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Programs Offered, Intake & Career Opportunities

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SRM – Faculty of Agricultural Sciences offers B.Sc. (Hons.) degree programmes in Agriculture and Horticulture.

Under Graduate Programs& Intake
Degree Branch KTR RMP VDP NCR
B.Sc. (Hons.)  Horticulture 60      
B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture 240      

Career Opportunities

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