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Need some clarity : Is BBA better than B. Sc in Agriculture?

- AdminUpdated On January 19, 2017 06:35 PM

Dear student,

A course in BBA & in B. Sc in Agriculture is not comparable as one is a business management course, while the other is a Science course. If it has to come down to which one to choose, it will really depend on your interest in the kind of career you want to pursue, and of course, your skill-set. 

If you choose to study Bachelors in Business Administration (BBA), you will study about fundamental education in business and management principles. The subjects under BBA will primarily include International Business, Real Estate, Computer Information Systems, Finance, and/ or Accounting. Post your BBA degree, you can apply for Masters in Commerce (M. Com) or opt to do an MBA/ PGDM. The advantage here will be that you will be already prepared with the foundation of business administration due to your BBA. So MBA may be a little smooth for you. 

Eligibility Criteria to study BBA:

  • Class 12 pass from a recognized board of education with minimum 40% marks
  • English should have been one of the subjects in Class 12
  • General age bar is a minimum of 17 years and a maximum 22 years

Career Prospects after BBA:

Doing BBA will enable you to get entry-level jobs in corporations. Your work will include a lot of backend work, and providing support services to your seniors. To be successful in the field of business management, you will need to do an MBA and broaden your growth prospects. Some of the popular jobs after BBA include:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Sales Executive
  • Office Executive
  • Officer

Read: Top colleges offering BBA courses in India.

B. Sc in Agriculture will involve studying subjects like Land Surveying, Agriculture Science, use of modern scientific equipment and techniques in agriculture, Water Resource Management, Soil Science, Animal and Poultry Management, and basics of Biotechnology and others. B. Sc in Agriculture trains a student to improve agriculture productivity, manage products and pave way for future developments through research activities.

EligibilityCriteria for B. Sc in Agriculture:

  • Science stream in Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as subjects
  • Passed out of Class 12 from a recognized board
  • Minimum score varies from college to college

Career Prospects after B. Sc in Agriculture:

  • Government jobs, State Agriculture Departments (Officer level posts)
  • Government Banks also recruit B. Sc in Agriculture graduates for Officer level posts (generally dealing with Loans)
  • Private Sector jobs include Managers at Plantations, Agriculture Machinery Industries, Fertilizer manufacturing firms, Food processing units, Agricultural Products Marketing firms etc.
- Jayita EkkaAnswered on August 29, 2016 01:13 PM
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Thank you sir Sir I m getting a free seat in agriculture in ap where as my mom is opting for Bba so that we had a great chance in many streams

- AdminAnswered on August 29, 2016 04:15 PM
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govt job opportunities are more in agriculture as compared to bba

- AdminAnswered on November 23, 2016 11:57 AM
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