• Making provision for imparting education in different branches of agriculture and horticulture.
  • Furthering the advancement of leadership and execution of research, particularly in agriculture and allied sciences.
  • Undertaking an extension education programme.
  • Such other purposes as the University may determine from time to time .


Synergize multi-disciplinary education and strengthening problem-specific research relevant to the state and help building innovative extension systems for sustainable management of natural resources, sustainable agricultural production and overall improvement of rural livelihoods.

The College of Agriculture Padannakkad functions in line with the above defined objectives to achieve the mission of Kerala Agricultural University. The institution specifically focuses to conduct research of both basic and applied nature addressing the special problems of the region relating to agricultural production.