The programme is designed to provide an understanding of the principles of the design and operation of the different types of irrigation systems and their management. It is also meant to familiarize students about agricultural mechanization policies and strategies that have bearing on irrigation development and practice.
Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. in Irrigation Technology must have obtained a good bachelor 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 IrrigationTechnology must possess a good first degree in agriculture with a significant amount of engineering to be admitted into the programme.