BSc Agriculture

BSc Agriculture

Bachelors
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4 years

Far Western University (FWU) launched the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Agriculture in the academic year 2075 under the Faculty of Agriculture Science, Tikapur Multiple Campus, Tikapur, Kailali. The Agriculture course at FWU has been designed with an aim to impart the best quality education on Agriculture and its sub-branches to ultimately contribute to producing qualified professionals in the field.

Salient Features

Scholarships

The Faculty of Agriculture at the FWU offers a 25% scholarship to one/one student from the eight districts of the Sudurpaschim Province. Of the 8 earmarked scholarships, two are reserved for women, two for men, two seats for children of the working staff, two each from students from the so-called Dalit community, Madhesi community, Janajati community, Local community (Tikapur area), and 1 each for differently-abled person and person from a backward community.  

Eligibility

The minimum qualification for entry to B.Sc.(Ag.) at Far Western University is Intermediate (12 years of school education) in Science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics) or Diploma in Agriculture stream with at least 50% or C+ grade.

Admission Criteria

Students are required to sit for an entrance examination conducted by the Faculty of Agriculture, Office of the Dean at the Far Western University. 

Students can submit an online application via the official wesite: www.fwuag.edu.np or submit the filled application form in person and are required to submit all the academic transcripts and certificates alongwith.

Subject-wise questions for B. Sc. Ag. Entrance Examination

S.N. Subject No. of Questions/marks
1 English 14
2 Mathematics 14
3 Chemistry 14
4 Physics 14
5 Botany 15
6 Zoology 15
7 Agriculture and Animal Science 10
8 General Knowledge 4
Total Marks 100

Prospect Careers

Curricular Structure

Semester-wise breakdown of the courses over four year duration:

First Year | First Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
AGR1 Fundamentals of Agronomy 2 1 3
HOR1 Fundamentals of Horticulture 2 1 3
BBI1 Fundamentals of Biochemistry & Biotechnology 2 1 3
RSE1 Rural Sociology, Education & Psychology 2 0 2
AEC1 Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics 2 0 2
ASC1 Fundamentals of Animal Science. 2 1 3
SSC1 Fundamentals of Soil Science 2 1 3
AFG1 Fundamentals of Agro-Forestry 1 1 2
Total   15 6 21
First Year | Second Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
GEN2 Fundamentals of Genetics 2 1 3
AME2 Agro-meteorology 2 0 2
SCP2 Summer Crop Production 2 1 3
FPC2 Fruit & Plantation Crop Production 2 1 3
RPM2 Ruminant Production & Management 2 1 3
MFN2 Manure, Fertilizer & Nutrient Management 2 1 3
FMP2 Farm Management Production & Resource Economics 2 0 2
CPH2 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology 2 1 3
Total   16 6 22
Second Year | Third Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
PPA3 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 2 1 3
ENT3 Fundamentals of Entomology 2 1 3
AEX3 Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension 2 1 3
WCP3 Winter Crop Production 2 1 3
SPG3 Soil Physics, Genesis, Classification 1 1 2
NPM3 Non-Ruminant Production & Management 2 1 3
AQU3 Fundamentals of Aquaculture 2 1 3
VSC3 Vegetable & Spice Crop Production 2 1 3
Total   15 8 23
Second Year | Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
DAC4 Diseases of Agronomical Crop & their Management 2 1 3
IPC4 Insect-Pest of Crops & their Management 2 1 3
PBR4 Fundamentals of Plant Breeding 2 1 3
AST4 Agricultural Statistics 2 1 3
PTO4 Production Techniques of Ornamental Crops & Landscaping 1 1 2
SCW4 Soil Conservation & Watershed Management 2 1 3
ESC4 Environmental Science, Climate Change & Disaster Management 2 1 3
FPM4 Farm Power & Machinery 1 1 2
Total   14 8 22
Third Year | Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
DHC5 Diseases of Horticultural Crops & their Management 2 1 3
ENT5 Economics Entomology 2 1 3
ACO5 Agricultural Communication 2 1 3
AFC5 Agricultural Finance and Co-operation 2 1 3
UNR5 Underutilized, Neglected & Rainfed Agriculture 1 1 2
SCI5 Summer Crop Improvement 2 1 3
FSS5 Farm Structure & Survey 2 1 3
PPE5 Project Planning & Evaluation 2 0 2
Total   15 7 22
Third Year | Sixth Year
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
WCI6 Winter Crop Improvement 2 1 3
MCU6 Mushroom Cultivation 0 2 2
SGP6 Stored Grain Pest & their Management 1 1 2
PPI6 Principles & Practices of Irrigation 2 1 3
CTA6 Computer Technology in Agriculture 1 2 3
SMC6 Social Mobilization & Community Development 2 1 3
ABM6 Agri-Business Management 2 0 2
OFS6 Organic Farming & Sustainable Agriculture 2 1 3
Total   12 9 21
Fourth Year | Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
BCI7 Biological Control of Insect, Pest & Diseases 2 1 3
AMT7 Agricultural Marketing, Trade & Prices 2 1 3
PHM7 Post-Harvest Management & Value Addition of Fruits & Vegetables 2 1 3
AHM7 Animal Health Management 2 1 3
PCP7 Protected Crop Production 2 1 3
FSN7 Food Science & Nutrition 2 0 2
GNP7 Geo-informatics & Nano-technology for Precision Farming 1 1 2
IPR7 Intellectual Property Right 1 0 1
Total   14 6 20
Fourth Year | Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Title Theory Credit Practical Credit Total Credit
THE8 or LEE8 or UPA8 Mini Thesis/ LEE/ UPA 0 15 15
Grand Total                              166