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West Bengal is the 4th most populated state located in the eastern part of India. It is the largest contributor to the gross domestic products of the country. West Bengal is a pioneer state in providing modern education to the students. The state has many reputed educational institutions, which provide space for higher education.
There are about 22 universities in West Bengal run by both public as well as private sector. Most of them are developed by the Indian social reformists and British missionaries. The medium of education is usually instructed in Bengali, English and Urdu.
Universities located here offer diploma, certificate courses, advanced diploma program, post graduate course and doctoral programs. Research programs offered by the universities are conducted with an aid of specialized institutes.
Some of the facilities provided by them are hostel, central library, health center, gymnasium, sports facilities, guest house, food court, indoor stadium, computer center, and well equipped laboratories. The universities in West Bengal prepare the students to meet the today’s technological, social and scientific challenges. They also offer lots of professional and non-professional courses.
Bengal Engineering and Science University is the second oldest engineering institutes in the country and it was started in the year 1864. They offer the following programs such as B.E, M.E, MCA, MBA, MSC, B. Arch. and Ph.D. programs. Apart from this they also provide part time courses in the evening for the professionals.
Some of the reputed universities are:
- Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
- Jadavpur University
- Presidency University
- Rabindra Bharati University
- University of Calcutta
- University of North Bengal
- University of Kalyani
- Indian Institute of Management Calcutta