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Vol. 12, Special Issue 8 (2023)

Profile characteristics of agriculture graduates from south Indian universities

Author(s):
P Vaishnavi, DA Nithya Shree, Sunil V Halakatti, Vilas S Kulkarni and Ashalatha KV
Abstract:
The present investigation was to examine the profile characteristics of agriculture graduates from seven agricultural universities in South India. One agriculture college was selected from each university, and 50 students were randomly chosen from each college, resulting in a total sample size of 350 agriculture graduates. The data were collected through an online survey using Google Forms with multiple-choice questions. Analysis of the data involved the use of frequency, percentage, mean score, and indices. The findings revealed that more than half of the agriculture graduates (55.71%) were female and greater percentage of graduates (58.29%) was found to be in the semi urban. Majority of the agriculture graduate’s fathers (64.00%) were farmers and majority of the agriculture graduate’s mothers (64.86%) were home makers. Further, majority of the agriculture graduates (60.86%) belonged to other backward classes and more than four-fifths of the agriculture graduates (82.58%) had low level of entrepreneurship Background. Additionally, more than two-fourths (51.00%) of the agriculture graduates had low level of participation in co-curricular activities and majority of the agriculture graduates (67.72%) had low level of awards and recognition. Regarding ICT utilization, a little less than half of the agriculture graduates (48.00%) belonged to high level of ICT utilization and the overall index for ICT utilization was 74.40.
Pages: 1470-1475  |  89 Views  45 Downloads
How to cite this article:
P Vaishnavi, DA Nithya Shree, Sunil V Halakatti, Vilas S Kulkarni and Ashalatha KV. Profile characteristics of agriculture graduates from south Indian universities. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(8S): 1470-1475.
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