Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat

Assam Agricultural University (AAU) was established in 1969 under the Assam Agricultural University Act l968 January 2 l969. 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 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/Road/Rail. The latitude, longitude and altitude of Jorhat are 26°44´N, 94°l0´E and 9l m. above mean sea level respectively.

AAU Jorhat

AAU Jorhat

The objectives of Assam Agricultural University are:

  • To make provision for imparting education to the people in agriculture and other allied branches of learning.
  • To further the advancement of learning and research in agriculture and other allied sciences.
  • To undertake the extension of such sciences especially to the rural people of the state.

Faculties and Departments under Assam Agricultural University:


  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Agricultural Economics & Farm management
  • Agricultural Meteorology
  • Agricultural Statistics
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Husbandry & Dairying
  • Biochemistry & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Crop Physiology
  • Entomology
  • Extension Education
  • Horticulture
  • Nematology
  • Plant Breeding & Genetics
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Science
  • Tea Husbandry & Technology


  • Animal Genetics & Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production & Management
  • Extension Education (Veterianry)
  • 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


  • Child Development & Family relations
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Extension Education
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Family resource management


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

Assam Agricultural University (AAU) 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 (THT), which covers the entire gamut of tea cultivation, production and marketing. The AAU campus in Jorhat also has a College of Home Science. The university offers B. Sc (Agri.) and M. Sc (Agri.) courses as well as B. Sc and M. Sc Home Science courses.

Assam Agricultural University (AAU) Address:

Assam Agricultural University

Jorhat-13, Assam, India


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