INDIAN AGRICULTURE SCENARIO
1.Agriculture refers to all those activities which are related to cultivation of land for the production of crops.
2.Agriculture is backbone of Indian economy and prosperity. It can legely stand for the prosperity of the Indian economy.
3.Agriculture in India has a siginificant history. Today, India ranks second worldwide in farm output.
4.The 11th five year plane (2007-2012) emphasizes that agriculture development is necessary for rapid economic development of the country.
5. Agriculture and allied sectors like forestry and fisgeries contribute 25 percent to India's GDP.
6.Agriculture is demographically the broadest economic sector and plays a significant role in the overall socio-economic fabric of India.
7.Agriculture is the largest provider of livelihood in rural India.
8.The Growth in agriculture production has been siginificant.
The Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, usually abbreviated as either B.Sc.(Agr.) or B.S.A. or B.Sc.(Ag.) or B.Sc. (Hons.) Ag. is the first undergraduate degree awarded by university faculty of agriculture and agricultural colleges.
Eligibility:10+2(PCB/PCM/PC Ag.) Duration: 4 Years
It is a course of study that usually provides a general knowledge base in plant and pest management, environmental science, food safety, education, and leadership. A master's degree in agricultural science can often be either a general survey of agricultural topics or be tailored to a student's particular interest.
Eligibility:B.Sc. (Ag) Duration: 2 Years
Agriculture Ph.D. Program Information. Students studying for a Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture take a scholarly approach to land, food, and animal production. These programs prepare students for a wide range of agricultural careers, particularly in teaching and research.
Eligibility:Post Graduation Duration: 3 Years