Gomal University

M.Sc. (Hons) – agriculture in Soil Science

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M.Sc. (H) Soil Science is a two years postgraduate degree program, having pre – requisite of B.Sc. (H) Agriculture with specialization in Soil Science. The students are being taught the advanced courses of Soil Science during the first two semesters, after which they have to conduct a Research work under the supervision of a supervisor, have to write a research thesis and then have to defend it in Public (Public defense) to get the Degree of M.Sc. b9hons) Horticulture.

Entery Requirements

14 Years of Education, B.Sc. (Hons) in Soil Science, with minimum 45% marks, from an accredited institution.

1st Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
SS – 701 Principles and uses of Laboratory Equipment 3(0 – 3)
SS – 702 Soil Chemistry 3(2 – 1)
SS – 703 Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition 3(2 – 1)
SS – 709 Soil – Plant Relationship 3(3 – 0)
2nd Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
SS – 704 Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry 3(2-1)
SS – 705 Soil Classification 3(2-1)
SS – 706 Salt Affected soil and waterlogged soils 3(3-0)
SS – 707 Soil Physics 3(2-1)
SS – 719 Special Problem 1(1-0)
3rd & 4th Semester
Code Course Credit Hours
Research and Thesis 6(0-6)
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