Since its inception, UAAR has experienced remarkable growth and is offering undergraduate as well as post graduate degree programs in variety of disciplines. The University includes a Faculty of Crop and Food Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Range Management and Wildlife, Directorate of Advance Studies and Research, the University Institute of Management Sciences (UIMS), University Institute of Information Technology (UIIT) and Division of Continuing Education, Home Economics and Women Development. The University building contains an auditorium, multi-storied administrative block, a library, a museum, and four multi-stories academic blocks.
Pursuit of excellence on the University campus is a function of competent and dedicated university faculty. The University of Arid Agriculture has, therefore, made constant efforts at staff development with the result that nearly 46% of the faculty possesses Ph.D. degrees, while the others have M.Sc. (Hons) and M.Phil degrees.
Furthermore, UAAR is committed to delivering an outstanding student experience; as well as to enjoy a reputation for excellence in teaching and learning alongside research. Students actively participate in extracurricular and co-curricular life on campus which includes speech events, seminars and activities related to entrepreneurial skill development. Together with a research-informed curriculum, and extracurricular activities UAAR strive to provide a well-diversified environment to students so that they can effectively contribute towards the development of this country.
Mission & Vision
The mandate of the university is to produce high quality agricultural scientists and to form an organized scientific infrastructure for teaching and research for the development of dry land regions of the country, thus minimizing the income gap between rich and poor.