About the Program

The M.Sc. in Agronomy is a specialized postgraduate program that delves into advanced studies of crop production and management.

The comprehensive curriculum encompasses soil science, crop physiology, pest management, and sustainable agriculture practices. It provides expertise in optimizing crop yields, employing precision farming techniques, and addressing challenges in modern agriculture. With a strong focus on research, the program prepares individuals for careers as agronomists, researchers, and consultants, fostering a deep understanding of sustainable and innovative approaches to enhance global food production and meet the evolving demands of the agricultural industry.

Advantage @DGU

  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 250+ Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.

USPs of the Program

Research Excellence

Emphasis on research for ground-breaking studies in agronomy and address real-world agricultural challenges.

Holistic Approach

Provides a holistic understanding of agronomic principles, fostering well-rounded professionals ready to contribute to sustainable and efficient agriculture practices globally.

Crop Diversity Emphasis

Focus on diverse crop cultivation methods, including sustainable practices for a variety of crops, preparing graduates for versatile roles in agricultural sectors beyond conventional farming.

Industry-Aligned Curriculum

Collaborate with leading agricultural industries to ensure the curriculum remains aligned with current industry demands and technological advancements, enhancing employability post-graduation.

Sustainable Agriculture Focus

The program emphasizes sustainable agricultural practices, equipping graduates to contribute to environmentally friendly and socially responsible farming methods, aligning with global sustainability goals.

Career Opportunities

  • Agronomist
  • Crop Consultant
  • Research Scientist
  • Agribusiness Manager
  • Climate Change Analyst
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Government Agricultural Officer
  • Seed Technologist

Course Structure

Subject Credits Subject Credits
Modern concepts in crop production 3 Agrometeorology and crop weather forecasting
Soil fertility and nutrient management 3 Agronomy of major cereals and pulses
Principles and practices of weed management 3 Agronomy of oilseed, fibre and sugar crops
Principles and practices of water management 3 Agronomy of medicinal, aromatic and underutilized crops
Practical-1 3 Practical-1
Practical-2 3 Practical-2
Subject Credits Subject Credits
Agronomy of fodder and forage crops 3 Agrostology and agroforestry 3
Cropping system and sustainable agriculture 3 Advances in crop growth and productivity 3
Dryland farming and watershed management 3 Seminar 2
Principles and practices of organic farming 3 Thesis (Evaluation & Viva voce) 8
Practical-1 3 Practical-1 3
Practical-2 3


To pursue this program student must have

Min. 60% in Graduation with appereance in National Level Entrance Examinaiton + Online Interview + Objective Test (Merit on the basis of cumulative Score on the basis of X+XII+Graduation+ Online Interview + Objective Test )

How to Apply

In order to pursue this program, the students can talk to our counceller or use links below for further details:

Student Speak

Dhruv Tripathi

I am delighted to say that the faculties and the staff has helped me to achieve these dreams. Here, I not only had the chance to develop on my technical skills but also on other aspects such as Leadership & Management skills.

Saswati Pattjoshi

⁠I am very thankful to the department faculty and the placement cell that helped me achieve this while guiding me at every stage. My experience with the placement procedure was really great as I got to learn a lot. The placement cell is very well versed about each step.

Satyam Shekhar

⁠It is a great experience being at DBSGU. Our CDC department has helped a lot during the process of placement. They make sure that each student is well prepared for the interview.

Jyoti Nainwal

I am really thankful towards our college and placement cell, for supporting and providing us opportunities to learn interview skills, communication skills and guiding us in placements. The staff was supportive and informed us with enough notice regarding every placement drive.

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Ensuring Great Career

At DBSGU each student gets the opportunity to appear for more than 250+ companies each year and each student is able to get the optimum placement deserved. The maximum take home salary has been Rs. 20.5 Lakhs & CTC 23.5 Lakhs. Based on the intensity of training and exposure involved in the management program chosen by students at DBSGU, they are offered positions ranging from Mid-level Manager, Functional Expert, Consultant (Entry Level), Entry Level Managerial and Domain Trained positions.

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