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.
Below is the list of colleges for BSc Agriculture program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.
The main objectives of BSc. Agriculture degree are as follows:
Candidate willing to study Bachelor of Science in Agriculture should have completed I. SC. or 10+2 or I. SC. (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:
For integrating the theoretical course with real life experience students are associated in projects, work experience program during the course of study. There are elective subjects in the last year. Introductory Cytology and Cytogenetics, The Principles and Practices of Plant Breeding, Hybrid Seed Production and Biotechnology in Crop Improvement are the two electives in last year. 12 credit hours are allocated for elective courses in total. Some subjects are theory based and some other subjects are taught both on theory and practical basis.
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. Ag. 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. Ag. 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.
Divya Gyan College
The British College
Padmashree Int'l College
Thames Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Shubhashree Int'l College
New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Triton Int'l College
Old Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Apollo Int'l College