Information on courses, admissions process, exams & results of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU Ludhiana), Ludhiana

Punjab Agricultural University

Punjab Agricultural University, located in the outskirts of Ludhiana in Punjab, is a key contributor in increasing food grain production in the Punjab State. It is regarded as the initiator of Green Revolution in India. PAU has been modeled on the pattern of land grant colleges in USA, performing the integrated functions of teaching, research and extension in agriculture, agricultural engineering, home science and allied disciplines.
Educational Streams
The university is a leading player in technical education conducting Undergraduate, Master's and PhD programs. The course curriculum is constantly revised and restructured to keep pace with the latest developments in agriculture and allied fields. Extension of education is materialized through Kisan Mela, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Farm Advisory Services, Farm Operations and Facilities for Farmers. Research projects are based on Production of transgenic crops and application of newer tools of genetic engineering for better use of agro-biodiversity, nutritional and other quality attributes to match international standards with emphasizing natural resource management through generation of environment-friendly technologies. Application of Geographical Information System (GIS) and Geographical Positioning System (GPS) for precision farming and management of natural resources is also the key theme of research at PAU Ludhiana. The university has its research centers at several locations in Punjab.
The University presents best of facilities as it possesses well equipped laboratories, lecture rooms and elaborate farms. MS Randhawa Library, one of the best libraries in the region, is a five storey building, centrally air-conditioned and surrounded by lush green lawns. The library, which is fully computerized and automated, also networks with other libraries. Internet and photocopying services are available in the library.  Accommodation is arranged in the university hostels for students.
Punjab Agricultural University was established in 1962 to serve the state of Punjab. It has also made notable contributions in increasing livestock and poultry production. PAU was awarded the Best Agricultural University award in 1995 on account of its outstanding performance in agricultural research, education and extension. It has also made notable contributions in increasing livestock and poultry production.


  • College of Agriculture 
  • College of Agricultural Engineering 
  • College of Basic Sciences & Humanities 
  • College of Home Science 

Contact Details:
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana - 141 004

Phone: +91-161-2401960-79
Fax: +91-161-2400945
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