Agriculture Career Scope, Eligibility and Job Prospects

Duration: 4 to 5 years, Eligibility: 10+2 PCB/M. You must clear entrance exam held by ICAR, Job Profiles: Finance Executive (Agriculture) (about Rs 30,000/- per month for a fresh graduate), Agricultural scientist, Tea garden caretaker, Researcher, Rubber Technologist

With productivity levels no where near global averages, the possibilities for growth are immense. And the entry of corporations into agriculture has only begun in the country, and employment would grow by leaps in the coming years. The course costs less than Rs 10,000/- a year, and consequently pay-offs are phenomenal

Course overview: You will study Agronomy, Agricultural Economy, Agricultural Biochemistry, Agricultural Meteorology and Biotechnology for example

Job opportunities: As an agricultural graduate, you will have various options available. In addition to government jobs, you could work in tea gardens, rubber plantations, fruit orchards and vegetable farms. Also, you can get a job in a bank or finance company. Research is another great opportunity to explore. With this degree you can expect a competitive pay package

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