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Punjab Agricultural University Courses

Updated on: Mar 4, 2013

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana offers various graduate, postgraduate and certificate courses. Admission to all these courses are done through entrance test.

Given below is the list of academic courses offered at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU)

College of Agriculture

  • Bachelor of Science (Agri) Hons. - 4 years programme

  • Bachelor of Education to Agriculture and Home Science graduates - 1 year programme

  • Masters in Science - In 12 disciplines
    Agronomy
    Agro-meteorology
    Extension Education
    Entomology
    Food Science & technology - Food Technology
    Horticulture – Pomology
    Floriculture & Landscaping
    Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Plant Pathology
    Soil Science
    Vegetable Crops
    Forestry

  • Ph D - in 10 disciplines
    Agronomy
    Agro-meteorology
    Extension Education
    Entomology
    Food Science & technology - Food Technology
    Horticulture – Pomology
    Plant Breeding & Genetics
    Plant Pathology
    Soil Science
    Vegetable Crops

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology

Departments
  • Agronomy
  • Entomology
  • Extension Education
  • Floriculture & Landscaping
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Forestry & Natural Resources
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Science
  • Vegetable Crops
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • School of Agril. Biotechnology

College of Basic Sciences & Humanities

Departments
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Economics & Sociology
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology
  • Business Management
  • Agril. Journalism,Languages & Culture
  • Maths., Statistics, & Physics

Programs

Out of the total 668 credit hours of UG courses offered by the University, 115 credit hours are offered by this College. The College is running following academic programmes:
  • Certificate Course: French (one year)
  • Diploma Course: Agril.Journalism (one year)
  • Herbal and Aromatic plants (one year)
  • PG (Masters) M.Sc/ MBA/ MJMC ; Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Business management, Agril. Journalism and Agricultural Economic and Sociology
  • PG (Ph.D): Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Agricultural economics

College of Home Science

Departments
  • Foods & Nutrition
  • Family Resource Management
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Human Development
  • Home Science Extension Education

PAU Undergraduate Courses

  • B.Sc (Hons) H.Sc (4-year programme)
  • B.Sc (Hons) H.Sc (6-year programme)
  • B.Sc (Hons) Fashion Designing (3-year programme)
  • Diploma Courses (1- year programme)
    -Fashion Designing
    -Interior Decoration
    -Food Preservation and Baking
    -Management of Creche and Nursery School
  • Farm Women Training Programme- One year Certificate Course in Home Science and Selected Agricultural Practices
  • Certificate Courses (3 months)
    -Souvenirs and Handicrafts
    -Child Care

PAU Postgraduate Courses

  • M.Sc. (2-year programme)
    -Clothing and Textiles
    -Family Resource Management
    -Food & Nutrition
    -Home Science Extension Education
    -Human Development

  • Ph.D (3-year programme)    
    -Clothing and Textiles
    -Family Resource Management
    -Food & Nutrition
    -Home Science Extension Education
    -Human Development

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics (1-year programme)
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