Message From Director

Well-being is an important element for students to consider as they work toward successful completion of their academic journey. The universityoffers a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to student wellness providing services that address the physical, intellectual, spiritual and emotional needs of students.

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Directorate of Instruction – CAU, Imphal

The Directorate of Instruction was established in 2005 in accordance with the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992 (No.40 Of 1992) wherein the Director of Instruction is responsible for planning, co-ordination and supervision for all educational programmes in the various faculties of the University. The Directorate strives for quality improvement of education hence its various functions includes planning and academic coordination for teaching, quality of education, policy matters and system regarding resident instruction, overseeing the examination and evaluation, development and enforcement of curricula, development of educational technology and teachers’ training programmeto develop competence and qualified human resource, HRD of faculty, collaboration with national and international universities/institutes for academic excellence etc. Falling in line with the policies of the University and ICAR, the curricula and syllabi are revised periodically. Revision of syllabus and introduction of new courses are done based on the emerging needs. Special coaching programmes are arranged in all the constituent colleges to facilitate good performance of students in the annual NET/JRF/GATE/ARS and other national level examinations.

☛ Objectives

  • + To supervise and co-coordinate the academic activities of various faculties of the University.
    + To improve the educational standards of the University.
    + To collaborate with national and international universities/institutes in the area of agricultural & allied sciences for academic excellence.
    + To co-ordinate and organize Sports and Cultural activities at University level.
    + To conduct ‘Soft Skills and Personality Development’ programmes for students of constituent colleges of Central Agricultural University.
    + To encourage and recommend the faculty members for capacity building programmes in different disciplines.

☛ Milestones in Education and Student Activities

  • Since its inception, the University has produced 2328 graduates, 765 post-graduates and 15 Ph.Ds, out of which 102 passed out students are working as Agricultural Research Scientists (ARS). Number of passed out students employed in government sectors and private sectors are 1691 and 269, respectively which constitutes 73% and 12% respectively. Moreover, 190 passed out students are settled in the occupation of agriculture and allied subjects. Students of the university have been performing excellence in JRF Exam conducted by ICAR, New Delhi and secured:

    i) 2nd position twice (during 2012 and 2014) in All India Ranking in ICAR-JRF examination and also
    ii) 2nd position in ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) Award for the year 2016 under the programme category of Horticulture and Forestry.
    iii) 1st Position in March past in the 5th ICAR Inter University Sports & Meet held at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab in the year 2006
    iv) 1st Position in Group song, 2ndPosition in Rangoli, 3rd Position in in Group dance, 4th Position in Solo Song in the 16th AIICAR Youth Festival held at Orissa University of Agricultural Technology, Bhubneswar, Odisha in the year 2016
    v) 1st Position in Collage and 2nd Position in Quiz in the 17th AIICAR Youth Festival held at Rajasthan University of Veterinary Sciences, Bikaner, and Rajasthan in the year 2017.
    vi) 2nd Position in Quiz in the 18th All India ICAR AGRIUNIFEST held at Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh in the year 2018.