Anand Agricultural University, Anand

About the university

Anand Agricultural University came into existence with effect from 1-5-2004 by enactment of Gujarat Agricultural Universities Act, 2004 (Gujarat Act, No.5 of 2004).
The headquarter of University is Anand, popularly known as Milk City of India famous for the Amul Dairy and NDDB. It is on the Ahmedabad-Mumbai railway line, 65 km from Ahmedabad and 40 km from Vadodara railway station and is connected by express highway on Golden quadrilateral. The city is located at 22.56 (degree)N Latitude and 72.95 (degree)E Longitude.
The university's main campus is spread over an area of 284.23 ha in addition to about 625.83 ha of land at different regional stations, research substations and KVKs located under four different Agro-Climatic Zones (Zone III, IV, V & VIII) of the state. At present, the university has 9 degree colleges and one PG institute, 5 polytechnic colleges, 25 on campus and 23 off campus Research Stations spread over 9 districts viz., Ahmedabad, Anand, Botad, Chhottaudepur, Dahod, Kheda, Mahisagar, Panchmahal and Vadodara comprising nearly 17.88% (3.51m ha) area of Gujarat State (19.60 m ha).

University Type
State Agricultural University
Vice Chancellor
Dr. K.B. Kathiria


1. Make provision to impart education and thereby develop quality human resource.
2. Furthering the advancement of learning through research.
3. Passing the knowledge gained through research to the stake holders – the farmers, through extension education.
4. Promoting partnership and linkages with national and international institutions.
5. Budding cutting edge technologies for national and international arena/markets.


1. Along with the state Government support, support of ICAR through development grant has helped Anand Agricultural University in securing 40th position in India & 1st in Gujarat under University category as per National Institutional Ranking Framework 2017 MHRD, Government of India.
2. Support by ICAR has helped Anand Agricultural University and its various Colleges in getting ICAR Accredition.
3. Reading materials in the form of theory and practical manuals prepared from ICAR Development Grant for the benefits to the UG/PG students have improved the quality of education.
4. Updated the knowledge and skill of the faculties of University by deputing them for different training programmes, workshops, seminars, symposia etc.
5. Upgraded the students’ amenities as per the ICAR guidelines, like modern classrooms, internet, Wi-Fi, CCTV, sports facilities, examination cell and placement facilities.
6. Most of the Colleges could provide good placements for the passed out students.
7. Smart class room facility has been created with video recording/capturing facility in all the Colleges of University.
8. CCTV Camera installed in class rooms, colleges and hostel premises have helped in better monitoring of the activities of students and improving their safety.
9. The scientific equipments purchased under ICAR Development grant have helped in improving quality of UG and PG education and research.
10. Wi-fi zone is created in Dr. M. D. Patel Regional e-library for the benefit of students and faculty.

DBT Schemes

ICAR-PG Scholarship

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :44

National Talent Scholarship-PG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :67


Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :18

National Talent Scholarship-UG

Financial Year : 2021-22 | Beneficiary :130




Anand Agricultural University,Anand
Anand, Gujarat

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