Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya was built up on 1st November, 1978. Prior it was known as Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya. It is an and ISO 9001:2000 certified institution which is provided the authorization by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).The College of Agriculture (set up in May, 1966) shaped the core of new homestead University. The University has Four Constituent Colleges which offer four Bachelor Degree programs and the Dean, Post Graduate Studies offers 29 Masters Degree and 16 Doctoral Degree programs. It is a Non-affiliating University and is perceived by U.G.C Under Section 12B of the UGC Act, 1978.It is spread over an aggregate area range of 1488.10 sections of land.
The University has the following constituent Institutes:
· College of Agriculture.
· Dr.G.C.Negi College of Veterinary and Animal Science.
· College of Home Science.
· College of Basic Sciences.
Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya is located in Palampur at an elevation about 1250 metres. The college is found 2 km from Palampur on Pathankot-Mandi National Highway (NH-20). Palampur is very much associated from Delhi, Pathankot, Jammu and Chandigarh by street. Railway and bus transport are easily available to reach the University.
It is one of famous University that provides the Short terms training course facilities which is based on Bioinformatics in Genomics and Proteomics. CGRT (Centre for Geo-informatics Centre) training courses facilities are also available and provided by the multidisciplinary faculty trained at national and international level to carry out research and development activities in the field of Geo-Informatics.
· It has ISO 9001:2008 Certification.
· It is accredited by NAAC.
· It is accredited by NAB