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CAREER PROSPECTS

Agricultural sector in India employs the largest workforce. However the sector is still underdeveloped. The sector is in need of a professional workforce. Therefore the scope of growth and jobs is immense.

B.Sc. Agriculture is considered a professional degree. The graduates from this degree can find jobs in both public and private sectors. The importance of agriculture is growing rapidly and thereby is increasing the job prospects in the field of agriculture. Today Graduates with B.Sc. Agriculture are readily accepted in the government projects. Agricultural departments, Extension services, Research organizations, Commercial farming etc. are some of the sectors where graduates of this field can find job opportunities in.

Following are some government sectors which have job opportunities for B. Sc. Agriculture graduates:

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • State Farms Corporation of India
  • National Dairy Development Board
  • Agricultural finance corporations
  • North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing
  • National Seeds Corporation Limited
  • Food Corporation of India
  • NABARD and other banks
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Corporation

Following are the private sectors which offer jobs to agriculture graduates:

  • Agro industries
  • Financial sector with focus on agriculture
  • Fertilizer companies
  • Agriculture Marketing
  • Micro-finance institutions
  • Agri-biotech organizations

Some job profiles that are offered to B.Sc. Agriculture graduates:

  • Agriculture officer
  • Agricultural Research Scientist
  • Agriculture Technician
  • Business Development Executive
  • Rice Breeder
  • Junior Agriculture Specialist
  • Assistant Plantation Manager
  • Agriculture Development Officers
  • Agriculturists
  • Marketing Executive
  • Seed Technologist
  • Junior Associate – Research

Major companies in India recruiting B.Sc Agriculture graduates

  • State Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Crystal Phosphates Ltd.
  • DuPont India Ltd.
  • Simitono
  • Thomson Reuters Group
  • IFFCO Kisan Sanchar Ltd.
  • Simbhaoli Sugar Ltd.
  • Savannah Sesds Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dhanuka Agritech Ltd.
  • Union Bank of India
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Triveni Engg. & Industries
  • Mahyco Seeds Ltd.
  • Bayer Crop Science
  • UPDASP
  • ISS Hicare
  • DSCL Sugar Group
  • NDDB Dairy Services
  • TECHNICO Agrisciences Ltd.

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