R ajendra Agricultural University was established on 3 rd of December, 1970 at Pusa known as the motherland of Agriculture, education and research across the country. The place Pusa has glorious past. Imperial Agricultural Research Institute was established in 1905 at Pusa.
The mandate of the University is to undertake teaching, research and extension programme to generate knowledge, wealth and information base among the stake holders of education, research and farming. University has taken up various on and off farm Agricultural Programmes to create village knowledge center and also for promotion of various entrepreneurial activities for social and economic upliftment of rural mass.
There are six faculties in the University in the disciplines of Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Basic Sciences and Humanities, Home Science, faculty of Post Graduate studies and Veterinary and Animal Sciences. The University offers five undergraduate degree programmes, sixteen post graduate programmes and nine Ph.D. Programmes.