Junagadh Agricultural University (JAU), Junagadh


The College of Agriculture, Junagadh was started functioning in the month of May, 2004. The college was affiliated to Saurashtra University, Rajkot and approved by ICAR, New Delhi. The university was established with the statewide mandate for the triple function of Agricultural Education, Research and Extension Education.


There are seven multidisciplinary Main Research Stations, five Main Research Stations; for various crops and eleven Sub Research stations/testing centres for development of new hybrids/varieties of crops. The university has also other constituent agriculture related colleges which are affiliated to the university.


The University provides many facilities for the students in the campus. University has eminent faculty members who concentrate on each and every student of the campus. The faculty members are well-experienced and highly qualified. The institute has separate hostel facility for both boys and girls. It has well- furnished laboratories, spacious class rooms, medical facility, security systems, etc.


Junagadh Agricultural University offers education in agriculture and allied sciences i.e. Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry and Agriculture Business Management. The postgraduate level studies are also offered in agriculture and agricultural engineering. The courses offered by the university are:

Undergraduate Courses

  • B.Sc agriculture

Postgraduate Courses (M.Sc & Ph.D)

  • Agronomy
  • Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry
  • Agriculture Economics
  • Seed Science and Technology
  • Agriculture Extension Education
  • Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Plant Pathology
  • Agriculture Entomology


Junagadh Agricultural University has an effective placement record with top-notch organizations in Agro-industries with a strong and supportive alumni network holding prime position in reputed companies. Started in 2004-05, the man function of the placement cell is to create a positive vibe between the aspirants and employers. The dedicated placement cell of the universities is constantly in touch with the industries. The students counseling and placement cell looks after student’s well-being placement and campus interview.

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