The University of Gour Banga is a State University established under the West Bengal Act XXVI 0f 2007.The Appointed Date as per Kolkata Gazettee dated 14th March, 2007 is March 10, 2008. From this date all Sections of the Act except Section 1 and Section 57 have come into force. The University Council as per Section 58(2) has come into effect from May 26, 2008 vide Kolkata Gazettee dated 28th May, 2008.All the general degree colleges, law colleges and teachers training colleges in the district of Malda, Uttar Dinajpur and Dakshin Dinajpur have been brought under affiliation of the University of Gour Banga vide Govt. Order No. 299-Edn(U)/EH/IU-37/08 dated 26-05-2008.Currently there are 34 affiliated colleges out of which 20 general degree colleges provide B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.C.A./B.B.A. / B.H.M. courses/12 colleges provide B.Ed. course/one college offers B.P.Ed. course and one college conducts 5 yrs.Integrated LL.B. ( B.A. & LL.B. ) course. Visit Courses of Study>U.G.Courses for more information. M.A. courses in English/History are offered by Malda College and M.A. courses in Bengali/History/Sanskrit are available in Balurghat College. The University Campus offers M.A. in English/Bengali/Arabic/Sanskrit/History/Education and M.Sc. in Mathematics from December 15,2008 ( 2008-09 session). The second batch ( 2009-10 ) commenced on 4.8.09.Visit Courses of Study>P.G.Courses for more information.The University of Gour Banga is approved by the UGC under Scetion 2(F) of the UGC Act, 1956.
THE VISION of the university is to pursue excellence in education and professional competence. It does not just pursue excellence, it is determined to achieve it. To attain the status of one of the leading centres of learning, research and professional practice, the university looks forward to the future with confidence. It is going to be well placed to meet the challenges of a world that is changing locally, nationally and globally.
Our Core Values
Access, equity, excellence, and synergy between teaching and learning on one hand and research and scholarliness on the other. State-of-the-art infrastructure, world-class faculty, and vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment with a vital, cosmopolitan, integrated academic community active and influential across the world. An atmosphere of academic learning, an unparalleled range of disciplines, the charm of a rich campus life and opportunities to innovate and think differently.
Responding to changing student needs, the next academic year will see the development or establishment of a number of innovative courses considering all employability requirements including skills and competence. In the coming years, the university will be looking for ways in which it can improve the services and benefits which it offers to students and research scholars who will in future prove to be skilled and qualified personnel fit to survive in a very difficult global environment of competition in a globalized economy. That is why all departments will be better resourced to maintain world-class programmes of teaching and of research expertise.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at University of Gour Banga, Malda