Why PGDM Agri - Business Management @ ASM's IIBR

  • Industry visits, certification, training programs and opportunity to learn from the best in academia and industry.
  • Live projects from Agro Business Sector.
  • 360º grooming throughout the year for the students to make them the most sought after candidates.
  • Special lectures from experts from Agri Business.
  • Online courses and case studies from Harvard Business Publishing.
  • Career Opportunities in Govt. Agencies & Non-govt. Institutions, Agri Business Entrepreneurs, Food Ecommerce players, Digital, Bio-technology players that shape Food, Agriculture & Energy sector.

Programme Objectives

The PGDM curriculum of the university caters to the growing demand of skilled employees in the global business houses. The curriculum has been effectively supplemented by additional program from the best in the world to create leaders in all sectors of Agri – Business World. Agriculture plays a key role in the economic development of the country. Financing and investment in modern technologies in farms and agro-processing businesses, will make these businesses more competitive in the future.

Eligibility & Admission Procedure

Eligibility :

Admission to PGDM Institutions shall be made only from the candidates qualified from any one of the six All India tests i.e.; CAT, XAT, CMAT, ATMA, MAT, GMAT or the common entrance examinations (if any) conducted by the respective State Governments.

Admission Procedure:

Admission to the course is centralized conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), however students may also apply for the institute level seats. Candidates applying to the institute directly will have to send their 10th, 12th, Graduation marksheet, entrance exam score card, & photo ID proof either by email, by post or in person. Once the documents are verified the students will have to appear for the personal interview. On being selected, the candidate may take admission within the stipulated date by paying the tuition fees and submitting the relevant documents in original.


Delivery Partners

Program Director

Dr. Prakash Bakshi
Ex. Chairman, NABARD

National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development financial institute in India

India is the largest producer of milk and the second largest producer of foodgrains, fruits and vegetables. From being a net importer of many agricultural products, we are now emerging as exporters of many agricultural products. Certain significant and almost irreversible developments in the economy, agricultural scenario, our population structure, and its consumption pattern are now creating production, logistics, business, processing, and marketing opportunities which will require a new set of informed, trained and skilled manpower to handle the emerging challenges.

Our agribusiness course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and capabilities to meet these challenges. We will also ensure that apart from our own expert faculty, industry stalwarts interact with you regularly and impart you with those practical aspects of agribusiness which will make you a complete agribusiness professional with sound theoretical and practical knowledge and the confidence to apply it in real world situations. We welcome you to join this course and be part of the emerging India growth story.

  • First Year
  • Second Year
  • Major Specialization
  • Advisory Board
  • Faculty

This Term will start with TWO weeks program to develop in the students essential skills required for effectively understanding and utilizing the Teaching – Learning process and successful completion of PGDM course at ASM IIBR.

First Year

101 Essential of Business Management
102 Analysis for Business Decisions
103 Fundamentals of Accounting
104 Basics of Marketing Management
105 HRM and People and Systems in Organization
106 Business Communications
201 Geo Political Economy
202 Entrepreneurship Development
203 Basics of Financial Management
204 Basics of Operations Management
205 Research Methodology
206 Management Information System
301 Corporate Governance
302 Overview of Digital Marketing
303 Student can opt for any one subject from AICTE-Swayam Mode- I
304 Business Strategies in Organization Elective Courses- Major Specialization
305 Major Specialization Subject-1
306 Major Specialization Subject-2

Second Year

401 Corporate Laws
402 Student can opt for any one subject fom AICTE-Swayam Mode- II
403 Student can opt for any one subject from AICTE-Swayam Mode- III
404 Materials and Supply Chain Management
Elective Courses – Major Specialization
405 Major Specialization Subject-3
406 Major Specialization Subject-4
501 Student can opt for any one subject from AICTE-Swayam Mode
Elective Courses-Major Specialization
502 Major Specialization Subject-5
503 Major Specialization Subject-6
Elective Courses-Minor Specialization
504 Minor Specialization Subject-1
505 Minor Specialization Subject-2
506 Minor Specialization Subject-3
Elective Courses-Major Specialization
601 Major Specialization Subject-7
602 Major Specialization Subject-8
603 Major Specialization Field Work
Elective Courses- Minor Specialization
604 Minor Specialization Subject-4
605 Minor Specialization Subject-5
606 Minor Specialization Subject-6

Agribusiness Specialization (Major)

Subject Code Major Specialization Subject No. Name of the Subject
305 Major Specialization Subject- 1 Agriculture Extension Management
306 Major Specialization Subject- 2 Agri Input Marketing
405 Major Specialization Subject- 3 Post Harvest Management
406 Major Specialization Subject- 4 Agricultural Business Environment & Cooperative Society
502 Major Specialization Subject- 5 Risk Management in Agri Business
503 Major Specialization Subject- 6 Rural Marketing & Total Quality Management
601 Major Specialization Subject- 7 Agricultural Export Management & International Trade
602 Major Specialization Subject- 8 Infrastructure & Agri Warehousing Management
603 Major Specialization Subject- Field Work



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Career Opportunities

student completing PGDM in Agri – Business Management can look at niche opportunities like:-

  • Career opportunity as senior executive in large multiple companies
  • Head of family businesses and Agri – Business Entrepreneurs, in all sectors of the industry
  • Producers, Processors, and Distributors of Agricultural and food products
  • Marketers of fresh and package foods, convenience meals, and snacks
  • General and specialised grocery retailers, food ecommerce players, and food service providers
  • Manufacturers and Distributors of Agriculture inputs, supplies, and farm equipments
  • Financial services firms that directly serve te Agri – Business industry
  • Government agencies and non-government institutions that further agribusiness for the public good
  • Digital, Bio-technology, and other technology players that shape the food, Agriculture, and energy sectors