ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
B.Voc. (Agri Business and Agrarian Entrepreneurship) course is being run by the college under Deen Dayal Upadhyay KAUSHAL Kendra scheme of University Grants Commission, New Delhi. Agriculture and its allied activities are the mainstay of Indian Economy with around fifty percent of our population dependent upon it directly and indirectly for employment. The sector provides for commercial oppurtunities which helps escalating the growth of farmers/entrepreneurs. There are many job roles available from the ancillary industries like dairy, poultry, fishery, bee keeping, sericulture, piggery, shrimp, floriculture, horticulture etc.
The programme curriculum has been designed as per the Qualification Packs/Model Curriculum released by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI) and in close consultation with Skill Development Board, Panjab University having experts from the industry and university. The curriculum includes general education and skill development components having extensive practical and on-the job training along with periodic industrial visits and industry interactions.
As per University Grants Commission, New Delhi letter D.O. No. F. 2-7/2014 (CC/NVEQF) Misc. dated 4th August 2016:
- Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc), a Bachelor level degree specified by UGC under section 22(3) of UGC Act, 1956 and notified in official Gazette of India dated 19th January, 2013 be recognized at par with other Bachelor level degrees for competitive exams conducted by Union/State Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission or other such bodies where the eligibility criteria is “Bachelor Degree in any discipline”.
- Students with B.Voc degree should be considered for trans-disciplinary vertical mobility into such courses where entry qualification is a Bachelor degree without specific requirement in a particular discipline.
10+2 in any discipline of the University/Board/ Council or examination of any other recognized university with not less than 45% marks in the aggregate.Number of Seats: 50
ADMISSION CRITERIA: Merit Basis
DURATION: Three year Degree Course (6 semesters) with exit point facility after 1st Year and 2nd Year.
|After 1st Year –||Diploma|
|After 2nd Year –||Advanced Diploma|
|After 3rd Year –||Degree|
|GEN -101||Communication Skills|
|GEN -102||Fundamentals of Information Technology|
|ASC – 103||Introduction to Agribusiness and Agrarian Entrepreneurship|
|ASC – 104||Livestock Production and Management|
|ASC – 105||Feeds and Feeding of Animals|
|GEN 201||Soft Skills and Personality Development|
|GEN 202||Business Ethics|
|ASC – 203||Dairy Farm Economics & Entrepreneurship.|
|ASC – 204||Quality Control Of Milk And Processing|
|ASC – 205||Health & Safety Management|
|SIT-201||Summer Industrial Training|
|GEN 301||Value Education and Human Rights|
|ASC – 303||Introduction to Poultry Farming|
|ASC – 304||Management of Broiler and Layer Chicken|
|ASC – 305||Hatchery Management|
|GEN 401||Environmental Studies|
|GC 402||Project Management|
|ASC-404||Poultry Health and Bio-Security|
|ASC–405||Poultry Production Economics and Marketing|
|SIT–401||Summer Industrial Training|
|GEN-501||Critical Thinking and Elementary Statistics|
|GC-502||Introduction To Research Methodology And Report Writing|
|ASC–503||Economics of Floriculture|
|ASC–504||Land Preparation and cultivation of Floriculture|
|GEN 601||Entrepreneurship Development Programme|
|GC 602||Total Quality Management|
|ASC–604||Post-Harvest Management of Flowers|
|ASC–605||Practical Learning in floriculture|
|SIT-601||Summer Industrial/In-house Training and Comprehensive Viva|
The curriculum includes Industrial Visits and On-Job training at regular intervals.
The skill components in the course curriculum will also be assessed by Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI).