is Rs.55000/- per semester. 

The school offers two years duration programme spread over 4 semesters post graduation programme viz. Master of Business Administration (Agriculture). Intake capacity of the school is 30 students per year.

Scholarships:  The number of scholarships and educational concessions are available.

 

 

                                                                                       

                                                                                                       

PDKV, Akola

MCAER, Pune

ICAR, New Delhi

IARI, New Delhi

Mah.State Agri. Dept

Dept. of Agriculture & Co-operation,  Govt. of India

Govt. of India website

Mah.State Agri.Marketing Board

Agri.Marketing Network, Govt. of India

 

 

 

 

 

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