Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology

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Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
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Type Public
Established 1975
Chancellor Ram Naik
Vice-Chancellor Sushil Solomon
Location VIP Road, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
26°29′28″N 80°18′25″E / 26.49122°N 80.307012°E / 26.49122; 80.307012Coordinates: 26°29′28″N 80°18′25″E / 26.49122°N 80.307012°E / 26.49122; 80.307012
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.csauk.ac.in

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology (CSAUA&T) is an agricultural university at Kanpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is named after the Indian revolutionary Chandrashekhar Azad. The university caters to the needs of the farming community of 29 districts of Uttar Pradesh.[citation needed]

History[edit]

A small school was started in 1893 at Kanpur to provide training to revenue officers. It gradually grew to the status of a Government Agricultural College (1906), the U.P. Institute of Agricultural Sciences (1969) and a full-fledged university in 1975. U.P. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura was merged with the university at that time.

Colleges[edit]

The university comprises seven colleges, namely the colleges of Agriculture, Home Science, Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Forestry, Horticulture, Dairy Technology and Fisheries.[1]

Admission policy[edit]

Students are admitted to the under graduate programme through SEE-UPTECH (State Entrance Examination) conducted by UPTECH, Lucknow, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. Seats are allotted according to the merit of the students in SEE-UPTECH and their choice at the time of counselling 2008-09 onward students are taken through UPCATET

Research[edit]

The extensive research effort in the university takes place under Director - Agricultural Research Station. It is divided into the following research sections:

The university has developed and released more than 150 early maturing, high yielding and disease/insect resistant crop varieties/hybrids of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, cotton, 29 of these in the last three years. It has also contributed to the evolution of agro-techniques suited to various situations.

Extension[edit]

The university provides training to farmers and officials in agricultural technologies. An Agricultural Technology Information Centre at the main gate of the university provides information to the farmers in the region.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home page". Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology.  Under "Academics".

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