MSc Agriculture is a two years post graduate degree course that exposes students to agricultural development and related scientific innovation. Apart from imparting scientific knowledge related to the field of Agriculture, this course also lays emphasis on Agriculture Machinery, Plant Biology, Plant Management as well as Bio Chemistry. In addition, it also includes industry training/freecharge ministry projects to provide practical experience.
To Take Admission in this course the students must have a BSc degree in subjects like Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry from a recognized university. The student must also have a minimum of 50% marks(45% for reserved category) in their graduation. The admission process to the course is either entrance based or merit-based.
MSc Agriculture : Entrance Exams
Some of the popular MSc Agriculture entrance exams are provided below:
1) AGRICET: AGRICET is the common entrance test conducted by Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University
2) ICAR AIEEA: It is an all India exam for admission into various government agriculture colleges.
3) MCAER PG CET: Conducted for admission into agriculture colleges in Maharastra.
4) CUCET: For admission into various centeral universities aceoss India.
5) PAU MET : Conducted by Punjab Agriculture University.
MSc Agriculture : Specializations
MSc Agriculture offers a number of specializations, like Agronomy, Biotechnology, Agricultural Economics & Farm Management, Plant Physiology, and Entomology.
In total, there are 12 disciplines available for the course.
Here we have mentioned some of the important specializations:
* MSc Agronomy
* MSc in Horticulture
* MSc in Forestry
* MSc in Genetics and Plant Breeding
MSc Agriculture : Career options & Job Profile
After completing a course in M.Sc Agriculture, the aspirant can work in public and private sectors depending on the type of work they prefer or the skills they have. After completing this course The students will get excellent job offers from various popular countries. Some of the important job areas include Agriculture/Dairy Industries, Fertilizer Industries, and Food Processing Units. The average salary earned by a fresher is around 1 LPA-2.5 LPA. The salary will increase with experience.
Some of the popular job profiles in the field of MSc Agriculture listed below:
* Corporate Sales Manager
* Research Scientist
* Field Officer
* Farm Manager
* Quality Assurance Officer
* Agriculture Officer
* Agriculture Loan Officer (in Banks)
* Production Manager
* Operations Manager
Some of Top Recruiters are Coromandel Fertilizers, Buhler India, Monsanto India, Bayer Crop Science, etc.
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