The Government Degree College situated in Saidpur Tehseel of Ghazipur district, named after the eminent educationalist and famous political leader, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, was formally established by Government of Uttar Pradesh Vide Letter No. 4728/15-11/18-12(7)/83, dated 02/08/1988. The college is affiliated to Veer Bahadur Singh Poorvanchal University, Jaunpur, (U.P.) and is governed by the policies of Higher Education Department of Uttar Pradesh. The college is affiliated to the UGC under section 2f & 12 (B) of the UGC Act-1956. Initially the college got temporary affiliation in six subjects; viz. Hindi, Sanskrit, English, Sociology, Political science and Economics. These subjects got permanent affiliation in August 1993. Presently Geography is also being taught at UG level in the college. Since 1997 temporary affiliation has been provided in History, Psychology and Home Science (Letter No. 4697-15-1796-14(18)/93, dated 27/01/1997). However, teaching in these subjects will start only after the creation of regular posts. Science Faculty with four Departments Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology is running successfully since 2005-06.
The aim of our college is the acquisition, preservation and transmission of knowledge and to promote national and rational outlook among the students of the region. To provide qualitative education has always been our vision, mission and hallmark. The institution is very much aware of the fact that the dimensions and quality of education keeps on changing with time. The college is fast adapting itself to the new challenges by undertaking activities in various directions. The institute has achieved this aim of holistic development of its students by offering them a judicious blend of curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. The dynamic faculty members equipped with the highest qualification and extensive experience foster ethical values and thus sensitize them on getting empowered with dignity. It is serving and succeeding to be a leading organization involved in promotion and development of qualitative higher education.
Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Government Degree College is situated in front of Saidpur Bhitari Railway station and about 500 meters from NH-29. The College is spread in about 50990.9 square meters with a build up area of about 28856.41 square meters. The college has a big playground and lush green campus.
As against 14 sanctioned teaching posts and 12 Non-Teaching posts, 21 teachers and 9 employees are presently working in our college. Out of 12 teaching staff, 02 teachers have experience of teaching at Post-Graduate level, with number of research articles published in national and international journals. Starting with merely three rooms, the college has now four well equipped laboratories, twelve lecture rooms, one auditorium, separate and spacious Common Rooms /Recreation Halls for Boys and Girls, and a Library with sufficient books/reference books and journals. One of the rooms in the college is being used as Computer Centre. Besides, a new building for running PG courses in Hindi and Sociology is under construction at present.