Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural Engineering is the area of engineering concerned with the design, construction and improvement of farming equipment and machinery. Agricultural engineers integrate technology with farming.

Career Options

  • - Agricultural and Food Science Technicians - Civil Engineers - Environmental Engineers - Hydrologists - Conservation Scientists and Foresters - Industrial Engineers

Educational Qualifications

  • 12th examination, minimum of 50% in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized board.

Personal Skills

  • - Analytical Skills - Listening Skills - Math Skills - Problem Solving Skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - B.Tech. (Agriculture) - B.Tech. (Food Science) - M.Tech. (Agricultural Entomology) - M.Tech. (Agricultural Extension Education) - M.Tech. (Agriculture Horticulture)

Top Colleges

  • AKS University Address: Sherganj, Panna Road, Satna, Madhya Pradesh 485001 Phone: 088892 37776 Website:
  • Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam Address: Killikulam, Vallanadu, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu 628252 Phone: 04630 261 226 Website:

Working Conditions

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.

Top Companies

  • E I DuPont India Pvt Ltd Address: 7th Floor, Tower C, DLF Cyber Greens, Sector - 25 A, DLF City, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122 002, India Phone: 0124 254 0900 Website:
  • Rallis India Limited, Address: 156/157, 15th Floor, Nariman Bhavan, 227, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021 Phone: +91 - 022 - 6665 2700 Website:

Successful Persons

Fritz Haber

Fritz Haber is the developer of Haber Process which is the process of ammonia synthesis. Haber introduced the technique to take the vast amount of nitrogen available in atmosphere and convert it into the nitrogen which can be used by plants.

George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver benefitted the life of thousands of poor southern farmers imparting them the knowledge about crops, cultivation techniques and recipes for meals.

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