Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology

The Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur is  recognized today as the premier institution of agricultural research and education in India. It  dates back to 1893 when a small school was started to impart training to revenue officers. It  rose step by step to the full-fledged Government Agriculture College (1906). The U.P.  Institute of Agricultural Sciences (1969) and finally to the C.S. Azad University of Agriculture  & Technology in 1975. The University was created with the merger of its two constituent  colleges, the erstwhile Government Agriculture College, Kanpur and U.P. College of  Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura. The University  caters to the needs of the farming  community spread over 29 districts of  six divisions of Uttar Pradesh.

CS University Kanpur Colleges and Departments

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur offer Under Graduate and Post Graduate programmes through following given list of colleges:
  • College Of Agriculture
  • Agri Economics & Statistics
  • College of Home Science
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Clothing & Textile
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Family Resource Management
  • Extension Education & Communication Management
  • Agricultural Engineering & Technology
  • College of Forestry
  • College of Horticulture
  • College of Dairy Technology
  • College of Fisheries
  • College of Agriculture, Lakhimpur Kheri
In addition, the university also offers various long term, short term courses and training programmes.  

CS University Kanpur Library

This Library is very old by its foundation. It was initially established as the College of Agriculture Library in 1907. It was later renamed as the Institute of Agriculture Library in 1967. Lastly in the year 1975, it was finally established as the University Central Library of Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur.

The library has a good collection of literature, comprising 64300 books, 4481 research  periodicals, 474 Ph.D. thesis, 1903 Post Graduate dissertations and other reference  materials. Presently we are providing reading facilities to approximately 3,000 readers  including students, teachers/scientist, staff, visitors and outsiders etc. It is in the process of  modernization, computerization and sophistication. The library has already purchased and  installed computers with printers, photocopying machine and air conditioners etc. It is  going to start abstracting search services and content page service through the electronic  media. AKMU has also provided Internet connectivity to the Library through V-SAT.

Contact Details

Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture and Technology
Agricultural College Lane, Nawabganj,
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208002

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