Horticulture is a discipline that is concerned with garden management and cultivation. It has a lot of scope in India considering the fact that allied agricultural activities are also getting promoted in the country and are encouraged as a subsidiary occupation by many state governments.
Students from the background of physical and chemical sciences can do Diploma in Horticulture after passing their 10+2 board examination. However, this may vary from institute to institute.
Here are some of the popular colleges/ institutes which offer this programme in India −
Located in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, is one of the recently established universities that offers a comprehensive two years diploma in horticulture.
Here, the minimum education criterion to enroll for the course is that the student must have cleared 10th std with the required marks.
Established in the year 1944, this college is located in the Dharwad district of Karnataka.
It is again two-year full-time coursework with an entrance exam to be cleared by the student. It is one of the most career-oriented courses.
This institute located in Delhi offers a diploma course in commercial horticulture for 10+2 passed students.
The course fee is Rs.6,000 for the whole year with an additional registration fee of Rs.1000 and library fees of Rs.500.