The international standard Agriculture Research Center can be found at Namkum, Ranchi. Equipped with hydroponic systems, it is located at Namkum Campus of Jharkhand Rai University, Ranchi.
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The University has a setup of 1600 sq. m. of fully automatic state-of-art green house as agriculture research center. It is the first of its kind in the State. Moreover, this facility embraces latest technology available internationally. This green house is completely automated with internal and external shading provision. Besides, it has different types of hydroponic systems with fully automated fertigation equipment and water filtration plant.
Such a facility will provide exposure to the students, researchers and the local community in advance soilless technology.
As an extension to the existing research unit, the University will also start a fully automated state-of-art Mushroom Unit to further strengthen the agricultural research.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER B.Sc AGRICULTURE
The demand for trained professional in Agriculture is very high. Graduates have career prospects in both public and private sectors.
You could pursue a career in research and communication as an agricultural researcher or a journalist.
As an expert you can drive innovation for improving agricultural yields and sustainable production.
State Department of Agriculture recruits graduates to fill up officer level posts. Private sector multinational companies have established their presence in commercial farming as well as farmer-led production initiatives. So they are on the lookout for young executives to handle extension services.
Nationalized Banks also recruit agriculture graduates to fill the posts of Agriculture Officers/Rural Development Officers.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AFTER M.Sc AGRICULTURE
A large number of both government and private jobs are available to the students completing M. Sc. (Agriculture).
Students would get recruited as assistant professor in government and private universities.
Officer level posts are offered by the nationalized banks to the students from M. Sc. Agriculture.
After M. Sc. (Agriculture), one may work as an independent consultant in their domain of study.
Entrepreneurship is one of the important prospective career for the postgraduates in Agriculture.
Career in research sector through Ph. D. gets open after completion of M.Sc. in Agriculture.
WHY STUDY AGRICULTURE?
Agricultural movements like farm to table, organic foods, going vegan and a focus on natural high fiber food has turned agriculture into a sophisticated industry.
Get ready to be part of the new wave of agriculture industry with the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural programme at Jharkhand Rai University (JRU).
In current times it is the ideal Bachelor’s course to pursue since global demand for agricultural food and fibre is high. Therefore, clearly the industry needs professionals who are ready to rise to the various job opportunities arising out of it. Especially when our course is designed with significant input from major employers in the industry.
EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES – New markets, emerging technologies, globalisation of trade, climate change, sustainability – are increasingly creating needs for agriculture experts.
The food industry and the world need passionate professionals like you. This programme in agriculture from JRU will equip you with a solid scientific foundation to develop new ideas and technologies, implement new agricultural practices and devise innovative ways to produce food and fibre.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN – The course curriculum consists of topics such as agriculture science, use of modern scientific equipments, farming systems and sustainable agriculture, cultivation of fruits, vegetables, spices and flowers, land surveying, soil science, water resource management, dry land agriculture, integrated nutrient management, integrated pest management and animal and poultry management. The University is well equipped with Hi-Tech Agri Research Lab for training the students. The curriculum also provides knowledge of basics of Plant Biotechnology.