The Madhesh Agricultural University (MAU) was founded in Rajbiraj, Saptari, Madhesh Province of Nepal on December 13, 2021 (Mangsir 27, 2078). MAU was established to be a leading institution for higher education, agricultural research, and outreach. This is the first autonomous agricultural university in the Madhesh Province, created as the Madhesh Agricultural University ACt 2079 by the Madhesh Province Parliament.
MAU's mandate is to develop adoptable and appropriate new technologies for the Madhesh province and the country at large, as well as competent people resources through agricultural education, research, and extension. The institution is also involved in identifying and resolving the province's agrarian concerns.
The main aim of the university is to produce high academic and skilled human resource in the agriculture sector for the improvement of the social and economic status of the people through modernisation and transformation of agriculture.
The vision of Madhesh Agricultural University is to achieve excellence as a prime university committed to contributing province and nations's need through quality agricultural education, innovative research, and need-based extension in the agriculture sector.
The University's mission is to provide quality education to the graduates for the improvement and development in agriculture, livestock, fishery, food technology, forestry ad allied disciplines, and equip students with knowledge, skills, positive attitude ad values.
The University's objective is to produce skilled graduates to promote quality education, research, and development in agriculture.