Assam Agricultural University

Assam Agricultural University is the first institution of its kind in the whole of North-Eastern Region of India. The main goal of this institution is to produce globally competitive human resources in farm sectorand to carry out research in both conventional and frontier areas for production optimization as well as to disseminate the generated technologies as public good for benefitting the food growers/produces and traders involved in the sector while emphasizing on sustainability, equity and overall food security at household level.

Assam Agricultural University

Phone No



National Institute of Technology Silchar Cachar, Assam.



Dr. Bidyut Chandan Deka

Vice Chancellor


Imparting resource conserving, quality and market driven education in agriculture and allied fields to facilitate agricultural growth for food security




Jorhat, Assam, India


Departments under the university’s faculties are:

Faculty of Agriculture

  • Agronomy
  • Agroforestry
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Economics & Farm management
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Animal Husbandry & Dairying
  • Biochemistry & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Crop Physiology
  • Entomology
  • Extension Education
  • Farm Power, Machinery & Structure
  • Horticulture
  • Irrigation & Water Management
  • Nematology
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Science
  • Tea Husbandry & Technology

Faculty of Veterinary Science

  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Animal Genetics & Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production & Management
  • Extension Education (Veterinary)
  • Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
  • Veterinary Gynaecology
  • Veterinary Medicine, Public Health & Hygiene
  • Veterinary Microbiology
  • Veterinary parasitology
  • Veterinary pathology
  • Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Veterinary Physiology
  • Veterinary Surgery & Radiology
  • Poultry Science & Dairy Science

Faculty of Community Science

  • Human development and Family Studies
  • Textile Science and Apparel Designing
  • Extension Education and Communication Mgt.
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Family resource management

Faculty of Fisheries Science

  • Aquaculture
  • Fish Biology
  • Hydrography
  • Fish Technology & Engineering
  • Fish Extension Education
  • Fish Economics & Management

The university is the only educational centre in the world to offer a comprehensive four-year degree program in Agriculture with specialization in Tea Husbandry and Technology, which covers the entire gamut of tea cultivation, production and marketing. The Faculty of Agriculture offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D degree programs. The Faculty of Home Science offers B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree programs in all departments and a Ph.D. degree program in Food and Nutrition only.