M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology)

Course Overview

M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology) is post-graduation program which deals with the study of Agriculture in various aspects of insect pest management in relation to agro-ecosystem and human habitat. In order to qualify for this program, the aspirant needs to have completed their B.Sc. program in Agriculture or any equivalent examination. The curriculum of M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology) focuses on classroom study comprising of theory and projects which enables students to gain a deeper understanding of the subject. Before the completion of the course, aspirants are required to submit research study on the topics as deemed by the faculty. In Eternal University the focus of the program is to impart students with knowledge not only of insect pests but also the benefit of arthropods along with the training to understand the interaction of nature, plants, and insects in order to bring about scientific breakthroughs in the subject This program thus builds a strong ground for students who wish to pursue research studies in Entomology.

Name

M.Sc. Ag. (Entomology)

Duration

2 Years

Seat

8

Eligibility

B.Sc. Agriculture/ Horticulture or B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture/ Horticulture with minimum 50% marks from a recognized university.

Career Opportunities

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:

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