BACHELOR OF VOCATION  IN AGRICULTURE

Bachelor of Vocation (B Voc) is a full- fledged Degree program approved by Universities Grants Commission (UGC) and recognized by Universities all over India and Abroad. B.Voc (Agriculture) Degree is a particular skill set with which one can apply for specific skill based Visa rather than general work permit for foreign immigration. B.Voc (Agriculture) has all the privileges which another Degree holder (BSc Agri, MSc Agri , BE, MBBS ) enjoys, like, going for Post Graduation, taking UPSC, Bank, agriculture engineering  exam,  etc., where basic Degree is a minimum requirement.           

The curriculum is assigned with NOS and Qualification packs given by respective Sector Skill Councils under NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). NOS (National Occupational standards) refers to standards applied uniquely in Indian context comprising of performance standards that individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of underpinning knowledge and understanding. Qualification pack comprises the set of NOS, together with educational, training and other criteria required to perform a job role.

This program offers multiple exit options as:-

NSQF Level

Duration of Course

Exit Points/Awards

4

6 months

Certificate

5

1 year

Diploma

6

2 year

Advanced Diploma

7

3 year

B.Voc Degree

After completing the B.Voc degree, the student has 3 options viz:-

(a)    To start a micro level enterprise

(b)    Move to a master’s course followed by research in the specific skill area.

(c)    Pursue an MBA program.

For eligibility criteria and more information click on the given link:-

http://www.ugc.ac.in/pdfnews/8083296_B-Vocation-ver-0.4-Final.pdf

Eligibility

            Pass in 12th Class of 10+2 pattern of CBSE or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subject. Provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately. Candidate must additionally have passed English as a subject of study (core/ elective/ functional) in the qualifying examination. OR  10+2 year in relevant discipline. Three year diploma in any discipline OR NSQF Level IV in relevant discipline

Job Opportunity

After completion of first semester, student will be getting a ‘Certificate in AGRICULTURE’ from University. Similarly the candidate may work as a Certified TECHNICAL ASSISTANT in any reputed agriculture firms or government organization and can also serve as a freelance technician on demand. OR setup own micro business

After completion of the second semester the student will be getting ‘Diploma in AGRICULTURE’ from University. Similarly the candidate may work as an agriculture Technician in any reputed agriculture industries and also has an opportunity to become an Entrepreneur. After completion of the second year the student will be getting an ‘Advanced Diploma in AGRICULTURE from University. Completion of diploma may fetch you job of SCIENTIST/ RESEARCH ASSOCIATE in any reputed AGRICULTURE firms and also has an opportunity to become an Entrepreneur and also government jobs.

After completion of three years  B.Voc. in AGRICULTURE ‘Degree Certificate’ will be issued by university. The candidate may become an ‘AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT OFFICER IN GOVERNMENT OR SENIOR SCIENTIST/ MARKETING MANAGER/ TECHNICAL OFFICER in any reputed agriculture firms and also has an opportunity to become an Entrepreneur

Selection Procedure

            The candidates will be selected on the basis of the merit list. There will be a written test to recognize the candidate of appropriate NSQF level prior to learning of advance levels as per guidelines of UGC for admission to 3rd or 5th semester of the course.

Rules of Reservation

            Reservation of seats as per the Government of India rules apply.

Faculty Details

  1. RAJDEEP SINGH DHALIWAL  (Nodal officer) 
  1. Dr. SARVAN KUMAR KHOKHAR (Assistant professor)

 Curriculum:

First Year (1st Semester)

BVAG-111                               Punjabi Compulsory 

BVAG-111 (A)                         Elementary Punjabi

 BVAG-112                              English Communication Skills I

BVAG-113                               Basic of Agriculture-I

BVAG-114                               Water Management and Micro Irrigation

BVAG-115                               Designing and layout of micro irrigation system

BVAG-116                               Practical pertaining to Water Management and Micro irrigation

BVAG-117                               Practical pertaining to designing and layout of micro irrigation system