Wednesday, March 13, 2013

IGNOU Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension Distance Course

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Doctoral Degree:

Delivery Type – Distance

Name of the Course: Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension

About course: IGNOU provides a large range of various courses. IGNOU - Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension is one of the courses from them. The course provides various advance production technologies to farmers that help them remarkable productivity in agriculture sector.

The system should not only provide the theoretical knowledge but also teaches how to promote in field. The new system of open and distance learning introduced by IGNOU - Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension plays a very important role in extension activity.

This programme helps to conduct research studies to increase the knowledge and technologies in agriculture sector.

Objective of the Course:

  1. Encourage distance learning method in agriculture
  2. Development of the research activities and system of national agriculture
  3. Provide new tactics of research programmes in agriculture education.
  4. Improvement in management system

Subject Details: IGNOU - Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension course has the following subjects which is helpful in making knowledgeable distinct. The subjects are,
a) Fundamentals of Agriculture Extension and Communication
b) Advances in Agriculture Extension
c) Agriculture Extension Management
d) Information communication technology in agriculture
e) Research methodology and scaling techniques

Course duration: Duration of the course is 2 to 5 years.

Admission criteria: Candidate, having qualification M.Sc. (Agriculture) with minimum 55% in Agriculture Extension / Extension Education/ Home Science Extension/ Dairy Extension/ Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension/ Fisheries Extension/ Agricultural Communication/ Development Communication/ Agricultural Extension and Communication are eligible to get admission in IGNOU- Doctor of Philosophy in Agriculture Extension.

Any individual who has passed master’s degree in any branch of Agricultural Sciences or allied fields is also eligible to get admission in it.

Age criteria: There is no any age restriction. Any person can get admission in particular course.

Programme fee: Rs.14000/- is to be payable as course fee which included Rs.7000 for course work and Rs.7000 for annual fee.

Course Material: IGNOU provides printed study materials to the registered students by post at home. The material also contains audio-video cassettes and CDs about 25-30 minutes duration. It can be purchased for home or can be seen at the study centre during specific sessions.

Contact details:
Prof. B.S. Hansra
Programme Coordinator
School of Agriculture
G - Block, Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
New Academic Complex,
IGNOU, Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi-110 068.
Phone: +91-11-29572975
Fax: +91-11-29533167
Email: baljitsingh45@yahoo.co.in

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