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C. S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur

About the University

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur came into existence by an Act of Uttar Pradesh Legislature and was created vide Uttar Pradesh Shashan Krishi Anubhag-4, Notification No. 1086–XII–4, dated March 01, 1975 with merger of two constituent Colleges, the erstwhile Govt. Agriculture College, Kanpur and College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Mathura. However, the Veterinary College has been given an independent status of the Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry University at Mathura. The present status of the University was attained through various phases of growth of its constituent colleges.

University Location

Kanpur is situated on Howrah-Delhi route of Northern Railway. The University is located at 8.4 km North-West of Kanpur Central Railway/Bus Station. The University is well connected by road, the mode of conveyance being rickshaw/auto-rickshaw and taxi. Etawah Campus is situated on NH-2 (Shershah Suri Marg) at a distance of 169 km from Kanpur towards Delhi. Etawah is also well connected with train on Howarah-New Delhi main route at a distance of 139 km from Kanpur towards New Delhi. The Engineering College, Etawah is 2 km from Etawah Railway Station and near to B.R.Ambedkar, District Hospital.

The University has following constituent Colleges/Institutes:

  • College of Agriculture, Kanpur
  • College of Home Science, Kanpur
  • College of Forestry, Kanpur
  • College of Horticulture, Kanpur
  • Baba Saheb Dr. B. R. Ambedkar College of Agriculture Engineering & Technology, Etawah.
  • College of Dairy Technology, Etawah
  • College of Fisheries Science and Research Centre, Etawah
  • College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri Campus

The University offers B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, B.Sc. (Hons.) Forestry, B.Sc.(Hons.) Home Science, B.Sc.(Hons.) Horticulture, M.Sc. (Agriculture), M.Sc. (Horticulture), M.Sc. (Home Science), MBA (Agri. Business), Ph.D. in Agriculture, Horticulture and Home Science at main campus of the University at Kanpur while B.Tech.(Agriculture Engineering), B.Tech. (Computer Science & Engineering), B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering), B.Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) and B.F.Sc. at the Etawah Campus. Overall, University offers Master’s Programme in 20 and Ph.D. Programme in 16 disciplines of Agriculture, Horticulture and Home Science. The University adopted ICAR V Deans Committee/National Core Group recommended curricula in various degree programmes. 

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