As a Soil and water scientist/ conservationist you will be able to plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, sound land use, pollution control, excessive use of water and implement soil and water management techniques.
A soil and water scientists perform land surveys, design soil or water conservation plans, creates guidelines to prevent erosion, develops practices for sustainable land use, and monitors water and soil conditions.work to discover, develop, implement, and improve ways to use land that sustains its productive capacity and enhances the environment and other services that improve people's quality of life.
Studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the +2 level and securing a minimum score in these subjects would be a prerequisite for admission into soil and water management courses.
Bsc Agriculture is a 3 year undergraduate program.Admissions to these programs are based on the entrance exam scores and academic performance in plus two.
Minimum requirement for a masters in soil and water management is B.Sc soil and water management or equivalent degree. The selection shall be based on the previous academic record at Under Graduate level and performance in entrance test. The program shall be of 2 years of duration.
Master of Science or an equivalent examination in soil and water management is usually the basic requirement for PhD.
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Soil and water management professionals required to possess good team skills as their work is often conducted in coordination with colleagues as well as non-soil science professionals.
They use their interpersonal and communication skills to interact with and establish a professional relationship with clients and colleagues.
Soil and water management professionals must have good writing skills as they have to prepare formal documents, publish their research findings and papers in leading journals.
A soil and water management professional will have to come up with multiple practical solutions to a wide range of problems in their typical working day.
Soil and water management professionals might have to take to critical decisions as a part of their job role.
A soil and water management professional will invest their scientific knowledge and analysing ability in the research part as well as in problem solving.