Soil science is the study of soil as an environmental resource. It involves the study of soil formation, and different properties such as physical, biological, chemical and fertility of soil in relation to the use and management of soils.
What can I do (Roles Available) ?
Rural Practice surveyor
Services sector jobs
Where can I work?
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Directorate of Soil Conservation (State Govts)
Indian Forest Services Department of Agriculture
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics Nurseries
Agriculture product shops
Laboratory as well as the field work
Attractive work environment
Plethora of career opportunities
Involving in research for years
Involves hard work in remote areas
Key Skills Required
Patience and resilience
Excellent research skills
What Should I study ?
Class XII in Science Stream - B. Sc Agriculture (Hons.) - M. Sc in specialization - Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Class XII in Science Stream - B.Tech Agricultural Engineering (Hons.) - M.Tech (Soil and Water Engineering) Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job