Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology
Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology was established with an aim to reach the remotest of the remote areas and to cater to the needs of Tarai region by the Government of India on November 17th, 1960. It is the first university in India to blend technology with agriculture. The university was adjudged as the best agricultural university in the year 1997. It has made a mark in imparting higher education in the field of agriculture by merging it with technological studies.
The university offers an impressive campus with all modern amenities. It is a purely residential university which provides residential facilities to all the students and teachers in the main campus. The hostel provides the following facilities such as Cafetaria, Hostel Library, Indoor games, Outdoor courts for basketball, badminton, volleyball and tennis, Incoming telephone service, etc.
About 3000 students are lodged in 22 hostels and the food services in each hostel is on no profit no loss basis and is run by cooperative management through a students' food committee.
Other than the hostel, the university also offers many facilities such as Medical Facilities, Indoor ward facilities, Shopping Centers, Guest Houses, Welfare Centers, Student Welfare, Extra-Curricular Activities
Placement CellThe university has a full-fledged Directorate of Placement and Counselling to advise and prepare the students in getting suitable jobs. It is headed by a Director with the help of a Joint Director who are assisted by two Assistant Directors. The main purpose of the Directorate is to provide effective day to day guidance to the students for purposeful placement on one hand and to introduce them to prospective employers through campus interviews on the other hand.
Some major recruiters are Hindustan Petroluim Ltd. Mumbai, Sriram Fertilizer & Chemicals, New Delhi, Mahindra & Mahindra, Mumbai, Tata Consultancy Ltd., New Delhi, Nestle India Ltd., Mumbai, etc.
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