Agricultural University (AAU) is located in the western Indian state of Gujarat
between the cities of Vadodara
. This was formerly the Anand Campus of Gujarat Agricultural University, which is now independent. It has three constituent colleges, for agriculture, veterinary science and animal husbandry and dairy science.
The jurisdiction of the university covers Kheda
, Anand, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Dahod
and Panchmahal districts. It was set up to provide education support to the farming community in areas such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Engineering, Information technology and Business Studies. The university aims to promote development in rural areas through education, research and support services.