University and College Teacher, Agricultural Subjects, Agriculture

College Professor

Minimum ? Preferably Bachelor?s degree in Agriculture/any discipline

A minimum experience of up to 4 years in the relevant field

The tasks a University and College Teacher, Agricultural Subjects is expected to perform include:

Teaching university students one or more subjects relating to agronomy, horticulture, silviculture or other branches of agriculture

Delivering lectures, guiding and supervising practical work in field or laboratory

Setting examination papers

Conducting examination and checking papers

Conducting or guiding research work

Assisting in maintaining general discipline and code of conduct

Efficient in delivering lectures, seminars and tutorials

Proficient in assessing students' coursework

Knowledge of administrative tasks such as student admissions, induction programmes, etc.

Efficient in establishing collaborative links outside the university with industrial, commercial and public organizations

Skilled in developing and implementing latest methods of teaching

Will be updated

Excellent communication skills

Problem solving skills

Attention to detail




Leadership qualities

It is not a desk job

Work from home option is not available

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Local travelling is part of the job

Supervising a team is not required

Working hours

Working is 5 to 7 hours everyday for 5 or 6 days a week

Overtime maybe required

Shift system maybe applicable

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?


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This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include physical and mental strain, back/neck pain or stiffness in joints due to prolonged standing or sitting, etc.

For freshers ? 10,000 to 20,000 per month

For candidates with experience ? 30,000 to 52,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Growth of Agricultural Activities in India

According to a report by NSDC, agriculture and allied activities accounts for about 15.7 % of country?s GDP and is estimated to employ about 124.7 million people as cultivators and 106.8 million as agricultural labour (Census 2001).

Enhancement in agricultural productivity is imperative to meet the ever increasing food demand despite shrinking natural resources and impending climate change. Employees in the agricultural sector in India need the right kind of education to enable them to do better.Thus, the work of University and College Teacher, Agricultural Subjects has a critical role to play in higher agricultural production.

There is a vast and ever expanding potential for employment in this field of work across India.

Government institutes for agriculture engineering

Private agricultural institutes

NGOs across India

Government colleges and universities

Job openings are available in Mumbai, Pune, Shimla, Raipur, Guwahati, New Delhi, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Chennai and many other major cities across India.