After completing this course a learner will be able to:

  • Identify different verities and types of paddy varieties
  • Develop skills for seed preparation & nursery management
  • Develop skills for field preparation and different methods of sowing
  • Awareness and skills for different methods of sowing for direct sowing
  • Understand the basics of soil testing, manuring, bio-fertilizer and in-organic fertilizers
  • Identify the critical stages for direct sown and transplanted paddy
  • Identify major weeds and their management in paddy
  • Identify major insect, pests and diseases of paddy and their management
  • Identify the right stage for harvesting of paddy
  • Harvest paddy using different methods, threshing, drying, winnowing and packing
  • Manage straw to minimize environmental pollution
  • Identification of various implements use in paddy cultivation
  • Develop entrepreneurship and marketing skills for paddy produce
  • Maintain hygiene and safety practices at workplace
Medium of Instruction


Entry Level


Course Duration

1 Year

Essential Course Duration

240 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 3000/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Essential Contact Hrs
Theory Practical
1 Paddy Farming 80 160
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Paddy Farming 1.5 3 30 70 - 100
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Paddy Farming 50 50 - -