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List of Agriculture DEGREE COURSES, DURATION, CREDIT LOAD AND ELIGIBILITY.

List of Agriculture DEGREE COURSES, DURATION, CREDIT LOAD AND ELIGIBILITY.



Sr.No. Degree course Duration Credit Load Eligibility
1 B.Sc.(Agriculture) 4 Years
(8 Semesters)
160 XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English.Those who have not offered Mathematics shall have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective University.
2 B.Sc.(Horticulture) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
165
3 B.Sc.(Forestry) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
163
4 B.F.Sc.(Fisheries) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
180
5 B.Tech.(Food Technology ) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
180
6 B.Sc.(Agriculture Bio-Technology) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
160
7 B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
183 XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English.
8 B.Sc.(Hons.)(Home Science) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
162 XII Std. passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination in Arts / Science / Commerce with English. (Admission is open for Male Female candidates)
9 B.B.M. (Agriculture) 4 Years
( 8 Semesters)
160 XII Std. (Science) passed in 10+2 pattern from Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education or an equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics and English. Candidates who have not offered Biology or Mathematics, shall have to complete deficiency courses as prescribed by respective university.

General Greenhouse Management


Greenhouse Construction
Climate Control in GH Structures
Greenhouse Management: Soil Sterilization and preparation, cultural practices in flower and vegetable cultivation
Irrigation and Fertigation Technology
Crop Protection
Post Harvest and Marketing
Ergonomics

Marketing of Horticultural Produce

Importance and Scope
Post-Harvest and Handling
Marketing Channels
Domestic & Export Marketing : Potential Markets & Procedures
Logistics and Planning
Marketing of Allied Products

FUNDING SCHEMES

Bank of Maharashtra
Minor Irrigation for Agriculturists scheme for purchase of various irrigation equipments.
Mahabank Kisan Credit Card scheme for cultivation of crops, meeting the short-term credit needs of farmers.
Farm Mechanisation for Agriculturists scheme for Purchase of Tractors/Power tillers, Harvesters, Threshers & other farm
implements.
Animal Husbandry scheme for Purchase of animals, Poultry- Broiler Farm, Layers Farm, Hatchery Sheep/Goat Rearing Construction
of Byre, and Purchase of Machinery Working Capital Requirements under
Scheme for Cultivation of fruit crops-mango, Pomegranate, Grapes etc.
Scheme for providing finance to set up of Agri-Clinics/Agribusiness Centers.
Scheme for Financing Farmers for Purchase of Agricultural land.
Scheme for Financing Two Wheelers to Farmers
Scheme for Providing Loans to Farmers for Purchase of consumer durables
Scheme for Hi-tech projects in agriculture.
Rural Godown Scheme (Gramin Bhandaran Yojana) for scientific storage of agricultural produce.
Minor Irrigation for Agriculturists


Purpose :
Digging of new wells, revitalization of existing well, purchase of oil engine, electric motor, pump set installation of pipe line, sprinkler, irrigation, drip irrigation, tube well, bore well, etc.
Eligibility : Agriculturist who owns agricultural land.
Amount : For new dug wells as per the NABARD Unit costs for equipments/estimates.
Repayment : Depending upon the repaying capacity 7 to 11 years.
Security : Mortgage of land, Hypothecation of movable assets and guarantors.
Other Terms & Conditions :
Proposed well should be located in white watershed area. It should not be in dark watershed area.