पूर्वोत्तर क्षेत्रीय विज्ञान एवं प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology 
deemed university under MHRD, Govt.of India
Nirjuli - 791109, Arunachal Pradesh
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Degree in agricultural engineering

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs):

  • Provide students with a sound knowledge in the mathematics, science and engineering science required to solve agricultural engineering problems

  • Effectively identify and design sustainable solutions to address issues and global opportunities

  • Have successful professional careers in agro industries, government organization, educational / research/extension institute

  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills, ethical integrity, and professional engagement

  • Continue to learn to adapt in a world of evolving technology

Programme Outcomes (POs):

  • Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, agricultural science and basic engineering to analyse the complex engineering problems of agriculture.

  • Identify and formulate a research problem related to soil and water conservation engineering, irrigation and drainage engineering, farm machinery and power, renewable sources of energy, and process and food engineering.

  • Design soil conservation measures/ structures, irrigation and drainage systems, open well and tube well, farm implements/ tractor systems, and food processing and preservation equipment.

  • Model, simulate, conduct experiments and solve for engineering problems of agriculture and analyse the performance using modern tools.

  • Assess the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, sustainable and societal context.

  • Understand and practice professional ethics in implementation of solutions.

  • Work as a member of a project team to address the real problem of agricultural engineering.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to disseminate modern agricultural technology to the end users.

  • Understand the management of agricultural farms and agro-industries and their finances.

  • Pursue life-long learning for knowledge up gradation and skill development

  • Course Structure And Syllabus

Degree Module

Year Bridge Lateral Entrants (10+3 Diploma) to Degree Module

Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
HS-4301 Elements of Economics 3 0 0 3
CY-4301 Comprehensive Chemistry 4 0 2 5
MA-4301 Comprehensive Mathematics-I 3 1 0 4
PH-4301 Comprehensive Physics 3 1 2 5
ES-4377 Programming in C/C + + 2 0 4 4
AE-4301 Mechanics of Granular Materials 3 0 2 4
    Total 21+4
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
HS-4401 Comprehensive Communication Skill 2 0 2 3
MA-4401 Comprehensive Mathematics-II 3 1 0 4
ES-4401 Fluid Mechanics 3 0 2 4
AE-4401 Thermodynamics & IC Engines 3 1 0 4
AE-4402 Post Harvest Engineering 3 0 2 4
AE-4403 Farm Power & Machinery 3 0 2 4
AE-4404 Elementary Soil & Water Conservation Engineering 3 0 2 4
    Total 27
Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
PH-5101 Physics for AE 3 0 0 3
CY-5101 Chemistry for AE 2 0 2 3
MA-5101 Engineering Mathematics – III 3 1 0 4
ME-5121 Theory of Machines 3 1 0 4
AE-5101 Transfer Processes in Food Engineering 3 1 0 4
AE-5102 Water Well & Pump Engineering 3 1 0 4
AE-5103 Renewable Sources of Energy 3 0 0 3
    Total    25
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
MA-5202 Probability & Statistics 3 1 0 4
AE-5201 Machine Design 3 1 0 4
AE-5202 Unit Operations in DFE 3 1 0 4
AE-5203 Farm Machinery – II 3 0 2 4
AE-5204 Hydrology & Watershed Management 3 1 0 4
EE-5204 Instrumentation & Process Control 3 0 2 4
    Total    24
Year II Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
AE-6101 Farm Power – II 3 0 2 4
AE-6102 Food Process Technology 3 0 2 4
AE-6103 Design of Soil Conservation Structures 3 1 0 4
ME-6177 Refrigeration & Air-conditioning 3 0 0 3
AE-60** Elective – I 3 1 0 4
******* Open Elective 3 0 0 3
AE-6151 Seminar 0 0 2 1
AE-6199 Industrial Training (Audit) 0 0 0 2
    Total 23+2
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
AE-6201 Irrigation & Drainage Engineering – II 3 1 0 4
AE-6202 Farm Produce & Storage Engineering 3 0 2 4
AE-60** Elective – II 3 1 0 4
AE-60** Elective – III 3 1 0 4
HS-**** Agricultural Business Management 2 1 0 3
AE-4299 Project 0 0 8 4
ED-4200   0 0 0 2
    Total    25

List of Electives

Elective - I
  • Command Area Development

  • Water Resources Engineering

  • Bioprocess Engineering

  • Food Plant Utilities and Sanitation

  • Testing of Tractors and Farm Equipment

  • Research Methods

  • Environmental Engineering

Elective – II & III
  • Design of Soil Conservation Structures

  • Watershed Management

  • Food Processing Equipment Design

  • Dynamics of Tillage and Traction

  • Tea Plantation Machinery

  • Principles of Ergonomics

Open Elective

(to be offered by other departments)