The institute has been recognised by FAO of United Nation
as a Regional Training Centre for Plant Protection and World Bank
as an advanced Centre for training in Plant Protection Technology.
The Institute also imparts training to foreign nationals
sponsored through bilateral programmes/FAO/UNDP, etc.
The Institute has seven faculties viz., Entomology, Plant
Pathology, Chemistry, Agricultural Engineering, Weed Science,
Extension and Application Techniques. Most of faculty staff are
highly qualified with Ph. D. Degree in their respective field of
The Institute has sanctioned staff strength of 109 posts.
The Institute has well equipped laboratories of Chemistry,
Entomology, Plant Pathology, Weed Science, Agricultural
Engineering etc. for conducting different studies/analysis
required for practical demonstration to trainees of different
Hostel facilities for trainees are available in the