West Bengal is a very rich state, educationally and culturally and hence large number
of universities are situated in West Bengal. Besides the many Institutes of National
Importance of which there is a long list functioning in West Bengal, there are many
Universities in West Bengal that offer high quality education to the students of
Central Universities in West Bengal
The Central Universities in West Bengal is the one established by Rabindranath Tagore
and is situated in the outskirts of Kolkata. It offers various courses in Arts and
Performing Arts and other technology courses along with the general education. The
University is the “Alma Mater” to some the greatest Indians who are stalwarts in
their specific fields.
State Universities in West Bengal
Most of the State Universities in West Bengal offers a wide range of subjects for
study that include Arts, Science, and Commerce. Apart from the General subjects
many technological and other specialized courses like Law and Medicine are also
offered. The State Universities in West Bengal also offer courses in Agriculture,
Engineering technology and even Theology. All the Engineering and technical colleges
of West Bengal affiliate with the State Technical University in West Bengal
Deemed University in West Bengal
The Deemed University in West Bengal is the one established by a Missionary and
offers highly varied courses like the rural and tribal development, Indian cultural
and spiritual heritage, fundamental science education and disability management
and special education.
There is a Private University in West Bengal that has been recently established
in the city of Kolkata provided courses of study in various disciplines.
The main forte of West Bengal in the field of education is in the Research facilities
offered by some of the reputed research institution that have been established by
the Governments of both the Central and the State.