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Department of Horticulture


Established in 2013, the Department of Horticulture at AKS University, Satna (M.P.) offers highly specialized programs to meet the growing needs of India, both domestically and internationally. We offer B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture and M.Sc. (Horticulture) programs with specializations in Vegetable Science and Floriculture and landscaping. At AKS University, we are committed to equipping our students with the skills and knowledge required to fulfill the needs of India, particularly Madhya Pradesh. Our comprehensive curriculum prepares you for real-world challenges and ensures you are ready to make a meaningful impact in the industry. The demand for trained manpower in the field of Horticulture is skyrocketing. With horticultural crops earning foreign exchange for the country and India's position as the second-highest producer of fruits and vegetables globally, there has never been a better time to pursue a career in horticulture. Our programs open doors to diverse opportunities in farming, processing, marketing, research, and more.

Contribute to India's Growth
Horticulture crops make a significant contribution to India's GDP, accounting for 28 percent. By joining AKS University's horticulture program, you become part of an
industry that not only drives economic growth but also provides employment for a large portion of the population.

Learn from Industry Experts
Our faculty consists of experienced professionals who are passionate about horticulture. They bring real-world insights and expertise into the classroom, ensuring that you
receive practical training that prepares you for success.

Become a Leader in High-Value Crop Production
At AKS University, we focus on high-value crops such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, spices, medicinal plants, and plantation crops. Our curriculum covers all aspects of crop
development, sustainable processing techniques, and effective marketing strategies.

Course Offered:

Course Offered:

Name of the CourseDurationEligibility
M. Sc. Horticulture in Vegetable Science 2 YearsB. Sc. Agriculture/ B.Sc. Horticulture
M. Sc. Horticulture in Floriculture Science 2 Years  B. Sc. Agriculture/ B.Sc. Horticulture


Career Prospects:

There are ample opportunities and career paths in the horticulture field. Several options are available for graduates or postgraduates in horticulture. Lucrative jobs are available in both the public and private sectors. Students can apply for the positions of District Horticulture Officer, District Agriculture Officer, Senior Horticulture Development Officer, and Rural Horticulture Extension Officer through the examination conducted by the State Public Service Commission. In addition to this, they can also apply for the post of Technical Assistant or Technical officer in Agricultural Universities, ICAR, DRDO, IARI, CSIR, etc. There are lots of opportunities in the field of landscape design, taking on contractors for different projects, or working for companies dealing with seeds, fertilizers, sprays, and other related fields of horticulture. A horticulturist can also choose a career in the education sector as a professor. Those holding a Ph.D. degree can apply for the examination conducted by the Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board, ICAR, New Delhi. This examination is conducted for the post of scientist.

Placement Assistance:

● Highest Package

Candidate NameCourseCategoryOrganizationPackageYearDesignation
Mukesh RathodeM. Sc. (Ag.)Horticulture(Vegetable Science)OBCSyngenta12.00 LPA2018Territory Executive


● Average Package

Candidate NameCourseCategoryOrganizationPackageYearDesignation
M. Sc. (Ag.)Horticulture(Vegetable Science)GeneralBio care
SRM Pvt.
2.40 LPA2021Sales
Shivam Kumar
M. Sc. (Ag.)Horticulture(Vegetable Science)OBCAgro Star
2.40 LPA2021Agri Advisor
M. Sc. (Ag.)Horticulture(Vegetable Science)GeneralAgro Star
3.00 LPA2023Agri Advisor


● Research and Development:


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Book chapter5

Infrastructure/ facilities :

Welcome to the state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities at the Horticulture Department of AKS University. We take immense pride in providing our students with top-notch resources and spaces to enhance their learning experience. Here are some of the outstanding features that set us apart:

  1. Labs: Our department boasts two well-equipped labs, catering to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. These labs are equipped with cutting-edge technology and equipment, ensuring that students have hands-on experiences in their respective fields of study.

  2. Library: Our extensive library is a treasure trove of knowledge, housing a wide range of books, journals, research papers, and references specifically curated for horticulture studies. It serves as a valuable resource for our students and faculty members alike.

  3. Training Centers: We understand the importance of practical training in horticulture education. To facilitate this, we have established training centers such as Poly House, Net House, and Horticulture Nursery on campus. These centers provide real-world exposure to various horticultural techniques and practices.

At AKS University's Horticulture Department, we are committed to creating an environment that fosters growth and innovation through state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities like our labs, library, and training centers. Come join us on this journey of excellence in horticulture education!

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