Year Founded: 1981

Affiliation: State University

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.

Campus of Birsa Agricultural University -


The University is located, on Ranchi – Patratu Road, about 8 km north of Ranchi town, about 13 km north of Ranchi Railway Station and about 17 km north of Ranchi Airport. The location stands at 85019’E and 23017’N and 625 meters above mean sea level. The climate is sub-humid mega thermal with large winter water deficiency.


Facilities at Birsa Agricultural University -


  • Library
  • Computer Center
  • Hospital
  • Hostels
  • Guest House
  • Conference Halls
  • Sports
  • Class Room
  • Laboratories


Faculties/College/Centre at Birsa Agricultural University -
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Veterinary Science
  • Faculty of Forestry
  • College of Bio- Technology
  • Center of Agribusiness Management
Name : Birsa Agricultural University
Location : Kanke
City : Ranchi
State : Jharkhand
Country : India
Contact No : 0651-2450832
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