B. Voc. (Agriculture Skills)

The B.Voc program is modular in nature with multiple exit points at Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma and B.Voc. Each of the six semesters carries 30 credits, resulting in a total of 180 credits for B.Voc. The credits are accumulated from Certificate to B.Voc as given below :

Semester

Duration

Location

Credits (Cumulative)

Fee

Award

I

6 months

At BSDU

30

50,000/-

Certificate

II

6 months (1yrs)

At Industry

60

10,000/-

Diploma

III

6 months (1.5yrs)

At BSDU

90

50,000/-

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IV

6 months (2yrs)

At Industry

120

10,000/-

Advanced Diploma

V

6 months (2.5yrs)

At BSDU

150

50,000/-

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VI

6 months (3yrs)

At Industry

180

10,000/-

B.Voc.

Curriculum

Semester-1

Reference
QP No.

NSQF Level

Subjects/Modules

(Hrs./Week)
L     T      P

Credits

AGR/Q0701

4

Floriculture Open Cultivation

2     0      4

4

NARQ30043

3

Vegetable Nursery Management and Cultivation

2     0      4

4

AGR/Q4101

4

Dairy Farmer / Entrepreneur

1     0      4

3

AGR/Q1202

3

Pesticide & Fertilizer

2     0      2

3

AGR/Q6103

4

Forest Nursery

2     0      2

3

 

 

Farming Basics

1     0      4

3

 

 

English Language & Comprehension

3     0      0

3

 

 

Value Education

3     0      0

3

 

 

MS Office

1     0      2

3

 

 

Computer lab- I

0     0      2

1

 

 

Total

 17    0     24

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 2

 

 

 

Industrial Training

 

Floriculture Open Cultivation

  0      0     40

20

Vegetable Nursery Management and Cultivation

Dairy Farmer / Entrepreneur

Pesticide & Fertilizer

Forest Nursery

Farming Basics

 

 

Presentation

0      0      2

1

 

 

Professional Communication Skills – I#

3      0      0

3

 

 

History (Modern History)#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Environmental Studies#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Total

9      0     42

30

Semester 3

AGR/Q0702

4

Floriculture Protected Cultivation

2       0      6

5

AGR/Q4103

5

Dairy Farm Supervision

2       0      4

4

AGR/Q0901

4

Medicinal Plants Cultivation

2       0      4

4

 

-

Seed Production

2       0      4

4

 

-

Personality Development

3       0      0

3

 

 

Professional Communication Skills-II

3       0      0

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship Development (Intro. Module)

3       0      0

3

 

 

Engineering Drawing

3       0      0

3

 

 

Computer Lab - II

0       0      2

1

 

 

Total

20     0     20

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 4

Industrial Training

 

Floriculture Protected Cultivation

 0      0     34

17

Dairy Farm Supervision

Medicinal Plants Cultivation

Seed Production

 

 

Presentation

 0      0      2

1

 

 

Organizational Behavior#

3      0      0

3

 

 

International Relations#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Current Affairs#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Socio-Economic Development#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Total

12      0      36

30

 Semester 5

 

 

Fruit Farm Management

2       0      4

     4

 

 

Vegetable Farm Management

2       0      4

     4

AGR/Q1111

5

Agriculture Machinery Repair and
Maintenance Service Provider

1       0      4

3

AGR/Q4303

7

Poultry Farm Management

1       0      4

     3

 

 

Programming with C

3       0      0

3

 

 

Advanced Communication Skills

3       0      0

3

 

 

Accounting

3       0      0

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship Development (Advanced)

3       0      0

3

 

 

Quantitative Aptitude

3       0      0

3

 

 

Computer Lab - III

0       0      2

1

 

 

Total

21      0     18

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

Semester 6

Industrial Training

 

Fruit Farm Management

 0      0      34

17

Vegetable Farm Management

Agriculture Machinery Repair and
Maintenance Service Provider

Poultry Farm Management

 

 

Presentation

 0      0      2

1

 

 

Behavioral Skills#

3      0      0

3

 

 

Economics#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Technical Writing#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Indian Constitution#

 3      0      0

3

 

 

Total

 12    0     36

30

# Mixed mode of delivery including study material and assignment during internship & contact program followed by examination on return to the university.

Career Prospects

Students after completing B.Voc in Agriculture Skills will be able to supervise farming operations in multiple farming related areas. They will also be specialized in one specific area like dairy, poultry farming, agriculture machinery. Seed production etc. They can also get employed as supervisor/manager in area of their specialization. They will also be able to start their own business in agriculture related areas. B.Voc degree holders can also appear for all the competitive examinations like IAS, Defense Services, Banking etc.

Those who choose to exit at Certificate and Diploma level will be able to get employment in Organized Farms, Nurseries, Dairy Farms and will be able to start their own business in cultivation of vegetables and flowers etc.

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