Visva-Bharati University

country rank  109
world rank  4889

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University Overview

Founded in 1921, Visva-Bharati University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bolpur (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), West Bengal. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Sriniketan, Kolkata. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Visva-Bharati University (VB) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution. Visva-Bharati University (VB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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. This 98 years old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VB also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name বিশ্বভারতী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Acronym VB
Founded 1921
Motto Yatra visvam bhavatyekanidam
Where the world makes a home in a single nest

University Location

Address Shantiniketan
Bolpur
731 235 West Bengal
India
Tel +91 (3463) 262 451
Fax +91 (3463) 262 672
Other locations Sriniketan, Kolkata

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Deputy Registrar (Academic & Research)
Santiniketan 731 235
(3463) 261 853
(3463) 261 531

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Visva-Bharati University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020