Established :1981

Vice Chancellor : Dr Parvinder Kaushal

In view of the Agro-ecology a new Agricultural University in the Bihar Plateau, as Birsa Agricultural University was created in the Tribal region covering 46% of land area of Bihar and was inaugurated by the then Prime Minster of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi on 26th June 1981. The University was created with great efforts of Sri Kartik Oraon a renowned parliamenterian and social leader of Chotanagpur plateau region. The University was named as Birsa Agricultural University (BAU) in Honour and Memory of the outstanding and well known freedom fighter, Bhagwan Birsa Munda, who rendered remarkable selfless service for the benefit of poor tribals. This University was established in the Tribal Belt of Eastern Zone of our country with the primary objective of economic upliftment of Adivasis (Schedule Tribes), economically backward classes and other inhabitants of this Plateau through development and education of the modern practices in the field of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Forestry.


The only Agricultural University of the newly created Jharkhand State is located at Ranchi-Patratu Road at Kanke about 8 KM North of Jharkhand Capital City of Ranchi. Its location stands 850 19 East and 230 17 North and 625 meters above mean sea level.



0 Course(s) Available


21 Course(s) Available


17 Course(s) Available

v  Strengthening of hostel amenities (Photograph enclosed).

v  Renovation of UG laboratory under the department of the Soil Science, Agricultural Chemistry.

v  Strengthening of UG Laboratory in the Department of Agricultural Engineering, Soil and Plant Analysis Lab of Faculty of Agriculture & Forestry (Photograph Enclosed).

v  Education tour and exposure visit of students.

v  Strengthening of facilities in Library (Photograph enclosed).

v  Monitoring of educational activities including examination (Photograph enclosed).

v  Strengthening of ARIS cell and GIS lab (Photograph enclosed).

v  Networking of the Department of Agronomy and Plant Pathology.

v  Sport activities regularized.

v  IT facilities to faculty member.



Junior Research Fellowship (PGS)

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :2

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :28

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2018-19 | Beneficiary :27

Birsa Agricultural University,Ranchi

Website :