University of Burdwan

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University of Burdwan
বর্ধমান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
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Burdwan University Administrative Complex Gate
Motto To generate Curiosity, Creativity, Competence, Compassion among the students
Type Public
Established 1960
Chancellor Kesharinath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Nimai Chandra Saha
Location Rajbati, Burdwan-713104, West Bengal, India
23°15′N 87°51′E / 23.25°N 87.85°E / 23.25; 87.85Coordinates: 23°15′N 87°51′E / 23.25°N 87.85°E / 23.25; 87.85
Campus Urban (approx. 400 acres)
Affiliations UGC, NAAC, AIU
University of Burdwan logo.jpg

The University of Burdwan (also Burdwan University or B.U.; Bengali: বর্ধমান বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a public university in Bardhaman, West Bengal, India. It was established by the West Bengal government as a teaching and affiliating university on 15 June 1960 with six graduate departments and 30 undergraduate colleges spread over three districts that come under the jurisdiction of the university. The jurisdiction covers the districts of Burdwan, Birbhum, Bankura and Hooghly (except Serampore Subdivision).

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