Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM)
Course Description

Indian Agriculture sector contributes around 23% in the GDP. It provides employment to more than 65% of the population. The sector is facing an increasing complex business environment due to integration of world market, technological advancement, development of the derivative market etc. To cater to this complexity skilled manpower is required to respond to the current situation and take quick and right decision.

The Post Graduate Program in Agribusiness Management (PGP-ABM) is a part-time 11 months program specially designed to prepare students for careers in management related to agriculture, food, agri-business, rural and allied sectors of the economy. The main objective of the program is to develop young men and women as competent professional managers for agriculture, food, rural, and allied sectors. The program caters to the needs of enterprises serving these sectors, both domestic and international. The program specifically attempts to: To equip students with requisite knowledge, skills, and attitudes for managerial decision making. To acquaint the participants on the latest developments in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. To enhance the techno-managerial competence of participants who wish to shape their career in agribusiness or related area. The program prepares students for managerial and entrepreneurial careers in enterprises serving or dependent on agriculture and allied sectors.

Fee Structure

The Program fees include cost of tuition fees, study material and examination fee. Study material is provided by the Institute.
Choose one of the following options:
Type I
Not available

Type II
Rs. 30,780/-

Type III
Rs. 17,100/-

*Applicable for foreign nationals
Rs. 34,500/-
(Course Fee Rs. 34,200/- & Application form fee (Rs.300/-)

Highlights of the Program

  • The program focuses on developing general management skills required in the industries.
  • The program has been designed taking into consideration the needs of both working professional as well as fresher.
  • Faculty members include experts from the industry and academic.
  • Contemporary Study Material.
Structure of the Program

Code Semester I
1 Principles of Management
2 Managerial Economics
3 Business Communication
4 Agribusiness & Rural Marketing
5 Supply Chain Management
6 Agri Price Risk Management
Code Semester II
1 Organizational Behaviour
2 Agri Finance Management
3 Agri Input Management :
(a) Seed Technology & Industrial Application
(b) Fertilizer Technology Management
(c) Pesticides & Pests Management
4 Import Procedure & Documents
5 Export Procedure & Documents


  • Graduate in any faculty (Arts, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Pharmacy, Medicine, Architecture, Computer Science and Business Administration). Students who have appeared for Final year exams can also apply. Admission will be granted only on submission of the attested Xerox copies of their degree certificates/final year mark sheets and subject to the student successfully completing the Degree prior to the commencement of the program.
  • Diploma holders in Engineering, Technology, Chemical, Pharmacy, Textile, Printing Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration and other Vocational Diploma programs.
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