Assam Agriculture University Courses

The Faculties of Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Community Science, Horticulture, Sericulture and Fisheries Science are headed by the Deans and are assisted by Associate Deans of constituent Colleges.

Faculty of Agriculture

There are three Colleges under this Faculty, viz., College of Agriculture situated at Jorhat established in 1948; Biswanath College of Agriculture (BNCA) at Biswanath Chariali, about 250 km from Jorhat, established in 1988; Sarat Chandra Singha College of Agriculture (SCSCA) at Chapar, about 600 km from Jorhat, established in 2010. The Post Graduate (PG) degree programmes are offered in the selected disciplines of the College of Agriculture, Jorhat and the Biswanath College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali.

The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Agriculture are as follows:
  1. B. Sc. (Hons)  Agriculture of 8 semesters
  2. M. Sc. (Agri) of 4 semesters
  3. M.Sc. (Food Technology) of 4 semesters
  4. MBA (Agri Business) of 4 semesters
  5. Ph. D. in  Agriculture of 6 semesters

Undergraduate Degree Programme in Agriculture

The departments offering undergraduate courses are:
  1. Agricultural Biotechnology
  2. Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  3. Agricultural Meteorology
  4. Agricultural Statistics
  5. Agricultural Engineering
  6. Agronomy
  7. Animal Husbandry & Dairying
  8. Biochemistry & Agricultural Chemistry
  9. Crop Physiology
  10. Entomology
  11. Extension Education
  12. Horticulture
  13. Nematology
  14. Plant Breeding & Genetics
  15. Plant Pathology
  16. Sericulture
  17. Soil Science
  18. Tea Husbandry & Technology

Postgraduate Degree Programme in Agriculture

College of Agriculture, Jorhat
Departments offering M.Sc. (Agri) are:
  1. Agricultural Biotechnology
  2. Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  3. Agricultural Meteorology
  4. Agricultural Statistics
  5. Agronomy
  6. Biochemistry & Agricultural Chemistry
  7. Crop Physiology
  8. Entomology
  9. Extension Education
  10. Food Technology (Multi-disciplinary with Horticulture as Nodal Department)
  11. Horticulture
  12. MBA in Agri Business (Offering department: Agricultural Economics & Farm Management)
  13. Nematology
  14. Plant Breeding & Genetics
  15. Plant Pathology
  16. Seed Science & Technology (Offering department: Plant Breeding & Genetics)
  17. Sericulture
  18. Soil Science and
  19. Tea Husbandry & Technology
Biswanath College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali
Departments offering M.Sc. (Agri):
  1. Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  2. Extension Education and
  3. Horticulture
  4. Plant Breeding & Genetics

Ph.D. (Agriculture)

College of Agriculture, Jorhat
Departments offering Ph.D. are:
  1. Agricultural Biotechnology
  2. Agricultural Economics & Farm Management
  3. Agronomy
  4. Biochemistry & Agricultural Chemistry
  5. Crop Physiology
  6. Entomology
  7. Extension Education
  8. Horticulture
  9. Nematology
  10. Plant Breeding & Genetics
  11. Plant Pathology
  12. Soil Science and
  13. Tea Husbandry & Technology

Faculty of Community Science

The College of Community Science (previously known as College of Home Science) was established in 1973 at AAU Headquarters, Jorhat. The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Community Science are as follows:
  1. B. Sc. (Hons) Community Science of 8 semesters2.    M. Sc. (Home Science) of 4 semesters
  2. Ph. D. in Home Science  of 6 semesters

Undergraduate & Post-Graduate Degree Programme in Community Science

The departments offering undergraduate courses, M.Sc. (Home Science) and Ph.D. are:
  1. Extension and Communication Management
  2. Family Resource Management
  3. Food Science and Nutrition
  4. Human Development and Family Studies
  5. Textile and Apparel Designing

Faculty of Fisheries Science

The College of Fisheries, established in 1988 at Raha, Nagaon, 200 km away from Jorhat and 100 km away from Guwahati on National Highway No. 37 offers following degree programmes:
  1. B. F. Sc. of 8 semesters
  2. M. F. Sc. of 4 semesters
  3. Ph.D.  of 6 semesters

Undergraduate Degree Programme in Fisheries Science

The Departments offering under-graduate courses are:
  1. Aquaculture
  2. Fishery Economics & Management
  3. Fishery Engineering & Technology
  4. Fisheries Environmental Science
  5. Fishery Extension Education 6) Fishery Resource Management

Post-Graduate Degree Programme in Fisheries Science

The Departments offering M.F.Sc. are:
  1. Aquaculture
  2. Fisheries Environmental Science and
  3. Fisheries Resource Management

Ph.D. Programme is offered only under:

  1. Department of Aquaculture
  2. Department of Aquatic Environment Management

Faculty of Horticulture

The College of Horticulture, Nalbari established in 2014 is about 400 km away from Jorhat (Presently being run from A.A.U. Headquarters, Jorhat). The degree programme offered is B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture of 8 semesters.
The Departments offering undergraduate courses are:
  1. Basic Science & Humanities
  2. Plant Protection
  3. Floriculture & Landscaping
  4. Post-Harvest Technology  
  5. Fruit Science
  6. Social Science
  7. Natural Resource Management
  8. Vegetable Science

Faculty of Sericulture

The College of Sericulture, Titabar established in 2014 is about 25 km away from Jorhat (Presently being run from A.A.U. Headquarters, Jorhat). The degree programme offered is B.Sc. (Hons) Sericulture of 8 semesters.

The Departments offering undergraduate courses are:
  1. Basic Science
  2. Environmental Science
  3. Host Plant Management
  4. Natural Resource Management
  5. Sericultural Biotechnology
  6. Sericultural Science
  7. Silk Science and Technology
  8. Social Science

Faculty of Veterinary Science

This Faculty comprises of two Colleges, viz., College of Veterinary Science situated at Khanapara, Guwahati and Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science at Joyhing, North Lakhimpur located at a distance of 300 km and 440 km from AAU Headquarters, respectively. The College of Veterinary Science, Guwahati had its origin in Assam Veterinary College established in 1948 at Nagaon. The College was shifted to the premises of the Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department, Government of Assam at Chenikuthi, Guwahati in 1950. Later in l960, the College was again shifted to its present location at Khanapara, Guwahati. This College was affiliated to the AAU in 1969. The Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science at Joyhing offers only Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) degree programme starting from 1988 onwards. The under-graduate programme in Vety. Science is run as per the VCI Regulation (MSVE-2016).

The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Veterinary Science are as follows:
  1. B. V. Sc. & A. H. of 11 semesters
  2. M. V. Sc. of 4 semesters
  3. Ph. D.  of 6 semesters

Undergraduate Degree Programme in Veterinary Science

The Departments involved in offering undergraduate courses are:
  1. Animal Genetics & Breeding
  2. Animal Nutrition
  3. Animal Reproduction, Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  4. Extension Education
  5. Livestock Production & Management
  6. Livestock Products Technology
  7. Poultry Science,
  8. Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
  9. Veterinary Biochemistry
  10. Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Ethics & Jurisprudence
  11. Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
  12. Veterinary Microbiology
  13. Veterinary Parasitology
  14. Veterinary Pathology
  15. Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology,
  16. Veterinary Physiology
  17. Veterinary Public Health and
  18. Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

Post-Graduate Degree Programme in Veterinary Science (Only in Khanapara)

Departments offering M.V.Sc. and Ph.D. are:
  1. Animal Biotechnology
  2. Animal Genetics & Breeding
  3. Animal Nutrition
  4. Animal Reproduction, Gynecology & Obstetrics
  5. Extension Education
  6. Livestock Production & Management  7) Livestock Products Technology
  7. Poultry Science
  8. Veterinary Anatomy & Histology
  9. Veterinary Biochemistry
  10. Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Ethics & Jurisprudence
  11. Veterinary Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
  12. Veterinary Microbiology
  13. Veterinary Parasitology
  14. Veterinary Pathology
  15. Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology
  16. Veterinary Physiology
  17. Veterinary Public Health, and
  18. Veterinary Surgery & Radiology

AAU Specialized Courses

  1. Specialized Course in Tea Husbandry & Technology
    The University has the unique distinction of offering specialized course in Tea Husbandry & Technology in B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, M.Sc.(Agri.) and Ph.D. degree programmes so as to provide professionally trained and technically qualified personnel to man the various positions in the tea industry and its related organizations, The courses being multi-disciplinary and industry oriented, cover three broad areas of study, viz. ,(i) Tea Husbandry (ii) Tea Processing and Engineering and (iii) Tea Economics and Management (including Tea Trade and Legal Matters). Provision of reservation of seat may be seen at section 7.1 (k).

  2. Specialized Course in MBA (Agri-Business)
    The University has prepared itself well to respond to the HR need in the field of Agri-Business Management and accordingly has started MBA (Agri-Business) degree programme under the Faculty of Agriculture. The programme is formulated with the objective to impart education and training for managing income generating and developmental activities of various sub-systems of agriculture, conduct research on varied problems in order to improve management capabilities. The syllabus for the programme is designed to train the students in the emerging areas of management science in order to make them competent agri-managers to serve the agri-business sector. Students will get opportunities for taking case studies and research problems in their lines of specialization. Fees structure for the programme can be seen at Annexure-III.


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