Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering)

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B.Tech in Agricultural Engineering (B.Tech AE) is a 4-year undergraduate course in agricultural studies and processes. The minimum eligibility for this course requires passing class 12th/ Higher Secondary Examination in Biology, Maths, and Chemistry. The mode of admission is through State/ National/ University Joint Entrance Examination or Pre Engineering Test.

Top Institutes offering this course are:

The average tuition fee for this course ranges between INR 50,000  to 1.5 Lacs 

B. Tech AE graduates can find various Career Options and Jobs in sectors such as Agri-business firms, food processing, agricultural research and development firms, government sectors etc. The job profiles for graduates of this course can be a research scientist, lecturer, microbiologist etc.  A fresh graduate of this course can expect an annual salary of between INR 1.5  – 2.5 Lacs which would only increase with experience in the field.

What is Agricultural Engineering?

Agricultural Engineering is a branch of engineering which deals with the study of agricultural process and technological practices in food processing and efficient production of food. Agriculture is the largest participant in the Indian Economy. It is needless to say that a career in Agriculture in India is nothing but bright and shining.

How is it different from BE Agricultural Engineering?

BE in Agricultural Engineering is similar to B.Tech Agricultural Engineering. Both have the same career prospects, value, and scope. Many colleges offer the Agricultural Engineering course by these two names. However, the meaning and course objectives and syllabus are similar.


Since B.Tech AE is an engineering course, the duration of the course is four years and eight semesters.

Read B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Syllabus

Where to study?

There are various B.Tech Agricultural Engineering Colleges in India. Few of top colleges for B.Tech Agricultural Engineering are as follows:

Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri

Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur

Rama University, Kanpur

College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Bhubaneswar

Academic Options after B.Tech

After this undergraduate course, students can apply for M.Tech Agricultural Engineering and also Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineer. Students can also opt for specialization within the fields of Agriculture in Agricultural Engineering when applying for M.Tech or Ph.D. course.

Admission to M.Tech is also through an Entrance Examination. Some colleges/ institutes like Indira Gandhi Agricultural University and Indian Agricultural Research Institute also take an Entrance Examination for Ph.D. program.

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering) Fee Structure in India

13.22 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES4.56 L  (Maximum Fee)
1.48 L (Average Fee)
42.72 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES6.25 L (Maximum Fee)
3.04 L (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering) Fee Structure By state

Uttar Pradesh

2.15 L
1.80 LPrivate COLLEGES6.04 L
3.15 L


1.87 L
2.40 LPrivate COLLEGES5.60 L
3.41 L

Andhra Pradesh

76 K
1.20 LPrivate COLLEGES5.40 L
2.36 L

Madhya Pradesh

1.31 L
1.72 LPrivate COLLEGES6.25 L
3.30 L


80.75 K
2.22 LPrivate COLLEGES3.60 L
3.02 L


82.99 K
2.60 LPrivate COLLEGES4 L
3.35 L


1.46 L
1.50 LPrivate COLLEGES2.40 L
1.96 L

Tamil Nadu

3.08 L
5.31 LPrivate COLLEGES5.31 L
5.31 L


59.90 K
3.06 LPrivate COLLEGES3.06 L
3.06 L


2.66 L
3.24 LPrivate COLLEGES5 L
4.12 L


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122 Reviews found out of 177290

8.8 /10

Campus Life :

The life of the campus is like we were enjoying and studying With 0 percent stress student study .The college is very superior ,discipline, and it is situated at the time of before 1947. Fresh air is flowing in Morning and evening There are many fest organized by students also

Course Curriculum Overview :

The course teaching in this college is very nice I think and many students should join this college for agriculture. The ratio is 1 teacher and 50 students Teacher quality includes ability to deliver the sound and practical knowledge Exam was fundamentally test to improve your ability .

Internships Opportunities :

The internships start from 3rd year and the companies offered like union bank of India, Bayer crop science, Infosys ,wipro, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra In the internship the student give all facilities according to their branches.they also earn money from 15000 per month .

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6.7 /10

Placement Experience :

Mostly students of facility of technology opt for gate exam and qualify in it so very few sat for placement s it is not so good because of remote location of the campus companies don't like to come in such remote location tractor companies and fertilizer companies came for placement nad average package is 3 to 4 lakh per annum which is less but you can grow from that quite soon some also prepare for upsc and got successes in it

College Events :

There is annual fest organised every year where renowned band came and perform there vishwakarma puji celebration is there and a test call vishyambar is organized from students of faculty of technology and ganesh puja from masters students so all have go participate in some kind of social activities namely drama song or mime dance

Remarks :

I want to study agriculture related subjects and also engineering and the degree is a mixture of both that so I opted for this university after my I want study and from this stream is easily available more over you can opt UPSC in IFS and bank jobs in agriculture streams are also available

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8.3 /10

Campus Life :

College life is good there is no parking bad this college all things are very very good and my experience in this college is also good there are everything the buildings are very cold and but having the the latest technologies in IT and whatever it takes they are here

Placement Experience :

If I talk about job opportunities there are lots of placement and job opportunities out in this college 100% placement rating is here and so much big companies are also interested in our college and visiting our college and we are getting the jobs very good packages

Course Curriculum Overview :

if I talk about the course curriculum in this college is very nice the infrastructure of the college is very nice social life is very nice and the course structure is mixed with the theoretical knowledge and the practical knowledge and that is the very good thing

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7.5 /10

Placement Experience :

Mostly in final year students become eligible for campus placements. Various companies like Tafe, Mahindra, Scott, john deere and various tractor companies come to our college. The highest package last year was 9 lakh per annum. He got an 8 GPA. MY plan is to clear GATE exam for further studies.

Course Curriculum Overview :

I choose this course due to my interest in the Agriculture field . The student-faculty ratio is 1 to 50. The course curriculum is very old while the faculty is very good. Most professors are Ph.D. holders .2 times hourly examination in one semester and one semester finals.

Campus Life :

There are various technical fests and annual fests organized by various societies. Example Colosseum is a technical fest and in which cultural events, branch events, library events, workshops, and professional nites are organized.

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7.8 /10

Remarks :

This one is the Only and best agricultural University in Chhattisgarh and in this University faculty and staff members are very polite and helping.This university has discovered 35000 variety of rice. University campus is also good you can easily go to the farm/field nad observe. Many varieties of mango is also From here. This is good for research and development.Many companies like Mahindra comes here to co-operate with us and to give chance to students so that student will understand the ground level situation of field and difficulty.Many seminar are also organised in university to explain their ambitions to current future. and to increase knowledge of students.

Placement Experience :

You can be professor in our university, their is many job opportunities after completing course. But my opinion is to build job by making Agricultural industry. Mahindra company comes here.Here is placement cell is organised by University. Through which you can find great job which suits you. For better job opportunity it is good to Take masters degree in any course.

Course Curriculum Overview :

As agricultural study is related to food that is our basic need so the scope of Agricultural study is wider. Faculties are well educated and most of them are scientists as you studying in university campus.

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7.7 /10

College Events :

Campus of University is very good. Environment of University is good also. University organise a big event of 4 days Every year that is Kisan Mela. Kisan Mela Pantnagar is useful for farmers. Students are having good opportunity to show their talents by others many festivals organised by college our university.

Remarks :

Because this university of best for Agriculture and technology. This university is one of the oldest university of the India. It is first agricultural University of India. I took admission in this university because this university have good teaching facilities and laboratories.

Course Curriculum Overview :

Academics and facilities of my university is very good. Most of faculties are well trained. They have good knowledge in their area of study. University's curriculum is very good. They provides many educational exhibitions.

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9.3 /10

Course Curriculum Overview :

The placement and the teaching of the college is outstanding. It is the No.1 Engineering college of Odisha. The facilities with teaching and non-teaching stafs are excellent. We can achieve many things here not only study which is very helpful to choose a best career.

Fee Structure And Facilities :

It is good as required to our study. The infrastructure of the college the facilities are awesome. Actually it is almost all best choose for every student and one thing the hostel facilities are also goos and the management of the college decides better opportunity.

Faculty :

The faculties of this college is very helpful as they make us understand always.The are cooperate for study tour and also for build a good knowledge and not only that they makes us understand every problem. in hobby period they encourage us to reveal our qualities.

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Sir 12th maths science krne k baad agriculture me admission le skte hai ?
Hi Soni, yes, you can apply for this course. However, minimum percentage criteria may vary as per the college in which you are applying for admission.
Sir agriculture ke liye mera 12th biology se hai admission ho jayega ya nahi
Hi Satyam, as per your qualification, you are eligible for this course. However, percentage criteria may vary as per the college/university you have applied for.
How can I change my admission of of agri after 1st ear to other university
Hi Shashikant, this depends on the university in which you are applying as the procedure of migration varies according to the university.

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