CAU Imphal ranks 13th in agricultural universities ranking
The Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal stated that the university was ranked in 25th place during the last two years.
Updated on 6 Dec 2021, 7:29 pm
The Central Agricultural University (CAU), Imphal has been placed in the 13th position among 731 agricultural universities of the country in the prestigious ICAR ranking of agricultural universities, 2020.
A release issued by CAU Imphal on Monday stated that the university was ranked in 25th place during the last two years. Director of instruction S Basanta said that the momentous achievement of the university is the result of its outstanding performance in academics, research and transfer of technology output.
During the reported period, 4.76 per cent and 5.04 per cent of students of the university cleared the all India JRF and SRF exams, and, 16.96 per cent and 4.2 per cent of them got admission in PG and PhD programmes at reputed universities through open examinations conducted by ICAR and IIT, while publications in reputed journals of high Thompson Index per faculty were 0.24 per cent, it stated.
It stated that four varieties of rice and cassava and 10 technologies widely adopted by farmers of seven Northeastern states were developed during the period.
Research projects worth Rs 33. 34 crore were granted by various funding agencies. In technology transfer, 6495 training programmes were organised. 12 foreign students also took admission in various programmes of the university.
The vice chancellor of CAU Imphal Anupam Mishra congratulated the statutory officers, faculties and staff of the university for this outstanding achievement, it added.