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  • 5Hours
  • 49Minuts
  • Code120302
  • DeliveryFull-time
  • Length2 Years
  • CredentialMaster of Science (Agri.) Agricultural Entomology

Program Description

M.Sc. (Agri.) Entomology is a two year post graduate programme designed to provide knowledge and skill of plant protection principles and procedures to the students. The program offers an excellent blend of theory and research that align with the curricula of leading agricultural universities and ICAR guidelines. The course structure imparts the students with through understanding of the breadth of Agricultural Entomology by providing comprehensive knowledge on basic concepts and current developments in Insect Biosystematics; Insect Physiology; Insect-Pest Management, Host Plant resistance and Insect Toxicology along with minor courses of resistance breeding and plant diseases. The focus of the programme is not only insect pests but also the beneficial arthropods found in the agro-ecosystem that contribute to ecosystem services such as biological control and pollination. The programme aims to prepare the students to address the pest management challenges with sustainable, profitable eco -friendly crop protection measures. The students after the completion of the course are qualified to explore their skills in departments of agriculture and ecology, state agricultural research stations, university extension service, agrochemical and seed companies, agricultural consulting firms, private agribusiness firms and international development agencies.

Career Aspects

Career opportunities for our graduates include state departments of agriculture and ecology, state agricultural research stations, university extension service, agrichemical company field representatives, research, and sales; agricultural consulting firms; private agribusiness firms; timber and seed production companies; international development agencies. Students after the completion of the course are qualified to explore their skills in areas of Defence sectors, Agriculture Departments, Public and private sector organizations as well as take up the role of teaching in universities and colleges. Making the students capable to impart knowledge to farmers regarding pesticides and how to protect their crops as well as taking up research programs in the subject in order to uplift the agricultural sector of the country encompasses the overall aim of the program to provide their services in following fields:

  1. Agricultural, biological or genetic research
  2. Forensic entomology
  3. Public health
  4. Consulting (agricultural, environmental, public health, urban, food processing)
  5. State and federal government agencies
  6. Conservation and environmental biology
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Natural resources management
  • Production agriculture
  • Pest control
  • Seed, fertilizer, and chemical research companies
  • Apicultures, Sericulture Industry

Tuition Fee



  • 1st Year ₹2,05,000
  • 2nd Year ₹1,75,000
  • 1st Sem ₹1,17,500
  • 2nd Sem ₹87,500
  • 3rd Sem ₹87,500
  • 4th Sem ₹87,500

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Admission Requirement

The student should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent grade in B.Sc/B.Tech (Agriculture/Forestry/Horticulture or other allied disciplines) from a UGC recognized University, to be eligible for this program.

Master of Science (Agri.) Agricultural Entomology Syllabus

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Career Opportunities

  • Government Sector Jobs after M.Sc. in Agriculture
  • Private Sector Jobs after M.Sc. in Agriculture
  • Banking sector
  • Agriculture Field Officer
  • Marketing pathways
  • Higher Studies

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