Agricultural Engineering > B.Tech. - Agricultural Engineering

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering - Stands for Bachelor of Technology Agricultural Engineering. Typically, a B.Tech. is for four years, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10 + 2) in science. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Crop Production Technology,Fundamentals of Soil Science, Agricultural Marketing, Transfer of Technology, Agri-Business Management, Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics, Surveying, Leveling, Soil Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Hydrology and Soil Conservation, Ground Water Hydrology, Ground Water Drainage, Surface & Pressure Irrigation Systems etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. For IITs, It is mandatory to qualify in the Joint Entrance Examinations (J.E.E).  The duration for the course is 4 years.

Job Prospects

Agriculture is one of the top career choices made by students in India.  Agriculture in simple words, deals with study of plant breeding that is consumed by human beings. Agriculture has lot of scope in terms of career opportunities. With the commercialization of horticulture and agriculture there are wide-ranging opportunities for paid jobs as well as private enterprise. State Department of Agriculture employs agricultural engineers as agricultural officers for the improvement of agriculture in a district.

There are also private firms investing money in medicinal crops and plantation crops who normally hire agricultural engineers. Postgraduate students can work as supervisors, distributors and engineer; or they can also start his/her own business. Skilled professionals can opt for research activities. They can join IARI as junior fellow researcher and become agricultural scientists. Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges.

Some job profiles: -

 

  • Scientist
  • Researcher
  • Farm Manager
  • Horticulturist
  • Head Green keeper
  • Project Directors
  • Project Coordinators
  • Product Design Engineer
  • Directors of Institutes


Remuneration: -

Agricultural engineering is one of the lucrative field. The remuneration in government sectors for agricultural engineers is Rs. 15,000 - Rs 25,000 every month depending upon their positions. Graduates working in private sector can earn around Rs 25,000 - Rs 35,000 every month. They can earn more than what he/she earns in government sector. Those who are working with NGOs can earn handsome salary.  Besides those who opt to open their own farm can earn good returns depending upon the size of farm and crops grown.

Institutes Offering B.Tech. - Agricultural Engineering

Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
ACN College of Engineering & Management Studies - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Engineering College & Research Institute - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Aligarh College of Engineering & Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Assam University , Engineering Faculty - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Baba Saheb Dr. B.R.A College of Agriculture Engineering & Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Babu Banarasi Das University - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
BSA College of Engineering and Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Chhattisgarh University - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
College of Agricultural Engineering & Post Harvest Technology, Central Agricultural University - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture
College of Agricultural Engineering - Jabalpur - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology - Hissar - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
College of Agriculture Engineering, Rajendra Agricultural University - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
College of Technology, Pantanagar - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Dr. ZH Institute of Technology & Management - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Dr.A.S. College of Agricultural Engineering, Ahmednagar - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT K) - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural & Food Engineering
Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Institute of People's Science and Technology,Chitrakoot - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Technology
Kakinada Institute of Engineering & Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (KCAET), Tavanur - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Kerala Agricultural University - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Mahamaya Technical University - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Mahatama Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Faculty of Media, Jaipur - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Marathwada Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Technology
NIMS University, Jaipur - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
North Eastern Regional Institute of Science & Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Rajasthan Technical University, Kota - Bachelor Of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Sai Spurthi Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Sanskriti Institute of Management and Technology (SIMT), Mathura - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir - Bachelor of Technology In Agricultural Engineering
Shivdan Singh Institute of Technology and Management, Aligarh - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Singhania University - Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering
Tamilnadu Agricultural University - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Information Technology
Teerthanker Mahaveer University - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Uttar Pradesh Technical University - Bachelor Of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Vaugh School of Agricultural Engineering & Technology (VSAET) - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Vivekanand College of Technology and Management - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
Warangal Institute of Technology and Science - Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering

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