Explore career opportunities in Agriculture through TS EAMCET
The Telangana State Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test (TS EAMCET) is being organized by Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad on behalf of Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE). The exam is a prerequisite to get admission into different professional courses offered in University/ Private Colleges in the state of Telangana for the academic year 2020-2021. The students interested in pursuing engineering courses post completing 10+2 give this exam, which is mostly conducted in May.
The candidates qualifying TS EAMCET have wider career opportunities to explore in the field of agriculture, horticulture, and fishery science.
The eligible candidates will be granted admission to various programs including Bachelor’s in Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, BSc (Hons.), Agriculture, BSc (Honours.), Horticulture, and Bachelors in Fishery Science. The candidates would be shortlisted based on the marks obtained in the TS EAMCET – 2020.
Some of the Best Colleges in Telangana that you can join post-qualifying TS EAMCET
The state of Telangana is best known for its engineering and medical colleges. Telangana which is the twelfth largest and the twelfth most populated state in India is renowned for the quality of education it offers to the students. Some of the top institutes located in Telangana from where you can do a course in agriculture through TS EAMCET:
- Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad.
- IIIT Hyderabad.
- Birla Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad.
- National Institute of Fashion Technology
- Kakatiya University, Warangal.
- Osmania University, Hyderabad.
- Gandhi Medical College.
- Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
- Indian School of Business.
Agriculture Courses – Career, Courses, Admission & Jobs
Students who have secured well in TS EAMCET can explore many career opportunities in the field of agriculture as it is considered as a good source of employment across the country. Today more number of students from all over the country select the agriculture field for their career prospective.
Courses & Eligibility
To begin a professional career in agriculture, the students need to do courses in this field. Some of the popular course and colleges in agriculture field through TS EAMCET include:
Colleges through TS EAMCET – Courses offered
- B.E- Bachelor of Engineering
- B.Tech – Bachelor of Technology
- B.Tech. (Agriculture Engineering– Bachelor of Technology (Agriculture Engineering)
- B.Tech. (Bio-Technology) – Bachelor of Technology (Bio Technology) (M.P.C.)
- B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) – Bachelor of Technology (Dairy Technology)
- B.Tech. (Food Science & Technology) – Bachelor of Technology (Food Science & Technology)
- B.Tech./ B.Sc. – Bachelor of Science (Commercial Agriculture and Business Management) (M.P.C)
Agriculture & Medical Category
- B.Sc (Agriculture)
- B.Sc (Horticulture)
- B.V.Sc. & Animal Husbandry
- B.F.Sc. – Bachelor of Fisheries Science
- B.Tech (Food Science & Technology)
- B.Sc (CA & BM) – Bachelor of Science (Commercial Agriculture and Business Management) (Bi.P.C)
- BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
- BNYS – Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science
- B.Pharm – Bachelor of Pharmacy (Bi.P.C)
Career Scope & Jobs
The demand for a trained professional is increasing in the agriculture field, there are many career options in agriculture which are considered as one of the preferred choices of the science students. Post completing courses in the agriculture field, the students can apply for jobs in government as well as in private organizations. There are many job opportunities available for agriculture graduate aspirants which can help you to have highly paid jobs.
The individuals can explore various job opportunities in the field of horticulture, poultry farming, plant science, soil science, animal science, among others through TS EAMCET. Some of the other agricultural activities that can offer good returns include horticulture, dairying & poultry farming. As landscapers and horticultures, the chances of getting hired in hotels, health farms, resorts, etc increases manifolds. A professional degree in agriculture will allow you to enhance your skills and knowledge to deal with agricultural sales, agriculture business, food production, etc. There are many self-employment opportunities as well available in this field. Post completing graduation in this field and with some experience, the individuals can start up their own business like agriculture firms, agriculture products shops, etc.
As a B.Sc (Agriculture) graduate, the professionals can easily get almost INR 3 to 4 lacs every year in India.
Career opportunities in Agriculture for the professionals
After getting the required educational qualification and skills to become an agricultural engineer, one can explore different job profiles that are available in this sector and choose a career that matches their interest. Some of the career opportunities in the field of agricultural engineering include:
Agricultural Engineer: The key role of an agricultural engineer is to design agricultural machinery components and tools, by using eth latest computer-aided design technology. Also, their work is to check the agricultural machinery and equipment so that they can perform properly and design food-processing plants and monitor manufacturing operations.
Agricultural Inspector: The responsibility of agricultural inspectors is to check whether the businesses are working as per the federal and state laws and regulations that control the health, quality, and safety of meat, poultry, egg products, fruits, and vegetables or not. They also inspect food- and meat-processing plants so that it meets the quality standards.
Agricultural Specialist: The duty of the agricultural specialist is to know and implement the rules and regulations.
Farm Shop Manager: The duty of the farm (agricultural) shop managers involve making a plan for finance and production to maintain farm progress against budget standards and to make sure that the activities like driving tractors, operating machinery, feeding livestock etc is getting fulfilled. They also have to take care of repairing farm buildings, machinery, and equipment.
Food and Beverage Supervisor: The duty of the food and beverage supervisors is to conduct interviews, recruitment, training, scheduling, and managing of the staff along with monitoring the list of food and beverage, supplies and other restaurant equipment.
Survey Research Agricultural Engineer: Their role is to access the environmental impact of agricultural production methods and supervise construction projects such as land drainage, reclamation and irrigation. Also, engineering problems like designing vehicles to move in different weather conditions is something in which the survey research agriculture engineer is expected to use the best of his knowledge and skills.
Some of the top Recruiting Organisations/Companies for Agricultural Engineers
- Mother Dairy
- Amul Dairy
- Nestle India
- Agricultural Commodities Processors
- Indian Council of Agricultural Research
- Food Corporation of India
- Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
- National Seeds Corporation
- National Dairy Development Board
There are many employment opportunities in this area which are challenging but very interesting. There is a lot of scope for agricultural engineers as they can work as technical experts on engineering projects in banks and financial corporations. Post becoming a qualified engineer they can also establish their own small unit or consultancy or can work in the government and private sector. Presently, there are more than 300 engineering colleges that take part in the counselling procedure of Telangana TS EAMCET. The admissions in these courses are given based on the preferences given by the students in their respective counselling accounts; the students are advised to mark their preferences carefully so that they can have a bright future ahead.
Study dedicatedly and do well in TS EAMCET so that you can chase your dreams in the field of agriculture.