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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Diploma 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

Diploma Module

Year I Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
PH-3101+ Physics – III A 2 0 2 3
CY-3101+ Chemistry – III 3 0 2 4
HS-3101+ Communication Skill 2 0 2 3
ME-3151* Workshop 0 0 8 4
ME-3152* Mechanical Engineering Drawing 1 0 6 4
ES-3101* Applied Mechanics 3 1 0 4
ES-3102 Fluid Mechanics 3 0 2 4
ES-3100 Computer Programming 2 0 4 4
MA-3101 Engineering Mathematics – I 3 1 0 4
    Total 24
+ Bridge for 10+2 Vocational/NERIST Certificate Holder
* Bridge for 10+2 (PCM)
Year I Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
PH-3202 Physics – IV 3 0 2 4
CY-3202 Engineering Chemistry – I A 3 0 2 4
MA-3201 Engineering Mathematics – II 3 1 0 4
ES-3201 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 1 0 4
ES-3202 Strength of Materials. 3 1 0 4
AE-3201 Agricultural Surveying 3 0 2 4
AS-3201 Soil Science & Crop Production 3 0 2 4
    Total 28
Year II Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P C
HS-4103 Agricultural Economics & Farm Management 3 0 0 3
EE-41** Basic Electrical Engineering 4 0 2 5
AE-4101 IC Engines 2 1 0 3
AE-4102 Farm Machinery – I 3 0 2 4
AE-4103 Soil Mechanics 3 0 2 4
AE-4104 Agricultural Process Engineering – I 3 1 0 4
AE-4105 Soil & Water Conservation Engineering 3 0 2 4
AE-4151 Seminar 0 0 2 1
    Total    28
Year II Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P C
AE-4201 Farm Power – I 3 0 2 4
AE-4202 Agricultural Process Engineering - II 3 1 0 4
AE-4203 Irrigation & Drainage Engineering 3 0 2 4
CE-42** Buildings Materials & Construction 3 1 0 4
AE-40** Elective 3 1 0 4
HS-42** Extension Education 3 0 0 3
AE-4299 Project 0 0 6 3
ED-4200   0 0 0 2
    Total    26+2

List of Electives

  • Food Science

  • Agro Industries

  • Seed Technology

  • Aquacultural Engineering

  • Tea Science and Technology

  • Earth Moving Machinery

  • Waste Land Development

  • Processing of plantation and horticultural crop

  • Seed Technology and Processing

  • Convenience Food and Beverage