The aim of the government’s programme to modernize and expand agriculture depends on the availability of highly trained and skilled personnel in the field of mechanisation. The M.Phil programme in Mechanisation provides the opportunity for graduates of agriculture, agricultural engineering and other related disciplines to be equipped with the requisite training and skills to help in the modernization of agriculture through mechanisation development and management
Candidates seeking admission into M.Phil. in Mechanisation must have obtained a good bachelor degree at least Second Class Lower Division or better from a recognised institution or Cumulative Grade Point (CGPA) of 2.5 on a 1 - 4 scale or its equivalence in agriculture or related field. Considerable working experience preferably in Agriculture is desirable but not required. A considerable working experience will be an advantage but not a prerequisite. Candidates for M.Phil Mechanisation must possess a good first degree in agriculture with a significant amount of engineering to be admitted into the programme.