Keeping in Mind the opening of Agricultural Universities in India on the pattern of Land Grant Colleges in U.S.A., greater emphasis was naturally placed in augumenting teaching, research and extension activities in the field of agriculture.There was thus felt a need by our Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof. S. W. Akhtar for starting Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (IIAST),so that apart from teaching,it could also meet the research and extension needs of the area comprising of state of Uttar Pradesh in particular.
IIAST was formally established on 9th May, 2014 with the following mission, mandate and goals. Learn more →
With the rapid increase in population and the accompanying surges in energy usage globally, we are facing a plethora of problems. In this scenario, our nation does require education in the field of Agriculture at all levels so that we are better equipped to handle the threats and face the challenges.
The Integral Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology (IIAST) was formally established on 9th May 2014 to contribute its part towards Agricultural Education. Since its establishment, it has grown into an Institute with two Undergraduate programmes, B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture, B.Tech Agricultural Engineering and six post graduate programmes namely MBA Agribusiness Management, M.Sc. (Ag) Agronomy, M.Sc. (Ag.) Horticulture, M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics and Plant Breeding, M.Sc. (Ag) Soil Science and M. Tech. Agriinformatics.
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