WHAT IS AGRICULTURAL AND IRRIGATION ENGINEERING ?

Agriculture and water are supposed to go hand in hand. Today, agriculture and irrigation engineering has come to acquire importance owing to the changes that are taking place due to global warming. The programme offers an opportunity to students to learn how to design and supervise the construction of agricultural buildings and storage facilities. Budding engineers would learn about the designing of livestock structures, greenhouses, silos, and cold-storage facilities for the crops. They would also know how to design and evaluate equipment that would be used for preparation of the ground for seeding, spraying and harvesting. Under the programme, they would also get to learn management and entrepreneurial skills.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students from both the biology and maths stream are eligible to pursue B.E Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering course after successfully completing the 10+2 in science stream from a recognised college or university. The minimum marks secured in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology stream may vary and certain institutes take into account the marks that were scored in the entrance examination by the candidates

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SCOPE OF AGRICULTURAL AND IRRIGATION ENGINEERING

Since a large section of the population is dependent on agriculture and with rapid technological advancements taking place in this field, the role of agriculture and irrigation engineers has come to acquire significance. Agricultural engineers can play a pivotal role in developing and designing equipment that is not only at par with international standards but also meets domestic requirements. Today, a lot of emphases is laid on setting up one’s own business and it is in this regard that an agriculture and irrigation engineer can take upon himself the role of an entrepreneur. The irrigation engineer needs to ensure that steps are being taken to protect plants from frost in cold climates. Irrigation systems are also used in dry areas as this is the only way to supply water to the crops.

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COURSE SUBJECTS

  • Agricultural Business Management and Entrepreneurship Development
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Farm Power Machinery and Equipment
  • Greenhouse Technology
  • Micro Irrigation Systems Design
  • Minor Irrigation and Command Area Development
  • Post Harvest Engineering
  • Production Technology of Agricultural Machinery
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
  • Watershed Planning and Management

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Academic performance of Students
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    Degree Offered in UG
    B.E /Btech
    B.Sc.
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 2.91 Lakhs IFTM University, Moradabad
    Minimum Fees 0.49 Lakhs Triguna Sen School of Technology, Assam University, Silchar
    Academic performance of Students
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    Degree Offered in PG
    M.E /Mtech.
    M.Sc.