Rajasthan Agriculture University
is an agricultural university located in Bikaner
in the Indian
state of Rajasthan
. The University consists of six colleges and teaching is split between two campuses, one 45 km from Jaipur
and the other in Bikaner.
The colleges include:
- The College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, established in 1954
- The College of Agriculture
- The College of Home Science
The Rajasthan Agricultural University is authorized to provide instruction in Agriculture and Allied Sciences which include Horticulture, Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Home Science and Agri-Business Management. It has also been authorized in other fields of agricultural learning, which the University may deem fit. It is empowered to maintain academic institutions, dealing with agriculture, veterinary and animal sciences, home science, agri-business management, etc., to carry out instruction in these faculties, hold examinations, and confer degree, diplomas, pertaining to professional qualifications.
The university provides educational opportunities to the students through its various curricula and enables them to develop knowledge base, acquire decision-making skills related to their chosen fields of expertise, and to express themselves professionally. Instruction to students is the key in agriculture and allied fields required to enhance general education so that they can develop competence in their profession as well as be responsible as better citizens. The university programmes are aimed to broaden the intellectual potential of the students, faculty and other staff so as to contribute towards the diverse economy.