What can I do (Roles Available) ?

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

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
  • Chemical Companies
  • AgCode
  • Bright Farms
  • Materra
  • Agrisoma Biosciences
  • MicroGen BioTech
  • Orchardly
  • Agricultural firms
  • Agriculture product shops
  • Agro-base industries


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
Domain Knowledge
Scientific knowledge
Problem-solving skills
Communication skills
Excellent research skills
Team Player
Observation skills

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.Tech Agricultural Engineering (Hons.) - M.Tech (Soil and Water Engineering) Ph.D for 2-3 years/Job
Pathway 3

Top colleges in India and Abroad

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Job opportunities for Agriculture students in Soil Science

By Trisha Roy, Soil Scientist at Indian Institute of Soil & Water Conservation, Dehradun

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