B.Sc. (Agriculture)

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B.Sc. (Agriculture) is a 4 year full time undergraduate programme to get the students acquainted with various facets of agriculture and its related specializations. The syllabus is very exhaustive in tune with the industrial as well as Govt. jobs requirements, Agro - Industry Sectors like food processing, grain and seed processing, dairy processing, feed manufacturing and service sectors like agricultural consultants, agricultural statisticians, agriculture officers in banks and foreign agricultural service etc. There are several Government agencies at centre, state and district levels, which appoint agriculture graduates.


  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Degree from Govt. Universities.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • Impressive scholarship schemes for meritorious students.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.
  • Happening campus life with a variety of sports and cultural events.

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Life @ DBS BSc Agriculture

Why B.Sc. Agriculture at DBS School of Agriculture and Allied Sciences

  • No capitation fee.
  • Scholarships up to 50% in tuition fee for meritorious students.
  • Course structure as per ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) approved syllabus.
  • UGC recognized / Affiliated with Govt. University. Graduated students are eligible for employment anywhere in the country and abroad.
  • Agricultural Farm attached with the college campus.
  • Fine tuned with the industrial and Govt. jobs requirements.
  • Highly experienced well qualified (Doctorates) from institutes of repute, engaged in consultancy, research and publication to add immense value to academic life.
  • Live Projects and demonstrations in the areas of crop production, nursery raising, organic farming, floriculture, vegetable crop production, medicinal plants, orchard management, ornamental horticulture etc.
  • Forest inventory & socio economic surveys, wild life habitat studies, attachment with state forest department and forest based industries etc for making the students versatile for industry.
  • Experiential Learning Activities: Students are exposed to Commercial farms to know-how that create an opportunity for students to engage and tone up their endurance, confidence and management skills.
  • Innovative Pedagogy : Emphasis on case studies and inter-personal based teaching to develop skills in analytical thinking and reflective judgment by reading and discussing complex, real-life scenarios.
  • Well equipped Labs with necessary field equipments and research facilities for demonstration and independent project work.
  • Opportunity for inter personal development by having association with MBA and PGDM students from India & abroad.

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Placement in well renowned firms, industries, services and agricultural sector based tie-ups including banking and corporate world. Students explore a wide range of career opportunities ranging from Banking Sector jobs to Agro-industries, research in reputed institutes like ICFRE, to other sought after profiles like Agriculture Development Officers (ADOs) and Agriculture Extension Officers (AEOs).

For more details on placements click here.


Must have passed 10+2 (Science stream) with 50 % (Science stream)

Course Structure

Semester 1
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Agriculture Meteorology
  • Computer Application
  • Str. & Spoken English
  • Elementary Agri / Elementary Biology / Elementary Mathematics
  • Principles of Agronomy
  • Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology
Semester 2
  • Fundamentals of Soil Science
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Elementary Plant Biochemistry
  • Weed management
  • Element of Genetics
  • Introductory Entomology
  • Introductory Plant Pathology
  • Microbiology
Semester 3
  • Vegetable Production
  • Irrigation water management
  • Principles of Plant Breeding & Breeding of Field Crops
  • Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
  • Agri. Marketing and International trade
  • Field Crops I (Kharif)
  • Crop Disease and their management

Semester 4
  • Economic Entomology
  • Introduction to Plant Biotechnology
  • Field Crops II ( Rabi)
  • Agriculture Co-operation, Finance and Business Mgt.
  • Insect Pest and their Management
  • Rainfed Agriculture
Semester 5
  • Poultry Management
  • Mushroom Cultivation
  • Elementary Crop Physiology
  • Farm Machinery and Power
  • Farm Mgt. and Natural Resource Economics
  • Fundamentals of Extension Education and Rural Development
  • Post Harvest Mgt. &Processing of Fruits and Vegetables
  • Practical Crops Production-I
Semester 6
  • Farming System and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Conservation and Management of soil and water resources
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Environmental Science
  • Silviculture and Agro Forestry
  • Seed Production and Processing Technology
  • Practical Crops Production-II

Semester 7
  • General Economics
  • Breeding and Improvement of Farm Animals
  • Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Element of Food Technology
  • Human Food and Nutrition
  • Soil Taxonomy, Survey and remote sensing
  • Production Technology of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Semester 8
  • Rural Agriculture Work Experience

Admission Process

  1. Admissions in above Under Graduate Courses is on the basis of merit of Class XII marks and personal interview.
  2. You may fill the registration form available on the website and pay Rs. 1000/- on line as the registration fees.

    Alternatively: You may download the registration form from our website www.doonbusinessschool.com and fill the same, attach a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/-  drawn in favour of Doon Business School payable at Dehradun.  And send the same at Doon Business School, 122 mi, Selaqui, Dehradun. On the receipt of the duly filled registration form the institute will inform the date of PI and nearest location as per the preference filled by you through email or telephonically.
  3. On the date of scheduled interview the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

    • 8 passport size photographs
    • Character certificate from the last  school attended
    • 10th class marks sheet & pass certificate
    • 12th class marks sheet & pass certificate
    • Two sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
    • Copies of extracurricular / sports or any other major achievement done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

    Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall appear for their Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
  4. If any of the above mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 30th October 2016.
  5. The merit list is drawn on the basis of weightage as under
    Class 12 %  - 50%
    Personal Interveiw - 50%

    A merit list will be drawn on the basis of above. Those shortlisted ,an offer / short listing letter will be sent to them.
  6. Students confirmed for admission shall have to deposit the balance fees for the first year within next 30 days of confirmation of admission.

    Those students wishing to avail a bank loan and requiring extra time shall make a request within 3 weeks of confirmation of admission. Additional time to deposit the fee for 30 days or as deemed fit by the Director through a bank loan will be granted only on an additional payment of Rs. 10000/- with an undertaking that in case the fees is not deposited till the due date, the seat may be allotted to another candidate.

    In case of sanction of higher loan amounts, the balance will be refunded to the students.


Expected Cost of B.Sc (Agri/Horticulture/Forestry)
program at
Doon Business School : 2017-21

Bank loan purpose only
FEES Ist Sem 2nd Sem 3rd Sem 4th Sem 5th Sem 6th Sem 7th Sem 8th Sem
Admission Fees (Non Refundable) 10,000              
Tution Fees 29,500 29,500 32,000 32,000 34,500 34,500 37,000 37,000
Security (Refundable)     7,500          
Study Trip & Manali Trip         10,000      
CDC Training             5,000  
TOTAL 39,500 29,500 39,500 32,000 44,500 34,500 42,000 37,000

Scholarships (Based on Class XII Marks): Scholarship % = Marks obtained in Class XII - 60. e.g. If a student get 85% marks in class XII. He/she will get (85-60)% : 25 % Scholarship in tution fees every semester and 50% Scholarship to all students whose scores a minimum of 90% marks in class XII on Tution Fees.

Other Incidental Optional Charges  
Charges for Uniform Dress Camp 7,900
Book Bank (for all Eight Semesters) EET Library 5,000
University Exam Fees As applicable from university (Approx 2500 per sem)
Hostel Fees including Boarding & Lodging for the Academic Session 2017-18 (per annum)
Admission Fees One Time 7,500

Two Seater with attached washroom w/o balcony/

Three Seater with attached washroom

Three Seater with common washroom/

Chummery Accommodation attached washroom/





  Laundry Charges (Compulsory) 2,500
In case of students do not have their local guardian, a medical insurance policy will be taken by the institute 2,000