Global Institute is the pioneer, be at the Faculty, learning resources or infrastructure. Global Institutes matches the best in terms of providing all the facilities to its students. With the fully equipped labs we are having the best infrastructure among all the institutes in the region. Our Objective is to train the students in such a way to help the farming community.
Department of Agriculture at best agriculture college in Amritsar Global Institutes is the pioneer establishment in providing human resources, and skills and technology, required for the sustainable growth of agriculture and related industries and organizations, through conducting, interfacing and integrating education, research and extension in major spheres of economic endeavor.
|B.Sc. Agriculture (Honors)|
|Duration:||4 years (8 Semesters) Regular Programme|
|Affiliated to IKG Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar|
|Eligibility:||10+2 Science (Medical/Non Medical)|
What makes Global Agriculture Graduates so Employable
Hundreds of students from the Global Agriculture Department have entered the workplace in a bid to gain valuable hands-on experience and key employability skills.
“The discovery of agriculture was the first big step toward a civilized life” – Arthur keith “ Agriculture is the Most Healthful, Most Useful & Most Noble Employment of Mankind”
“To be the leading centre providing student-responsive education, farmer-responsive training and services for development of agricultural and agro-industry.”
Department of Agriculture of Global Group of Institutes, Amritsar visualize the critical importance of Agricultural Information and communication technology as an instrument for the overall development & Institutes remain deeply committed to dissemination of Agriculture Research for increasing productivity, rural development and enhancing the overall quality life of the farmer Community.
Department of Agriculture of Global Group of Institutes, Amritsar aims to impart a technical education in Agricultural and related areas. The institutes create, integrate, and share knowledge to meet the follow objectives:
- To provide relevant education to the students in Agriculture, Processing and allied sciences.
- To promote research and training on sustainable development of agricultural productivity, cost reduction in farming, farm mechanization and Live stock Production and Management.
- To encourage the youth towards entrepreneurship and its utilization in rural development
- To provide consultancy in agriculture to disseminate the technology innovation to the producer through integrated extension activities.
Program Outcomes (POs)
PO1: Agriculture knowledge: Apply the knowledge of horticulture, Agronomy, organic and sustainable agriculture, integrating pest management and life sciences to the solution of Agriculture related issues.
PO2: Analysis of complex problems: To understand and analyze the current events and issues that are occurring in agriculture and how they affect futuristic agriculture. Able to demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills as they apply to a variety of animal and or plant production systems.To understand problem solving skills in crop production and animal husbandry.
PO3: Modern tool usage: Select and apply advanced techniques, resources and IT tools for prediction weather. Knowledge of Weather codes and Symbols, Reading and Recording of weather and climatic data. To get trained for climatologically records, soil data and soil nutrition.
PO4: The Agriculturist and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal, and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional Agricultural practice
PO5: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional agricultural solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO6: Ethics: To demonstrate research based knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting agriculture organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciation of the ethical implications of decisions. In accordance with high standards of academic integrity (ethics and moral) both in the profession and in society as a whole. To develop competence to work in Government, public and private sectors.
PO7: Individual and team work: To demonstrate an ability to engage in critical thinking by analyzing situations and constructing and selecting viable solutions to solve problems. Abilities to work effectively with each other. To develops analytical ability and team work spirit.
PO8: Communication: To demonstrate and understand the impact of globalization and diversity in modern agriculture organizations. Understanding working of SHG, NGO, Govt Extension service agencies. Communicate effectively with the farmer community and with society at large. Be able to comprehend and write effective reports documentation. Make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
PO9: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of Agriculture and Agri business management principles. Understand how all aspects of agriculture combine and are used by scientists, marketers, producers and understand how employer characteristics and decision-making at various levels enhance the success of an agricultural enterprise. To understand components of agri business and economics of market.
PO10: Entrepreneurship and employability: Able to recognize and examine the relationships between inputs and outputs in their agricultural field to make effective and profitable decisions. To understand the mechanics of agripreneurship. This programme will also help students to enhance their employability for jobs in different sectors.
PO11: Subject specific knowledge: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in horticulture section: The breadth and depth of the profession of horticulture. Basic horticulture biology: taxonomy, anatomy, morphology, and physiology. The characteristics of the environment and their influence on plant growth and development, Current applications of horticultural principles and practices: propagation, pest management, production, maintenance, and business practices. Provide comprehensive knowledge of horticultural production.
PO12: Life-long learning: To develop critical and self-critical opinion and approach aiming at solving the most important practical problems in the field of sustainable agriculture by applying gained competencies. The graduates will generate a culture of lifelong learning in an inclined environment to achieve personal enrichment and professional ethics.
PROGRAM SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)
PSO1:Real world application: To comprehend, analyze, design and develop innovative products and provide solutions for the real-life problems.
PSO2:Multi-disciplinary areas: To work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary areas and make quality projects.
PSO3:Research oriented innovative ideas and methods: To adopt modern techniques, advanced Agro meteorological methods, scientific and organic fundamentals required to solve industrial and societal problems.
Dr. J.S. Bal is a renowned horticulture scientist of international repute. Dr. Bal has teaching & administrative experience of over 37 years. He was also Dean Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of Guru Nanak Dev University. He remained Chairman Board of studies and framed the syllabi of university. He further contributed as chairman Research Degree committee of GNDU Amritsar and pioneered the research Activities.
He visited many countries like USA, Canada, Australia, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, and France for presenting the research paper in International Conferences. He also attended more than 50 National conferences and published over 100 research papers.
His special achievements include development of five fruit varieties. Recently he was invited by university of Italy to present paper regarding his Invention of Plum.
Being the member Board of Studies of PTU, he is instrumental in framing the syllabi of B.Sc. Agriculture. Dr. Bal is sincerely putting all his efforts to develop the skills in the students of Agriculture of Global Institutes to be competent for jobs and higher studies.
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