M. Sc. (Agronomy)

Course Details

M.Sc. Agronomy or Master of Science in Agronomy is a postgraduate Agriculture course. Agronomy is the application of the various soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production; scienti􀃗c agriculture. Subjects studied under this degree are modern concepts in crop production, physiology of drought, herbicides and crop production, physiological aspect of crop yield, principles of crop nutrition, physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, agricultural research organizations, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, cropping and farming systems and agrometeorology. After passing the course, students have many opportunities in various 􀃗elds.

Agronomy is also common, occasionally also spelt (Agronomy), is the branch of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classi􀃗cation, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct.Students may also study parasites and immunity, cell and receptor biology, evolution and animal behavior, biodiversity and taxonomy and neuroscience and endocrinology. Classes might include both lecture and laboratory requirements for students to complete.

Eligibility and Seats Availability
  • The candidates should be passed with 50% aggregate marks in Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture or equivalent.

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Fee Structure
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1 Admission fee INR 5,000/- - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/-
Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in M. Sc. (Agronomy) in Alpine Dehradun must register online. On the basis of seat availability Alpine Institute will send an admission offer letter. Student has to visit campus with required documents and fee.
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Important Dates
1 Events Dates
1 Admission Open Date 10th May 2018
2 Admission Last Date 31st July 2018

Career Prospects

Once completion of M.Sc Agronoy, students interested in research can opt for PhD.Various government departments such as the UPSC, SSC, state PSC, etc conducts examination for recruitment of the candidates. Many opportunities are available in forensic science department also. Research field can look out for a opening in BARC, ISRO etc.

  • After passing the Master Degree course, students have further teaching and research studies options.
  • They can also join the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Delhi as junior fellow researcher.
  • Candidates can work in private sector on applied research and product development or engage in basic research, mainly in universities or government agencies.
  • They can also become agricultural scientist who can also work as consultants to business 􀃗rms, private clients or to government.
Employment Areas

There are unlimited career opportunities which an M.Sc in Agronoy graduates can look forward. Various private sector firms’ specially chemical as well as pharmaceutical companies recruit huge M.Sc Agronoy graduates. The demand for these graduates is increasing day by day due to the faster growth of the industries.

  1. Colleges & Universities
  2. Seed Companies
  3. Department of Land Affairs
  4. Farm Services Agency
  5. Lawn Care Companies
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Agronoy)
  1. M. Phil. (Agronoy)
  2. Ph. D.(Agronoy)
Job Opportunities
A M. Sc. Agronoy student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Farm Manager
  2. Agronomist
  3. Research Testing Associate
  4. Subject Matter Specialist
  5. Project Fellow/Research Associate
  6. Lecturer & Teacher
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