M.Sc. Agriculture (Soil Science/Veg. Science)*

Introduction of Msc Agriculture Soil Science & Veg Science

Soil scientists are concerned with how the composition of soil impacts plant growth and how various types of soils respond to things such as fertilizers, tillage practices, and crop rotation. Farmers then use this information to maximize land usage and promote plant growth. soil scientists often work in ecology - related jobs to ensure environmental quality and effective land use. They are also employed in the construction industry, where they work with architects, construction companies, and landscape designers to address soil related problems such as drainage and erosion.
The recruitment to these posts is made through ARS / NET examination is conducted for Scientist post and lectureship. Presently first time ASRB has change the ARS / NET exam criteria. Now ASRB will conduct ARS / NET (Preliminary and Main) examination. Only those candidates who qualify the preliminary examination will be called for Main examination. Candidate for ARS interview will be selected on the basis of performance in main examination. Also ICAR has better option for agricultural graduates, postgraduates and for doctorate degree holders. Recruitment to these posts is made on the basis of an examination conducted by public service commission / concerned department. You can also apply for the post of a Research Scientist in organizations in the private sector. There, your services may also be utilized in the laboratories in private labs.

  • Duration:2 Years (4 Semesters)

Eligibility for MSc Agriculture Veg Science & Soil Science

Candidate should have passed the Four years Bachelor's degree [B.Sc. (Agriculture)/ B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons.)] with at least 50% marks in the aggregate for General category candidates and 45% marks for SC/ST/PH category candidates from this University or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto.