List of Courses in Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi


Birsa Agricultural University came into existence in the year 1981 and the university was inaugurated by the former Prime Minister of India Late Smt. Indira Gandhi. The main purpose behind the establishment of this university is to develop field-specific manpower and technologies for the areas like forestry, animal husbandry and agriculture. The university is offering education and conducting research in three main faculties namely forestry, animal husbandry and agriculture.

Birsa Agricultural University is offering education through 35 departments, three zonal research stations & farms, six directorates, a college of biotechnology and 16 krishi vigyan kendras. This university is wholly a residential university and therefore the campus of the university is provided with residential facilities for staff members and students. Birsa Agricultural University is offering courses under diploma/certificate, UG, PG and doctoral levels and the list of courses offered by the university under these levels of education is given below:

Diploma/Certificate Courses:

Diploma in Food Processing

Certificate course in Fruit and vegetable processing technology

Under graduation Courses:

College of Agriculture:

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry:

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry

College of Forestry:

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Post Graduate Courses:

Master of Science in Agriculture (with specialization in)

o Crop Physiology

o Agricultural Economics

o Agricultural Extension Education

o Agricultural Statistics

o Entomology

o Agricultural Physics

Master of Science in Agriculture & Doctor of Philosophy in

o Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

o Plant Breeding & Genetics

o Plant Pathology

o Horticulture

o Agronomy

Master of Veterinary Science (with specialization in)

o Extension Education

o Animal husbandry

o Live stock production & management

o Veterinary Biochemistry

Master of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Philosophy in

o Veterinary Pathology

o Parasitology

o Microbiology

o Medicine

o Gynaecology

o Veterinary Public health & epidemiology

o Veterinary Surgery

o Veterinary Physiology

o Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

o Animal Nutrition

o Animal Breeding & Genetics

o Veterinary Anatomy

Master of Science in Forestry (with specialization in)

o Social Forestry

o Extension

o Forest Management

o Silviculture

Master of Science in Biotechnology

Birsa University is awarding Doctor of Philosophy degrees through its Post-graduate faculties on the basis of research-cum-course thesis evaluation. The Ph. D programmes are spread over four semesters, within which students will have to complete 36 hours of research work and 24 credit hours course. The university aims at development of the plateau region and the development of the economic standard of the people belonging to backward and tribal community.



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One Response to “List of Courses in Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi”

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    Anita lakra:

    can a biology student (bio,phy,chem) do bsc in food tech?plz reply soon.