Department of Higher Education

Higher Education in West Bengal At A Glance


Universities in West Bengal (Current Status)

Category Number of Universities
State-aided Universities 20
State Specialised Universities 06
Deemed University 01
Central Universities and Institutes of Higher Learning 08
Private Universities 10
Total 45
Category University Name
State-aided Universities University of Calcutta
Jadavpur University
Burdwan University
University of Gour Banga
Kalyani University
Kazi Nazrul University
Netaji Subhas Open University
North Bengal University
Presidency University
Rabindra Bharati University
Sidho Kanho Birsha University
Vidyasagar University
West Bengal State University
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University
Diamond Harbour Women's University
Bankura University
Raiganj University
West Bengal University of Teachers' Training, Education Planning and Administration, Kolkata
Sanskrit College and University, Kolkata
Deemed University Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University
Specialised Universities Bidhan Chandra krishi Viswavidyalaya (Agriculture Department)
Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (Agriculture Department)
The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (Judicial Department)
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences (Animal Resource Development Department)
The West Bengal University of Health Science (Health and Family Welfare Department)
Aliah University
Private Universities Techno India University
Seacom Skills University
Adamas University
Neotia University
University of Engineering and Management
JIS University
Amity University
Brainware University
Sister nevidita University
Sl. No Name of University UG/ PG No. of students admitted in 2013 - 2014 No. of seat increased in A.Y. 2014-2015 Allocation of seats in 2014-2015 at the close of admissions (numbers)
Total Unreserved SC ST Total Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B
1 KALYANI UNIVERSITY PG 1210 901 283 26 333 1543 845 310 87 90 67
UG 73898 53078 16218 4602 3747 77645 53885 17985 801 2985 1989
2 VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY PG 3044 2267 605 172 407 3451 2259 726 190 162 114
UG 47990 34553 10557 2880 14833 62823 54553 13821 3769 6282 4398
3 NETAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY PG 9166 7146 1745 275 3160 12326 6733 2697 494 2402
UG 17386 12626 3850 910 6387 23773 13616 5408 1219 3530
4 DIAMOND HARBOUR WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY PG 380 380 204 84 23 38 31
UG
5 KAZI NAZRUL UNIVERSITY PG 160 133 21 6 200 360 216 70 13 31 24
UG
6 PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY PG 404 365 33 6 14 418 331 67 6 5 9
UG 501 413 76 12 8 509 385 89 13 6 16
7 UNIVERSITY OF GOUR BANGA PG 863 621 190 52 167 1030 566 227 62 103 72
UG 36049 25775 7797 2477 3563 39612 21786 8715 2377 3961 2773
8 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH BENGAL PG 1386 970 317 99 167 1553 270 191 61 36 101
UG 46422 30085 11707 3372 12783 59205 35705 12681 4357 3781 2681
9 COOCH BEHAR PANCHANAN BARMA UNIVERSITY PG 182 99 72 11 60 242 45 40 7 18 20
UG
10 BANKURA UNIVERSITY PG 500 500 219 70 50 26 47
UG
11 WEST BENGAL STATE UNIVERSITY PG 930 667 207 56 60 990 397 156 15 54 82
UG 48380 35760 11733 887 31548 79928 43960 17584 4796 7993 5595
12 WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY PG 103 81 19 3 9 112 88 17 2 5 0
UG 51 42 7 2 3 54 36 12 4 1 1
13 RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY PG 1513 1229 225 29 143 1656 1654 250 33 52 56
UG 804 603 183 18 55 859 592 177 26 24 40
14 CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY PG 3480 2506 766 208 146 3626 2528 797 218 49 34
UG 85701 73074 11927 700 0 85701 64062 13224 1732 2692 2029
15 JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY PG 1574 1196 321 57 489 2063 1564 429 70 0 0
UG 1626 1209 341 76 378 2004 1364 454 95 44 47
16 SIDHO KANHO BIRSHA UNIVERSITY PG 603 449 125 29 96 699 479 144 31 23 22
UG 13915 9649 2304 1874 3032 16947 7887 3030 1206 1140 1269
17 BURDWAN UNIVERSITY PG 2388 1714 528 146 298 2686 1663 584 161 139 139
UG 102218 73368 22492 6358 16726 118944 75017 24822 7552 5626 5927
The State of West Bengal PG 27006 20344 5487 1175 6629 33635 19461 6859 1523 3233 818
UG 474941 350235 99192 24168 93063 568004 352848 118002 27947 38065 26765
The State of West Bengal PG+UG 501947 370579 104679 25343 99692 601639 372309 124861 29470 41298 27583
Sl. No Name of University UG/ PG Annual permitted Strength prior to 2014-2015 No. of seat increased in A.Y. 2014-2015 Total intake stands Actual students admitted (after increase in academic year 2014-2015) No. of seat increased in A.Y. 2014-2015 Total intake stands Actual students admitted (after increase in academic year 2015-2016)
Unreserved SC ST Total Total No. of seat increased Actual Admitted Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total Total No. of seat increased Actual Admitted Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total
1 KALYANI UNIVERSITY PG 929 371 101 1401 182 1583 1538 977 393 27 79 62 1538 81 1664 1501 720 402 20 166 193 1501
UG 44272 13666 3727 62120 10000 72120 67550 43048 15560 1205 4257 3480 67550 5000 77120 74645 41962 16982 1196 8987 5518 74645
2 VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY PG 1461 213 56 1730 61 1791 1707 1038 308 113 69 179 1707 54 1845 1723 1051 297 118 69 188 1723
UG 34052 10104 2762 46918 3687 50605 50219 34565 10677 2343 1658 976 50219 7320 57925 57920 39315 11651 3186 2159 1609 57920
3 NETAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY PG 7146 1745 275 9166 2901 12067 11695 6345 2581 458 1359 952 11695 6651 18718 18326 9183 4145 636 2123 2239 18326
UG 12626 3850 910 17386 7773 25159 25140 14358 5709 1271 2236 1566 25140 7103 32262 32244 17684 7553 1445 3272 2290 32244
4 DIAMOND HARBOUR WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY PG           235 172 113 30 1 13 15 172 104 339 277 172 53 1 24 27 277
UG                                            
5 KAZI NAZRUL UNIVERSITY PG 80 30 10 120 200 320 265 125 40 8 44 48 265 425 745 549 359 76 13 47 54 549
UG                               11824 6504 2601 709 1182 828 11824
6 PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY PG 322 103 36 461 30 491 418 331 67 6 5 9 418 31 522 495 341 91 16 15 32 495
UG 378 120 33 531 31 562 509 385 89 13 6 16 509 31 593 553 361 109 21 26 36 553
7 UNIVERSITY OF GOUR BANGA PG 741 227 62 1030 400 1430 1065 486 284 32 158 105 1065 0 1430 1137 386 327 45 233 146 1137
UG 11352 4121 987 16460 1940 18400 17574 9662 3875 1054 1756 1227 17574 6200 24600 24557 12279 5403 1473 3683 1719 24557
8 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH BENGAL PG 991 308 87 1386 167 1553 1284 590 358 111 66 159 1284 54 1607 1329 578 384 115 95 157 1329
UG 78696 24047 6561 109304 33883 143187 109361 60149 24059 6562 10936 7655 109361 -48994 94193 62893 34590 13836 3774 6291 4402 62893
9 COOCH BEHAR PANCHANAN BARMA UNIVERSITY PG 188 56 16 260 26 286 216 84 69 8 31 24 216 418 704 630 226 234 16 66 88 630
UG                               18141 5943 8991 108 1870 1229 18141
10 BANKURA UNIVERSITY PG           560 463 265 58 45 19 76 463 0 560 426 202 87 56 6 75 426
UG                                            
11 WEST BENGAL STATE UNIVERSITY PG 480 132 11 623     727 550 119 22 21 15 727     560 303 102 12 84 59 560
UG 35760 11733 887 48380     49604 29420 11907 848 4370 3059 49604     47862 26360 11913 895 5114 3580 47862
12 MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY PG 6477 2240 556 9273 -63 9210 3111 2612 242 29 83 145 3111 -87 9123 3145 2512 276 26 61 270 3145
UG 36137 11041 3011 50189 1606 51795 26079 21670 1920 218 516 1755 26079 12 51807 28626 23378 2319 264 610 2055 28626
13 RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY PG 1359 419 116 1894 191 2085 1445 1054 250 33 52 56 1445 126 2211 1438 985 250 36 71 96 1438
UG 747 217 64 1028 98 1126 859 592 177 26 24 40 859 51 1177 768 568 131 14 21 34 768
14 CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY PG 2506 766 208 3480     1546 1232 161 32 17 104 1546     1102 939 71 35 26 31 1102
UG 75703 13855 908 90466     131991 98937 22846 1156 1843 7209 131991     134699 98634 23776 1133 6040 5116 134699
15 JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY PG 1417 337 73 1827 484 2311 1917 1475 360 74 8 0 1917 145 2456 1766 1345 324 63 27 7 1766
UG 2111 479 111 2701 88 2789 2660 1997 480 106 51 26 2660 55 2844 2716 1942 497 116 97 64 2716
16 SIDHO KANHO BIRSHA UNIVERSITY PG 564 173 48 785 52 837 617 354 156 55 21 31 617 48 885 710 367 229 60 20 34 710
UG 10135 2986 1139 14260 3179 17439 15297 6868 2679 2297 481 2972 15297 1482 18921 15592 6635 2695 2287 591 3384 15592
17 BURDWAN UNIVERSITY PG 1426 439 121 1986 363 2349 1847 1198 322 63 155 109 1847     1488 1115 250 38 44 41 1488
UG 81014 24754 6751 112519 11253 123772 103765 56797 22716 6196 10328 7728 103765 12378 136150 120024 64814 26406 8407 12003 8394 120024
18 WBUTTEPA PG                               114 57 29 4 14 10 114
UG                                            
19 RAIGANJ UNIVERSITY PG                               340 226 76 18 10 10 340
UG                               3171 2156 680 187 91 57 3171
20 The State of West Bengal PG 26087 7559 1776 35422 4994 33329 30033 18829 5798 1117 2200 2089 30033 7103 14968 37056 21067 7703 1328 3201 3757 37056
UG 423438 120973 27851 572262 73538 506954 600608 378448 122694 23295 38462 37709 600608 -9362 327616 636235 383125 135543 25215 52037 40315 636235
21 The State of West Bengal PG+UG 449525 128532 29627 607684 78532 540283 630641 397277 128492 24412 40662 39798 630641 -2259 342584 673291 404192 143246 26543 55238 44072 673291
% 73.97348 21.1511 4.875396         62.995746 20.37482 3.870982 6.4477 6.3107         60.032289 21.2755 3.94228 8.2042 6.5458  
Sl. No Name of University UG/ PG Annual permitted Strength prior to 2016-17 No. of seat increased in A.Y. 2016-17 Total intake stands Actual students admitted (after increase in academic year 2016-17) No. of seat increased in A.Y. 2017-18 Total intake stands Actual students admitted (after increase in academic year 2017-18) upto 25-09-2017
Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total Total No. of seat increased Actual Admitted Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total Total No. of seat increased Actual Admitted Unreserved SC ST OBC-A OBC-B Total
1 KALYANI UNIVERSITY PG                                                
UG                                                
2 VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY PG                   1097 302 114 70 117 1700     1677 975 302 108 83 209 1677
UG                   35188 7212 3048 2384 5157 52989     31058 6542 2532 1861 5354 47347
3 NETAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY PG     6464 3170 363 1889 1863 13749     18745 8470 4499 540 2566 2670 18745
UG                   22470 9916 1827 4158 4562 42933     50527 26449 11376 1759 5270 5673 50527
4 DIAMOND HARBOUR WOMEN'S UNIVERSITY PG 179 76 22 33 24 334       221 60 3 46 29 359     434 260 82 2 40 50 434
UG                                                
5 KAZI NAZRUL UNIVERSITY PG                 544 376 67 7 54 40 544     752 524 99 18 53 58 752
UG                                   11824 6504 2601 709 1182 828 11824
Dip                                   43 27 8 2 2 4 43
UG                 12968 9135 2151 562 296 824 12968     14951 10622 2344 607 426 952 14951
6 PRESIDENCY UNIVERSITY PG 308 99 34 46 39 526       222 51 9 12 16 310     409 241 79 21 35 33 409
UG 378 120 33 48 40 619       343 100 17 28 31 519     520 350 83 18 34 35 520
7 UNIVERSITY OF GOUR BANGA PG                   434 291 42 216 109 1092                  
UG                                                
8 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH BENGAL PG 1059 400 112 144 102 1817       627 426 144 102 203 1502     1329 502 431 126 107 163 1329
UG 21881 16908 5321 2784 2835 49729       21221 16421 5156 2719 2738 48255     39265 16677 14262 3519 2745 2062 39265
9 COOCH BEHAR PANCHANAN BARMA UNIVERSITY PG                   193 223 16 61 88 581     665 199 250 20 97 99 665
UG                   6302 9084 142 1726 1266 18563     17202 6571 8666 144 1122 699 17202
10 BANKURA UNIVERSITY PG                   232 64 50 25 83 565     565 405 65 20 31 44 565
UG                                     8196 3619 1843 829 3634 18121
11 WEST BENGAL STATE UNIVERSITY PG 1148 331 15 182 255 1931       1042 295 13 162 240 1752     1688 938 317 19 242 172 1688
UG 1148 331 15 182 255 1931       1042 295 13 162 240 1752     1688 938 317 19 242 172 1688
12 MAULANA ABUL KALAM AZAD UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY PG                   2909 267 30 261 183 3650                  
UG                   27066 2392 290 1658 1161 32567                  
13 RABINDRA BHARATI UNIVERSITY PG 1253 444 121 121 81 2020       906 276 38 61 115 1396     1652 1055 315 39 93 150 1652
UG 1253 444 121 121 81 2020       906 276 38 61 115 1396     1652 1055 315 39 93 150 1652
14 CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY PG                   2003 179 63 114 66 2425     3455 2624 512 38 148 133 3455
UG                   96428 24327 1083 5931 6665 134434     121144 84604 22750 949 5977 6864 121144
15 JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY PG                   1249 388 58 28 33 1756     1914 1313 401 49 66 85 1914
UG                   1249 388 58 28 33 1756     1914 1313 401 49 66 85 1914
16 SIDHO KANHO BIRSHA UNIVERSITY PG 9765 3906 1065 1775 1243 17754       371 157 45 65 51 689     712 422 125 74 41 50 712
UG                   4508 2677 2177 583 5412 15357     54647 44079 2312 2246 548 5462 14647
17 BURDWAN UNIVERSITY PG 282 99 30 27 27 465         387 118 14 43 100     701 410 146 11 38 96 631
UG 70769 28308 7720 12867 9007 1E+05       44307 15878 4067 6558 8778 79588     51136 27040 11457 1988 5378 5273 51136
18 WBUTTEPA PG                   250 80 5 55 57 447       383 136 1 97 92 709
UG                   6080 3979 185 2786 1606 14636       13978 8389 746 5144 4147 32405
19 RAIGANJ UNIVERSITY PG 381 123 27 17 17 565       521 166 39 22 22 770     1000 680 212 56 26 26 1000
UG 1352 434 125 90 56 2057   1352 434 125 90 56 2057     2118 1394 449 123 94 58 2118
20 SANSKRIT UNIVERSITY PG                   100 7 0 1 3 111     46 33 7 0 1 5 46
UG                                            
21 The State of West Bengal PG 14375 11337 1426 2347     0 0 2458 113642 33717 2177 9075 14107 165507 0 0 35744 19434 7978 1142 3764 4135 36383
UG 144858 66082 18739 24890     0 0 6892 161873 98209 13908 28404 36908 372800 0 0 432998 270325 101472 12342 33977 43833 4,59,813
22 The State of West Bengal PG+UG 159233 77419 20165 27237     0 0 9350 275515 131926 16085 37479 51015 538307 0 0 468742 289759 109450 13484 37741 47968 4,96,196
% 584.62019 284.242 74.035             51.18176059 24.508 2.988 6.9624 9.4769         58.39608 22.058 2.7175 7.6061 9.6671