Rabindra Bharati University - [RBU], Kolkata

Rabindra Bharati University - [RBU], Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal NAAC Estd 1962 State University
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Rabindra Bharati University (RBU, Kolkata) founded in 1962 as a tribute to the first Nobel laureate of India, Shri. Rabindra Nath Tagore. The college offers various degree courses in humanities, social sciences, art, and culture. The three major faculties at Rabindra Bharathi University are Arts, Fine Arts, and Visual Arts. Apart from all the above, the university also provides training for competitive examinations like NET and SET.

Rabindra Bharati University Highlights

Official websitewww.rbu.ac.in 
AccreditationsGrade A by NAAC
Courses OfferedUG, PG, Ph.D., M.Phil.
Application modeOnline

Rabindra Nath University Courses

RBU, Kolkata courses have been classified under three departments

  • Department of fine arts
  • Department of arts
  • Department of visual arts

Courses offered in Arts:

Name of SubjectsDegree offered in particular Course
Adult and Continuing educationB.Ed. Special Education (VI), Diploma
BengaliB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Comparative LiteratureM.Phil.
EconomicsB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
EducationB.Ed., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt
EnglishB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Environment StudiesM.A.
GeographyM.A.
HindiM.A.
HistoryB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Human Development StudiesM.Phil.
Human Rights and Human DevelopmentM.A.
Library and Information ScienceB.L.I.Sc, M.LI.Sc., Ph.D., D.Litt.
MSWM.A.
MathematicsM.A.
PhilosophyB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Political ScienceB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
SanskritB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Santali LanguageM.Phil.
SociologyM.Phil.
Women StudiesM.Phil.

Courses offered in Fine Arts:

Name of SubjectsDegree offered in particular Course
DanceB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
DramaB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Instrumental MusicB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Mass Communication & VideographyMA, Ph.D., D.Litt.
MusicologyM.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
PercussionB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Rabindra SangeetB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.
Vocal MusicB.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., D.Litt.


Course offered in Visual Arts

Name of SubjectsDegree offered in particular Course
Applied ArtB.F.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
GraphicsB.F.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
History of ArtB.F.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
PaintingB.F.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
SculptureB.F.A., M.F.A., Ph.D., D.Litt.
MuseologyMA, Ph.D., D.Litt.

Read More  RBU, Kolkata Courses, and Fees


Rabindra Bharati University Admissions:

  • Applicants have to apply online through the university website
  • Admissions are purely based on Merit bases in the last qualifying exam 
  • University releases the tentative cutoff list for various courses
  • For Master Courses and Ph.D. the University conducts its own exam for which the dates are released accordingly.

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Rabindra Bharati University Scholarships

Based on merit-cum-need, the university has a broad range of programs to provide financial assistance to students. The following fellowships/scholarships are being run with the support of State and Central Government.

  • Post-Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holder
  • Post-Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child
  • Swami Vivekananda Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship Scheme
  • Online application for Scholarship to SC, ST and OBC students
  • Post Matric and Merit cum Means Scholarship

Rabindra Bharati University Facilities

  • Hostel: The University has five students’ hostels at present, two for the boys (one for SC/ST boys) and three for the girls. Construction work for another boys’ hostel is under progress. The total intake capacity in the boys’ hostel is 145 and the girls’ hostels can accommodate 50 boarders. Nevertheless, the university does not guarantee hostel accommodation to each and every outstation student.
  • Library: Rabindra Bharati University Library system consists of the Central Library, Sangeet Bhavan Library and departmental libraries attached to academic departments.
  • Health Care Centre: Medical Unit was opened at Emerald Bower Campus on 17.02.2000 in the aim of giving good medical services to the students, teachers and nonteaching staff.
  • NSS
  • NCC
  • Student Grievance Redressal Cell
  • Anti Ragging Cell
  • Guest House

Top Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
M.AGraduation₹4,090Check Here
M.PhilPost Graduation₹6,204Check Here
Diploma--Check Here
Certification--Check Here
Ph.DPost Graduation₹19,700Check Here
B.A {Hons.}10+2₹1,982Check Here
MFAGraduation₹4,130Check Here
5,945
TOTAL
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Subhrajyoti Sen , Batch: Instrumental Music-2017

7.3/10

"The first step is to apply online filling out the regular details.Then appear for the written entrance exam test & a practical entrance test or interview for the students applying for subjects related to fine arts & visual arts.After a few days the merit list will be published"   Read More

Kyem M Ghosh , Western Classical Music, Pursued:
BATCH : 2017

7.5/10

"Fee is too less. At an average of ?2000/ sem or less. Also merit students who have scored 55% or above can avail Swami Vivekananda Means and Merit Scholarship which will make your study cost absolutely free."   Read More




College Admission Reviews

Shreya Maulick , BFA PAINTING, Pursued:
BATCH : 2022

8.7/10

"First I filled up the admission form appeared for the entrance exam as per the scheduled date.As I opted for Visual Art, Painting, I had to undergo an exam for painting where more than 3k participated.Then I had to go for a grammar and language test for the languages we choosed.After that the author"   Read More


3 Years Full Time
5,945
TOTAL
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Subhrajyoti Sen , Batch: Instrumental Music-2017

7.3/10

"The first step is to apply online filling out the regular details.Then appear for the written entrance exam test & a practical entrance test or interview for the students applying for subjects related to fine arts & visual arts.After a few days the merit list will be published"   Read More

Kyem M Ghosh , Western Classical Music, Pursued:
BATCH : 2017

7.5/10

"Fee is too less. At an average of ?2000/ sem or less. Also merit students who have scored 55% or above can avail Swami Vivekananda Means and Merit Scholarship which will make your study cost absolutely free."   Read More



College Admission Reviews

Subhrajyoti Sen , Batch: Instrumental Music-2017

7.3/10

"The first step is to apply online filling out the regular details.Then appear for the written entrance exam test & a practical entrance test or interview for the students applying for subjects related to fine arts & visual arts.After a few days the merit list will be published"   Read More

Kyem M Ghosh , Western Classical Music, Pursued:
BATCH : 2017

7.5/10

"Fee is too less. At an average of ?2000/ sem or less. Also merit students who have scored 55% or above can avail Swami Vivekananda Means and Merit Scholarship which will make your study cost absolutely free."   Read More


2 Years Full Time
4,250
FIRST YEAR
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Soumarghyo Roy , M.A Journalism amd Mass Communication, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

6.8/10

"An entrace exam was conducted followed by an interview and merit list results. Based on that applicants were selected. I had planned to persue this course since I was interested in the media sector. Particularly the production and post production areas. The admission process as mentioned above, the "   Read More

SUBHADIP HALDER , Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science), Pursued: Second Year
BATCH : 2018

4.2/10

"Bachelor degree and higher secondary aggregate mark valuable to qualify the admission . Then one admission test will held . Then wait for merit list. If u listed. Then pay the fees online and verify documents. There for u will admitted in the institute. "   Read More


2 Years Full Time
4,330
FIRST YEAR
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Soumarghyo Roy , M.A Journalism amd Mass Communication, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

6.8/10

"An entrace exam was conducted followed by an interview and merit list results. Based on that applicants were selected. I had planned to persue this course since I was interested in the media sector. Particularly the production and post production areas. The admission process as mentioned above, the "   Read More

SUBHADIP HALDER , Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science), Pursued: Second Year
BATCH : 2018

4.2/10

"Bachelor degree and higher secondary aggregate mark valuable to qualify the admission . Then one admission test will held . Then wait for merit list. If u listed. Then pay the fees online and verify documents. There for u will admitted in the institute. "   Read More


21,456
FIRST YEAR
FEES

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College Admission Reviews

Soumarghyo Roy , M.A Journalism amd Mass Communication, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

6.8/10

"An entrace exam was conducted followed by an interview and merit list results. Based on that applicants were selected. I had planned to persue this course since I was interested in the media sector. Particularly the production and post production areas. The admission process as mentioned above, the "   Read More

SUBHADIP HALDER , Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science), Pursued: Second Year
BATCH : 2018

4.2/10

"Bachelor degree and higher secondary aggregate mark valuable to qualify the admission . Then one admission test will held . Then wait for merit list. If u listed. Then pay the fees online and verify documents. There for u will admitted in the institute. "   Read More



College Admission Reviews

Soumarghyo Roy , M.A Journalism amd Mass Communication, Pursued:
BATCH : 2020

6.8/10

"An entrace exam was conducted followed by an interview and merit list results. Based on that applicants were selected. I had planned to persue this course since I was interested in the media sector. Particularly the production and post production areas. The admission process as mentioned above, the "   Read More

SUBHADIP HALDER , Master of Arts [MA] (Political Science), Pursued: Second Year
BATCH : 2018

4.2/10

"Bachelor degree and higher secondary aggregate mark valuable to qualify the admission . Then one admission test will held . Then wait for merit list. If u listed. Then pay the fees online and verify documents. There for u will admitted in the institute. "   Read More


College rating

based on 13 students ratings

7.8/10

7.8/10academic
8.0/10accommodation
8.2/10faculty
8.3/10infrastructure
5.6/10placements
8.7/10social

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Soumarghyo RoyM.A Journalism amd Mass CommunicationPursued
BATCH : 2020
6.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

RBU

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6.8 /10

Every university has its positive and negative factors that guide is notions in the long run. The sprawling camus is well decorated. The E.M bower tower, near sinthi more is the main campus of the university. The university offers many facilities to the students and it maintains the decor of the campus with high seriousness. However because of it's strict rule related attendance percentage, the students often miss out from major internship opportunities. Every department has its own story to tell, both positive and negative.


7/10academic
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7/10infrastructure
7/10food & accom
5/10placement
8/10social life
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Ritwik MannaM.A 2nd semesterPursued
BATCH : 2018
8.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Fantastic

Remarks -
8.7 /10

The University is located in a crowded place. in the centre of the city. so the horns Heard inside the premisses bt it is not a big deal. otherwise everything is good and in a proper form for academic infrastructure.


8/10academic
8/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
10/10food & accom
7/10placement
10/10social life
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Shreya MaulickBFA PAINTINGPursued
BATCH : 2022
8.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Our college.Our pride.Rabindra Bharati University

Remarks -
8.7 /10

My college is one of the best in Kolkata zone. Every year many students pass out with a good degree. Many students passed out from our university are now highly paid successful artist in film industry. Some are famous musicians, vocalist and national level dancers. Some are renowned cinematographer or film director, famous contemporary artists, sculptors and graphic designers. Many are famous and well respected professors, economists and many more.


9/10academic
9/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
7/10placement
10/10social life
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PRATIK MANDALMAPursued
BATCH : 2017
8.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

UNIVERSITYS PROBLEM

Remarks -
8.3 /10

there are union problem union boys and girls behaviour is too bad. They always wanted to proof there power. They always wanted seen that they has power. They are do everything and wish they say taht is the last talk


10/10academic
9/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
8/10food & accom
8/10placement
8/10social life
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Sadhan OraonB.APursued
BATCH : 2019
7.7
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best University

Remarks -
7.7 /10

Both are on the same boat. In every where there is some good and some bad. That's not the problem.how you going to adopt it that's matter most. There is no bullying incident no ragging no other bad work.


5/10academic
10/10faculty
8/10infrastructure
9/10food & accom
4/10placement
10/10social life
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Subhrajyoti SenInstrumental MusicBatch : 2017
7.3
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Rabindrabharati University a tree growing with strong roots

Remarks -
7.3 /10

Its a very old university teaching & building new generation for decades,with two campuses its provides almost all the facility a educational institute should provide, though the university is little bit politically biased but at the end of the day everyone gets along and get the things done


8/10academic
8/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
7/10food & accom
3/10placement
9/10social life
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Kyem M GhoshWestern Classical MusicPursued
BATCH : 2017
7.5
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Rabindra Bharati University, a reputed University but with very limited faculty in Fine Arts departm

Remarks -
7.5 /10

Positive: it has a good repute, has got good infrastructure and also big name faculty specially for the fine arts and visual arts section. Has a huge organisation, promoting art and culture in every corner of the world. Negative: My department, Western Classical Music is new but it hasn't got any good faculty yet. And so is the infrastructure which is not yet developed


7/10academic
6/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
10/10food & accom
3/10placement
10/10social life
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Rajanya PaulMaster of Business Administration [MBA] (Power Management)Batch : 2009
10.0
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

It was a heaven for study

10/10academic
10/10faculty
10/10infrastructure
10/10food & accom
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10/10social life
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SUBHADIP HALDERMaster of Arts [MA] (Political Science)Pursued Second Year
BATCH : 2018
4.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best campus

Remarks -
4.2 /10

The university is good. Good environment with rabindra cultural activity. Every things is good.


5/10academic
5/10faculty
5/10infrastructure
3/10food & accom
2/10placement
5/10social life
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Anjan MukherjeeMaster of Arts [MA]Batch : 2012
6.0
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best moments of life :college life

Remarks -
6 /10

I cant say my college was best but pretty good. There was many plus point to attend this college but negatives are also there.. politics is a negative things in this college and uper education facilities is not such a good decorated.


6/10academic
8/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
5/10food & accom
1/10placement
7/10social life

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Emerald Bower Campus 56A, B.T. Road
Kolkata - 700050
West Bengal , India

0.34KmJorasanko Thakur Bari

033-25571028 , 25573028 , 25574028 , 25577161

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Kumari Nandini Burnwal

Is there any entrance required for admission in MA English and how much% required for ma in English

17 Jan, 2020 00:08
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nandini, admission to this course will be done on the basis of merit in qualifying examination i.e. graduation. Students who have done graduation in relevant field will be considered eligible only. There is no minimum percentage criteria to be eligible.

17 Jan, 2020 12:33
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Rakesh Nandi

Sir Tell me please the expected date of entrance exam form fill up for MA in 2019

12 Apr, 2019 11:34
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Rakesh, entrance exam for MA will be held in month of October, 2019 (tentatively).

12 Apr, 2019 12:33
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Shrestha paul

can i pursue both BA eng hons and BA instrumental music together at RBU?

25 Sep, 2017 00:10
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Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Shrestha, You can not do the both Degrees from the same college at the same time.

25 Sep, 2017 18:40
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Jyoti Prakash

please call i want to know about mbbs course

25 Sep, 2017 00:10
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Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Jyoti, I want to inform you that, this college does not provide MBBS course.

25 Sep, 2017 18:34
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ANUBHAV TIWARI

Dear sir My name is anubhav tiwari completed msc chemistry with 72% now desire to get admission in phd under your supervissionI am requesting to please provide me the details how i can apply Please help me

19 Sep, 2017 00:10
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Kalpana Sharma Expert

Hi Anubhav, please let me know which specialization of Ph.D. you want to get admission in this university?

19 Sep, 2017 16:50
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TANUJA AGARWAL

I am in Kolkata and i want to do B.ed course in Kolkata but i am a lady teacher in a school with PTT course and Graduate with Communicative English. Please suggest me where to join.I was with 1st Division in Graduation.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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Komal Barnwal

Looking for B.ED Admission.

22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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Puja Paul

I want to know details about PHD. I have cleared Masters in History with 55.50% marks from RBU. Can I apply for PHD? how about the duration and fees?

22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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January 22, 2020

Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) Result 2020: Merit List, Distance Education, Syllabus, Student Portal, Study Centers

Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) results are tabulated in the article below. RBU conducts the examination in terms of Even & Odd semesters. Semester results are declared on the official website only.  RBU also offers MA in faculties of Arts & Fine Arts under Directorate of Dist

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