Kerala Agricultural University Thrissur
(Professional University)

Establishment

Deemed to have come into existence on February 24th 1971 by the Act 33 of 1971 of the Kerala State Legislature, entitled 'The Agricultural University Act, 1971', the Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) became operational since February 1st 1972 when the then existing two educational and 21 research institutions administered by the Departments of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry of the Government of Kerala, were brought under one umbrella for facilitating the sustainable and accelerated development of agriculture in the State.

Courses Offered

Faculty of Agriculture

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.Sc. (Ag.)
  • B.Sc. (Forestry)
  • B.Sc. (C&B)

Post Graduate Courses

  • M.Sc.(Ag.)
  • M.Sc.(Hort.)
  • M.Sc.(Food Sci. & Nutrition.)
  • M.Sc.(FS & N)
  • M.Sc.(Ag. Stat.)
  • M. Sc. Ag Biotech
  • M.Sc. (Forestry)
  • M.Sc. (C&B)
  • Ph.D. 
  • MBA in Agri Business Management

Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.          
  • B.V.Sc. & A.H.          
  • B.Tech.(D.Sc. & Tech.)

Post Graduate Courses     

  • M.V.Sc. and Ph.D.

Faculty of Fisheries

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.F.Sc.

Post Graduate Courses     

  • M.F.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Faculty of Agricultural Engineering & Technology

Under Graduate Courses

  • B.Tech.(Agrl.Engg.)

  
Post Graduate Courses

    • M.Tech.(Agrl. Engg.)

    Admissions Process
    Students are admitted to the Under Graduate courses of the university on the basis of the ranks obtained in the common entrance examination conducted by the the Commissionarate of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. For details, the relevant Government Notifications issued from time to time may be seen. Also visit the official site of the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations Kerala, www.cee-kerala.org.
    Application forms for UG courses other than BSc (C&B) can be obtained from institutions listed in the Government Notification regarding Common Entrance Examination, issued from time to time.
    For details regarding admission to BSc Co-operation and Banking (C&B) course, please go through the relevant notification issued by KAU.
    For the PG courses except Ph.D., selections are made by the committee constituted by the University for the purpose on the basis of written test and interview. Ph. D. admissions are on the basis of interview. For details, please go through the relevant University Notification and Prospectus issued from time to time.
    Affiliated Colleges

    • College of Agriculture, Vellayani
    • College of Agriculture, Padannakkad
    • College of Horticulture,Vellanikkara
    • College of Forestry, Vellanikkara
    • College of Co-operation, Banking and Management, Vellanikkara
    • College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Mannuthy
    • College of Veterinary & Animal Sci., Pookot, Wayanad
    • College of Dairy Science and Technology, Idukki *
    • College of Fisheries, Panangad
    • Kelappaji College of Agrl. Engineering & Technology, Tavanur

    KAU Institutions / Stations

    Teaching Institutions

    • College of Agriculture, Vellayani P.O., Thiruvananthapuram- 695 522
      Head of Office : Dean.
      Phone : 0471-2381002 , 2381915
      Email : deanagri@kau.in, coavellayani@kau.in
    • College of Horticulture, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680 656
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 0487-2370790, 2370822
      Email : adhort@kau.in, cohvka@kau.in
    • College of Agriculture, Padannakkad P.O., Kasaragod - 671 328
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 0467-2280616, 2282699
      Email : adpad@kau.in, coapad@kau.in
    • College of Forestry, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680 656
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 0487-2370050
      Email : adforestry@kau.in, cofvka@kau.in
    • College of Co-Operation, Banking & Management, KAU. P.O., Thrissur-680 656
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 0487-2370367
      Email : adccbm@kau.in, ccbm@kau.in
    • College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur-680 651
      Head of Office : Dean.
      Phone : 0487-2370451, 2370344
      Email: deanvet@kau.in, vetmannuthy@kau.in
    • College of Veterinary& Animal Sciences, Pookot, Lakkidi P.O., Wayanad - 673 576
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 04936-256340
      Email: adpookot@kau.in, vetpookot@kau.in
    • College of Fisheries, Panangad P.O., Ernakulam - 682 651
      Head of Office : Dean.
      Phone : 0484-2700337, 2700598
      Email: deanfisheries@kau.in, cofpanangad@kau.in
    • Kelappaji College of Agrl. Engineering & Technology, Tavanur, Malappuram- 679 573
      Head of Office : Dean.
      Phone : 0494-2686009, 2686214
      Email: deanengg@kau.in, kcaet@kau.in
    • College of Dairy Science & Technology, Idukki
      (Present Address : College of Dairy Science & Technology, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur- 680 651)
      Head of Office : Associate Dean.
      Phone : 0487-2372861
      Email : adcdst@kau.in, cdst@kau.in

    Research Stations
    Northern Zone

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station, Pilicode P.O., Kasaragod- 670 353
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 0467-2260632, 2260450
      E-mail: adrpil@kau.in, rarspil@kau.in
    • Pepper Research Station, Panniyur, Kanhirangad P.O., Kannur  - 670 142
      Head of Office : Professor.
      Phone : 0460 - 2227287
      Email: prspanniyur@kau.in 

    High Range Zone

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station, Ambalavayal, Wayanad - 673 593
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 04936-260421, 260777
      Email : adramb@kau.in, rarsamb@kau.in
    • Cardamom Research Station, Pampadumpara, Idukki -685 556
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 04868-236263
      Email : crspam@kau.in

    Central Zone

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station, Pattambi, Mele Pattambi P.O., Palakkad-679 306
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 0466-2212228, 2212275
      Email: adrptb@kau.in, rarsptb@kau.in
    • Banana Research Station, Kannara, Marakkal, Thrissur -680 652
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2699087
      Email : brskannara@kau.in
    • Agronomic Research Station, Chalakudy P.O., Thrissur- 680 307
      Head of Office : Professor.
      Phone : 0480-2702116
      Email : arschalakudy@kau.in
    • Cashew Research Station, Madakkathara, Thrissur- 680656
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370339
      Email : crsmadakkathara@kau.in
    • Cashew Research Station , Anakkayam P.O., Malappuram-676 516
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone :  0483-2864739
      Email : crsanakkayam@kau.in
    • Aromatic & Medicinal Plants Research Station, Odakkali, Asamannoor P.O., Ernakulam- 683 549
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0484-2658221
      Email : amprs@kau.in
    • Pineapple Research Station, Vazhakulam, Muvattupuzha, Ernakulam -686 670
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0485-2260832
      Email : prsvazhakulam@kau.in
    • Agricultural Research Station, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur- 680 651
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370726
      Email : arsmannuthy@kau.in
    • Plant Propagation & Nursery Management Unit, KAU P.O., Thrissur-680 656
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2371599
      Email : centnursery@kau.in

    Special Zone of Problem Areas

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station, Kumarakom P.O., Kottayam-686 566
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 0481-2524421
      Email : adrkum@kau.in, rarskum@kau.in
    • Rice Research Station, Vyttila, Kochi -682 019
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0484-2809963
      Email : rrsvyttila@kau.in
    • Rice Research Station , Moncompu, Thekkekara P.O., Alappuzha-688 503
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0477-2702245
      Email : rrsmoncompu@kau.in
    • Sugaracane Res.Station, Kallungal P.O., Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta - 689102
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0469-2604181
      Email : srsthiruvalla@kau.in
    • Agricultural Drainage Scheme, Karumady P.O., Alappuzha -688 564
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0477-2272750
      Email : drainage@kau.in

    Onattukara Zone

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station , Kayamkulam P.O., Alappuzha - 690 502
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 0479-2443192
      Email : orars@kau.in

    Southern Zone

    • Regional Agricultural Research Station, Vellayani P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 52
      Head of Office : Associate Director.
      Phone : 0471-2383239
      E-mail: adrvellayani@kau.in
    • Cropping Systems Research Centre, Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 002
      Head of Office : Professor.
      Phone : 0471-2343586
      Email : csrc@kau.in
    • Coconut Research Station, Balaramapuram P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 509
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0471-2400621
      Email : crsbalaram@kau.in
    • Farming Systems Research Station, Sadananthapuram, Kottarakkara -691 550
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0474-2454853
      Email : fsrskottarakkara@kau.in
    • Soil Conservation Research Centre , Konni, Pathanamthitta
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0473-2242548
      Email :

    Research Stations not covered under NARP set up

    • Cattle Infertility Scheme, Vellimadukunnu, Kozhikode- 673 012
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0495-2730614
      Email : ciskozhikode@kau.in
    • Cattle Breeding Farm, Thumburmuzhi, Chalakudy, Thrissur-680 721
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0480-2746065
      Email : cbfthumburmuzhy@kau.in
    • Livestock Research Station, Thiruvazhamkunnu, Palakkad-678 606
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 04924-262243
      Email : lrsthiru@kau.in
    • Poultry & Duck Farm, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur -680 651
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370237
      Email : pdfmannuthy@kau.in
    • University Livestock Farm, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur -680 651
      Head of Office : Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370302
      Email : ulfmannuthy@kau.in
    • Centre for Pig Breeding & Research, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur -680 651
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370378
      Email : pigcenter@kau.in
    • Fisheries Station, Puduveypu, Kochi- 682 508
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0484-2502587
      Email : fspuduveypu@kau.in

    Training & Extension Centres

    • Communication Centre, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur-680651
      Head of Office : Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2370773
      Email : ccmannuthy@kau.in
    • Central Training Institute, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur-680651
      Head of Office : Associate Professor.
      Phone : 0487-2371104
      Email: cti@kau.in
    • Agricultural Technology Information Centre, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur - 680651
      Head of Office : Associate Professor & Special Officer.
      Phone : 0487-2371340
      Email : atic@kau.in
    • Information and Sales Centre, Mannuthy P.O., Thrissur - 680651
      Head of Office : Officer on Special Duty.
      Phone : 0487-2370540
      Email : atic@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Sadananthapuram P.O., Kottarakkara-691 550
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0474-2454853
      Email : kvkkollam@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Pattambi, Mele Pattambi P.O., Palakkad- 679 306
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0466-2212279
      Email : kvkpalakkad@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Ambalavayal P.O., Wayanad- 673 593
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 04936-260411
      Email : kvkwayanad@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, KAU P.O., Thrissur - 680 656
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0487 - 2375855
      Email : kvkthrissur@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kumarakom P.O, Kottayam - 686 566
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0481 - 2529631
      Email : kvkkottayam@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra,  Panniyur, Kanhirangad P.O., Kannur- 670 142
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0460 - 2226087
      Email : kvkkannur@kau.in
    • Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Tavanur P.O., Malappuram - 679 573
      Head of Office : Program Co-ordinator.
      Phone : 0494 - 2686329
      Email : kvkmalappuram@kau.in

    Contact

    Kerala Agricultural University
    (Professional -Agricultural University)

    Vellanikkara,
    Thrissur 680 656
    Kerala

    Tel : 0487- 2370034, 2370439
    Fax : 0487-2370019
    Email : vckau@sancharnet, vckau@vsnl.com
    Website : https://www.kau.edu

    VC: Vacant
    Reg: Sri Omprakash Kaler