Central Agricultural University


Central Agricultural University
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TypeCentral agricultural university
Established26 January 1993
ChancellorProf. S. Ayyappan
Vice-ChancellorDr. Anupam Mishra
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AffiliationsDepartment of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE) and ICAR; UGC ; ACU[1]

Central Agricultural University is an agricultural university at Lamphelpat, Imphal in the Indian state of Manipur.

The Central Agricultural University was established by an act of Parliament, the Central Agricultural University Act 1992 (No.40 of 1992). The Act came into effect on 26 January 1993 with the issue of necessary notification by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Government of India. The university became functional with the joining of the first vice-chancellor on 13 September 1993.

The jurisdiction of the university extends to seven North-Eastern Hill States: Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Nagaland and Tripura. It offers undergraduate teaching (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) and postgraduate teaching (M.V.Sc.), research and extension activities at College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry, Selesih, Aizawl, Mizoram. It offers B.Sc. (Agril) every year and M.Sc. (Agril) in Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Horticulture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, and Entomology. It imparts teaching in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Fisheries, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Sciences and Food Technology in various constituent colleges spanning north-eastern states.

Like other Agricultural Universities, Central Agricultural University, Imphal has integrated programmes of teaching, research and extension education.

As per the mandate, the university has established 13 different constituent colleges, 6 KVKs, 6 Multi Technology Testing Centers: In six states at Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Meghalaya 6 Vocational Training Centers: In six states at Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Meghalaya.


There are Thirteen colleges under CAU:

Krishi Vigyan Kendras

  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Andro, Imphal East, Manipur
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - East Siang, Arunachal Pradesh
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Aizawl, Mizoram
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - East Garo Hills, Meghalaya
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - South Garo Hills, Meghalaya
  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra - Sepahijala, Tripura

Area of Jurisdiction

The Central Agricultural University, Imphal located at Lamphelpat, Imphal West, Manipur has its area of jurisdiction over seven North-Eastern Hill (NEH) states of India except Assam.


  1. ^ "Association of Commonwealth Universities Membars-Asia". Retrieved 16 January 2019.

External links

  • Official website

Coordinates: 24°48′47″N 93°53′24″E / 24.8130°N 93.8900°E / 24.8130; 93.8900