Short term courses such as Diploma, PG Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses help you in grabbing a job related to your basic education and training. These help sharpen and update your knowledge and skills in the subject. Agriculture universities and colleges also offering diploma courses of various types with varying time duration for different professionals and students. Candidates from other disciplines such as Engineering and Management also can join these courses based on their interest and aptitude. For instance, a Mechanical engineering candidate interested in agriculture machinery and technology can take up short term courses such as Agricultural Technology.
Working professionals in the fields of agriculture and allied sectors also can join diploma courses to update their knowledge in the field. There are some universities and colleges which offer tailor made courses for these categories of candidates. Following are some institutes offering diploma courses related to Agricultural Sciences and Technology:
1. Rajasthan Agricultural University, Udaipur.
2. National Dairy Research Institute, Southern Region, Bangalore (Offering Dairy Diploma)
3. University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.
4. National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.
5. Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad.
6. Dairy Science Institute, Mumbai.
7. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur.
8. College of Veterinary Science (Dairy Technology Programme), Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh.
9. Kerala Agricultural University. Trissur.
10. Sanjay Gandhi Institute of Dairy Technology, Patna.
11. Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Allahabad.
12. West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, P.O. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya.