Department Of Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture was established in Year 2012. B.Sc. Agriculture is a 4-year degree course, divided into eight Semesters. Its aim is to fully equip the students with knowledge and skills in various facets of agriculture and its related specializations. Well-equipped agriculture experiential learning farm unit of the college help produce job providing, rather than job seeking, graduates. The department imparts quality education, generates students agricultural experiments output and reaches out to the peasantry through a B.Sc. (Four Year Course) Agriculture syllabi based subjects (Agronomy, Entomology, Extension Education, Floriculture & Landscaping, Food Science & Technology, Forestry , Fruit Science, Plant Breeding & Genetics, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, Vegetable Sciences, Biotechnology & Agricultural Meteorology) and multidisciplinary subjects (Punjabi, English, Economics, Sociology,  Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Sciences , Biochemistry and Microbiology). The department strives to achieve its mission to prepare students for successful careers and lifetime of informed choices in the global agriculture and natural resource system through its team highly competent and well-qualified agricultural and multidisciplinary faculty members along with departmental infrastructure.

  • Our objective is to train the students in such a way to help the farming community with the aim to boost the Agriculture growth in an Eco- friendly environment.
  • Our motto is to train future agriculture graduates to develop their personality and pave a way for successful career

 

  DEPARTMENTAL  OUTCOMES

  • Knowledge Enhancement: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of essential facts, concepts, principles and theories relating to Soil Science, Agronomy, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology and other such areas of agriculture.
  • Professional Enhancement: Understanding the value and processes of life-long learning and professional development.
  • Entrepreneurship Skills: Understanding the processes of setting up and managing viable business ventures.
  • Extension& Communication Skills: Developing appropriate communication skills for effective transfer of knowledge and technologies through extension programs.
  • Team Work: Play effective roles in multidisciplinary teams.
  • Educational Leadership: Recognize and meet emerging agriculture challenges of global society and developing leadership and strong linkages in the agro-industrial setup.
  • Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice.
  • Computational Skills: Recognize, analyse problems and plan strategies for their solutions with the help of computer skills

B.Sc Agriculture (40 seats)

Duration

4 Years (8 Semesters)

Eligibility

10+2 in Science (Medical/Non-Medical)

THRUST AREA

  • To strengthen UG programme in B.Sc. Agriculture Four Year Course with thrust on futuristic areas of recent trend in agriculture such as sustainable agriculture,automation and robotics agriculture machinery, precision agriculture and vertical agriculture for meeting latest challenges in the area of agriculture sciences.
  • To impart quality education with understanding of fundamental concept and techniques of maintaining and enhancing soil fertility, crop production, crop management, crop improvement, biodiversity and sustainability of agriculture worldwide.
  • To Develop the ability to know farming practices and their scope to improve and conserve in the rural areas and the environments
  • To apply knowledge of multidisciplinary courses through Agricultural microbiology, Plant biochemistry and Biotechnology, Molecular biology and Agriculture Environmental Sciences
  • To strengthen linkages with the Agri-business management and finance to develop profitable agricultural system.
  1. Primary Prospects :-        Students can attain positions as Agricultural Research Scientists, Agriculture Officers, POs, Food Quality Inspectors, Agriculture Development Officer (ADO), Horticulture Development Officer (HDO), Agriculture Inspectors, Quality Assurance Officer,Technical Assistants and administrative posts in central and state government and non-government organizations.

CAREER PROSPECTS

2. Secondary Prospects:-       

Other career options as Sales Officer in private companies and Technical Representatives in pesticide, fertilizer, seed and irrigation companies Opportunities include pursuing higher studies in reputed universities in India and abroad

 

3. Tertiary Prospects:-

Entrepreneurship ventures such as poly house, green house, integrated farming and agriculture-based small industries can be opened.

DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES

  • WELL-FURNISHED LECTURE ROOMS WITH LATEST MULTIMEDIA PROJECTORS
  • WELL-EQUIPPED LABORATORIES OF AGRONOMY, HORTICULTURE, SOIL SCIENCES, PLANT BREEDING, PLANT PATHOLOGY AND ENTOMOLOGY
  • AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENTAL FARM ALONG WITH AVAILIBITY OF FARM MATHINERY:PROVIDING TRACTOR,TROLLY, PLANKERS,LEVELLER, HARROW AND SMALL FARM TOOLS / IMPLEMENTS FOR CROP DEMONSTRATION STUDENTS’S TRIALS (RABI AND KHARIF SEASON)
  • PROVIDING IDENTIFICATION OF AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE SEEDS, WEEDS AND CROP PLANTS
  • ORGANIC COMPOSTING UNIT
  • WELL FURNISHED POLYHOUSE AND SHADE NET HOUSE UNDER NURSERY INFRASTURCTURE

AGROCLIMATOLOGY OBSERVATORY UNDER PROCESS ON SITE

Agriculture Faculty 

Sr. No. Name Qualification Email Phone Number
Agriculture
1 Dr. Pratibha Chauhan (H.O.D.) M.Sc., Ph.D (Plant Breeding and Genetics) pratibha1707@gmail.com 94178-03865
2 Mrs. Manpreet Kaur M.Sc. (Vegetable Sciences), ARS NET manpreetjhass47@gmail.com 9041100147
3 Mr. Suraj Kumar M.Sc. (Genetics and Plant Breeding) surajsehdev1992@yahoo.com 8872254751
4 Mr. Jobanjit Singh M.Sc. Horticulture ( Fruit Science ) jobanjitsinghriar@gmail.com 9814011458
5 Mr. Manmeet Singh M.Sc.(Agronomy ) smanmeet770@gmail.com 9463877675
6 Mr. Balwinder Singh M.Sc.(Agronomy ) balwinder.9496@gmail.com 9915874074
7 Ms. Pawandeep Kaur M.Sc.(Vegetable Sciences ) sainipawandeep02@gmail.com 82646-68534