BSc Agriculture | TU

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or BSc Agriculture program is a four year, 8 semester program of Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Tribhuvan University (TU). The course consists of 167 credit hours in total. Students are taught both technical and non-technical subjects for preparing them professionally. This program aims to produce manpower for agricultural development particularly on teaching, research, and handling and using of modern agricultural equipment and technologies.

Objectives of BSc Agriculture

The main objectives of BSc Agriculture degree are as follows:

  • To make student understand the various aspects of agriculture science and enrich skills in using modern equipment, tools and techniques associated with the same.
  • To develop students’ competencies in inventive and pragmatic thinking as agricultural professional for solving problems in rural, semi-rural and urban setup.
  • BSc. Agriculture program prepare students with desirable attitudes, knowledge and skills for facing the complex and challenging problems in this field and linking it with economic development of the country.
  • To motivate students for involving them in lifelong agricultural practices and further study and research in this field.

Admission Requirements in BSc Agriculture

Candidates willing to study Bachelor of Science in Agriculture should have completed ISc or 10+2 or ISc (Agriculture) or A-Level or equivalent degree having studied 100 marks each of English, Chemistry and Biology, and at least 50 marks each of Math and Physics with a minimum of 50 percent in aggregate from TU or institutions/ board/ University recognized by TU.

Entrance exam for Bachelor of Science in Agriculture:

  • Time duration: 2 hours, Total marks: 160, multiple choice objective questions
  • 25 marks for each subject in Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, English, Math and 10 marks in General Agriculture
  • Merit list is published after the entrance with 80% marks of Entrance, 10% of SLC and 10% of Intermediate level.

Career and Scope

Agriculture is one of the most important aspect of the economy. The country with efficient agriculture system has leap forward in the economic development and thus, country like Nepal needs large number skilled manpower in this field. BSc Agriculture undergraduates can work as agricultural officer, technician, agro expert, field officer, supervisor, and laboratory specialist. There are various factories and industries working in this area where graduates can work. The NGO/ INGO’s hires technical professional working in the field of agriculture science. There are academic and research sector where BSc Agriculture graduates can pursue their careers. Similarly, graduates can vie for governmental and semi-governmental jobs. Moreover, agriculture science has lot of scope in the developed countries providing graduates with jobs and decent salary.

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