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Tilak Dhari P.G. College, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh / Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology

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About us

The college was originally established by Shri Tilak Dhari Singh in 1914 as an English Middle School. Mr. Singh was the first graduate of his community in this district. It was recognized as Kshatriya High School in 1916. It became an intermediate in 1940. It acquired the status of a degree college in July 1947 in affiliation with Agra University. In 1956 its affiliation shifted to Gorakhpur University. With the establishment of faculty of agriculture in 1960, the department of agricultural entomology was started. Before 2000, the subject agricultural entomology was being taught only at U.G. level. From the academic year 2017-18, the department has started a two year programme as M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Entomology Under self-finance scheme. Students are admitted in P.G programme through TDPGCET exam. The number of seats sanctioned to the department are 15 Agriculture Entomology Department has been offering high quality education focusing specially in research field with special care for the socially and economically weaker section of the society.

Words from HoD

Since inception, the Department of Agricultural Entomology has been shaping and brightening the future of the students through a collective and interactive teaching-learning environment and time-honored pedagogy. The department is mainly engaged in teaching profession. We are purely devoted to create a diverse, progressive and inclusive work environment. We believe this is the central effort to maximize creativity and innovation in research oriented education in the department. I firmly believe that Department of Agriculture Entomology has one of the best nursery platform for our great scientific minds from the outskirts. To overcome and ignore the COVID-19 hurdle and secure educational journey of our great and cheerful minds, the team of our department is well equipped with state-of-the-art online tools i.e. Teachmint App, Google Meet, Zoom App, YouTube etc. The ICT is used for teaching and practical classes. PPT is being used by the faculty when necessary. Students are also provided facility to give there seminar in PPT mode only and preparation of manuscript like assignment, research data compilation, analyses, research paper, reference collection. We are in the process of creating smart class room facilities. With this technical mind set up in this challenging scenario, incorporating online education in pedagogy will improve our aptitude and ensure a bright academic profession.

image View Profile Name Dr. Manoj Kumar Tripathi
Department Name Agriculture Department
Designation Professor & Head
Qualification NET & Ph.D. (BHU, Varanasi)
Area of Specialization Agriculture Entomology
image View Profile Name Dr. Vijay Lakshmi
Department Name Agriculture Department
Designation Assistant Professor
Qualification Ph.D. (C.C.S University, Meerut)
Area of Specialization Entomology


Undergraduate Programme

Our institute have opted and implemented NEP-2020. At UG level, we offer following courses:

S. No. Year Semester Eligibility
1 First Year I Agriculture/Science in 12th
II Agriculture/Science in 12th
2 Second Year III Passed in Theory
IV Passed in Theory
3 Third Year V Passed in Theory
VI Passed in Theory
4 Fourth Year VII Passed in Theory
VIII Passed in Theory

After completed fourth year we provided bachelor degree in Agriculture.

Post Graduate Programme

S. No. Year Semester Eligibility Degree
1 First Year I Passed in Theory -UG(Ag) Master of Science in Agricultural Entomology
II Passed in Theory
1 Second Year III Passed in Theory
IV Passed in Theory

Post Graduate Programme

We offer PG Programme in M.Sc. Agriculture Entomology

Course: M.Sc. (Ag) in Entomology

Duration: 4 Semesters equivalent to 2 years

Eligibility: Agriculture as major subject in graduation

No. of Seats: 15

Master Degree in Agriculture Entomology

S. No. Year Semester Eligibility Degree
1 Two year Four Bachelor in Agriculture Master of Science

Doctorate Programme

Department of Agricultural Entomology offers Ph.D. programme in Agricultural Entomology in diverse area of research.

Eligibility: M.Sc.(Ag) in Agricultural Entomology

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(To be updated)

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