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Job Opportunities for Agricultural Engineering in India

Agricultural Engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the construction, design, and improvement of farming. Agricultural engineering integrates technology into agriculture. Some agricultural engineers are developing a new variety of biofuels from non-food resources like algae and agricultural waste.

What is the eligibility criteria required for Agricultural Engineering?

The minimum educational qualification required for agricultural engineering is 50 percent marks in 10+2 level science stream

What are the various types of Agricultural Engineering entrance examinations? 

1) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) All India Entrance Examination
2) Common Engineering Entrance Test (Haryana CET)
3) All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE)
4) Bharath University Engineering Entrance Examination
5) Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test (EAMCET)
6) Gujrat Common Entrance Test (GCET)
7) Institute Of Technology (BHU) Entrance Exam
8) National Institute of Technology Combined Pre-Entrance Test
9) Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHCET)
10) Delhi University Combined Entrance Test
11) Jammu & Kashmir State Level Entrance Test (SLET)
12) Punjab University Common Entrance Test (CET)
13) Indian Institute Of Technology Joint Entrance Exam
14) Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Exam (TNPCEE)
15) Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Exam (JCECE)
16) Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Exam (BCECE)
17) Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University CET
18) Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Admission Test (IIT – JAM)
19) North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) entrance examination
20) Joint Admission Test (JAT)
21) Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical (KEAM)
22) Uttar Pradesh State Engineering Admission Test (UPSEAT)
For M Tech in Agricultural Engineering:
1) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) All India Entrance Examination
2) Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
3) Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Admission Test (IIT – JAM)

What are the top Institutes for Agricultural Engineering in India?

1) Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai
2) Chandra Shekhar Azad Agricultural University
3) Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Tamil Nadu
4) Central Agricultural University, Manipur
5) Allahabad University (Allahabad Agriculture Institute)
6) Kerala Agricultural University
7) Gujarat Agricultural University, Gujarat
8) Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
9) Assam Agricultural University
10) Maharashtra Animal & Fishery Sciences University
11) Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Orissa
12) Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana – Punjab
13) Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner
14) Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
15) West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences
16) Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Uttar Pradesh
17) Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya
18) Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar
19) University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
20) Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh

What are the various Agriculture Engineering recruiters?

1) AMUL Diary
2) Nestle India
3) ITC
4) Farming Industry Consultants
5) Agricultural Commodities Processors
6) Escorts
7) PRADAN

Salary after Agricultural Engineering
After completing agricultural engineering, a student gets decent earning opportunities. His/Her first income starts from Rs 4 lakhs to Rs 5 lakhs per annum

What are the different posts an Agriculture Engineer can hold?

1) Agricultural Engineer
2) Plant physiologist
3) Survey Research Agricultural Engineer
4) Environmental Controls Engineer
5) Microbiologist
6) Food Supervisor
7) Agricultural Inspector
8) Agricultural Specialist
9) Farm Shop Manager
10) Researcher
11) Agronomist
12) Soil Scientist
13) Agricultural Crop Engineer