Master of Agriculture Science In Entomology, New Program

Master of Agriculture Science In Entomology, New Program

  • Program Code

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    2 Years

About the Programme
Overview: The Department of Plant Protection is one of the most active department under the M.S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture. Initially the department was offering only undergraduate courses of Entomology. However, to keep pace with the advancement of science, need of famers and demand of market this department is now ready to offer M.Sc (Entomology) courses. This department is equipped with well-developed laboratory facilities for research and extension facilities. We have a scientific apiary unit and an advanced biocontrol laboratory. Simultaneously, this department is maintaining an insect museum and a live culture of stored grain pests in a systematic manner. In order to update and augment their knowledge, faculties of the department have been very active in faculty recharging strategies by attending workshops, trainings, conferences, etc. Objectives of the Department:
  • Identification of insect pests and their natural enemies.
  • Training to devise strategies for the management of insect pests.
  • Addressing the farmer’s problems with regard to insect pests of regional and national significance and their management.
  • To address environmental issues in relation to use of agro-chemicals in insect pest management by adopting bio intensive and integrated approaches.
  • To develop skills on experimental designs, analytical techniques, research data computation and statistical analysis.
Course Fee
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc. Agriculture with OGPA of 6.0 (5.5 for SC & ST candidates) from any recognized University, Academic Fee 2 lakh per year.
Career path you can choose after the course
Postgraduate in Entomology is eligible for the posts of Agriculture Research Scientist under ICAR, Asst. Professor in central/state agricultural universities, and subject matter specialist in Krishi Vigyan Kendras and also get exciting offers from various multinational companies as scientists or marketing experts.

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