Faculties and Colleges

The University has the following faculties under which various colleges have been established:

A. Faculty of Agriculture:

There are three Colleges under this Faculty, viz., College of Agriculture situated at Jorhat, Biswanath College of Agriculture (BNCA) at Biswanath Chariali, about 250 km from Jorhat, Sarat Chandra Singha College of Agriculture (SCSCA) at Chapar, about 600 km from Jorhat. The Post Graduate (PG) degree programmes are offered in the selected disciplines of the College of Agriculture, Jorhat and the Biswanath College of Agriculture, Biswanath Chariali.

The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Agriculture are as follows:
1. B. Sc. (Agri) of 8 semesters
2. M. Sc. (Agri) of 4 semesters
3. M.Sc. (Food Technology) of four semesters
4. MBA (Agri Business) of 4 semesters
5. Ph. D. of 6 semesters

B. Faculty of Veterinary Science:

This Faculty comprises of two Colleges, viz. College of Veterinary Science situated at Khanapara, Guwahati and Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science at Joyhing, North Lakhimpur located at a distance of 300 km and 440 km from AAU Headquarter, respectively. The College of Veterinary Science, Guwahati had its origin in Assam Veterinary College established in 1948 at Nagaon. The College was shifted to the premises of the Directorate of Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department, Government of Assam at Chenikuthi, Guwahati in 1950. Later in l960, the College was again shifted to its present location at Khanapara, Guwahati. This College was transferred to the AAU in 1969. The Lakhimpur College of Veterinary Science at Joyhing started offering only B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree programme from 1988 onwards.

The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Veterinary Science are as follows:
1. B. V. Sc. & A. H. of 10 semesters
2. M. V. Sc. of 4 semesters
3. Ph. D. of 6 semesters

C. Faculty of Home Science:

This Faculty has only one college, i.e., College of Home Science, established in 1973 at AAU Headquarter, Jorhat.

The degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Home Science are as follows:
1. B. Sc. (H. Sc.) of 8 semesters
2. M. Sc. (H. Sc.) of 4 semesters
3. Ph. D. of 6 semesters

D. Faculty of Fisheries Science:

The Faculty has only one college, i.e., College of Fisheries Science, established in 1988 at Raha, Nagaon, 200 km away from Jorhat and 100 km away from Guwahati on National Highway No. 37.

The degree programmes offered are:
1) B. F. Sc. of 8 semesters
2) M. F. Sc. of 4 semesters
3) Ph.D. of 6 semesters

E. Faculty of Horticulture:

The Faculty has only one college, i.e., College of Horticulture at Nalbari about 400 km away from Jorhat. (Presently the B.Sc.(Hort) programme is being run from A.A.U. Headquarter, Jorhat )

The degree programme offered is B.Sc. (Hort) of 8 semesters
The departments offering undergraduate courses are:
1) Basic Science & Humanities
2) Floriculture & Landscaping
3) Fruit Science
4) Natural Resource Management
5) Plantation Crop, Spice, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
6) Plant Protection
7) Post-Harvest Technology
8) Vegetable Science

F. Faculty of Sericulture:

The Faculty has only one college, i.e., College of Sericulture at Titabar, about 25 km away from Jorhat. (Presently the B.Sc.(Seri.) programme is being run from A.A.U. Headquarter, Jorhat)

The degree programme offered is B.Sc. (Seri) of 8 semesters.
The departments offering undergraduate courses are:
1) Basic Science
2) Environmental Science
3) Host Plant Management
4) Natural Resource Management
5) Sericultural Biotechnology
6) Sericultural Science
7) Silk Science and Technology
8) Social Science