Certificate in Organic Farming ignou detail

Certificate in Organic Farming COF++

This programme has been developed with the support of APEDA, GoI. Chemical fertilizers and pesticides rob soil health, life, and vitality and thus produce crops that lack balanced nutrition. These crops further contain residues of the poisonous chemicals that disrupt the health of human. Now the emphasis is being laid on organic agriculture which primarily depends on the On-farm resources and maintains the
farm biodiversity for sustaining the product in the long run without use of chemicals.
The present programme aims to educate the farmers about various aspects of organic production and certification.

  • to impart knowledge and proficiency in Organic production practice, Certification process and marketing of organically raised agricultural products, and
  • to promote self-employment and income generation.

Eligibility: 12th pass or it’s equivalent

Medium of Instruction: English & Hindi

Duration: Minimum 6 months and Maximum 2 years; offered in both January & July cycle of admissions.

Fee Structure: Rs.4,800/- for full programme

Programme Details:

Course Code Title of the Course Credits Download
BAP 1 Introduction to Organic Farming 2
BAPI 1 Organic Production System 6
BAPI 2 Inspection and Certification of Organic Produce 4
BAPI 3 Economics and Marketing of Organic Produce 4
Total Credits 16


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