List of agricultural universities in India

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This article lists agricultural universities (AUs) in India, by state or territory. Although a number of Indian universities offer agricultural education, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), the main regulator of agricultural education, recognizes three "Central Agricultural Universities",[1] four Deemed Universities[2] and 60 "State Agricultural Universities",[3][note 1] as of October 2017.[note 2]

Universities by state[edit]

The state with the most agricultural universities in India is Uttar Pradesh with eight universities. There are no agricultural universities in Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim or Tripura, nor on any of the union territories, except Delhi.

Agricultural universities by state
State Agricultural
universities
Andhra Pradesh 3
Arunachal Pradesh 0
Assam 1
Bihar 2
Chhattisgarh 2
Delhi 1
Goa 0
Gujarat 5
Haryana 3
Himachal Pradesh 2
Jammu and Kashmir 2
Jharkhand 1
Karnataka 5
Kerala 3
Madhya Pradesh 3
Maharashtra 6
Manipur 1
Meghalaya 0
Mizoram 0
Nagaland 0
Odisha 1
Punjab 2
Rajasthan 6
Sikkim 0
Tamil Nadu 3
Telangana 2
Tripura 0
Uttar Pradesh 8
Uttarakhand 2
West Bengal 3
Total 67

Andhra Pradesh[edit]

Assam[edit]

Bihar[edit]

Chhattisgarh[edit]

Delhi[edit]

Gujarat[edit]

Haryana[edit]

Himachal Pradesh[edit]

Jammu and Kashmir[edit]

Jharkhand[edit]

Karnataka[edit]

Kerala Agricultural University library

Kerala[edit]

Madhya Pradesh[edit]

Maharashtra[edit]

Manipur[edit]

Odisha[edit]

Punjab[edit]

Rajasthan[edit]

Tamil Nadu[edit]

Telangana[edit]

Uttar Pradesh[edit]

Uttarakhand[edit]

West Bengal[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The list published by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)[3] include 59 universities. However, it includes "University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore,Shimoga Karnataka" which mixes the name of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore with the location of University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shimoga. The ICAR published a ranking on May 2017 which listed them as two institutes.[4] The ICAR list also doesn't list Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, which the ranking does list. It does however list a "Rajendra Agricultural University", the former name of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agriculture University, which is already listed as Central Agricultural University.
  2. ^ The Indian Agricultural Universities Association (IAUA) also provides a list of member universities.[5] However, this list includes institutes which offer agricultural education which are not agricultural universities per se such as Banaras Hindu University.
  3. ^ a b c Central agricultural university[1]
  4. ^ Listed twice, once as a Central Agricultural University and once by its former name "Rajendra Agricultural University", as a State Agricultural University.
  5. ^ a b c d Deemed university[2]
  6. ^ Listed as "CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya".
  7. ^ Listed as "Dr YSP Horticultural University".
  8. ^ a b The ICAR listing[3] includes "University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore,Shimoga Karnataka" which mixes the name of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore with the location of University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, Shimoga. The ranking lists them correctly.[4]
  9. ^ Listed by its former name "Manyawar Shri Kanshiram Ji University of Agriculture and Technology".
  10. ^ Not listed by the ICAR listing,[3] only by the ICAR ranking.[4]
  11. ^ Listed by its former name "Uttarakhand University of Horticulture and Forestry".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Central Agricultural Universities | भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद". www.icar.org.in. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Deemed Universities | भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद". www.icar.org.in. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "State Agricultural Universities | भारतीय कृषि अनुसंधान परिषद". www.icar.org.in. Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  4. ^ a b c Venkateshwarlu, G. (16 May 2017). "Ranking status of Agricultural universities for the year 2016-2017" (PDF). Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Retrieved 20 July 2017.
  5. ^ "List of Member Universities of IAUA". Indian Agricultural Universities Association. Retrieved 19 July 2017.