More about the course
Agricutural biotechnology is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses the study of agricultural practices in conjunction with modern sciences and takes in consideration social, natural, enviromental and economical concerns. In this course you will be studying about a field with inputs taken from a wide array of subjects such as biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, genetics, transgenic breeding, reproduction biology and others. The aim of this course is to acquaint you with the technological changes being brought in the field of agriculture which had till recent years been following mainly tradional methods of cultivation and production. The course curriculum familiarizes you with the topics through theory classes and also provides you with opportunities to hone your skills through laboratory practicals. The course also provides you with a sound footing for research.
Career and opportunities
Agricultural biotechnology is finding applications in different areas of agricultural production. You are thus provided with opportunities in farming, agri-business, aquaculture, sericulture, soil and water conservation, agricultural research, agricultural education, etc. You have opportunities in dairy farming, processing of grains, food processing, pesticide and fertilizer manufacturing other than oil production and numerous other activities in the agro-industry. You could also be working in tea estates and other similar farms like coffee plantations. With a degree in this field one can get employed in the government sector in its ministries and departments concerned with agricultural production. There are also wide opportunities for pursuing M.Phil and PhD courses thus making way for a research based or an academic career.
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