About Agri Engineering

Agricultural engineering is the discipline of engineering in agriculture, food and biological systems. Agricultural engineers develop engineering science and technology in the context of agricultural production and processing, and for the management of natural resources. They apply their engineering knowledge and skills to solve problems relating to sustainable agricultural production.

Role of Agricultural Engineers : Agricultural engineers are trained to deal with soil, water, crop and engineering principles applications to agriculture. They provide inputs for mechanization of agriculture, conservation of produce and by-products, minimization of losses, value addition and agro-processing enterprises for additional income and employment generation, energy management in agriculture and rural living. They act as knowledge binding agents between traditional agriculturist and engineers because of their knowledge in the field of farm machinery and power, dairy and food processing and agricultural structure; land and water management engineering, energy and aquaculture.

Career Opportunities for Agricultural Engineers : There is tremendous scope for qualified engineers having professional degrees in agricultural engineering. Agricultural engineers work in production, sales, management, research and development, or applied science in agriculture. A large number of agricultural engineers work in academia or for research and developmental activities in private and government agencies such as Central and State Agricultural Universities (SAUs), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Council of Agricultural Research in various states at different capacities.

Opportunities with UG Degree : Agricultural engineers with UG degree have job opportunities in private and government sectors. Private sectors include tractor industries for sales, R&D and management; Irrigation equipment companies for sales, R&D and maintenance; Dairy and Food industries' for quality control, R&D, and maintenance of processing machineries; Computer applications for software development; Instrumentation for automation and control; Consultants to many organizations; Agri-clinic, agribusiness; and NGOs.

The Government sectors include field executives and engineers, training assistants and organizers in areas of mechanization of agriculture, irrigation, drainage, soil and water conservation engineering, command area development, watershed management, rural development; and also in SAUs, ICAR, Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), Universities, Colleges and other organizations for teaching, research & development, extensions and other scientific and technical jobs. Nationalized banks also recruit Agricultural Engineers for agriculture officers and managerial level posts.

Opportunities with PG Degree : Post Graduate agricultural engineers specialized in different disciplines have job opportunities in both private and government sectors. Private sectors include Tractor Industries Irrigation Equipment Companies; Dairy and Food Industries; Computers; Instrumentation; Agri-clinic and Agribusiness.

In private sectors they work as subject specialists for R&D, management and consultants to many other organizations including NGOs.

The job opportunities in government sectors include teaching, research & development, and extension activities as Scientists, Assistant Professors, Training Organizers, Research Officers, Subject Matter Specialists (SMS), Engineers, in universities, SAUs, KVKs, ICAR, and other organization such as DRDO, BARC etc; and also as executives aid managers in areas of mechanization of agriculture, irrigation, drainage, soil and water conservation engineering, watershed management. Command area, and rural development.

Opportunities with PhD. Degree : Agriculture engineers with doctorate degree are have job opportunities in teaching, research & development, and extension activities as Scientists, Assistant Professors, Research Officers, SMS, and Engineers at senior levels in various Universities, SAUs, KVKs, ICAR, and other organization involved in high-level research, development, extension, consultancies, planning, and policy framing activities.



Name of University


Address


Email & Phone No.


List of Courses


Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University
,

Estd. 1964 (State
University)


Rajendranagar, Hyderabad
500030 (A.P.)


Ph: 0140-240151651-63,

23351151, 24015011-17,

Fax: 040-24015031 / 24018653, Email: angrau@ap.nic.in /

root@apau.ren.nic.in,

Website: www.angrau.net
BSc (Agri), BSc (Horti),

BTech (Agril Engg.), MSc (AG),

MSc (Horticulutre), MABM, BVSc & AH, BFSc,

BTech (Dairying), MTech (Dairying),

MSc (Dairying), MVS, BHSc (Rural),

MSc (Home Sc)


Allahabad
Agricultural Institute ,

Estd. 1910 (Deemed University)


Allahabad
211007 (UP)


Ph: 0532-2684281,

Fax: 0532-2684593, 2684394,

Email: registrar@aaidu.org,

Website: www.aaidu.org


BSc (Ag & Tech), MSc Agricultural Economics,

MSc Agricultural Extension,

MSc Agronomy, MSc Bio (Chemistry, Technology),

MSc Horticulutre, MSc Microbiology,

MSc Plant Pathology, MSc Soil Science,

BTech, Agril Engg., BCA, MTech

Indian Dairy Diploma (Dairy Tech.,),

BTech in Dairy Technology,

MTech Dairy Technology, MSc Dairying,

BBA, MABM, Indian Dairy Dip (PH),

MSc, BSc (Home Science),

MSc (Food, Nutrition & Dietetics),

MSc (Human Development), MSc (Home Sc Extension Edu),

Master of Public Health Branches I (Programme Design &
Management),

Branch II (Reproductive Health),

Branch III (Training & Extension),

Branch IV (Health System Management)


Anand Agricultural University


Anand 388001 (Gujarat)


Ph: 02692-226600 /

02, 2261520,

Website: www.aau.in


Agriculture related courses


Assam
Agricultural University ,

Estd. 1969 (State
University)


Jorhat 785013 (Assam)


Phone: 033-25879772, 03473-222666

Fax: 03473-222275

Email: vc@aau.ren.nic.in

Website:www.aau.nic.in


BSc (Agriculture), MSc (Agriculture),

MSc (Sericulture), BSc (Home Sc),

MSc (Home Sc), BFSc, BVSc & AH, MVSc


Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya ,


Estd. 1974 (State
University)


P.O. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya,

Distt Nadia, Mohanpur 741252 (W.B.)


Ph: 03473-22269-70,

Fax: 03473-222275 / 77,

Email: vcbckv@vsnl.net


BSc (Agri.) (Hons), MSc (Agri.),

Btech (Agri. Engg.), BSc (Horiculture),

CMSc (Hort),


Birsa Agricultural University ,

Estd. 1980 (State
University)


Kanke, Ranchi
834006 (Jharkhand)


Ph: 0651-2450832,

Fax: 0651-2450850,

Email: bau@bitsmart.com,

Website: http://www.baujharkhand.org/


BSc (Agri.), MSc (Agri.),

BSc (Forestry), MSc (Forestry), BVSc & AH, MVSc


Central Agricultural University ,


Estd. 1993 (Central
University)


Iroisemba, P.B. No. 23, Lamphelpat, Imphal 795004
(Manipur),


Ph: 0385-2410644, 2410450,

Fax: 0385-2410414,

Email: snpuri@rediffmail.com,

Website: www.cicmanipur.nic.in


BSc (Agri.), BVSc & AH, BFSc, MSc (Agri.)


Chandra
Shekhar Azad
University Of

Agriculture & Technology,

Estd. 1975 (State
University)


Kanpur
208002 (UP)


Phone: +91-2534156-60 Ext-158

Fax: 91-512-2533808

Email: info@csauk.ac.in

Website: http://www.csauk.ac.in/


Btech (Agri.Engg), BSc (Agri.),

MSc (Agri.), BSc (Home Sc),

MSc (Home Sc), BVSc & AH, MVSc


Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana

Agricultural University,

Estd. 1970 (State
University)


Hisar 125004 (Haryana)


Phone: +91 – 1662 - 237163, +91-1662-237721 to 26

Fax: 0091 01662 234952

Email: dcoag@hau.ernet.in

Website: http://www.hau.ernet.in/


BSc Agri (Hons), MSc (Agri.),

MBA, Btech (Agri. Engg.),

MSc (Animal Sc) / MBSc, MSc, BSc (Hons) (Home Sc),

MSc (Home Sc), BSH, MPEd, BVSc & AH, MVSc


Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth,

Estd. 1972 (State
University)


Dapoli Dist., Ratnagri 415712 (Maha.),


Ph: 02358 – 282064,

Fax: 02358-282074, 284308,

Email: bskkvregistrar@indiatimes.com,

Website: www.dbskkv.org


BSc (Agri. / Hort. / Forestry),

MSc (Agri), BFSc, MFSc, BTech (Agril. Engg.)


Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth,

Estd. 1969 (State
University)


College of Agricultural Engineering,

PO Krishi Nagar, Akola
444104 (Maha.)


Ph: 0724-2258200,

Fax: 0724-2258219,

Email: vc@pdkv.mah.nic.in,

Website: www.pdkv.mah.nic.in


BSc (Agri.), BSc (Hons) /

BSc (Forestry), MSc (Agri.),

BTech (Agri. Engg.),

MTech (Agriculture, Enginnering),

BVSc & AH, MVSc


Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya ,


80, Krishi Nagar, Adhartal 482004,

Jabalpur 482004
(M.P.)


Phone: (0761) 2681778(O)

Fax: 0761-2681389

Email:
registrar_jnkvv@yahoo.co.in

Web Site: http://www.jnkvv.nic.in/


BSc (Agri.), BSc (Forestry),

MSc (Agri.), BTech (Agri. Engg.), MTech (Agri. Engg.),

BVSc & AH, MVSc & AH


Indira Gandhi Agricultural University,

Estd. 1987 (State
University)


Krishak Nagar, Raipur
492006 (Chattisgarh),


Phone:0771-2443166/2515/2581/2839/2836

Fax: 91-771-2442131/2302

Email:hazracr@yahoo.co.in,

Website:http://www.igau.edu.in/


BSc (Agr.), MSc (Agri.),

MSc, BTech, BVSc & AH, MVSc,

MTech (Agril Engg.), PhD


Keralal Agricultural University


Main Campus, Vellanikkara,

Thrissur 680654 (Kerala)


Ph: 0487-2370432, 2370086,

2370034, 2370150,

Fax: 0487-2370019, 2370150,

Email: vckau@vsnl.com, desku@vsnl.com,

Website: www.kau.edu


BSc (Ag), BSc (Dairy Sc & Tech),

MSc (Ag), BSc (Coop & Banking), MSc (Coop & Banking),

MSc (Horticulture), BSc (Forestry),

MSc (Forestry), MSc Home Sc (Food Sc & Nutr.), BTech (Ag Engg),

MTech (Ag Engg.), BFSc,

MFSc, BVSc & AH, MVSc


Maharana
Pratap University
&

Agriculutre Of Technology


P.O. Box No. 171,

New Campus, Udaipur
313001 (Raj.)


Ph: 0294-2471302,

Fax: 0294-2470682,

Email: agrunud@bppl.net.in,

vcmpuat@sancharnet.in,

Website:http://www.mpuat.ac.in/about.htm


BSc (Ag) Hons, MSc (Ag),

PhD, BE, ME (Ag Engg.),

PhD (Agri. Engg.), BSc (Home Sc), MSc (Home Sc),

PhD, BTech DT & BTech FT Hons


Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Estd. 1969 (State University)


Distt. Ahmednagar, Rahuri 413722 (Maha.),


Ph: 02426-243216, 243208,

Fax: 02426-243302,

Email: mpkv@rediffmail.com,

snpuri@mpkv.ren.nic.in,

Website:http://mpkv.mah.nic.in/


BSc, MSc, BTech, MTech, BVSc & AH


Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth,

Estd. 1972 (State
University)


Krishi Nagar, Parbhani 431402 (Maha.),


Ph: 02452-223801,

229755, Fax:

02452-223582, 229755,

Email: vc@mau.ren.nic.in,

Website: http://mkv2.mah.nic.in/


BSc (Agr.), BSc (Hort.),

MSc (Agri.), BSc (Home Sc.),

MSc (Home Sc.), BTech (Food Scs),

MTech (Food Scs), BTech (Agri. Engg.), PhD


National Dairy Research Institute,

Estd. 1989 (State
University)


Karnal 132001 (Haryana)


Phone: 0184-2252800, 2259002

Fax: 0184-2250042



Email: regndri@gmail.com,

Website: http://karnal.nic.in/res_ndri.asp


B.Tech (Dairy Tech.),

MSc / MTech (Dairying),


Orissa
University Of
Agriculture And Technology,

Estd. 1962 (State
University)


Bhubaneswar
751003 (Orissa)


Ph: 23902818 / 2392919 / 2391970 / 2392868 / 2392769 / 2392719


Fax: 91-674-2397780

Email: ouatmain@hotmail.com

Web Site: http://ouat.ac.in/


BSc (Ag.), BSc (Forestry),

MSc (Ag.), BTech (Agri Engg. & Tech.), MTech (Agri. Engg
& Tech.),

BTech, Barch, MCA, BSc (Fishery),

BSc (Home Sc.), BVSc & AH, MVSc


Rajasthan Agricultural University


Sriganganagar
Road, Beechwal,

Bikaner 334002
(Raj.)


Ph: 0151-2250025,

Fax: 0151-2250336,

Email: reg@raubikaner.org

Web Site: http://www.raubikaner.org/


BSc (Agri.) (Hons.), MSc (Agril.),

MSc (Agri Biotech.), BSc (Home Sc.), MSc (Home Sc.),

BVSc & AH, MVSc


Rajendra Agricultural University,

Estd. 1970 (State
University)


PO Pusa, Samastipur 848125 (Bihar),


Ph: 06274-240239, 240226,

Fax: 91-06274-240266

Email: info@pusavarsity.org.in

Web Site: www.pusavarsity.org.in


BTech (Agri Engg.), MTech (Agri. Engg.),

MSc, BSc (Home Sc.), BVSc & AH, BSc / BTech,

BFSc (Fisheries), MVSc & AH


Sardarkrushingar Dantiwada Agricultural University


Sardarkrushinagar, Dantiwada Campus,

Banaskantha 385506 (Gujarat),


Ph: 278226, 278444,

Fax: 278261, 0278-278234,

Email: registrar@sgau.edu.in /

registrar@gauskn.guj.nic.in,

Website: http://www.sdau.edu.in/


Agriculture related courses


Sardar
Vallabh Bhai
Patel University
Of

Agriculture And Technology


Modipuram, Meerut
250110 (U.P.)


Fax: 0121-2571941


BSc (Agriculture)


Sher-E-Kashmir University Of Agricultural

Sciences And Technology Of Jammu


Railway Road,

Jammu 180012
(J&K)


Ph: 0191-2471745,

Fax: 0194-2473883

Email: vc_nsharma@rediffmail.com

Web Site: http://www.skuast.org/


BSc (Agri.), BVSc & AH, MSc (Agri.),

MVSc, PhD


Sher-E-Kashmir University Of Agricultural Sciences

And Technology Of Kashmir


Kashmir Shalimar Campus, Srinagar
-191121, Kashmir, India


Ph: 0194-2461259,

Fax: 0194-2461271,

Email: skuast_aris@yahoo.com

Web Site:
http://www.skuastkashmir.ac.in/


BSc (Agri.), BVSc & AH, MSc, MVSc


Tamilnadu Agricultural University, Estd. 1971 (State University)


Coimbatore
641003 (T.N.)


Phone: 0422-6611210

Fax: 91-422-6611410

Email: deanagri@tnau.ac.in

Web Site: http://www.tnau.ac.in/


BSc (Agil.), BSc (Hort.),

BSc (Forestry), BSc (Home Science),

BE (Agri.), BTech, MSc (Agri.),

MSc, ME (Agri.), MBM


University Of Agricultural Sciences,

Estd. 1964 (State
University)


Gandhi Krishi Vignana Kendra Campus,

Bangalore
560065 (Kar.),


Ph: 080-23330153 to 62,

Fax: 080-23330277,

Email: registrar@uasblr.kar.nic.in,

Website: www.uasbng.kar.nic.in


BSc (Agri.) / BSc (Agri Marketing & Coop.),

BSc (Forestry), BSc (Horticulture),

BSc (Sericulture), BFSc,

BTech (Agril. Engg), BTech (Dairy Technology),

BVSc, MSc (Agril.), MSc (Agril Engg.),

MSc (Agril Marketing), MSc (Agril. Microbiology),

MSc (Sericulture), MSc (Hort.),

MSc (Dairy Sc.), MVSc


University Of Agricultural Sciences


Yettinagudda Campus , Dharwad
580005 (Kar.)


Ph: 0836-2448321, 2448512,

2347783,

Fax: 0836-2745276, 2448349, 241949,

Email: registraruasd@rediffmail.com

Web Site: www.uasd.edu


Agriculture related courses