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School of Agricultural Sciences

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B.Sc Horticulture

Being a dire need of the time, Horticulture has escalated as the cardinal branch of field production and ultimately emerged as a prominent stream of professional education. Various reasons like shrinking cultivation land and minimizing natural resources etc. intensified the need of a revolution in the traditional methods of horticulture by transforming it into technical and modern horticulture to enhance production and quality. To satisfy the growing demands of Horticulture Industry, Desh Bhagat University has established the Department of Horticulture with a fortifying commitment to harness the developments and innovations in horticulture along with maintaining its basic qualities like nutritional awareness, food security, environment protection awareness and commercialization. The comprehensive knowledge deliverance and sophisticated research activities are congenially focused on the production, research, post harvest management and safety measures of horticulture plants, fruits, flowers and seeds.

The department of horticulture at Desh Bhagat University has metamorphosed the pedagogy of the stream as per the international norms & standards and periodically updated in accordance to the varying trends of the field. The course curriculum consists of various specializations like seed generation, landscape cultivation, medicinal & fragrant crops, Organic Farming, Soil Preservation, Ecology and science subjects. Along with saturating theoretical brilliance in the students, DBU is gigantically committed towards incorporating experimental, technical and practical aptitudes in the students. In lieu of achieving this objective, the department has been enriched with a well maintained plant nursery and diligently equipped laboratories having latest apparatuses, equipments, chemicals and fully Wi-Fi connectivity. The various specialized laboratories like sand & water testing lab, seed testing lab, plant diseases & insects’ diagnosis lab etc. have been established to empower the students in handling certain intricacies experienced by the people in the field of horticulture.

Various training programmes, seminars and workshops have been organized by the department to benefit the students as well as the faculty and farming community about the cultivation of horticultural crops congenial to the climatic and soil conditions of the region. It enhances students’ interface with relevant industries, entrepreneurs, agriculturists and government authorities of Punjab Agriculture Department which ultimately inculcates heaps of future perspectives for the students.
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B.Sc. Horticulture

Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent (minimum 45% Marks) with Chemistry, Physics, English, Agri/Biology, Mathematics.
Duration: 3 Years
Full Time

B.Sc. Horticulture (Hons.)

Eligibility:10+2 or equivalent (minimum 45% Marks) with Chemistry, Physics, English, Agri/Biology, Mathematics.
Duration: 4 Years
Full Time

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