Ph.D. Agricultural Extension

PhD Agriculture Extension is 2-5-years degree program that enhances the knowledge and skills of the aspirants in agricultural industry. Agriculture Development is impossible without agricultural extension education, which is the mother of all agricultural sciences. Without extension education, adoption and transmission of new agricultural technologies is impossible. Agricultural extension is one of the driving forces behind increased agricultural productivity by disseminating the most up-to-date scientifically based better agricultural technologies to farmers, hence strengthening the national economy.
PhD in Agricultural Extension's primary goal is to provide higher education in this specialized field by assisting, collaborating, and providing services to teaching, research, and outreach staff in the design and development of instructional material to improve their efforts in teaching, continuing education, outreach, and research dissemination.

Core Courses

  • Application of Extension Methods
  • Communication Strategies in Agricultural Extension
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Research Methodology
  • Research Thesis (as per chosen specialization)

Eligibility Criteria

  • 18 years of education in the relevant field with 3.00/4.00 CGPA/ equivalent marks
  • Pass Admission Test (as per university criteria)


Degree holders in Agricultural Extension play a key role in ensuring agricultural output and food safety, as well as sustaining the food supply and increasing the country’s gross domestic product. Our country has been regarded as an agricultural country from its inception. This is owing to its rich cultural heritage and safe environment. Groceries produced in Pakistan are highly qualified and of the best quality. Pakistan has a lot of agricultural potential and plenty of opportunities for those with a degree in agriculture. They can help develop and improve the agriculture business by working in government and private agriculture departments. They can also participate by running their own agricultural and livestock farms. Besides actively working, the degree holders can join the faculty of universities to teach and train the future scientist of agriculture extension.

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