B.Sc (Hons.) Horticulture

Course Overview

  • Campus
    Pathri Bagh, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Institute
    Shri Guru Ram Rai College of Humanities & Sciences
  • Eligibility
    Intermediate with 45% marks and for SC/ST as per the University Rules with PCB/PCM /Agriculture/Horticulture as one of the Subjects
  • Duration
    4 Years

Horticulture is the branch of Agricultural Science that deals with the cultivation of vegetables, flowers, fruits, herbs, shrubs, bushes, ornamentals and landscaping for gardens. The Bachelor of Science in or  B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture is an undergraduate degree running by department of Agriculture at S.G.R.R. College of Humanities and Sciences.

B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture professionals have lot of opportunities in government, banking, NGOs, and corporate sectors.

Q1. What is the scope of Horticulture?

Ans. Horticulture professionals have big responsibilities to complete the food requirement for increasing population of India. To overcome this situation Government Department of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture, Plant protection organizations, Banking sector and NGOs and private sectors require B.Sc. Agriculture graduates every year. However, most of the students tend to pursue M.Sc. in different specialized fields of agriculture such as Agronomy, Soil Science, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Entomology, Horticulture, Plant Pathology and Vegetable science etc. for better prospect.

Q2. What is the relevance of B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture?

Ans. B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture is the most demanding professional degree in the present scenario. Most of the government, banking, NGOs and private sectors have huge requirement to complete their targets and achievements. B.Sc. Horticulture focuses on providing in depth academic intellect along with skills required in field and laboratory. If you want to pursue your career in horticulture, soil science, plant pathology entomology, genetics and plant breeding, seed technology and food technology etc. choose B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture for an illustrious career.

Q3. Is it mandatory to have biology in 12th for opting B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture?

Ans. No, it is not mandatory. Students from both biology and mathematics background can opt for B.Sc. (Hons.) Horticulture.

Q4. What are the industries/institutes that can be targeted for jobs/higher studies in India in Horticulture sector?

Ans. Following institutions and industries are in the search of B.Sc. Agriculture professional Indian agriculture research Institute, New Delhi, G.B.P.U.A&T. Pantnagar, TNAU, Punjab Agriculture University etc. Government Jobs sectors- Department of agriculture, Department of horticulture, Nationalized Banks, Private banks National and state seed corporations, KVKs, NABARD, NGOs, etc. Private companies- like Monsanto, Maharastra hybrid seeds private Ltd. VNR, Rashi seeds, Syngenta, Chambal fertilizers etc.