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Visva Bharati University
Year Founded : 1863
Accreditation : UGC
Affiliation : Central University
Contact No : 03463-262751
Email : info@visva-bharati.ac.in
Website : http://www.visvabharati.ac.in/

Visva Bharati University, West Bengal was established in 1863 by Debendranath Tagore, the father of the great poet Rabindranath Tagore. Visva Bharati Shantiniketan was inaugurated in 1921. Visva Bharati was declared as a central university and an institution of national importance by an act of Parliament in 1951.  It was granted the status of a unitary, teaching and residential university.

The status and function of all the major institutions have been redefined in successive Amendment Acts and the University has continued to grow by giving accreditation to new institutions in response to needs newly felt. The school has reshaped itself into a fully-fledged modern University with diverse concern and interests. The University has established several institutes and colleges under its management for the purpose of imparting education at all levels.

Campus of Visva Bharati University -

Visva-Bharati is located in a rural setting in the district of Birbhum, about 160 km by road from Kolkata. The University has two campuses, one at Santiniketan and the other at Sriniketan

Facilities at Visva Bharati University -


  • Class Rooms
  • Hostels
  • Hospitals
  • Library
  • Career services
  • Financial aid
  • Scholarships
  • Health Care
  • Canteen
  • Computer Facility
  • Transport
  • Bank


Institutes at Visva Bharati University -


  • Bhasa BhavanaVidya
  • BhavanaSiksha Bhavana
  • Sangit BhavanaKala BhavanaVinaya Bhavana
  • Rabindra Bhavana
  • Palli Samgathana Vibhaga
  • Palli-Siksha BhavanaPatha Bhavana
  • Siksha Satra
  • Granthana Vibhaga

Scholarships at Visva Bharati University -

There is a number of University merit Scholarships awarded on the basis of merit and stipend on the basis of merit-cum –means available for pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate students. Some government and private agencies also award fellowships for entry in some courses.

Name : Visva Bharati University
Location : PO : Santiniketan
State : West Bengal
Country : India
Contact No : 03463-262751
Contact Email : info@visva-bharati.ac.in
Website : http://www.visvabharati.ac.in/   
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