Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences [SHIATS] In Uttar Pradesh

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and Sciences - [SHIATS]

NH-27, Mahewa East, Naini,, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh   |   ESTD : 1910   |   Approved By: UGC   |  AICTE   |   Type: Private
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About College

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences (SHIATS), formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute is a government aided deemed university located in Allahabad, India. It was established in 1910 by Dr. Sam Higginbottom as Allahabad Agricultural Institute towards improving the economic status of rural population

  • It is accredited by NAAC with A grade
  • It is recognized by UGC and ISO 9001:2008 certified institution
  • The university campus is located at Naini, a satellite neighborhood of Allahabad on the banks of river Yamuna
  • The university is spread over an area of 900 acres lush-green campus, which includes 300 acres of research farms
  • It became the first institute in India to offer a degree in Agricultural Engineering in 1942
  • It contains a total of 78 academic departments and 3 research centres
  • The University offers 39 undergraduate programmes, 101 postgraduate programmes, 18 Diploma programmes and Doctoral programe in various disciplines
  • The Central Government issued the notification No. F-9-26/ 2000, declaring the Allahabad Agricultural Institute-as Deemed University


  • Department of Agriculture
  • Department of Engineering and Technology
  • Department of Science
  • Department of Business Studies
  • Department of Theology
  • Department of Animal Husbandry
  • Department of Humanities, Social Science & Education

Research and Collaboration

The University has currently signed MoUs with more than 14 countries for academics and research. SHIATS has been in collaboration with a Thailand based Asian Institute of Technology for academics and collaboration with University of Missouri to explore the potential of green nanotechnology on agricultural economy

Extracurricular Activities

  • National Cadet Corps
  • National Service Scheme



The library has more than 85,000 volumes, which include text books, reference books and research material. It also subscribes regularly to a large number of technical journals and magazines, both Indian and Foreign.


The university has 11 hostels on campus, 6 women's, 3 men's and 2 International hostels.

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • ABHINAV JAIN 2016-07-25 16:27:10

    What is the Review Of Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Science, Allahabad?

    • Lavanya Td 2016-08-17 18:40:51

      First institute in India which started a degree of agricultural engineering. The campus situated outside of the city. Infrastructure is Good & campus is green. Well equipped labs and a big central library. Placement is average. Industry exposure is quite good. Hostel Facility good & Mess and Canteen provided good food. This college also provide digital library. This college provided Online facility- Learning Management System & this Member of Indian Council of Agricultural Research and Indian C