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    2005

    age > 10 years

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A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Indira Gandhi National Open University, School of Agriculture.

More about Indira Gandhi National Open University, School of Agriculture

Indira Gandhi National Open University, School of Agriculture strives for a flagship role in turning the rural unemployed youth to first rate agricultural entrepreneurs and agri-business managers of tomorrow. The impact of agricultural education through distance mode will soon be discernible in development of new breeds of entrepreneurs, increased employment opportunities, higher earnings and better work environment. Institute Mission is to improve and sustain the quality of human life and productivity of Agriculture and Allied Sectors through Open and Distance Learning.

Courses Offered at Indira Gandhi National Open University, School of Agriculture

The college offers Doctoral Degree with specialization in Doctor of Philosophy in Dairy Science and Technology (PhDDR), Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension (PhD (AgE)), PG and Advance Diploma with specialization in Post-Graduate Diploma In Plantation Management (PGDPM), Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM), PG and Advance Certificate with specialization in Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy (PGCAP), Diploma with specialization in Diploma in Value-added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO), Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT), Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV), Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT), Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM), Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT), Certificate with specialization in Certificate in Sericulture (CIS), Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management (CWHM), Certificate in Poultry Farming (CPF), Certificate in Bee Keeping (CIB), Certificate in Organic Farming (COF), Awareness Programme with specialization in Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (APVPFV) and Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers (APDF).

19 Courses

Courses after 10th (15)

Post Graduate Diploma In Plantation Management (PGDPM)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
Graduation in any discipline

Course details

Post-Graduate Diploma In Plantation Management (PGDPM)
Admission Criteria:

Graduation in any discipline.

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Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Dairy Technology (DDT)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Diploma in Value added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior Secondary Pass Outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Value added Products from Cereals, Pulses and Oilseeds (DPVCPO)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables (DVAPFV)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Post Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    6 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
Graduation in any discipline

Course details

Post-Graduate Certificate in Agriculture Policy


Admission Criteria:

Graduation in any discipline.

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Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
a) Graduation/ Post Graduation in Science with Chemistry/ Bio-chemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects. b) Degree/ Post Graduation Degree in allied sciences like Agriculture/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ Post Harvest Technology/ Engineering/ Home Science/ Life Science/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Horticulture/ Dairy Technology/ Veterinary/ Fisheries/ Hotel Management and Catering/ Hospitality Management etc. c) Science graduates in disciplines like Geography, Statistics with Physics & Math, Art Subjects and Medical Lab technology and with minimum three years’ experience in food processing and /or quality control. These students should have minimum one year experience in quality control activities. d) Art/ Commerce graduates with diploma in food science/ hotel management disciplines viz. fruits and vegetables, dairy technology, meat technology, cereal, pulses and oilseeds etc. with minimum 5 years’ experience in Food Processing/ Food Quality Control/ Hotel Management (food preparation/ food catering) and out of which two years’ experience should be in quality control activities. This shall provide vertical mobility to diploma holders. e) B.A./ B.Com Graduates with minimum of 7 years’ experience in Food Processing/ Food Quality Control/ Hotel Management (food preparation/ food catering) or holding senior position in Govt./Semi Govt. Units involved in Food Quality Control.

Course details

Post-Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Management (PGDFSQM)
Admission Criteria:

Science Graduates with Chemistry/ Bio-chemistry or Microbiology as one of the subjects. BA/B Com graduates with minimum 7 years experience or holding senior position in Govt/Semi Govt Units involved in Food Quality Control

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Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior Secondary Pass Outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Fish Products Technology (DFPT)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior Secondary Pass Outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Watershed Management (DWM)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    12 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10+2 Senior secondary pass outs (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma programme.

Course details

Diploma in Meat Technology (DMT)
Admission Criteria:

1). 10+2 Senior secondary pass outs 2). BPP (under IGNOU/OLS mode) 3). 10th pass may enroll simultaneously for the BPP and Diploma Programme

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Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    6 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10th pass (or) Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU.

Course details

Certificate in Water Harvesting and Management
Admission Criteria:

1). 10th pass 2). Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU. 3). The minimum age for admission to the BPP programme is 18 years. Therefore, the minimum age for 4). 10th pass students taking simultaneous admission for the BPP and Diploma programme is 18 years.

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Certificate in Bee Keeping (CIB)
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    48 months

Course details

Certificate in Bee Keeping (CIB)
Admission Criteria:

Candidate should have 8th pass.

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Certificate in Poultry Farming
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    6 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
8th pass

Course details

Certificate in Poultry Farming
Admission Criteria:

Candidate should have 8th pass.

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Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    48 months

Course details

Certificate in Organic Farming (COF)
Admission Criteria:

10+2 pass-outs / Bachelor in Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU.

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Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables
Accrediated by Other

Course details

Awareness Programme on Value Added Products from Fruits and Vegetables
Admission Criteria:

Any 8th standard passout who can read and write Hindi or English or regional language who is a Progressive farmer or good producer of the fruits and vegetables

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Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers (APDF)
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    6 months

Course details

Awareness Programme on Dairy Farming for Rural Farmers (APDF)
Admission Criteria:

NO formal Qualification.

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Fellowship / Doctoral (2)

Doctor of Philosophy in Dairy Science and Technology (PhDDR)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
Master Degree in Dairy Science (Dairy Technology, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Engineering), Food Science/ Food Technology, M.V.Sc. (Animal Products Technology/ Dairy Science), M.Sc. Agriculture (Dairy Science/ Dairy Technology) .

Course details

Doctor of Philosophy in Dairy Science and Technology (PhDDR)
Admission Criteria:

Master Degree in Dairy Science (Dairy Technology, Dairy Chemistry, Dairy Microbiology, Dairy Engineering), Food Science/ Food Technology, MVSc (Animal Products Technology/ Dairy Science), MSc Agriculture (Dairy Science/ Dairy Technology)

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Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Extension)
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    24 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
M.Sc. (Ag.) with 55 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ST candidates) in Agriculture Extension / Extension Education / Home Science Extension / Dairy Extension / Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension / Fisheries Extension / Agricultural Communication/ Development Communication / Agricultural Extension and Communication Master’s degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences or allied fields (with bridge course)

Course details

Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Extension)
Admission Criteria:

MSc (Ag) with fifty-five percent marks in either of the courses in Agriculture Extension, Extension Education, Home Science Extension, Dairy Extension, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension, Fisheries Extension, Agricultural Communication, Development Communication, Agricultural Extension and Communication. Master's degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences or allied fields

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PG Courses (1)

Certificate course in Sericulture
Affiliated to IGNOU University
Accrediated by Other
  • course delivery

    Correspondence
  • Duration

    6 months
Admission/Eligibility criteria
10th pass out or Non-10th pass-out having 2 years’ experience in the field of Sericulture. The experience certificate should be from the extension officials of the Department of Sericulture/Agriculture/Extension/ Recognized NGOs/Industry

Course details

Collage offers Certificate course in Sericulture. Its a three months certification course.
Admission Criteria:

Minimum eligibility 10th pass out or Non-10th pass-out, having 2 years experience in the field of Sericulture. The experience certificate should be from the extension officials of the Dept of Sericulture/Agriculture/Extension/ Recognized NGOs/Industry.

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Courses After 12th (1)

Appreciation Programme on Sustainability Science (APSS)
Accrediated by Other
  • Duration

    48 months

Course details

Appreciation Programme on Sustainability Science (APSS)
Admission Criteria:

Graduate in any discipline or its equivalent. Preference will be given to the postgraduate scholars, Scientists and policy makers working in the area of agriculture, rural development, enviornmental science and sustainable development.

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