Irrigation Engineering Certification

In this article, we will explore what an Irrigation Engineering certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Irrigation Engineering by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Irrigation Engineering certification?
An Irrigation Engineering certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Irrigation Engineering. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • crop water irrigation requirements.
  • methods and management of irrigation system.
  • types of Impounding structures.
  • methods of irrigation including canal irrigation.
  • water management on optimization of water use.
  • the different phases in irrigation practices and planning and management of irrigation.
  • irrigation storage and distribution canal system and irrigation management.
  • irrigation schemes and present status of water resources in India.
  • various methods for the measurement of irrigation water.
  • analysis of the design of open channel water conveyance system, underground pipe conveyance system & control and distribution of on-farm structures for water conveyance.
  • solution to the real world problem grading of land and understanding of the soil-water-plant relationship.
  • determination of the water requirement of crops and awareness of adaptability, merits, and demerits.
  • analysis of the design considerations of the border, check basin, furrow irrigation, drip, and sprinkler irrigation methods.
  • analysis of agricultural land drainage problems and provide scientific remedial measures for them.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Irrigation Engineering?
The best certification to work in the field of Irrigation Engineering is the free Irrigation Engineer Certification offered by Sanfoundry. Other certifications include the certification offered by Department of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Certified Irrigation Designer.

What type of job can I get with an Irrigation Engineering certification?
With an Irrigation Engineering certification, you can get into a variety of jobs. You can work as an Irrigation Engineer or Irrigation Consultant. Irrigation engineers work in a wide variety of industries including agriculture, water management, and manufacturing, designing and maintaining the flow of water through a system of pipes, ditches, or canals to irrigate crops.

What topics are covered in the Irrigation Engineering certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Irrigation Engineering Certification Syllabus
Techniques & Quality Water Requirements of Crops Canal Irrigation System
Sediment Transport Irrigation Channels Design Lining of Irrigation Canals & its Economics
Water Logged Reclamation Saline Soils for Agricultural Purposes Irrigation Revenue Rates
Rivers Behaviour, Control and Training Diversion Head Works Hydraulic Jump Usefulness in Irrigation Structure
Seepage Theories & Weirs & Barrages Design Canal Falls Regulation Modules
Canal Structure Cross Drainage Work Culverts Small Road Bridges Construction
Ground Water for Irrigation through Wells Tubewells General and Particular Dams
Reservoirs and Dam Reservoirs Planning Gravity and Dam Design Construction Earthen and Rock Fill Dams
Spillways, Energy Dissipators & Spillway Gates Pressure Conduits Outlet Works through Dams and Rivers
Hydro Electric Power River Navigation and Tank Irrigation Arch and Buttress Dams

Sanfoundry Irrigation Engineering Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Irrigation Engineering for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Irrigation Engineering from Sanfoundry.

Irrigation Engineering Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Irrigation Engineering Certificate

How to prepare for Irrigation Engineering Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Irrigation Engineering MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Irrigation Engineering Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Irrigation Engineering Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Irrigation Engineering Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Irrigation Engineering? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Irrigation Engineering certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Irrigation Engineering exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Irrigation Engineering in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Irrigation Engineering certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Irrigation Engineering course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Irrigation Engineering online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Irrigation Engineering.

7. Which online Irrigation Engineering Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Irrigation Engineering. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Irrigation Engineering Certification Course.

8. Can I get Irrigation Engineering certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Irrigation Engineering certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Irrigation Engineering certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Irrigation Engineering Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Irrigation Engineering MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Irrigation Engineering Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Irrigation Engineering certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Irrigation Engineering?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Irrigation Engineering certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

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