MS/Mphil Entomology

MS Entomology is a two-year degree program (minimum four semesters) that requires a total of 40-42 credit hours of course work, with 25 credit hours coming from major courses, 11 credit hours coming from minor courses, and 6 credit hours coming from deficient courses. There are several required courses in these courses, such as Research Methods in Entomology, Insect Toxicology, Advances in Pest Management, Classification of Immature Insects, Special Problems, and Seminar. Other courses are optional and can only be taken with the permission of the supervisor and are tailored to the research project. The student is required to complete a thesis research project, which will be examined by an external examiner, within the time frame specified.

Core Courses

  • Insect Ecology
  • Management of Horticultural Insects
  • Insect Physiology
  • Insect Biology
  • Management of Agronomic Crop Insects
  • Insecticide Toxicology
  • Insect Behavior
  • Insect ID & Natural History
  • Biological Control of Insects
  • Insects as Educational Tools

Eligibility Criteria

  • BS in Entomology with minimum 2.5 CGPA or equivalent.
  • Passing marks in entry test.

Scope

Graduates of Master degree are hired by many industries and companies. Industries that popularly hire such postgraduates include:

  • Agricultural consulting companies
  • Agricultural firms
  • Agricultural Research Services
  • Agrochemical companies
  • Animal & Plant Health Inspection Services
  • Biological control companies
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Botanical gardens
  • Colleges and universities
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • EPAs (Environmental Protection Agencies)
  • Forest Services
  • International agricultural research centers
  • Lawn and landscape maintenance firms.

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