Agriculture Education in Uttar Pradesh

Agriculture is an important field of study. Uttar Pradesh (UP) being land of farmers provides ample opportunities to those looking to shape their career in agricultural studies. Apart from a vast tract of fertile lands, Uttar Pradesh has also dedicated colleges teaching Under Graduate (UG) and Post Graduate (PG) Courses in this field of study. Students looking to pursue agricultural education can join agriculture-related courses which will have great demand in coming days. After successful completion of the course, one can find a job in government and nongovernmental offices, industries, organizations. Qualified candidates can also join Agriculture Universities, State and Central Horticulture department, Agriculture/Forest Department and other such related fields.

Eligibility and Courses

Any student can join after passing the 10+2 exam. UP Combined Agriculture and Technology Entrance Test (UPCATET) is an entrance exam conducted to provide admission in different UG and PG programmes. Following are programmes offered based on UPCATET:

UG Courses
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry
  • B. F. Sc. (Bachelor in Fisheries Science)
  • B. V. Sc. & A. H.
  • B.Tech. (Agril. Engg.)
  • B.Tech. ( Dairy Technology)
PG Courses
  • M.Sc. (Agriculture)
  • M.Sc. (Horticulture)
  • M.Sc. (Forestry)

Agriculture Research Programmes

The Agriculture Universities in Uttar Pradesh offer various programmes leading to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degrees in agriculture. Admission may be based on achievements in Master's programme, past academic records, written test and viva-voce etc. Following are some popular Ph.D programmes:
  • Ph.D. (Agriculture)
  • Ph.D. (Horticulture)
  • Ph.D. Agricultural Engineering (Process and  Food Engineering)
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