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University of Burdwan, Burdwan

University of Burdwan, Burdwan

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Address: University Road, Golapbag (North), Burdwan, West Bengal 713104
Website: http://www.buruniv.ac.in/
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University of Burdwan, Burdwan

About the college:

The University of Burdwan (also Burdwan University or B.U.; Bengali: বর্ধমান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university located in Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. It was established by the West Bengal government as a teaching and affiliating university on 15 June 1960 with six graduate departments and thirty undergraduate colleges spread over five districts that come under the jurisdiction of the university. The jurisdiction covers the districts of Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura, and Hooghly (except Srirampur). The main campus of the university is of 398 acres (approx).

The university offers 30 graduate programmes. There are 139 affiliated colleges (including degree colleges, B.Ed. colleges and private professional institutes).

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Admission to Burdwan University is highly competitive, as it consistently ranks amongst the best colleges in India. For admissions to the Engineering Faculty at the undergraduate level, students are admitted through the WBJEE, an entrance examination open to students from all over India. Unlike in a large number of states, there is no domicile quota in BU as well as for the remaining engineering colleges admitting students through the WBJEE. Postgraduate students in engineering are admitted through GATE. Admission to the Arts and Science Faculties is by means of individual examinations for each of the departments at the undergraduate as well as the postgraduate levels. Weight age is given to marks obtained at the higher secondary level for undergraduate admissions at the undergraduate level for postgraduate level.

Science (UG/PG)

Atomic Physics, Microwaves, Biotechnology, Botany, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Chemistry, Ecotechnology, Environmental Science, Energy Technology, Food Science, Forensic Science, Geography, Geoscience, Genetics, Health Science, Information Management, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Metrology, Mechanics,Neuroscience, Oceanography, Physics, Pharmacy, Statistics, Space Science, Systems Science, Zoology.

Arts, Commerce, and Social Science (UG/PG)

Archaeology, Anthropology, Bengali, Commerce, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Education, Economics, English, Fine Arts, Hindi, Home Science, History, International Relations, Industrial Relations, Library and Information Science, Law, Literature, Linguistic, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Human Resource Development, Mass Communications, Music, Political Science, Project Management, Philosophy,Psychology, Sociology, Sanskrit, Teaching, Tourism Management, Urban and Regional Planning, Visual Arts.

Distance education

This university has a Directorate of Distance Education (DDE,BU) for conducting post graduate studies in distance mode. This is for people (mainly workers) who cannot undergo post graduate studies in regular (full-time) mode. The Directorate of Distance Education was established in 1994. Courses of distance education in the university is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Distance Education Council.




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