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Kerala Agricultural University
Year Founded : 1971
Affiliation : State University
Contact No : 0487-2438011
Email : deanagri@kau.in
Website : http://www.kau.in/
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Overview

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur was established in 1971 to provide human resources, skills and technology required for sustainable development of agriculture, including crop production, co-operation, forestry, agricultural engineering, home science and other allied disciplines by integrating education, research and extension. KAU mission is to Excellence in Agricultural Education, Research and Extension for Sustainable Agricultural Development and Livelihood security of farming community.

 

Kerala Agricultural University is well poised to meet the challenges ahead that transforms agriculture sector into the engine of growth of Kerala's economy by providing the human resources, and skills and technology for the sustainable development of state's agriculture, all economic activities put to the production of biomass based land and water including crop production (agriculture) and forestry.

 

The Agricultural College and Research Institute at Vellayani, and the College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, were brought under the Kerala Agricultural University. In addition, twenty one agricultural and animal husbandry research stations were also transferred to the KAU for taking up research and extension programs on various crops, animals, birds, etc.


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 -

 


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
Bachelor of Fisheries Science
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Category : Industrial Fish and Fisheries
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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

Bachelor of Science in Co-operation and Banking
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Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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

Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
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Category : Agricultural Engineering
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Technology in Dairy Science and Technology
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Category : Dairy Technology
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
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Category : Veterinary Science
Degree : B.V.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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

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

Master of Science in Co-operation and Banking
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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

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

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

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

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

Master of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
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Category : Agricultural Engineering
Degree : M.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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

Master Of Business Administration in Agri Business Management
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Category : Other MBA Courses
Degree : MBA
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Doctor Of Philosophy in Forestry
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Category : Other Science Subject
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
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Category : Agriculture
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

M.Sc. Home Science
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Category : Home Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Home Science - Stands for Master of Science in Home Science. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Home Science or any equivalent science degree. Home Science is the science of utilizing resources efficiently and achieving healthier and happier homes. A home science student can specialize in Food and Nutrition, Resource Management, Human Development, Fabric and Apparel Science and Communication and Extension.

Doctorate of Philosophy except Home Science
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Category : Computer Science & Home Science
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Diploma on Organic Agriculture
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Category : Agriculture
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

Post Graduate Diploma in Solid Waste Management
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Category : Other Management Diploma Courses
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

B.Sc (Hons.) 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.

Bachelor of Science in Co-operation and Banking
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Tech. Food Engineering
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Category : Food Engineering
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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Contact
Name : Kerala Agricultural University
Location : KAU P.O
Vellanikkara
City : Thrissur
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0487-2438011
Contact Email : deanagri@kau.in
Website : http://www.kau.in/   
Courses
Bachelor of Fisheries Science
View Program Details
Category : Industrial Fish and Fisheries
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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

Bachelor of Science in Co-operation and Banking
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Science in Forestry
View Program Details
Category : Forestry
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
View Program Details
Category : Agricultural Engineering
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Technology in Dairy Science and Technology
View Program Details
Category : Dairy Technology
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
View Program Details
Category : Veterinary Science
Degree : B.V.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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

Master of Fisheries Science
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of Science in Co-operation and Banking
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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

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

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

Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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

Master of Technology in Agricultural Engineering
View Program Details
Category : Agricultural Engineering
Degree : M.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

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

Master Of Business Administration in Agri Business Management
View Program Details
Category : Other MBA Courses
Degree : MBA
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Doctor Of Philosophy in Forestry
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subject
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Diploma in Agricultural Sciences
View Program Details
Category : Agriculture
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

M.Sc. Home Science
View Program Details
Category : Home Science
Degree : M.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Sc. Home Science - Stands for Master of Science in Home Science. Typically, a M.Sc. is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.Sc. in Home Science or any equivalent science degree. Home Science is the science of utilizing resources efficiently and achieving healthier and happier homes. A home science student can specialize in Food and Nutrition, Resource Management, Human Development, Fabric and Apparel Science and Communication and Extension.

Doctorate of Philosophy except Home Science
View Program Details
Category : Computer Science & Home Science
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Diploma on Organic Agriculture
View Program Details
Category : Agriculture
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

Post Graduate Diploma in Solid Waste Management
View Program Details
Category : Other Management Diploma Courses
Degree : Diploma
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : Diploma

B.Sc (Hons.) 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.

Bachelor of Science in Co-operation and Banking
View Program Details
Category : Other Science Subjects
Degree : B.Sc.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

B.Tech. Food Engineering
View Program Details
Category : Food Engineering
Degree : B.Tech.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : UG

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