Master of Science in Agroforestry is a postgraduate Agriculture Science and Technology course. Agroforestry refers that it is an integrated approach of using the interactive benefits from combining trees and shrubs with crops and livestock. It combines agricultural and forestry technologies to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy and sustainable land-use systems. The duration of Master of Science in Agroforestry is two years and the syllabus is divided into major, minor, core and optional courses and it is also career orienting in nature.
M.Sc. Agroforestry Eligibility
They have passed the Four Year B.Sc. (Agri.)/three year B.Sc./Environmental Science examination of the University or an equivalent examination recognized by the University.
Second, who have obtained at least 50% marks in aggregate under the traditional system or an OGPA of 2.5/4, 3.5/5, 4.0/6 and 6.5/10 under the course credit system can go for it.
Applicants who have secured more than one (1) 3 division or equivalent OGPA (Overall Grade Point Average) in their academic career shall not be eligible to appear in the entrance examination.
Candidates appearing at the respective qualifying examinations shall be eligible to the entrance examination but shall have to provide the proof of their passing the said examination as and when called for, prior to their admission.
M.Sc. Agroforestry Colleges
Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Agricultural Vishvavidyalaya, Palampur
Mizoram University, Aizawl
Narendra Dev University of Agriculture and Technology - NDUAT, Faizabad
How is M.Sc. Agroforestry Course Beneficial?
After completing this diploma course candidates empower themselves of accessing and analyzing research outputs, policies, and trends in forestry, agroforestry and natural resources management and Agree on regional strategies for developing curricula and teaching materials. As it develops and adapts teaching methods and materials to national settings and improves access to appropriate teaching resources then it opens a lot of job scopes for diploma holders. They can go for higher degree research studies as well. The course also produces high calibre research scientists in the fields of tree biology, agroforestry science and natural resource management.
M.Sc. Agroforestry Job Types
Junior Research Fellow - Agroforestry
Manager - Forestry
Junior Research Fellow & Field Assistant
Relationship Manager - Retail Agriculture
Assistant Field Officer Trainee - Plantation
Credit Manager - Loan against property
Advance Course in M.Sc. Agroforestry: Ph.D. (Agroforestry)