M.Sc. Ag. (Plant Pathology)

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Plant Pathology is a core branch of agriculture which deals with the diseases in crop plants and their management.

M.Sc. in Plant Pathology trains the students in the identification of the symptoms of different plant diseases, disease management and treatment through chemicals.

Post Graduates in Plant Pathology are always in demand in government organizations, semi government organizations and private organizations. With a Masters Degree in Plant Pathology the students can get high paying jobs in Plant Protection Department at the Scientist Level. The fertilizer companies also require agricultural experts. Organic Food Production Companies hire them as Quality Control Experts and collaborate with agriculturists in contact farming. They are also required in seed industries and pesticide industries.

Master’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences also qualifies the students for higher research in the Department of Agriculture Research. They can also appear for Civil Services Examination. They can opt for the position of Scientist in various government organizations, like, ICAR, CSIR, DBT, DST through ARS Examination and other selection procedures. They are eligible to attempt NET and aim for the position of Professor in Universities /Colleges.

Programme Duration: 2 Years
  • B.Sc. degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Forestry/Biotechnology/CBZ combination. 55% or 5.5 GPA marks for general and 50% for SC/ST category. (The Students who have completed the graduation degree with 3-years duration have to go for 1-year remedial courses of Agriculture).
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Admission Procedure:
  • The admission is based on merit, computed on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination. University also conducts interviews of all applicants before admitting the eligible candidates.
  • Out of the total intake, 40% seats are allotted to students of Uttarakhand under the State Quota and the rest are open to students from all India. In case the allotted percentage of seats of State Quota remains vacant, it will be filled by All India students.
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