|Basic engineering science relevant to agriculture, soil and water. Agricultural mechanisation, Soil tillage. Tractor Technology. Agricultural machinery: earth moving equipment, tractors, mechanical planters and harvesters, rotovators, pesticide sprayers, and fertilizer applicators.
Soil-water-plant relationships. Soil water movement: Infiltration rate, hydraulic conductivity of soil. Crop water requirements. Irrigation Methods: surface, overhead irrigation and drip irrigation. Irrigation systems: Equipment and operation. Use and maintenance of irrigation systems. Planning and design of various irrigation systems based on soil-water-plant relationships. Drainage and water logging system. Pumps.
Landscape features design: Materials for surfaces, walls, gates and structures.
Introduction to the drawing office. Geometrical construction. Introduction to orthographic projection. Orthographic projection II. Sectional views. Isometric projection. Principle of land surveying and survey instruments. Linear and angular measurements. Ordinary levelling.
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing. Data analysis and interpretation. Precision agriculture. Use of Drones.
Administrative assistant: Kajol Jogarah