Visva Bharati Santiniketan
(Central University)

Establishment

In May 1951 Visva-Bharati  was declared to be a central university and an institution of national importance by an act  of Parliament.

Courses Offered

Ph. D. / D.Litt. / D. Sc
The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is awarded in any Subject
in which provision for postgraduate studies and/or Research is available at
the University

Master Degree

1.M.A. (2 years)
Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities & Social Sciences)

Subjects
|| Bengali || English || Sanskrit || Hindi || Functional Hindi (Translation) ||
|| Oriya || Chinese || Indo-Tibetan Studies || Philosophy || Comparative Religion ||
|| Economics || History || Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology (AIHCA) ||
|| Geography || Mathematics ||

2.M.Sc. ( 2 years)
Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Science)

Subjects
|| Mathematics || Physics || Chemistry || Botany || Zoology || Biotechnology ||

 

3.M.Sc. (Ag) (2 years)
Palli Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agricultural Science)

Subjects
|| Agronomy || Plant Protection || Agricultural Extension ||
|| Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry || Horticulture ||

4.M.Mus. (2 years)
Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama)

Subjects
|| Rabindra Sangit || Hindusthani Classical Music Vocal ||
|| Hindusthani Classical Music Instrumental (Sitar,Esraj, Tabla, Pakhawaj) ||
|| Kathakali Dance || Manipuri Dance ||

5.M.Fine Arts. (2 years)
Kala Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)

Subjects
|| Painting || Mural || Sculpture || Graphic Art ||
|| Design (Textiles/ Ceramics) || History of Art ||

6.M.P.E. (2 years)
Vinaya Bhavana (Institute of Education)

Subject
Physical Education

7.M.S.W. (2 years)
Palli Samgathana Vibhaga (Institute of Rural Reconstruction)

Subject
Social Work

8.M.C.A. (3 years)
Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Science)

Subject
Computer Application

Bachelor Degree

1.B.A. (Honours - 3 years)
Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities & Social Sciences)

Subjects
|| Bengali || English || Hindi || Oriya || Philosophy || Comparative Religion ||
|| Economics || Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology (A.I.H.C&A.) ||
|| Mathematics || History || Geography ||

2.B.Sc. (Honours - 3 years)
Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Science)

Subjects
|| Mathematics || Physics || Chemistry || Botany || Zoology ||
|| Statistics || Computer Science ||

3.B.Sc. (Ag) (Honours - 4 years)
Palli Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture)

Subject
Agriculture

4.B.Mus. (Honours - 3 years)
Sangit Bhavana (Institute of Music, Dance & Drama)

Subject
|| Rabindra Sangit || Hindusthani Classical Vocal || Sitar || Esraj || Tabla ||
|| Pakhawaj || Kathakali Dance || Manipuri Dance || Manipuri Dance ||

5.B.Fine Arts
(Honours - 5 years: 2 years preparatory & 3 years specialisation)
Kala Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)

Subject
|| Painting || Mural || Sculpture || Graphic Art ||
|| Design (Textiles/ Ceramics) || History of Art ||

6.B.P.E. (Honours -3 years)
Vinaya Bhavana (Institute of Education)

Subject
Physical Education

7.B.S.W. (Honours - 3 years)
Palli Samgathana Vibhaga (Institute of Rural Reconstruction)

Subject
 Social Work

8.B.Ed. ( 1year)
Vinaya Bhavana (Institute of Education)

Subject
Education

DIPLOMA

ADVANCED DIPLOMA
Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Duration 1 year

Subjects
|| Russian || Sanskrit ||

DIPLOMA
Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Duration 1 year

Subjects
|| Arabic || Bengali || Chinese || French || German || Hindi || Italian || Japanese ||
|| Marathi || Oriya || Pali || Persian || Russian || Sanskrit || Santali ||
|| Tamil || Tibetan || Urdu ||

P.G. DIPLOMA
Centre for Journalism & Mass Communication
Duration 1 year

Subject
 Journalism & Mass Communication

CERTIFICATE COURSE
Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences)
Duration 2 years

Subjects
|| Arabic || Assamese || Bengali || Chinese || French || German || Hindi || Italian ||
|| Japanese || Marathi || Oriya || Pali || Persian || Russian || Sanskrit || Santali ||
|| Tamil || Tibetan || Urdu ||

Kala Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)
Duration 2 years

Subject
Design

Silpa Sadan
(Under Palli Samgathana Vibhaga)

Duration 2 years (1 year training +1 year practice)

Subjects
|| Leather craft || Book binding and Handmade packaging ||
|| Batik work || Hand-made paper making ||

BRIDGE COURSE
Kala Bhavana (Institute of Fine Arts)
Duration 1 year

Subject
Art History

FOREIGN CASUAL COURSE

Vidya Bhavana (Institute of Humanities and Social Science)
Duration  1 year

Subjects
|| A survey of Indian History & Culture || Indian Classics ||
|| Modern Indian Culture with special reference to Tagore and Gandhi ||
|| Indian Philosophy || Ancient Indian History & Culture ||
|| Bengali/ Hindi/ Oriya/ Tibetan Language & Literature ||
|| Sanskrit Language & Literature || Rabindra Literature ||
|| Indian Art (Theory & Practice) || Indian Dance (Manipuri/ Kathakali) ||
|| Indian Music (Tagore Songs/ Hindusthani Classical Music (Vocal)/
Hindusthani Classical Music (Instrumental) - Esraj and Sitar ||

PRE-DEGREE COURSE (10+2 level)

Uttar Siksha Sadan
Duration  2 year

Subjects
Under Humanities Stream
Mathematics/ Ancient Indian and World History/ Philosophy  Statistics/ Political Science/ Psychology/ Rabindra Sangeet/ Sitar/ Painiting Economics / History/ Manipuri Dance/ Hindustani Classical Music (Vocal) /Tabla / Esraj Geography / Elective Bengali/ Elective English/ Elective Hindi/ Sanskrit/ Japanese/ Russian

Under Science Stream
|| Physics || Chemistry || Mathematics ||Life Science (Biology) / Statistics ||

The Visva-Bharati (A Central University) granted approval for the following courses, under various affiliated Institutes (stated below) as per the ORDINANCE, in terms of Visva-Bharati Act 1984.

1.National Institute of Human Development
2.Institute of Modern Management
3.Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management
4.Institute of Advance Management
5.International Institute of Information Technology
6.International Institute of Management Sciences
7.Northern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management
8.Wisdom, Bhubaneswar
9.International Institute of Hotel Management
10.WIIL Institute of Information Technology
11.IIAS-School of Information Technology
12.BITM, Santiniketan
13.Bengal Institute of Hotel Management
14.IIAS-School of Management
15.International Institute of Information Technology and Management
16.International Institute of Management and Technology

Sl.No. Course Name  Course short name    Nature        Duration  years
1 Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Management Full Time
BBA(M)-FT Full time-3
2 Bachelor of Business Administration in Management - Distance Learning
BBA(M)-DL Distance learning-3
3 Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in e-Business - Full Time
BBA(EB)-FT Full time-3
4 Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) in Hospitality & Tourism - Full Time
BBA(HT)-FT Full time-3
5 Bachelor of Computer Application (Hons) - Full Time
BCA-FT Full time-3
6 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computer Science - Full Time
BSC(CS)-FT Full time-3
7 Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Information Science - Full Time
BSC(IS)-FT Full time- 3
8 Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Distance Learning
BSC(IT)-DL Distance learning- 3
9 Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology - Full Time
BT(IT)-FT Full time- 4
10 Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science & Engineering - Full Time
BT(CSE)-FT Full time-4
11 Master of Business Administration - Full Time
MBA-FT Full time- 2
12 Master of Business Administration - Part Time
MBA-PT Part time- 3
13 Master of Business Administration - Distance Learning
MBA-DL Distance learning-3
14 Master of Science in Information Technology - Distance Learning
MSC(IT)-DL Distance learning-3

Admission Process

Admission is any course would be made on the basis of candidate's performance in the admission test; if and where, no test in conducted, admission would be made on the basis of aggregate total marks secured by the candidate in / at the qualifying examination and marks obtained by the candidate in eligibility subject
For latest information regarding Courses duration ,eligibility, and fee structure visit University/college website

Affiliated Colleges

Institutes

  1. Vidya Bhavana
  2. Siksha Bhavana
  3. Sangit Bhavana
  4. Kala Bhavana
  5. Vinaya Bhavana 
  6. Rabindra Bhavana 
  7. Palli-Samgathana Vibhaga 
  8. Palli-Siksha Bhavana 
  9. Patha Bhavana
  10. Siksha Satra
  11. Uttar-Siksha Sadana

1.National Institute of Human Development
2.Institute of Modern Management
3.Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management
4.Institute of Advance Management
5.International Institute of Information Technology
6.International Institute of Management Sciences
7.Northern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management
8.Wisdom, Bhubaneswar
9.International Institute of Hotel Management
10.WIIL Institute of Information Technology
11.IIAS-School of Information Technology
12.BITM, Santiniketan
13.Bengal Institute of Hotel Management
14.IIAS-School of Management
15.International Institute of Information Technology and Management
16.International Institute of Management and Technology

 

Contact

Visva Bharati
(Central University)

Santiniketan 731 235
West Bengal

Tel : 03463-262451, 262481, 261531, 262594
Fax : 03463-262672/261156
Email : sujitbasu@hotmail.com/vb_registrar@yahoo.co.in
Website : https://www.visva-bharati.ac.in/

VC: Dr Rajat Kanta Ray
Reg: Sri Sunil Kumar Sarkar