agronomy college in dehradun agronomy courses in dehradunHORTICULTURE COLLEGE IN DEHRADUN

Uttaranchal (P.G.) College of Bio-Medical Science & Hospital


The College of Horticulture is one of the leading College of Uttaranchal (PG) College of Biomedical Sciences and Hospital, Dehradun. College of Horticulture facilitates quality education, strengthen and improve the infrastructure for providing quality education by constantly improving the syllabi of undergraduate (UG) courses as per the guidelines of University and ICAR in horticulture particularly in Fruit Science, Vegetable Science and Floriculture.

College of Horticulture was initiated with the vision to provide foundation for knowledge led, technology driven intellectually satisfying and economically rewarding horticulture enterprise, for ensuring livelihood security and improved quality of life of people. 

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horticulture college in dehradun horticulture course in dehradun uttarakhandWHAT IS HORTICULTURE?

Horticulture is the branch of agricultural plant sciences that deals with the production of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and ornamental flowers.There are several divisions of horticulture: Pomology, Vegetable Sciences, Post Harvest Technology, Floriculture and landscape architect etc.

The fruit and vegetable production and management, post harvest management along with food processing & preservation hold a great future in the country not only as a consumer market but there also enormous economically profitable and viable opportunities for entrepreneurship & employment both in government and the private sector. The study of horticulture also includes Olericulture (study of production and management of vegetable crops).  Floriculture, landscaping, garden designing and maintenance.

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paramedical college in dehradun paramedical course in dehradun uttarakhandSCOPE AND JOB PROSPECTS OF HORTICULTURE COURSES

  • Scientist: Examination conducted by the Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board, ICAR, and New Delhi offers opportunities for scientist.
  • In Education: Lecturer, Reader, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor in Agricultural Universities and Colleges.
  • Training Organizer & Training Associate in Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK).
  • Civil Services: Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C) for IAS/IFS (Civil Service & Allied)
  • As District Horticulture Officer/ District Agriculture Officer through examination conducted by State Public Service Commission.
  • Technical Assistant / Technical Officers in Agricultural Universities ICAR, DRDO, IARI, & CSIR
  • Horticulture Inspector / Fruit & Vegetable Inspector / Marketing Inspector.
  • Training Assistant in Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)
  • Farm Supervisor.
  • Section Officer (Horticulture / Landscaping), Horticulturist or Supervisor (Horticulture).
  • Agriculture Development Officer
  • Village Level Worker
  • Agricultural Inspector.

Private Sector:

  • As Horticulturist / Horticulture Officer or Supervisor (Landscape) in Industries, Farm Houses, Hotels, Golf Courses & Construction Companies etc.
  • As Horticulture officer in processing companies of agriculture production
  • Marketing job also in pesticides and insecticides companies.

Self employment in Horticulture:

  • As Horticulture Consultant provide advice, design, evaluation, supervision of garden or orchard etc.
  • One can start the Agriculture clinic. Government provides money (up to 10.00 Lac) for this work.
  • Raise commercial nursery of fruit plants, flower and ornamental plants.
  • Seed producer of vegetables and flower crops.
  • Processing work of Horticulture production
  • One can start establish an institute for vocational education (Horticulture/ Landscape)

paramedical-college-in-dehradun-uttarakhand-ucbmsh-204Mandates or Vision

  • To impart undergraduate education and training for human resource development
  • To conduct applied and strategic research on improvement of horticulture
  • To disseminate information on recent advances in horticulture crops
  • To provide advisory and consultancy services, guest lectures and visit on crop and seed production technology and improvement of horticulture crops.
  • To collect, evaluate, purify and preserve the bio-diversity material related to different horticulture crops in collaboration with HNB Garhwal University and to utilize.
  • To encourage the faculty staff of the College to be the exposures of different research & development programme related to horticulture


Educational Tour and Visits: College conducts educational tours and visits to various Institutes, sites, Research station etc.

Guest Lectures : College has organized many guest lectures through expertise. We call experts from renowned institutions such as  NBRI,Lucknow, G.B. Pant University. University  of Horticulture and Forestry , Solan etc.,

Infrastructure: The Institute has built up excellent physical facilities like laboratories, sophisticated equipments for specific research and experimental fields with collections number of horticultural crops

Library: The College library is having spacious room and consists of about 500 books and online books on different disciplines of Horticulture. The books are available on weekly renewal basis to the students and the staff. The library is equipped with reading facilities for 100 students at a time

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B.Sc. Horticulture10 + 2 with minimum 45% marks in PCB/PCB4 years60


B.Sc. Horticulture4 YEARS50000/-65000/-

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Syllabus of B.Sc. Horticulture -H.N.B. Garhwal University

  • Fundamentals of Geology and Soil Science
  • Elementary Plant Biochemistry & Biotechnology
  • Principles of Plant Physiology
  • Statistics & Computer Application
  • Structural Grammar and Spoken English


  • Introductory Economics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Introductory Biology
  • Sericulture
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Principles of Genetics and Cytogenetics
  • Apiculture
  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
  • Environmental Science


  • Fundamentals of Extension Education
  • Fundamentals of Horticulture
  • Agrometeorology
  • Introductory Agroforestry
  • Tropical and Subtropical  Fruits
  • Weed Management in Horticultural Crops
  • Tropical and Subtropical Vegetables
  • Orchard Management
  •  Principles of Plant Breeding
  • Propagation and Nursery Management


  • Fundamentals of Entomology & Nematology
  • Introduction to Major Field Crops
  • Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
  • Spices and Condiments
  • Temperate Fruits
  • Ornamental Horticulture
  • Water Management in Horticultural Crops
  • Plantation Crops
  • Organic Farming


  • Breeding of Fruits and Plantation Crops
  • Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops
  • Genetic Resources of Horticultural Crops
  • Temperate Vegetables
  • Principles of Landscape Gardening
  • Farm Power and Machinery
  • Diseases of Fruit, Plantation, Medicinal and Aromatic Crops
  • Insect Pests of Fruit, Plantation, Medicinal & Aromatic Crops
  • Communication Skills & Entrepreneurship Development


  • Soil and Plant Analysis
  • Mushroom Culture
  • Fundamentals of Food Technology
  • Potato and Tuber crops
  • Breeding of Vegetable, Tuber and Spice Crops
  • Post harvest Management of Horticultural Crops
  • Seed production of Vegetable, tuber and Spice Crops
  • Insect Pests of Vegetable, Ornamental and Spice Crops
  • Commercial Floriculture


  • Breeding and Seed Production of Ornamental Plants
  • Diseases of Vegetable, Ornamentals andSpice Crops
  • Protected Horticulture
  • Processing of Horticultural Crops
  • Protected Cultivation of High Value Horticultural Crops
    I. Project preparation
  • Nursery Production and Management
    I. Project preparation
  • Horti-Business Management


  • Protected Cultivation of High Value  Horticultural Crops
    II. Report writing, presentation and
  • Nursery Production and Management II. Report writing, presentation and
  • Horticultural Work Experience(HWE)
    I. Project preparation
  • Horticultural Work Experience(HWE)
    III. Report writing, presentation and


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