Updated On - August 3rd 2019 by SURBHI
The University of North Bengal (UNB), Darjeeling, commonly known as North Bengal University (NBU) was established by an act of 1962 by the Legislature of West Bengal. The university is envisioned to encourage and provide for instruction for teaching, training & research in various branches of learning and course of study. NBU comprises of two campuses situated at Raja Rammohunpur near Siliguri and at Danguajhar in Jalpaiguri. It currently provides PG and Doctorate programs with its jurisdiction extending to 6 North Bengal districts and the neighboring state of Sikkim. NBU offers its courses through 64 Affiliated Colleges including 2 constituent colleges in many districts of its zone. NBU itself conducts entrance exams for various disciplines while for MBA admission, it accepts CMAT.
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North Bengal University Highlights
Type of University
NAAC ‘A’ Grade Accredited
Yes (Both for Girls and Boys)
How to Reach
Siliguri is 8 Km away on NH 31, On-Road by Bus, Taxi, Auto Service
Nearest Railway Station is 18 Km away
Nearest Airport (Bagdogra) is 7 Km away
North Bengal University Courses and Admission
Under North Bengal University Admission, the university presently offers multiple modern-day quality-oriented professional postgraduate programs in Arts, Engineering & Technology, Science, and Management streams. The university also invites applications for research-level Ph.D. programs from all eligible candidates. For more information related to admission proceedings, students may check the below-mentioned links:
North Bengal University Distance Education
The University of North Bengal, through Directorate of Distance Education, provides quality Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. In PG level, seven specializations namely, M.A. in English, Bengali, Nepali, Philosophy, Political Science and History and M.Sc. in Mathematics to students of any location and age in the comfort of their home. UG courses like B.A. and B.Com are also provided by the Directorate of Distance Education, NBU from the commencement of this session.
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North Bengal University Placement
The University of North Bengal provides internship and placement assistance through its central Training & Placement (T&P) Cell which continuously coordinates with the various elite and renowned industries and organizations for placement of the students. It has already successfully placed a percentage of students in Industry. It actively obtains feedback from organizations and conveys it to respective departments which, in turn, train students accordingly, thereby increasing their employability.
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