Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT) has released the First Cutoff and Counselling Schedule for UG courses. Candidates were allowed to fill the choices till Oct 17. The result will be declared on Oct 24.

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Technology and Agriculture (GBPUAT), also known as Pantnagar University, was established in 1960 in Pantnagar, Uttarakhand. It currently offers 2 Undergraduate­, 8 Postgraduate and 7 Ph.D courses. The UG courses offered are B.Sc. and B.Tech, and the PG courses are M.Sc., M.tech., MVSc, MBA, MCA and M.Sc. Agri., as well as a Diploma in Hi-Tech Agriculture and 7 PhD courses. The admission to the courses usually begins by the end of March.

GBPUAT Important Dates

EVENT DATE
Exam Date of Master's and Ph.D. in Agricultural Chemicals programmes 17 Oct, 2020
Exam Date of MCA & Ph.D. programme (except Agricultural Chemicals) 18 Oct, 2020
Choice Filling for UG courses 10 Oct - 17 Oct, 2020
Declaration fo Result 24 Oct, 2020
Seat Acceptance and Fee Payment 25 Oct - 30 Oct, 2020
Registration Dates 01 Nov - 05 Nov, 2020

GBPUAT Highlights 

Established | Institute Type 1960 | Public
Approved by UGC
Set by Government of Uttarakhand
Entrance Exam CAT / MAT/ GATE/ JEE
Courses Offered B.Sc., B.Tech, M.Sc, M.Tech, M.Sc Agri, M.Vety Sc, MCA, MBA
Popular Courses M.Sc. Agriculture, B.Tech. and M.Tech.
Application Mode Online/Offline
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Top Recruiters Amul, Hero Honda, ICICI Bank, Mahindra
Campus Area 12,661 Acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
Official Website http://www.gbpuat.ac.in/

GBPUAT Ranking

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology is often compared with best universities of Asia and recently was ranked as the world’s second biggest university in terms of campus area.

Body Rank Year
Uttarakhand Governor’s Best University 1st 2017
Times Higher Education 350th 2018
NIRF 34th 2018
QS University Regional Ranking 116th 2018

GBPUAT Courses Offered

Course Details
B.Sc. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have passed 10+2 examination in science stream from any recognized board with 50% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Tech. Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have passed 10+2 examination in science stream from any recognized board with 50% aggregate
Selection Criteria: JEE Mains rank
B.Tech. (Lateral) Duration: 4 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have passed 10+2 examination in science stream from any recognized board with 50% aggregate and have one year in graduation with 75% aggregate
Selection Criteria: JEE Mains rank
M.Sc. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based
M.Tech. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: GATE exam scores
M.Sc Agri Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based
MBA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: CAT/MAT/XAT exam scores
MCA Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based
M.Vety Sc Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based
M.Sc Home Sc. Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicant must have cleared a bachelor’s degree in respective stream from any recognized university with 55% aggregate
Selection Criteria: Merit based

Read More:  GBPUAT Courses & Fees

GBPUAT Admission 2020

  • Govind Ballabh Pant University has the both the options of merit-based admission and entrance exams-based admissions into respective courses.
  • Students applying for undergraduate courses must have passed 10+2 examinations from a recognized board with 50% aggregate as admission is merit based.
  • Undergraduate applicants must score at least 50% in 10+2 examinations and Postgraduate applicants need to secure 1st division.
  • The entrance test JEE is conducted for admissions into B.Tech. and all applicants must have valid scores for seeking admission
  • GATE exam result is required for M.Tech. admissions in Govind Ballabh Pant University.
  • MBA admissions require the applicant’s performance in the nm,./ MAT/ XAT exam.
  • Students applying for post-graduate courses must have scored 55% in bachelor’s from a recognized university in the country.
  • An applicant firstly needs to register himself with the university under any course Undergraduate, Postgraduate or PhD. The registrations forms are usually available 1 month before commencement of admission procedure.
  • Admission to other post-graduate courses like M.Sc., M.Sc Home Sc. and M.V.Sc. etc. is based on the student’s scores in his/her bachelor’s degree.
  • A final merit list will be released for the selected students in respective courses

Read More:  GBPUAT Admission 2020

Cut Offs:

The institute has released the cut off ranks for previous years. It is as follows:

JEE Main cut off 2018

Specialization Cut off (General)
B.Tech Civil Engineering 0-980159
B.Tech Computer Engineering 0-104221
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering 0-875681
B.Tech Electrical Engineering 0-84665
B.Tech Industrial & Production Engineering 0-177426
B.Tech Information Technology 0-486344
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering 0-943353

Read More:  GBPUAT Cut Offs

How to apply?

  • The application procedure begins as soon as the admission forms are released on the university website.
  • Every student has to register himself/herself on the student’s portal to get a personal ID and password.
  • Applicants need to fill all the details like personal information, educational information, stream requirements and many more.
  • Once this is done, registration fee has to be paid using online payment methods.
  • Next step is uploading your passport size photograph for identification.
  • Now take hard copies of required documents along with you to the campus and they must be self attested.
  • Selected students will be provided the link for payment of admission fees through the e-mails mentioned in their forms.

Documents required

The university prospectus has all the information regarding important documents and some of them are listed below:

  • Certificates of 10th and 12th stating student’s qualifications
  • University registration form
  • Certificate of competitive exams undertaken by the student
  • Copy of Aadhaar card as address proof
  • Proof of date of birth
  • Passport size photographs
  • Certificate of category, if applicable

GBPUAT Placements

GBPUTA has an active placement wing which looks over the recruitment of students and their relations with recruiting companies. To help students with jobs, regular workshops are organized where mock interviews and seminars are conducted to help with job interviews and company relations. The placement details for undergraduate and postgraduate is listed under:

  • Undergraduate placements- In 2019, 135 students have been recruited with an average salary package of 7 LPA whereas the highest salary package went about 16 LPA.
  • Post graduate placements- Year 2019 has been a good one for the 200 students recruited with an average package of 9lakhs p.a. and highest package was around 14 LPA.

Companies like Hero Honda, ICICI, Mahindra, Infosys, Wipro, Amul, HCL and Big Basket have been the top recruiting companies in recent years.

GBPUAT Scholarship

Govind Ballabh Pant University is a government funded university so it provides all the facilities and subsidies for the students. Mostly merit based scholarships are offered to the students along with fee concession to reserved category students:

  • Ph.D Scholarships- The university offers 3000/- p.m scholarship to the students who have been consistent performers in their respective subjects.
  • Master’s Scholarships- The student who attain highest ranking in GATE and scored highest marks in semester exams will be provided 2000/- p.m. and other merit students are offered 900/- p.m.
  • Undergraduate Scholarships- The undergraduate students are offered 800/- p.m. cash prize for their excellent performance throughout.
  • Sports Scholarships- Every year the university conducts sports day and the best sportsperson is awarded with 800/- cash prize.
  • SC/ST Scholarships- Being a public university, there is an option for 60% fee concession for the students belonging to any reserved category SC, ST or OBC. Reservation documents are must for the scholarship program.

GBPUAT Facilities

Govind Ballabh Pant University has 8 affiliated colleges and all of them have the best facilities for the students including library, hostels, computer lab and a canteen etc. for faculty as well as the students.

  • Hostel Facility: The university has 22 hostels spread across its campus which is meant only for the students outside Uttarakhand. There are 12 boys’ hostel and 10 girls’ hostel with capacity of housing 150 students each. Mess option is also available. The hostel is equipped with a Wi-Fi connection.
  • Common Room:  A separate common room has been provided to all the boys and girls. The common room is equipped with a TV set as well as the coolers for air conditioning.
  • Library: The University has a library meant for all the departments. It has a seating capacity of more than 150 students at a time. The library is equipped with 1,12,350 books comprising 12,000 science books and more than 30,000 books regarding technological information.
  • Music & Cultural Room: The colleges under the university have various cultural societies like dancing, singing and arts. The university has separate rooms for these societies like music & cultural room for practicing.
  • Cafeteria: Along with hostel mess there is a canteen or cafeteria for all the students across the 8 colleges. The canteen has 4 AC’s for students’ comfort with a seating capacity of 200 students at a time. The food is quite cheap with good quality and more than 30 items are listed on the menu.
  • Outdoor courts: GBPUAT has the option of outdoor sports like basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton and many more. A matted outdoor court has been arranged for the students along with a water cooler for their comfort.

Read More:  GBPUAT Hostel

GBPUAT Faculty

Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology has a composite faculty comprising young as well as experienced teachers. Every semester faculty training programs are started by the university to make teachers get acquainted with the best teaching methods. There are around 7-8 departments in the university and each of them is headed by the respective department heads. The faculty also has around 50 teachers from various student welfare departments.

  • 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 associated with liberal education

FAQs

Ques. When will the documents for admission be required?

Ans. Once the student has completed filling up the application form, he/she has to present the form with the documents at the university. This also requires paying the application fee.

Ques. What is the course fee for post graduate curriculum?

Ans. Post graduate studies include MBA, M.Sc., M.Tech., M.V.Sc and all of them have different fee structure. For detailed fees structure you can check out the fees structure available at the university website.

  • MBA- 27,000/- p.a.
  • M.Sc- 46,000/- p.a.
  • M.Tech- 36,000/- p.a.
  • M.V.Sc- 46,000/- p.a.

Ques.  Can I change the course I have chosen during the admission procedure?

Ans. Yes, the university has the option for department change once you have taken admission into any of the courses but this has to be done before the commencement of the session. Next time you can change your course is after completion of 1 year in the chosen course. You can take admission into a new course just like new admissions.

Ques.  What is the exam pattern for semester exams?

Ans. Every department like agriculture, technology, home science and science has its own exam pattern. The basic remains the same with theory exam for 50 marks and practical or internal assessment for 50 marks. You can check individual exam patterns for every department under the college menu on the university website.

Ques. Are there any summer internships offered by the university?

Ans. The placement cell of every department is active throughout the year and organises internship fairs every year to provide students with summer internships. Companies like Amul, Hero Honda, and ICICI have visited the campus for summer internships as well as job recruitment.