Career prospcts in agriculture


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Career prospcts in agriculture

  1. 1. B.Sc in Agriculture is an under graduate course of 3 yearsduration which can be pursued by aspirants who havesuccessfully completed their 10+2 level education. This coursefocuses on various aspects concerning the field of Agriculture.Aspirants who have completed this degree can work in designand manufacture of agricultural machinery, in irrigation,drainage, etc. A lot of colleges and Universities all over Indiaand abroad offer this course.Following are some of the job profiles for B.Sc in Agriculturegraduates. Agriculture officer Assistant Plantation Manager Territory Manager Trial coordinator Technical Manager Agricultural Research Scientist Agriculture Development OfficersB.Sc in Agriculture graduates can specialize in a wide variety ofspecializations including the following, which enables them towork comfortably in various industries. Agri Botany Agri Biotechnology Agri Chemistry Agri Entomology Agronomy Extension Education Forestry Social Forestry Agri Economics Agri Extension Agri Engineering
  2. 2. Agri Statistics Agri Zoology Farming System Management Horticulture Mycology Micro Biology Crop Production Plant Physiology Soil Conservation Sericulture Tea Husbandry and Technology Plant Ecology Plant Pathology Seed Technology Soil SciencePrivate Sector Jobs after B.Sc in AgriculturePrivate sector provides a lot of career options for B.Sc inAgriculture graduates. They are offered with attractiveremuneration as well. Some of the areas that offer a goodplatform for B.Sc in Agriculture graduates include the following. Agriculture Marketing Banking Forestry Home Science Horticulture Dairy Technology Fisheries Science Food Science & Technology Sericulture Veterinary ScienceGovernment Sector jobs after B.Sc in AgricultureGovernment Sector companies also have good n B.Sc inAgriculture graduates. These aspirants need to clear several
  3. 3. tests being organized by PSC, UPSC and also SSC to get placedin the reputed firms in this promising sector. Some of the toporganizations that recruit B.Sc in Agriculture graduates includethe following. Indian Agricultural Research Institute National Seeds Corporation Limited North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation State Farms Corporation of IndiaJob Prospects Abroad after B.Sc in AgricultureAgriculture is an emerging field in most of the foreigncountries. Aspirants in this field have great career scopeabroad. They can get placed in various under takings there.They can work in a lot of work profiles in various venturesabroad. Most of the foreign countries are of great demand forB.Sc in Agriculture graduates. They are paid very good salarypackages as well. There are various short term and long termcertification courses, which can be done so as to improve theirover all job prospectus.