SRM – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences offers B.Sc. (Hons.) degree programmes in Agriculture and Horticulture.
|Under Graduate Programs& Intake|
Diverse career opportunities exist in agricultural production; agricultural marketing; agricultural processing; agricultural export; agricultural education; agricultural research, administration in Government, banking sector, civil society organizations, non-government organizations; agro-industries; agricultural communication etc. Pathway vary for each job in agriculture.
|Career Cluster Stream||Description|
|Own Farm||Set up your own farm in your native place and profitably produce agri/horticultural products and become a model farmer|
|Scientist / Teacher||Pursue higher studies (PG, Ph.D, Post-doctoral) and work in National and International Agricultural Education Institutes and Agricultural Research Organizations (ICAR, IRRI, ICRISAT, IFPRI etc), agricultural Service Organizations (WORLD BANK, FAO)|
|Extension Specialist||Jobs in Government / Non-Government Organizations / Agribusiness Companies and contribute to knowledge sharing with farmers|
|Administration||Become an IAS / IPS / IFS Officer and contribute to public governance. Success rate agricultural graduates 12 -19 %.|
|Agribusiness and management||Become a CEO by setting up agro processing centres, agri-marketing agencies, agricultural export, nurseries, renewable energy, farm implements; bioproducts|
|Banking||Loan officers / Financial managers in nationalized and private banks|
|Expert||Consultancy in urban farming, farmer education, landscaping, organic farming, agricultural communication|
|Jobs in agriculture industries||Sales / Marketing / Farm managers in fertilizer, sugar, agrochemical, processed food, fruits, flowers, vegetables, landscaping, organic products|