Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur


This university is abbreviated to be KAU situated in the district of Thrissur was set up on 24th February 1071. The establishment is by the Act 33 of 1971 of the Kerala State Legislature, called The Agricultural University Act, 1971. The university started operating on 1st February 1972 when 2 educational and 21 research institutions were combined together for the development of agriculture.

KAU has ten affiliated colleges- for the domains of Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Agricultural Engg., Forestry, Fisheries, Cooperation Banking Management, and Dairy Sciences. The university has an aims to gain excellence in Agricultural Education and Research along with Sustainable Development and security of agricultural community, by providing the required human resources, skills and technology.

KAU is situated at Vellanikkara in the Thrissur District on the National Highway (NH47), and has easy accessibility by road, rail and air. KAU provides a number of facilities for its students. It provides electron microscopy, dairy plant, radiotracer Laboratory, meat technology and carcass utilization plant. In addition, it has a central library, auditorium, indoor stadium, computer centre etc.

Courses offered:

7 graduate courses in fields such as Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Sciences, Cooperation & Banking, Fisheries, Dairy Science and Agricultural Engineering and Technology.

9 Post-graduate courses offering degrees that master in the graduate courses and other areas like Agricultural Statistics, Horticulture, Home Sciences comprising Food and Nutrition technology,  Animal Sciences and fishery technology.

Doctorate programmes being offered in 23 areas comprising of almost the above discussed topics.


For Under Graduate courses or bachelor courses the admission will be granted on the basis of the merit list obtained in the entrance examination, the Controller for admissions by the state government of Kerala is responsible for this entrance examination.

For the Post Graduate courses of the university-

Selections will be made on the strict merit of written tests and personal interviews.

For admission to PhD courses in the university-

Selection is interview based.



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33 Responses to “Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur”

  1. 33
    lavanya jana:

    Can i know the entrance exam date of msc horticulture and the date and place of issue of application forms

  2. 32

    Can you please send me the entrance exam date for msc horticulture and date and place of issue of application forms

  3. 31

    sir can you please send me the entrance exam date for msc food science and nutrition and date of issue of application forms

  4. 30

    can you please sent me the syllabus for C&B for plus two students

  5. 29

    please send me the syllabus for B.Sc(Hons) in C&B for +2

  6. 28
    anujith cletus:


    Can you please send me the syllabus for B.Sc. (Hons) in C& B. Expecting a reply soon, Thank you

  7. 27


    Can you please send me the complete syllabus for B.Sc. (Hons) in C& B. Expecting a reply soon, Thank you

  8. 26

    what was the cut off marks in 2011 to get admission for Bsc agriculture?

  9. 25
    sangeetha k s:

    Sir,please mail me the complete syllabus for Msc.Agriculture course…
    i will complete Bsc.Botany in this year.can i attend the entrance exam?

  10. 24

    may i know the portion for entrance exam for bsc agri

  11. 23
    gibin thomas:

    sir,my cousin wants this bsc agriculture course .sir pls give the syllabus of this course.and pls give the advantage of this course.

  12. 22

    sir i’m final year BSc agriculture student please inform me this years(2012) PG agriculture test date and syllabus

  13. 21

    Iam completed VHSC AGRICULTURE and B.S.C BOTANY. Can i attend the P.G agriculture entrance exam?

  14. 20

    pls let mwe know the rank list pulishing for BSc agriculture, my daughter already attended CEE entracne for medical etc. but how I know the rank list for agriculture, for medical & eng she is far away in the list. but I prefer to admit B.Sc. agri , she has 72% in +2 science.

    pls reply
    [email protected]

  15. 19
    Swathy Satheesan:

    I want to know about the entrance exam of agriculture?

  16. 18

    i want agricultural PGentrance test for 2011

  17. 17

    I want agricultural p.g. entrance test for 2011

  18. 16
    Ramnarace Sukhna:

    Please I am seeking the 2011 syllabus for M.s.c Horticulture at KAU.

  19. 15

    iam student of horticlture final year. i want syallubus of horticulture in M.SC

  20. 14

    I am a student of fisheries stream i would like to know about the examination dates of MFSc. and Agribusiness Management Course of this year.

  21. 13

    Iam a student of Bfsc(ns),i want to know about the entrance exam dates of MFSc and Agri Business Management course of this year.

  22. 12
    prajwal kumar.s:

    i am student of agriculture(U.A.S BANGAIORE)as i am intrested in joining PG course in kerala ….. so please guid me,in eaxm dates and the sylabas covered in the entrance exam??

  23. 11

    i am BSc agriculture student ,please inform me the date of pg entrance of
    this year

  24. 10

    what will be the date of pg entrance exam{horticulture}

  25. 9

    kau pg enterance exam notification,2011

  26. 8

    could u pls tell me which exam is the eligibility for getting msc hort seat in ur college, icar or any other?

  27. 7

    need Kerala Agricultural College thrissur’s entrance application form

  28. 6

    I want to do MA english plz tell me the last date of applying in masters

  29. 5

    I want to do MA english plz tell me the last date of applying in masters

  30. 4

    eligibility in msc agriculture at kerala university

  31. 3
    P. muralidharan:

    Dear Sir,
    I want to know about the procedure of admission for engineering course after +2 as my daughter is appearing the coming exam in Feb 2011. I prefer to get admission in
    agriculture enginering course :I have following questions:
    1. How to get application forms fromyour University,
    2. Date of issue and last date of submission of forms .
    3. will it be accepted by post as I am staying in Delhi.
    4. We have residence in Trissur, kerala.
    5cost of admission form :
    any other informations that you may provide to me

  32. 2
    pardeep kumar:

    Does this university offer any master degree in tourism sector.

  33. 1
    Pyae Phyo Aung:

    Dear Principal of Kerala Agricultural University,Thrissur,
    I want to get my M.S.C degree for Agricultural Economics and so how do I have to do and to prepare and to join your University. Now , I have finished my Bechlor degree from Agricultural University in Myanmar. I am a citizen in Myanmar Country. I am serving in Market Information Service Section. Department of Agricultural University Under Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation as Field Assistant Supervisor.