Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture (PAJANCOA) was established on 2nd October, 1987 at Karaikal in the Union Territory of Puducherry, as an autonomous educational institution by the Government of Puducherry. This College has the prime objective of imparting agricultural education and meeting the agricultural research and extension needs of the Union Territory. This college is governed by PAJANCOA(Karaikal) Society with the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Puducherry as the Chairman and affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore for meeting its academic standards. This college has been upgraded as Research Institute in 1997. The Postgraduate degree programme was started from the academic year 1999-2000.
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture and Research Institute Library is well equipped with relevant books and journals in the field of Agriculture.
Gents and Ladies hostels are available within the campus with all necessary infrastructure facilities and amenities for comfortable stay of the students