Sindh Agriculture University

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Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
(Sindhi: سنڌ زرعي يونيورسٽي ٽنڊوڄام‎)
Seal of SAU
Motto Sustainable Agriculture For Food Security
Established March 1, 1977
Type Public
Chancellor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Memon Mujeeb-u-ddin Sahrai
Academic staff
Location Tandojam, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan Pakistan
25°25′35.68″N 68°32′22.31″E / 25.4265778°N 68.5395306°E / 25.4265778; 68.5395306
Campus Rural
Colours Green and White         
Affiliations Higher Education Commission
Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam

Sindh Agriculture University, (Sindhi: سنڌ زرعي يونيورسٽي ٽنڊو ڄام ) is situated in Tando Jam town at 18 km from Hyderabad, on Hyderabad-Mirpurkhas highway and is about 200 km from Karachi airport linked with super highway to Hyderabad. Sindh Agriculture University is ranked 4th best university in Agriculture by the Higher Education Commission.[1]

The university is an academic complex of five faculties, two centres, two constituent college and Directorate of Advanced Studies and Research. The five faculties are Faculty of Crop Production, Faculty of Crop Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural Engineering and Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences. Three graduate degree programmes are offered in the five faculties majoring in almost 36 departments. These include the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M), Bachelor of Engineering in Agriculture (B.E.Agriculture) and Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) Honors. The university offers postgraduate programmes leading to the award of M.Sc, degree in Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Agricultural Engineering and in all the above mentioned disciplines of Agriculture. M.Phil and Ph.D degree programmes are also offered in selected subject areas where trained staff and other facilities are available.

A modest number of short courses and training programmes are regularly offered to meet the continuing and in service education needs of Agriculture Officers, Field Assistants, Bank Officials, Agricultural Technicians, Progressive Farmers, Small Farmers, Tenants, Gardeners, Housewives and other clientele groups.

The total area covered by the university is 416.66 acres (1.6862 km2) including an area of more than 80 acres occupied by residential and non-residential buildings of the University, Agricultural Research Institute, Nuclear Institute of Agriculture, Rural Academy, Agricultural Engineering Workshop, Drainage Research Centre, and Central Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory.

Coordinates: 25°25′35.68″N 68°32′22.31″E / 25.4265778°N 68.5395306°E / 25.4265778; 68.5395306


The faculty’s regular academic and professional education is offered by its six integral departments namely:

  • Department of Farm Power and Machinery
  • Department of Irrigation and Drainage

Department of Irrigation and Drainage was established in 1977 under the umbrella of Faculty of Agricultural Engineering to produce young engineers and scientists in this field

  • Department of Farm Structure
  • Department of Basic Engineering
  • Department of Environment and Energy
  • Department of Land and Water Management

Keeping in view the importance of technical education in Land and Water Resources Management, Department of Land and Water Management was established in December 1985 in the Faculty of Agricultural Engineering in order to produce graduates with technical expertise in the field of Land and Water Management.

Faculty of Crop Production[edit]

  • Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Department of Soil Science
  • Department of Agronomy
  • Department of Plant Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Department of Biotechnology
  • Department of Horticulture
  • Department of Food technology

Faculty of Crop Protection[edit]

  • Department of Entomology
  • Department of Plant Pathology
  • Department of Plant Protection

Faculty of Agricultural Social Sciences[edit]

  • Department of Agriculture Economics
  • Department of Agriculture Education Extension and Short Courses
  • Department of Rural Sociology
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Islamic & Pakistan Studies

Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences[edit]

Information Technology Centre[edit]

Information Technology Center
(Sindhi: انفارميشن ٽيڪنالجي سينٽر‎)
Established March, 2002
Type Public
Director Dr. Gordhan Das
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students >600
Undergraduates 600
Postgraduates N/A
Location Tandojam, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan Pakistan
Affiliations Higher Education Commission
Website ITC
Information Technology Center

Information Technology Centre (ITC) was established in March 2002 at Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam under a development project approved by the Government of Pakistan. The ITC offers 4-year (8 terms) degree program to award Bachelor of Science Honors in Information Technology (BSIT Hons.).

Affiliated College[edit]

ZA Bhutto Agricultural College Dokri


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