Diploma in Agriculture (Plant Science)

Diploma in Plant Science course is based on the job required to be performed by a middle-level agriculture technician in different institutions of Nepal. Diploma in Agriculture course extends over 3 years. The first year focuses on basic sciences and fundamental subjects, the second year on agriculture, soil management, and conservation, community development, and running a farmer field school, and the third year is given to cover the other agriculture-related subjects and to the application of learned theory and skill development within comprehensive practice settings in both agriculture-related institutions and communities.

  • To provide technical knowledge and skills in different aspects of agriculture, horticulture, and plant protection with community development and entrepreneurship.
  • To produce quality human resources to provide technical and managerial services in the public and private agriculture sector
  • To develop competency in agriculture-related enterprises
  • To provide extensive field-based experiences to meet specific and growing needs of different agriculture and horticulture stakeholders.

Entry Eligibility: SEE pass (Must obtain C Grade in any two subjects among English, Mathematics, Science & D+ Grade in any one) or equivalent.

Admission Criteria: On the basis of the merit list in the entrance examination administered by CTEVT (allotment of quotas will be as per the CTEVT rule)

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3 Years Full Time Course

Course Structure

  • English
  • Nepali
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Extension and Community Development
  • Agribusiness Management and Cooperative
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries
  • Introductory Animal Husbandry
  • Principles and Practices of Agronomy
  • Plant Protection
  • Soil Management, Conservation and Environmental Science
  • Post-Harvest Technology
  • Statistics and Computer Application
  • Commercial Vegetable Production
  • Medicinal and Non-Timber Forest Product
  • Crop Production
  • Plant Breeding and seed Production Technology
  • Industrial Entomology and Mushroom Cultivation
  • Ornamental Horticulture and Nursery Management
  • Fruits and Plantation Crops
  • Work Experience Program (WEP)