Which institutes offer diploma in Horticulture?

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 −

Dr. YSR Horticultural University

  • 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.

JSS College of Arts, Science, and Commerce

  • 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.

Institute of Paramedical Technology

  • 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.