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Career and Scope of Agriculture in Pakistan




  • Agriculture, or farming, is the simplification of nature’s food webs and the re-channeling of energy for human and animal consumption. Agriculture involves redirecting nature’s natural flow of the food web.

    Agriculture has great impact on our everyday life. From the tea we drink to the vegetables we eat and from the grass on the cricket ground to the natural fibers of the clothing we wear and the medicines we consume, are all products of agricultural sciences.

    Scope of Agriculture Students in Pakistan

    Our country has been recognized as an agricultural country from the day of independence (14 August 1947). This is because of its Cultural and healthy land. Groceries which are produced in the soil of Pakistan are very much qualified and best in quality. Country has been producing vital amount of wheat, Rice, Cotton and other Crops for feeding of public and to export as well. Due to this exporting, it grows its managerial esteem and increases its stocks on a large scale and also enhances the position of the Currency. Because this vagueness and vast spread of agricultural criteria, Pakistan offers a large amount of agricultural scope. Scope of agriculture in Pakistan is very much alike the birds in a jungle. This article will convey the “how’s and what’s” of this field by telling a useful detail about the scope.

    Scope of Agriculture BS Students, Career, Job Opportunities and Subjects of Agriculture

    Lots of opportunities are available of the people who want to take BS Agriculture forward as career building program. People Choose Agricultural Engineering as an educational profession because of the day to day increasing of technological Impressions in Agricultural courses. There are many other subjects and degree programs which this particular field offers along with its Merits and positive awareness.

    List of the Agricultural Subjects in Pakistan

    Due to spreading awareness of crop and vegetation along with different other mixtures, this field is showing its vastness. There are now many other subjects in the name of this particular program and element of our country. People who want to take this a career can help themselves by looking at the list of these different programs. There are 33 programs which are offered for the undergraduates. The list of the agricultural Subjects in Pakistan is given Down Below:

    Resource Economics Forest Management
    Entomology Biodiversity and Plant Conversation
    Sciences Agribusiness Management
    Agronomy Crop Physiology
    Crop Protection Extension
    Entomology Education
    Food Engineering Business
    Horticulture Farm Management
    Forestry Animal Sciences
    Food Technology Dairy Technology

     

    Agricultural Scientists

    • Take care of the beautiful treasure of nature.
    • Diagnose diseases and take preventive measures to protect plants and crops from biotic and a-biotic stress.
    • Not only do the office work but are a part of the management.
    • Those deployed in Research work, Work for regular hours in Fields and laboratories.
    • Many agricultural scientists work in basic or applied research and development.
    • Basic research seeks to understand the biological and chemical processes by which crops and livestock grow. Some agricultural professionals administer research and development programs, or manage marketing and quality operations in food companies.
    • The work environment for those engaged in applied research or product development varies, depending on specialty and on type of employer. For example, food scientists in private industry may work in test kitchens while investigating new processing techniques.

    Work Environment

    • Spend considerable amount of their time outdoor in the field.
    • Also spend part of their time conducting tests and research in laboratories and writing reports in their offices.
    • Working conditions are diverse and include work outside in the field, laboratory and office work.

     

    Education

    Admission Requirements

    Degree

    Duration

    M.Sc.

    Ph.D.

    B.Sc.

    4 Years

    2 Years

    3-5 Years

    • FSc. Pre-medical (Bio-Chem-Phy)
    • Equivalence if other than FSc (A’Level etc..)
    • 50% marks

    Qualities Required

    Job Opportunities

    • Be able to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Interest towards nature and physical stamina are two most important qualities that one should have as one has to work in farms, fields and forests.
    • Most of agricultural scientists need an understanding of basic business principles, the ability to apply statistical techniques and the ability to use computers to analyze data and to control biological and chemical processing.
    • Graduates find employment in academic teaching and research, industrial research in the food and feed industries, in laboratory research programs with governmental and multinational companies and in industrial management positions, including:
    • Provincial Department of Agriculture (Extension)
    • Provincial Department of Agriculture (Research)
    • Provincial Department of Agriculture (Engineering)
    • Federal Departments of Agriculture Research
    • Private Pesticide Companies
    • Seed Corporation of Pakistan
    • Fertilizer Companies
    • Progressive Farms
    • Soil Testing Laboratories
    • Tissue Culture Laboratories
    • Genetic Engineering Laboratories
    • Private Farms
    • Cut Flower Industry
    • Land Scaping in Housing Authorities
    • Agri-Based Industries
    • Live Stock Department
    • Universities
    • Commercial Banks
    • Private & Public Consultancies

    About Saad Ur Rehman Malik

    I am Saad Ur Rehman from Bahawalpur and I've completed my BSc (Hons.) in Agronomy. I am the editor here and CEO at Hum Pakistan web portal, President at Al Rehman Rural Development Organization, Secretary Information at Society for Human Rights and working as Coordinator of E-Bahawalpur. My agriculture coursework and journalism background helps me that how to communicate about issues that affect farmer's everyday lives.

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