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Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology (CSAUA&T) is an agricultural university at Kanpur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is named after the Indian revolutionary Chandrashekhar Azad. The university caters to the needs of the farming community of 29 districts of Uttar Pradesh.[citation needed]

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur
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Type State university
Established 1975
Chancellor Ram Naik
Vice-Chancellor Sushil Solomon
Location VIP Road, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
26°29′28″N 80°18′25″E / 26.49122°N 80.307012°E / 26.49122; 80.307012Coordinates: 26°29′28″N 80°18′25″E / 26.49122°N 80.307012°E / 26.49122; 80.307012
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC



A small school was started in 1893 at Kanpur to provide training to revenue officers. It gradually grew to the status of a Government Agricultural College (1906), the U.P. Institute of Agricultural Sciences (1969) and a full-fledged university in 1975. U.P. College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura was merged with the university at that time.


The university comprises seven colleges: Agriculture, Home Science, Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Forestry, Horticulture, Dairy Technology, and Fisheries.[1]

Admission policyEdit

Students are admitted to the undergraduate programme through SEE-UPTECH (State Entrance Examination) conducted by UPTECH, Lucknow, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh. Seats are allotted according to the merit of the students in SEE-UPTECH and their choice at the time of counselling 2008-09 onward students are taken through UPCATET


The extensive research effort in the university takes place under director of the Agricultural Research Station. It is divided into the following research sections:

The university has developed and released more than 150 early maturing, high yielding, and disease/insect resistant crop varieties/hybrids of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables, cotton, 29 of these in the last three years.[when?] It has contributed to the evolution of agro-techniques suited individual situations.


The university provides training to farmers and officials in agricultural technologies. An Agricultural Technology Information Centre at the main gate provides information to the farmers in the region.

Notable alumniEdit


  1. ^ "Home page". Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology.  Under "Academics".

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