Delve Into The Wider Aspect Of Agriculture And Farming With B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture
Agriculture is the fundamental source of national prosperity. This stream of education has observed a tremendous growth in the economy over the past two decades. The innovations and latest techniques defining the modern methods of cultivation and harvesting has brought a revolution in this segment. Amritsar Group of Colleges is one of the best colleges in India providing quality education to its students. The Department of Agriculture is one of the most progressive departments at AGC. With ever learning approach towards the field, the department has grown into one of the biggest department of the college. Cultivating fine skill set in our students to become agripreneurs, the department has excellent infrastructure and exhibit various laboratories including the Bio-chemistry, Micro-Biology, Biology, Soil-Science and Student farm. At the student farm we have implement unit, vermin compost unit, floriculture and landscape garden and agronomy field where students do all the activities by themselves with the help of field staff to unearth agronomical aspects, raise food crops with modern techniques.
The bachelor’s degree in B.Sc. (Honours) Agriculture is being offered by the Top Colleges in Punjab and Amritsar Group of Colleges, is one of the Best Agriculture College in Punjab; is providing a bachelor degree in Agriculture with practical and academic knowledge regarding the agricultural sciences & also the techniques used in modern farming.
A Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture comprises of 4 academic years divided into 8 semesters.
All those candidates who have passed the 10+2 Science Stream (Non-Medical and Medical) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics from a recognized University/ Board/ Council are eligible for admission in B.Sc. Agriculture Course.
Amritsar Group of Colleges (AGC) possesses its own Scholarship cum Entrance Exam i.e. AGC NEST to initiate its admission process. Through this test, the students get an opportunity to earn up to 1.5 Lac off on the total academic fee.
- Agronomy/Seed Technology Lab.
- Horticulture Lab.
- Tissue Culture and Genetics/Microbiology Lab.
- Biology Lab.
- Entomology Lab.
- Plant Pathology Lab.
- Soil Science Lab.
- Biochemistry Lab.
The course aims to teach students agriculture thoroughly with technical as well as practical aspects. Agriculture is a highly opportunistic area which can reap very good benefits if there is a right mixture of knowledge and experience. Our trained students are job ready for the agriculture department in capacity of Agriculture Development Officer, Horticulture Development Officer, Soil Conservation Officer, Junior Engineer in PWD, Block Technical Manager, Farm Manager at University Level, Agriculture Officer in nationalized banks, Food Inspector, Seed Certification Officer, Seed Production Officer in Seed Companies.
AGC Agro Farm
There is an Organic Agro Farm covering almost 7 acres of land, which enables students to get practicality of what has been taught intheir academics. Few highlights of eye-catching areas of these units are as discussed below:
- Ornamental Unit
- Medicinal Herbal Garden
- Organic Unit
- Polyhouse Unit
- Vermi Composting
- Fruit Nursery
- Soil Nursery
- Soil Testing
- Aqua Farming
The Department takes initiative for the overall development of students for participating in different co-curriculum activities to develop self-confidence which helps them to face the competitive world.
AGC has set a benchmark in providing the highest package in campus placement in Northern Punjab in the various fields.