Pathology Education

Education - Undergraduate(2011 Syllabus)

Courses are offered to undergraduate degree programmes namely B.Sc (Ag.), B.Tech (Biotechnology), B.Tech (Horticulture) and, B.S (ABM). In addition, as per ICAR guidelines, two courses are being offered with 0+5 credits on commercial mushroom production and commercial production of biocontrol agents. ICAR-JRF coaching classes are being conducted for the benefit of students. Sizable portion of ICAR-JRF were bagged by this department.

B.Sc. (Ag.)

S.No Course No Course Title Credit Hours
1 PAT 201 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology 2+1
2 PAT 301 Principles of Plant Disease Management 1+1
3 PAT 401 Diseases of Horticultural Crops 2+1
5 PAT 302 Diseases of field crops 1+1

B.Sc. (Horti.)

S.No Course No Course Title Credit Hours
1 PAT 251 Introductory Plant Pathology 1+1

Education - Postgraduate

More than 300 students in M.Sc. (Ag.) and 200 in Ph.D. have completed their degree programmes since inception. Students of this department, meritoriously pass in ICAR- ARS and NET exams year after year. Of our department excelled in obtaining young scientists award sponsored by DST, CSIR - SRF award, Rajivgandhi, INSPIRE fellowship and Jawaharlal Nehru award. PG students specialize in areas namely biological control, plant virology, mycology and bacteriology, host plant resistance, post harvest pathology and mushroom technology. The following courses are offered for Masters and Doctoral programmes under trimester system from 2014-15 batch.

Masters Degree Courses

Course No Course Title Credit Hours Column 4
PAT 601 Mycology 2+1 4
PAT 602 Plant Virology 2+1 5
PAT 603 Plant Bacteriology 2+1 2
PAT 604 Principles of Plant Pathology 2+0 3
PAT 605 PAT 605 Detection and diagnosis of plant diseases 1+1