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Date: 28 Apr 2016   Posted By: smitha     Group: Career Guidance    Category: Other Jobs   

Can I know the career opportunities in the field of agriculture? I also need details about the different courses offered in agriculture and the best among those courses in India. I also need tips to generate genuine interest in this field among kids.

Want to know about upcoming career opportunities in the agricultural sector in India? With expert guidance you will know of all such opportunities.

Author: Kailash Kumar    01 May 2016      Member Level: Platinum     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

It depends on the existing educational qualification of the author and his academic records. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research which is the regulator of education in agricultural sector has recognised about 65 universities as Agricultural universities. One such university is the G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand which offers B.Tech., M.Tech. and doctoral level programs in various disciplines of agricultural sciences. Education in Fisheries, Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Agribusiness Management etc. also come within the ambit of agricultural education. After completing the agricultural courses, depending upon the level of course completed career opportunity exits in farming, banking, research, agribusiness management , sericulture, fisheries, animal husbandry, veterinary and agricultural journalism sectors.

Author: Pawan Kumar    01 May 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

India leads globally in agriculture. It plays a vital role in India's economy. It is pillar of our economy. It offers sophisticated and lucrative career opportunities. Diploma, B. Tech, M. Tech, B. Sc., M.Sc., Ph. D. are courses available in agricultural science. Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University Hyderabad, Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute Coimbatore, Rajendra Agricultural University Samastipur, Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi are some institutes that provide agricultural courses.

Author: [Anonymous]    02 May 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Recently, NABARD has released out notification for BSc Agriculture degree holders. You can go for higher studies like post graduate and then research field.
If you really want to generate interest in the agriculture field to the kids, you need to take them to the field nursary where all kind of plants and flowers they can see and observe them while seeing at the plants. You know the feeling of them how they are enjoying in that place. Evening times go to park where you have pleasant atmosphere. Try to say the used of plants and how they are living and growing process. Let them do science projects on their own and your help is needed with adding latest technologies. You know, all these such kind of things make them having interest in Agriculture.

Author: Mahesh    07 May 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

Creating genuine interest among kids for agriculture is only possible if the tours and the drives are taken. You have to start a small startup that shows kids and adults how the agriculture process is being done. For example you can show them how the sugar cane is being cut and how the sugar cane cubes are made.

Apart from process you can video record this in video and distribute in school or colleges. it takes time for the kids or even adults to get some interest into the new concept. But you can do this with info graphics and good introductions.

As for job opportunities, you may need to have BSC in agriculture. And from based on the degree you can go ahead with research. You may want to approach the companies who are into agriculture and then get job in their respective positions. Almost every university has the courses in agriculture or the agriculture related courses.

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