MSc Agriculture (Agronomy)

Eligibility: BSc Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry with 6/10 OGPA or 60%.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and faculty interaction

Eligibility : BSc Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry with 6/10 OGPA or 60%.

  • Duration : 2 years
  • Admission Criteria : Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and faculty interaction

MSc Agriculture (Agronomy) at Shoolini University provides the study of sustainable agriculture, ways to improve and increase agricultural productivity, theories to understand and create food security etc. Students apply such learnings to real-world situations by combining research with in-depth instruction in Climatology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology and Plant Breeding.

Most of the faculty is an alumnus of global universities such as Oxford, NIH, NCI, Johns Hopkins Medical School, as well as top universities of India like IISc, JNU, DU, and ZSI. Many faculty members have received grants from National and International funding agencies.

Research Opportunities

Weed Science | Nutrient Management | Water Management | Crop Management | Soil Management

Global Links

Academic collaborations with universities in USA, UK, Korea, Taiwan, etc.

Real-Life Projects

Crop cafeteria and milk unit for field practicals. Kalaghat Farm for research and demonstration purposes.


Diverse, high-paying career paths in sectors like agribusiness, agricultural research, and sustainable practices.

MSc Agriculture (Agronomy) Career Opportunities

    • Gazetted and Non-Gazetted post in state departments
    • Agriculture Field Officer in banks 
    • Teaching and non-teaching posts in State and Central universities
    • Jobs in herbicide and fertilizer companies 
    • Food Corporation of India
    • Subject Matter Specialist in Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Agronomist)

Top Faculty

Student Voices

Aman Kapoor

Anshika Malhotra

Navjot Kaur

Bhagyalaxmi Rath

Top Campus Recruiters

Some of the major companies that visit our campus and hire our graduates are:

Frequently Asked Questions

The MS Swaminathan School of Agriculture at Shoolini University has a blend of senior and young faculty with Doctoral degrees in their respective fields. All faculty members are enthusiastic and motivated to experiment with promoting scientific agriculture for the benefit of the farming community. Dr YS Negi is the Dean of the School of Agriculture. With over 38 years of teaching and research experience, he has a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley.

After completing this degree from Shoolini University, students can work as data analysts in Agri-startups and tech firms or work in banks and other financial firms. Students can also pursue an academic career by enrolling in a PhD Agriculture program.

Yes, we emphasise hands-on experience, and all students participate in practical training as well as in extension activities where they share the knowledge they gained with farmers through field visits. Shoolini University has a crop cafeteria for day-to-day field practicals, small-scale milk unit, Kalaghat Farm for research and demonstration purposes as well as instructional farms to grow seasonal crops as per the course curriculum. Our students take the lead in organising events on occasions like World Food Day, World Soil Day and Parthenium Awareness Week, Science Exhibitions, etc.

We organise regular field visits, lectures, and interactions with experts. In their final year of the program, students are exposed to rural agricultural settings and agro-industries through course modules like Rural Agriculture Work Experience (RAWE), Agro-Industrial Attachments (AIA) and the Experiential Learning Program (ELP).

Our fully functional Placement Cell with its team of experienced professionals has tie-ups with industry giants and multi-national corporations who visit Shoolini campus during Placement Week for On-the-Spot Placements. Our ‘Mission 130’ provides 100 per cent employability to students with 30 per cent in top companies.

Yes! The Shoolini Alumni Association organises Alumni Meet every year where alumni get together to share their valuable experiences with current students. We also invite outstanding alumni for expert talks, workshops, and seminars.

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