Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University

country rank: 231
world rank: 6739

University Overview

Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University, established in 1970, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the rural environment of Samastipur, Bihar (population range of 50,000-249,999). Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University (RPCAU) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University (RPCAU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Indian higher-education school, which is 50 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. With an admittance rate of 90-100 percent, this Indian higher education school is the least selective in the country. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. RPCAU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

University Identity

Acronym RPCAU
Founded 1970 Origins date back to 1905
Motto Lead me from darkness to light

University Location

Address Post Office Pusa Samastipur 848 125 Bihar India
Tel +91 (6274) 240 226
Fax +91 (612) 225 364

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Pusa, Samastipur - 848 125, Bihar, India Samastipur 848 125 (6274) 240226, 9415463928

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

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