Junagadh Agricultural University

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Junagadh Agricultural University
Junagadh Agricultural University Logo.png
Motto कृषिमूलम जगत सर्वम्
Type Public
Established 2004
Chancellor Shree Om Prakash Kohli
Vice-Chancellor Dr.A.R.Pathak
Location Junagadh, Gujarat, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Website www.jau.in

Junagadh Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Junagadh in the Indian state of Gujarat. Junagadh Agricultural University offers education in agriculture and allied sciences, i.e., agriculture, agricultural engineering and fisheries. It is among top 10 universities in India for biological research. The teaching in the university consists of four faculties: agriculture, agricultural engineering, fisheries and postgraduate studies. The graduate programmes have an intake capacity of 75 in agriculture, 70 in agricultural engineering and 30 in fisheries faculty. The postgraduate level studies are offered in agriculture and agricultural engineering according to the intake capacity of the various faculties.

There are seven multidisciplinary Main Research Stations; five Main Research Stations for various crops; and eleven sub-Research Stations/Testing Centres for the development of new varieties/hybrids of crops, vegetables and fruits. These centres also work for the development of economical and sustainable production technology packages for newly developed varieties/hybrids with modification every year. The first hybrid bajra and hybrid castor were developed by scientists of this university.


The College of Agriculture, Junagadh started in June 1960. The college was affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad until 1967. Affiliation was transferred to Saurashtra University in 1968.

The Gujarat Agricultural University was established in February 1972 but split into four Universities in 2004 (Gujarat Agricultural University Act - 2004). Junagadh Agricultural University is one of them; it started on 1 May 2004.


  • College of Agriculture, Junagadh
  • College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Junagadh
  • College of Fisheries, Veraval
  • College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Junagadh
  • College of Agriculture, Amreli
  • Post Graduate Institute of Agri. Business Management, Junagadh
  • Polytechnic in Horticulture, Junagadh
  • Polytechnic in Agro-processing, Junagadh
  • Polytechnic in Agriculture, Dhari
  • Polytechnic in Agricultural Engineering, Targhadia(Rajkot)
  • Polytechnic in Animal Husbandry, Junagadh

Research centres[edit]

North West Agro-climatic Zone No. V[edit]

North Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone No. VI[edit]

South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone No. VII[edit]

Bhal & Coastal Agro-climatic Zone No. VIII[edit]

Extension Education Centres[edit]

 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Jamnagar
 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Targhadia (Rajkot)
 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nana Kandhasar
 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Khapat (Porbandar)
 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Amreli
 Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pipaliya
  • Sardar Smruti Kendra (SSK), Junagadh
  • Agriculture Technology Information Center (ATIC), Junagadh
  • Centre of Communication Net work (COC), Junagadh
  • School of Baking, Junagadh
  • Mali Training Centre, Junagadh

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