Agriculture University Jodhpur , Jodhpur

About the university

The Agriculture University, Jodhpur has been established in September 14, 2013 vide Act No. 21 of 2013 to focus on producing highly competent educated human resources in agriculture and allied sciences and upliftment of the economy of farming community by the Government of Rajasthan. The University has the priority of enhancing income of farmers through crop & horticultural production, livestock production and to provide lifetime employability. The territorial jurisdiction of University covers six districts (Jodhpur, Barmer, Nagaur, Pali, Jalore and Sirohi), constituting 28% of total geographical area which sustains about 20.8% human and 28.4% animal population of the State. The Agriculture University, Jodhpur is having strong teaching, research and extension setup to envisage agricultural development in the western parts of Rajasthan through its different units viz. three Agricultural Colleges, one Institute for Diploma in Agriculture (IDA), two Agricultural Research Stations (ARS), three Agricultural Research Sub-Stations (ARSS) and six Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs). The University is also guiding extension functionaries at the State and National level for development of agriculture and allied sectors and transfer the agricultural technologies to the farmers and end users. The annual precipitation of this area ranges between 100-600 mm. The six districts of Rajasthan which fall technically under three agro-climatic zones are as under:

v  I A: Arid Western Plains - Jodhpur and Barmer district.

v  II A: Transitional Plain of Inland Drainage - Nagaur district.

v  II B: Transitional Plain of Luni Basin- Pali, Jalore and Sirohi districts.

 

Geographical information of University

Particular

Rajasthan

AU, Jodhpur

% Share

Areas (ha)

Geographical

342.2

96.5

28.2

Kharif

164.6

54.7

33.2

Rabi

100.9

18.9

18.7

Population (2011)

6.86 crores

1.45 crores

21.1

Livestock (2012)

5.77 crores

1.69 crores

29.3

 

Location: The headquarter of Agriculture University, Jodhpur is located at Jodhpur city. It is 10 kms away from main railway station and 13 kms away from airport on NH 65 towards Nagaur and Bikaner. The distance of University headquarter is 335 kms from State capital Jaipur.

 

 

University Type
State Agricultural University
Established | NIRF Rank
2013
Vice Chancellor
Dr B R Choudhary

Objective

v  Making provision for imparting education in different branches of study, particularly Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Home Science, basic science and other allied branches of learning and scholarship.

v  Furthering the advancement of learning and conducting of research, particularly in agriculture and other allied sciences.

v  Undertaking the extension education of such sciences and technologies specially for the rural people of the State; and

v  Such other objects as the University may from time to time determine

 

Achievements

v  Strengthening of UG classrooms with audio visual aids.

v  The student of university has made significant achievement in the national level exams, 02 students qualified JRF, 11 student qualified NTS- PG and 12 students qualified Rajasthan pre PG examination in year 2018-19

v  Establishment of videoconferencing system in the main university

v  Construction of girls hostel with modern facility.

v  Develop collaborative linkages with State Agriculture Universities, Govt. Departments, Government Undertakings, and National & Inter-national Organizations.

v  Developed MPMH-17 dual purpose pearl millet hybrid by the cross of ICMA 04999 (female) and a Restore MIR 525-2 (male)with high grain and stover yield and it is showing excellent performance under farmers field

v  Exploring possibility of new potential crops, Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) and Chia (Salvia hispanica L.)

v  Solar System has been fabricated at all the colleges of University.

v  Best Krishi Vigyan Kendra award (Zone- VI): 2012 by ICAR New Delhi

v  CCTV Camera has been installed at all the units of University

 

DBT Schemes

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2023-24 | Beneficiary :6

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2023-24 | Beneficiary :37

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Contact

Agriculture University Jodhpur ,Jodhpur
Jodhpur, Mandore

Website : http://aujodhpur.ac.in/