Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam won the Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award for the agricultural university category in 2014. The university has produced 16,067 graduates and post-graduates in agriculture and allied disciplines since inception 1969. With nine colleges, 11 regional research stations and 23 Krishi Vigyan Kendras under it the university has developed 91 different crop varieties, two animal varieties, bio-inputs, animal vaccines etc.