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  • #869 Reply

    Hey Guys,

    Please help me out with the career options after M.Sc. Agriculture? Should I go for higher studies ?

  • #5064 Reply
     Navneet Anand 

    Hello Mohit

    You can always opt for Higher Studies with Specialization in the following Fields :


    • Biochemistry
    • Microbiology
    • Plant Physiology
    • Plant Biology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Biotechnology
    • Plant Breeding
    • Plant Genetics
    • Seed Technology
    • Agricultural Meteorology
    • Agronomy
    • Soil Science and Engineering
    • Nematology
    • Plant Pathology
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Agricultural Extensions
    • Statistics
    • Fruit and Vegetable Science
    • Floriculture
    • Plantation Management
    • Medicinal Plants
    • Ornamental Plants
    • Spices
    • Harvest Technology and Practices
    • Marketing and Management

    There are lots of Government as well as Private job opportunities are present in front of Graduates. Talking about Government jobs, State Agriculture Departments recruits Graduates to fill up Officer level posts. Government Colleges also hires M.Sc. folks to work as Lecturers. Government Banks also hires them to fill up Officer level posts (that primarily deals with Agriculture related loans).

    Talking about Private Sector jobs, graduates may find jobs as Managers at Plantations, as Officers at Fertilizer Manufacturing firms, Agriculture Machinery Industries, Agricultural Products Marketing firms, Food Processing firms etc. One may also work as a Lecturer in Private Colleges. Starting salary is generally between 2.5- 5 Lakh Rupees per year.

    Thank You.

  • #6430 Reply
     Shraddha Goel 

    You can work as

    • Agriculture officer
    • Technical Manager
    • Assistant Plantation Manager
    • Territory Manager
    • Trial Co-ordinator
    in bakery and confectionery, fruit and vegetable processing, beverage and dairy industries after MSC Agriculture.
    You can work for the government also and find a good job profile in NABARD, CSIR, etc.
    So if you don’t want to study further you can still be assured of a good career path.
    However, studies never harm anybody and you can do specialisation in agriculture as has been mentioned very perfectly in the previous answer by Navneet Anand. Thank you 🙂
  • #9378 Reply
     Kadamb Sachdeva 

    M.Sc. (Master of Science) is designed for those students who want to engage in Profound Scientific Research & Theoretical Knowledge in a dedicated area.

    It would be highly beneficial if you pursue your M.Sc. degree from the Institute like – IITs & IISc.

    Checkout what are the career options after qualifying M.Sc.

    Below are some of the options you can choose after qualifying M.Sc.:

    Officer Jobs in Government Organizations
    Civil Services
    Assistant Professors at India’s Top Most Universities
    Railway Officer
    Jobs in Private Companies like: Infosys, Wipro, TCS, Nagarro, Amazon and CTS etc.
    Jobs in Energy & Power Plants
    Technician Job in Electronic Companies
    Assistant Professors in Private Universities


  • #9406 Reply
     Amit Kumar 

    Congrats for choosing agriculture as your career when this generation is running after computers and electronics. This is an evolving sector in which organic farming, new methods of farming and a scientific approach towards agriculture are included. Though Navneet has given a brilliant advice, I will add few other career options such as Vocational Trainer – Agriculture, Conservationist and Agriculture Researcher.

    To fill these vacancies different Govt. organizations issue a circular from time to time. Keep in touch with those organisations through newspapers and consultancies. All the best!

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