The resident campus of the IIAB is located in Garh Khatanga, Ranchi, Jharkhand spread out three locations viz., IIAB 1, IIAB 2, and IIAB 3 over an area of about 122 acres. These lands designated for the establishment of IIAB have been identified by a high-level committee from the farms with ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region Research Centre, Ranchi, and NBPGR Regional Centre, Ranchi. The plots are not contiguous; IIAB 1 and IIAB 2 are separated by private land of farmers, whereas IIAB 2 and IIAB 3 are separated by the farm of NBPGR Ranchi Centre. The land sizes of Farm A, Farm B and Farm D are 49.95, 54.31, and 17.29 acres, respectively. The main plot of IIAB is situated on the ring road close to Ranchi – Jamshedpur highway, about 15 km from Ranchi town. Ranchi, known for its salubrious climate and is emerging as a major educational hub with a number of flagship national institutions of academic excellence. The campuses will have all facilities of modern living students hostel and staff quarters. The development of the campus will incorporate green building concepts and aim to obtain Griha green building rating.
Camp office of IIAB
Currently the institute is operating from a camp office established at the Process and Demonstration Unit (PDU) campus of ICAR-IINRG located at Namkum, Ranchi.