Message from Dean
College of Technology is one of the key College of G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar established in 1962. The College ever since its inception has been undergoing constant transition in terms of infrastructure, course curriculum, degree programmes, recruitment of faculty, students training and placement cell etc. College provides a model curriculum which blends teaching, research and innovation with practical training thus providing ample opportunities to the students for undertaking UG projects at different stages of the UG program, being the part of G.B.P.U.A.T. engineering students have number of opportunities to carry project work in multi-disciplines like Agriculture, Veterinary, Fisheries etc. which add a distinct edge over other engineering graduates of the country which is incomparable. Likewise, the Induction program for freshers offers a new dimension to the students for understanding various departments in the Institution as well as University and the facilities being offered.
The face-to-face interaction between students and faculty in the form of Advisement creates a strong bond between students and faculty which results in guidance leading to capacity building of the students during their degree programme. The prime objective is to develop budding technocrats possessing multidimensional personality who will be well versatile in various fields apart from technical education bridge gap between classroom study and practical. Young ignited minds are nurtured and facilitated technically and financially through College as well as University to implement out of box thinking for innovative work in their projects. Special emphasis is also given on inculcating human values along with latest innovations taking place in field of technology. Social programmes are also organized in the campus such as environmental awareness, health and hygiene awareness, literacy awareness etc. through N.S.S. / NCC programmes. College also offers opportunities to nurture skills in leadership, team work, technical skills, management skills etc by organizing Trainings, Workshops, Seminars, Colosseums etc annually from time-to-time. The College also possesses a Central Computing Facility (KNSCCF) which caters to around 300 + students round the clock and well established Hostels for boarding which are well connected with Wi-Fi.
In Covid-19 situation, College of Technology, Pantnagar took a leaf out of book and this esteemed College initiated Online TEACHING MODE to impart teaching/research guidance and instructions to UG/PG students. Students and Alumni have achieved National and International recognition in Corporate and Government sectors and have brought laurels to this institution. The Contributions received from Eminent Alumni of College have been hailed by the College and University from time-to-time. To mark this event, an Annual Alumni meet, Pantnagar Alumni Association (PTAA) is scheduled every year in the College wherein Industrial honchos, Scientists, Technocrats, Bureaucrats, Experts etc from various domains in the Industry gather to share their valuable experiences, innovations in the outside world and guidance to the students. The contributions from distinguished alumni and business honchos towards College Development, Infrastructure Development, Student Development and Young Student Talent Award are best examples of affinity and bonding an alumni possesses with this esteemed College and their endeavour in attaining the goals of this College towards excellence.
The Institution shares the ambience of a lush green, pollution free environment of Asia’s First Agricultural University spread in a sprawling area of around 16,000 acres inaugurated by Late Prime Minister Mr. Jawahar Lal Nehru in 1960 as “Uttar Pradesh Agricultural University”, Also referred to as Harbinger of Green Revolution which can be boasted only by Pantnagar. The University was ranked the ‘Best State Agricultural University’ amongst 67 state agricultural Universities of the country at the 91st Foundation day celebrations of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi in 2019. The University was also ranked overall third (including ICAR institutions and state agricultural universities) in the country.
Dr. Alaknanda Ashok
Dean, College of Technology, Pantnagar