West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata

  • Kolkata, West Bengal
  • ESTD 1995
  • State University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Medical

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Dairy Technology)
4Years Full Time 38 Seats Per Course
05-Jun-2018
Result Date
5.0 ₹5,810 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Fisheries Science [B.F.Sc]
4Years Full Time 38 Seats Per Course
N/A ₹5,810 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Veterinary Science [BVSc] & A.H.
5Years Full Time 74 Seats Per Course
05-Jun-2018
Result Date
N/A ₹5,960 per year Apply Now
Master of Technology [M.Tech] (Dairy Technology)
2Years Full Time
5.0 N/A Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Dairy Technology)
2Years Full Time
6.0 N/A Apply Now
Master of Fisheries Science [M.F.Sc]
2Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now
Master of Veterinary Science [M.V.Sc]
2Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now
Ph.D
2Years Full Time
N/A N/A Apply Now

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Faculties

Prof. Purnendu Biswas
Vice Chancellor
Dr.Ajit Kumar Sahoo
Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Dr. S. Batabyal
Reader, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Prof. Siddhartha Basu
Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Prof. Syamal Kumar Ray
Professor, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Dr. Uttam Datta
Reader, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Dr. Pramode Ranjan Nandi
Senior Lecturer, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
Dr.(Mrs.) Kalyani Ray
Reader, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

About University

The West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences was set up as a public rural university to meet the long standing demand of the people to have a university dedicated to teaching skills pertaining to the rural areas. The university was set up on 2nd January, 1995.

  • The university was set up by an Act of the legislative council of the West Bengal government.
  • When the university was set up it came under the purview of the Calcutta University, this was until 1974. Following this the university came under the Bidhan Chandra Krsihi Vishwavidyala until it became a university by itself.
  • The chancellor of the university is the governor of West Bengal and the vice chancellor is Mr. C.S. Chakrabarti.
  • The university is affiliated to nation bodies like UGC (University Grants Commission).
  • The university has 19 departments under the Veterinary ad Animal sciences section; it has 4 departments under the Dairy Technology section and 8 departments under the fishery department.
  • The university offers a total of 42 degrees courses (including under graduate, post graduate and PHD courses)

The faculty of the colleges mainly divided into 3 sections, namely, Faculty of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, secondly, Faculty of dairy technology and Thirdly, Faculty of Fishery Sciences. During this period the University has been recognized as one of the leading institutions of the country to uplift the socio-economic status of farmers. 

Facilities:

Laboratories, sophisticated equipment, guest houses, seminar halls, auditoriums are some common facilities available at the university campus. The facility offered by the university can be ranked among some of the best facilities in West Bengal both for students’ and faculty members.

  • The university has divided the hostel system mainly on the basis of gender.
  • There are also specific hostels for post graduate students.
  • The girl’s hostel of the university is at Belgachia, Kolkata.
  • Both the boys and girls hostel are equipped with Color TV, hot and cold water facility, comfortable rooms and telephone for the use of all students.

Medical Facility

The university has first aid kits, nurses and a doctor on call at all times, in case of medical emergencies.

Sports Infrastructure

The university has been recognised by various national accreditation bodies like NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) and UGC (university Grants Commission).

The university has often been ranked among the best animal and fishery sciences university in the country. The university offers some very hefty endowments to students coming from lesser privileged families. The university only grants scholarships to those students that are excellent in their respective fields, thus merit is the only assurance of a scholarship .The different kinds of Scholarships given by the university are:

  • Prof DB Mukherjee Gold Medal
  • First Batch(1953) B.V.Sc Students' Gold Medal
  • Charu Chandra Kolwy Gold Medal
  • Dr. D. K. Biswas Gold Medal

 

Extra-Curricular

The university takes part in many different inter-university and college competitions both at the national and state level. Some of the sports in which the university has participated in and excelled at are:

  • Indoor sports
  • Educational tour
  • In-Plant Training
  • Block Training



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Contact Details

Phone No: 033-25467696
Address:
37 & 68 Kshudiram Bose Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal
Kolkata - 700037
West Bengal , India
Nearest Bus Stand
Belgachhia Post bus stand 0.62Km
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Unisex ₹12.1 K

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