M.Sc. in Seed Sciences and Technology


Our country’s economy is based largely on agriculture, so building a career in agriculture related fields is a good option. This will give a boost to the economy of India and on the other hand, will help remove poverty and hunger. So Seed Sciences is a very attractive branch in which courses can be done. The Indian seed industry is valued at $1000 million, so it can offer huge career growth. Students who have a biological back ground can do M.Sc. in Seed Sciences and Technology.

How Can One Become Eligible for M. Sc. in Seed Sciences and Technology?

Students who have a Bachelor’s Degree in agriculture or biological sciences or are in the final year of the relevant degree course can apply for the course. The undergraduate degree can be either in 10+2+4 scheme or in 10+2+3 scheme.

What Is Taught in the Course?

The regular course of Seed Sciences is of two years and spans over four semesters. The important subjects which are taught6 in this course are Principles of Seed Production, Seed Physiology, Seed Pathology, Seed Processing and Storage, Seed Marketing, Seed Quality Testing, and Seed Legislation and Certification. There are other subjects related to statistics and computers which are helpful in the study of seed science.

Career Opportunities:

Students having a postgraduate degree in Seed Sciences have ample career prospects. They can apply in both Government and Private Sectors. Also, there are many self employment opportunities. There are posts of Seed Production Officer, Seed Testing Officers etc. in the Govt. Sector where students can seek out job prospects. Teaching is also another career scope.

Where to Study?

Some of the best institutes which offer this course are listed here.

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology (CSAUT), Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Dr. Punjab Rao Deshmukh Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya (PKV), Krish Nagar, Akola, Maharashtra

Govind ballabh pant university of agriculture & technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand.

Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

Kerala agricultural university, Thrissur, Kerala

Rajendra agricultural university, samastipur Bihar

Calcutta University, Kolkata



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8 Responses to “M.Sc. in Seed Sciences and Technology”

  1. 8
    Ritwik sharma:

    Sr,i am persuing b.sc horticalture(3yrs) from govt.holkar science college indore and i want to know about job scope after complete my b.sc and which colleges are good for me for m.sc.

  2. 7
    Mohsin khan:

    M.Sc. (Seed technoulogy) ke MP. Me kitnd college he or admition ke lia kya elligibilti chahia

  3. 6

    m.sc (statistics) seates avilable in kanpur university

  4. 5
    rahul bairagi:

    sir iam final year student in bsc seed technology i want prosses of addmision in msc seed technology…./

  5. 4
    dani singh panwar:


  6. 3

    i want recent year seedtech question paers for the preparation of ICAR exams

  7. 2
    Fekadu Asfaw:

    how i can apply it?

  8. 1

    M.Sc & Ph.D. in Seed Science & Technology is also offered in Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu