Year Founded: 1981

Recognition: UGC

Contact No: 0651-2450832



Location: Kanke , Ranchi, Jharkhand, India - 834006

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Birsa Agricultural University (BAU), Ranchi was established in 1981 after its formal inauguration by the then Prime Minister of India, Late Smt. Indira Gandhi. Its primary objective is to develop area specific technologies and manpower in the field of agriculture, animal husbandry and forestry for the agricultural development of the plateau region of Bihar and economic upliftment of tribal and other backward class population of the region.

The programmes and activities of education, research and extension are carried out through three faculties (Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry and Forestry) with thirty five departments, College of Biotechnology, six Directorates, three Zonal Research Stations and farms, one University farm, sixteen Krishi Vigyan Kendras, Computer Centre, Central Library and other infrastructure and service units. Being a completely residential university, hostels for boys and girls, and residential facilities for Teachers/Scientists and supporting staff have been provided in the campus.

Goals :-


  • Student-centered approaches to learning
  • Increasing innovation and excellence in teaching and advising
  • A broad range of intellectually sound curricula and advising
  • Greater efforts to serve non- traditional students vocational education / guidance
  • Strong and accessible students support services to foster individual persistence and growth. Increased involvement of senior faculty members in U.G. & P.G. education
  • Increased number of PG and doctoral programmes of National and international standard
Name : Birsa Agricultural University
Location : Kanke
City : Ranchi
State : Jharkhand
Country : India
Contact No : 0651-2450832
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