Education as an integral part of development of human resources has received an impetus with  the establishment of  the University of Gorakhpur. Progress  in this sphere has been impressive over  years. Gorakhpur has residential University, Engineering College, Medical College and Degree colleges for the students of the eastern region of Uttar Pradesh.

1. Deen Dayal Upadhyay University

Setup in 1957, 25 thousand students at present, are enrolled with approximately 320 teachers. Apart from the general courses, the University offers courses in Bio-Technology, Bio-Chemistry, Computer, Journalism, fine Arts & Music and  MBA . It is also the centre of Academic Staff College (under UGC) and Indira Gandhi National Open University( IGNOU). It produced two chief ministers of the State, Shri. Vir Bahadur Singh and Shri. Raj Nath  Singh Number of faculty members have held the post of Vice Chancellor, in different Universities with   dignity.  The   prominent Vice Chancellor of Gorakhpur University were  Prof. R.P. Rastogi (BHU), Prof. Nagendra (Lucknow), Prof. U.P. Singh (Purvanchal Univ.), Dr. Vidya Niwas Misra (Kashi Vidya Peeth), Prof. V.S. Pathak, Prof. Radhe Mohan& Mishra, Prof. Revati Raman etc.  It also gave  Directors  of Higher  Education  Commission, Rajarshi Tondon Open University, Secondary Education Commission.

2. B.R.D. Medical College

Established in the year 1969, it is 6th Medical College in Uttar Pradesh. It is named after the prominent Social Worker Baba Raghav Das, a devoted freedom fighter and Sarvadaya Leader of this area. The College is situated 8 kms from the Gorakhpur Railway Station. Professor P.L. Shukla, was the founder Principal and Professor of Anatomy. This institution is affiliated ; with Gorakhpur University.

The teaching hospital complex 'Nehru Chikitsalaya' came into existence in 1974. It has got 650 indoor beds and out patient departments for various disciplines of medical services.

Since 1980, the College is running Post Graduate training programme also, for the degree of M.S. & M.D. in Anatomy, Surgery, orthopaedics, Obst.& Gynaecology, Opthalmology, Phisiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Anaesthesiology, Pediatrics, Medicine, Skin & V.D. etc. In addition to these courses, it also runs diploma courses, of the above listed departments. For further information please click here

3. M.M.M.Engineering College

Madan Mohan Malviya Engineering College was founded in 1962 to provide engineering and technical education for the development of the backward districts of eastern U.P. The college runs Under Graduate Programme in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics & Communication and Computer Science. In addition to regular courses, it also runs part time Post Graduate Diploma Courses ( evening ) in Computer Application called P.G.D.C.A. and Computer Hardware Maintenance & Networking. Besides teaching & research facilities, the college provides technical know how and consultancy to various industries of this area. For further information please click here

4. Polytechnic
1. Government Polytechnic Boys
2. Government Polytechnic Girls
3. M.P. Polytechnic

5. Institute of Technology and Management, Gorakhpur<

6. Purvanchal Institute of Dental College, Gorakhpur

7. Buddha Institute of Technology, Gorakhpur

8. Suyash Institute of Information Technology, Gorakhpur

9. Degree Colleges (Prominent in the city)

10. Inter college/ Schools ( Prominent in City)

  • Jawahar Navodaya Vidhyalaya
  • Jubilee Inter College
  • St. Andrews Inter college
  • D.A.V. Inter College
  • M.P. Inter College
  • A.D. Girls Inter College
  • Carmel Girls Inter College
  • Vikas Bharati School
  • Central School
  • Army School
  • Little Flower School
  • G.N. National School
  • St. Paul School
  • Springer School
  • St. Joseph School
  • Central Academy
  • Saraswati Shishu Mandir School
  • Rampus School
  • Naval's Academy

Teacher Student Ratio :

  • For Primary School there are 64.56 student per teacher
  • For Senior Basic School there are 48.35 student per teacher
  • For HighSchool / Intermediate College there are 38.18 student per teacher
  • For Degree College/University there are 61.76 student per teacher