College of Agricultural Engineering and Post-Harvest Technology (CAEPHT) was established by CAU in the year 2006 to address the issue of shortage of trained manpower (Human Resource) in the discipline of agricultural engineering besides issues pertaining to natural resource management, farm mechanization, post-harvest technology, processing & value addition, utilization of renewable sources of energy, creation of agro-industries in the region etc.

The aim of the college is to impart quality education so as to produce globally competitive graduates and post graduates in areas of agricultural engineering and post-harvest technology including inter disciplinary areas so that confident and capable human resource, suitable for working as scientists, academics, managers, entrepreneurs etc., could be developed.