About Us


Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), established in the year 1972, is the premier and principal instrumentality of the State providing human capital and technology required for the sustainable development of agriculture, defined broadly encompassing all production system based on land and water including crop production, forestry and agribusiness enterprises. KAU has made significant contributions to the state economy by initiating, interfacing and integrating education, research and extension programmes in agriculture and allied sectors.

KAU has been providing high quality professional education which has won national recognitions like Sardar Patel Outstanding institution award and Academic performance award of ICAR. The university offersBachelor's Degreein six disciplines, M.Sc in 26disciplines, M.Tech.in three disciplines, MBAin Agribusiness Management and doctoral degrees in 23 disciplines. Significant reforms have been carried out in the educational programmes to enhance the employability of the graduates and to make them work ready and future ready.

KAU pursues location specific and problem oriented research to enhanceproduction, productivity, profitability and sustainability of Kerala's diverse agriculture production system. KAUhas in place a vibrant extension machinery for the effective transfer of technology to the stakeholders and to capture the feedback of the benefactors.