Navsari Agricultural University

Navsari Agricultural University was carved out of erstwhile Gujarat Agricultural University in 2004 for imparting teaching in agriculture and allied sciences in seven districts of South Gujarat viz., Narmada, Bharuch, Surat, Tapi, Navsari, Dangs and Valsad. The University has made remarkable growth in its tripartite activities i.e.Education, Research and Extension Education and simultaneously also made tremendous growth in infrastructure and Human Resource Development since its inception. 

During its inception, it had three colleges under its belt namely, N.M. College of Agriculture, Navsari (established in 1965), ASPEE College of Horticulture and College of Forestry. After formation of NAU, other colleges like Aspee Institute of Agri-Business Management, Vanbandhu College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry at Navsari, College of Agriculture at Bharuch and Waghai and Gujarat Agricultural Biotechnology Institute at Surat have been started during the year 2012. Further, the College of Agricultural Engineering at Dediyapada and College of Fisheries Science  were also established at NAU, Navsari. Thus the number of Colleges/Institutes increased from three in 2004 to ten in 2015. 

Academic Programs in Navsari Agricultural University

  • Dairy Technology
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Food Processing Technology
  • Agricultural Information Technology
  • Dairy & Food Technology
  • Renewable Energy & Environment Engineering
  • Agricultural Information Technology

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences

B.Sc (H)
  • Agriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Forestry
  • Home Science & Nutrition
  • Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Food Quality Assurance

  • Agriculture Engineering

M.Sc (H)
  • Agriculture
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture


  • Agribusiness Management

Navsari Agricultural University Admission

NAU offers education in agriculture up to Ph.D level Agriculture and Allied Science. NAU offers Master’s degree in Science, Technology, Veterinary Science and MBA in Agribusiness Management. Candidates are selected through merit of qualifying examination and scores in PG entrance. Also, candidates applying for MBA in Agribusiness Management have to follow separate admission procedure of APSEE Agribusiness Management Institute. MBA admissions are conducted on the basis of entrance test, personal interview and group discussion.

Research in Navsari Agricultural University

The University has 25 research stations at 15 different locations working on areas like soil and water management, horticulture and livestock. The research centres include Main Rice Research Station, Main Sugarcane Research Station, Soil & Water Management Research Unit, Regional Horticulture Research Station, Livestock Research Station, Pulse Research Station, Floriculture, Vegetable and Organic farms at Navsari campus, Main Cotton Research Station, Main Sorghum Research Station at Surat, Regional Cotton and Pulse Research Station at Bharuch and Achhaliya, Regional Rice Research Station at Vyara, AES (Horticulture) at Paria, Fruit Research Station at Gandevi, Wheat Research Station at Bardoli, Hill Millet Research Station at Waghai and Niger Research Station at Vanarasi. 

NAU transfers the new agricultural technology through five KrushiVigyanKendras (Waghai, Vyara, Navsari, Dediyapada and Surat), SardarSmruti Kendra (Navsari), Agricultural Technology Information Centre (Navsari), Agriculture Educatorium (Navsari), Advance Training Centre for Soil and Water Management (Navsari), Tribal Women Training Centre (Dediyapada), Vegetable and Fruit Demonstration Scheme for Tribal Upliftment (Pariya) and Demonstration-cum-Training Centre for Inland Fisheries (Navsari). This University also offers short duration certificate courses on Bakery, Agricultural Extension Services for Input dealers, Landscaping and Gardening, Nature and Wild life photography, Turf grass management, Plant tissue culture and Agro ITI for enhancing the skill in rural youths. 

Navsari Agricultural University
Navsari-396 450 
Telephone Number: (02637)282823 
Fax :(02637)283794

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