The University of Gorakhpur is a teaching and residential-cum-affiliating University.
It is situated at a distance of about 2 kilometers form the downtown to the east and
almost walking distance from railway station to the south. Although the idea of residential
University at Gorakhpur was first mooted by Dr. C.J. Chako, the then Principal of St. Andrews
College, then under Agra University, who initiated post-graduate and undergraduate science
teaching in his college, the idea got crystallized and took concrete shape by the untiring
efforts of Late Pt. S.N.M. Tripathi. Read more ...