The Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding was established on 6th November 2001 under Faculty of Agriculture, offering two postgraduate programmes, viz., M.Sc. (Ag.) Genetics and Plant Breeding and M.Sc.
(Ag.) Seed Science and Technology and Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding and Seed Science and Technology. Besides wide range of courses for undergraduate and postgraduate levels are also taught through its well trained and qualified faculties. Apart from teaching, faculty are also involved in conducting need-based, system-oriented and target-specific research to develop high-yielding varieties of cereals, pulses and oilseeds for the state of Uttar Pradesh and other regions of India.