Universities in West Bengal

In West Bengal, there are 1 central university, 26 state universities, 1 deemed universities and 9 private universities.

Institute of Eminence (IoE)

Central Universities

University Location Type Established Specialization
Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan Central University 1921 Arts and Sciences

Institute of National Importance

University Location Type Established Specialization
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Joka Autonomous 1961 Social Sciences and Management
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata Haringhata Autonomous 2006 Basic Sciences, Applied Sciences
Indian Statistical Institute Baranagar Autonomous 1959 Basic Sciences, Applied Sciences, Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur Autonomous 1951 Science, Management, Engineering & Technology, Law
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur Howrah Autonomous 1856 Sciences, Management, Engineering & Technology
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kalyani Kalyani Autonomous 2014 Engineering & Technology, Sciences
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur Durgapur Autonomous 1960 Engineering & Technology, Sciences, Management
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Kolkata Kolkata Autonomous 2007 Pharmacy


Deemed universities

hideUniversity Location Type Established Specialization Sources
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science Kolkata Deemed university 1876 Basic sciences, applied sciences [12]
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute Belur Math Deemed university 2005 Agricultural Management, Rural Development, Basic Sciences, Indian Culture and Spirituality [13]

National Law University

hideUniversity Location Type Established Specialization Sources
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata National Law University 1999 Law [14]

State Universities

hideUniversity Location Type Established Specialization Sources
Aliah University Kolkata State 2008 Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Management, Islamic Studies [15]
Bankura University Bankura State 2014 Arts, Sciences, Law [16]
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya Nadia State 1974 Agriculture, Horticulture and Agricultural Engineering [17]
University of Burdwan Purba Bardhaman State 1960 Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Engineering and Law [18]
University of Calcutta Kolkata State 1857 Arts, Sciences, Commerce, Engineering and Law [19]
Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University Cooch Behar State 2012 Arts, Sciences [20]
Diamond Harbour Women’s University Diamond Harbour State 2013 Humanities and Basic Sciences [21]
University of Gour Banga Malda State 2008 Arts, Sciences, and Commerce [22]
Jadavpur University Jadavpur 1955 Engineering, Technology, Science, Arts and Commerce [23]
University of Kalyani Kalyani State 1960 Arts, Sciences, Commerce and Law [24]
Kazi Nazrul University Asansol State 2012 Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Law and Commerce [25]
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology Kolkata State 2000 Engineering and Management [26]
Netaji Subhas Open University Kolkata State and distance education 1998 Arts, Sciences, and Commerce [27]
University of North Bengal Siliguri State 1962 Arts, Sciences, Commerce, and Law [28]
Presidency University Kolkata State 1817 Arts and Sciences [29]
Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata State 1962 Arts, Fine Arts, and Performing Arts [30]
Raiganj University Raiganj State 2015 Humanities, Science [31]
Senate of Serampore College (University) Serampore State 1818 Theology [32]
Sidho Kanho Birsha University Purulia State 2010 Arts and Sciences [33]
The Sanskrit College and University Kolkata State 2015 Sanskrit, Languages [34]
Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya Cooch Behar State 2001 Agriculture, Horticulture [35]
Vidyasagar University Midnapur State 1981 Arts, Sciences, Commerce and Law [36]
West Bengal State University Barasat State 2008 Arts, Sciences, Commerce and Law [37]
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences Kolkata State 1995 Veterinary & Animal Sciences [38]
West Bengal University of Health Sciences Kolkata State 2003 Medicine [39]
West Bengal University of Teachers’ Training, Education Planning and Administration Kolkata State 2015 Teachers Training, B.Ed. M.Ed [40]

Private Universities

hideUniversity Location Type Established Specialization Sources
Adamas University Barasat Private 2014 Sciences, Management, Humanities, Engineering & Technology [41]
Amity University, Kolkata New Town Global Private 2015 Sciences, Management, Humanities, Engineering & Technology [42]
Brainware University Kolkata Private 2015 Sciences, Management, Engineering & Technology [43]
International Management Institute Kolkata Kolkata Autonomous Management Institute 2011 Management [44]
JIS University Agarpara Private 2014 Science, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Management, Law [45]
Neotia University Sarisha Private 2015 Sciences, Management, Humanities, Engineering & Technology [46]
Seacom Skills University Santiniketan Private 2014 Sciences, Engineering & Technology [47]
Sister Nivedita University New Town Private 2017 Science, Engineering & Technology, Management, Social Science & Women Studes [48]
St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata Kolkata Private 2017 Management, Commerce, Humanities, Law, Mass Communication [49]
Techno India University Kolkata Private 2012 Sciences, Management, Engineering & Technology [50]
University of Engineering & Management (UEM), Kolkata New Town Private 2015 Engineering, Technology & Management [51]

Engineering and Management Colleges

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