College of Basic Sciences And Humanities is the most prestigious constituent of G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. The founding fathers including doyens of the University envisioned strong base in basic and applied sciences as the bedrock on which foundation of teaching and research in agriculture and related sciences and technology had to be laid. Social Sciences and Humanities were to be attuned to scientific endeavor in consonance with the ground realities of rural society through congruency assessment and feedback. The faculty of Basic Sciences and Humanities has been accomplishing its mandate through incorporation of the latest scientific ideas and techniques in nearly all the professional programmes of higher education imparted in the University.
Presently it has following departments, namely:
Department of Biochemistry
Department of Biological Sciences
Department Of Chemistry
Department of Environmental Science
Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science
Department of Microbiology
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetic Engineering
Department of Physics
Department of Plant Physiology
Radio and Isotopes Laboratory
The college provides an atmosphere not only for healthy academic activities but also for all-round growth and development of student’s personality. The university has followed a system of education that provides a great deal of openness transparency, flexibility and possibilities for growth.
The library building is a magnificent, multistoried structure, built on modern principles to house 3,50,000 books, displays 3,000 periodicals and seat 1,000 readers. Most strikingly, the architecture is such that the library building appears to be like a ship. The library without doubt is one of the best in the country. At present, the University Library holds a document collection of over 0.3 million consisting of books, bound periodicals, standards & other publications. Most of the books are related to scientific and technical curriculum of the University.
Hostel facility for students with Cafetaria, Common Room, Internet, TV, Geyser, Water Cooler with aqua guard, Hostel Library, Visitor Room, Courts for Basket Ball, Volley Ball & Badminton, Gymnasium etc.
The College Placement Cell was established with the support of Directorate of Placement & Counseling of the University. The objective of the cell is to establish a link between students of the College & Directorate of placement, for providing information to the students time to time. The cell also motivates the students for attending the counseling programme being organized by the Central Placement Cell of the University for their future prospect.