Central Agricultural University
The Central Agricultural University has been established by an act of Parliament, the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992 (No.40 of 1992). The Act came into effect on 26th January, 1993 with the issue of notification by the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Govt. of India. The University became functional with the joining of first Vice-Chancellor on 13th September, 1993. The jurisdiction of the University extends to six North-Eastern Hill States viz., Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim and Tripura, with headquarters at Imphal in Manipur.
Like other Agricultural Universities, Central Agricultural University, Imphal has integrated programmes of teaching, research and extension education.
As per the mandate, the university has established different constituent colleges, namely: College of Agriculture (Imphal, Manipur), College of Fisheries (Agartala, Tripura), College of Home Science (Tura, Meghalaya), College of Horticulture & Forestry (Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh), College of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry (Aizawl, Mizoram), College of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology (Gangtok, Sikkim), and College of Post-Graduate Studies (Umiam, Meghalaya). Except for the College of Agriculture (erstwhile Manipur Agricultural College, Imphal), other constituent colleges of University came into existence after the establishment of University