College of Agriculture (CoA) at Vellayani ,Thiruvananthapuram is regarded as one of the top level institutions in India for agricultural research and education. The college along with the two other campuses under the faculty of Agriculture has been best in romoting and providing quality education and skill training for agricultural graduates and farmers in Kerala. The instructional farm at vellayani also helps to organize work experience programs for the students at graduate level and provides space for PG and PhD students  for practicals and trials. With the help of CoA in the agricultural University , the agricultural education and research in the state underwent tremendous changes and developments. The college has become the main centre of the agricultural research and education in the southern state.

Facts and Figures of CoA

Establishment year


Affiliated to

Kerala Agricultural University

Chair person of the college

Dr. Sverup John

College type


Campus Area

100 acres

Hostel Accommodation

Boys: 150 & Girls: 350

How to Reach

Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport- 16 km away

Merely 12 km away from Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station

And 10 km away from Thiruvananthapuram City Bus terminal

Why to join College of Agriculture Thiruvananthapuram?

  • Training to students- Intense field training is being provided to the students in the Krishi Bhavans of the department of Agriculture and in the research stations of university where they get proper exposure to the practical problems faced by farmers which make the students perfect and fit for the future competition in their official career.

  • Achievements- A new “Soil museum” was inaugurated under the supervision of Department of soil science for the benefit of public and will enhance the knowledge of the students as well.

  • Study Tours- For the proper widening of conceptual understanding of the students , study tours are organized covering Kerala, South and North Indian states.

  • Best Faculty-Our Eminent faculty members are specialized and experts in their chosen fields and committed to teach with academic excellence.