Founded 1923 as as Imperial Institute of Animal Husbandry and Dairying. Expanded and renamed as Imperial Dairy Institute 1936. Headquarter shifted to Karnal 1955. Acquired present title 1947. Granted 'Deemed University' status 1989.
Accreditation: Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). University Grants Commission
- Academic year: August to July (August-December, January-July)
- Requirements: 12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent
- Students allowance: Co-ed