Indian Agricultural Universities Association

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Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar



Name of the University: Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar

Year of Establishment: 1960

Vision:
To strive for excellence in education, research, extension and policy support in the area of Agriculture and Allied Sciences in the country and the developing societies.

Mission:
The mission of the University is no different from the one set forth at the time of its establishment, except that its focus has now shifted to the needs and aspirations of the newly created state of Uttarakhand. In view of the current needs and the changing agricultural scenario at the state, national and international levels, and the subsequent requirements of user agencies and stakeholders the education, research and extension programmes have been reoriented. The University aims at reaching the remotest area of its jurisdiction in order to cater to the needs of those requiring its services, and desiring participation in its programmes. The University is committed to playing a significant role in the socio-economic up-liftment of the rural masses of Uttarakhand.

Jurisdiction / Area of Operation:
Uttarakhand

Educational Programmes offered (UG/PG/Ph. D/Diploma):

UG programs:

There are following fourteen (14 ) UG programmes running in the University

  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Home Science
  • B.V.Sc.& A.H.
  • B.F.Sc.( Bachelor in Fisheries Science )
  • B.Tech. (Food Technology)
  • B.Tech. Agril. Engg.
  • B. Tech. Civil Engg.
  • B. Tech. Computer Engg.
  • B. Tech. Elect. Engg.
  • B. Tech. Electronics & Communication Engg.
  • B. Tech. Mech. Engg.
  • B.Tech. Production Engg.
  • B. Tech. Information Technology
  • B.Tech. (Biotechnology)

The 68 Masters Programmes areAgriculture Majors

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agrometeorology
  • Agronomy
  • Agroforestry
  • Agricultural Extension & Communication
  • Entomology
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Horticulture
  • Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping)
  • Plant Pathology
  • Soil Science
  • Vegetable Science
  • Seed Science & Technology

Science Majors:

  • Agril. Chemicals
  • Agril. Statistics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Physics

Engineering Majors:

  • Agril. Engg. (Farm Machinery & Power Engg.)
  • Agril. Engg. (Food Biotech. Engg.)
  • Agril. Engg. (Irrigation & Drainage Engg.)
  • Agril. Engg. (Process & Food Engg.)
  • Agril. Engg. (Soil & Water Conservation Engg.)
  • Design & Production Engg.
  • Electrical Energy System
  • Electronics & Communication Engg.
  • Hydraulic Engg.
  • Structural Engg.
  • Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg.
  • Thermal Science

Fisheries Science Majors:

  • Aquaculture
  • Fishery Biology

Management Majors:

  • M.B.A. (Agribusiness)
  • M.B.A. (Food Retail and Supply Chain)
  • M.B.A.

Veterinary Science Majors:

  • Vety. Anatomy
  • Vety. Economics
  • Vety. Gynaecology& Obstetrics
  • Vety. Microbiology & Immunology
  • Vety. Public Health
  • Vety. Surgery & Radiology
  • Vety. Biochemistry
  • Vety. Medicine
  • Vety. Parasitology
  • Vety. Pathology
  • Vety. Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Vety. Physiology
  • Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
  • Vety. and Animal Husbandry Extension
  • Livestock Products Technology
  • Livestock Production & Management
  • Poultry Science
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Genetics & Animal Breeding
  • Animal Biotechnology

Home Science Majors:

  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Family Resource Management
  • Foods & Nutrition
  • Human Development & Family Studies

Others:

  • Master of Computer Applications

The 53 Ph.D. programmes areAgriculture Majors:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agronomy
  • Agrometeorology
  • Agricultural Extension & Communication
  • Entomology
  • Genetics & Plant Breeding
  • Horticulture
  • Horticulture (Floriculture and Landscaping)
  • Plant Pathology
  • Seed Science & Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Vegetable Science

Science Majors:

  • Agricultural Chemicals
  • Biochemistry
  • Botany
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
  • Physics
  • Plant Physiology

Engineering Majors:

  • Electrical Engg.
  • Electronics & Communication Engg.
  • Farm Machinery & Power Engg.
  • Hydraulic Engg.
  • Irrigation & Drainage Engg.
  • Mechanical Engg.
  • Process & Food Engg.
  • Production Engineering
  • Soil & Water Conservation Engg.
  • Structural Engg.

Home Science Majors:

  • Human Nutrition
  • Clothing & Textiles
  • Family Resource Management

Veterinary Science Majors:

  • Vety. Public Health
  • Vety. Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine
  • Vety. Gynaecology& Obstetrics
  • Livestock Prod. & Management
  • Vety. Medicine
  • Vety. Microbiology & Immunology
  • Vety. Pathology
  • Vety. Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Vety. Physiology
  • Poultry Science
  • Vety. Surgery & Radiology
  • Vety. Biochemistry
  • Genetics & Animal Breeding
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Vety. Anatomy
  • Vety. Parasitology

Fisheries Science Majors:

  • Fisheries Resource Management

Management Major:

  • Management

Major Area of Research :

  • Fundamental and applied research activities in different disciplines of Agriculture and allied Sciences, Science & Technology and Social Sciences.
  • Development of new varieties and production of nucleus, breeder, foundation and certified seeds & planting material of different crops viz. cereals, pulses, oilseeds, sugarcane, forage crops, green manure crops, vegetables, sub-tropical and temperate fruit crops, ornamentals plants, medicinal and aromatic plants, agro-forestry plants, mushroom and fisheries and development of package and practices.
  • Need based cutting-edge research in the areas of Organic Farming, Hill Agriculture, Soil and Water Conservation, Climate Smart Agriculture, Robotics, ICTs, Artificial Intelligence and big data, Food processing & bio-fortification, Bio-products and Agriculture Engg.

Highlights of Extension Education Activities- (Including Number of KVKs, Training Programmes/Certificate Courses, etc.) :

  • Agricultural Extension Programmes.
  • Agricultural Technology Information Centre (ATIC).
  • Training and Visit.
  • All Indian Farmers Fair and Agro-Industrial Exhibition.
  • State Agricultural Management and Extension Training Institute (SAMETI) Uttarakhand.
  • Presently 09 KVKs are functioning under the aegis of the university.
  • Training for Rural Youth.
  • Extension Personnel’s trainings.
  • Sponsored Trainings.
  • Production and Supply of Seed and Planting Materials.

Strength of the University (Including 5 important achievements) :

  • University has the largest campus and farm land area, owned by any university in Asia and second largest in the world.
  • THREE TIME RECEPIENT OF BEST FARM UNIVERSITY AWARD OF ICAR, GBPUAT IS KNOWN FOR QUALITYAGRICULTURE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH.
  • The University has over 4000 students in 8 constituent colleges with 59 departments, 14 undergraduate programmes, 58 postgraduate programmes and 63 Ph.D. programmes with excellent on-campus facilities for research.
  • Leader in FOOD GRAIN RESEARCH and SEED supply of rice, wheat, pulses and oil seed
  • Every year produces breeder seed, foundation seed and certified seed on large scale for the farmers.
  • National Kisan Mela organised twice a year in March and October, has average foot fall of ca. 30000 and large number of farmers have been coming year after year for buying seeds.
  • The University contributed significantly for overall agricultural development of the country since 1960 by developing 316 crop varieties of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, fruits, vegetables, flowers, trees, medicinal and aromatic plants, spices and fibre crops. The 35 varieties of Pantnagar have been declared as Landmark Varieties by ICAR due to their immense role in increasing foodgrain production for decades.

Faculty Position :

  • Sanctioned : 563
  • In position : 344
  • Vacant : 219

Student intake :

  • UG : 1026
  • PG : 448
  • Ph.D. : 214

Contact Details

Name of Vice Chancellor : Dr. Tej Partap
Telephone (Office) : 05944-233333
Telephone (Residence) : 05944-233621
Fax : 05944- 233500
Email : vcgbpuat@gmail.com
Website : www.gbpuat.ac.in