Year Founded: 1971

Contact No: 0487-2438011

Email: citi@kau.in

Website: www.kau.edu 

Location: KAU P.O , Thrissur, Kerala, India - 680656

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Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur was established in 1971, by the Act 33 of 1971 of the Kerala State Legislature, entitled 'The Agricultural University Act, 1971'. KAU became operational when the then existing two educational and 21 research institutions administered by the departments of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of the Government of Kerala, were brought under one umbrella for facilitating the sustainable and accelerated development of agriculture in the state.

The Kerala Agricultural University is the primary and the principal instrumentality of the Kerala State in providing human resources, and skills and technology, required for the sustainable development of its agriculture, defined broadly encompassing all production activities based on land and water, including crop production (agriculture), animal husbandry, forestry and fishery through conducting, interfacing and integrating education, research and extension in these spheres of economic endeavour.

Campus of Kerala Agricultural University -

The University under the KAU Act is bestowed with responsibility and vested with jurisdiction extending to the entire geographic territory of the State in fulfilling its designated mandate. Located almost in the middle of the state at Vellanikkara in the Thrissur District on the National Highway (NH47) at about 13 km from the Thrissur Railway Station and 50 km from the International Airport, Kochi, the headquarters of KAU is easily accessible by road, rail and air.

Facilities at Kerala Agricultural University -

 

  • Library
  • Classrooms
  • Laboratories
  • Auditorium
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Computer Facility
  • Geographic Information System


Faculties/ Constituent Colleges at Kerala Agricultural University -

 

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology
  • College of Agriculture, Vellayani, Trivandrum
  • College of Horticulture, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, Thrissur
  • College of Agriculture, Padannakad, Kasargod
  • College of Forestry, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, Thrissur
  • College of Co-operation, Banking and Management, Main Campus, Vellanikkara, Thrissur
  • Kelappaji College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Tavanur, Malappuram


Placements at Kerala Agricultural University -

The KAU has a career placement cells in all colleges. These cells provide opportunities for potential employers to recruit KAU graduates.KAU post graduates and doctorate degree holders from KAU man key research positions in the state and national-level organizations (ICAR, ICFRE), besides foreign universities/international organizations. Several of the KAU alumni have gained entry into the civil service, agricultural research service/state departments of agriculture, animal husbandry, forests and wildlife, cooperation, fisheries and various public sector corporations and cooperative sector organizations.

Courses offered by Kerala Agricultural University All Courses 

Bachelor of Fisheries Science

Other Science

Category: Industrial Fish and Fisheries

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

 

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Bachelor of Science in Agriculture

Agriculture

Category: Agriculture

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

 

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Bachelor of Science in Co-operation and Banking

Other Science

Category: Other Science Subjects

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

 

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Bachelor of Science in Forestry

Botany

Category: Forestry

Degree: B.Sc.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

 

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Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural Engineering

Category: Agricultural Engineering

Degree: B.Tech.

Mode: Full Time

Medium: Campus

Duration: 4 Years

 

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Name : Kerala Agricultural University
Location : KAU P.O
City : Thrissur
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0487-2438011
Contact Email : citi@kau.in
Website : www.kau.edu 

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