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B. Voc. in Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management



What is Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management?

Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management are the interdisciplinary branches that primarily include advancements in technology, machines and information technology. These advances and precision agriculture allow businesses and entrepreneurships to be more efficient, profitable, safer and more environmentally safer. Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management is used to improve the wide types of production practices employed by the farmers. It makes use of hybrid seeds of selected variety of a single crop, technology advanced equipment and lots of energy subsides in the form of irrigation water, fertilizers and pesticides. The impact of the modern farming technology and Nursery Management includes applied research that assesses how to employ technologies economically and minimal disruption to existing practices and also provides assistance and instruction to the farmers and the budding entrepreneurs on how to use the new technologies.


Why study B. Voc in Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management?

Modern Farming Technology and Nursery Management are the interdisciplinary subjects which integrates subject components like Green House practices, Mushroom Culture Technology, Plant propagation and tissue culture, Organic Urban Farming, Growing and Processing of Economically important, Aromatic and medicinal plants, Citrus fruit grower, Horticulture, Disease Management in Plants, Post Harvesting Management of fruits and vegetables, Cotton and Banana cultivator, Nursery Management, Extraction of Essential and Aromatic Oil, Seed Technology etc.


Scope of Employment:

Modern Farming and Nursery Management have become globally recognized in the field of education and research due to their interdisciplinary nature. Research institutions and non-government organizations conducting research and projects related to environment, livelihood, social welfare schemes, education etc. and require support for effective implementation of their funded projects. Some of the industries, organizations and departments which seek skilled Modern Farming Technology and Nursery personnel are as follows:

  1. Horticulture.
  2. Agri-Business Management.
  3. Agronomy.
  4. Agriculture economics.
  5. Farming.
  6. Food Corporation.
  7. Landscape management.
  8. Banks.
  9. Education & Research.
  10. Environmental Science Department.
  11. Sales & Marketing etc.


Parent Department:Department of Botany, Nowgong Girls’ College
Duration:

Multiple-exit option, i.e. students may exit the course with certificate, diploma or advanced diploma before completion of 3 years

  1. B. Voc. – 3 years (6 semesters)
  2. Advanced Diploma – 2 years (4 semesters)
  3. Diploma – 1 year (2 semesters)
  4. Certificate – 6 months (1 semester)


* Application Fees: Rs. 100
* Course Fees: Rs. 2500 per semester
* Contact No. 7002237756, 8812007410

Syllabus:
Semester Course Type Paper Code Paper Name Paper Type Credit
Semester 1 Core Course MFN-VC-1016 Fundamentals of Modern Farming Techniques Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-1026 Fundamentals of Nursery Management Theory & Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-1036 On-Job Training Practical 6
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course ENG-AE-1014 English Communications Theory 4
Semester 2 Core Course MFN -VC-2016 Plant Taxonomy and Systematics Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-2026 Economic Botany Theory & Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-2036 On-Job Training Practical 6
Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course ENV-AE-2014 Environmental Science Theory 4
Semester 3 Core Course MFN -VC-3016 Plant Genetics Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-3026 Photochemistry Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-3036 Growing and Processing of Economically important, Aromatic and medicinal plants Extraction of Essential and Aromatic Oil Practical 6
Skill Enhancement Course XXX-SE-3XX4 (*Any One) Plant Propagation and Tissue Culture Technique Theory + Practical 4
Extraction of Essential and Aromatic Oil
Disease Management in Plants
Semester 4 Core Course MFN -VC-4016 Horticultural Practices Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN-VC-4026 Bio-Fertilizers Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VC-4036 Mushroom Cultivation Practical 6
Skill Enhancement Course (Any One) XXX-SE-4XX4 (*Any One) Post Harvesting Management of fruits and vegetables Theory + Practical 4
Green House Practices
Seed Technology
Semester 5 XXX-SE-5XX4 (*Any One) Skill Enhancement Course Spoken English Skills & Writing Project Proposals Theory + Practical 4+2
Discipline Specific Course MFN-VE-5016 Cotton and Banana Cultivating Techniques Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN-VE-5026 Citrus Fruit Growing Techniques Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN-VE-5036 Organic Urban Farming Practical 6
Semester 6 Skill Enhancement Course XXX-SE-6XX4 Analytical Techniques Theory + Practical 4+2
Discipline Specific Course MFN-VE-6016 Intellectual Property Rights Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN-VE-6026 Nursery and Gardening Theory + Practical 4+2
MFN -VE-6036 Term Paper & Dissertation on Any One of the Skill Enhancement Papers opted by the student during previous semesters Practical 4



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