केंद्रीय कृषि विश्वविद्यालय

A) University Background, constituent Colleges & KVKs

The Central Agricultural University has been established by an act of Parliament, the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992 (No.40 of 1992). The Act came into effect on 26th January, 1993 with the issue of


notification by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Govt. of India. The University became functional with the joining of first Vice-Chancellor on 13th September, 1993. The jurisdiction of the University extends to seven North-Eastern Hill States viz., Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Nagaland and Tripura, with headquarters at Imphal in Manipur.

Like other Agricultural Universities, Central Agricultural University, Imphal has integrated programmes of teaching, research and extension education.

Constituent Colleges under CAU, Imphal

1 College of Agriculture Imphal, Manipur 1993
2 College of Fisheries Agartala, Tripura 1998
3 College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry Aizawl, Mizoram 1998
4 College of Horticulture & Forestry Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2001
5 College of Community Science Tura, Meghalaya 2004
6 College of Agricultural Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology Gangtok, Sikkim 2006
7 College of Post-Graduate Studies in Agril Sciences Umiam, Meghalaya 2006
8 College of Food Technology Lamphelpat, Manipur 2015
9 College of Agriculture Kyrdemkulai, Meghalaya 2015
10 College of Agriculture Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2015
11 College of Horticulture Bermiok, Sikkim 2015
12 College of Horticulture Thenzawl, Mizoram 2015
13 College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry Jalukie, Nagaland 2016

KrishiVigyanKendrasUnder CAU, Imphal

1 KVK Imphal East, Andro, Manipur 2006
2 KVK Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh 2006
3 KVK Aizawl, Mizoram 2006
4 KVK East Garo Hills, Meghalaya 2017
5 KVK South Garo Hills, Meghalaya 2017
6 KVK Sephajala, Tripura 2018


1.To impart education in different branches of agriculture and allied science as it may deem fit;

2.To further the advancement of learning and conducting of research in agriculture and allied sciences;

3.To undertake extension education programme in the states under its jurisdiction; and

4.To undertake such other activities, as it may deem fit, from time to time.

Keeping the mandates view, the mission of the university is to be a center of Excellence in teaching, research and extension education in the field of agriculture and allied sciences.


• To fulfill the mission, the university has set the following goals for itself:

1. To produce globally competitive graduates and postgraduates in agriculture and allied sciences;

⇛ To develop sustainable and profitable farming system for improving productivity, production and profitability in the agriculture and allied sectors;

3. To educate the extension functionaries for effective dissemination of agro technologies to the farmers, entrepreneurs and agro – industries; and

⇛ To be an important link in the chain for converting agriculture and allied vocations into profitable enterprises and providing food and nutritional security to the people of NE Region, and the world.

To meet the goals, the university has laid down the following objectives:

1. To establish and develop excellent constituent colleges that offer undergraduate and postgraduate education in various states of the NE region coming under the jurisdiction of the university in the field of agriculture, agricultural engineering, fisheries, home science, horticulture, forestry and veterinary science and animal husbandry;

2. To impart quality education so as to produce globally competitive graduates and post- graduates in different areas of agriculture and allied sciences including interdisciplinary areas, who are confident and capable of working as scientists, entrepreneurs, managers, agro-industrial workers and above all progressive farmers;

3. To establish research stations and specialized research laboratories for taking up basic and applied research by the scientists and postgraduate students;

4. To develop and demonstrate alternate farming systems which help the farmers to improve their productivity and profitability while preserving and improving the environment;

5. To establish transfer of technology centre including KrishiVigyanKendras (Farm Science Centres) for developing effective extension methodologies and training the trainers in information dissemination;

6. To popularize improved farming systems, technologies and equipment on pilot basis to be model for other extension agencies;

7.To offer short-term refresher and vocational courses and training programmes to the officials of state government departments, farmers, entrepreneurs and agro-industrial houses;

8.To have collaborations in the field of teaching, research, transfer of technology and developmental activities with the development departments of the states and national and international institutions including industrial and business houses;

9. To provide consultancy services to progressive farmers, agro-entrepreneurs, agro- industries and others involved in agriculture and allied sectors; and

10. To act as documentation and information centre on agricultural education, research, extension methodology and development.

D. Total Strength

Total Strength: 1623

E. Budget Allocation as on 31st August, 2021

B.E. for 2021-22 – Rs.21000 Lakh

1. Grant in aid – Salaries : Rs. 13000 lakh
2. Grant in aid – General: Rs. 2500 lakh
3. Grant in aid – Capital: Rs. 5500 lakh

Total Rs. 21000 lakh

B. List of Courses offered at College

College-wise Course Offered

(A). U.G. Programme:

SL. NO Name of the College Course Name
1 College of Agriculture, Imphal, Manipur B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.
2 College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H, Selesih Aizawl B.V.Sc. & A.H
3 College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Tripura B.F.Sc.
4 College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh i). B.Sc.(Hons.) Hort.
ii). B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry
5 College of Horticulture & Forestry, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh i). B.Sc. (Hons.) Community Science
ii). B.Sc. (Hons.) Food Nutrition & Dietetics
6 College of Agril. Engineering & PHT, Ranipool, Sikkim i). B.Tech.(Agril. Engg.)
ii).B.Tech. (Food Tech.)
7 College of Agriculture,Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.
8 College of Agriculture,Kyrdemkulai, Meghalaya B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.
9 College of Food Technology, Imphal, Manipur B.Tech. (Food Technology)
10 College of Horticulture, Bermiok, Sikkim B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort.
11 College of Horticulture, Thenzawl, Mizoram B.Sc. (Hons.) Hort.
12 College of Veterinary Sciences, Jalukie, Nagaland B.V.Sc. & A.H.
13 College of Post Graduate Studies in Agril. Sciences, Barapani, Meghalaya

(B). P.G. Programme:

Sl No. Name of the College No. of Discipline Discipline
1 College of Agriculture, Imphal,Manipur I Genetics & Plant Breeding
II Plant Pathology
III Soil Science &Agril. Chemistry
IV Entomology
V Agronomy
VI Agril. Economics
VII Extension Education
Horticulture Fruit Science
Vegetable Science
Floriculture & Landscape Architecture
Sub Total
2 College of



Studies in




M.Sc. (Agri) I Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
II Genetics & Plant Breeding
III Plant Pathology
IV Entomology
V Soil Science &Agril. Chemistry
VI Agronomy
VII Agril. Economics
VIII Agril. Extension
IX Agril. Nematology
Sub Total
3 College of


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M.Sc. (Hort.) I Vegetable Science
II Fruit Science
III Floriculture & Landscape Architecture
Sub Total
M.Sc Forestry I Silviculture& Agroforestry
II Forest Biology & Tree Improvement
III Forest Products & Utilization
Sub Total
4 College of Agril. Engineering & PHT, Ranipool, Sikkim I Soil & Water Engineering
II Farm Machinery & Power Engineering
III Processing &Food Engineering
IV Renewable Energy Engineering
V Irrigation & Drainage Engineering
Sub Total
5 College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Tripura I Fisheries Resource Management
II Aquaculture
III Fish Processing Technology
IV Aquatic Animal Health Management
V Fisheries Extension
VI Fish Genetics & Breeding
VII Fish Biotechnology
Sub Total
6 College of Community Science, Tura, Meghalaya I Food Science & Nutrition
II Home Science Extension & Communication Management
Sub Total
7 College Of Veterinary Sciences & A.H, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram I Veterinary Biochemistry
II Veterinary Anatomy
III Veterinary Gynaecology& Obstetrics
IV Veterinary Medicine
V Veterinary Parasitology
VI Veterinary Pathology
VII Veterinary Microbiology
VIII Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
IX Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology
X Animal Genetics & Breeding
XI Animal Nutrition
XII Veterinary Physiology
XIII Livestock Production & Management
XIV Livestock Product Technology
XV Veterinary & AH Extension
XVI Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology
Sub Total

(C). Ph.D. Programme:

Sl No. Name of the College No. of Discipline Discipline
1 College of Agriculture, Imphal, Manipur I Plant Breeding & Genetics
II Plant Pathology
III Agronomy
IV Soil Science &Agril. Chemistry
V Entomology
Sub Total
2 College of Veterinary Sciences & A.H, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram I Animal Nutrition
II Livestock Production & Management
III Veterinary Biochemistry
IV Veterinary Microbiology
V Veterinary Pathology
VI Veterinary Medicine
VII Veterinary Gynaecology& Obstetrics
VIII Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
IX Veterinary Parasitology
Sub Total
3 College of Post Graduate Studies in Agril. Sciences, Barapani, Meghalaya I Agronomy
II Soil Science &Agril. Chemistry
III Plant Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
IV Agril. Economics
V Agril. Extension
VI Plant Breeding & Genetics
VII Plant Pathology
Sub Total
4 College of Fisheries, Lembucherra, Tripura I Aquatic Animal Health
II Fish Processing Technology
III Aquaculture
Sub Total
5 College of Horticulture & Forestry,Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh I Vegetable Science
II Fruit Science
Sub Total
6 College of Agril. Engineering & PHT, Ranipool, Sikkim I Farm Machinery & Power Engineering
II Soil & Water Conservation Engineering
III Processing & Food Engineering
Sub Total

C. Organizational Chart


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