The GBPUAT Pantnagar University has the privilege of being counted among the best universities in the state of Uttarakhand. It was established in the year1960. The university came into existence under the Uttar Pradesh State Act. The full name of the institution is GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology (GBPAUT), Pant Nagar. The campus of the university captures an area of around 15,000 acre. The university runs six research centers at six different places which include Daurala, Bullandshehar, Ranichari, Nagina, Pauri and the last one is Majhera.
Features of the University
First and foremost the university runs 9 colleges under its regulation.
The Pant University offers a wide range of faculties from different
field of interests such as Home Science, Veterinary Science, Forestry
and Hill Agriculture, Agriculture, Basic Science and Humanities,
Agri-Business Management, Post-Graduate Studies, Fishery Sciences and
nine of the Technology faculties too.
The university provides high-standard courses including UG, Post
Graduate and Ph.D in the area of agriculture. Apart from that, it also
offers Post Graduate and Ph.D engineering programs too. There are number
of courses available in fields like Agri Statistics, Agri Chemicals,
Food & Nutrition, Clothing & Textiles, Child Development, Food &
Nutrition, Food Tech, Maths, Microbiology, Physics, Plant Physiology and
Pathology, Veg Sc. and Environmental Sc. among others.
The university makes available degrees in different fields such as
Technology and Management, Bachelor in Science etc. Students pursue Post
Graduate and Ph.D in varied disciplines at the GBPUAT University.
The library of the university remains equipped with 318, 947 books and
1,200 subscribed periodicals. Around 3,000 thousand students including
male, female get admitted in the university. The university also runs
films and TV production centers along with correspondence courses.