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List of Agriculture Courses after Class 12 - Eligibility, Entrance Exams, Admission Process, Colleges

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: July 14, 2022 06:06 pm IST

Check the list of Agriculture courses available for Class 12 passouts here along with eligibility criteria, list of entrance exams, admission process and average fee.

Agriculture courses after 12th

Agriculture courses have emerged as one of the popular options for students after Class 12. There are different courses in the Agriculture stream after Class 12, but UG courses such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture Engineering etc are popular among students. Even though a 12th passout can pursue a Diploma course in the Agriculture stream, selecting the right UG course can be an advisable option. These courses not only add value to the career but also inculcates social responsibility. The career scope in the Agriculture stream is never-ending, as there is always demand for innovative farming techniques. Agriculture is one stream in the education sector where the number of job opportunities keeps increasing considering the demand for food production in India. You can check all the details pertaining to Agriculture courses available for students after Class 12 including the average fee, entrance exams and admission process.

List of Agriculture Courses after Class 12

Here is the complete list of Agriculture courses available for students after Class 12 along with average fee details -

Name of the Course

Average Fee (Per Annum)

B Sc in Agriculture

Rs. 40,000 - 60,000

B Sc in Horticulture

Rs. 40,000 - 60,000

B Sc in SericultureRs. 10,000 - 20,000

B Sc in Dairy Technology

Rs. 30,000 - 40,000

B Sc in Agricultural Biotechnology

Rs. 30,000 - 50,000

B F Sc

Rs. 30,000 - 40,000

B Sc in Forestry

Rs. 40,000 - 60,000

B E or B Tech in Agricultural and Food Engineering

Rs. 50,000 - 1,00,000

B E or B Tech in Poultry Production Technology

Rs. 50,000 - 60,000

B E or B Tech. in Agricultural Information Technology

Rs. 60,000 - 1,00,000

B E or B Tech in Agricultural Engineering

Rs. 60,000 - 1,00,000

B E  or B Tech. in Dairy Technology

Rs. 50,000 - 70,000

B E or B Tech. in Agriculture and Dairy Technology

Rs. 50,000 - 70,000

*Note: The fee structure mentioned above is indicative only and is subject to change unconditionally.

Eligibility Criteria for Agriculture Courses after Class 12

The eligibility criteria for different Agriculture courses available after Class 12 are as follows -

Name of the CourseEligibility Criteria
B.Tech in Agriculture Engineering/ Dairy Technology/ Poultry Production Technology/ related courses
  • The candidates must have passed Class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the major subjects.
B.Sc Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Sericulture/ related courses
  • The candidates must have passed Class 12th with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as the major subjects. 

List of Entrance Exams for Agriculture Courses after Class 12

There are various entrance exams that the candidates can appear to get admission in the Agriculture course after 12th. Some of the major entrance exams for Agriculture course after 12th are listed below:

Admission Process of Agriculture Courses after Class 12

The admission process for Agriculture courses varies from Institute to Institute. While some colleges take admission strictly based on an entrance exam, some may also take admission based on merit in class 12th. The different admission process for Agriculture courses after 12th is explained below:

Type of Admission 

Process

National/ State level Entrance Exams

The candidates will have to register and appear for the entrance exam. Based on the score obtained by the candidates in the exam, the seats will be allotted through the counselling process.

Institute Level Entrance Exams

Some Institutes also conduct their own entrance exams for admission. The candidates will have to appear & qualify for the exam. Some Institutes also conduct a personal interview round after the entrance test. Based on the overall score, admission will be provided.

Direct Admission

Some private colleges also provide admission directly based on merit obtained in the qualifying exam. No entrance exam is required for admission.

Best Agriculture Course to Choose after Class 12

Now, which is the best Agriculture course to choose after 12th? Well, this entirely depends on your preference. If you want to pursue your career in the Technology field, then you can choose any of the B.Tech courses in Agriculture. However, if you want to pursue your career in the Science field, you can go for the BSc course. Talking about the specialization, it again depends on your interest and comfort level with the specific course. No course is bad or better than one another. It totally depends on your interest and determination.

List of Popular Colleges for Agriculture Courses after Class 12

Given in the table below are some of the popular colleges in India for Agriculture courses after 12th:

Rai University, Ahmedabad

Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Bhubaneswar

The Neotia University (TNU), Kolkata

Shri Ram Institute (SRIHM, Dehradun), Dehradun

Chandigarh University (CU), Chandigarh

Maharishi Markandeshwar (Deemed To Be University) (MMDU), Ambala

Swarrnim Startup And Innovation University (SSIU), Gandhinagar

SAM Global University (SGU), Bhopal

Parul University, Vadodara

JB Institute of Technology (JBIT), Dehradun

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