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)
- Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering fundamentals, and an engineering specialization to the solution of complex engineering problems.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
- Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- Identify and design sustainable solutions to solve agricultural engineering problems applying the knowledge of basic and engineering sciences.
- Pursue successful professional career in agro-industries, government organization, educational/ research/ extension institute adopting appropriate technology, resources and modelling.
- 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
Year I Semester I (FOR NEW ENTRANTS. WEF 2020-21 academic session.)
|S.N.||Course Code||Course Title||L||T||P||Credit|
|1.||AE13101||Mechanics of Granular Materials||2||0||2||3|
|2.||AE13102||Post-Harvest Process Engineering||2||0||2||3|
|3.||AE13103||Farm Irrigation Systems||2||0||2||3|
|6.||AE130**||Programme Elective – I||*||*||*||3|
|7.||AE130**||Programme Elective – II||*||*||*||3|
|8.||**130**||Open Elective – I||3||0||0||3|
|9.||AE13199||Project – I||0||0||2||1|
Year I Semester II (FOR NEW ENTRANTS. WEF 2020-21 academic session.)
|S.N.||Course Code||Course Title||L||T||P||Credit|
|1.||AE13201||Hydrology and Soil Water Conservation||2||0||2||3|
|4.||AE13204||Heat and Mass Transfer in Food Engineering||2||1||0||3|
|5.||AE130**||Programme Elective – III||*||*||*||3|
|6.||**130**||Open Elective – II||3||0||0||3|
|7.||**130**||Open Elective – III||3||0||0||3|
|8.||HS13277||Mandatory Course on Indian Constitution (AUDIT)||2||0||0||0|
|10.||AE13299||Project – II||0||0||6||3|
|S.N.||Programme Elective – I & II (Semester V)||L||T||P||Credit|
|1.||AE13001||Agricultural Produce and Storage||2||0||2||3|
|3.||AE13003||Food Safety and Standards||2||0||2||3|
|5.||AE13005||Land Grading and Earth Moving Machinery||2||0||2||3|
|6.||AE13006||Material Science and Engineering||2||1||0||3|
|7.||AE13007||Tea Science and Technology||2||1||0||3|
|9.||AE13009||Unit Operations in Food Engineering||2||1||0||3|
|10.||AE13010||Water Well and Pump Engineering||2||1||0||3|
|S.N.||Programme Elective – III (Semester VI)||L||T||P||Credit|
|1.||AE13021||Alternate Energy Sources||2||1||0||3|
|2.||AE13022||Building Materials and Construction||2||1||0||3|
|6.||AE13026||Processing of Dairy Products||2||0||2||3|
|7.||AE13027||Ravines Land Development||2||1||0||3|