Birsa Agricultural University

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Birsa Agricultural University
Birsa Agricultural University logo.png
Type Public
Established 1981
Chancellor Droupadi Murmu
Vice-Chancellor George John
Location Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC

Birsa Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Kanke, Ranchi in the Indian state of Jharkhand. Established on 26 June 1981, after its formal inauguration by the then Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.


Its primary objective is to develop area specific technologies and manpower in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry and forestry for the agricultural development of the plateau region of Bihar & Jharkhand. In addition to this, economic upliftment of tribal and other backward class population of the region is also a priority. The programmes and activities of education, research and extension are carried out through various faculties.


  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • College of Bio-Technology

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Coordinates: 23°26′44″N 85°19′03″E / 23.4456°N 85.3175°E / 23.4456; 85.3175