Salaries after M.Sc Plant Pathology


M.Sc Plant Pathology or Master of studies in Plant pathology is a higher study option for students who have completed the bachelor’s degree in Pathology. The course has time duration of two years. The Course sharpens the skills of individuals in various techniques and processes associated with plant protection. The study widens the knowledge of the student in a precise area of Pathology. Both Government and corporate sector offers attractive compensation packs to pathologists. This stands as one of the major reasons for the popularity and wider acceptance of the course among students.

Salaries after M.Sc Plant Pathology in Government Organizations

Pathologist can earn good salaries with Government agencies and with any other non-profit organization. After obtaining master’s degree in Plant pathology, students can opt for doctorate programs. This doctorate degree opens a bright career path for aspirants in academic field. The candidates have to qualify NET carry out by ASRB (ICAR) and CSIR to enroll as Professors in Colleges. This degree also helps individuals to obtain jobs as Scientist in research in various universities and colleges across the country. These positions have a basic salary package of about Rs. 50,000/- p.m. in government sectors. Other governmental positions in Pathology are also offered with good remuneration and adequate perks.

Salaries after M.Sc Plant Pathology in Private Institutions

Private sector also offers attractive pay packages to skilled pathologist. Pathologist can work in association with plant breeders to develop immune plant species. They can also work with weed specialist. The salary packages of these plant scientists largely depend on experience, the location of the organization and the nature of work. The medium salary for this professionals ranges from Rs. 80,000/- to 1 lakh per month. Other job areas for Pathologist in private sectors include

  • Agricultural consulting companies
  • Agricultural firm
  • Agricultural Research Service
  • Agrochemical companies
  • Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Biological control companies
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Botanical gardens
  • Colleges and universities
  • Diagnostic laboratories
  • EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
  • Forest Service
  • International agricultural research centers
  • Lawn and landscape maintenance firms
  • Nurseries and garden centers
  • Patent law firms
  • Private practice
  • Seed and plant production companies
  • State departments of agriculture Environmental
  • Tissue culture laboratories

A pathologist can draw higher salary with experience in their professional area. An experienced professional in pathology can earn a minimum salary of about Rs. 2 lakhs per annum.

Remuneration after M. Arch in Private Practice in India and Abroad

Companies working outside India also offer excellent pay packs to pathologists. Individuals can find job openings in Education sector, Laboratories, Agricultural Research centers, Biotechnological firms and so on. The salary packages offered by international organizations are much higher than that offered in the country. Determined and hardworking employees can earn well both in India as well as abroad.



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4 Responses to “Salaries after M.Sc Plant Pathology”

  1. 4

    Can i earne 1 to 2 lakh rup.per month after b-arch from private university.

  2. 3

    If I graduate from botanist, which subject I choose.future of this sector

  3. 2

    what could be the possibilities of getting employed in any one of mnc after taking degree from an indian agricultural university like pau ludhiana ….mention some of them

  4. 1

    Mene 3year ki deggri ’seed technology’ subject se paas ki he.or
    abhi me pathology subject se kar rahu hu.future me mere liye kya options he pls uski detail mere e-mail par bheje.thank full sanjay vankhede