B.Sc in Horticulture

Horticulture Eligibility, Career Options After Horticulture, Employment Area, Top Recruiting Companies, Horticulture Salary

  • Job Pressure Medium
  • Academic Pressure Medium
  • Early Salary 1.8L - 3.6L
  • Mid Level Salary2.4L - 6.0L
  • Senior Salary 3.6L - 7.2L

B.Sc in Horticulture Course

Course Highlights:-

Course Level Under Graduate
Duration 3 Years
Examination type Semester System
Eligibility 10+2
Admission Process Counselling after taking Entrance Examination
Course Fee INR 5,000 to 2,00,000
Average Starting Salary INR 2,00,000 to 10,00,000
Employment Areas Forestry Departments, Agriculture Departments, Agricultural Products marketing firms, Equipment manufacturing firms, Food Production and Technology Industry, Equipment manufacturing firms, etc.
Job Profiles Horticulturist, Plantation manager, Horticulture specialist, Technical assistant, etc.
Top Recruiting Organizations Nestle, Parle, Britannia, Venkys , KRBL Ltd, LT Foods, etc.

Know All about B.Sc in Horticulture Course

B.Sc.(Hons.) in Horticulture (4 year degree programme) is an advanced programme in the field of agricultural science that comprises subjects regarding the cultivation of plants and the study of seeds. The programme also covers plant diseases growth and genetics. 

What is the Eligibility Criteria for B.Sc in Horticulture Course:

  • Entry to this field starts from the undergraduate level. After completion of 10+2 in Science stream (class 12th) with chemistry, physics, and maths/ biology/ agriculture as the subjects

Require Skills set 

  • Project Management
  • Planning and conducting research
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Professional Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

Common Entrance Examination for B.Sc in Horticulture Course

  • ICAR Entrance Exam (ICAR-AIEEA)
  • HORTI CET
  • PAU Entrance Exam
  • KEAM Entrance Test
  • IGKV CET

B.Sc in Horticulture Course Syllabus

YEAR I YEAR II YEAR III
Introduction to soil science Temperate fruits Organic Farming
Crop physiology Ornamental Horticulture Introduction of major field crops
Fundamentals of Horticulture Biochemistry Introductory Agroforestry
Plant Propagation Fundamentals of Entomology Apiculture
Fundamentals of Extension Education Principles of Plant Breeding Post-harvest Management
Growth development of horticulture crops Temperate Vegetables Principles of Plant Biotechnology
Tropical and subtropical vegetables Tuber Crops Breeding and Seed Production
Fundamentals of Statistics Spices Remote Sensing
Elements of Computer Application Ornamental Horticulture Entrepreneurship Development
Plant parasitic nematode Fundamentals of Entomology Seed Production
Tropical and subtropical fruits Principles of Plant Breeding Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Fundamentals of food technology Temperate Vegetables Processing of Horticulture Crops
Principles of genetics   Horticulture Business Management

JOB PROFILE after B.Sc in Horticulture Course:

  • Horticulturist
  • Plantation Manager
  • Horticulture Specialist
  • Technical Assistant

Top Recruiting Companies

B.Sc in Horticulture Course Approx. Salary Trends in Lakh Per Annum*

Job Profile Average Entry Level Salary Average Medium Salary Average Maximum Salary
Horticulturist 1.8 2.4 3.6
Plantation Manager 3.6 4.8 7.2
Horticulture Specialist 2.4 3.6 6.0
Technical Assistant 1.8 2.4 3.6

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