मङ्लबार, बैशाख ४, २०८१

Program Description

This course is based on the job required to be performed by a middle-level agriculture technician in different institutions of Nepal. The diploma in Agriculture course extends over 3 years. The first year focuses on basic sciences and fundamental subjects, the second year on agriculture, soil management, and conservation, community development and running a farmer field school, and the third year is given to cover the other agriculture-related subjects and to the application of learned theory and skill development within comprehensive practice settings in both agriculture-related institutions and communities.

Course Structure

First Year

S.NSubjectsCredit hours/weekContact hours/weekFull marks

Second Year

S.NSubjectsCredit hours/weekContact hours/weekFull marks
1Extension and Community Development3+15100
2Agribusiness Management and Cooperatives3+15100
3Aquaculture and fisheries2+14100
4Introductory Animal husbandry2+14100
5Principles and practices of agronomy3+15100
6Plant protection3+15100
7Soil management, conservation and environmental science3+15100
8Post-harvest technology1+1350
9Statistics and computer application2+14100

Third year

S.NSubjectsCredit hours/weekContact hours/weekFull marks
1Commercial vegetable production2+14100
2Medicinal and Non-Timber Forest product2+14100
3Crop production3+15100
4Plant breeding and seed production technology3+15100
5Industrial entomology and mushroom production3+15100
6Ornamental horticulture and nursery management2+14100
7Fruits and plantation crops3+15100
8Work experience program (WEP)0+18/day300
Grand total for plant science952500

Message From Coordinator

Technical and vocational education aims to generate social and economic benefits by enhancing civil society’s livelihoods, providing better opportunities and improving standard of living. To satisfy this aim Agroforestry Polytechnic Institute is established as a first constituent college of CTEVT in Arghakhanchi district in 2074 BS. The institute is promoting quality education in the sector of agriculture to produce competent mid level work force in agriculture. I am very honored and privileged to be associated with AFPI. Through a team of highly motivated teaching and administrative staffs, the College is committed to provide best quality technical and vocational education that has a strong blend of teaching and field practice. I wish a great success to our students and those preparing to join with us at AFPI and promise to provide the best facilities available for their professional growth.

Warm Regards

Course Coordinator (Plant Science)


Message from Course Co-ordinator (Sponsered Program)

Our excellence is not just due to study confined to classroom structures; we go beyond to sharpen each student in knowledge as well as skill helping individuals to culminate idea of team learning. Respectful, inspirational, vibrant, copious and engaging learning environment has been accounting for the achievement of AFPI.I feel very proud to welcome our agriculture aspirants and we wish to utterly collaborate for their future too.

 Warm Regards,

Rajan Sagar Chaudhary

Course co-ordinator  (Sponsered Program)