About the Department

Department of Horticulture is the pioneering department in horticultural education, research and extension in India. The Department focuses its research activities based on research priorities of the State and the Nation. On completion of this course, the M.Sc. Horticulture degree holders can work in Private companies, Processing industries, Horticulturist, Marketing Firms, Landscape Design and Interior Design firms, Private Colleges etc. and they can get jobs as a Horticulturist, Floriculturist, Food Processing Plant Manager etc. 

Why Study M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture?

There are so many reasons why an individual should pursue an M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture course. Students can pursue this course because of the following benefits of the course:

  • MSc in Horticulture encourages students to learn more about the sustainable, organic lifestyle which includes fresh produce.
  • Horticulture courses help the students to understand the nourishment, health benefits and aesthetics of different highly valued plants.
  • By researching and learning about the consumer base, the designers get the opportunity to design products which are more users friendly.
  • Through this course students will learn about various social, financial, environmental and functional aspects.
  • It trains students to implement their skills to increase productivity and improve the quality of horticultural crops.