MSc Agriculture (Soil Science) at Shoolini University offers in-depth knowledge about developing sustainable agricultural production strategies. Aspirants learn to research and monitor the properties of soils, study physical attributes of soil, biological composition and chemical makeup, determine the best crops to grow in a specific soil at a given place and time, and above all, use their findings to help solve a wide range of soil-management issues.

Shoolini University is located at the foothills of the Himalayas. Located at a short distance from Solan town, we enjoy clean air and a rural setting. This offers the apt environment for study of agriculture.

Faculty members come from leading campuses across the world, including Oxford, NIH and IIT.

Key areas of research

Soil Fertility | Soil Pedology | Soil Physics | Soil Microbiology | Soil Chemistry | Soil Pollution

Career Opportunities

  • Soil Chemist
  • Jobs in Fertilizer Companies 
  • Pollution Control Boards
  • Assistant Professor in Soil Science in State Agriculture and at Central Agriculture Universities
  • Subject Matter Specialist at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Soil Science)
  • Jobs in Regional Rural Banks and Public Sector Banks


13th Private University of India


Faculty from Oxford, Berkeley, UPenn, Columbia, IITs, IIMs etc.


Alumni at Stanford, Columbia, INSEAD, Napoli, Gachon

Course Instructors
Ashish KhoslaProfessor
Shyam Singh ChandelProfessor
M. S. ThakurProfessor
Bhaskar GoelProfessor
Ram Prakash DwivediProfessor
Abhilash PathaniaAssistant Professor
Amar Raj Singh SuriAssociate Professor
Robin ThakurAssociate Professor
Pankaj VaidyaProfessor
Raj Kumar SainiAssociate Professor
Neeraj GandotraAssociate Professor
Raj KumarAssociate Professor
Sashank ThapaAssistant Professor
Sorabh AggarwalAssistant Professor
Sushil KumarAssistant Professor
Veena KashyapAssistant Professor
Gaurav GuptaAssociate Professor
Ashwani SharmaAssistant Professor
Namita GandotraAssistant Professor
Hemant SharmaAssistant Professor
Diksha SharmaAssistant Professor
Nitisha SharmaAssistant Professor
Sunil kumarAssistant Professor
SoniaAssistant Professor
Arunava PoddarAssistant Professor
Arvind Singh BishtAssistant Professor
Kushal KanwarAssistant Professor
Bhawna BhatiaAssistant Professor
Bharti ThakurAssistant Professor
Prachi AgrawalAssistant Professor
Virender RihaniProfessor
Navsal KumarAssistant Professor
Nitin Kumar SharmaAssistant Professor
Rahul ChandelAssistant Professor
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Course Details
  • Eligibility: BSc Agriculture/Horticulture/ Forestry with 6/10 OGPA or 60%.
  • Admission Criteria: Shoolini University's multiple choice entrance test, and faculty interaction
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Semester Fees: 65000

* One-time refundable security fee of Rs. 10,000

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