B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture

Course Details

An undergraduate program of 4-years duration. This program will help the students to build a career in the Agriculture/Plantation management/Research and Development sector. Students who have an interest in plant cultivation, research in the field of plant genetics and outdoor work may pursue this program. It is a program that will help one land in jobs of Government as well as Private sector. Especially with the help of PG courses like M.Sc. and PhD, one really has a good chance to build a rewarding career in the R & D sector.

B.Sc. (Hons.) in Agriculture

04 Years full time

2018-19 Entry

60 Seats

10 + 2 or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks with biology
as a compulsory subject*


Tuition fee per semester**

* It is your responsibility to ascertain that you possess the requisite qualification for admission.
**There will be a separate admission fee, examination fee, caution
deposit etc in addition to the tuition fee.

Course Structure

Semester -I
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HCA 101Elementary Statistics and Computer Application   3 (2+1)
HSS 101Fundamental of Soil Science   2 (1+1)
HEM 101Economics and Marketing3 (2+1)
HPB 101Elementary Plant Biochemistry2 (1+1)
HCP 101Introductory Crop Physiology2 (1+1)
HFH 101Fundamentals of Horticulture3 (2+1)
HLA 101Principles of Landscape Architecture2 (1+1)
HGC 101Principles of Genetics and Cytogenetic3 (2+1)
HIP 101Introductory Microbiology2 (1+1)
HPD 101Communication Skills and Personality Development2 (1+1)
HPE 101Physical Education/Yogic Sciences1 (0+1)
Total25 (14+11)
Semester -II
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HSF 102Tropical and Subtropical Fruits3 (2+1)
HSV 102Tropical and Subtropical Vegetables3 (2+1)
HPB 102Principles of Plant Breeding3 (2+1)
HSF 102Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management2 (1+1)
HWM 102Water Management in Horticultural Crops2(1+1)
HPN 102Plant Propagation and Nursery Management2(1+1)
HEM 102Environmental Studies and Disaster Management3(2+1)
HGD 102Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops2(1+1)
HPE102Physical and Health Education1(0+1)(NC*)
HCT102Information and communication technology2(1+1)(NC*)
Total23 (13+10)
Semester -III
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HPP 203Fundamentals of Plant Pathology  3 (2+1)
HEN203Fundamentals of Entomology      3 (2+1)
HVC203Temperate Vegetable Crops2(1+1)
HNM203Nematode pests of horticultural crops and their Management2(1+1)
HDC203Diseases of fruit, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops3 (2+1)
HFT203Fundamentals of Food Technology2(1+1)
HTF203Temperate Fruit Crops2(1+1)
HWM203Weed Management in Horticultural Crops2(1+1)
HCF203Commercial Floriculture3 (2+1)
HPB203Elementary Plant Biotechnology2(1+1)
Total24 (14+10)
Semester -IV
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HAS204Soil, Water and Plant Analysis2 (1+1)
HSC204Spices and Condiments3 (2+1)
HOH204Ornamental Horticulture2(1+1)
HPC 204Plantation Crops3(2+1)
HBC 204Breeding of Fruit and Plantation Crops3(2+1)
HPM 204Farm Power and Machinery2(1+1)
HFP 204Insect Pests of Fruit, Plantation, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops3(2+1)
HPP 204Precision Farming and Protected Cultivation3(2+1)
HDH204Dry land Horticulture2(1+1)
Total23 (14+9)
Semester -V
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HOP 305Organic Farming3 (2+1)
HFC 305Introduction to Major Field Crops2 (1+1)
HMA 305Medicinal and Aromatic crops3 (2+1)
HAF 305Introductory Agro forestry2 (1+1)
HBC 305Breeding of Vegetable, Tuber and Spice Crops3 (2+1)
HDV 305Diseases of Vegetables, Ornamentals and Spice Crops3 (2+1)
HOM 305Orchard and Estate Management2(1+1)
HMC 305Agro-meteorology and Climate Change2 (1+1)
HPT 305Potato and tuber crops2 (1+1)
Total22 (13+9)
Semester -VI
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HAS 306Apiculture, Sericulture and Lac culture2 1+1)
HPV 306Insect Pests of Vegetable, Ornamental and Spice Crops3(2+1)
HPM306Postharvest Management of Horticultural Crops3 (2+1)
HSV306Seed production of Vegetable, Tuber and Spice Crops3 (2+1)
HBF306Breeding and Seed Production of Flower and Ornamental Plants3 (2+1)
HPH306Processing of Horticultural Crops3 (1+2)
HBM306Horti-Business Management2(2+0)
HED306Entrepreneurship Development and Business Management#2 (1+1)
HEE306Fundamentals of Extension Education2 (1+1)
Total23 (14+9)
Semester -VII
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
HRW407STUDENT READY – Placement in Industries10(0+10)
HRW407STUDENT READY- Placement in Villages10(0+10)
Total20 (0+20)
Semester -VIII
Course CodeTitle of the CourseCredit Hours
Experimental Learning Program(ELP)  20(0+20)
HCH408Commercial Horticulture        No Change
HPC408Protective Cultivation of High Value Horticulture CropsNo change
HPF409Processing of Fruits and Vegetables for Value AdditionNo change
HFL410Floriculture and Landscape ArchitectureNew Module
HBF411Bio-inputs: Bio-fertilizers and Bio-pesticides.New Module
HMT412Mass Multiplication of Plant And Molecules through Tissue  CultureNew Module
HMC413Mushroom cultureNew Module
HBK414Bee keepingNew Module