Students Perception on Enrolment Factors in Their Retention in Higher Agricultural Education

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Chandan Kumar Panda
Kevin Christopher
Anil Paswan
Deepak Patel
R. K. Sohane


India is the land of Agriculture. The role of the agricultural sector still important to Indian economy. However, despite the tremendous significance of agriculture in our country, there is disillusionment among students toward in higher agricultural education. Most of the school going students choose their career in medical and engineering and counts agriculture as boring and unattractive subject. Enhancing their perception and attitude toward agriculture as the fastest growing industry where they can start their own entrepreneurial and helping other to acquire knowledge and skill related to agriculture development will reduce dependence on government jobs and help youths to start their own agriculture start-up that will be beneficial to national economy. Thus the present study was carried out to assess students’ perception on enrolment factors in retention in higher agricultural education. A Study was conducted in six colleges of Bihar Agriculture University, Sabour, Bhagalpur. Eighty students from these six colleges were chosen through stratified random sampling. The collected data were classified, tabulated and analyzed. The findings inferred that there are major Enrolment Factors (out of twenty) contributes in students retention is agricultural education, promote agriculture within the country (Rank I). The finding of the study will help extension policy makers and Governments to frame suitable polices for educating students and youths and enhance their knowledge towards agriculture and retention in higher agricultural education.

Agriculture, perception, retention, students.

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Panda, C. K., Christopher, K., Paswan, A., Patel, D., & Sohane, R. K. (2020). Students Perception on Enrolment Factors in Their Retention in Higher Agricultural Education. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 39(6), 107-113.
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