The department of Seed Science and Technology was established in the year 2017 under school of Agricultural Sciences. The postgraduate degree course programme i.e. M. Sc. (Ag.) Seed Science and Technology was started in the year 2020-21. The major objective of department is to provide quality education for under graduate and postgraduate students, and imparting training and undertake research in various aspects of seed science and technology. The department is significantly working to develop improved varieties, seed production, seed quality testing and imparting training in the areas of seed science and technology.

In collaboration with G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar, Department of Seed Science and Technology is conducting ‘Pulse Seeds Production Programme’ under ‘National Seed Hub Project’ and significantly contributing in high quality foundation and certified seeds production of pulse crops over more than ten hectare area.


Various infrastructure and Research facilities to carryout teaching, research and training are available under the Department of Seed Science and Technology like seed quality testing laboratory, lecture halls, seed store, seed threshing floors, large field area etc. To protect the seeds varieties particularly traditional varieties of Uttarakhand, Department has established a mid-term and short-term storage seed bank.

Well - equipped seed testing, plant breeding, Seed Biotechnology, Seed Physiology, Storage and Seed Health Testing laboratories.


Large scale foundation and certified seed production of pulse crops in collaboration with G.B.P.U.T. Pantnagar


Large scale field area for conducting experiments of M.Sc. and Ph.D. Students


Short-term and Mid-term storage seed bank


Head of Department
Dr. Girish Chandra
Contact No. +91 9410431330