“I want to specialise in Agribusiness, but, I am unaware of the institutes providing this course.”
“I am getting Agribusiness in a good B-School and Marketing in a not-so-good B-School, what should I do?”
Do you find yourself thinking similarly?
DON’T WORRY! We’ve got your back.
First, let us know about MBA/PGDM in Agribusiness.
This 2 year postgraduate specialisation program will enable the candidates to develop new ideas to market the agricultural products to the customers. The course attempts to understand and innovate ways and means to protect and preserve agrarian sources, and also focuses on their related objectives and effectiveness in commercial operations, besides conducting constant research in farm- maintenance. This course also covers a range of aspects of economics besides broader sectors of management like Finance, including lending, commodity training, micro finance, supply chain management, taxation, marketing, and essentially, rural marketing.
This course is designed to cater the growing needs of management professionals in the Agriculture sector who aspire to explore and resolve agriculture and farmer related grievances in farm landscape. It focuses on developing students’ academic and management skills in the agricultural field so that they become committed agribusiness professionals capable of driving the agriculture sector to great heights. And encourage innovative and creative thought process for continuous professional development.
There are lot of opportunities for students pursuing specialisation in Agriculture as Food production companies, Farming industry, Public and Private sector, Marketing industry and Retail Industries are always on lookout for pool of talent in various roles such as Farm Appraiser, Agriculture Policy Analyst, Market Analyst, Financer, Quality Controller, Marketing Head, Bio compost sales head, Relationship manager, Operation Manager, etc.
Here are some top B-Schools who offers MBA/PGDM in Agribusiness.
*This table should be in no way acknowledged as a rank wise list of colleges.
|INSTITUTE||CITY||COURSE OFFERED||COURSE FEE (in Lakhs)||EXAM ACCEPTED||OFFICIAL SITE|
|Indian Institute of Management||Ahmedabad||PGP-Food and Agri-Business Management||INR 21.5||CAT||www.iima.ac.in|
|Indian Institute of Management||Lucknow||PGP-Agribusiness Management||INR 14.16||CAT||www.iiml.ac.in|
|Symbiosis Institute of International Business||Pimpri-Chinchwad (Pune)||MBA Agriculture Business Management||INR 9.6||SNAP||www.siib.ac.in|
|Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University||Varanasi||MBA Agribusiness||INR 1.5||CAT||www.bhu.ac.in|
|National Institute of Agriculture Extension Management||Hyderabad||PGDM(Agri Business Management)||INR 13.88||CAT||www.manage.gov.in|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth University, IMED||Pune||MBA Agri Business||INR 4.192||BMAT||bvp.bharatividyapeeth.edu|
While you may start considering MBA in Agribusiness for your specialisation, here is a last piece of advice from our end:
MBA in lesser known courses from top B-School is always better than MBA in known courses from average or below B-School.
All the best!
If you want to know which top B-Schools offers MBA/PGDM in Banking and Finance or Banking and Insurance, check out our previous article MBA in Banking, Finance, Insurance: Top Schools
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