Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Ghosh
Prof. (Dr.) Gautam Ghosh

Department of Agronomy
B.Sc (Ag) ; M.Sc (Ag) ; D.Phil.;
Area of Specialization
Agronomy (Crop Production & Management)
Phone No
0532-2684297, 09651532638

Educational Details
D. PhilAllahabad University, Allahabad2000
M.Sc(Ag)Allahabad University, Allahabad1978
B.Sc.(Ag.)Allahabad University, Allahabad1976

Professional Summary

Name of College/Univ.

Degree obtained


% Marks


Allahabad, Agricultural Institute (University of Allahabad)

B.Sc. Ag.(3 yr Degree            Programme)


64 (Merit)

Specialization in plantation crops

Allahabad, Agricultural Institute (University of Allahabad)

M.Sc. Ag. Agronomy 

(2 yr degree             programme)


65 (Merit)

Thesis research in “Chemical control of weeds in Sunflower”

University of Allahabad

Ph.D. (Agronomy)


Degree awarded

Thesis research on “Productivity pattern in Hybrid maize as influenced by seasonal change & nutrient management”



Presently employed with the Department of Agronomy, SHIATS, (Deemed to be University) Allahabad, India as Dean, Allahabad School of Agriculture & Head, Dept. of Agronomy. Responsibilities include administration, teaching/research at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate course programmes.


Divisional Manager, (Operations). Administratively responsible for Hub Office, Roorkee, India. An extremely demanding position requiring crisis management skills, land acquisition, Orchard Management, and execution of Orchard Plantations.


Dy. Zonal Manager, Wimco Limited, Agro &Farm Forestry Division. 


Technical Manager, Carlton Growers Ottawa, Canada. Company associated with cultivation of cut-flower roses under controlled climatic conditions, using greenhouse management techniques.


Assistant Executive, National Dairy Development Board, Anand, Gujarat. Forage Development Programme under Operation Flood II.


Assistant Coordinator, Agronomy Department, SHIATS, Allahabad, Responsibilities included, Developing and Execution Short Term training programme in General Agriculture at grass-root level for socially backward farmers from different states of India. The project sponsored by Christ Church, Japan.



  • Skill Development
  • Entrepreneurship Development
  • Project Management
  • Crop Production Agronomist
  • Silviculture & Agroforestry (Poplar plantation)
  • Administrative experience in Financial Manpower Management 
  • Academic & Planning & Execution
  • Planning of Agribusiness Modules and Execution
  • Financial Planning & Budgeting

  • Member Seed Production Programme under ICAR funded project.
  • Was member of Fodder Seed Production team at NDDB to provide fodder seed minikit to milk unions under National Milch Herd (NDDB)


Gautam Ghosh et al. (2016) Effect of different wed control methods on growth and yield of maize (Zea mays L.) under rainfed condition in Allahabad. IOSR journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science. Vol. 9, issue 4.

Husam M. Muhi, V M Prasad, S Saravanan & Gautam Ghosh (2015) “Effect of different levels of Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium on Fruit Growth, Yield and Quality of Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) cv Sweet charley” European Academic Research (DARJI) vol. 3rd issue 5/Aug. pp 5823-2829 ISSN 2286 – 4822

K. Haricharan Reddy, J. S. Arun Kumar and Gautam Ghosh (2014) “Effect of plant spacings on the yield and yield attributes fo groundnet varieties” International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 10, Issue 1, January, 2014 pp 79 – 81. [NAAS 2.37]

Sheikh Amir Ali, Suryendra Singh, S. Elamathi and Gautam Ghosh (2012) “Leaf colour chard vis-à-vis split application of N in transplanted hybrid riche” International Agronomy Congress, Vol 2:3

Suryendra Singh, Gautam Ghosh and S. Elamathi (2010). “Production potential and economics of baby corn (Zea mays) and cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) intercropping as influenced by different row ratios under organic farming conditions” NACTL ACAD SCI LETT. Vol. 33, No 7 & 8

Anamika Sobita Simon, Rakesh Singh and Gautam Ghosh (2010). “Survey of root knot disease on vegetable crops grown in the major production centre in Uttar Pradesh (India)” Australian Association of Nematologists Vol. 21, No. 2 July 2010 ISSN 1327 – 2010

Rahul Tiwari, Gautam Ghosh & Mohd. Kaleem (2010). “Influence of different row spaing and sowing dates on linseed” India Farmer’s Digest, Vol. 43 No. 20,21, 22

Varghese. K and Ghosh G. Comparative study of maize cultivars with intercrop under two levels of fertilizers. Agril.Sci.Digest.26 (1): 75-76, 2006. [NAAS 3.88]

Varughese M, Varghese K, Ghosh G and Singh S.S. Effect of different levels and sources of sulphur on the growth and yield of Basmati Rice. Agril.Sci.Digest.26(1): 39-41, 2006. [NAAS 3.88]

Sahotra R, Ghosh G, and Varghese K. Economic evaluation of different companion crops in autumn planted sugarcane. Accepted for publication in the Agril. Sci. Digest, 26(1): 77-78, 2006. [NAAS 3.88]

Ghosh, G., and S.S. Singh. Productivity pattern in hybrid maize as influenced by seasonal change and nutrient management. Paper accepted for publication in the Indian Journal of Agronomy. 2005. [NAAS 5.00]

Ghosh. G and Varghese K. Effect of K, Zn and S on the growth yield and quality of Black gram. Accepted for publication in the International Journal of Agriculture and Botany. 2004. Faisalabad. Pakistan.2004

Ghosh G, Varghese K, Singh S.S. Productivity in hybrid maize as influenced by nutrient application and climatic changes. Accepted for publication in the Agril.Sci.Digest. Karnal. 2004 [NAAS 3.88]

Samreen, M., Varghese, K., Ghosh, G. Influence of sulphur at different levels on the growth, yield and oil content of sunflower. Accepted for publication in Agril. Sci. Digest. 2004. Karnal. [NAAS 3.88]


Dhar, D.K., Ghosh G, and Varghese K. Nutritive value of maize as influenced by seasonal changes and fertility levels. Accepted for publication in the Indian Journal of Agricultural Research. Karnal. 2004

[NAAS 3.86]


Attended International Conference on “The Socio-Economic Impact of Modern Vegetable Production Technology in Tropical Asia” at Chiang Mai, Thailand


On 3rd February, 2003

Teaching Experience

18 years of teaching experience in the Department of Agronomy, Specialization in Crop Production Management.

Portected Cultivation of Rose in Canada 

Additional Positions
DeanAllahabad School of Agriculture
Member SecretaryCentral Sales & Purchase Secretariat
DeanFaculty of Agriculture

  • Dy. Chief Proctor (2006-2007)
  • Chief Coordinator RAWE since 2006
  • Chairman RAWE since 2012
  • Member Assessment Committee
  • Member Grievance Committee (SHE Cell)
  • Member Secretary Sales & Purchase Committee
  • Member SHIATS Media Committee
  • Involved in students activities, social functions as Staff Advisor,students counselling
  • Member, Selection Committee UP State Selection Board
  • External Examiner for Central University, Vishwa Bharti
  • Members, Board of Studies, BCKV, West Bengal
  • Member, Selection Committee, BCKV, West Bengal
  • Treasurer, Alumni  Association (Headquaters SHIATS)
  • Member HoR of SHIATS
  • Associate Dean, Faculty of Agriculture


  • ICAR Best Teacher Award – 2013