Sidho Kanho Birsha University

country rank  553
world rank  9405

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University Overview

Founded in 2010, Sidho Kanho Birsha University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the metropolis of Purulia (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), West Bengal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kolkata, Mednipur, Durgapur, Asansol. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Sidho Kanho Birsha University (SKBU) is a coeducational higher education institution. Sidho Kanho Birsha University (SKBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name সিধু কাহ্ন বীরসা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym SKBU
Founded 2010
Motto Sa Vidya ya Vimuktaye
Learning is that which Liberates
Colours Blue, Yellow and green

University Location

Address Post Office & District
Purulia (population range: over 5,000,000)
723 101 West Bengal
T +91 (3252) 224 438
F +91 (3252) 224 438
Other locations Kolkata, Mednipur, Durgapur, Asansol

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019