M.Sc Agri in Agronomy


  • Location - GHRU Saikheda
  • Duration - 2 year
  • Course Type - Full time
  • Affiliated - UGC

GH Raisoni University, Saikheda, M.P. offers MSc (Agri) in the Plant Pathology Programme. GHRU’s MSc in Plant Pathology entails learning about Plants infected by diseases caused due to environmental factors. This course offers Plant Bacteriology and Virology, Biological Control, Seed Pathology, Crop Ecology etc. MSc (Argi) in Plant Pathology is a great field to build your career in. The MSc Agri Department has laid out some specific goals. To develop synergy between creativity, innovation and in-depth knowledge in the chosen field of study.

  • To gain a superior understanding of the fundamentals of the topic in the chosen field of study. This is achieved through courses and self-study.
  • To develop abilities and skills to carry out independent research.

Course Structure


Students must have a BSc (Agri)/ BSc (Horticulture)/ BSc Forestry Degree or any equivalent degree to be eligible for the MSc Plant Pathology Programme. Students must have a four-year graduate degree from an Agriculture Based Universities.

Students need to appear for the CET i.e. the Common Entrance Test for MSc Plant Pathology conducted by GH Raisoni University for the academic year.

Admissions for this postgraduate programme are on a merit basis. The admissions will be based on CET for the current year organized by the Maharashtra Agricultural Universities Examination Board (MAUEB) and CGPA of the graduate degree exam in the proportion of 70:30 without weightages, respectively. Minimum 55% marks for open category students and 50% marks for SC, ST, VJ (a), NT(b), NT(c), NT (d), OBC, SBC, SEBC, EWS PH category students is compulsory for admission in MSc in (Agri)in Plant Pathology Programme.

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Admission Procedure

  • The University will publish admission notification in papers, the University's site, the notice board of the University, and other media before the beginning of each cycle.
  • List of provisional candidates chosen for admission / shortlisted dependent on merit will be shown on the notification board of the University/University's site/or the students will be notified directly of their admission after the last date of made application.The admitted candidate will need to produce a mark sheet of the passing exam within a month of the due date of affirmation.
  • The students can also apply whose results of the required exam are about to declare. They will get provisional seats. These students, nonetheless, should produce the previous year mark sheet/School/College certificate as proof for required qualification criteria before the due date. If a candidate failed to do so, the provisional admission of the student would not be confirmed. The provisional admission will be forfeit.
  • If an applicant admitted under provisional admission (by point (c) above) couldn't acquire the necessary mark to satisfy the requirement and qualification, then the temporary entry stands cancelled.
  • The application made by the student might be dismissed because of any of the accompanying reasons:
    1. The student does not satisfy the qualification conditions.
    2. The required fees aren't paid.
    3. The application form isn't completed or signed by the candidate and their parent, guardian, wherever required.
    4. Necessary documents for admission are not encased.
  • Enrolment /Registration number will be allotted to the student by the University after confirmation and prepayment of several of the actual charges.
  • Admission rules as outlined by the University will be applicable for all admission procedures occasionally.


Further Studies:

MSc in Plant Pathology graduates can develop a career in the Agrochemical sector, Diagnostic Facilities, Laboratory Researchers, Seed and Plant Production Companies etc. With a high demand in the private and government sector, plenty of opportunities are available for Plant Pathologists. Students wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of this field can also pursue research studies in genetic engineering.

Pursue a career in Plant Pathology Tissue culture, Agri Based Experiments, Lecturership, Plant Research etc.

Job Opportunities

Here are the job opportunities that are available after MSc (Agri) in Plant Pathology

  • Agriculture Researcher
  • Plant Pathologist
  • Lecturer
  • Crop Researcher