Jobs after M.Sc in Agriculture


Agricultural sector has got a great impact in the global economy. Agricultural productivity has increased with the improved agricultural techniques. Thus agricultural courses have got a great importance in the field of agriculture. M.Sc degree in Agriculture is a two year post graduation course in agriculture which enables the candidates to pursue their career in various fields of agriculture.

Private Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Agriculture

Candidates who have completed M.Sc degree in Agriculture can work in bakery and confectionery, fruit and vegetable processing, beverage and dairy industries. Some of the private companies which recruit these candidates are GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Cavin Kare, Dabur Foods, ITC, Hatsun Agro Products and Hindustan Unilever Limited. Different job profiles available in the private sector for these graduates are given below

  • Agriculture officer
  • Technical Manager
  • Assistant Plantation Manager
  • Territory Manager
  • Trial Co-ordinator

These graduates can also work in different research institutes which focus on seed technology and plant research. Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture is one among those institutes which recruits M.Sc graduates for the post of Senior Research Fellow and Project Assistant. They can also work as Technical Assistant or Research Associate in various research institutes.

Government Sector Jobs after M.Sc in Agriculture

Many government sector agricultural organizations are offering lucrative job opportunities for the candidates who have completed M.Sc degree in Agriculture. Some of those organizations are given below.

  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • National Seeds Corporation Limited
  • North Eastern Region Agricultural Marketing Corporation
  • State Farms Corporation of India

They can find research-oriented jobs or marketing jobs in these organizations. They can work in different laboratories under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) which focus on agricultural research. They can also teach in different colleges or universities after qualifying the NET exam. They can also get into the agricultural department of the government after qualifying the concerned exam. Several agricultural research institutes under government are also recruiting these graduates for the post of agricultural scientist. Some of those research institutes are Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Centre Tuber Crops Research Institute, Indian Institute of Spices Research and Indian Institute of Vegetable Research. These graduates can work as plant protection specialists in various plant quarantine stations. They can apply for various posts available in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Several job profiles available for these graduates in the government sector are given below.

  • Agriculture Officer
  • District Superintendent of Agriculture
  • Agriculture Development Officer
  • Agriculture Assistant
  • Research Officer
  • Research Assistant

Job Prospects Abroad after M.Sc in Agriculture

Those who are looking for a career in foreign countries after completing M.Sc degree in Agriculture can work in various agriculture and food product related companies. Job profiles available in these companies need experience in the related field.  These graduates can also pursue their career in various reputed research and development organizations located in foreign countries.



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13 Responses to “Jobs after M.Sc in Agriculture”

  1. 13
    Shazeb ahmad:

    Hi,sir i am shazeb ahmad complete M Sc(Ag) horticulture io 2013 from CCS University Mrt i want job in pvt sector in multinational companies

  2. 12

    I Am Agriculture Development Officer(A.D.O.)& office- Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Devlopment
    Distt. INDORE (M.P.)
    kya M.Sc.(Agri.) PRIVATE ho sakti he?

  3. 11

    hi … i want know that which exams available after msc so i prepare from now…my overall gread point is 8.2

  4. 10
    Vicky Thapa:

    Hi Sir,
    I am a student of B.Sc (C.B.Z) Final year i hope i’ll done it with around 52 or 53%. i want to take admission in M.Sc agriculture at G.B pant university
    Am i eligible ? and i also belong from O.B.C Category
    if i am eligible so please suggest me about this and what is the job opportunity after doing it in government department.

    thanking you
    Vicky Thapa

  5. 9

    sir, i am complete ms.c agriculture in plant pathology. i want to get job in R&D in Private companies. so how to get job in R&D. mail- [email protected]

  6. 8

    I completed +2 this yr.I got 1088..I like to join in agri.can I get a job easily in future.pls give me information abt this field. I am waiting for ur mail.pls suggest ph no 9751428371

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  8. 6
    chinmyanand shukla:

    i have 1 year exp in market

  9. 5
    dipendra kumar:

    Sir msc horticulture 1st year ka student ho mujhe hort. Ke Q. Paper chaiye
    [email protected]

  10. 4
    sunil thakur:

    Hi ..i have done MBA in marketing.and working with a logistic company from last 5 years. I want to make my career in agriculture sector. Please suggest me the best options and scops. I had done my graduation in ARTs. And i had studied agriculture In my 9th and 10 standreed.

    Waiting for your mail…

    Thanks and regards…sunil

  11. 3

    job oppportunity after doing M.Sc.(Ag.) in soil science and agricultural department

  12. 2
    anoop yadav:

    have you jobes for plant protection(in this courses study Entomology,plant pathology,nematology & weed science)

  13. 1

    entrance exam for plant protection qurentine officer