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Visva Bharati University - [VBU], Birbhum

Visva Bharati University - [VBU], Birbhum

Birbhum, West Bengal UGC Estd 1921 Central University
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Updated On - December 29th 2018 by SAPNA MALIK

                             

Founded by the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, Visva Bharti University is located at Santiniketan, West Bengal. The government funded autonomous University has 10 sub- institutes under it. These institutes of higher education are renowned for excellence in their respective fields.  The University offers numerable courses at certificate, graduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

Facts and Figures

Year of Establishment

1921

University Type

Central University

Approved by

UGC (University Grants Commission)

Total Departments

10

Main Campus Area

1127.33 acres

Total Faculty

109

Location

Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, Pin 731235

Viswa Bharti University Courses

The university provides numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in the field of

  •  humanities and social sciences
  •  Sciences, Music, dance & drama
  •  Fine arts, Rural reconstruction
  •  Agriculture, Education
  • Physical Education
  • Yogic art & science etc.

To check detailed Visva Bharti University courses and fee, click here.  

Vishwa Bharti University UG Courses

Admissions in the Viswa Bharti University in various courses at undergraduate level are accepted in the fields described above. The undergraduate courses offered by the university are of 3 or 4 years of duration, depending on the particular course. The eligibility criteria for admission in Visva bharti University UG courses is given below.

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Eligibility

  • Admissions in the Visva Bharti University are accepted on the basis of merit list.
  • The candidates who have secured at least 60% marks in aggregate and 60% in the respective subject at +2 level are eligible to apply.

 Visva Bharti University PG Courses

The university offers a postgraduate degree in various specializations. These courses are of 2-year duration and the basic eligibility is as follows.

Eligibility

  • The University conducts Test for admission in the postgraduate programs of various disciplines.
  • The exam for a particular department is conducted by the Bhavana under which the department fells. The marks secured in this written Admission Test are the criteria of admission. The admission is merit-based.
  •  For candidates of the general category, the qualifying marks are 30% for General candidates whereas for the eligibility for candidates belonging to OBC categories is 27%.
  • For candidates belonging to SC & ST categories, there is no minimum qualifying marks requirement in the test conducted by the university.

Visva Bharati University Ph.D. and M. Phill courses

The Viswa Bharti University offers Ph.D. and M.Phill course onboard. The course duration M. Phill course duration is 2 years and for Ph.D. duration is three years, which include coursework. The basic eligibility criteria are described below.

Eligibility

  • Admission in the university is accepted on the basis of UGC-NET (including JRF)/ UGC-CSIR NET (including JRF)/SLET/GATE/ teacher fellowship or the test conducted by the University for admission in the Ph.D. and M. Phill courses.
  • Where applicants seeking admission to the M. Phil. and Ph.D. programmes of Visva Bharti University must also qualify the following requirements.
    • A Master’s degree or a professional degree equivalent to the Master’s with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent.
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/ /Differently-abled and other categories.

Visva Bharti University Scholarships 

A number of scholarships and fellowships are offered to the students studying at the Visva Bharti University, West Bengal. These include

  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for ST/SC candidates
  • post-doctoral fellowship for women
  • UGC NET JRF/SRF
  • Postgraduate Indira Gandhi scholarship for single girl child

. Apart from these scholarships,  merit-based scholarships are offered to candidates of all courses.

3 Years Full Time100 seats per course
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College Admission Reviews

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Parag Kumar Ghosh , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA]-2004

7.7/10

"The admission process in now online,one can download the form from Visva bharati university site and fill the form fully and then can submit it along with photo and identity proof by physical or can send via courier to the given address in the website. I would Suggest to submit the filled form manua"   Read More


6,341
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College Admission Reviews

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Akshay Garain , Bsc Computer Science Hons, Pursued: 1st year

10/10

"It is result basis of your previous years. In class 12 i scored 83% and then in 3 rd counselling i got my admission. In the admission time you need to carry all of your documents along wthe examination fees. It is a Awesome University For higher education. You can do phd also here. So in a word the "   Read More

Depayan De Halder , B.Sc Agriculture (Honourse), Pursued: 4th year

7/10

"I took admission via VBCAT ( Visva Bharati common admission test). After JEE (wb) it is the best course for me as I have a great interest to talk with people. As here I have opportunity to work with farmers and their psychology, so I opt for the course."   Read More


3 Years Full Time
5,641
FIRST
YEAR

Get Detailed Fees



College Admission Reviews

user
Parag Kumar Ghosh , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA]-2004

7.7/10

"The admission process in now online,one can download the form from Visva bharati university site and fill the form fully and then can submit it along with photo and identity proof by physical or can send via courier to the given address in the website. I would Suggest to submit the filled form manua"   Read More


3 Years Full Time100 seats per course
5,641
FIRST
YEAR

Get Detailed Fees



College Admission Reviews

user
Parag Kumar Ghosh , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA]-2004

7.7/10

"The admission process in now online,one can download the form from Visva bharati university site and fill the form fully and then can submit it along with photo and identity proof by physical or can send via courier to the given address in the website. I would Suggest to submit the filled form manua"   Read More


3 Years Full Time100 seats per course
6,141
FIRST
YEAR

Get Detailed Fees


College Admission Reviews

user
Parag Kumar Ghosh , Batch: Bachelor of Arts [BA]-2004

7.7/10

"The admission process in now online,one can download the form from Visva bharati university site and fill the form fully and then can submit it along with photo and identity proof by physical or can send via courier to the given address in the website. I would Suggest to submit the filled form manua"   Read More


College rating

based on 6 students ratings

7.2/10

7.8/10academic
6.7/10accommodation
7.8/10faculty
7.7/10infrastructure
4.8/10placements
8.5/10social

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Akshay GarainBsc Computer Science HonsPursued 1st year
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Its a Awesome University For Learning

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From admission till then i love this college very much. This university is also provide bus service.


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Sayantan PainePost Graduate Diploma in Journalism and Mass CommunicationPursued 1st year
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Parag Kumar GhoshBachelor of Arts [BA]Batch : 2004
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Very cool and peaceful environment to study.

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The college management is bit political and as student one should not be involved in the politics the management is not so good and local politics is involved.


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Nirupam SahaPh.D. (Economics)Pursued Second Year
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Gurukul of India.

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Good remarks, it is on the culture this university faculty and students bring. But the administration is yet to take care of several important issues of the students, such as of hostels and mess.


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Sanjiv KumarMCABatch : 2005
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As I said they have running bit late, apart from that I did not find any difficulties. They were very good.


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P.O. Santiniketan
Birbhum - 731235
West Bengal , India

1.85KmKopai Station railway station

03463-262752 , 262753 , 262754

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3 Comments
Laxmi Paul

Does this university provide scholarship to study abroad??

14 Jan, 2019 15:08
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Laxmi, You may please contact the university to get the information regarding scholarships or you may check the official website.

17 Jan, 2019 11:56
LABANI SARKAR

Great

02 Jun, 2017 09:39
SUBHAJIT KUMAR DASGUPTA

when released from for B.P.ED course ?????????????

22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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