B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering: Course, Career, Salary, Duration, Scope


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B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering or Bachelor of Technology in Agriculture Engineering is an undergraduate Agricultural Engineering course. Agricultural Engineering involves the study of agricultural engineering. It is the discipline that applies engineering science and technology to agricultural production and processing. The study of agricultural engineering combines the disciplines of animal biology, plant biology, and mechanical, civil, electrical and chemical engineering principles with knowledge of agricultural principles.

The duration of the Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering course is four years and comprises eight semesters.

The course is also offered as B.E. Agricultural Engineering which is one and the same thing as B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering. The only difference lies in their terminologies. However, some institutes may offer it as B.Tech. or B.E.  

Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering

Duration: 4 Years
Level: 10+2
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2 or Equivalent

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Eligibility

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  • Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Higher
  • The admission is provided based on an entrance test conducted by the respective institutes.

Some of B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Entrance Tests

  • UPTU-SEE (Uttar Pradesh – State Entrance Examination)
  • MP PET (Madhya Pradesh Pre-Engineering Test)

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Syllabus

Syllabus of Agricultural Engineering as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

First Year (Sem. I)
Subjects of Study
(Theory)
Language (professional Comm. in English)
Engineering Chemistry
Engineering Physics I
Mathematics I
Engineering Mechanics
Basic Electrical Engineering
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Chemistry/Physics Lab. (to be taken in alternate weeks)
Engineering Mechanics/Electrical Laboratory
Engineering Graphic I
Workshop Practice I
First Year (Sem. II)
(Theory)
Introduction to Computing
Environment and Ecology
Engineering Physics II
Mathematics II
Engineering Thermodynamics
Basic Electronics
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Basic Electronics Lab
Computer Programming Lab
Engineering Graphics II (M/C Drawing)
Workshop Practice II
Second Year (Sem. III)
(Theory)
Numerical Analysis & Computer Programming (C, C++)
Material Science
Strength of Materials
Fluid Mechanics
Soil Science
Mathematics III
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Fluid Mechanics
Strength of Materials/Material Science
Computer Programming
Soil Science Lab
Second Year (Sem. IV)
(Theory)
Hydrology
Soil Mechanics
I.C. Engines
Kinematics and Dynamics
Electrical Machines
Crop Production
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Hydrology
I.C. Engines
Kinematics and Dynamics
Electrical Machines
Third Year (Sem. V)
(Theory)
Management Science
Surveying and Levelling
Agriculture Engineering Structures & Rural Engineering
Post-Harvest Engineering
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Building Materials and Structural Design
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Surveying & Levelling
Agriculture Engineering Structures and Rural Engineering
Post-Harvest Engineering
Building Materials and Structural Design
Third Year (Sem. VI)
(Theory)
Pumps Engineering & Hydraulic Control
Ground Water and Well Engineering
Irrigation Engineering
Farm Machinery
Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
Machine Design
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Pumps Engineering & Hydraulic Control
Farm Machinery / Irrigation Engineering
Ground Water and Well Engineering
Refrigeration and Air-conditioning
Fourth Year (Sem. VII)
(Theory)
Agriculture and Environment Engineering
Tractors and Power Units
Dairy and Food Processing Operations
Open Elective
Profession Elective I
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
Agriculture and Environment Engineering
Tractors and Power Units
Dairy and Food Processing Operations
Project I
Fourth Year (Sem. VIII)
(Theory)
Drainage Engineering
Food Products and Process Technology
Instrumentation and Control Engineering in Agriculture
Professional Elective II
Professional Elective III
(Practical/Drawing/Design)
 Project I

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Institutes

  • Assam Agricultural University – AAU, Jorhat
  • Kerala Agricultural University – KAU, Thrissur
  • Gautam Buddh Technical University – GBTU, Lucknow
  • Bhagwant University, Ajmer

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Course Suitability

  • Students who are good and interested in Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering degree are most suitable for this course.
  • Second, students who are thinking of doing a Masters’ Degree after it is also suitable for this.
  • They should have organizational skills and the ability to manage projects. Project work and assignments also teach you about working in teams.
  • Other desired attributes are logical thinking, ability to deal with people diplomatically, and patience, ability to keep calm under pressure and in inevitable crises, creativity, and flexibility to understand and apply new technologies.

How is B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Course Beneficial?

  • After having this degree course, the students can go for various educational, industrial, agricultural, governmental and related jobs.
  • Students can go for higher degree programs in respective subjects.
  • Self-employment is also a bright area for them after it.
  • Agricultural engineers can provide consultancy services to agricultural workers and farming and agro-industries.

Central Government Employment Areas

  • Directorate of Oil Palm Research
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • United India Insurance Company Ltd.
  • Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth
  • Natural Agricultural Innovative Project, Maharashtra
  • Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  • Food Corporation of India
  • National Seeds Corporations
  • Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • National Dairy Development Board

B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering Job Types

  • Agricultural Sales Engineer
  • Manufacturing Manager
  • Agriculture Program Manager
  • Researcher/Fundamental Analyst
  • Primary Production Manager
  • Farming Consultant & Agronomist
  • Sales Manager
  • Agriculture Portfolio Manager

Advance Course in B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering

  • M.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)

After completing B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) you can become:

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    1. Lovely Professional University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    2. UPES, Dehradun | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    3. Chandigarh University, Punjab | Admissions Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    4. GD Goenka, Gurgaon | Admission Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    5. DIT University, Dehradun | Admission Open for All Courses 2021. Apply Now
    6. Sharda University | Admission Open all courses 2021. Apply Now
    7. Manav Rachna University, Haryana | Admission Open for all courses 2021. Apply Now
  • Agricultural Research Scientist

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