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Agriculture Education in India

Gone are the days when agriculture in India was only about tractor ploughing in fields. India is an agrarian country and therefore agriculture will never run out of job opportunities. Science stream students, who have an interest in the sector of agriculture, can pursue this course. B.Sc. Agriculture course is a great alternate to the B.E./B.Tech. Qualified professionals are always valued, when it comes to agriculture sector. B.Sc. Agriculture program consists of topics such as - agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, animal and poultry management, basics of biotechnology etc.

The objective of agriculture science in India is to offer professional and technical knowledge of biological principles and use of pesticides, fertilizers and crop production to the farmers. Students are trained to improve agriculture productivity, manage products and pave way for future developments through research activities.Today it is not only limited to farmers and farms and has gone much beyond that. One can pursue a Bachelor's degree, Master's degree, followed by PhD in agriculture. An agricultural scientist can venture into various fields such as marketing, education of farmers, soil study, agro processing units and flood and drought management.

Realising the higher prospects and scope of agricultural education, more and more young people in India are opting for agricultural education. One can seek admission to various Agricultural Universities and institutes in India through national and state level entrance exams.

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