List of Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture

TAGS: List of Subjects in M. Sc. Ag. (Master of Science in Agriculture). List of Subjects M. Sc. Ag. 2020. Major Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture. Minor Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture.

Summary: List of Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture

  • This list of subjects in M. Sc. Ag. is according to state and central agriculture universities.
  • Students who have completed B. Sc. from agriculture and horticulture, are eligible for CET or Common Entrance Test.
  • Common Entrance Test is a Multiple Choice Written Exam with Agriculture Multiple Choice Questions and Answers.
  • Students who have cleared CET, are eligible to attained counselling for PG.
  • Seats of M. Sc. Ag. are alloted among the qualified students according to their CET rank.
  • M. Sc. Ag. is a 2-year degree program.
  • It is semester based.
  • It is compulsory to be passed in each subjects to clear PG in agriculture- horticulture, soil science, entomology, agronomy etc. or horticulture- floriculture, vegetable science or in fruit science. .

In this post we are giving detail information about the Subject in M. Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture. We will know which subject is best or not and why is it good or not.

INDEX

S. NO. TOPICS
1. Introduction.
2. List of Subjects in B. Sc. Agriculture.

1. Introduction: Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture

(Here is the complete list of subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture)

Before starting………………………………………..

……………….M. Sc. Agriculture is an Postgraduate Degree Program of more than 10 subjects (major, minor).

We can divide these subjects in the following categories:

  1. Major subjects in B. Sc. Agriculture.
  2. Minor Subjects in B. Sc. Agriculture.

Definition of major subjects

Major subject is the basic subject in PG. This is the subject on which student has to conduct thesis work in his final year in PG.

Definition of minor subjects

Minor subjects are supporting subject for major subject. A major subject can be a minor subject and a minor subject can be a major subject.

Example 01

A‘ took Agronomy as his major subject and Soil Science as minor subject.

Example 02

B‘ took Soil Science as his major subject and Agronomy as minor subject.

In these example (example 01 and 02) one subject is both the major and minor subject at the same time.

2. List of Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture

  • Agronomy.
  • Horticulture.
  • Soil Science.
  • Entomology.
  • Plant Breeding.
  • Plant Molecular Bio-Technology.
  • Plant Pathology.
  • Agriculture Economics.
  • Agriculture Extension.
  • Agroforestry.
  • Meteorology.

2.1 AGRONOMY

Agronomy is a very important subject in agriculture. It is the science of study of cultivation and management practice of field crops. Practical and research works are more important than theory in agronomy. History of initial agriculture is studied under agronomy. Students doing research work in agronomy are known as agronomist.

It helps a lot in preparation of various agriculture entrance examinations. The subject is compulsory from 1st to 4th year in a B. Sc. Ag. degree program. Topics included in agronomy areas follows:

Weed and weed management.

Fertilizer management.

Crop production.Crop protection

Why Choose Agronomy?

Consider following points:

  • It is one of the major subject in M. Sc. Agriculture.
  • Most preferred subject by the students.
  • Job opportunities- SADO, Subject Matter Specialist.

2.2 HORTICULTURE

Horticulture can be decided into three major parts:

  • Floriculture.
  • Olericulture.
  • Pomology.

2.2.1 Floriculture: Why choose floriculture?

+ Points:

  • Less competition.
  • Comparatively easier than other subjects like plant breeding, statistics etc.
  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP.

– Points

  • Less number of posts like Ap and SMS.

2.2.2 Olericulture: Why choose olericulture?

  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, ADH, SHDO etc.
  • Number of post is more as compare to floriculture.

2.2.3 Pomology: Why choose pomology?

  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, ADH, SHDO etc.
  • Number of post is more as compare to floriculture.

2.3 Soil Science

  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, ADH, SHDO etc.

2.4 Entomology

  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, SADO etc.

2.5 Plant Breeding

  • Major subject in agriculture.
  • Mosley preferred by toppers in CET.
  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, ADA, SADO etc.

2.6 Plant Pathology

  • Job opportunities- SMS, AP, ADA, SADO etc.

2.7 Agroforestry

  • Less competition.
  • Job opportunities- IFS, AP, SADO etc.

2.8 Plant Molecular Bio-technology

  • Job opportunities- AP, ADA, SADO etc.

2.9 Plant Physiology

  • Considered as minor subject.
  • Job opportunities- AP, ADA, SADO etc.

2.10 Meteorology

  • Job opportunities- AP, ADA, SADO etc.
  • Low CET rank.

2.11 Agriculture Economics

  • Job opportunities- AP, ADA, SADO etc.
  • It is equal to MBA.

2.12 Agriculture Extension

  • Job opportunities- AP, ADA, SADO etc.

Top Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture

  1. Agronomy.
  2. Plant breeding.
  3. Entomology.
  4. Vegetable Science.
  5. Pomology

Minor Subjects in M. Sc. Agriculture/Horticulture

  • Floriculture.
  • Plant physiology.
  • Meteorology.
  • Agroforestry.
  • Microbiology.
  • Extension.
  • Agriculture Economics.

-By Dr. Y. Sidar (Entomology)




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