School of Agriculture

The MS Swaminathan School of Agriculture, named after the legendary ‘Father of Green Revolution in India’, drives inspiration from his contributions in introducing and developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in the county.

The agricultural industry is undergoing a critical phase of adaptation and change as it faces numerous environmental and social challenges. Growth and development of agriculture is important for the overall economic development as the expansion of market for industrial goods and services hinges on agriculture growth.

Agriculture sector demands trained human resource in its various sub-disciplines, especially scientific agriculture. Dedicated faculty members with extensive teaching, extension work, and research experience are able to effectively interact and relate with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.


  • Instills technical and managerial skills to prepare students to pursue a career in food, agroindustry, agriculture extension, environment, and health
  • Aims to modernise Indian agriculture with formal agricultural education 
  • Located in the midst of a thriving Himalayan ecosystem, we aim at professionalising agriculture 
  • Programmes run as per the guidelines of Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
  • Placements with industry giants 


BSc (Hons) Agriculture 4 years 10+2 in PCM/ PCB with minimum 60% marks.
MSc Agriculture (Agricultural Extension Education) 2 years BSc (Agri)/Horticulture with 6.00/10 OGPA or 60% marks.
MSc Agriculture (Agronomy) 2 years BSc (Agri)/Horticulture with 6.00/10 OGPA or 60% marks.
MSc Agriculture (Plant Breeding & Genetics) 2 years BSc (Agri)/Horticulture with 6.00/10 OGPA or 60%.
MSc Agriculture (Soil Science) 2 years BSc Agriculture/Horticulture with 6/10 OGPA or 60%.

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Student Voices

Dikshita Thakur (MSc Biotech)
The exposure and education at Shoolini enabled me to secure a job in BioCon, one of the top Biotech firms.

Rajan Rolta (BTech/MTech BT)
I am grateful to Shoolini and my mentor for supporting me in filing nine patents during my B Tech and M Tech programs.


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