B. Sc. in Agriculture

Assam Agricultural University
In Jorhat

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  • Bachelor
  • Jorhat
  • Duration:
    4 Years
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Jorhat
Jorhat, Assam, India
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The Faculty of Agriculture is the teaching wing of the University in agricultural sciences. The Dean is the administrative head of the Faculty. The Heads of the Departments (HODs), the Associate Dean of the Biswanath College of Agriculture and the Administrative Officers are responsible to the Dean. In the Departments, the HOD is the administrative head under whose control the Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors and other supporting staffs work.

The curriculum of the faculty has undergoing periodic changes incorporating the development in science and technology. The age-old syllabi were reviewed and revised for new and emerging areas in agricultural sciences. As per the latest recommendations of 3rd Dean's committee of the ICAR, the faculty of Agriculture, A.A.U. has introduced the new curriculum for B.Sc.(Agri.) degree programme from August, 1998.

The main distinctive feature of the new course curriculum is a uniform pattern of courses in all India level with 120 credit hours. Subjects like Biotechnology and Computer Science have been introduced as core courses. All other subjects have been thoroughly revised. Another 20 credits earmarked for the Rural Agricultural Work Experience Programme (RAWEP) for one semester and 20 additional credits have been earmarked for job oriented and for courses on regional needs. In 1996, the first batch of students had undergone training in RAWEP.

Apart from merit scholarships to the brilliant students several other scholarships are being awarded which were sponsored by individuals or organizations.


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