CIS : CERTIFICATE IN SERICULTURE

Programme Type CERTIFICATE
Mode Open Distance Learning
School School of Agriculture
Duration 0 Year, 6 Months
Medium ENGLISH HINDI
Specialization SERICULTURE
Description

This programme has been developed with the support of Central Silk Board, Ministry of Textiles, Govt. of India. India occupies second position among the silk producing countries in the world besides being the largest silk consumer. The limited coverage is being made by the Central Silk Board under the educational and training components for the farmers, entrepreneurs and technicians through its institutional network. CSB and IGNOU aim to impart scientific & entrepreneurial principles to the farmers and technicians involved in mulberry cultivation and silkworm production through ODL.

 

Objectives:

 

The main objectives of the programme are to:

 

  • prepare the rural youth/farmers for accepting sericulture as profit making enterprise;

 

  • impart knowledge and technical skills in various aspects of Sericulture; and

 

  • create awareness about the opportunities and employment in Sericulture.
Eligibility

10th pass out OR non-10th pass-out having two years experience in the field of sericulture. The experience certificate should be from the extension officials of the Dept of Sericulture/Agriculture/Extension/Recognized NGOs/ Industry

Fee Structure

Rs.4,200/- for full programme.

 

Programme Coordinator Dr. P. Vijayakumar, pvkumar@ignou.ac.in, Ph. 011-29573092

Course Details


Course Code

Title of the Course

Credits

BLP 1

Introduction to Sericulture

2

 

 

 

 

 

BLPI 2

Host Plant Cultivation

6

 

 

 

 

 

BLPI 3

Silkworm Rearing

6

 

 

 

 

 

BLP 4

Crop Protection

2

 

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

 

16

 

Regional & Study Centre Details

Regional Centre Study Centre
SHIMLA 1174: GOVT. DEGREE COLLEGE GDC. Ghumarwin (1174)
IMPHAL 1714: REGIONAL TASAR RESEARCHSTATION (1714)
CHENNAI 25158: TAMIL NADU SERICULTURE TRAINING INSTITUTE, HOSUR (25158)
SRINAGAR 1276: CSR & TRAINING INSTITUTE, CENTRAL SILK BOARD PAMP (1276)
DEHRADUN 3718: ZONAL SILKWORM SEED ORGAN. (3718)
VIJAYAWADA 0159: SRI PADMVTHI MAHILA VSHVIDYALY (159)
NOIDA 39033: CH. CHHOTU RAM PG COLLEGE (39033P)
MADURAI 43016: VIVEKANANDA COLLEGE (43016)
ALIGARH 47038: JANTA COLLEGE, BAKEWAR, ETAWAH (47038)
ARMY-CHANDIMANDIR 5206: HQ 22 ARTY BDE (5206)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5505: HQ 14 CORPS (HRDC) (5505)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5504: HQ 16 CORPS HRDC (5504)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5510: HQ 19 INF DIV (5510)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5506: HQ 25 INF DIV (5506)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5511: HQ 39 MTN DIV (5511)
ARMY-UDHAMPUR 5501: HRDC HQ NORTHERN COMMAND (5501)