Career Avenues after M.Sc in Agriculture


Masters of Science graduates in Agriculture can work as Research Scientist in Central Silk Board and Indian Agricultural Research Institute. They can work as Junior/ Senior Research Fellow in various institutions such as Anand Agricultural University, National Centre for Integrated Pest Management and Central Plantation Crops Research Institute. Average salary package for research fellow in these institutes ranges from Rs. 8,000/- to Rs. 16,000/- per month with other allowances. ABT Industries, DuPont India, Phalada Agro Research Foundation and Monsanto are some of the private sector firms that recruit candidates as Development & Technical Officer. Candidates having professional experience can earn up to Rs. 30,000/- per month in private firms.

Career Avenues after M.Sc in Agriculture in Public Sector Organizations

Those who have completed Master of Science in Agriculture can seek employment as Research Fellow in various educational institutions/ Universities. Anand Agricultural University recruits post graduates in Agriculture in the post of Research fellow and Junior research fellow. They can earn Rs. 8,000/- + HRA per month as starting salary. M. Sc holders in Agriculture can work as Senior Research Fellows in National Centre For Integrated Pest Management (NCIPM) with salary package of Rs. 16,000/- + HRA per month. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) in Kasaragod recruits post graduates in Agriculture in the post of Technical Assistant, Field Investigator and Farm Assistant. They can earn up to Rs. 5,200/- to Rs. 20,200/- + Grade Pay Rs. 2,800/- per month. Apart from this, they can apply for the post of Senior Research Fellow in Central Institute of Brackish water Aquaculture with pay scale of Rs.16000/- Per month + HRA. Candidates can apply for the post of Junior Research Fellow in Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI) with basic pay of Rs. 16,000/- per month.

Apart from these, candidates can work as Research Scientist in Central Silk Board with Rs. 15,600/- to Rs. 39,100/- + Grade Pay Rs. 5,400/- per month. Indian Agricultural Research Institute recruits M.Sc Agriculture candidates as Senior Research Fellow.

Career Avenues after M.Sc in Agriculture in Private Sector Organizations

Private firms such as Dabur India Limited recruit M.Sc Agriculture candidates as Research Scientist. Those who have experience of 3 years are preferable. Job description includes Management of Corporate farming Sites and Contract Farming Projects. Candidates can seek employment as Development & Technical Officer / Field Assistant in Amar Seeds Pvt Ltd. They can start their career in following job positions.

  • Technical Manager
  • Territory Manager
  • Trial Co-ordinator
  • Technical Assistant

FIL Industries Limited recruits Post Graduate in Agriculture as Area Sales Manager/ Sales Officer. Experienced professionals can earn up to Rs. 30,000/- per month. Indofil Chemicals, Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd and Ajeet Seeds Ltd are other firms that recruit post graduates in Agriculture. Central Research Institute for Dry land Agriculture recruits M.Sc graduates for the post of Project Assistant.



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    anil kumar:

    msc gpb kaha se ki jaye