About Department


Agriculture has been the main stray of Indian economy, providing the livelihood to about70% of the population of the country and contributing about 16% to the Gross Domestic Product. The inclusive growth of the country is only possible when the problems associated with the agriculture are dealt with priority and firm determination. Considering the importance of agriculture and the trained human resource, DDU Gorakhpur University established the Faculty of Agriculture with specific goals for providing better education standards and sustained agricultural growth to the community in the Gorakhpur and nearby districts. In the beginning, due to some reasons the Faculty of Agriculture had not been established in the main campus of the university, but teaching of agriculture at undergraduate and postgraduate level had been carried out in affiliated colleges of the university.

Due to untiring, sincere and dedicated effort of the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. Rajesh Singh the Faculty of Agriculture has been established in the main campus of the university and commences its first batch in academic session2021-22. At present Dr. Vikram Shahi, B.R.D.P.G. College, Deoria is the Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Prof. Ajay Singh, Department of Zoology is the Coordinator, Faculty of Agriculture at University Centre. In addition there are four Assistant Coordinators namely Dr. Nikhil Kant Shukla, Department of Chemistry; Dr. Ram Pratap Yadav, Department of Zoology; Dr. Kr. Sunita, Department of Botany and Mr. Deependra Mohan Singh, Department of Sociology.

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 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 runs under self-financing mode.

The main 
advantage for establishingFaculty of Agriculture is availability of rich departments like:

  • Department of Zoology (Established in 1958, the Department maintains a high level of teaching andresearch in area of Entomology, Fisheries, Sericulture, Applied Entomology,Integrated Pest Management, Toxicology, Physiology, etc. The department hassanctioned 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.

Department Profile

Department Info Details (Under Maintenance)

Name of Department Faculty of Agriculture
Head of Department Prof. Ajay Singh
Address of Department Deeksha Bhawan, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur-273009
Contact Number 9415282376, 8840235574, 9454526686
Email ID agricoordinatorddugu@gmail.com
Social Media Page's Links :
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dduagriculture
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dduagriculture
Youtube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuJoHk6Jiqrlp9m9wpNyZYA

Scientific Equipments Details

Scientific Equipment Link https://www.google.com/


Type Number
Class Rooms - ICT 8
Class Rooms - Non-ICT 5
Seminar Rooms 9
Common Rooms 5
Departmental Libraries 0
Gents Toilets 6
Ladies Toilets 4
Disabled Person Toilets 0
Faculty Rooms 2
Office 7
Reception 1
Waiting Area 2
Lobby 2
Ramp 3
Disabled Friendly 0
Labs 1

Electrical Appliances

Type Number
Fans 5
LED Lights/Tube lights 1
Air Conditioners 2
Coolers 5
Room Heaters 8
Refrigerators 5
Any Other 1


Type Number
Computers 7
Printers 4
Routers 5
Network Switches 6
Servers 1

Additional Information

5 Years Master Plan No Document
Annual Department Plan No Document
Teaching Plan No Document
Student Attendance Yes

Time Table

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PG View Document
Slow Learners View Document
Fast Learners
Room No. with Details No Document
Co-curricular Activity No Document
List of Alumni No Document
Innovation Practices No Document
Stock Register 50
Internal Evaluation Records 0
Special Provision made for Advanced & Slow/Fast Learners Yes

Feedback from Various Stakeholders

Parents Feedback Yes Students Feedback Yes
Teachers Feedback Yes Alumnis Feedback Yes

Visiting Guest Faculty

No. of Guest Lectures 50
List of Guest Faculty No Document
Consultancy Services No Document
Community Extension Programs No Document
Learning Resources Available in the Department No Document
Achievements and Rewards No Document
Academic Audit No Document
List of Fast Learners
List of Slow Learners No Document
E-Content No Document
Any Other 50

Program Details

Number of Programs No Document
Number of Courses View Document
Papers Taught View Document
Value Added Courses No Document
Students enrolled in Each Value-Added Course No Document
No. of Publications 5
No. of Books Published 5
No. of Chapters Published 5

MoUs Signed

MoUs Link No Document

Student Information

Type No. of Student
Under Graduate (UG) 2
Post Graduate (PG) 5
Ph.D. Scholars 5
From Within State 2
From Outside State 5
International slow learners (Only UG): 8
International fast learners (Only UG): 8


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Courses & Syllabi

 Sr. No. Course Syllabus CBCS
1B.Sc. AgricultureView/DownloadView/Download
2M.Sc. (Ag) AgronomyView/DownloadView/Download
3M.Sc. (Ag) HorticultureView/DownloadView/Download
4M.Sc. (Ag) Genetics & Plant BreedingView/DownloadView/Download
5M.Sc. (Ag) Agricultural EconomicsView/DownloadView/Download
6M.Sc. (Ag) Agriculture Entomology & ZoologyView/DownloadView/Download
7M.Sc. (Ag) Agricultural ExtensionView/DownloadView/Download

Research & Publications

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Retired Faculties

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Time Table

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