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Diploma in Seed Technology Overview

Program Details

Diploma in Seed technology involves many key aspects for good agricultural produce such as Seed technology which serves as a basic tool for secured food supply and is also an effective carrier of newer technologies. Our country’s economy is largely based on agriculture so building a career in agriculture and its allied sectors is a good option. This will in turn boost the economy of India and on the other hand, it will help remove hunger and poverty. Seed Science is a very attractive branch in which Diploma in Seed Production Technology course can be done.

The Diploma in Seed technology Program at Guru Nanak University prepares students that focuses on imparting on-the-job training in release and evaluation of superior crop plant varieties, seed production and processing, seed testing and storage, seed certification and its quality control, marketing, distribution and research on such aspects of seed. The programme will include lectures, lab practicals and field work with strong emphasis on practical knowledge about seed production which will be useful to buid a career in seed companies.

Career Prospects

There are various career options in Diploma in Seed Technology as in Seed companies, Horticulture industry, Nursery firm, Plant breeding centers, Research Lab etc.

Eligibility

Passed 10th examination from any recognised Board with a minimum of 45% marks or equivalent grade (40% marks or equivalent grade for Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes)