Agricultural Engineering is a branch which is offered in only a few of the top IITs and NITs, the premier among them being IIT Kharagpur. Jobs are available fertilizer firms, agriculture and food processing firms, etc.
Students pursuing B.Tech or B. E. in Agriculture Engineering can answer the GATE Agricultural Engineering paper. The test covers 6-7 major subjects: Farm Machinery, Farm Power, Soil and Water Conservation, Irrigation, Food Engineering and Food Processing. It also tests students on Engineering Mathematics and General Aptitude.
Students who qualify in the GATE exam can apply to these colleges.