Anand Agricultural University (AAU), formerly known as Gujarat Agricultural University (GAU), is a State University affiliated to The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. The University is well known for making a partnership between the villagers and interested students as the basic needs for rural development through its various programs. AAU offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs such as B.Tech, M.Tech, and other polytechnic programs. Students get placed in reputed and prestigious companies like Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Wagh Bakri, Vadilal, Britannia, Pepsico, Rasanand, etc. The median salary offered to AAU students ranges between 3.5 to 4.5 LPA.
|Established | Type||2004 | State|
|Affiliation||ICAR (New Delhi) & UGC|
|Campus Setting | Area||Urban |743 acres|
|Selection criteria||Entrance based|
|Courses Offered | Type||B.Tech and M.Tech | UG, PG, and Ph.D|
|Affiliations||- 7 colleges - 17 research centers - 6 extension centers|
|Address||Anand Agricultural University|
Anand- 388110, Gujarat, India
|Anand Agricultural University contact details||(Office) +91-2692-261310|
Under Anand Agricultural University Admission 2019, the university provides many UG, PG & Polytechnic level courses in various disciplines & its specializations such as Agriculture, Dairy Science, Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Food Processing Technology, Bio-Energy, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Agribusiness Management, and Agricultural Information Technology and many more.
Read More: AAU Fee Structure.
Admission to Anand Agricultural University is based both on entrance exams and merits obtained by the applicant in the qualifying examination.
The admission of the candidates will be decided by the admission committee based on the seats available in each subject. The decision of the admission committee shall be final. Admissions shall be given at the beginning of odd semester only, subject to the intake capacity and other infrastructure facilities available at the respective university.
The college has training and placement cell who look after all the training-related activities. The cell performs various activities such as:
The cell places many students every year who participate in the placement process. Here are some stats from the NIRF 2019 reports, which show the no. of students who opted for the placement process and got placed and students who opted for higher studies.
|Year||No. of Students Graduated||No. of Students Placed||No. of Students opted for higher studies|
|UG: 140 |
The median salary has seen a sudden fall in AAU placements. In 2016 and 2017, the CTC offered to Postgraduate students was 4.2 Lacs and 4.8 Lacs but in the year 2018, the LPA remained at 0.53 Lacs which is a very small amount. On the other hand, Undergraduate placements has seen a continuous boom in CTC offered to them. The CTC is increasing year by year and in 2018 where PG placements saw a sudden fall, Undergraduate placements have seen a sudden hick.
Anand Agricultural University (AAU) Top recuiters: Abbott, Austin, ManPasand, Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Wagh Bakri, Vadilal, Britannia, Pepsico, Rasanand, Safal, Parle, IDMC, Amul, Omfed, Nestle, etc.
Faculty of Aanand Agricultural University is divided into different departments where they impart their knowledge to students. Most of the faculty members are Ph.D. holders or least hold a Master’s degree in their relevant field. Here is department-wise list of faculty members: