Agricultural Engineering is the branch of engineering with is concerned with the use of innovative technology for the producing better quality food. It deals with the development of machinery used in the agriculture, planning of agricultural areas, and planning and management of resources i.e. water, irrigation, electricity and others.
Agriculture engineering is a combination of mechanical, Civil, Chemical and Electrical Engineering. The principals and knowledge of all these fields of engineering are combined for the production of better quality foods.
What do they do?
Design agricultural machinery and equipment that for better irrigation, seed plantation and harvestation.
Design and develop resources and infrastructure such as dams, canals
Design and develop machinery for the not only seed plantation and harvestation but also for food processing.
Agricultural engineers may design shelter and proper environment for livestock like cows, buffalos etc….
Scope of Agriculture Engineering in Pakistan
Demand of agriculture engineers in Pakistan is increasing with the passage of time. Being an Agricultural Based economy, opportunities for agriculture related fields will always be good especially those concerned with innovative technologies.
Pakistan is still lacking behind in terms of efficiency of agricultural products. But still it is amongst the top ten countries producing wheat, milk and other agricultural products.
Job Market of Agriculture Engineering in Pakistan
Food Production industry
Plant breeder/geneticist industry
Animal nutrionist industry
Education and Eligibility of Agriculture Engineering
4 years BSc Engg degree is offered in Agriculture Engineering. The degree and the institute must be recognized by Pakistan Engineering Council.
FSc Pre-Engineering with Minimum 60% marks
DAE in the relevant field
Passing Entry Test
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