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Diploma in Organic Agriculture

Diploma in Organic Agriculture course with a duration of 2 years (four semesters) is offered at College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram on cost sharing basis. Organic Agriculture course will impart knowledge and proficiency in organic production practices and certification process, handling, storage and labeling of organic products and to promote self employment and income generation to the educated youth.

Scope of the course : Diploma in Organic Agriculture Programme offered by Kerala Agricultural University is prescribed as the qualification for the post of Agricultural Assistant in the Department of Agriculture, Government of Kerala. Based on the entrance examination six seats of B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture at Kerala Agricultural University are reserved for Diploma in Organic Agriculture holders.

Name of Institution offering the Course :  College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Thiruvananthapuram
Number of Seats : 30 (Thirty)
Duration of Course : Two years (Four Semesters)


Faculty of Agriculture
Type of Programme: 
Eligibility Criteria for Admission: 
Candidate who have passed Plus Two or recognized equivalent examination with a minimum of aggregate 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology are eligible. SEBC & PwD candidates with 45% marks are eligible. SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination.
Mode of Admission: 
Admission to the course is based on a Common Entrance Exam conducted by KAU.


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College of Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 695522