After completing this course a learner will be able to cultivate mushrooms using good agricultural practices. A learner will be able to:

  • Identify different types of mushroom
  • Differentiate between edible and poisonous mushrooms
  • Explain medicinal properties of mushroom
  • Develop pure culture through different techniques
  • Develop quality spawns
  • Cultivate button mushroom
  • Cultivate oyster mushroom
  • Cultivate paddy straw mushroom
  • Cultivate milky mushroom
  • Maintain quality of produce
  • Manage pest and diseases of mushrooms
  • Identify and use the equipments required for the control systems of the mushroom house
  • Calculate the Benefit Cost Ratio (BCR) of mushroom production
  • Maintain health and safety at workplace
Medium of Instruction

Hindi / English / Urdu

Entry Level

8th Pass

Course Duration

6 Months

Essential Course Duration

300 Hours

Course Fee

Rs. 600/-

Course Components
S.No Title of Component Essential Contact Hrs
Theory Practical
1 Mushroom Production 100 200
Scheme of Examination
S.No Name of the subject / Modules Time (in hrs.) Marks Total
Theory Practical Theory Practical Internal Assessment
1 Mushroom Production 2.5 3 60 100 40 200
Passing Criteria
S.No Name of the subject Certification criteria (percentage)
Theory Practical Internal Assessment Aggregate in each paper module
1 Mushroom Production 40 60 60 -