(Last Updated on : 17/03/2015)
The University of Kalyani is a state-government administered, affiliated and research university in Nadia district
of West Bengal
, India. It was established on November 1, 1960. It offers courses at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels. The University Grants Commission
accorded recognition to the university. University of Kalyani has been awarded B grade accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council
(NAAC). It is spread over an area of 400 acres of land.
This university is providing academic guidance and leadership to 44 affiliated colleges which is scattered in the districts of Nadia, Murshidabad
and parts of North 24 Parganas
. There are 18 colleges in Nadia, 25 in Murshidabad and 1 in North 24 Parganas. Colleges are independent from the university but they follow the course curriculum of the university. Colleges are headed by the principal and teachers of the colleges who are appointed via West Bengal college service commission. Colleges have responsibility for admitting undergraduates and organizing their classes.
Campus of Kalyani University
The university is placed in an urban setting touching the boundaries of some green rural areas. The eastern bank of the Ganges
is only 2000 m from the University and its serene background is only 50 km from Kolkata
. It is close to "Kalyani Ghoshpara" railway station, 10 minutes walking distance to Administration Building from the station, and the other campuses are around it. During Second World War this land was under the control of American army who maintained an arm depot here. Few roadways and other constructions are still there to prove that past history.
Faculty of Kalyani University
The University has 6 faculties organized into 25 departments. They are Faculty of Science, Faculty of Arts and Commerce, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Engineering Technology and Management, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Music and Fine Arts. Since some time several engineering colleges were also affiliated to the University.
Courses offered by Kalyani University
Following are the academic courses offered to the students:
D.Sc. / D. Litt. by all the PG Departments.
Ph.D by all the PG Departments.
M.A. in Bengali, Economics, Education, English, Folklore, History, Political Science
Rural Development & Management, Sociology, Modern Language.
M. Com. in Commerce.
M.Sc. in Biochemistry & Biophysics, Botany, Chemistry, Education, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, Physics,Physiology, Statistics, Zoology.
M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering.
MCA in Computer Application.
MBA in Business Administration.
MLISc. in Library & Information Science.
M.Ph.Ed. in Physical Education.
M.Ed. in Education.
BLISc. in Library & Information Science.
B.Ed. in Education.
B.Ph.Ed. in Physical Education.
PG Diploma (one year) in Financial Economics.
B.Tech in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering and B.Tech in Information Technology.
The Certificate Courses (self-financing):
Certificate in Communicative English
Fishery Management cum Fish Breeding
Ornamental Fish Culture
Mushroom Spawn Production and Cultivation
Primary Health Care and Medical Emergency Management
Raising of House Plant
Environment Quality Assessment and Monitoring
Computer Typing and Internet operation
MS Office and Internet
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