Ph.D. Agronomy

PhD Agronomy is a three-year doctoral program in agronomy. This course covers resource conservation, soil physical and biological properties, soil and tissue analysis and interpretation, irrigation, water quality, drainage, fertilizers and other nutrient sources, as well as other topics. The PhD Agronomy course helps agronomists build their skills and knowledge in agronomy by looking at the fundamentals of agronomy, commencing harvests, and soils. This course is taught using instructional technology by providing a variety of models and contextual analyses that enable students to appreciate content delivery and its applications in this sector.

Core Courses

  • Agronomy of Sugar Crops
  • Molecular Biology
  • Medicinal Plants and Aromatics
  • Agricultural Physics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Soil Conservation and Watershed Management
  • Stress Crop Production
  • Advances in Water Management
  • Advances in Crop Growth and Productivity
  • Crop Ecology

Eligibility Criteria

  • MS/Mphil in Agronomy from HEC recognized Institute with minimum 2.5 CGPA.
  • Passing marks in entry test.


A graduate’s opportunities include working in the business sector, primarily in applied research and product development, or conducting fundamental research, primarily at universities or government organizations. They can also pursue a career as an agricultural scientist, which allows them to serve as consultants for businesses, private individuals, and the government. A graduate can also pursue career in the following fields.

  • Farm Manager
  • Agronomist
  • Research Testing Associate
  • Subject Matter Specialist
  • Project Fellow/Research Associate
  • Lecturer & Teacher

Universities Offering Ph.D. Agronomy in Pakistan

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