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The Assam Agricultural University was established in 1969 under the Assam Agricultural University Act l968 (Assam Act XXIV of l968) vide Governor's notification LJL l8/67/l0 dated the 2nd January l969. The objectives of the University are:

  • making provision for imparting education to the people in agriculture and other allied branches of learning
  • furthering the advancement of learning and prosecution of research in agriculture and other allied sciences
  • undertaking the extension of such sciences specially to the rural people of the state
Jurisdiction

The jurisdiction of the University extends to the entire State of Assam with regard to teaching, research and extension education in the field of agriculture and allied sciences.

 
The Campus

The University has a number of campuses with its head quarter located at Borbheta at a distance of about 5 km from both bus station and railway station and 2 km from airport of the Jorhat. The city can be reached easily from Guwahati, the capital of Assam, by air/bus/train. The latitude, longitude and altitude of Jorhat are 26°44´N, 94°l0´E and 9l m above mean sea level respectively.

 
The Climate

The climate of the state is pleasant for most part of the year. The winter lasts for about four months viz., from October to February. Though summer starts from March and April, the weather is quite pleasant. There is heavy rainfall during month of July and August.

 
Graduates and Post-graduates
(up to April, 2001)
Faculty Graduate Programme Master's Programme Ph.D Programme
  Degree
No.
Degree
No.
Degree
No.
Agriculture B.Sc (Agri)
3752
M.Sc (Agri)
1535
Ph.D
188
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M.Sc (Seri)
29
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Veterinary Science B.V.Sc & A.H.
2812
M.V.Sc
445
Ph.D
105
Home Science B.Sc (H.Sc)
655
M.Sc (H.Sc)
157
Ph.D
8
Fisheries Science B.F.Sc
151
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Information source: Planning & Monitoring Unit, AAU, Jorhat