Rabindra Bharati University was founded in 1962 under Rabindra Bharati Act of Government of West Bengal and Directorate of Distance Education under Rabindra Bharati University was started in 2002. The University is accredited with Grade A by NAAC. The institute offers Postgraduate courses in Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Human Studies.
|Name of Institute||Directorate of Distance Education Rabindra Bharati University|
|Basic admission criteria||Merit-based|
|Last date to apply||September 18, 2019|
|Counseling date||October - November|
|Detail||Starting date||Ending Date|
|Availability of Online Application form||August 24, 2019||October 31, 2019|
|Declaration of First Merit list for MSW and Geography Course||September 21, 2019|
|Admission on verification of eligibility as per First Merit List for MSW and Geography||September 25, 2019||October 13, 2019|
|Declaration of second Merit list for MSW and Geography Course||October 14, 2019|
|Admission on verification of eligibility as per second Merit List for MSW and Geography||October 16, 2019||October 26, 2019|
|Declaration of third Merit list for MSW and Geography Course||October 27, 2019|
|Admission on verification of eligibility as per third Merit List for MSW and Geography||November 1, 2019||November 3, 2019|
|Admission to other courses except for MSW and Geography Course||September 19, 2019||October 18, 2019|
Note: The dates mentioned above are tentative and subject to change as per discretion. Students are suggested to check with the dates on its official site of the college to keep themselves updated with the latest.
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Directorate of Distance Education Rabindra Bharati University offers Master’s Degree in Arts stream in eight specializations and Master's degree in Fine Arts stream in two disciplines. Additionally, the institute offers Master’s Degree in Social work and a Postgraduate Diploma in Tagore Literature.
Candidates applying should have done graduation in the concerned subject in 10+2+3 format from a recognized university. Selection to all the courses is strictly on the basis of merit and the merit list is prepared considering candidate's performance in the qualifying exam.
|Course||Specialization||Minimum Eligibility||Selection Criteria|
|MA (Arts)||Bengali||Passed Hons/ General degree (10+2+3) in the subject concerned.||Merit-based on the qualifying exam.|
|Education||Passed Hons/ General (10+2+3) in Education having / B.Ed or Spl. B.Ed|
|Geography||Passed Honors degree in Geography.|
|Environmental Studies||Hons/General Equivalent Graduate (10+2+3) / Post Graduate in General or Professional Course|
|MA (Fine Arts)||Rabindra Sangeet|
|M.S.W||Master in Social Work|
|PG diploma||Tagore Literature||Graduation in any discipline.|
Candidates seeking admission to various programs of study have to apply online. Before applying candidates have to register. Process for registration and online application is as follow:
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College