Allahabad Agricultural Institute - Deemed University (AAI-DU) is a multi faculty Christian university of Allahabad. The Agricultural Institute was established under the leadership of Dr. Sam Higginbottom in 1910. It provides quality education to its students by providing well-structured syllabus, high faculty standard & placement opportunities. The main objective of the university is to promote and provide instruction and training in areas of study relevant to Agriculture, Rural Economic Development, Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Animal Health, Human Health, Sanitation, Home Science Management, Community Development, Health Education, Christian Studies and other relevant Sciences, Technologies and Humanities for all round improvement in the quality of students life.
In the present context the University known as Allahabad Agricultural Institute- Deemed University, is striving to acquire a place in the arena of International Science and Technology while holding a pioneering status in India. The University offers Twenty Eight (28) Undergraduate Programmes, Forty Eight (48) Postgraduate programmes, Eleven (11) Diploma programmes, and Doctorates in various disciplines.
The teaching and research faculties of the University have highly qualified professionals, trained in specialized areas of Agricultural Science and Technology with several of them holding Post Graduate degrees & Doctoral Degrees from universities abroad.
The Allahabad Agricultural Institute- Deemed University is a united endeavour of the Christian community in India, for promoting rural life and development in conformity with the Christian vision in relation with the human kind and the creation. The University is held in Trust as a common ecumenical heritage by the Christian Churches and Christian Organizations of the country. It seeks to be a national center of professional excellence in education and service to the people with the participation of its students and faculty members from all over India.
The University upholds and strives to achieve the following:
In all of the above, the University helps the young and old without coercion or compulsion to deepen their commitment to a life of service as exemplified in JESUS CHRIST; by means of presentation of the Gospel through teaching, worship and witness in accordance with the Christian belief.
Students enrolled in the academic programmes are exposed to various technical training, which enables them to develop skills in their respective field. The University keeps the students informed about potential job opportunities and helps them in making prudent decisions for their future careers. It maintains and promotes close linkages and active contact with potential employers both National and Multinational. While involving their executives and facilitates their interaction with the students through lectures, discussions and classroom participation. The University also strives to prepare it's students to take their places as farmers on their own land, farm managers, agricultural scientists, agricultural research workers, extension workers and agricultural administrators.
Objectives of the University