In this article you will be reading in depth information about the field of Agriculture and its scope and salary in Pakistan. The important details which are listed below will be helpful for you. The students who are interested in this field can see about the career and apply accordingly.
B.E./B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering: Basic course details
It is a 4 years long Undergraduate program, which is fully residential. The 4 year period is divided into 8 semesters, with each semester lasting a period of 6 months. In each semester, students have to face different sets of theoretical subjects as well as practical and lab sessions.
Subjects present in the program
I will be listing only the important subjects, which will give you an idea about what the B.E./B.Tech. program is like-
- Engineering Mathematics
- Engineering Physics
- Mechanics of Solids
- Elements of Electrical Engineering
- Communication Skills
- Engineering Graphics
- Environment Science
- Computer Programming and Utilization
- Agriculture Engineering
- Land Surveying and Leveling
- Food Processing and Quality
- Biological Materials
- Fluid Mechanics
- Agriculture Business and Marketing
- Soil Mechanics
- Agriculture Machinery
- Water Resource Management
- Energy and Sources
- Irrigation Engineering
- Theory of Machines
- Information Technology Basics
- Computer Graphics
- Dairy Engineering
- Electrical Machines
- Strength of Materials
- Water resources and working of pumps
- Drainage Engineering
- Food storage
- Product Preservation
- Renewable Energy sources
- Entrepreneurship skills
How to Become An Agriculture Officers in Pakistan After Agriculture Degree Programs Career Scope
12th Science stream students who have passed their 12th board examination from a recognized board are eligible to pursue this course. Both mathematics and biology group students are eligible. Minimum marks criteria exists, but may differ from one University to another. Generally, it is between 40-50% marks in PCM or PCB subjects. Also, state level entrance examination marks are also taken into consideration while allotting seats to candidates.
Scope, Job opportunities and Salary after graduation
Lots of Government as well as Private job opportunities are present in front of Graduates. Talking about Government jobs, State Agriculture Departments recruits Graduates to fill up Officer level posts. Government Banks also recruits Graduates to fill up Officer level posts (generally dealing with Loans).
Talking about Private Sector jobs, graduates may find jobs as Managers at Plantations, as Officers at Fertilizer Manufacturing firms, Agriculture Machinery Industries, Agricultural Products Marketing firms, Food processing units etc. Average starting salary is generally between 2-4.5 Lakh Rupees per year.
If you are just intermediate and want to have a guideline about the field which you should take. Then read our other articles about the fields too. They will be helpful for you to see many opportunities.