Rajendra Agricultural University is one of agriculture institution, that having a own importance. It provides the education in the research and allied sciences at the different levels of degree courses i.e. Certificate, Graduate, Under-Graduate, Post Graduate, research and PG Diploma courses.
The establishment of Agricultural University was founded by Lord Curzon on the April, 1905. In 1908-09, the first batch of students, for Licentiates in Agriculture (L.Ag's) and college graduated.Pusa got a magnificent status in 1918, being renamed as the Imperial Agricultural Research Institute (IARI). Pulverization accompanied the considerable Bihar Earthquake in January, 1934. All things considered the majestic agrarian exploration organization (IARI) began working at its new home on sprawling zones north-west of New Delhi before the end of 1936.
The agricultural college however emerged in the sixties as the Tirhut College of Agriculture, Dholi. By 1970, Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU) had set up itself at Pusa and turned into a critical milestone in rural exploration & instruction in the eastern locale of the nation. RAU offers M.Sc. Degree in 34 orders and Ph.D. in 17 controls. At the season of foundation on 4 July 2003 it was known as Imperial Agriculture Research Institute.
Rajendra Agricultural University having a unique infrastructure which is consists of one Boy’s Hostel with a capacity of 450 students and one Girl’s Hostel.
RAU is located in the Samastipur district, Other facilities are also provided by the RAU that are as VIP Guest House, Kisan Ghar, IKH Bhavan, Sanchar Kendra, ATIC building, Administrative Complex, Flax House etc.
In the new thousand years, the difficulties met by the present day agriculturists are truly unique in relation to those met by their antecedents. The huge weight upon the composers, uniquely little and negligible one to develop more sustenance on less land has made them data hungry. Presently days, a sound information base is as basic data in agribusiness for them just like alternate inputs, for example, seed, compost and water.
Under such situation, the parts of augmentation instruction expect criticalness. The Rajendra Agricultural University through Directorate of Extension Education is adequately assuming this part.
Its main aim is to provide the strength in research and education in the agriculture fields and enhanced the knowledge in the people.