M.Sc. (Agriculture) Agronomy

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Program Code 10795

Course Overview

  • Campus
  • Noida
  • Institute
  • Amity Institute of Organic Agriculture
  • University
  • Amity University Uttar Pradesh
  • Program Code
  • 10795
  • Eligibility
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture / Horticulture / Forestry (min 50%)

  • Duration
  • 2 years
  • 1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.40
  • 1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs)
  • 0.60
 
  • Fee Structure
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Program Learning Outcomes
1st Year Non Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.40
1st Year Sponsored Semester Fee (Rs. in Lacs) : 0.60
  • Students shall be able to Demonstrate fundamental knowledge and skills of Agronomical practices
  • Students shall be able to Integrate basic theory, practicum & teaching practice, in making effective decisions by understanding the relationship of agricultural issues with global environment
  • Students shall be able to Construct effective educational understanding of agricultural sector education with utilization of latest Information Technology
  • Students shall be able to Classify when and how to use appropriate teaching skills & techniques in the field of agriculture sciences.
  • Students shall be able to Demonstrate useful communication and behavioral skills in agriculture sciences.
  • Students shall be able to Demonstrate effective teaching & practical skills while participating and contributing to the farming community and crop production practices
  • Students shall be able to Develop positive problem solving approach and leadership in the field of agriculture sciences
  • Students shall be able to Act ethically and responsibly as an individual/ team member/ leader in diverse teams.
  • Students shall be able to Critically evaluate and reflect learning and development throughout their career in agriculture sciences.
  • To prepare students to become experts in professional fields related to agriculture.
  • To prepare students to become outstanding educators or practitioners in agricultural disciplines
  • To prepare students to become outstanding leaders and team players in collaborative and interdisciplinary application of their expertise to address local, regional, national and/or global problems associated with agriculture.
  • To provide students with an experiential-based research opportunity designed to translate content provided in coursework to reality.
  • To both enhance the visibility and impact of graduate programs in agricultural sciences and provide students with a pathway for manifesting their career objectives.
  • Able to acquire basic knowledge of concepts of agriculture and more specifically agronomy at local, national and international levels. Utilisation of these acquired skills for the betterment of the farmers and community as at large.
  • Able to evaluate critical and intricate agricultural related issues by using quantitative and qualitative research techniques and evolve effective solutions
  • Able to design effective ICT solutions for farming community and also able to diffuse knowledge of advancements to farmers and researchers.
  • Able to formulate solutions to field and scientific problems in crop production and cropping systems.
  • Develop and Design effective extension methods and materials targeted predominantly for easy comprehension and applicability by the farming community.
  • Demonstrate ability for self directed learning, time management and dedication to serve the community by working effectively individually as well as in teams. Display initiative, honesty, integrity and diligence by empathizing with farmers.
  • Evaluate impact of globalization and liberalisation on the agriculture sector and farmers in particular. Ability to understand technological advancements and implications and applying them for developing adaptability and managing diversity in global complex situations.
  • Analyze the role and impact of agriculture in society and the international community Learn to appreciate diversity and equality, demonstrate ethical and professional behaviours in all situations.
  • Able to be entrepreneurial, industrious and be able to recognize opportunities; turn them into ideas for enterprises. One shall have business acumen and display basic business skills. Able to identify, plan, develop & execute opportunities within the disciplines of Agricultural Domain.
  • Relate the value of linkages and networks with their importance in self reliance and research. Linking learning to real world problems to stimulate professionalism in research.
  • Able to acquire basic knowledge of concepts of agriculture and more specifically agronomy at local, national and international levels. Utilisation of these acquired skills for the betterment of the farmers and community as at large.
  • To be able to develop related to Agriculture
  • Able to evaluate critical and intricate agricultural related issues by using quantitative and qualitative research techniques and evolve effective solutions
  • Able to design effective ICT solutions for farming community and also able to diffuse knowledge of advancements to farmers and researchers.
  • Able to formulate solutions to field and scientific problems in crop production and cropping systems.
  • Develop and Design effective extension methods and materials targeted predominantly for easy comprehension and applicability by the farming community.
  • To cope with today's markets and economy pressure, innovations and creativity
  • To be able to make decisions in a very dynamic environment with several competing short- and long-term objectives in mind.
  • Demonstrate ability for self directed learning, time management and dedication to serve the community by working effectively individually as well as in teams. Display initiative, honesty, integrity and diligence by empathizing with farmers.
  • Evaluate impact of globalization and liberalisation on the agriculture sector and farmers in particular. Ability to understand technological advancements and implications and applying them for developing adaptability and managing diversity in global complex situations.
  • Analyze the role and impact of agriculture in society and the international community Learn to appreciate diversity and equality, demonstrate ethical and professional behaviours in all situations.
  • To be able to analyze social and economic conditions of farmers and Agriprenuers
  • Able to be entrepreneurial, industrious and be able to recognize opportunities; turn them into ideas for enterprises. One shall have business acumen and display basic business skills. Able to identify, plan, develop & execute opportunities within the disciplines of Agricultural Domain.
  • Relate the value of linkages and networks with their importance in self reliance and research. Linking learning to real world problems to stimulate professionalism in research.
  • To be able to think about environmental sustainability and to conserve natural resources and protect global ecosystems to support health & wellbeing.

Course Structure

  • 1st Year
  • 2nd Year

Semester 1

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Modern Concepts in Crop Production (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Principles and Practices of Water Management (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Kharif Season Crops (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Principles and Practices of Weed Management (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Advances in Soil Microbiology (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View
Agricultural Statistics and Field Experimentation (PG) Core Courses 0 0 0 0 0.00 View

Semester 2

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Crop Ecology & Agrometeorology (PG) Core Courses 2 0 2 0 3.00 View
Advances in Soil Fertility Management (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Rabi Season Crops (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Integrated Farming System Management (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Crop & Seed Physiology (PG) Core Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Cereal Crops (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 2 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Commercial Crops (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Pulses & Oilseed Crops (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View

Semester 3

Course Title Course Type Credit L T PS SW Total Credits Syllabus
Seed Production & Legislation (PG) Core Courses 2 1 0 0 3.00 View
Physiology and Biochemistry of Herbicide Action (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Research Methodology and Scientific Writing (PG) Core Courses 3 0 0 0 3.00 View
Agronomy of Vegetable & Spices (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Medicinal and Aromatic Crops (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Agronomy of Fodder & Pasture Crops (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 0 2 0 4.00 View
Systems Research & Crop Modeling (PG) Specialisation Elective Courses 3 1 0 0 4.00 View
Term Paper (PG) Non Teaching Credit Courses 0 0 0 0 3.00 View