What can I do (Roles Available) ?

Plant scientists
Rural Practice surveyor
Soil scientist
Agricultural consultant
Agro-industry sector
Services sector jobs
Agriculture management
Plant Geneticist
Genetic Engineering

Where can I work?

  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • Indian Forest Services Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Agriculture
  • Institute of Maize Research
  • Central Rice Research Institute
  • Central Potato Research Institute
  • Drug Companies
  • Chemical Companies
  • Food Companies
  • Nurseries
  • Cibus
  • Affinor Growers
  • Arcadia Biosciences
  • Benson Hill
  • Front Range Biosciences
  • Plastomics
  • Inari
  • Computomics
  • Agricultural firms
  • Agriculture product shops
  • Agro-base industries


Attractive work environment
Career opportunities
Opportunity to work with cutting edge genetic engineering technology


Exposure to harsh chemicals
Involving in research for years

Key Skills Required

Patience and resilience
Domain Knowledge
Scientific knowledge
Problem-solving skills
Communication skills,
Excellent research skills
Team Player

What Should I study ?

Pathway 1
Class XII in Science Stream - B. Sc Agriculture (Hons.) - M. Sc in specialization - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Pathway 2
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Sc (Plant Breeding & Genetics) - M.Sc (Plant Breeding & Genetics - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Pathway 3

Top colleges in India and Abroad

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