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G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology: Courses, Eligibility, Admissions 2021

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, offers 16 UG, 68 PG, and 53 PhD courses in Agriculture, Basic Science, Engineering, Veterinary Science, Home Science, Fisheries Science, and Management majors. The University is the first agricultural university in India, was founded in 1960.

Residing at Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, the University is named after the first CM of Uttar Pradesh, and Bharat Ratna awardee Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant. The university was the harbinger nation’s Green Revolution.

The QS World University Rankings, ranked G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology as 137 among BRICS nations, in 2019. The University follows merit/entrance exam scores for its admission process. There is a full-fledged Directorate of Placement and Counselling to Help students finding better jobs/careers.

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Highlights

Established| Type 1960|Public
Affiliations UGC, ICAR, AICTE
Location Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand
Campus area|Type 12,661 Acres|Rural
NIRF Rank 60 (2019)
Application mode Online/Offline
Admission Criteria Merit/Entrance exam based
Entrance Exam University Entrance exam/JEE/AIEEE/MAT/CMAT/GATE
Courses offered 16 UG/68 PG/53 PhD
Popular courses B Sc Agri/M Sc Agri/B Tech/M Tech
Top recruiters Mahindra, ICICI Bank, Amul, Hero Honda
Facilities available Hostel, Canteen, Library, Sports, Auditorium etc
Official Website http://www.gbpuat.ac.in/

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Ranking

Ranking Bodies Rank|Year Category
QS World University Rankings 137|2019 World University
NIRF 60|2019 Overall
Outlook 44|2019 Overall
QS 37|2020 Overall
QS 32|2019 Overall

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Courses Offered

Course Name Specialization Details
B Sc Agriculture/Forestry/Home Science/Horticulture/Food Technology
  • Duration- 4 year
  • Eligibility- +2 science with Math/Bio or equivalent exam
  • Selection criteria- Merit/University Entrance Exam
B. V. Sc. & A.H. Veterinary Science & Animal Health
  • Duration- 5 year
  • Eligibility- +2 Science with PCB & English or equivalent exam with a minimum of 50% marks for General Category/40% for reserved categories
  • Selection criteria- merit/university entrance exam
B.F.Sc. Fisheries Science
  • Duration- 4 year
  • Eligibility – +2 Science with Bio/Agriculture or equivalent exam
  • Selection criteria- merit/university entrance exam
B Tech Agril. Engg./Civil Engg./Computer Engg./Elect. Engg./Electronics & Communication Engg./Mech. Engg./Production Engg/Information Technology/Biotechnology
  • Duration- 4 year
  • Eligibility- 10+2 (Physics & Math) with Chemistry/ Biotechnology/Computer Science/ Biology
  • Selection criteria-
  • merit/JEE/GATE/AIEEE
M Sc Agricultural Economics/Agrometeorology/Agronomy/Agril. Chemicals/Agril. Statistics/Family Resource Management/Foods & Nutrition etc.
  • Duration- 2 year
  • Eligibility- B Sc in relevant field with minimum 55% marks(5% marks relaxation for sc/st students)
M. V. Sc. Vety. Anatomy/Vety. Economics/Vety. Gynaecology & Obstetrics/Vety. Microbiology & Immunology/Vety. Public Health/Vety. Surgery & Radiology/Vety. Biochemistry/ Vety. Medicine/ Vety. Parasitology etc.
  • Duration- 2 year
  • Eligibility – B V Sc. in relevant field with minimum 55% marks(5% marks relaxation for sc/st students)
M.F. Sc. Aquaculture/Fishery Biology
  • Duration- 2 year
  • Eligibility- B F Sc
MBA Agribusiness/Food Retail & Supply Chain/Business Administration
  • Duration- 2 year
  • Eligibility – Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Agriculture/Agricultural
  • Chemicals/Agricultural Engineering/Dairy Science/Technology/Fisheries/Food Science/Technology, Forestry/Horticulture/Veterinary Science/Home Science/B.Tech./CAT/CMAT/GD/Interview
MCA Computer Applications
  • Duration- 3 year
  • Eligibility – BCA/B.Sc. Math/Information Technology/Computer Science
M Tech Agril. Engg./Design & Production Engg./ Electrical Energy System/Electronics & Communication Engg./Hydraulic Engg./ Structural Engg./Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg./Thermal Science
  • Duration- 2 year
  • Eligibility – B Tech in Relevant field/GATE/ICAR Entrance exam
PhD Agriculture/Home sc/Veterinary sc/Fisheries sc/Engg./Basic sc/Management
  • Duration- 3 year
  • Eligibility- Masters degree in relevant field/Entrance exam

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Admissions

The admission process is strictly based on the merit list determined from the marks of the University Entrance Examination. However, some exceptions are-

  • Admissions to B.Tech. Programmes, except B.Tech. Food Tech., are based on the merit of JEE through a counselling process.
  • Candidates hailing from outside the state are accepted through the ICAR entrance exam for PhD programmes(Agronomy and Plant Pathology).
  • Admission MBA/MBA (Agribusiness) is processed through CAT/CMAT/GD/Interview.
  • Admissions to M.Tech. programmes will be based on GATE qualifying score /55% marks in the Bachelor’s degree. Students from other states will be accepted through the ICAR Entrance Examination.
  • There are 5 % reservations for sc/st students.

Admission procedure

  • First register with your name, an email, phone number, date of birth, domicile state, and the programme applying for.
  • Log in with the received registration number and password.
  • Fill the application form carefully with the required details and upload your Photo, Signature and Left-Hand Thumb Impression.
  • Submit Application fee through Debit/Credit Card/Internet Banking and keep a copy of fee receipt for future reference.
  • Candidates are advised not to register multiple times as it may create problems resulting in cancellation without prior notice.
  • Print the Confirmation page of the application form along with, Fee Receipt, Category/Weightage Certificates, Domicile Certificate, High School Certificate and Marksheet of Qualifying examination.
  • Put the document in an Envelope superscribing “Application for Undergraduate/Masters’/ MCA/M.Tech./Ph.D. and send it to the address: The Controller of Examination, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar – 263145, Distt.- U.S. Nagar (Uttarakhand)

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Placement

  • G B Pant University has a separate active cell To help students with jobs/interviews/developing skills etc.
  • UG placements- 135 students got recruited with an average salary package of INR 7,00,000, in 2019. The highest salary package was INR 16,00,000
  • PG placements- In 2019, 200 students got recruited with an average package of INR 9,00,000. The highest package was INR 14,00,000.
  • Companies like Hero Honda, ICICI Bank, Infosys, Mahindra, Wipro, Google, Amul, Big Basket, and HCL are some of the top recruiting companies of the University.

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Scholarships 

For PhD. Programmes:

  • Two University fellowships are awarded as INR 6000 per month to meritorious students admitted for 36 months.

For Masters’ Programmes:

  • Master’s degree (except self-financing courses) students standing first in the merit list to get Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantship as INR 2000 month and INR 900/ month for the rest 50% of students of each major. in each degree programme.
  • GATE fellowships are provided to GATE qualified M.Tech. students for 24 months.
  • Exemption in tuition fee: The exemption in tuition fee is awarded to sons/daughters/spouses of regular employees of the University.

For UG Programmes:

University Merit Scholarship-

  • INR 800 per month
  • Awarded to top three students of each degree programme in each batch.

Free ship in Tuition fee-

  • Awarded to 25% UG students based on merit-cum-means.

Sports Scholarship-

  • INR 800 per month
  • Awarded to the best six all-around three sportsmen/sportswomen.

Other scholarship programmes

  • Merit-cum-Means Scholarship (ICAR)
  • Backward Class Scholarship
  • National Talent Scholarship (ICAR)
  • GATE Fellowship
  • ICAR Sr./Jr. Fellowship.
  • UGC Sr./Jr. Fellowship.
  • CSIR Sr./Jr. Fellowship.
  • NCERT Scholarship
  • INSPIRE Fellowship.
  • UGC Scholarship for M.Tech.
  • Scholarship for Physically Handicapped.

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Facility 

  • For smooth functioning of the departments of the colleges, there are various facilities of Communication Centre/Computer Centre/Radiation and Isotopic Tracers Laboratory/Veterinary Clinics/Plant Clinics/Seed Testing Laboratory/Greenhouse Gases Monitoring Centre/Seismological Lab/Agricultural Information Centre/Research Station/University Farm.

Student Welfare Department- 

  • It provides facilities and opportunities for the all-round development of the students emphasizing student discipline.

Extra-Curricular Activities-

  • University auditorium with 900 seating capacity, 2 mini auditoria, college halls, musical instruments, double film projector and audio-visual aids are available to organize various events.

Games and Sports-

  • playgrounds for sports/ games with full-fledged stadium/multi-purpose sports hall/adequately equipped gymnasium/ physical fitness centre for students etc.

Liberal Education-

  • Voluntary certificate courses in languages, art, cultures, yoga etc.


  • 12 hostels for boys and 10 hostels for girl students with separate arrangements for PG/UG students.


  • Has a seating capacity of 500
  • readers.
  • Has a collection of approx. 4.22 Lac documents/7000 online journals and e-books series.
  • E-library facility.

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Faculties

  • 430 Head Professors
  • 210 Ad-hoc Professors
  • 260 Assistant Professors
  • 4 NCC officers
  • 14 NSS Program Officer
  • 11 Staff Counsellor for professional studies
  • 19 Staff Counsellor for sports
  • 13 Faculty members for liberal education

G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology FAQs

Ques. What’s the fee structure for a Master’s degree programme?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. The fee structure for a Master’s degree programme

  • MBA- INR 27,000 pa
  • M.Sc- INR 46,000 pa
  • M.Tech- INR 36,000 pa
  • M.V.Sc- INR 46,000 pa
Ques. How is the exam system of the College?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. There is a semester exam system. Students have to appear 2 sems in a year.

Ques. Are there any reservations for sc/st students?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. There are 5% reservations in qualifying marks for sc/st students.

Ques. Which documents needed for admission?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. The list of documents required during admission is:-

  • Confirmation page of application form
  • Fee Receipt
  • Category/Weightage Certificates
  • Domicile Certificate
  • High School Certificate
  • Marksheet of Qualifying examination
Ques. How is the internship facility?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. There is a placement cell to provide internships to students.

Ques. What’s the highest salary package achievements?

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021

Ans. The highest salary package achieved is INR 16,00,000.