Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Agriculture is an undergraduate program offered by Himalayan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology that integrates a range of subjects like Biology, Mathematics, Agronomy, Soil Science, Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agriculture Engineering, Agriculture Economics, Business Management, Agriculture Extension, Farm Management, Animal Husbandry, Natural Resources Management, Computer Applications and Statistics with a choice of domain specialization in Crop Production, Plant Protection, Natural Resource Management, Social Sciences and Business Management. Himalayan College of Agricultural Science and Technology (HICAST), ranked among the best colleges for Agriculture in Nepal gives students a broad basis in concepts of agriculture by combining traditional & contemporary agricultural practices with classroom learning & effective pedagogy.
Considering the foregoing, the B.Sc.(Hons.) Agriculture course curriculum has been revised to help graduates acquire the necessary skills and entrepreneurial mindset for self-employment, improve rural livelihood and food security, ensure the sustainability of agriculture, and serve as a catalyst for agricultural transformation.
The most crucial fundamental public good for producing appropriately prepared scientific human resources capable of carrying out teaching, research, and technology transfer activities is Agriculture Education. In Nepal, more than 80% of the population is based in rural regions and works in a variety of agricultural and non-agricultural occupations.