Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agriculture – Agronomy

Master of Science (M.Sc.) Agriculture – Agronomy

Master of Science in Agriculture – Agronomy is a postgraduate programme devised to equip a footing and scientific knowledge of crop production via adequate field management. It incorporates an in-depth understanding of crop physiology, organic farming, weed science, water & nutrient management, and other related disciplines. Agronomy, or scientific agriculture, applies several soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production. Modern concepts in drought physiology, herbicides, crop production, and crop production, physiological aspect of crop yield, principles of physiology of crop plants, advanced irrigation agronomy, crop nutrition, advanced crop ecology, applied conservation agronomy, arid zone agronomy, agricultural research organizations, cropping and farming systems, and agro-meteorology are some of the subjects covered in this degree making DBUU one of the best Agronomy colleges in Dehradun. Students who complete the Pg degree in M.Sc in Agriculture- Agronomy will have several options in various areas.

At DBUU, one of the best M.Sc. agronomy colleges in India, the course of M.Sc. in Agriculture- Agronomy aims to provide instruction to qualified applicants on enhancing agricultural output and, as a result, food security and help society streamline more effective food production processes. By integrating research with in-depth training in Climatology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, and Plant Breeding, students are trained to apply such information to real-world settings where scientific concepts around agronomy are implemented.

Salient Features

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

2 Years

Graduation in courses like Horticulture, Forestry, or Agriculture from a recognized university. The student must also have a minimum of 50% marks in their graduation

Fee Structure

Course Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per semester) ₹ 30,000/-

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)

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)


PEO-1 1: To disseminate among students the information and the understanding for the long-term cultivation of food, fiber, and fodder crops
PEO-2 2: To make students equipped about understanding economic viability and how it applies to the agro-ecosystem
PEO-3 To help students apply knowledge of unexplored methods to improve agricultural production efficiency
PEO-4 4: To design and enhance the capacity to use new ways to improve the efficiency of infusion usage

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)


PSO-1 To utilize the specific knowledge of various allied agronomy sites to enhance field comprehension
PSO-2 Different Research types of land and methods to improve agronomy innovation
PSO-3 In-depth understanding of the issue to help farmers better their situation via their efforts
PSO-4 In-depth understanding of farming operations, soil, fertilizers, livestock insect pests, and economic situations
PSO-5 To conduct need-based and location-specific research for enhancing the production and productivity of major cropping systems on a sustainable basis

Program Grid Structure

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

With the commercialization of agriculture, there are a plethora of career opportunities for MSc Agronomy graduates in both government and private sectors. The various job profiles include:

  • Agricultural Analyst
  • Farming Consultant
  • Fundamental Analyst
  • Agronomy Officer
  • Subject Matter Specialist
  • Corporate Agronomist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Area Sales Manager
  • Green House Operations Manager
ADMISSION 2022
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Admission 2022-23