M. Sc. (Genetic and Plant breeding)

Course Details

Being a very important branch of applied science and Agriculture, through the genetic technology, disease resistant properties in plants and trees are developed that could fight against diseases attacking them. Food from this technique is also produced which are known in the form of G.M. foods- genetically modified foods. On the levels of the national and International, the contribution genetics scientists is enormous to giving a new direction in the field of agriculture, in growing disease resistant crops and ensuring greater confidence in food security.Genetics and plant breeding is a subject which plays an important role in the progress of the nationbesides giving self- satisfaction.

Eligibility and Seats Availability

The candidates should have passed the bachelors examination in genetics or Agriculture from any recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks.

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Fee Structure
Academic Fees Structure For Session 2019-20 Send to me
SN Particulars Sem-I Sem-II Sem-III Sem-IV
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. (Genetic and Plant breeding) Course in Alpine Group of Institutes, Dehradun should appear in Alpine Common Entrance Test (AGI CET 2019).

On the basis of AGI CET 2019 Rank candidate will get admission in M. Sc. (Genetic and Plant breeding) Course.

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AGI CET 2019 Important Dates
SN Events Dates
1 Availability of Application Form 1st Feb, 2019
2 Last Date for Application Form 30th Apr, 2019
3 Download of Admit Card 30th Apr, 2019
4 AGI CET 2019 Exam First week of May, 2019
5 Result 4rd week of May, 2019
6 Admission Counselling June First Week, 2019

Career Prospects

One can begin career in agricultural universities and other Agricultural related companies as

  1. Entrepreneurship in their own field.
  2. As a subject faculty in college/University
  3. In the crop research directorates.
  4. Plants hereditary resource bureau as plant reproduction.
  5. Cytogeneticians
Employment Areas
M. Sc. (Genetic and Plant breeding) Job Types
  1. Educational Institutes
  2. Plant Breeding Centers
  3. Genetic Engineering Firms
  4. Nurseries
  5. Agriculture Departments
  6. Biotechnology Companies
  1. Crop Plantation Facilities
  2. Agriculture Ministries
  3. Research Laboratories
  4. Agricultural Scientist
  5. Crop Research Directorates etc.
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Genetic and Plant breeding) Job Types
  1. Ph. D.
Job Opportunities
A   M. Sc. (Genetic and Plant breeding) student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Vegetable Discovery Genetic
  2. Scientist - Discovery Plant/Crop Breeder
  3. Assistant Grower
  4. Plant Research Associate
  5. Research Associate
  6. Plant Research Specialist
  7. Assistant Breeding Project Lead
  8. Plant Delivery Team Lead

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