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MSc. (Ag.) Soil Science

   Department of Agriculture

Programme Level

Post Graduate

Duration

2 years

About the Programme

M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science is a two-year postgraduate programme that gives in depth knowledge about soil as a natural resource and it’s physical, chemical, biological, and fertility characteristics. The students will be able to create sustainable and manageable agricultural production strategies after studying the course.

Eligibility

B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture/ related degrees with minimum 60% marks for general and 55% for SC/ ST/ PH/ other reserved category candidates or equivalent CGPA

Fee Structure

Duration
2 Year
Tuition Fee (per annum)
50,000
Exam Fee (per annum)
15,000

Program Structure


Program Structure

Programme Objectives

01

Generate knowledge through training in cognitive, affective, and psychomotor, which are necessary for productive scholarly research in a selected area of Soil Science.


02

Undertake independent research in domain of soil science and present results in a coherent and comprehensive manner.


03

Possess interpersonal abilities, professionalism in their creative work, a sense of moral obligation, and a dedication to society on both local and global scale.


Programme Outcomes

01

Employ expertise to the resolution of soil related issues in agricultural production.


02

Have knowledge and aptitude for problem-solving and critical thinking.


03

Develop and use the most appropriate crop production methods, resources, and IT tools while being aware of their constraints for maintenance of soil health.


04

Assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues, as well as the resulting duties, in relation to the conservation of soil.


05

Recognize the effects of expert agricultural solutions in the context of society and the environment for soil conservation and reclamation.


06

Develop into tenacious individuals who challenge, practice, and use the knowledge gained to develop solutions to problems encountered in soil science domain.


07

Effectively perform on a personal level, as a team player or leader in any organization, and in multidisciplinary situations.


08

Incorporate moral principles to teaching and research in the various agricultural science fields.


Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

01

To strengthen soil and water resources.


02

To develop decision support system through modelling and GIS techniques.


03

To improve the effectiveness of macro and micronutrients using tools for soil and plant analyses.


04

To acquire the capacity to employ cutting-edge methods for enhancing soil effectiveness.


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B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture/ related degrees with minimum 60% marks for general and 55% for SC/ ST/ PH/ other reserved category candidates or equivalent CGPA