In 1878, Pusa was recorded as a government estate with 1350 acres which was acquired by east india company for running stud farm to breed horses for army. Frequent incidents of glander disease made the civil veterinary department to shift the entire stock out of pusa abandoning the estate. The then lord, viceroy and governor general set up a Directorate General of Agriculture to take care of the soil and its productivity by arranging agricultural education. This laid the foundation of Rajendra Prasad University (RAU) Pusa. Till now, Pusa agriculture is considered as the centre of agricultural revolution of the country.
Dr Rajendra Prasad Agricultural University (RPCAU) was established in 1970 at Pusa in Samastipur district, Bihar. It has become an important landmark in agricultural research and education. It became the country’s first imperial college with various faculties and constituent colleges. The university is famously called as Pusa University. The University provides a variety of courses focussing on Agricultural Science. RPCAU Admission can be done on the official website of the company. The details of the Pusa admission is available on the website.
Even though Pusa faced many ups and downs, its contribution in the field of agricultural education and research holds a bright future. Understanding the value of the agricultural research, Govt. of India decided to change the status of Dr Rajendra Agricultural University from the State Agricultural University (SAU) to Central Agricultural University (CAU) by accomplishing a bill passed by the parliament on May 28, 2016 which was enacted as Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Act, 2016 effective from October 07, 2016.
Pusa University is an important landmark in the agricultural research and education in the eastern region of our country. It contains various faculties with different departments. More highlights about the university is mentioned below.
|Type of University||Public|
|Approval||University Grand Commission (UGC)|
|Year of Establishment||1970|
|Infrastructure Facilities||Classrooms, Laboratory, Library, Canteen, Hostel etc.|
|RPCAU Address||Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar-848125|
|RPCAU Courses Offered||Undergraduate, Postgraduate & Doctoral||RPCAU Fees|
|RPCAU Contact No.||6274240226|
|RPCAU E-mail id||[email protected]|
Pusa University offers courses in the discipline of Agricultural Science, Management and Engineering with various specialization which are mentioned below.
|Agricultural Science||B.Sc.||Agriculture, Community Science, Fisheries|
|M.Sc.||Horticulture, Forestry, Community Science, Agricultural Biotechnology, Plant Physiology, Agricultural Statistics|
|Engineering||B.Tech||Bio-Technology, Agricultural Engineering|
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University has its colleges to take care of a particular discipline and field. The colleges of the university are mentioned below.
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University provides courses in the fields of Agricultural Science, Management & Engineering. The fee varies for each course. RPCAU fee structure is mentioned below.
Pusa University provides scholarships to the students with the aid of Govt. of Bihar. The scholarship details for the students are mentioned below.
Pusa University is filled with a variety of departments and faculties. These departments particularly focuses on agricultural research. The departments of RPCAU is mentioned below.
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University is the first imperial university in our country. Each and every infrastructure of RPCAU has an imperial touch. Some of the amenities provided by the university is mentioned below.
RPCAU Placement maintains a good record. The past record of students placement is around 100%. The process to get this record placements are listed below.
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University has partnerships with 4 national universities and 6 European universities. The national and international collaborations of RPCAU are listed below.
Dr Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University makes admission through the eligibility criteria. The student must be eligible for the below mentioned criteria.
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University offers admission via eligibility criteria and AIEEA (All India Entrance Exam in Agriculture) scores. The admissions can be done online on the official website of the university. For PG and Ph.D. program, candidates must have passed out with a 4-year degree. Candidates applying for PG will be eligible only for their respective major. Candidates passed out from College/ University which is not accredited by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research) are not allowed to participate in the admission process.
Dr.Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University facilities provide good hostels for the students. The number of hostels and its capacity are mentioned below.
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Entrance Exams & Admissions : To get admission in rpcau you have to qualify the ICAR ug exam and get rank under 1000 to get admission here
Fees & Scholarships : The course fee is INR 25000 per year. you can get loan according to your need
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