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  • Suju Bhattarai

    May 26, 2018 at 6:58 am

    Since Nepal is an agricultural country, no one can ever question the significance of agriculture education in Nepal. Moreover, Nepal is in a great need of educated and skilled agriculturist. So, one with the degree will always find things to do. Grads with this degree can serve in the NGO & INGOS, government sector. They can be self employed as well. If you are willing to go abroad you can do that as well. Apply in the country whose major source of income is agriculture. But rather than going abroad consider the fact that you will find a decent job in Nepal also.

    The program equips an individual with the skill that helps him/her serve the areas such as food production, agricultural sales, farming journalism as well as manage agricultural businesses. Some of the career option includes:

    Soil Scientist
    Sales Executive
    Field trials Officer
    Animal Nutritionist
    Soil Scientist
    Forest/Woodland Manager
    Rural Practice Surveyors
    Plant Breeder/Geneticist
    Farm Manager
    Fish Farm Manger
    Agricultural Consultant

    About Program:
    Bachelor of Science in Agriculture is a four-year course comprising 8 semesters and 167 credit hours. The program is designed to produce professional agriculturist. The course equips students with the knowledge and understanding of modern farming and teaches them the fundamentals of agriculture. It emphasize on developing the skills required to upgrade the agriculture systems; its production and sustainability.

    The program provides the knowledge of the application of the modern agriculture system. Students studying the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture have to undertake subjects such as Rural Sociology, Fundamentals of Soil; Science and Geology, Introductory Horticulture, Principles of Agronomy, Principles of Economics, General Biochemistry, Rural Sociology, Ornamental Horticulture, Fruits and Planting Crop Production, Grain Legumes and Oilseed Production, Agricultural and Environmental Economics, Introductory Plant Breeding, Vegetable and Spice Crop Production and Environmental Pollution and Protection, etc. In the 5th semester, students are provided with the option to choose with elective subject they want to study; Soil Science, Sustainable Agriculture, Horticulture, Development Studies, Plant Protection, Livestock Production and Management and Agri-economics and Business Management. In the final year, students should prepare a dissertation. Students should undertake the internship as well.

    Some colleges providing Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in Nepal
    Prithu Technical College, Dang, Deukhuri
    Midwest Academy and Research Institute College of Life Science, Tulsipur, Dang
    Gokuleshwor Agriculture and Animal Science College, Baitadi, Mahakali
    Gandaki Paklihawa Campus, Rupandehi, Lumbini
    Lamjung Campus, Lamgunj
    Himalayan College of Agriculture Science and Technology, Kalanki, Kathmandu
    Nepal Polytechnic Institute, Bharatpur, Chitwan
    Birendra Multiple Campus, Bharatpur Chitwan
    IAAS Paklihawa Campus, Bhairahawa, Rupandehi

    Fee Structure:
    Tuition fees may vary depending upon the facilities and infrastructure of the college. So knowing the details regarding the cost, you may contact the college administration.

    Eligibility Criteria:
    Applicant must have completed + in science faculty
    Applicant should have studied Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Compulsory English
    Applicant should have obtained at least fifty percent in aggregate from the recognized universities
    Since admission is granted on a merit basis, an applicant should pass the entrance examination with decent marks
    Applicant should face the interview as well

    Admission Requirements:
    Complete and signed application form along with application charge
    2 recent passport size photographs
    Copy of academic documents
    Copy of a character certificate
    Provisional certificate