Post-Graduate Diploma is nothing but a diploma after graduation. It can be pursued in any subjects from any stream. Plantation Management is an important sector related to the economy of an agriculture-based country like India. The requirement of this course arose due to the major contribution of India at the global level in terms of crops. This course has good employability, especially for women.
Candidates pursuing this course learn about basics of management and about how to manage the plantations of crops especially like tea, coffee, sugar, rubber, etc.
The course is mostly theoretical hence it is available through correspondence, in part-time mode and interested people can attend it in regular mode also.
Graduates in any stream from a registered institute are eligible for this course. It does not require high scores and even does not have any age bar.
It is advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before submitting the application as exceptions are always there.
For admissions, interested candidates can submit their filled up application forms in the selected institute before the last date of submission. Please take care to enclose all other required documents along with the application to avoid end moment rejection of the application.
Admissions are easy for this course and most of the institutes offer seats either directly or on merit basis.
The duration of this course varies widely. It ranges from 1 year to 4 years depending upon different factors like institute selected for admissions, mode of course, etc.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, pursuing higher education will be beneficial to have a better career. Candidates can go for master’s degree in agriculture, management, etc as per their interest. Bachelor of Education and masters of education can be pursued by candidates interested in teaching.
Ph.D. is an option for those who want to have a scientific career in the field of crops improvements.
The course has broadly included some main topics like plantation management, human resource, crop production technology, financial management, marketing, post-harvest management and value addition.
The course also has a short-term project which needs to be completed in stipulated time and then thesis must be submitted to complete the course successfully.
These candidates can work in Agriculture sector, plantation industries, plant nurseries, import, and the export sector as per their interest.
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