The course is offered from the Department of Soil and Water Conservation, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal, India.
The department of Soil and Water Conservation was established in 1964 under the aegis of Faculty of Agricultural Engineering to cater the teaching and researches programmes in UG and PG level (M.Sc. and Ph. D) in the realm of prevention of environmental degradation and protection of finite natural resources like soil and water. To start its journey with practical and scientific relevance, the department was required major restructuring and thus delinked from the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and stood placed under the Faculty of Agriculture in 1996 along with its modified and updated syllabus to continue the above study programme. The academic curriculum mostly involved with soil degradation, watershed management, agricultural hydrology, land use planning and geospatial survey, soil classification and agroforestry etc. The department is now having 10 seats for M.Sc (Ag) and 4 seats for Ph. D programme.