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AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING COLLEGES IN INDIA

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Consolidated list of colleges and universities in India offering B.Tech and M.Tech courses in Agricultural Engineering is provided here. Given below information is provided about eligibility and career prospects of Agricultural Engineering courses.

Academic Programme

The Bachelor's degree course covers basic physical, engineering and agricultural sciences. Soil conservation, drainage methods, irrigation practices, farm machinery, dairy engineering, are some of the areas dealt with.

At the postgraduate level, specialization in crop process engineering, farm machinery and power, soil and water conservation, etc. are taken up. At IIT, Kharagpur, and at IARI (Indian Agricultural Research Institute) New Delhi, a Ph.D. degree of three years duration is also offered.

List of Universities offering Courses in Agricultural Engineering

  • Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University - B.Tech
  • Allahabad University (Allahabad Agriculture Institute) - B.Tech
  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - B.Tech
  • Chandra Shekhar Azad Agricultural University - B.Tech
  • Chaudhari Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University - B.Tech
  • Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Gujarat Agricultural Technology, M.Tech
  • Kerala Agricultural University - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Mahatma Phule Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Marathwada Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - B.Tech
  • North Eastern Hill University (North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Itanagar) - B.Tech
  • Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Punjab Agricultural University - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Rajasthan Agricultural University - BE, ME
  • Rajendra Agricultural University - B.Tech, M.Tech
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (Two Agricultural Engineering Colleges) - BE, ME
  • University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad-B.Tech, M.Tech

CAREER IN AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Agricultural engineers may be involved in the sales, marketing and servicing of farm equipment and agricultural implements, in designing and constructing farm buildings, in product planning, mechanizing procedures and crop storage and processing. They could also work for tubewell borings, irrigation and drainage projects, canal irrigation programmes, land reclamation and soil conservation projects.

Jobs in mechanized farms, for rural electrification, and in agro-industrial corporations are also increasing. Agricultural engineers also work as assistant engineers, designers, management trainees, and technical officers in banks. Besides teaching and technical journalism, large numbers of these engineers are absorbed in Central and state governments departments of agriculture.

 

 

 

 
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