MSc in Agriculture

MSc in Agriculture

2 years

Offering Colleges (1)

Master of Science in Agriculture (M.Sc Ag) program of Tribhuvan University.


For admission to M.Sc.Ag., a minimum of second division in B.Sc.Ag. or B.Sc. Horticulture is required.

Entrance Examination: 

An entrance examination will be held with a weightage of 100 marks. Students must secure at least 50 marks to be eligible for admission. Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs) of 100 marks will be asked from various areas of this subject. The total duration of the entrance examination is 90 minutes only. 

Subjectwise weightage for M.Sc in Agriculture (Plant Sciences and Social Sciences)

Subjects Weightage
Agronomy 9
Horticulture 9
Soil Science and Agriculture-engineering 9
Agricultural-Economics 9
Agricultural-Botany and Ecology 9
Plant Breeding 9
Plant Pathology 9
Entomology 9
Sociology and Agricultural-Extension 9
Animal Sciences 9
Statistics & Mathematics 4
Crop Physiology, Biochemistry and Others 4
General Knowledge 2
Total 100

When the scores are equal, the percentage/CGPA of the Bachelor's level, and if that is also equal, the percentage/grade of the subjects Biology, Chemistry, English, Math, and Physics in order, will be considered to establish the merit list. 

Admission Criteria

Subjects in Agricultural Science

Students can choose one of the following subjects for the specialization.  A total of 68 seats are distributed across subjects of various specializaton as mentioned in the table below;

Specialization in M.Sc Ag Quota
Agricultural Economics 11
Horticulture 11
Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology 11
Plant Science 8
Entomology 8
Agronomy and Environmental Science 8
Soil Science 8
Plant Breeding and Genetics 8
Plant Pathology 5
Total 78


Documents Checklist

  1. Citizenship No. /Passport Complete academic certificates and transcripts (from S.L.C. to above degrees.)
  2. Migration Certificate (if graduation from others than TU)
  3. Equivalente Certificate (if graduation from others than TU)
  4. Grade conversion certificate (if marks are mentioned in GRADE basis)
  5. PP size recent photo (3 copies)
  6. Official leave/release and recommendation letter (for those applicants who are Govt./INGO/NGO employee and foreign nationals)
  7. Letters of Sponsorship (for those applicants who will be funded by sponsoring agencies)
  8. Application and entrance examination fees paid receipt (from account section of IAAS