Ques. How can I get admission into ABM program?
Ans. For Post Graduate Program in Agri-Business Management (PGPABM), candidates must have graduation in agricultural science, agricultural engineering, or other agri-based subjects, with a minimum score of 50% at graduation level.
Ques. What is agricultural extension management?
Ans. Agricultural extension management is the application of scientific research and knowledge to agricultural practices educating the farmers. Generally, agricultural extension can be defined as the “delivery of information inputs to farmers.
Ques. What is the scope of an agriculture management degree?
Ans. This field of study includes policy analysis, risk management for insurance companies that work with farms or accounting. It also opens channels for work in food science or technology as a salesperson, an inspector or a researcher.
Ques. Is agribusiness a good career?
Ans. A career in agribusiness got itself in more profound and extensive acceptance in comparison to other fields or branches of business. It helps to have a good understanding of the agricultural business and an in-depth knowledge in it. It's never too early to start thinking about a career.
Ques. Is work experience necessary for management programs in MANAGE ?
Ans. As per the Eligibility rules, for each courses, relevant work experience in agricultural sciences and allied sciences is a must to fulfil the eligibility criteria, in order to get admissions into MANAGE, Hyderabad.
Ques. What is the recent placement scenario of MANAGE Hyderabad?
Ans. Almost 100 percent placement has been witnessed last year in MANAGE Hyderabad. The average package offered was 8.75 Lakhs. Top companies like Cadbury, Magma, Sahaj, Triton Group, Afri Venture, Dow Agrosciences, E.I. DuPont India Pvt.Ltd., JK Agri Genetics Ltd, Monsanto India Ltd.
Ques. What are the various programs offered at the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) Hyderabad?
National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE) Hyderabad offers the following courses:
- Full-time Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-Business Management (PGDM ABM) for the duration of 2 years
- Full-time Diploma in Agricultural Extension Services for Input Dealers (DAESI) for the duration of 1 year.
- Part-time Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management (PGDM AEM for the duration of 1 year.
- An online-mode Post Graduate Diploma in Agri-Warehousing Management (PGDM AWM) for the duration of 1 year.
Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for admission to PGDM ABM/AEM programs offered at MANAGE?
Ans. Candidates shall have passed their Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in Agriculture Sciences or in Agriculture-related disciplines for admission to the MANAGE PGDM ABM program. For admission to the PGDM AEM program, candidates shall have a minimum of 5 years of work experience in the field of agricultural extension along with their bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
Ques. Do I need to appear for any entrance examination to take admission to the PGDM ABM program offered at MANAGE?
Ans. Yes. Candidates must have a valid score in CAT which is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management. MANAGE uses CAT score for short-listing the candidates for admission in PGDM (ABM).
Ques. What is the admission procedure of the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)?
Ans. MANAGE first releases the merit list through CAT scores. On the basis of the merit list, candidates will be invited for Writing Ability Test (WAT), Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI).
Ques. What are the various selection parameters and their weightage for admission to the MANAGE PGDM ABM program?
MANAGE will create a final selection list based on the following parameters and their weightage percentage:
- CAT Score: 55%
- Diversity Factor: 6%
- Essay Writing or WAT: 5%
- Group Discussion: 10%
- Personal Interview: 14%
- Work Experience: 5%
- Previous Academic Record: 5%
Ques. How can I apply to various programs offered at MANAGE?
Ans. Candidates can apply to the various courses of MANAGE through both online and offline mode. Candidates can either fill the application form online or the application form can be downloaded and filled manually. However, it should be posted to the MANAGE Hyderabad campus along with the required documents.
Ques. What is the diversity factor in the admission selection parameters of MANAGE?
Ans. MANAGE has diversified the eligibility qualification of candidates to provide admission to its PGDM ABM program. In which 6% weightage will be given to candidates having their bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and allied sectors. However, 2% weightage will be given to candidates having their graduation degree in various fields including Humanities, Economics, Commerce, Management, Medicine, Accountancy, etc.
Ques. What is the syllabus or subject for Personal interview, GD, or Essay Writing?
Ans. MANAGE conducts Personal Interview, GD, or Essay Writing to test candidates’ aptitude for Agriculture and Management. Hence, the subjects are related to Agriculture and allied disciplines.