Agriculture Department

         Agriculture is also called as farming or husbandry and includes the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms. It is for food, fibre, bio-fuels and other products used to sustain life. Modern practices with technological improvements of plant breeding, agronomy, fertilizers, pesticides have increased the yields from cultivation, but has caused widespread damage to ecology and negative human health effects.


         The major agricultural products can be broadly grouped into foods, fibers, fuels, and raw materials. Plants have been used to grow bio-fuels (methane from biomass, ethanol, and biodiesel.), bio-pharmaceuticals, bio-plastics, and pharmaceuticals. Specific foods include cereals, vegetables, fruits and meat. Fibres include cotton, wool, hemp, silk and flax. Raw materials include lumber and bamboo. Other useful materials produced by plants includes resins Ornamental products include cut flowers, nursery plants, tropical fish and birds for the pet trade. About one third of the world's work force is employed in agriculture. The services sector has overtaken agriculture as the economic sector employing the most people worldwide.

B.Sc. (Agriculture)

         The course has been started in Malwa College in 2012 and at the very start two well equipped labs have been set up with all the important equipments, tools, pots, sprinklers, glassware etc. The college has also set up an experimental field (two fields) where the students work themselves so that they get practical training/knowledge of the subject. The students would be taken to different locations in Punjab and India, to let them know about the work and developments in agriculture sector.


         This is a 4 years degree course, divided into 8 different semesters. During these semesters the course is taught theoretically and practically with seminar presentations as well as assignments by teachers and students. The course also includes on farm training and hands on experimental (field work) developing confidence in the graduating students of Agriculture.



Agriculture Lab 1
Agriculture Lab 2
Agriculture Lab 1


Class Room
Experimental Field 2
Experimental Field 2
Agriculture Lab 2
Floriculture and Landscaping done in campus