Programme overview

The Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics programme at Rabindranath Tagore University is a minimum 3-year doctorate programme that gives students advanced subject knowledge of Agricultural Economics. A Ph.D. in agricultural economics is also an excellent option for those who want to break out of academia. Even those who want to work for themselves may find it difficult to find a job. However, a PhD will give them the skills and expertise to enter a non-academic field. A Ph.D. will help you stand out from the crowd. Your skills will make you more employable, which means your salary will increase and your status will increase. In addition, you will have more opportunities in the fields of research, teaching, and extension.

  • 3 Years

    Duration of Program

  • Doctoral

    Level of Study

Key Highlights

Agricultural Research Farm
Placement and Advisory Services
Industrial Tour and On-the-Job Training
Department lab
Well-established library

How will you benefit

There are many benefits to studying this course in terms of knowledge, and it benefits students to know about the various branches of agricultural economics.
It makes students talented to provide innovations for various issues that are coming up in agricultural price policy.
Learn agricultural economics: cultivation, production, marketing, and financing.
The advent of contemporary agricultural techniques has opened doors for the appointment of recent scholars, giving the course a broad scope in terms of employment and career options. Another choice is to take research-level courses.

What will you study

Teach students current concepts in advanced agricultural economics.

Excel and impact with top-quality scholars.

Foster a country's development through relevant research.

Address agriculture's cost and insurance concerns.

  • PO1 Farmers: Farmers will benefit from the techniques of good farm management practises, which will help reduce the cost of cultivation.
  • PO2 Teachers: Agricultural economics is used in the classroom to teach the fundamental concepts and principles of Agricultural Economics.
  • PO3 Scientists and Agriculture economists have contributed much to our current understanding of the cost of cultivation and M.S.P.
  • PO4 Extension officers have the capabilities to become leaders in teaching, research, publications, extension, and consultancy jobs and improve the decision-making process in the government and corporate sectors.
  • PO5 The programme prepares the students for managerial and entrepreneurial careers in enterprises serving or dependent on agriculture and allied sectors. These enterprises may be engaged in activities such as production and marketing of inputs, production, procurement, processing, and marketing of output, and providing services to the agriculture sector.
  • PO6 Apart from teaching, research, extension, and consultancy jobs, students have better job prospects in Agriculture Insurance, Agri-food Industries, agro-industries, agricultural input industries, and service-providing industries, including financial and insurance sector units.

  • PSO1: Specific knowledge of various branches of advanced agricultural economics and farm management
  • PSO2: Detailed knowledge on the subject will improve the farmer’s condition through their contributions.
  • PSO3: Professors and researchers in universities and research institutions
  • PSO4: Policy analysts and consultants in government, NGOs, and international organisations
  • PSO5: Researchers in private companies, think tanks, and NGOs
  • PSO6: Agricultural economists in banks and financial institutions
  • PSO7: Sustainability and resource management positions in companies
  • PSO8: Find out the new technique for farmer welfare.
  • PSO9: Use appropriate scientific and statistical methods and evaluations for decision-making in various sectors of agriculture.

  • PEO1: The students will receive modern ideas and practical skills in the field of Agricultural Economics.
  • PEO2: Students learn Agriculture Economics, and this produces qualified and effective human resources for conducting relevant research on Agricultural and natural resource management.


  • Advance Micro-Economic Analysis
  • Advance Macro –Economic Analysis
  • Advance Econometrics
  • Advances in Agriculture Extension
  • Advance Design and Techniques in Social Science Research
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Library and Information Services
  • Technical Writing and Communications Skills
  • Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture


Assistant Professor
Senior Research Fellow
Soil Survey Officer
Research Associate


MSc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Economics

With Aggregate 50% Mark

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