M. Sc. (Soil Science)

Course Details

Soil Science studies the outer shell of the Earth in which gives the living platform for plants. Masters in soil science adopts methods and knowledge from other earth science specializations, such as geology and soil biochemistry, natural resource management and sustainable development soil scientists are involved in the agricultural production, assessment of environmental quality and product toxicity. Soil experts can provide counselling for construction projects, drilling procedures and forestry and agricultural organisations.

Eligibility and Seats Availability

The candidates should have passed the bachelors examination in Agriculture from any recognized university or its equivalent examination 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. (Soil Science) 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. (Soil Science) 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

Career Prospects in soil science includes:-

  1. Soil Scientist
  2. Environmental consultant
  3. Ecologist
  4. Plant Geneticist
  5. Conservation Planner
  6. Professionals also work in the landscape business, soil technical audit and in the food production industry.
Employment Areas
M. Sc. (Soil Science) Job Types
  1. International Development Organizations
  2. Farms
  3. Universities and Colleges
  4. Equity Quantitative Analyst
  5. Developers
  6. Research Facilities
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Soil Science)
  1. M. Sc. (Soil Science)
Job Opportunities
A M. Sc. Soil Science student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Soil Scientist
  2. Professor
  3. Soil Pedologist
  4. Ecologist
  5. Environmental Scientist
  6. Geologist
  7. Hydrologist
  8. Scientific Laboratory Technician

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