TISS and SIILC sign agreement to start Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management (ABM)

TISS and SIILC sign agreement to start Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management (ABM)
  • Post graduate diploma in Agriculture Business Management will be a one-year course
  • TISS is Category 1 University as per UGC notification on Graded autonomy 
  • The students completing this course will be alumni of TISS and SIILC 
  • Structure of course provides excellent opportunities for employability to students in agriculture sector


 The prestigious educational institute, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and SIMACES International Interdisciplinary Learning Centre (SIILC) working in the field of skill development and entrepreneurship have come together to sign an agreement to kick-start ‘Post Graduate Diploma in Agri Business Management’.


This agreement between the two institutes will enable reduce the gap between industry and education. The students completing this course will be awarded certificated by TISS. 


Agriculture & allied sector like fertilizer, pesticides, irrigation, mechanization etc., is growing at a fast pace and hence need for trained and skilled manpower is increasing in these industries. The blend of theory and on-the -job training in this course would make students competent to take up suitable jobs in these industries. As part of the course, the students will get industrial training of 680 hours in agriculture or allied sectors. The course will adhere to international standards of education. The students completing this course will be first day first hour ready (FDFH) for industry 


Applications for admission to this program is open to all students possessing undergraduate degree in Agriculture or allied degrees or are in the final year of graduation with a keen interest to take up career in agriculture sector 


For the application form and other details of the program, students can visit the SIILC website for more details.  


About TISS

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956. 

Since its inception, the Vision of the TISS has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.



A part of the AP Globale Group, SIMACES International Interdisciplinary Centre of Learning offers several courses for skill development. Till date, more than 20,000 students have completed several courses run by SIILC.  The programmes at SIILC are designed to build entrepreneurs and leaders who will go on to have a strong social impact on the regional economic development. With a faculty drawn from industry as well as academia, learning at SIILC melds together real time experiences with academic knowledge bridging the gap between a conventional academic program and one that sets students up for success. Learning at SIILC emphasizes practical knowledge along with the academic, bringing together real life business ideas and activities with academic knowledge.