Why You Should join?
Careers in Agriculture and Forestry make up one of the largest industries and sources of long-term employment in the country, providing jobs for millions. A degree in agriculture gives you the knowledge and skills to manage agricultural businesses, or work in the areas of agricultural sales, food production and farming journalism. Many of careers in the Agriculture and Forestry industry are considered “Green Careers,” meaning that the careers are involved in preserving or protecting our environmental resources.
Jobs directly related to your degree include:
• Agricultural consultant
• Farm manager
• Fish farm manager
• Plant breeder/geneticist
• Rural practice surveyor
• Soil scientist
Who Should join?
- The basic eligibility criteria for B.Sc Agriculture Science (4 years duration) is 10+2 or equivalent with science subjects with a minimum 50% marks.The admission is based on merit or performance in the entrance examination conducted by the concerned institute/ university or on the basis of marks obtained in the ICAR Examination.
- B.Sc or B.Tech degree in relevant subject is needed for the 2 year Master's degree programmes.
- For the 3 years Ph.D, one needs to have post graduate degree like M.Sc or M.Tech in related field.
- Several institutes offer P.G Diploma courses in agriculture and those having a bachelors degree with an extensive knowledge base in agricultural science can opt for these courses.