This is the major branch in engineering. People opting this subject or stream, have to deal in solving the problems related to the agricultural equipment, water management, food processing and other major areas. Agricultural engineering deals with the problems of :- designing and managing of food production systems, protecting surface, Managing natural resources, development of bio processing , designing and construction of off-road vehicles and agricultural equipments and designing animal production facilities and dealing with environmental strategies. The pay scale given to the agricultural engineers is very high. Colleges and universities in India have started this as the course of interest.
To become an agricultural research assistant, people are required to pursue their bachelor’s degree in agriculture and technology. After passing 10+2 examination, you are supposed to give the entrance examination conducted by various institutes and organizations.
Candidates determined to have a bachelor’s degree after 10+2 will be very beneficial. A Post graduation in the same field will also be very beneficial. To take admissions in the entrance examinations, you need to do is to clear the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Top institutes hire the candidates and then provide them admissions on the basis of merit list.
The salary given to the agriculture research scientist starts from Rs 25,000-30,000Rs. It further goes on increasing with the increase in the experience and position.