पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed-to-be-university under the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  1. Provide students with a sound knowledge in the mathematics, science and engineering science required to solve agricultural engineering problems
  2. Effectively identify and design sustainable solutions to address issues and global opportunities
  3. Have successful professional careers in agro-industries, government organization, educational / research/extension institute
  4. Demonstrate strong leadership skills, ethical integrity, and professional engagement
  5. Continue to learn to adapt in a world of evolving technology

Programme Outcomes (POs)

  1. Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  2. Problem analysis: Identify, formulate, review research literature, and analyze complex engineering problems reaching substantiated conclusions using first principles of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering sciences.
  3. Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  4. Conduct investigations of complex problems:  Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  5. Modern tool usage:  Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and IT tools including prediction and modeling to complex engineering activities with an understanding of the limitations.
  6. The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  7. Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  8. Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  9. Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  10. Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  11. Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  12. Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change. 

Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

At the end of the programme, the Agricultural Engineering graduates will be able to

  1. Identify and design sustainable solutions to solve agricultural engineering problems applying the knowledge of basic and engineering sciences.
  2. Pursue successful professional career in agro-industries, government organization, educational/ research/ extension institute adopting appropriate technology, resources and modelling.
  3. Adapt in a world of evolving technology with professional ethics and take lead roles in development of agricultural engineering and allied enterprises for betterment of society.

Course Structure and Syllabus

Degree Bridge Year

Semester I

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1 HS4301 Elements of Economics 3 0 0 3
2 CY4301 Comprehensive Chemistry 4 0 2 5
3 MA4301 Comprehensive Mathematics-I 3 1 0 4
4 PH4301 Comprehensive Physics 4 0 2 5
5 ES4377 Comprehensive Programming in C/C + + (Audit) 2 0 4 4
6 AE4301  Mechanics of Granular Materials 3 0 2 4
    Total 17+2 1+0 6+4 21+4

Semester II

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1 HS4401 Comprehensive Communication Skill 2 0 2 3
2 MA4401 Comprehensive Mathematics-II 3 1 0 4
3 AE4401 Comprehensive Fluid Mechanics 3 0 2 4
4 AE4402 Basics of Thermodynamics and IC Engines 3 1 0 4
5 AE4403 Post Harvest Engineering 3 0 2 4
6 AE4404 Farm Power and Machinery 3 0 2 4
7 AE4405 Elementary Soil and Water Conservation Engineering 3 0 2 4
    Total 20 2 10 27

B Tech

Year I Semester I (FOR NEW ENTRANTS.  WEF 2020-21 academic session)

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1.         PH211** Physics 4 0 2 5
2.         MA21101 Mathematics – I 3 1 0 4
3.         ES21100 Basic Electrical Engineering (offered by EE) 3 1 2 5
4.         ES21151 Engineering Graphics and Design (offered by CE+ME) 0 0 6 3
5.         AE21101 Soil Science and Crop Production 2 1 0 3
    Total 12 3 10 20

Year I Semester II (FOR NEW ENTRANTS.  WEF 2020-21 academic session)

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1.         CY21201 Chemistry  3 1 2 5
2.         MA21201 Mathematics – II 3 1 0 4
3.         ES21200 Programming for Problem Solving (offered by CS) 3 0 2 4
4.         ES21251 Workshop Practices (offered by ME) 0 0 6 3
5.         HS21201 English 2 0 2 3
6.         AE21201 Engineering Thermodynamics  2 1 0 03 
7.         ES21277 Environmental Science (AUDIT) 2 0 0 0
    Total 15 3 12 22

Year II Semester I (Old Batch)

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1 ME6121 Theory of Refrigeration and Air-conditioning  2 0 0 2
2 AE6101 Farm Power – II  3 0 2 4
3 AE6102 Food Process Technology 3 0 2 4
4 AE6103 Command Area Development 3 0 0 3
5 AE60** Elective – I 3 1 0 4
6 **60** Open Elective 3 0 0 3
7 AE6199 Project (Part – I) 0 0 4 2
8 AE6179 Industrial Training  (Audit) 0 0 0 2
    Total 17 1 10 22+2

Year II Semester II (Old Batch)

S.N. Course Code Course Title L T P Credit
1 HS6203 Agri Business Management  2 1 0 3
2 AE6201 Design of Soil Conservation Structures 3 1 0 4
3 AE6202 Farm Produce and Storage Engineering 3 0 2 4
4 AE60** Elective – II 3 1 0 4
5 AE60** Elective – III 3 1 0 4
6 AE6299 Project (Part – II) 0 0 8 4
7 ED6288 Extra-Curricular Activities and Discipline 0 0 0 2
    Total 14 4 10 23+2

Elective – I

AE6001         Remote sensing and GIS for Land and Water Management
AE6002.        Agricultural Meteorology and Climate Change
AE6003         Processing of Milk and Milk Products
AE6004         Food Plant Utilities and Sanitation
AE6005         Testing of Tractors and Farm Equipment
AE6006         Tea Plantation Machinery

Elective – II & III

AE6007         Research Methods
AE6008         Modelling and Simulation for Agricultural Applications
AE6009         Computer application in agriculture
AE6010         Pressurized Irrigation Systems
AE6011         Watershed Management
AE6012         Food Processing Equipment Design
AE6013         Dynamics of Tillage and Traction
AE6014         Principles of Ergonomics 

Open Elective

(to be offered by other departments)