Besides implementing the educational programmes in the college, the Dean also coordinates with the Director of Research, Director of Extension Education and other Statutory Officers of the University in conducting the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, student research and other activities related to students in the best interest of the University. The Dean is assisted by his office comprising one Section Officer and a team of administrative staff, Heads/Incharges of the Departments (HODs) and other faculty members of the college. There are following thirteen departments in the college of Horticulture and Forestry:
The senior-most professor/associate professor of the department is designated as its Head/Incharge who coordinates teaching, research and extension activities relating to his/her department. Besides the HODs and Statutory Officers, the Dean is also guided/ supported by various Statutory bodies of the College/ University such as the Board of Studies, Resident Instructions Committee, Academic Council, Board of Management and the Senate in matters related to general administration and conduct of educational programmes in the college.
The Board of Studies is constituted in accordance with Section 18 of the University Act and the Dean, College of Horticulture and Forestry is the Chairman of Board of Studies of the College. In the absence of Dean, the senior-most HOD in the college acts as the chairman. The Secretary of the Board of Studies is appointed for a period of two years by the Dean from amongst the Professors and Associate Professors who assists the Chairman. The duties of Board of Studies are as follows: