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Welcome To The Departments of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 

The departments of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension and Rural Development were among the first set of  seventeen academic departments established in the Institution. They had their first set of undergraduate students in October, 1990 and have the largest student populations in the institution.

We believe students are the heart of the learning process. Students are tomorrow's leaders, and we value the privilege of working for them today. Just for starters, we offer students a nationally-recognized faculty; award-winning programmes; and a student-focused learning community. We are excited to share with you the many ways we invest in students, so you can invest a career.

Postgraduates

The Departments of offer studies leading to post graduate diploma (PGD), Master of Technology (M.Tech), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D) in either Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Extension and Rural Development. Over 30 graduate students are enrolled in the Department. The M. Tech. program stresses a strong foundation in economic theory and quantitative analysis, and their application in agriculturally related areas.

Undergraduates

Our undergraduate program in the Departments of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Extension and Rural Development have a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching, advising, and commitment to students. The departments offer a B. Tech. in Agriculture with a major in either Agricultural Economics or Agricultural Extension and Rural Development.