The Department of Extension Education, College of Veterinary Science, Assam Agricultural University, Khanapara was established in the year 1962. The Department is offering UG courses since inception, MVSc Degree Programme since 1983 and Ph.D programme from 1995.
Present Head of the Department is Dr. Pulin Hazarika, Ph.D. Currently there are 6 faculty members in the Department who are well versed in teaching, research and extension activities. The Department is involved in organising Participatory Extension Activities, Village Extension Camp, Farmer - Scientist -Interactions, Awareness programmes etc. on a regular basis involving UG, PG/ Ph.D students as part of the field practicals and giving exposure on technology dissemination procedure. The Department is presently running a Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded project and completed two projects funded by Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, ICAR, Bhimtal and another project in Collaboration with Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship (IIE), Lalmati.
The Department has been organising different events like National Level Seminar, International Webinar, Rural Development activities for social cause.