Department of Soil Science was established under the School of Agricultural Sciences, SGRR University in 2017. The Postgraduate Degree Programme is being started in 2020-2021.Over the years, the trained and accomplished faculty members as well as students is addressing current issues in Soil Science have won national and international awards. To impart teaching at UG, PG and PhD levels and research on physical, chemical and biological properties in soils  for  enhance productivity and quality of soil and agricultural produce. To cater the needs of farmers, the soil testing lab is issuing Soil Health Card with crop based nutrient recommendation. 


Collaboration with Hans Foundation for organic farming through Shivansh composting.

Q 1. What is the scope of M.Sc. ( Ag.) Soil Science?
Ans. The carrier opportunities and job prospects for a post graduate with a Master of Science in Soil Science are diverse. Job opportunities are available in Government and Private sectors, Research establishment, Higher education and many more.

Q 2. Is it mandatory to have agriculture in B. Sc. for opting M. Sc(Ag.) Soil Science?
Ans. No, students having in B.Sc. degree in Horticulture and Forestry can also apply for M.Sc. (Ag.) Soil Science.

Q 3. What are the industries/ Institutes that can be targeted for jobs , higher studies in India in Agriculture sector?
Ans. In Government sectors a person can join State & Central Department of Agriculture. In State Government a person can join in Agriculture Officer(Banks), Agriculture Marketing Officer, FCI ( Food Corporation of India), Food Inspector ,Farm Manager, Quality Assurance Officer, Agriculture Research Officer, Soil Conservation Officer etc. In Central Government a person can join in Assistant Soil Conservation Officer, Chief Soil Survey Officer etc. In Private Sectors a person can join in Fertilizer Industries, Pesticides Industries, Seed Industries, Sugar Industries, Bio- Technological Industries, BIO-Pesticides Industries, Sericulture Units, Agricultural Financial Institutions/ Banks. NGOs and research associates for their R&D Units.