M.Sc. (Agri Business Economics)

The M.Sc. (Agri Business Economics program equips the students for careers in the agribusiness sector as managers in agro-based Industries, agricultural economists in Research Institutes and consultant in Banking and Financial sectors. The academic content of the program has 3 major modules:an economics module, a management module and an agribusiness module. The economics module equips students with core economic principles such as consumer behavior and policy making as well as the advanced quantitative techniques that are the basic tools used to analyze questions of both business and policy.
  • Policy: The agribusiness economics students learns the history of the Indian policy making in the field of agriculture and rural development, right from the formulation of five year plans and their impacts on the agricultural in particular agricultural price policy, laws and regulations affecting input suppliers (fertilizers, irrigation and high yielding varieties seeds), traders, agri processors and marketers in corporate world.
The agribusiness module in particular focuses on subjects like Supply Chain Management,Cooperatives, Commodity Derivative, Agricultural Risk Management and Insurance that enables the students to deal with the current theory, data and issues surrounding the agribusiness sector in India.The management module provides students with overview of essential managerial skills such as accounting, finance, strategic marketing and organizational structures in agricultural products.
  • Supply Chain Management: This subject provide students with the knowledge about the various channels involved in bringing the agricultural produce from the producer farm field to the consumer plate. The subject prepares the students for the managerial positions in the Agribusiness division of FMCG companies.
  • Agricultural Finance: This subject emphasizes students to learn the rural credit structure at depth. The functioning and operations of agricultural cooperative credit societies forms a major portion of the subject.
The course also allows students to have hands on experience on statistical computational tools like SPSS. The 3 modules together provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge to embark on successful careers. In addition to numerous field trips during the program,students hone their practical skills in a 2-month internship with the leading sector organizations at the end of the first year of the program thereby fitting to contribute meaningfully from day 1on the job. program equips the students for careers in the agribusiness sector as managers in agro-based Industries, agricultural economists in Research Institutes and consultant in Banking and Financial sectors. The academic content of the program has 3 major modules:an economics module, a management module and an agribusiness module. The economics module equips students with core economic principles such as consumer behavior and policy making as well as the advanced quantitative techniques that are the basic tools used to analyze questions of both business and policy.
Syllabus M.Sc. (Agri Business Economics) 2017-19
Syllabus M.Sc. (Agri Business Economics) 2018-20
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