B.Sc. Horticulture is an advanced degree program in the field of Agricultural Science, which includes subjects related to the cultivation of plants and the study of seeds.
Its duration is 3–4 years. The study of plant diseases, growth and genetics is done in this course. This course covers methods that help to enhance plant growth and increase yield without harming the quality. It also deals with subjects like product marketing, farming management, pest control, and many other related topics in detail.
Students who wish to study this course should have completed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects.
The admission to BSc Horticulture course is either merit based or entrance based. Some of the universities grant admission through state level or university level entrance exams. There is no such national level entrance exam for this course. The other colleges admit students on the basis of marks obtained in the 10+2 exam.
B.Sc. Horticulture : Entrance Exams
Below are listed some of the entrance examinations that provide admission into this undergraduate course in horticulture science:
1) HORTICET: Conducted by YSR Horticultural University
2) CGPAT: Conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board
3) UPCATET: Conducted by CSAUAT Kanpur
B.Sc. Horticulture : Job Profiles
After completing the course, graduates can find jobs in both the public and private sectors. The BSc Agriculture candidates can work in government organizations, labs, plantations, and even schools. Some of the Job Options after completing the BSc Fisheries course are given below.
* Plant Breeder
* Product Marketing Manager
* Agricultural Researcher
* Farming Educators
Some of Areas of Employment for B.Sc. Horticulture course are Agrochemicals, Agriculture Research Laboratories, Orchids, etc.
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