The Department of Entomology, College of Horticulture and forestry was established in the year 2018 under Dr YSP University of Horticulture & Forestry Nauni- Solan (HP) however the college of horticulture and forestry was established much earlier i.e. during the year 2011. In the beginning, there were 3 teacher in the Department namely Dr.Virender Rana, Dr. Sunil Kumar and Dr. Ajay Sharma. However, one teacher Dr. Vijay Singh Chandel was also added as guest faculty owing to the teaching requirements of the department. The M.Sc. programme was initialed in the department w.e.f. 2017 with 5 students. At present 30 students have been passed out M.Sc. programme from the Department. The Department is working on various aspects for quality theoretical and practical teaching for the last 7 years. Along with regular teacher, Department has also engaged 2 teachers on lecture basis depending upon the work load of UG and PG students. The department is engaged on academics, research and extension activities for all round development of students and for developing skills and knowledge of the farmers through extension and research activities. The department is mainly concentrated on, Apiculture, Sericulture, Economic entomology i.e. fruit and vegetable crops.
Apart from this different entrepreneurship module are also run by the department in Beekeeping and Sericulture. Maximum activities of the Department are concerned with the farmers of the State and Country.