University of Gour Banga

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University of Gour Banga
গৌড়বঙ্গ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
Type Public
Established March 10, 2008
Chancellor Governor of West Bengal
Vice-Chancellor Prof. Gopalchandra Misra
Location Malda, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC

University of Gour Banga (Bengali: গৌড়বঙ্গ বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়) is a university established in 2008[1] in Malda, West Bengal, India.[2] Almost all of the 28 colleges in Malda, Uttar Dinajpur and Dakshin Dinajpur districts, with the exception of Raiganj University College, are affiliated with this university.

Surabhi Bandyopadhyay, the former vice-chancellor of Netaji Subhas Open University, became the first vice chancellor of the university, while the former registrar of University of North Bengal, Tapash Kumar Chattopadhyay, became the first acting registrar, all in 2008. Gopa Dutta was the second vice chancellor.[3]

The former vice chancellor was Achintya Biswas, who was the head of the Department of Bengali of Jadavpur University. Dr. Bikash Mukhopadhyay of Burdwan University is the registrar.[4]

The logo of the University of Gour Banga was prepared in the second week of June 2008 by Sameer Rakshit, the head of the Department of Architecture, Jadavpur University.[5] Rakshit is also in charge of designing the main building of the University of Gour Banga, which started functioning from the ground-floor of the Post-Graduate Section of Malda College in 2008. From 2011 this university is functioning in its own place which is near Rabindra Bhaban, Malda 732103, West Bengal, India.


  • Vice-Chancellor: Professor Gopalchandra Misra
  • Inspector of Colleges:Dr. Apurba Chakraborty

Campus address[edit]

The main building of the University of Gour Banga.

University of Gour Banga,
Mokdumpur (near Rabindra Bhavan),
Malda - 732 103.

Library and centres[edit]

  • Center for Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Center for Research and Innovation
  • Center for Social Development

International links/centers

  • Project Management Institute [1]

Residential student halls[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ The University University official website. Retrieved 29 July 2012
  2. ^ University advertisement University Website. Retrieved 29 July 2012
  3. ^ VC of Gour Banga University resigns, The Telegraph. Published Thursday, March 8, 2012. Retrieved 29 July 2012
  4. ^ The Vice-Chancellor University website. Retrieved 29 July 2012
  5. ^ "Varsity logo ready". The Telegraph. 2008-06-20. Retrieved 2008-06-30. 

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