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About Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

The Faculty of Agriculture Sciences of Mandsaur University provide a graduation and post graduation program where you will get a hand on experience on scientific education with practical work in the lab and fields. This department has improved the life of our future agriculturalist by creating innovative solutions for agriculture, food, community and environment.

The objective of the B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture program is to educate future agriculturalist, who has general knowledge and skills in agricultural production, process, and farming based on agricultural, natural, technical and economic sciences in diverse areas of modern agriculture.

Innovative programmes

Some of the innovative programmes in B. Sc.(Hons). Ag curriculum activities are based on practical orientated programs like Practical Crop Production (PCP) and Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE).

Rural Agricultural Work Experience (RAWE)

In RAWE students are exposed to real life of rural settings. Its aim is to develop a sense of awareness among the students about the problems of farmers and rural people to inculcate professional attitude in facing real-life problems. Major components are industrial attachment, field visits, village attachment and plant clinic. In the industrial attachment, students get attached to an industry and gain work experience over there. In village attachment, students get attached to a village where they work with farmers. They also help farmers in various operations. Field visits are organized to progressive farms, Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Horticulture Centers and IPM Laboratory, etc. In the plant clinic, students undergo rigorous training. They diagnose the various problems of soils and plants related to production and give solutions or suggestions to farmers.

Practical Crop Production (PCP)

It is an integral part of the course curriculum for B.Sc.(Hons) Ag. Degree. In this land is provided to a group of students. They have to cultivate it themselves. They not only earn during PCP by selling their produce but also bear the risks associated with crop production.

Laboratory Facilities

The University has well equipped laboratories where students do experiments and get practical knowledge. There laboratories are functioning in different subjects.

Computer Cell

It has a large number of computers with internet facility. The students can use these computers for their work at any hour of the day.

Students Placement Cell

This cell helps the students by providing of counseling and getting them good placement. The eligible students join MNC every year through campus interviews.  Our most of the students got placed in various companies like Gramophone Transforming Agriculture, Sangra Agro Private Limited, Monsanto.etc

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Dr. Sanjay Singh (HOD)1

HOD's Message

The Science of Agriculture is a comprehensive science which covers a wide range of fields, from basic to applied, with the aim of contributing to human survival and life, from including the analysis of biological functions, the production of foods and foods that make effective use of those functions, the conservation of the natural environment, and the maintenance of our living environment, including local communities. In other words, modern agriculture is not only an industry but also a practical study that supports our lives.

Mandsaur University (MU) adhered the quality standards of education by providing our students with a practical education that prepares them for careers in a growing job market. There is an increasing demand for graduates with degrees in agriculture and related fields and MU is here to meet that demand. We offer a diverse range of academic degree programs and students benefit from our faculty members’ expertise in teaching, research and extension.

It is our sincere efforts that students not only become a good technocrat and professional but also a good human with strong values and ethics. This is ensured through frequent co- curricular and extracurricular activities including sports and cultural activities.

Our country is facing many unique challenges and it is the mission of our Faculty of Agriculture Sciences of Mandsaur University to find solutions for feeding our country, protecting human and environmental health, stewarding our agricultural resources and enriching the lives of youth and families. We have a clear vision for the future and are prepared to meet the needs of our changing world.

Dr. Sanjay Singh

PhD (Agriculture Biotechnology)

Courses

B. Sc (Hons)
M. Sc. Ag.  (Agronomy)
M. Sc. Ag.  (Genetics and Plant Breeding)

Program outcome

Why Study Agriculture Sciences

Ag Field

Agriculture Field Officer in Nationalized Bank

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Technical Assistant and Project assistant in Agricultural Research Station

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Quality Control Officer in State/Central Warehouse Corporation

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Junior and Senior trainee in National Seed Corporation

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Trainee National Fertilizer limited

Duration: 4/2 years (Semester System)

AFFILIATION

Constituent College of MU

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

10+12 Science stream students with physics, chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics/ Botany subjects, and 10+2 Agriculture stream students, who have passed their board examination from a recognized board, are eligible to pursue this course. Minimum marks criteria exists, which varies from one University to another. Generally, it is between 50% marks in PCB/PCM/Agriculture subjects.

MODE OF ADMISSION

For admissions please visit our portal to register/login yourself and proceed ahead with your admission application.

laboratories

Agronomy Lab

Agronomy /Seed Technology and Farm Power and Machinery Lab

These laboratories are an essential organization in seed quality control programs and seed authentication. The final cause is to provide information about the quality of the seed to the producer, consumer, and seed industry.

Horticultuture and Food Processing Lab

Horticulture Lab and Food Processing Lab

The Horticulture Lab traverses the worth chain of leafy foods creation, from seed frameworks to postharvest practices and showcasing. Improving occupations — through higher benefits and expanded supplement rich weight control plans.

entomology lab

Entomology Lab

In the Agriculture Department at MU, the entomology laboratory is highly-equipped for research on the methodical ecology of insects and bio-control of insects or pests. In this laboratory, the students work on various projects stipulated to them.

Genetics and Microbiology Lab

Genetics and Microbiology Lab

A Tissue Culture Laboratory is where little plants are developed in an atmosphere compartment/chamber or development chamber for exploration, increase or propagation. It incorporates cutting rooms, media rooms, and development chambers. What’s more, a Microbiology Lab is where little living beings (called microorganisms) are examined and developed.

PATHOLOGY LAB

Plant Pathology Laboratory

The Plant Pathology Laboratory is equipped to attain and preserve the plant material in segregation for the identification and diagnosis of the diseases in the vegetables and fruit crops, caused by viruses, fungi, bacteria, insects, nematodes, and mites included in quarantine and non-quarantine lists.

Soil Science Lab

Soil Science Lab

It has well-equipped undergraduate laboratory and an Instrument room with state of the art instrument to conduct research on soil fertility, soil resource inventory, problem soil management, etc.

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