MA Agricultural Extension

MA Agriculture Extension is crucial in order to boost agricultural growth. Agriculture is the primary occupation and source of income for the vast majority of the country's rural people, as well as the most important and largest component of our economy in terms of production, output, employment, and export earnings. The degree holders can support agriculture industry in higher yielding crop and animal types and breeds. Once persuaded, the farmer will undoubtedly adopt new technologies for his own economic benefit.
MA Agricultural Extension serves as a link between research and the farming community, providing need-based and demand-based knowledge. The program's goal is to strengthen graduates' skills by implementing cutting-edge educational and training program that will equip them for future challenges and possibilities in the fast-paced industry of agriculture. This degree assists students in gaining a broad understanding of extension in order to better enhance critical learning and transferable skills for the farming community, career, or further education.

Core Courses

  • Agriculture Economics
  • Soil Sciences
  • Horticulture
  • Food Technology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Entomology
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Agronomy

Eligibility Criteria

  • 14 years of education in the relevant field with at least 2nd division or equivalent marks
  • Pass Admission test( as per university policy)

Scope

Agricultural Extension’s degree holders play a critical role in guaranteeing agricultural production and food safety, as well as sustaining the food supply and growing the nation’s gross domestic product. Since its inception, our country has been considered as an agricultural country. This is due to its cultural and healthy environment. Produced on Pakistani land, groceries are highly qualified and of the highest quality. Pakistan has a lot of agricultural potential and has good scope for agriculture’s degree holders. They can work in government and private agriculture departments to assist in developing and improving the agriculture industry. They can also run their own agricultural and livestock farms to play an active part.

Universities Offering MA Agricultural Extension in Pakistan

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