Faculty of Agriculture established in Deeksha Bhawan at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur covers educational and scientific/research activities with an aim to promote science-based agricultural education and research. The aim of the Faculty is to impart higher education in agriculture and allied sciences for creating and developing human resources in the fields necessary for the overall agricultural development of the country, in general, and the state of Uttar Pradesh in particular. The main strength of the faculty is its young, enthusiastic, and well-qualified faculty actively involved in teaching and research.
The main advantage for establishing the Faculty of Agriculture is the availability of rich departments like the Department of Zoology (Established in 1958, the Department maintains a high level of teaching and research in area of Entomology, Fisheries, Sericulture, Applied Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, Toxicology, Physiology, etc. The department has sanctioned strength of 18 teachers), Department of Botany (Established in 1958, the Department maintains a high level of teaching and research in area of Plant Pathology, Environmental Pollution, Forest Ecology, Molecular plant Taxonomy, Tree Physiology, Nutraceuticals, Phycology, Plant Virology, Herbal Pesticides, Plant Physiology, Phytoplasma, etc. The department has sanctioned strength of 19 teachers.), Department of Chemistry (Established in 1956, the Department maintains a high level of teaching and research in area of Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Soil Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Enzyme Catalysis, Liquid Crystal Synthesis, etc. The department has sanctioned strength of 32 teachers.), Department of Biotechnology (Established in 2000, the Department offers a unique blend of high-quality teaching and rigorous student training. At present, the following instrumental facilities are available like Gel Doc XR system PC version, UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer, PCR system, Incubator shaker, Autoclave, etc. The department has sanctioned strength of 7 teachers), Department of Microbiology and Department of Home Science (Established in 1983, the Department broadly cover areas of Food and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, Resource Management, Human Development and Family Studies and Extension Education. The department has sanctioned strength of 7 teachers.).
The academic programmes of the faculty are:
1.Undergraduate degree in B.Sc. (Ag) and,
2.Postgraduate degree in Horticulture, Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Agricultural Extension, Agricultural Entomology & Zoology and Agricultural Economics.
The programmes are comprehensive and provide students with the knowledge to solve agricultural problems and also enables them to efficiently identify and design sustainable solutions to address local agriculture-related issues and global opportunities. All the programmes of the faculty will run under self-financing mode. The curriculum and syllabi of all programmes are updated and implemented as per the ICAR-Vth Dean’s Committee and passed by the competent bodies of the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur.
MISSION & VISION
Welcome to the Faculty of Agriculture at Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. I extend this welcome with the assurance that we are committed to providing you quality education and valuable practical experience in a collegial environment. Your education will not only focus on knowledge acquisition but also on developing your professional competence through a rigorous and contemporary program that would enhance your research competencies, critical thinking, problem-solving and ability to work in teams.
We not only offer an undergraduate program that builds comprehensive foundational skills but also post-graduate programmes in various disciplines of agricultural sciences. Our experienced and dedicated academic staff makes the institute a study destination for agricultural sciences. We provide a conducive teaching-learning environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities.
We welcome you to join us in upholding and preserving the values we cherish as an excellent academic institution that fosters a respectful, supportive, and welcoming environment. By providing an academic environment that eschews innovation and best practices, we prepare our students to succeed in a highly competitive global environment.