M.Sc. (Agriculture)

Master of Science in Agriculture

Stream Agriculture
Course Type Master
Duration 2 Years

M.Sc. Agriculture or Master of Science in Agriculture is postgraduate Agriculture Science and Technology course. Agriculture is the cultivation of plants, fungi along with rearing animals and other life forms for food, fibre, and other products used to sustain life. The duration of M.Sc. in Agriculture is mostly of two academic years but it varies from institute to institute. Generally, the minimum time to complete the course is two years. And the course is available in full time and may be provided on part time basis by certain institutes. After completion the course, candidates can find wide spread career scopes in agriculture and its many allied sectors.

Some Specializations in M.Sc. Agriculture

Agri. Botany

Agri. Bio-Technology

Agri. Chemistry

Agri. Economics

Agri. Extension

Agri. Engineering

Agri. Meteorology

Agri. Statistics and Agri. Zoology

Agri. Entomology


Extension Education


Social Forestry

Farming System Management

Horticulture Mycology

Micro Biology


Plant Physiology

Ecology Plant Pathology

Plant Protection

Sugar Cane Technology

Seed Technology

Soil Science and Soil Conservation


Tea Husbandry

Water Conservation

M.Sc. Agriculture Syllabus

Syllabus of Agriculture as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study




Agriculture Botany (Plant Physiology, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Seed Technology)


Agriculture Economics


Extension Education


Animal Husbandry


Dairy Science


Agriculture. Entomology

The candidates should complete their B.Sc. in Agriculture degree under any registered University in the following subjects like B.Sc. (Agri.), B.Sc. (ABM), B.Sc. (Agri. Bio-Tech.), B.Sc. (Horti.), B.Sc. (Forestry) and B.Sc. (Hons.) in Science stream.

Entrance Exam - Master of Science in Agriculture
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
GATE PG 1st February 2020

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