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Faculty of Agriculture

B. Sc – (Agriculture)

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Students who seek careers in agriculture practices, agribusiness and agricultural research will find this course very beneficial. The programme comprises various subjects related to different types of farming practices to increase productivity and reduce soil erosion and soil pollution.

Employment & Other Opportunities

  • B.Sc. in Agriculture enables the graduates to work in different departments of agriculture, ranging from technical aspects to business prospects and from production to sales.

India is an agriculture-based economy and offers various opportunities to B. Sc Agriculture graduates. There are various private sectors as well as government sector jobs available for graduates. With organisations like NABARD and the ministry of agriculture, there is a lot of scope for lucrative jobs in the field of agricultural science. Skilled individuals are required by private firms that produce agricultural products to enhance their production techniques as well as business. With the requirement to come up with sustainable methods of agriculture, there is ample scope for research after pursuing B. Sc in agriculture. Following are some of the careers that candidates can pursue after completing this course:

  • Agriculture Officer
  • Agricultural Research Scientist
  • Marketing Executive
  • Assistant Plantation Manager
  • Agriculture Development Officers
  • Agriculturists
  • Agriculture Technician
  • Business Development Executive
  • Rice Breeder
  • Junior Agriculture Specialist
  • Seed Technologist
  • Junior Associate – Research

B. Tech (Agriculture)

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Through this course, the students will be able to understand and learn technical knowledge and skills to excel in the field of agriculture. Combined with the disciplines of Chemical, electrical engineering, plant biology, this course helps in applying science and technology to agricultural process and production.

The Agricultural Engineering program combines the concepts and techniques of Agriculture and modern technology and Engineering practices. This program is an amalgamation of more than one discipline. It is a combination of various disciplines such as animal and plant sciences, geology, environmental science, core Engineering branches, modern agricultural technology, etc.

Employment & Other Opportunities

These graduates have several Government posts available. They can join Agriculture Departments of different State Governments. They may easily get an Officer’s post in this department. Apart from that, they can also find jobs in the Food Department, Research Department, Dairy Boards (State-wise), Coir Board, etc.