Burdwan University

Rachit Agrawal
Modified on 2020-02-29 in Postgraduate
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The College of Burdwan, otherwise called Burdwan University or B. U. is a chief Four Star state-funded college in Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. It was built up by the West Bengal Government as an educating and affiliating college on 15 June 1960 with six alumni offices and 30 undergrad schools spread more than three locales that go under the purview of the college.

The ward covers the Birbhum area, Purba Bardhaman locale, and Hooghly region except for Srirampore development. It offers over 30 undergrad and 66 postgraduate courses. There are 227 Regarded Resources and 189 subsidiary schools.

The University of Burdwan is situated in Purba Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. It was established by the Government of West Bengal on June 15, 1960. The main campus is about 398 acres (approximately). 

The University has four academic campuses —

  • Golabag Campus 
  • UIT campus for Engineering
  • Rajbari Campus
  • Tara bag Campus for Medical Education.

 It has received a Four-Star status by NAAC under UGC, Govt. of India. The University is known for its Law, Management, Engineering & Medical Courses.

The university offers more than 30 undergraduate and 66 postgraduate courses.

Burdwan University Ranking

The College is licensed by NAAC with Grade ‘An’ and has been positioned 91st by NIRF in 2020.

Colleges under Burdwan University 

There are around 27 departments and 144 affiliated colleges under Burdwan University that offer both full-time and distance learning courses with private, government, and public-funded as well.

Private Aided College

  • Acharya Sukumar Sen Mahavidyalaya
  • Burdwan Raj College
  • Chandrapur College
  • Dasarathi Hazra Memorial College
  • Dr. Bhupendra Nath Dutta Smriti Mahavidyalaya
  • Dr. Gour Mohan Roy College
  • Dr. Gourmohan Roy College
  • Galsi Mahavidyalaya
  • Guskara Mahavidyalaya
  • Jamalpur Mahavidyalaya
  • Kalna College
  • Kandra Radha Kanta Kundu Mahavidyalaya
  • Katwa College
  • M.U.C. Women’s College
  • Mankar College
  • Memari College
  • Padmaja Naidu College of Music
  • Purbasthali College
  • Shyamsundar College
  • Sir Rashbehari Ghosh Mahavidyalaya
  • Tehatta Sadananda Mahavidyalaya
  • Vivekananda Mahavidyalaya, Burdwan

State Government Colleges

  • Government College of Education
  • Government General Degree College, Kalna
  • Government General Degree College, Mangalore

Private Non-aided Colleges

  • ABS AcademyAL-Rasid College of Education
  • AMEXAMEX Law College
  • Anandaniketan (Society For Mental Health Care)
  • Ayan Arnab Sikshan Sanstha
  • Badla Vivekananda B.Ed. College
  • Bam Vivekananda B.Ed. College
  • Bijoy Pal Memorial B. Ed. College
  • Burdwan Institute of Management & Computer Science
  • Chatta Primary Teachers Training Institute
  • Coalfield College of Education
  • College of Art & Design
  • Cyber Research & Training Institute
  • Dinabandhu B.Ed. College
  • Dishari College of Education
  • Durgapur B.Ed. College
  • Durgapur Institute of Management and Science
  • East West Education Institute
  • Galsi Rabindra Nazrul College of Education
  • Gobindapur Sephali Memorial Primary Teachers Training Institute
  • Gourangdi B.Ed. College
  • HOPE School of Training
  • J. C. Bose Institute of Education & Research
  • J. N. Konar College of Education
  • Kabi Nazrul Islam Teachers Training College
  • Kabiguru Institute of Education
  • Kalna Surendranath B. Ed. College
  • M N Academic Trust
  • Mankar Institute of Education and Research
  • Mohanananda College
  • Moulana Abul Kalam Azad Teachers Training Institute
  • N.S. B.Ed. College
  • NSHM Centre for Management & Development Studies
  • Nutunhat Teachers Training Institute
  • Panagarh Primary Teachers Training Institute
  • Parama B.Ed College
  • Parbati Teachers Training Institute
  • Prasanta Dasgupta College of Education (B.Ed.)
  • Radha Gobinda B.Ed. Teachers Training College
  • Raipur Rabindra Vivek B.Ed. College
  • Raja Rammohan Roy College of Education
  • Rajendra Academy for Teachers Education
  • Shibnath Saha Teachers Training College
  • Siksha Bikash Seba Foundation B.Ed. College
  • Sonar Tori College of Education
  • St. Xaviers College
  • Steel City College of Education
  • Swami Vivekananda Institution for Teachers Training
  • Tarapada Dey Educational Institution
  • Upasana College of Education
  • Uttaran College of Education (Bdn)
  • Vidyasagar Teachers Training College (B.Ed.)

Courses and Eligibility 

BBA (Hons)-General-Tourism & HospitalityA minimum of 45% aggregate in Class 12 with English as a compulsory subject
MSc– Biotechnology- Computer ScienceMTech-Electronics & Communication EngineeringA minimum of 45% aggregate in BSc degree (Physics or Electronics) from a recognized university 
MBA– Human Resource- TourismQualifying exam: CATMAT/ XATGMATCMATA minimum of 45% aggregate in a bachelor’s degree in any stream
  • M.A.
  • LL.B.
  • B.A.
  • B.E. / B.Tech
  • B.Sc.
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Phil
  • BBA
  • LL.M.
  • B.Com (Hons)
  • B.Ed
  • B.A. LL.B.
  • BCA
  • B.Com
  • M.Com
  • M.E./M.Tech
  • M.Ed
  • BVA
  • B.A. (Hons)

Burdwan University Scholarships

The University offers various scholarships on merit basis:

  • Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme
  • Swami Vivekananda merit-cum-means scholarship scheme
  • Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship

Burdwan University- DDE

Burdwan University, Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) provides facilities of distance learning courses under MBA, B.Ed., M.Sc., M.A., and M.Com. programs. 

PG curriculum consists of 9 subject specializations. All degree courses are offered under the distance learning curriculum of the university. The Admission process for all programs are as follow:

  • The admission process form is available on the official website of the University. 
  • B.Ed. students have to produce NCTE recognized teacher education program certificates to be eligible. 
  • Students are required to give the CAT/CMAT exam or the University’s entrance exam for MBA admission.
  • Admission for MBA requires GD and PI. 
  • Admission for all the PG courses focuses on the merit. 
  • Selected candidates have to submit required documents at the administrative office.

Burdwan University- RESULT

The University results include the following details of the candidate such as course name, student name, semester, roll number, exam dates, SGPA, and result.

How to check Result:

  • Visit the official University website
  • The portal consists of the result section
  • Click on the Result. 
  • Enter your roll number if required.
  • Download the result in an available format.

Burdwan University- Recruitment

A student who completed their education: 10th,12th, Diploma, Graduation, PG, or any other equivalent course, must check availability on the website www.buruniv.ac.in

Details for registration:

  • Go on the official website buruniv.ac.in
  • Click on the “Recruitment” button.
  • The application form must be filled thoroughly.
  • Pay the required fee and Print the filled application.

Burdwan University- PG Admission

Graduate students have a chance to apply for 94 PG courses available at the University. The courses have a span of 2 years. Admission here is mainly done on academics– marks secured in honors, high-school, and madhyamik. 

Application process:

  • Click on the official website www.buruniv.ac.in
  • Click on the ‘Apply now’ button on the screen. Admission form is available
  • Scan and upload the required documents
  • Provisional Enrolment Number will be generated as the admission process is completed
  • Payment should be done through online modes or DD. Take the print out of the fee receipt.

Burdwan University- Ph.D. Admission

Ph.D. courses are available at the University with various specializations. The minimum qualification required for the Ph.D. degree is a Master’s degree with at least 55% marks & second level honors degree in a specific subject. The selection will be based on the marks acquired by the student in the entrance test and the interview. 

Admission process:

  • Click on the official website www.buruniv.ac.in
  • Click on the ‘Apply now’ button on the screen. Admission form is available
  • Scan and upload the required documents
  • Provisional Enrolment Number will be generated as the admission process is completed
  • Payment should be done through online modes or DD. Take the print out of the fee receipt.

Burdwan University- Courses

Courses offered are 240 across 11 streams. The University consists of 27 departments and 144 colleges under which they are affiliated.

  • Ph.D.
  • M.Phil.
  • M.Tech
  • M.A/M.Sc./M.B.A.
  • Advanced Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Certificate
  • UG in Science, Arts, Commerce, Law, Fine Arts & Music

Burdwan University- B.Ed

  • The duration of the course offered is 1 year
  • Candidates who have achieved at 50% in their Degree/Master’s Degree in Arts/Science/Fine Arts/Music/Commerce or any other course are eligible for admission. Marks in honor would also be considered
  • Age Limit: the limit is within 38 years of age and an additional 5 years relaxation for PWD quota.
  • Reservation: Total seats are kept reserved for SC(22%),ST(6%) & PWD(3%) categories in each college.
  • 5% seats of the Fresh candidates are reserved coming from other Universities.
  • Admission: March-April

Burdwan University- MBA

  • The duration of the course offered is 2 year
  • Eligibility: Graduates in Arts, Science, Commerce, or any other branch of Social Science.
    • At least 60% of marks must be acquired by Graduates in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, Agriculture.
    • Admission is also done based on the MAT Examination.
  • Admission: January-February
  • FEE: 15,000/year

Burdwan University- LLB

  • The duration of the course offered is 3 year
  • Eligibility: 
    • At least 45% of marks must be acquired by Graduates in the Bachelor’s Degree.
    • 5% seats are reserved for ST/SC category.
    • Admission Examination is taken at the University.
  • Admission: October-November
  • FEE: Rs.679 (onetime)

B.Ed Colleges under Burdwan University

  • Prasanta Dasgupta College of Education
  • Institution of Education For Women
  • Government Training College
  • Sree Ramakrishna Sarada Sikhsha Mandir

Notable Alumni Of Burdwan University

  • Dr. Tapas Kumar Maji, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Recipients of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (2019)
  • Bimal Kr. Banik, Professor, UTPA, USA
  • Department: Chemistry
  • Prof. of Chemistry in University of Texas-Pan American
  • Tapash Mookherjee, Justice, Calcutta High Court
  • Honorable Justice Tapash Mookherjee of Calcutta High Court passed LL.B from Burdwan University in the year 1979. He joined in WBCS (Judicial) in the year 1983 and elevated as an Additional Judge High Court Calcutta in the year 2013.

Burdwan University Contact Number

The college is located at Burdwan Rajbati, Raiganj, Bardhaman, West Bengal, 713104, India

Contact no.: +91 3422639475

About the Author

Rachit AgrawalRachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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