Academic Programmes

College

Don Bosco College of Agriculture(DBCA), Sagayathottam, Takkolam in Vellore district is one among the affiliated colleges of the prestigious Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) rated as one of the Best Agricultural University in India by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. TNAU has permitted to admit students to DBCA offering a four year B.Sc (Agri) Degree programme from 2014-2015 onwards.

All the courses and academic programmes are followed as the instructions of Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

2017 Syllabus - List of Courses Semester wise

I SEMESTER

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

AGR 101

Fundamentals of Agronomy and Agricultural Heritage

 

1+1

2

BIC 101

Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry

 

2+1

3

SAC 101

Fundamentals of Soil Science

 

2+1

4

FOR 111

Introduction to Forestry

 

1+1

5

ENG 101

Comprehension & Communication Skills in English

 

1+1

6

HOR 111

Fundamentals of Horticulture

 

1+1

7

MAT 111

Elementary Mathematics

 

1+1

8

PBG 101

Introduction to Agricultural Botany

 

1+1

9

AEX101

Rural Sociology & Educational Psychology

 

2+0

10

TAM101/

இலக்கியங்களில் வேளாண்மையும் அறிவியல் தமிழ் பயனாக்கமும்/ Development Education

 

0+1

 

ENG103

Development Education

 

 

11

NSS/NCC 101

NSS/NCC

 

0+1*

12

PED 101

Physical Education

 

0+1*

13

PED102

Yoga for human excellence

 

0+1*

 

 

 

Total

12+9=21

 

 

*Non-gradial courses compulsory courses

 

 

 

II SEMESTER

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

SWE 112

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

 

1+1

2

CRP 101

Fundamentals of crop Physiology

 

2+1

3

AEC 102

Fundamentals of Agricultural Economics

 

1+1

4

AGM 101

Fundamentals of Microbiology

 

2+1

5

AEX 102

Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education

 

2+1

6

FSN 111

Principles of Food Science and Nutrition

 

1+1

7

AGR 102

Introductory Agro-meteorology & Climate Change

 

1+1

8

HOR 112

Production Technology for Fruit and Plantation Crops

 

1+1

9

RSG 101

Geo- informatics for Precision Farming

 

1+0

10

NSS/NCC 101

NSS/NCC

 

0+1*

11

PED 101

Physical Education

 

0+1*

 

 

 

Total

13+8=21

 

 

*Non-gradial courses compulsory courses

 

 

 

III SEMESTER

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

PAT  201

Fundamentals of Plant Pathology

2+1

2

AEN 201

Fundamentals of Entomology

2+1

3

SST 201

Principles of Seed Technology

2+1

4

AGR 201

Crop Production Technology – I (Kharif crops)

1+1

5

HOR 211

Production Technology for Vegetables and Spices

1+1

6

ENS 201

Environmental Studies & Disaster Management

2+1

7

AMP 201

Livestock and Poultry Management

2+1

8

AEC 201

Farm Management, Production & Resource Economics

1+1

9

SAC 201

Soil Resource Inventory

1+1

10

FMP 211

Farm Machinery and Power

1+1

11

AGR 202

Study tour

0+1*

12

NSS/NCC 101

NSS/NCC

0+1*

13

PED 101

Physical Education

0+1*

 

 

Total

15+10=25

 

 

*Non-gradial courses compulsory courses

 

 

IV SEMESTER

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

PBG 201

Fundamentals of Genetics

2+1

2

AEX 201

Communication Skills and Personality Development

1+1

3

STA 211

Statistical Methods

1+1

4

PAT 201

Principles of plant disease management

1+1

5

AEN 202

Management of beneficial and harmful insects

2+1

6

AGR 203

Crop Production Technology – II (Rabi crops)

1+1

7

AGR 204

Farming System & Sustainable Agriculture

1+1

8

SAC 202

Problematic soils and their management

2+0

9

HOR 212

Production Technology for Ornamental Crops, MAP and Landscaping

1+1

10

ANM 201

Introductory Nematology

0+1

11

NST 201

Fundamentals and Applications of nanotechnology

1+0

12

ERG 211

Renewable Energy and green tehnoloy

1+1

12

NSS/NCC 101

NSS/NCC

0+1*

13

PED 101

Physical Education

0+1*

 

 

Total

14+10=24

 

 

*Non-gradial courses compulsory courses

 

V SEMESTER

 

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

PBG 301

Fundamentals of Plant Breeding

2+1

2

AEC 301

Agricultural Marketing Trade & Prices

2+1

3

AGM 301

Agricultural Microbiology

1+1

4

PAT 301

Diseases of Field and Horticultural crops and their management - I

1+1

5

ARM 301

Entrepreneurship Development and Business Managment

1+1

6

AGR 301

Practical Crop Production - I (Kharif crops)

0+2

7

HOR 311

Post harvest management and value addition of fruits and vegetable crops

1+1

8

SAC 301

Manures, Fertilizers and Soil Fertility Management

2+1

9

APE 311

Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture

1+1

10

AGR 302

Rainfed Agriculture & Watershed Management

1+1

11

AEN 301

Pests of Field crops and stored produces and their management

1+1

11

NCC 101

NCC*

 

 

 

Total

13+12=25

 

 

*Non-gradial courses compulsory courses

 

 

VI SEMESTER

 

S.No

Course code

Course Title

Credit load

1

AEC 302

Agricultural Finance and Co-Operation

2+1

2

PAT 302

Diseases of Field and Horticultural crops and their management -II

2+1

3

COM 311

Agro Informatics

1+1

4

ENS 301

Environmental Pollution and Management

1+1

5

AEN 301

Pests of Crops and Stored grain and their Management

2+1

6

AGR 303

Practical Crop Production - II (Rabi crops)

0+2

7

AGR 304

Principles of organic Farming

1+1

8

ABT 301

Plant Bio technology

2+1

9

PBG 302

Crop Improvement

2+1

 
 
 
 

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Contact

  • Don Bosco College of Agriculture,
    (DBCA) Sagayathottam
    Pudukkesawaram Village
    Takkolam, Vellore (Dist)
    Tamil Nadu - 631151
  • 9385201408
    9443309321
  • dbcamail@gmail.com