M.Sc (Agri) (Extension)

Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
In Akola

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  • Master
  • Akola
  • Duration:
    2 Years
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Akola
Krishi Nagar, 444104, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

M.Sc (Agri)(Extension)

The Department of Extension Education Dr.PDKV, Akola was established in the year 1969. The Department is mainly involved in Teaching, Research and Extension Education. It offers technical and logistic support for the Agriculture and allied extension activities conducted at the University level. Department offers course for specialization in information and communication technology, extension management and rural sociology.

Department is imparting education at both the Post Graduate and Doctorate degree levels.
Department offers courses for specialization in information and communication Technology, Extension Management and Rural Sociology under which different courses are offered and also the research projects are conducted in partial fulfillment for award of M.Sc.(Agri.) and Ph. D. (Agri.) degrees.
The postgraduate education leading to M.Sc. (Agri.) and Ph.D. degree is offered at Department of Extension Education, Akola, Agriculture College, Nagpur and Agriculture College, Amravati offers M.Sc. (Agri.) degree programme. The total intake capacity for Post Graduate students (M.Sc. and Ph.D.) is as under.

The Department has well furnished staff rooms, well equipped classrooms and seminar hall with Computer (Internet), LCD projector, OHP, Digital video cameras, Public address system, Television set etc., which are frequently used by the students and faculty.

The Department has a well-equipped laboratory and also the newly established interactive classroom system.

Major Courses : 8 Credits
1
EXT 501* Development Perspectives of Extension Education
1+1
2
EXT 503* Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations
2+1
3
EXT 504* Research Methods in Behavioral Sciences
2+1
Minor Courses : 6 Credits
4
AG ECON 505 Agricultural Marketing & Price Analysis
2+1
5
AGRON -505 Agro Meteorology & Crop Weather Forecasting
2+1
Supporting Courses : 3 Credits
6
STAT-511 Statistical Methods for Applied Sciences
2+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
7
PGS 501 Library and Information Services
0+1
8
PGS 504 Basic Concepts in Laboratory Techniques
0+1
Semester- II (16 Credits)
Major Courses : 9 Credits
1
EXT 502* Communication and Information Management
2+1
2
EXT 505* E-Extension
2+1
3
EXT 507* Human Resource Development
2+1
Minor Courses : 4 Credits
4
AG.ECON- 503 Evolution of Economic Thought
1+0
5
AG.ECON- 509 Agricultural Finance and Project Management
2+1
Supporting Courses : 3 Credits
6
AG.STAT-531 Data-Analysis Using Statistical Packages
2+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
3
PGS 502 Technical Writing and Communication skills
0+1
4
PGS 503 Intellectual Property & its Management in Agriculture
1+0
Semester- III (03 Credits)
Major Courses : 3 Credits
1
Ext 506* Entrepreneurship Development and Management in Extensiony
2+1
Non Credit Compulsory Courses : 2 Credits
4
PGS 505 Agricultural research ethics and rural development programmes
1+0
5
PGS 506 DisDisaster Managementaster Management
1+0
Semester- IV (01 Credits)
Major Courses : 1 Credits
1
EXT 591 Master's Seminar


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