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Central Agricultural University
Year Founded : 1992
Accreditation : UGC,ICAR
Contact No : +91-385-2415933
Website : http://www.cau.ac.in/
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Central Agricultural University (CAU), Manipur was established in 1992. The University became functional with the joining of first vice-chancellor on 1993. The jurisdiction of the University extends to six north-eastern hill states viz., Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura, with headquarters at Imphal in Manipur.

 

The mission of the University is to be a centre of excellence in teaching, research and extension education in the field of agriculture and allied sectors. The University aims to develop sustainable farming systems for improving productivity and profitability in agriculture and allied sectors and also train the farmers and extension functionaries for the effective dissemination of advanced agricultural technologies in north-east India.

 

The University acts as an important link in the chain for converting agriculture and allied vocations into profitable enterprises and offering food and nutritional security for the people of north-east region. To realize the above mission, University established seven colleges and three Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the six states of north-east India and offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in agriculture and allied sciences.

 

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Research at Central Agricultural University -

 

The Director of Research is responsible for supervision and coordination of research programs in the university. The research activities under CAU aims at developing technologies which can bring about a far reaching impact on productivity and production of crops, animals and fishes through sustainable and eco-friendly technological approaches for the socio-economic development in the region. With these objectives, a number of need-based, location-specific internally-funded research programs are being carried out under Intramural Research Projects (IRP) and also externally funded research projects in all constituent colleges.

Courses
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
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Category : Agriculture
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc. (Agr.) - Stands for Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a four year course (can be three years depending on institute). Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2)in science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics). Subjects studied under this degree are - Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry etc.

Master of Science in Agronomy
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Category : Agronomy
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Agronomy)- Stands for Master of Science in Agronomy. Typically, an M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a Bachelor's degree in science discipline. Subjects studied under this degree are Modern Concepts in Crop Production,Physiology of Drought, Herbicides and Crop Production, Physiological Aspect of Crop Yield, Principles of Crop Nutrition, Physiology of Crop Plants, Advanced Irrigation Agronomy, Agricultural Research Organizations, Advanced Crop Ecology, Applied Conservation Agronomy,Arid Zone Agronomy, Cropping and Farming Systems and Agro-meteorology.

Master of Science in Horticulture
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Category : Horticulture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Horticulture - Stands for Master of Science in Horticulture. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Horticulture or any equivalent science degree. Horticulture is the science of cultivating plants. Subjects studied under this degree are Statistics and Experimental Design, Advanced Plant Physiology, Plant Nutrition, Advanced Biochemistry and Advanced Post-harvest Physiology.

Master of Science in Plant Pathology
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Category : Plant Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Plant Breeding & Genetics
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Category : Plant Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Entomology
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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Name : Central Agricultural University
Location : Iroisemba
City : Imphal
State : Manipur
Country : India
Contact No : +91-385-2415933
Website : http://www.cau.ac.in/   
Courses
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
View Program Details
Category : Agriculture
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Sc. (Agr.) - Stands for Bachelor of Science (Agriculture). This is typically a four year course (can be three years depending on institute). Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2)in science (with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and/or Mathematics). Subjects studied under this degree are - Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Agricultural Economics, Extension education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science, Food Technology, Animal Husbandry etc.

Master of Science in Agronomy
View Program Details
Category : Agronomy
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc.(Agronomy)- Stands for Master of Science in Agronomy. Typically, an M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a Bachelor's degree in science discipline. Subjects studied under this degree are Modern Concepts in Crop Production,Physiology of Drought, Herbicides and Crop Production, Physiological Aspect of Crop Yield, Principles of Crop Nutrition, Physiology of Crop Plants, Advanced Irrigation Agronomy, Agricultural Research Organizations, Advanced Crop Ecology, Applied Conservation Agronomy,Arid Zone Agronomy, Cropping and Farming Systems and Agro-meteorology.

Master of Science in Horticulture
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Category : Horticulture
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Horticulture - Stands for Master of Science in Horticulture. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Horticulture or any equivalent science degree. Horticulture is the science of cultivating plants. Subjects studied under this degree are Statistics and Experimental Design, Advanced Plant Physiology, Plant Nutrition, Advanced Biochemistry and Advanced Post-harvest Physiology.

Master of Science in Plant Pathology
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Category : Plant Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Plant Breeding & Genetics
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Category : Plant Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Entomology
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Soil Science & Agril. Chemistry
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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Name : Central Agricultural University
Location : Iroisemba
City : Imphal
State : Manipur
Country : India
Contact No : +91-385-2415933
Website : http://www.cau.ac.in/   
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