Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth

Marathwada Agricultural University (MAU) Parbhani also known as Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth was established in 1972 and is one of the four agricultural universities of Maharashtra.


  • Education in agriculture & Allied Science.
  • Undertake Research based on regional needs and facilitate Technology transfer etc.

  • Provide education in agriculture, allied sciences and humanities.
  • Provide research base to improve the productivity of important agri-horticulture, livestock, fisheries and agri-allied activities of Marathwada region.
  • To develop appropriate plans for conservation of natural resources and sustainable use.
  • To undertake and guide extension education programmes, first line transfer of technology, extend services of training, conduct demonstrations and develop appropriate communication network.
  • Standardize technologies for crop production, protection, harvesting, marketing, post-harvest utilization as also for livestock, fisheries and allied agro-communities for improving the living status of farmers, farm workers and Women of Marathwada.
  • Provide the necessary production support of nucleus, breeders and foundation seed of important crops of the region and also generate revenue through large farms for sustainable growth of the University.

Academic Programs of VNMKV

Undergraduate Programs
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Forestry
  • B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
  • B. Tech. (Food Technology)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Community Science
  • B.Tech. (Biotechnology) 
  • B. F. Sc.
Postgraduate Programs

  • M.Sc. (Agriculture)
  • M.Sc. (Horticulture)
  • M.Sc. (Forestry)
  • M.F.Sc. (Fisheries Science)
  • M.Tech. (Food Technology)
  • M.Sc. (Agricultural Biotechnology)
  • M.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering)
  • M.Sc. (Home Science)
  • M.B.A. (Agri.)
  • M.Sc. (Post Harvest Management)

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Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
Address : Basmat Road, Parbhani, 
Maharashtra 431 402 - India
Phone : 02452-223801
Fax : 02452-229755
Email :

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