Gobind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar

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Pantnagar is a non-affiliating university and its academic activities are organized through its constituent colleges (faculties),which run large undergraduate (UG) programs. All Masters and PhD students are part of College of Post Graduate Studies, however they have strong association with one of the other colleges as per their academic major. Distributed among colleges and other units of the university, there are 763 teachers and officers 59 technical personnel, 631 administrative personnel and 1425 class III employees, amounting to a total staff strength of 2878 against a students strength of 2800-3000, which makes teacher taught ratio of about 1:6 and student-staff ratio about 1:1.

The University campus at Pantnagar is spread in an area of 12,661-acre (51.24 km2) which makes it the second largest university in the world, in terms of contiguous area. Moscow State University is built vertically and has a larger total floor area but occupies a smaller piece of land. Berry College occupies 28,000-acre (110 km2) of contiguous land, and Paul Smith's College occupies 14,200-acre (57 km2) of land in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, but neither is a university. Duke University occupies 8,709-acre (35.24 km2), but they are not contiguous. The United States Air Force Academy has a contiguous 18,000-acre (73 km2) at its disposal, but it is not a university. Dartmouth College, with a large land grant, owns more than 50,000-acre (200 km2),but only 269 acres (109 ha) of those are part of the campus.Stanford University owns 8,183-acre (33.12 km2), which makes it the third largest university in the world, in terms of contiguous area.Sewanee: The University of the South occupies 13,000-acre (53 km2) in its "Domain", making it largest contiguous university campus. Arrange your visit to Gobind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology and discover more family-friendly attractions in Pantnagar using our Pantnagar trip itinerary planner.
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  • G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUA&T), also known as Pantnagar University, is the first agricultural university of India. It was inaugurated by Jawaharlal Nehru on 17 November....  more »
  • This is prominent university in north india with variety of agricultural courses available for study.  more »
  • This is one of the best veterinary colleges in India. The hostels are vibrant and well equipped. This university has the largest library in Asia and research scholars would love to get lost in this building, that is a treasure trove of references and high quality material. The college of veterinary sciences has the best faculty and quality of teaching aids is top class. Hands on experience in therapeutics, diagnosis and surgery is given in the well equipped veterinary clinics. Dept of Surgery and Radiology is the most sought after for PG degree. The best Veterinarians pass out from Pantnagar.
  • This institutute is a good study for campus studens
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