School of Agricultural Sciences, GD Goenka University,
Achieves Prestigious ICAR Accreditation
Gurugram, August 11, 2023: The School of Agricultural Sciences at GD Goenka University is proud to announce its recent achievement of being awarded the highly esteemed Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) accreditation. This accreditation serves as a remarkable testament to the institution’s dedication to excellence in agricultural education and research within India. The ICAR accreditation is a significant recognition of the institution’s commitment to shaping the nation’s agricultural landscape through innovation, technological advancements, and sustainable farming practices.
The university celebrates this achievement as being the only private university in the Delhi NCR region to have secured the ICAR accreditation. This milestone ensures that GD Goenka University’s bachelor’s programme in agriculture consistently upholds the highest standards of education and industry relevance.
Moreover, the School is also awarding a PG programme in Agronomy, Soil Science, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Horticulture, Extension Education, Genetics and Plant Breeding, and Ph.D. in all the above-mentioned courses.
Nipun Goenka, Managing Director, GD Goenka Group, expressed his enthusiasm regarding this remarkable achievement, stating, “We are thrilled to have received the prestigious ICAR accreditation for our School of Agricultural Sciences. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to delivering excellence in agricultural education and research. We are coming up with a state-of the-art-hydroponic facility which will enable students to get hands-on training with the latest technology in the agriculture sector. GD Goenka University is dedicated to nurturing the next generation of agricultural leaders who will drive innovation, sustainability, and positive change in the industry.”
The recognition is a reflection of the institution’s dedication to fostering knowledge, innovation, and sustainable practices that will contribute to the growth and advancement of the agricultural sector in India and beyond.
About GD Goenka University
Established in 2013 and located in Gurugram, Delhi NCR, GD Goenka University is a leading multi-disciplinary institution of higher education. Established with a vision to redefine education and empower the next generation of thought leaders, the university rooted in a rich heritage of culture and armed with a forward-looking approach, offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes that transcend traditional boundaries and equip our students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in an ever-evolving global economy.
Committed to academic rigor, research and innovation, and holistic development, the university is dedicated to nurturing intellectual curiosity, fostering creativity, and producing socially responsible global citizens. A forerunner in implementing best-practices of the NEP 2020, the university operates 10 schools and hosts a diverse body of 5000+ students and 11000+ alumni from over 45 countries. It is recognised by UGC, BCI and ICAR, and is a member of prestigious national and international organisations including Association of Indian Universities (AIU), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and International Association of Universities (IAU). It is recognized by QS IGUAGE as a “Diamond” rated University for teaching and learning.
The university is located on a 60-acre sustainable campus and features state-of-the-art facilities including smart classrooms, research and design labs, experience centres, sports facilities of international scale including a shooting range and a half-Olympic size swimming pool and world-class airconditioned hostels.