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Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural engineers may perform tasks such as planning, supervising and managing the building of dairy effluent schemes, irrigation, drainage, flood water control systems, performing environmental impact assessments, agricultural product processing and interpret research results and implement relevant practices. 

Career Option

  • Public Sector Department of Agriculture (State as well as central government) Development organizations Universities/Institutions/Labs Private Sector Agricultural co-operatives Manufacturers of agricultural equipment Fertilizer and irrigation companies Farming companies Industry service organizations such as the sugar industry NGOs

Top Colleges In India

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), popularly known as Pusa Institute, began in 1905 at Pusa (Bihar) with the generous grant of 30,000 pounds from an American philanthropist, Mr. Henry Phipps. Address: Hill Side Road, Pusa, New Delhi, Delhi 110012 Contact No- 011 2584 3375 Website-
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Tamil Nadu Agricultural University is a leading agrotechnology provider of India and its graduates are recognized throughout the world. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) had its genesis from establishment of an Agricultural School at Saidapet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India as early as 1868 which was later relocated at Coimbatore during 190
  • Address: Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road, Coimbatore 641003 Contact No. +91 422 6611200 Email Id- Website-

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Tech in Food - B.Tech in Agriculture

Working Condition

Agricultural engineers usually work regular hours in an office, a laboratory or research station, on a farm or in a forest. They may be required to work irregular hours due to the project they are working on. Agricultural engineers work for private consulting firms or manufacturers and distributors of agricultural irrigation equipment, corporate farms and government departments such as water supply and agriculture.

Personal Skill

  • - Adaptability - Interpersonal skills - Time management and organization skills - Tech-savvy - Administration and Management - A favorable attitude towards work

Educational Qualification

  • 10+2 Science with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and/or Biology is mandatory.
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