The master’s degree course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of soil conservation, procedures for prevention of soil degradation/erosion. Students understand the methods of development of green land, rain water storage/harvesting and well recharging. The latest techniques and procedures for storing water are exposed to students for judicious use of water. Different methods of irrigation for agricultural crops such as drip and sprinkler methods are focused for efficient management of soil water. The course study covers areas of hydrology, farm irrigation and soil conservation. The curriculum includes theory lectures and practical’s, workshops, group discussions, report submission, seminars, field visits, assignments, course material, project works, examination, viva-voce.
Eligibility Criteria for the course
The candidates should have completed B.E/ B. Tech from a recognized university. Candidates should possess deep interest in conservation of soil and water resources. They should have ability to problem solving and analytical skills.
Additional Information of the Course
The post graduate course aims at providing students with latest technologies for developing Indian agriculture. The course is of two year duration and it emphasis on sustainable and profitable revenues from agriculture. The students are trained for transferable knowledge of agro- techniques in agricultural sectors. The program prepares students to equip with strong knowledge on soil water conservation for becoming efficient managers in the relevant field. The course enhances the skills of students for problem solving issues in soil water conservation. Students gain deep understanding for identifying problems in soil water systems, reviewing the issues and in implementing strategies for solving the problems. Program develops skills in analytical and logical abilities in critical approaches for developing efficient strategies for increasing crop production. The course equips them with latest techniques, designs for effective planning activities for soil and water conservation. Students develop innovative capabilities for equipment designs for usage in irrigation and methods for rain water harvesting. Students equip with skills to interact with farmers in guiding and assisting for agricultural practices and irrigation. Students need to prepare and present reports on soil and water conservation and action taken.
Job prospects for M.Tech Students
Ample jobs are available for qualified students in the areas of agricultural sectors, water board, and conservation of soil and water areas, agricultural equipment manufacturing units, irrigation departments, forestry and universities. The jobs are available as hydrologist, soil and water conservationists, soil scientist, manager, conservation officer, researcher, scientist, professor, farm technician, officer executive.
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