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This page will provide a brief overview of our college and our general philosophy toward education.

The college offers B. Tech. programme in Agricultural Engineering and M. Tech. programmes in Agricultural Process and Food Engineering, Farm Machinery and Power, Soil and Water Engineering and Renewable Energy Management. The college has five departments namely Farm Machinery and Power, Soil and Water Engineering, Agricultural Process Engineering, Renewable Energy and Rural Engineering and Agricultural Engineering Extension Education. The courses related to basic engineering, basic science and humanities are offered by these departments. The college has good facilities like Library, Seminar hall, computer lab., workshop, instructional farm, hostels and faculty residences. The facilities like health center, sports, auditorium, central library and canteen are available at campus level

  • To produce good quality Agricultural Engineers.
  • To provide the required manpower in the field of agricultural engineering suitable for research and education, extension, government agencies, private industries, agro-industries, NGO, etc.
  • To assist farmers in reduction in cost of cultivation through better utilization of efficient machinery, soil and water conservation, irrigation management, value addition through farm level processing, post harvest technology; ultimately help the farmers to increase their earnings.
  • Human resource development for the faculty.

The College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology will be one of the nation's finest colleges and lead others in coordinating the teaching, research and extension education in the field of Agricultural Engineering. The academic quality, continuous efforts for excellence and our responsiveness to the farmers and industry would be our distinction. Our reputation will attract good students, government and corporate research support.

 Future Plans

The following are some of the important future plans of the College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology.

  • Initiate Ph. D. programme in Agricultural Engineering for fresh students in most of the disciplines.
  • Strengthening of the Department of Agricultural Engineering Extension Education.
  • Begin M. Tech. programme in Agricultural Engineering Extension Education.
  • Establishment of Centres of Excellence in important areas of Agricultural Engineering like Post Harvest Technology, Tillage Technology, Water Management, Renewable Energy Technology, etc.
  • Initiate the consultancy activity and increase the sponsored R & D projects in the frontier areas of Agricultural Engineering.

Dr. N.C.Patel, Principal CAET


College of Agricultural Engineering & Technology, Gujarat Agricultural University, Junagadh-362001, Gujarat, India.
Phone: +91-285-2671018; Fax: +91-285-2671018; Email: ncpatel@jau.in ncpatel1@indiatimes.com
WEBSITE architect : Dr. P.M.Chauhan, Associate Professor; pmchauhan@sancharnet.in