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Course Name : Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management

Eligibility : Graduation equivalent in relevant stream

Program Duration : 1 Year

Programme fees : 84,000 /-


Introduction of the Sector

Agriculture is one of the most vital sectors of the Indian economy accounting for as much as 18% of the Indian economy. It also accounts for the livelihood of almost 58% of the Indian population. Moreover, Indiahasbecomeoneofthemajorplayers in agriculture by becoming the leading producer of pulses, rice, wheat, spices, and spice products. Furthermore, with the numerous government policies in place, the agriculture sector continues to show good and healthy symptoms and steadily climbing through the charts in green. Indian Agriculture sector contributes around 23% in the GDP. It provides employment to more than 65% of the population. The sector is facing an increasing complex business environment due to integration of world market, technological advancement, development of the derivative market etc. To cater to this complexity skilled manpower is required to respond to the current situation and take quick and right decision.


Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management

Programme Introduction

PG Diploma in Agri Business Management aids to skill graduates on Agri business management for managerial position in Agriculture & Allied Industries

The course will also teach him in working in and as a team, handle extremely stressful conditions and sharpen his decision making capabilities in the field of agriculture.

The broad objectives of the course would be to create ready-to-be-employed workforce of Agri business professionals, who would be:

  • Having a sound knowledge of the basic protocols and procedures of functioning of Agri business industries.

  • Equipped with the right set of aptitudes and attitudes that would make them all encompassing Agri Business Managers.

Eligibility for Admission

The candidate should be a graduate in any discipline. Students with graduation in agriculture & allied sector is desirable.

Employability/Skill enhancement

Undergoing the PG Diploma in Agri Business Management will give the students an upper hand in comparison to others as they will receive additional specialized training as follows:

  1.  Awareness about agriculture and allied sector

  2.  Adaptability to the dynamic market forces and facing competition.

  3.  Special training in exports, dairy and food technology.

  4.  Ability to assist effectively in managerial decision making.

  5.  Ability to work independently and lead teams.

  6.  Effective handling of assigned tasks.

  7. Awareness regarding various techniques in agriculture and allied industries.

Career Prospects/Job Role

Agriculture domain is capable of generating an abundant amount of job opportunities and different job profiles each year. The students with Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management can procure jobs in managerial positions in Food Production Companies, Food Processing Companies, Farming Industries, Farming Equipment Manufacturing Industries, Agro-chemical Industries Public & Private Sector. Marketing Industries and Retail Industries.


Knowledge provider for skill training

Mitraniketan Krishi Vikas Kendra, Green Agrevolution Pvt Ltd

Semester-wise Listing of Courses

Course Code Course Name Credits   Course Code Course Name Credits
ABM 101 Agri Business Management 4   ABM 201 Sales and Distribution 4
ABM 102 Food Technology and Processing Management 4   ABM 202 Advance Agriculture Export 2
ABM 103 Dairy Technology and Management 2   ABM 203 Costing & Financial Management 2
ABM 104 Agri Supply Chain Management 4   ABM 204 Rural Marketing 4
ABM 105 Marketing Research in Agri Business 2   ABM 205 Agri Economics 4
ABM P1 Project 4   ABM P2 Project 4

*The skill training component is 50% to 60% ranging from 600 hours to 720 hours per year depending upon the industry requirement.

Programme fees: Rs. 84,000/-per annum
Examination fees: Rs.2,500/- per semester and Rs. 5000 per annum
Caution Deposit (Refundable): Rs.5000


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