Concerned with application of engineering principles and practices to all areas related to agriculture. It is essentially a hybrid of engineering and agricultural sciences with major engineering characteristics.
Besides developing new design for equipments and machines used by the agriculture and food industry they coordinate with electronic/electrical engineers for perfecting the technology of the equipments.
They are required on irrigation projects, for planning agriculture based industries, projects, drainage systems, land reclamation projects, and for flood control and soil erosion projects.

Must have knowledge of physical science and engineering principles and enough mathematical background to work with these principles. A robust physique, love for mechanical work and a liking for outdoors is required.
Ability to work as a team.
Ability to sustain unpleasant work conditions, work in fields which sometimes may be dirty.
A good health & reasonable physical fitness for carrying out tasks related to business, industry and farming. 
Diplomacy, positive attitude, good vocabulary and ability to handle science.

Courses & Work Area
Apply principles of engineering to agricultural industries, food processing; Interact with agricultural scientists
B.Tech or M.Tech
Agricultural engineering. Duration: 4 – 5 years . Eligibility: Pass in 12th under the 10+2 system or an equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English.
BSc. – Agricultural Sciences. Duration : 4yearsEligibility : Pass in 12th under the 10+2 system or an equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English or Agriculture Group.
National Diary Development Board
Food Corporation of India

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