Burdwan University

Burdwan University is one of the oldest central universities of the state of West Bengal. The University was established in the year 1960, with just as many as 6 programs for higher education under its name. The main campus of the Burdwan University is located in the city of Burdwan itself. The Burdwan University has a variety of courses on offer for the students, who come from all over India. The University offers various engineering courses, general stream education, medicals, English and arts, etc.. The Burdwan University is currently ranked as one of the best universities in the state of West Bengal as well eastern Region.

The University is well known for the kind of education that it imparts to its students. The Burdwan University also has a great placement cell which helps the students in the carriers after completion of education at the Burdwan University. The Allumni of the Burdwan University has quite a few big names attached to it. The University has approximately 139 colleges affiliated to it and thus making a difference in the education sphere of the region. The Burdwan University covers a land area of 398 acres. The governor of the state of West Bengal is the Chancellor of the Burdwan University. Burdwan University which is also known as The University of Burdwan is one of the leading universities and it was placed at 92 positions by the NIRF.

The university is approved by the University Grant Commission, AICTE, and AIU. The university provides opportunities to pursue various courses under UG, PG, Advanced Diploma, Certificate, and Doctoral level programs. 

Burdwan University Courses

The courses are given below:

  • The UG courses include B.Tech, B.A, BBA, B.Com, BCA, B.Sc, BA LLB, BPT & BFA
  • The PG courses include M.Sc, M.Tech, MBA, MA, M.Ed, MSW, M.Com, LLM
  • Other courses are Ph.D. and M.Phil

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Admission in B.Tech is decided on the basis of a valid score in the WBJEE(West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations) examination
  • Admission in all other UG courses are granted on the merit base and 10+2 with 45% 
  • For M.Tech, candidates need to clear the GATE examination and appear
  • Admission in MBA is allotted on the basis of MAT scores followed by GD and interview
  • Admission in Ph.D. and M.Phil is decided on the basis of a valid score in written test, and interview


The highest salary offered in campus placement was 9 LPA and the average was 3.5 LPA. Top recruiters visited the university are TCS, Cognizant, ICICI Bank, Wipro, and many more.


The University of Burdwan runs scholarship programs to provide opportunities to deserving students on the merit base. The scholarship schemes are Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Scholarship, Post Graduate Merit Scholarship Scheme, and Swami Vivekananda merit-cum-means Scholarship Scheme.

Other Facilities

  • The university has a central library with a huge collection of books, journals, ebooks, periodicals, magazines, etc.
  • The university provides a health care center with medical professionals inside the campus.
  • It also provides a Seminar & Conference hall, Computer Center, Science Instrumentation Center, Music & Art Gallery, Free Internet Facility.

State West Bengal
District Bardhaman
City Burdwan I
Address The University of Burdwan, Rajbati, Bardhaman, West Bengal, INDIA.,713104
University Under Government
Phone Not Available
Fax Number Not Available
Website https://www.buruniv.ac.in/
Established Year 1960
College in Burdwan University
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Chhatna Chandidas Mahavidyalaya
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http://chandidasmahavidyalaya.org/ Email:info@chandidasmahavidyalaya.org
Deshbandhu Mahavidyalaya
Chittaranjan, Burdwan, West Bengal 713331
http://www.chittaranjancollege.org/ Email:drasishde@gmail.com
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Chandernagore, Hooghly (R)
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http://www.gpecwhooghly.org.in/ Email:principal@gpecwhooghly.org.in
Kabi Joydeb Mahavidyalaya
Illambazar , Birbhum, West Bengal, India 731214
http://kjmahavidyalaya.in/ Email:kjmahavidyalaya@gmail.com
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Bhadreswar. P.O. Angus, Hooghly, West Bengal, India 712221
http://www.ksmv.info/ Email:sukantacollege@gmail.com
MUC Women's College
B.C. Road, Burdwan 713104
http://www.mucwcburdwan.org/ Email:mucwcburdwan@gmail.com
Sonamukhi College
Bishnupur - Sonamukhi Road, Sonamukhi, Bankura, West Bengal 722207
http://www.sonamukhicollege.org/ Email:sonamukhicollege@gmail.com
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Sripally, Burdwan, West Bengal (India) 713103
http://vmbdn.in/ Email:vmprincipal2012@gmail.com

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