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VIT School of Agricultural Innovations And Advanced Learning. (VAIAL)

VIT School of Agricultural Innovations and Advanced Learning (VAIAL) is engaged in Agricultural education, research and extension. Core activities of the school revolves around teaching in Agriculture, training of students, organizing farmers training programmes, outreach and field programmes for the farmers as well as research in agricultural and allied sectors on a techno-commercial scale. Integrated and self sustainable organic farming is the main focus of the school.

B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture - 4 years

  • Graduates will be practitioners and leaders in agriculture and would help solve industry’s technological problems related to design
  • Graduates will be agricultural professionals, innovators or entrepreneurs
  • Graduates will function in their profession with social awareness and responsibility
  • Graduates will interact with their peers in other disciplines in their work places / society and contribute to the economic growth of the country
  • Graduates will be successful in pursuing higher studies in industrial design or management

On completion of the programme the student should be able to

1. Having an ability to apply mathematics and science in agricultural applications
2. Having a clear understanding of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues
3. Having an ability to design a component or a product applying all the relevant standards and with realistic constraints
4. Having an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyse and interpret data
5. Having an ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for agricultural practices
6. Having problem solving ability- solving farmers problems
7. Having adaptive thinking and adaptability
8. Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
9. Having cross cultural competency exhibited by working in teams
10. Having a good working knowledge of communicating in English
11. Having a good cognitive load management [discriminate and filter the available data] skills
12. Having interest in lifelong learning

After the completion of B.Sc (Hons.) Agriculture programme, the students will be competent in:

  • Applying the knowledge of crop cultivation, crop improvement, soil and crop management for sustainable organic agricultural production and development.
  • Analysing and identifying complex agricultural problems and formulating ethical solutions using the principles of agricultural science, engineering, and business.
  • Developing innovative processes, products, and technologies to meet the challenges in agriculture and farming practices.

1. Having an ability to apply mathematics and science in agricultural applications
2. Having a clear understanding of the subject related concepts and of contemporary issues
3. Having an ability to be socially intelligent with good SIQ (Social Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient)
4. Having Sense-Making Skills of creating unique insights in what is being seen or observed (Higher level thinking skills which cannot be codified)
5. Having design thinking capability
6. Having an ability to design a component or a product applying all the relevant standards and with realistic constraints
7. Having computational thinking (Ability to translate vast data in to abstract concepts and to understand database reasoning)
8. Having an ability to simulate crop models
9. Having problem solving ability- solving farmers problems
10. Having a clear understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
11. Having interest in lifelong learning
12. Having adaptive thinking and adaptability
13. Having agro-industrial experience exhibited by working in teams through rural agricultural work experience and experiential learning
14. Having an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
15. Having an ability to use the social media effectively for productive use
16. Having a good working knowledge of communicating in English
17. Having an ability to use techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for agricultural practices
18. Having critical thinking and innovative skills
19. Having good crop management skills through learning experiences and observations
20. Having a good digital footprint