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: 10 + 2 or intermediate with PCMB, PCB, PCM or Agriculture (P - Physics, C - Chemistry, M - Mathematics, B - Biology) from a recognized board/ university with minimum 60% aggregate of marks and not less than 55% in each of these three subjects. Admission will be based on academic record.

Age: Candidates, whose date of birth falls on or after 1st July, 1998. Educational Qualification: A pass in 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent examination

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

Annual tuition fee (under merit category) for the programme is INR 2,00,000/- (2 Lakhs). Please see hostel and mess fees below. College Caution Deposit Rs. 5,000/- (Refundable).

Hostel & Mess*

Head Term Fee (Rs)
Room Rent + Establishment Charges Annual 30,000
Mess Charges Annual 30,000
Total 60,000
*Subject to revision

Important Dates *

Online application commences April 24, 2019
Last date of receipt of application May 31, 2019
Date of counselling June 19, 20 & 21, 2019*
Last date for payment of fees & completion of admissions procedures July 03, 2019*
*Dates are tentative and 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 5000
0422 268 6274
agriculture@amrita.edu
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Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Agricultural Sciences
Campuses: 
Coimbatore