The overall goal of the programme is to produce post graduates with a good grounding in the theory and practice of Agricultural Economics and is able to contribute significantly to agricultural development.
Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. in Agricultural Economics must have obtained a good baccalaureate degree at least Second Class Lower Division or better from a recognised institution or Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of 2.5 on a 1 - 4 scale or its equivalence in agriculture or related field. Considerable working experience preferably in Agriculture is desirable but not required. A considerable working experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Candidates for M.Phil in Agricultural Economics must possess a good first degree in agriculture with a significant amount of economics to be admitted into the programme.