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About D.D.U.Gorakhpur University,Gorakhpur

As a temple of learning, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University is continuously fulfilling the expectations of its students by imparting respect for the traditional moral values and an exuberant urge for learning skills that are appropriate for the regional, national and international needs through its various faculties having best academic acumen and a strong commitment for teaching and research. Gorakhpur University was the first university established in Uttar Pradesh after independence in the year 1957 with Arts and Commerce faculties. After one year, the Faculty of Science came into existence. Subsequently the Faculties of Law, Agriculture, Engineering, Medicine and Education were also started. Presently the University through its five faculties and twenty nine Departments run regular undergraduate and postgraduate courses, Ph.D., D. Litt., and D.Sc. programs in various disciplines.  Thus it is providing an opportunity for higher education to the people of eastern Uttar Pradesh.

The issue of social relevance of courses has also engaged the attention of the University. During the last decade of twentieth century, courses of Electronics and Computer science under the science faculty and M.B.A. under the commerce faculty were started. Subsequently, the departments of Home Science, Biotechnology, Industrial Microbiology and Industrial Chemistry were also added.

The University has adhered to the State directives of providing the principle of equity in both admissions and employment. Situated in the most densely populated areas of eastern Uttar Pradesh, the University along with its strong affiliating wing provides access to higher education to youth in the remote Indo- Nepal border areas and backward regions. This University within a span of 57 years of its existence has grown into a centre of academic excellence contributing significantly to the youth in particular and society at large.

          This University has been fortunate to have the inspiring leadership and guidance of several learned Vice Chancellors.  The present Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) P.C. Trivedi is a renowned botanist of the Country. Under his able and dynamic leadership the University is improving in different areas. He has a strong wish to create a clean and peaceful academic atmosphere in the campus.