B. Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture is a program offered at School of Agricultural Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus. 

The curriculum is designed through a multidisciplinary approach aligned with international standards and as envisaged by Indian Council of Agricultural Research. 

Specialty of the Programme:

  • Advanced training in the field of agriculture science through integrating most recent technological advancements.
  • A curriculum aligned with international standards and as envisaged by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
  • Involvement of expertise at the national and international level in all spheres of the programme.
  • Well-disciplined academic and research environment.

Duration: 8 Semesters

Eligibility: A pass in 10 + 2 (Class XII) or its equivalent examination with minimum 60% aggregate of marks in Biology, Physics and Chemistry and with not less than 55% in each of these three subjects.

Note: Those who appear for the above examination in March/April 2020 and expect to secure minimum marks as above, may also apply

Age: Candidates, whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July, 1999.

Admission Process

  • Apply online through the website.
  • Register for online counselling after the publication of results.
  • Pay the tuition fees online.
  • Satisfy the eligibility criteria by producing the original marks statement at the time of document verification.

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Fee Structure

B.Sc (Hons.) in Agriculture Programme 2020
Head Term Fee (Rs)
Tution Annual 2,00,000
Hostel & Mess *
Room Rent + Establishment Charges Annual 30,000
Mess Charges Annual 30,000
Total 2,60,000

Important Dates *

Start Date of Online Application January 30, 2020
Last Date to Submit the Online Application March 31, 2020
Commencement of Slot Booking for CBT April 6, 2020
Closing Date of Slot Booking for CBT April 10, 2020
Amrita Entrance Examination April 23 to 27, 2020 (5 days, 3 slots)
Pen & Paper Test( Only in Tamil Nadu) Date May 2, 2020(One slot of 2.5 hrs)
*Dates are subject to change

Curriculum

SEMESTER 7

Sl. No. Subject Name Credit
1 Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE) and Agro-Industrial Attachment 20
This program will be undertaken by the students during the seventh semester for a total duration of 20 weeks with a weightage of 0+20 credit hours in two parts, namely, RAWE and AIA. It will consist of general orientation, plant clinic and on-campus training by different faculties followed by village attachment/unit attachment in university. The students would be attached with the agro-industries to get an experience of the industrial environment and working. Due weightage in terms of credit hours will be given depending upon the duration of stay of students in villages/agro-industries. At the end of RAWE/AIA, the students will be given one week for project report preparation, presentation and evaluation.
 

SEMESTER 8

Sl. No. Subject Name Credit
1 Students can choose any two modules
There will also be a student project as experiment attached to any of these areas.
10
1. Production Technology for Bioagents and Biofertilizer
2. Seed Production and Technology
3. Mushroom Cultivation Technology
4. Soil, Plant, Water and Seed Testing
5. Commercial Beekeeping
6. Commercial Horticulture
7. Floriculture and Landscaping
8. Food Processing
9. Agriculture Waste Management
10. Organic Production Technology

School of Agricultural Sciences
J. P. Nagar, Arasampalayam,
Myleripalayam (via.),
Coimbatore, - 642 109
Tamil Nadu, India.

0422 268 6274
1800 425 90009
agriculture@amrita.edu
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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore