There are excellent career opportunities in Agricultural sector for engineering graduates and scientists. They find employment in private consultancies, large corporations, government and non-government organisations, universities and colleges, research laboratories, fertiliser industry and some manage large farms or estates.
Prof M S Swaminathan is an internationally famous agricultural scientist and he developed varieties in rice and wheat and is considered leader of the Green Revolution Movement. He has been awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Community Leadership, the Albert Einstein World Science Award, the first World Food Prize in 1987, Volvo Environment Prize in 1999, and the Franklin D Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award in 2000.
Professor Baldev Singh Dhillon, is an internationally famous agricultural scientist and former Assistant Director General at ICAR; he developed variety in maize.
If a career as an Agricultural Scientist is not what interests you, then you can always look into various other career options which are listed on the MapMyTalent career list page. However, before making the final career decision, it is very important that you take the MapMyTalent Aptitude Test and Personality Test to build up a correct career path for yourself. Besides this, the test will also get you free career guidance and career advice for any career related query that you might have.
Some of the other agricultural careers that you may like to read up on are: