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Objectives of IAAS

The Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS) is one among the five technical institutes under Tribhuvan University, Nepal. The mission of IAAS is to train competent manpower in agriculture and allied disciplines, and to promote research, development and technology dissemination in agriculture. IAAS has following objectives:

To design and implement educational programs in agriculture in order to obtain an appropriate balance among established and emerging needs of the agricultural sector in Nepal.

To promote excellence in instruction, research and technology dissemination in agriculture.

To develop technically competent agricultural graduates ready to apply the knowledge and skills in technical agriculture, agricultural extension, agricultural education, agribusiness and agricultural and rural development programs.

To encourage and support faculty members and students for research and scholarly activities relevant to the needs of Nepalese agriculture and farmers.

To foster students self-development, commitment and responsibility for the welfare of Nepalese society.


The purpose of this institute is to positively respond to the Nepalese government policy on agricultural transformation. The mission of its academic  Program is to  engage  its  students  and  professors  in  relevant,  timely  and  effective studies  through  training,  research  and  inquiries,  focused  on  promoting tertiary   education   and  producing   skilled  agricultural   workforce.  IAAS aims to assure the prosperity of farmers and rural community through diversification, intensification and linkage of agriculture to the market. It will contribute   to   the   government   efforts   toward   poverty   reduction   and   promoting sustainable economic development through modernizing the agricultural sector and efficient use of natural resources.