Central Agricultural University

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Central Agricultural University
Established 26 January 1993
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor S.N. Puri
Location Iroisemba, Manipur, India
Affiliations DARE and ICAR
Website dare.nic.in/cau.htm

Central Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Iroisemba near Imphal in the Indian state of Manipur.

The Central Agricultural University was established by an act of Parliament, the Central Agricultural University Act 1992 (No.40 of 1992). The Act came into effect on 26 January 1993 with the issue of necessary notification by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Government of India. The university became functional with the joining of the first vice-chancellor on 13 September 1993. Dr. S.N. Puri is the vice-chancellor of CAU.

The jurisdiction of the university extends to six North-Eastern Hill States: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura. It offers undergraduate teaching (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) and postgraduate teaching (M.V.Sc.), research and extension activities at College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram. It offers B.Sc. (Agril) every year and M.Sc. (Agril) in Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, and Entomology. It imparts teaching in the field of horticulture, fisheries, and agricultural engineering in colleges spanning north-eastern states.

Colleges[edit]

There are seven colleges under CAU:

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Coordinates: 24°48′47″N 93°53′24″E / 24.8130°N 93.8900°E / 24.8130; 93.8900