Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Agriculture

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Agriculture

Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University offers a degree of Ph.D. in Agriculture for students interested in conducting research in the field. The programme offers advanced studies in plants, animals, and farming, with a strong emphasis on new research and development. This curriculum comprises research and culminates in the presentation of a dissertation to a committee of academics. Ph.D. in Agriculture will come to a conclusion once the committee has given its approval and accepted the dissertation. The Ph.D. in Agriculture is aimed to provide specialisation in a variety of agricultural research and training to qualified applicants. Animal husbandry, agricultural biotechnology, and sustainable farming are only a few examples of possible specializations.

Ph.D. in Agriculture students who want to continue their studies in the field can work as research fellows or academic scholars in universities or research organizations. Through extensive study of general subjects like plants, animals, and farming, the Ph.D. in Agriculture aims to develop students' competent business acumen, allowing them to specialise in a chosen area afterward. Intensive study is required, culminating in the completion of a research-based dissertation. One of the course's main goals is to equip students for both improving crop yields and doing advanced research in the field. The curriculum of the course combines academic and practical aspects of the study.

Salient Features

  • 17+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • 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
  • 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

Duration & Eligibility

Fee Structure

Course Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per semester)

One Time Fee Structure

Application Fees ₹ 1,200 (Non-Refundable)
Admission Fees ₹ 5,000 (Non-Refundable)
Caution Money ₹ 1,500 (Refundable)
University Enrolment Fees ₹ 2,000 (Non-Refundable)

Program Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 Researchers will gain insightful information on agricultural principles that will be useful in agricultural applications
PEO-2 Researchers will gain knowledge of current technological trends and solve problems in industry and agriculture
PEO-3 Researchers will have hands-on experience and interpersonal abilities to operate in both local and international settings
PEO-4 Researchers will be creative professionals who understand their ethical responsibilities and are committed to society

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Real-world application: To comprehend, analyze, design, and produce creative products that address real-world challenges
PSO-2 Multidisciplinary areas: Collaborate on multidisciplinary areas to produce high-quality initiatives
PSO-3 Innovative ideas and approaches based on research: To tackle industrial and societal problems, contemporary approaches, superior Agrometeorological methods, scientific and organic fundamentals are necessary
PSO-4 Demonstrate research-based knowledge of the legal and ethical environment that affects farm organizations, as well as an awareness and respect of the ethical consequences of decisions. In keeping with strong intellectual integrity (ethics and morals), both in the profession and in society at large. Develop skills for working in government, the public sector, and the commercial sector

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

Agricultural Sectors, Food Processing Industries, Fertilizer Companies, and other industries that provide PhD Agriculture jobs are some of the most popular. Some of the professionals go on to build their own farms, where they may put their studies to the test.

  • Farm manager
  • Research associate
  • Agriculture Officer
  • Production Manager
  • Lecturer
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Admission 2022-23