Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Pusa

Pusa, New Delhi, Delhi, India - 110012

Academic Excellence

The Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), better known as the Pusa Institute, played a pivotal role towards bringing about Green Revolution in India during 1970s. As India’s National Institute for Agricultural Research, it commands great respect for its professionalism and contribution to the development of the nation. The current institute located in Delhi, is financed and administered by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The campus is spread over 500 hectares (5.0 km2), 8 km west of New Delhi Railway Station.

Research and Development

The institute is engaged in first rate research, generation of appropriate technologies and development of human resources. In fact, the Green Revolution was born in the fields of IARI and its graduates constitute the core of the quality human resource in India’s agricultural research and education. The Institute keeps setting new benchmark in delivering students of high caliber as well as improving its policies, plans and programmes to effectively respond to the needs and opportunities of the nation. The institute is rightly given the credit for laying the foundation in the past for advancement of scientific disciplines, programme and the base for its fast expansion in the in all its three interactive areas, namely, research, education and extension. Besides basic research, applied and commodity research gained great importance resulting in the development of several popular high yielding varieties of almost all major crops and their associated management technologies, which brought about an unprecedented increase in the national food and agricultural production.

List of IARI schools:

  • School of Crop Improvement.
  • School of Plant Protection
  • School of Basic Sciences
  • School of Natural Resource Management
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Horticultural Science

Ranking and Recognition

In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), IARI at 2nd Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.


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    • Life Sciences
    • Biological Science
    • Physical Sciences
    • Biological Science

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