Jadavpur University, Kolkata

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Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension


Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension

Adult, Continuing Education & Extension Centre of Jadavpur University was created in 1983 with UGC assistance to provide Continuing Education to workers, technicians and professionals. In 1986 activities were broadened to include Adult Education – literacy and post literacy. During IX Plan Extension and Field Outreach activities were recognized as third and fourth dimension of University education. In November, 2001 the Centre emerged as a fullfledged academic Department of the University under the Faculty of Engineering &Technology.

1. Adult Education-Extension & Field Outreach
2. Continuing Education
3. Special Education
4. Research

(i) UNESCO-NLM Award
(ii) B.Ed. (Special Education) in Locomotor Impairment and Neuro-Muscualar Disorder and Mental REtardation are among the first few Programmes in the Country with RCI Approval.
(iii)About 300 learners trained annually through different Continuing Education Courses.
(iv) About 350 women trained annually through 6 extension centres - 3 in Rural and 3 in Urban Areas.
(v) About 100 Street Children provided Vocational Training annually in 2 Centres.
(vi) Vocational Training for Physically Challenged and Chemically Dependent.

Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension
Jadavpur University


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