Udai Pratap Autonomous College is situated in the North Western part of the holy city of Varanasi in India. The
campus is spread over 100 acres of lush green fertile land with an academic atmosphere. Udai Pratap Autonomous College is the
most popular higher education centre of eastern Uttar Pradesh. This College was conceptualized and created by a philosopher
and saint king Late Rajarshi Udai Pratap Singh Judeo to promote the education to enrich the society with value system of this
The beginning was made when Late Rajarshi Udai Pratap Singh Ju Deo, founded Hewett Kshatriya High School in Varanasi
in 1909 which was raised to the level of an Intermediate College in 1921 and was rechristened Udai Pratap Intermediate
College, Varanasi. The institution was further elevated to the level of a degree college in 1949 when it commenced
undergraduate classes in Arts and Commerce. This was followed by the beginning of Science classes in 1950, Agriculture in
1963 and B.Ed in October 1972.
Post Graduation in some subjects of Science and Arts was initiated in July 1970 and in agriculture in July 1972.The
College was the first in Uttar Pradesh to be conferred autonomy by UGC in July 1991 and thus it has grown to its present
status and known as Udai Pratap Autonomous College, Varanasi. The College is co-educational in character.
The neat and clean and well maintained campus comprises of 30 departments in Arts, Science, Commerce, Education and
Agriculture faculties and offers teaching programmes leading to B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., B.Sc.(Ag), M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, M.Sc.
(Ag), B. Ed. Ph.D. programme is available in almost all the subjects in Arts, Science, Commerce and Agriculture. P.G. Diploma
is offered in Computer Application and Environmental Science.
The College follows annual system of academic work in Faculty of Science, Arts, Commerce, and Education. The Faculty
of Agriculture follows the semester system as well as credit system.