KL College of Agriculture

Job Opportunities after Undergraduate Degree Agriculture

Students will have innumerable career prospects after successfully completion of the Undergraduate program in Agriculture.

Higher Studies India or Abroad

For students interested in higher studies, they have multiples options in a large number of institutes in India as well as in abroad.

Higher study in India –

Students with degree in Agriculture will find a good network of Agricultural Research, Education and Extension in India. In Agriculture, we have more than 70 Agricultural Universities, 4 Deemed Universities, and 3 Central Universities.

Higher study in Abroad –

Students while doing their Undergraduate Degree in Agriculture can apply for full scholarship to pursue their higher studies in abroad. Students can based on their preference specialization can study from any one of the countries across the world, for example, USA, Canada, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands, UK, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore, Belgium, Italy, Newzealand, etc. Studying in Agricultural Program from one of these countries will expand their horizon of future career. They can work as a Professor or Scientist in any University or Research Centers around the globe.

Working Opportunities in Government Organizations

Job Opportunity in India

After completion of Undergraduate program in agriculture, students will have opportunities to either work in Government sector or Agricultural industries. At any of the places, they can hone their skills through working at different positions and move forward in their career.

A. Government Sector:

Government Organization Position Website
State Department of Agriculture (SDA) Agriculture Officer www.apagrisnet.gov.in
Agriculture Extension Officer
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Technical Assistant www.agricoop.nic.in
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Agriculture Field Officer www.ibps.in
State Agriculture Universities Farm Manager in KVKs Agricultural universities web portal
AEOs in Regional Agricultural Research Stations
Teaching Assistant in Agricultural Polytechnics
National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) Assistant Manager (Grade – A) www.nabard.org
Manager (Grade –B)
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Indian Forest Services and Other Services www.upsc.gov.in
Agriculture Insurance Companyof India Ltd (AIC) Administrative Officers www.aicofindia.com
State Forest Department Section Officer www.forests.ap.gov.in
Forest Range Officer
State seed Development Corporation Seed Officer www.apseeds.ap.gov.in
Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) Junior Assistant www.cci.gov.in
Junior Commercial Executive
National Seed Corporation (NSC) Agriculture Trainee www.indiaseeds.com
Food Corporation of India (FCI) Assistant Grade – 3 www.fci.gov.in
Central Warehouse Corporation (CWC) Junior Technical Assistant www.cewacor.nic.in
Junior Superintendent
State Warehouse Corporation (SWC) Procuring Inspector www.apswcrov.blogspot.com
Marketing Inspector
Assistant Supply Officer (ASO)
State Marketing Federation (MARKFED Marketing Executive www.apmarkfed.in
Field Officer
Assistant Manager
AP State Agro Industries DevelopmentCorporation Ltd (AGROS) Field Officer www.apagros.com
National Fertilizers Ltd (NFL) Marketing Representative www.nationalfertilizers.com
Indian Farm Fertilizers Cooperative (IFFCO) Agriculture Graduate Trainee www.iffco.in
Krishak Bharti Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO) Field Representative Trainee www.kribhco.net
Fertilizers & Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) Field Officer, Sales Officer www.fact.co.in
National Insurance Company Ltd (NICL) Agriculture Apprentices www.nationalinsurance.nic.co.in
Central Silk Board Technical Assistant www.csb.gov.in
Field Officer
National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) Technical Assistant www.nin.res.in
Bhabha Atomic research Center (BARC) Technical Assistant www.barc.gov.in/careers
Directorate of Plant Protection Quarantine& Storage (DPPQS) Technical Assistant www.ppqs.gov.in
Southern Region Farm MachineryTraining & Testing institute, Anantpur Technical Assistant www.srfmtti.dacnet.nic.in
National Agriculture Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED) Junior Field Representative www.nafed-india.com
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd Assistant Officer www.rcfltd.com
Defence Research Development Org (DRDO) Agricultural position www.drdo.gov.in
Indian Council of Forest Research and Education Technical Assistant www.icfre.org/recruitment

Job Opportunity in Abroad

Agriculture degree-holder can work as a scientist and research scholar, in many universities and research stations. Research organizations, such as Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), International Agriculture Center, The World Bank, etc, are places of making contribution to our society through agricultural research. Moreover, there are 15 independent international research centers (Africa Rice Center, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), International Potato Center (CIP), International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), World Agroforestry (ICRAF), and WorldFish), where students can work and flourish in their career.

Working in Industries

Further, after receiving Undergraduate degrees in Agriculture, students can work in various agro-industries as per their interest, such as seed industries, fertilizer industries, biotech industries, water resources industries, etc.