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Department of Agriculture (Affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University)

The Department of Agriculture offers B.Sc. Agriculture (4 years professional and regular degree program) which is affiliated to Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University (NAAC ‘A’ Grade Central University). RIT School of Agriculture has tied up with "Better Drones" to inculcate students on the latest technology: AI based Agriculture . Well qualified professors with best pedagogy have made the school of Agriculture and Higher Education at Himalayan College, a preferred destination of the students of the country.

Agriculture Discipline is among Uttarakhand's Best Agriculture colleges. It lays thrust on carrying out research in agricultural and allied fields. The university has well equipped laboratories, library, lecture rooms and excellent farm facility to conduct agricultural experiments. Students learn about latest advancements in the field of agriculture, disease resistance, fertilizers and, insecticides with extensive fieldwork and field trips preparing them for the evergreen field of agriculture.

Roorkee Institute of Technology (RIT) and Himalayan College (HC) operate in unison under Himalayan Charitable Trust. School of Agriculture has collaborated with Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR) – ICAR, Lucknow for research in Agriculture.

After completion of program a student can opt for serving in different areas of biotechnology, microbiology and biochemistry industries as well as in healthcare industries through campus placement. RIT School of Agriculture boasts of well equipped laboratories and impart education on Plant protection, Crop Improvement, Post Harvest Management, Microbial Technology and Soil Analysis Laboratory.

B.Sc. Agriculture: Career Prospects

B.Sc. Agriculture involves the study of agricultural sciences and use of modern scientific equipments and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil sciences, water resource management, animal and poultry management and basics of biotechnology etc. Graduates of B.Sc. Agriculture have opportunities both in public and private sectors. Economists point out that agriculture is four times more effective in reducing poverty than any other sectors. It can even be a gold mine for young entrepreneurs. B.Sc. Agriculture graduates can be appointed as:

  • Agriculture Officer(Agronomists)
  • Agriculture Research Scientist
  • Development officers
  • Agriculture Technician
  • Plantation Manager
  • Business Development Executive.

Following are some government sectors which have job opportunities for B.Sc. Agriculture graduates:

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Food Corporation of India
  • National Dairy Development Board
  • Agricultural finance corporations
  • National Seeds Corporation Limited
  • North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation

Following are the private sectors which offer jobs to agriculture graduates:

  • Agro industries
  • Agriculture Marketing
  • Financial sector with focus on agriculture
  • Micro-finance institutions
  • Fertilizer companies
  • Agri-biotech organizations

Core Competencies

  • Sustainable Agriculture Practice
  • Farm Management
  • AI Based Agriculture
  • Hydroponics – Soilless Agriculture
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Drone Based Agriculture
  • Soil & Water Conservation
  • Irrigation Management
  • Zero Tillage Farming
  • Genetically Modified Crops
  • Post Harvest Technologies
  • Hydroponic Farming

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Department Information

Department of Agriculture (Affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University)

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Head of Department

RIT faculty
Dr. Dinesh Kumar
Ph.D. Horticulture, M.Sc. Pomology (ICAR-JRF), B.Sc. Agriculture

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20 Feb

Educational Tour GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology

8:00 am – 5:00 pmEducational Tour GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology