IPB was built on 1 September 1963 as the form of visionary thinking from the leader of nation and they who were care about the agricultural university that this great nation had a world-class university with the competence in the field of agriculture, bioscience, and various fields related. This was intended for strengthening food security, bioenergy, job creation, poverty alleviation, and preserving the environment. The inception of IPB on 1 September 1963 based on the decision of Minister of Higher Education and Science (PTIP) No. 91/1963 which was then approved by the First President of RI with the Decision of No. 279/1965.