Ph.D. in
Agriculture (Agronomy)

Ph.D. Ph.D. - Agronomy

The Ph.D. in Agriculture (Agronomy) programme seeks to generate individuals with the analytical research abilities required to work in business, academia, and other service-related fields. The course helps agronomists build their skills and knowledge in agronomy by looking at the fundamentals of agronomy, beginning harvests, and soils. Students learn how to grow and use plants for fuel, food, fiber, and reclamation.

The course covers a variety of topics, such as agricultural chemistry, genetics, medicinal plants and aromatherapy, biochemistry, entomology, food science, public health, agricultural meteorology, and nematology. Graduates with a Ph.D in agriculture are in great demand across a variety of industries, including agriculture, food processing, fertilizer, manure, educational institutions, organic farming, and FMCG firms.

This program equips students with advanced research skills and practical knowledge in the field of agronomy. Graduates can pursue careers in academia, research institutions, government agencies, and private industries. With a focus on sustainable agriculture and environmental conservation, the program covers topics such as precision farming, crop management, soil health, biotechnology, and plant breeding. Students can also specialize in areas like agroecology, horticulture, plant physiology, and weed science. A Ph.D. in Agronomy degree opens up diverse career opportunities and contributes to the development of innovative solutions for global food security challenges.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of excellence
  • Aside from general coursework, students will be equipped with several certification courses
  • Project-based practical pedagogy to make the students comprehend the problems in the present world
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open-2024

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Fee Structure

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Program Objectives (PO's

PO-1 The capability to use science and math in agricultural applications.
PO-2 Having a thorough awareness of the principles connected to the subject and of current concerns.
PO-3 Being able to develop a product or component using all applicable standards and practical restrictions.
PO-4 Being capable of planning and carrying out tests as well as analysing and interpreting data.
PO-5 Possessing the knowledge, abilities, and current engineering tools required for agricultural procedures.
PO-6 Having the ability to solve difficulties and assist farmers.
PO-7 Possessing flexibility and adaptable thinking.
PO-8 Understanding professionally and ethically responsible behavior.
PO-9 Demonstrating cross-cultural competence through teamwork.
PO-10 A solid working grasp of English communication.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Applying knowledge of soil and crop management, crop cultivation, and crop improvement for long-term, organic agricultural development.
PSO-2 Utilizing the principles of agricultural science, engineering, and business to analyze, find, and create ethical solutions to challenging agricultural challenges.
PSO-3 Creating novel methods, items, and technologies to address the issues facing farming and agricultural practises.

Job Opportunities
The Course Might Lead To

One of the top career choices given by Indian students is agronomy. It offers a wide range of professional opportunities. After completing the PhD in agronomy programme, candidates may be hired for paid roles in both public and private organizations. The employment opportunities after PhD in Agronomy are mentioned below:

  • Lecturer
  • Agronomist
  • Agronomist
  • Associate Farm Manager
  • Agricultural Economist
Job Opportunities