M.Sc.- Plant Pathology

M.Sc.- Plant Pathology

Master's Degree in Plant Pathology is a two-year programme designed to provide students with a scientific understanding as well as broad knowledge of plant condition management and diagnosis techniques. M.Sc. in Plant Pathology also provides knowledge in mushroom cultivation and biological control for new businesses. Aspirants will comprehend and analyze current concerns and occurrences in agriculture, as well as how they affect their future careers in agriculture. Candidates will be able to examine and recognize input-output relationships in the field of agriculture in order to reach lucrative and effective conclusions.

M.Sc. in Plant Pathology teaches applicants how to recognize the many manifestations of diverging disease management, treatment, and plant diseases via the use of chemicals. Students with a Master's Degree in Plant Pathology are constantly in demand in private, semi-government, and government organizations. Aspirants with a M.Sc. in Plant Pathology would be able to obtain high- paying positions as Scientists at the Department of Plant Protection.

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 Instil knowledge and abilities in recognizing the negative effects of plant diseases on crops
PEO-2 The ability to comprehend the host-pathogen interaction in terms of plant disease
PEO-3 Provide information to react to the demands of integrated disease management consistently and systematically
PEO-4 Come up with new ways to improve the efficiency of input utilization

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)


PSO-1 Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of key facts, concepts, principles, and theories in subject areas
PSO-2 Technical papers, project reports, design documentation, and seminar presentations require communicating effectively in both oral and written environments
PSO-3 Developing the capacity to recognize, examine, comprehend, and evaluate complex problems relating to plant disease management, as well as to create and implement effective solutions and strategies
PSO-4 Using cross-functional information and research tools, assess analytical and scientific decision-making
PSO-5  Instil the importance of research in developing and maintaining state-of-the-art knowledge in diverse agricultural technologies. Acquire the ability to build, create, and change systems to satisfy desired goals while remaining within reasonable restrictions
PSO-6 Apply ethical concepts, adhere to professional obligations and norms in scientific activity, and learn about intellectual property rights, standards, and legislation in agricultural and related industries

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

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

  • Agrochemical companies
  • Agricultural firm
  • Agricultural consulting companies.
  • Agricultural Research Service.
  • Botanical gardens.
  • Biological control companies.
  • Biotechnology firms.
  • Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service.
ADMISSION 2022
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Admission 2022-23