Agriculture Education in India
As we all know that Indian Economy is primarily known as an agriculture based economy. Agricultural sector is a significant contributor to India's GDP.
Gone are the days of only tractor ploughing in agriculture. With time, agricultural practices have seen massive technological advancement. As result the need for agricultural scientists have increased over the years. Realizing the scope and prospect of agricultural education, more and more young people are option for agricultural education. Agriculture being the backbone of the economy, job prospects in agriculture is only set to increase.
Agriculture Career Prospects
Today agriculture is not only limited to the farms. It is much beyond that. An agricultural scientist can venture into marketing, education of farmers, soil study, agro processing units and flood and drought management.The objective of agriculture science is to impart technical and professional knowledge of biological principles and use of pesticides, fertilizers and crop production to the farmers. One can pursue a Bachelor's degree followed by a Master's degree in agriculture. For details see Career Options
Agriculture Entrance Exams
One can seek admission to various Agricultural Universities in India through the All India Entrance Exams conducted by National Testing Agency or State Level Agencies or admission test conducted by universities/colleges and institutions. For details go to Entrance Exam
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