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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(10): 1938-1943
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.237


Factors Affecting the Choice of Career amongst the Postgraduate Scholars of Agricultural Extension
Naveen Kumar1* and N. B. Chauhan2
Department of Agricultural Extension and Communication, B. A. College of Agriculture, Anand Agricultural University, Anand, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Job preference is the interest of the respondents about their linking and desire to do job permanently with full confidence and satisfactorily after completing their education. This variable was measured in term of type of job preferred by the respondents. The present study was carried out in Anand Agricultural University in the year 2019-20. For this study, the list of postgraduate scholars those who are pursuing postgraduation in agricultural extension from all the four SAUs of Gujarat were taken and from that a total of 120 postgraduate scholars were selected randomly for the present study. The result indicates that the most preferred job of the postgraduate scholars studying in extension education was working with state department of agriculture, followed by academic or teaching, agricultural research, agricultural entrepreneurship, banking sector, agri-input dealership, agricultural marketing, agricultural consultancy, administrative or managerial job, agricultural journalism, cooperative society, working with NGOs and establishment of own NGO. It was also seen that little less preferred job was to join forest department. Correlation analysis revealed that mothers’ education, achievement motivation, innovativeness and willingness to work in rural areas had positive association with job preference of postgraduate scholars of agricultural extension. Job preference of postgraduate scholars was found to be predicted by two variables willingness to work in rural area and achievement motivation which have together contributed 65.90 variations on their job preference.


Keywords: Job preference, Postgraduate, Agricultural Extension, Occupation, Career choice, SDA
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Naveen Kumar, G. and Chauhan, N. B. 2020. Factors Affecting the Choice of Career amongst the Postgraduate Scholars of Agricultural Extension.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(10): 1938-1943. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.910.237