Assam Agricultural University

About Assam Agricultural University

Who We Are

Assam Agricultural University is the first institution of its kind in the whole of North-Eastern Region of India. The main goal of this institution is to produce globally competitive human resources in farm sectorand to carry out research in both conventional and frontier areas for production optimization as well as to disseminate the generated technologies as public good for benefitting the food growers/produces and traders involved in the sector while emphasizing on sustainability, equity and overall food security at household level.


Assam Agricultural University

Assam Agricultural University's provides ample opportunities to build the future and the career of its students. The University has four constituent faculties under which various colleges impart quality education and hands-on training to the stake holders.

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Agriculture in Assam is considered as the most valued enterprise playing a pivotal role state’s economy contributing about 19% to the Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) during 2016-17 engaging about 70% of the population directly or indirectly.

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Extension Education

Assam Agricultural University caters the needs of the farming community of the North Eastern region and has been playing a vital role for socio-economic development. The Directorate of Extension Education has been maintaining liaisons with the Department of Agriculture.

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Our Facilities

Rev. B. M. Pugh Library

The Library, renowned as the hub of agricultural and related knowledge, was founded in 1969 and is situated at the university's headquarters in Jorhat. It caters to a wide audience including students, educators, researchers, and staff from various colleges such as the College of Agriculture, College of Community Science, College of Horticulture, and College of Sericulture. Additionally, it serves the broader university community as a valuable resource centre.

Online Exam Center

The AAU online examination facility, inaugurated during 2021-22, is situated on the third floor of the Rev. B. M. Pugh Library, AAU. This initiative was implemented to address the need for adaptable and secure examination procedures, ensuring the continuity of academic endeavours during the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing to be a priority today. The centre boasts 150 computers with comprehensive network connectivity to facilitate efficient and reliable academic pursuits.

Language Lab

The AAU Language Lab, established as part of the Institutional Development Plan of the National Agricultural Higher Education Project (IDP, NAHEP), serves the students across all four colleges on the AAU campus. Dr. R.C. Agrawal, DDG (Education) at ICAR, New Delhi, inaugurated the lab on April 2nd, 2022. Its primary objective is to serve as a hub for improving linguistic proficiency, communication abilities, and practicing soft skills. The lab is outfitted with 20 computers specifically tailored for language learning purposes

Medical Unit

The Medical Unit at Assam Agricultural University offers superior medical assistance, placing utmost importance on prioritizing patient care with the motto 'Patients come First'. By delivering results that assist both physicians and patients, the Medical Unit team is dedicated to providing optimal clinical care. They ensure precision and timeliness in results through the implementation of processes, methods, and technology that adhere to the highest standards. Constantly striving for improvement, they aim to enhance the quality of all processes and services that contribute to patient care.