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Things You Must Know Before Choosing a Career in B Sc Agriculture

Posted by : Kamal Bhatt on | Feb 01,2020

Agriculture is a fast-moving industry, contributing to 18% of India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and provides employment to 50% of India’s workforce. In fact, with increasing population- agricultural graduates are being absorbed into the industry faster than any other field. And the best is, very few professions get to offer growth, diversity, and variety all in itself within the early years of working as much as a B.Sc. in Agricultural science does. However, what are among the few top things you must know prior to joining the degree program:

The curriculum is Research intense

  If you have a knack for Research and Development, a career in Agriculture will be fulfilling in every way. The course is heavily integrated with Research work and requires students to study, introspect, analyze and then develop their skills in finding out newer solutions to agricultural problems and challenges.

You get to study some really interesting subjects

  The highly rich curriculum includes food chemistry, plant physiology, agricultural science, water resource management, applications of biotechnology, food processing, etc. Being highly off-beat, students of B.Sc. Agriculture gets to explore a whole new world of Science that is extremely different from Engineering or Medicine.

You got to have a penchant for the practice

  Institutes like Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions, Dehradun fuses the theory with extensive practice sessions on the field for students to experiment and understand the important components behind agricultural science. It is absolutely important to practice what you learn in the classroom- real-time, before hitting the ground running in the field.

Great career prospects

  Being the highest contributor to the Indian GDP, pursuing Agriculture for a career has always been a thriving option. This is one industry that would never run short of job opportunities or fall flat on the face. If you pursue a sound B.Sc. in Agriculture degree from reputed universities across the country, you would find yourself hitting the ground running with organizations like- IFFCO, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, NABARD, DuPont, Rallies, to name a few. Biochemists, Environmental Engineers, Bioinformatics Scientists, Agronomy Sales Manager and Agricultural Engineers earn remarkably well in India. Therefore, if you have a B.Sc. in Agriculture in mind, understand your curriculum and pick an institute that is affiliated to a good university and thereafter proceeds to make your mark in the world

Pursue B.Sc. Agriculture if you want to innovate

  There’s the infinite scope of innovation and fusing well ideas with technology in the field of Agriculture in India. With the Government’s recent plans of boosting the agro sector and making it even more viable, lots of startups in India is being able to bring some path-breaking innovations to aid the sector further. This is the time for India and this is the time to participate in the growth trajectory of the economy by pursuing a good degree program in Agriculture and be enterprising.

About B.Sc. in Agriculture of Dev Bhoomi Group of Institutions (DBGI), Dehradun:

DBGI’s B.Sc. in Agriculture is affiliated to Uttarakhand Technical University (UTU), Dehradun and is a 4 years’ full-time program. Delivered through a highly customized, practice-oriented curriculum, the classes are delivered by reputed and nationally acknowledged faculty who bring extensive industry and academic experience for students. DBGI’s approach to B.Sc. in Agriculture is taught through top internships, workshops, seminars, conferences and simulation programs and students spend a considerable amount of the time within industry associations and collaborations- learning directly from the practitioners outside the classroom. Known for final placements, DBGI graduates are now working across various top-notch agricultural companies and government organizations in India.

The window to apply for B.Sc. in Agriculture for Class 2020-2024 shall open shortly and information would be available on www.dbgidoon.ac.in. Meanwhile, you may write to us at [email protected].