Diploma program is a two year course where the curriculum designed is purely job oriented. The students apart from learning the academic course content they emerge out as farm & laboratory technicians with hands on experience in latest technology & implementation.
The diploma holders find opportunities in most of the state or central Universities & research laboratories as farm & lab technicians. They have opportunities as sales project executives, marketing executives in malls, supervisors at farm production units, in State Development Departments, cold storage house or procurement officers, quality control analysts, technicians & machine operators, post harvest processing supervisors, resident managers in R & D units. These diploma holders can further pursue higher studies like B.Sc (Agriculture / Horticulture) and can also focus mainly on technology related courses like B.Tech program.
- 1st Year : Macro-economic policy analysis, Micro economic theory & applications, Institutional economics & evolution of economic thought, agricultural production economics, agricultural marketing & price analysis, research methodology for soil sciences, econometrics, optimization techniques.
- 2nd Year : Agricultural finance & project management, natural resource & environmental economics, international economics, agriculture policy analysis, intellectual property management, commodity future training, mathematical economics, qualifying examination, seminar.