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    Posted by Go Kool on August 8, 2015 at 6:34 am

    Hey, Its Go_Kool from Bhairahawa… I just completed plus 2 in science. My brothers want me to study MBBS but I am not much interested because I don’t think I can compete in the tough competition and it is too expensive to study by paying. I have searched the internet about which course is good in these days. I don’t have any interest or inclination to any subjects. hune vaye ta ma padne nai thena. But among many courses of science, I liked agriculture course. can anyone tell me everything about the agriculture courses that are conducted in Nepal. I heard there are currently Bsc.Ag and Agro-Tech in Nepal. What is the basic difference between these two? and is it difficult to complete these courses. I dont have any friends or relativesstudying agriculture so I couldnot get more information. Internet ma ekdum broad ma matra vete. So anyone studying or know about agriculture education please help me. Also, how are the chances and scopes to go abroad after completing bachelors?

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  • Aqua Touch

    September 3, 2015 at 11:30 am

    Though I am studying Engineering brother If you are interested in agriculture than go for it. The scope of agriculture is increasing at an enormous rate day by day. You can go abroad after studying agriculture in Nepal. The best agricultural campus in Nepal is Rampur Agriculture Campus Chitwan. You can study there in scholarship just you have to study hard for entrance examination and pass it out.

  • Go Kool

    January 21, 2016 at 3:26 am

    Thanks Aqua Touch for the reply. After lots of research I finally decided to study Bsc Agriculture in Amritsar, India as the deadline for admissions in Nepali colleges that run Agriculture course passed.The total cost to study Bsc Agriculture (bsc Ag) in India (Amritsar) is about 5 lakhs IC with food and accommodation. in I am really happy that I joined the agriculture course. My little research about the agriculture course showed that the demand of agriculture literates and technicians is increasing in a great pace all around the world. The scope of agriculture in Nepal is also increasing day by day. Also, after visiting the college and talking with some teachers I am really excited to move my career ahead in the field of Agriculture along with studies. I recommend students to join a good agriculture college in Nepal as well as India or abroad if they are really inclined towards this filled. I was in so much dilemma whether to study agriculture or not after completing plus 2 in science. And I know it happens to all. Students who are willing to study Agriculture in India can contact me by private message if you want to know more about agriculture course, how to get admission in agriculture, requirements for admission in Bsc Ag, dates, fees and more.

  • Bishwa Pachhain

    January 27, 2016 at 8:29 am

    Students studying plus 2 in science always be confuse for one time for what to study after plus 2 as there are many ways many courses to study after passing +2 in science. Many ways opens after studying science and future demanding course related to science are also very expensive in Nepal. Although many students pays expensive donations to study such course which not easy to pay for middle class students so they study hard to compete therefore, the competition after studying science is very difficult for courses like MBBS, B.Sc Nursing, BHA, BMLT, Bachelors in Engineering etc. through government affiliation. Among these subjects or courses B.Sc Agriculture is also one of the important course to study in Nepal because there are only few peoples who pass out and are available to do governmental jobs in Nepal and many places of Nepal.
    In Nepal, There are only few colleges that are fully working on providing Agricultural courses for Nepalese students. But by some years there is a difficult competition among students to study B.Sc Agriculture in Nepal. All around Nepal in Chitwan, Kaathmandu, Dang, Biratanagar B.Sc Agriculture courses are available. But the entrance preparation classes offered by institutes for B.Sc Agriculture are available in every major cites of Nepal like Butwal, Pokhara, Kathmandu, Dharan, Birgunj, Biratnagar, Hetauda, Dhangadi etc. which are helpful for taking entrance examination of B.Sc Agriculture to win the competition and getting admission as there are limited seats only to study B.Sc Agriculture. If students get seats on paying also it is not very costly to pay 4 years course fee at is about from 4 lakh to 4.5 lakh Nepal which i not easy but not so much difficult to pay.
    In Nepal, there is a huge scope of B.Sc Agriculture as well as in foreign countries like Poland, USA, Canada etc. After graduation in B.Sc Agriculture students can get platforms to develop their career in own country Nepal by working as governmental administrative in different places of Nepal. In abroad also there is a huge scope of agriculture you can have very attractive earning and new technology of agriculture can also be learned.

  • Niroj Kandel

    March 13, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    Can you guys please tell me Which is the best course you think between Ayurveda, agriculture and forestry looking at salary scale and future prospects in Nepal?

  • Aqua Touch

    March 24, 2016 at 1:02 pm

    They all are different courses Niroj brother. All courses ayurveda, agriculture and forestry have a nice scope in Nepal. The scope of these courses will increase looking at the trend and global awareness increasing in Ayurvedic treatment procedures, agriculture development and increasing concerns towards forests and related thing. Being more specific to your question I think Ayurveda course will have more scope in near future and the salary scale will also be highest among these three courses in Nepal. JMO

  • Ruhani KC

    May 11, 2016 at 9:10 am

    I wanted to know if ,according to the context of Nepal, studying agriculture or veterinary would be beneficial according to the scopes and the yes the future salary scale too.. and to an interest i admire dogs… are there provisions in becoming specialists in the veterinary or its just the bachelors degree ? I would feel really grateful if i get some answers to my queries.

  • Raju Singh

    April 21, 2017 at 2:36 am

    hi i read all posts mentioned above and they helped me alot to get informed about bsc. ag . To the friend studying Agriculture in India may i have some more details like college,fees,and other . When and how can we apply for Rampur College and what type of questions are asked in entrance and what ways of preparation can be done?

  • Samartha Baniya

    May 16, 2017 at 3:53 am

    hi! i have a question. i want to have computer in my plus 2 and than i want study on agriculture. is it possible?? is it necessary to take biology to study agriculture?

  • Yasodha Khadka Khadka

    August 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    Hi! Its me Yasodha from Bhaktapur.actually i wanted to know that if agriculture can be studied in bachelor form management faculty or not.

  • Satyam Sajan

    August 21, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    in which month indian colleges take nepali students for bsc agriculture please tell me someone

  • samir bhatta

    August 22, 2017 at 5:20 pm

    its easy 1st you should give entrance exam held on bhadra (PU) exam held ..then other procress will followed when you pass the exam

  • 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

  • Bindiya Bajracharya

    August 16, 2018 at 8:10 am

    As we all know that Nepal is an agricultural country, the scope of Agriculture is very high in Nepal. Many people of Nepal depend on the agriculture for their living. If you are interested in Agriculture then it is a very good course to study in the context of Nepal. If the science students can get involved in agriculture, we can develop agriculture to a great extent and also help in the development of the country. After the completion of the course, you can work as an agricultural officer, technician, agro expert, field officer, supervisor, laboratory specialist, etc. You can also get involved in research and NGOs/INGOs. You can also specialize in different branches of agriculture like forestry, horticulture, fish farming, poultry farming, animal science, etc. It has a broad spectrum for specialization as well.

  • Bipin Adhikari

    September 17, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Hi!! I’m a student of science stream grade 12..I’m confused what to study after I complete my +2. I’m interested in bsc agriculture but I don’t know much about it as I don’t have anyone linked with this Field. I want to know about the scope of ag. in nepal..also is it possible to get job abroad. Can I get job with good salery to support my family..please someone help!!!

  • Punam Shahi Thakuri

    June 24, 2019 at 12:06 pm

    I want to study agriculture..but iam confuse if it has broad scope in nepal or not??regarding jobs and handsome that a good field to build up my carrer..what would you suggest for???

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