Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (HAU), Hisar established in 1970, is popularly known as Haryana Agricultural University (HAU). The University is one of Asia's biggest agricultural universities, located at Hisar in the Indian state of Haryana. It is named after India's seventh prime minister, Choudhary Charan Singh. It is a leader in agricultural research in India and contributed significantly to green revolution and white revolution in India in the 1960s and 70s.
The Univeristy has won the Indian Council of Agricultural Research's award for the best institute in 1997. The HAU was initially a campus of Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. After the formation of Haryana in 1966, it became an autonomous institution through a presidential ordinance, later ratified as Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities Act, 1970, passed by the Lok Sabha.
Campus of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University –
The Universty campus is situated at Hisar at a distance of 162 KM north-west of Delhi on National Highway No.10 and is spread over an area of 7219 acres at Hisar and 1426 acres at outstations.
Facilities at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University –
- Hostel Facilities
- Sports Activities
- Co-curricular Activities
- Medical Services
Constituent Colleges at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University –
- College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Hisar
- College of Agriculture, Hisar
- College of Agriculture, Kaul
- College of Animal Sciences, Hisar
- College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, Hisar
- Indira Chakravarty College of Home Science
Counselling and Placement Cell at Colleges at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University –
The counselling & placement cell provides information to the students on job opportunities, competitive examinations, scholarships/fellowship etc. It also conducts trainings/coaching classes for the entrance examinations and explores the job opportunities in the public and private sectors and arranges the campus interviews. The centre provides 'career bulletin' a fortnightly magazine for students of the university to keep them abreast of information on job opportunities, admissions, Scholarships, fellowships etc in India & abroad.
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