Diploma in Horticulture – Best Deemed University in Chennai
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Diploma in Horticulture

Programme Outcomes

PO-1 Domain Knowledge Impart knowledge of basic sciences, applied sciences, fundamentals in horticulture and related fields.
PO-2 Problem analysis To identify, review, analyze and formulate the problem in horticultural practices and post-harvest techniques.
PO-3 Problem solutions Understand the impact of horticultural solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge and need for sustainable development. To demonstrate the capacity to think critically and select viable solutions to solve problems.
PO-4 Conduct surveys and investigations Understand how all aspects of horticulture are linked by marketers, and producers to understand the production output and to make an economically viable decision. To understand how employer characteristics and decision-making at various levels enhance the success of a horticultural enterprise. To understand components of horti-business and economics of the market.
PO-5 Usage of Modern Tools Knowledge of Weather codes and Symbols, Reading and Recording of weather and climatic data. To get trained to maintain climatological records, soil data, soil nutrition, and modern biotechnology usage in horticulture. Communication methods and to develop such products through the financial support of banks etc.,
PO-6 Societal role To demonstrate research-based knowledge of the legal and ethical environment impacting horticultural organizations and exhibit an understanding and appreciation of the ethical implications of decisions.
PO-7 Environment and Sustainability Demonstrate knowledge to an understanding of basic horticulture and agriculture production with the breadth and depth of the profession of horticulture and agriculture. Basic biology: taxonomy, anatomy, morphology, and physiology. The characteristics of the environment and their influence on plant growth and development. Current applications of horticultural and agricultural principles and practices for propagation, pest management, production, maintenance, and business practices. Comprehensive knowledge of horticultural and agricultural production.
PO-8 Ethics To develop critical, self-critical opinions and approaches aiming at solving the most important practical problems in the field of horticulture by applying gained competencies and following high standards of academic integrity (ethics and morals) both in the profession and in society as a whole.
PO-9 Individual and Team Work To demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for the importance, and impact of globalization and diversity in modern agriculture organizations. Understanding of globalization and NGO working. To develop competence to work in Government, public and private sectors as an individual and as a team for sustainable agriculture and horticulture.
PO-10 Communication To demonstrate the ability to analyze data and draw appropriate statistical conclusions. To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
PO-11 Project Management and Finance Able to demonstrate critical thinking and prepare projects to solve the problem and apply them to a variety of farm animal and or plant production systems.
PO-12 Life-long learning This program will also help students to enhance their employability for jobs in different sectors including self-employment as a horti-entrepreneur.

Curriculum & Syllabus

Eligibility Criteria

As per the eligibility criteria

Candidates who passed Higher Secondary Course (HSC) under Vocational stream and studied Biology, Agricultural Science – Theory, Agricultural

Science – Practical and Computer Technology as vocational subjects are eligible to apply for the degree

Career Prospects

The Avenues are opened for Agricultural/ Horticultural graduates  in plenty  in organic production, Mechanization, post harvest technology, food processing, marketing, export of agriculture and horticultural produces, fertilizer and pesticides companies agro- industries and NGO’s.

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Fee Structure

Tuition Fee per year
Administration FeeRegistration FeeMisc.
(Per Sem)
Skill Enhancement Fee (Per Year)
At the time of admission
Even SemOdd Sem
1,00,0003,9502,9503002,00059,20050,300 52,300
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