University of North Bengal In West Bengal - College Courses, Placements

University of North Bengal

Raja Rammohunpur, District Darjeeling, Darjeeling, West Bengal   |   ESTD : 1962   |   Approved By: UGC   |  NAAC   |   Type: Public (State University)
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About College

University of North Bengal (NBU), Darjeeling was established by an act of 1962 of the Legislature of West Bengal. The university comprises of two campuses situated at Raja Rammohanpur near Siliguri and at Danguajhar in Jalpaiguri. It currently offers under graduate, post graduate, M Phil and Doctorate programs with its jurisdiction extending to 6 North Bengal districts and the neighboring state of Sikkim.

Facts & Figures:




Legislature of West Bengal Act of 1962


University Grants Commission (UGC)


Grade ‘B++’ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in April, 2006

Research Projects

C-H Bond Activation by Transition Metal Compounds

Application of Micro organisms in Agriculture and Allied Sectors (AMAAS)

Campus Infrastructure

The campus occupies 330 acres (9 km) outside Siliguri and Bagdogra Airport in Terai region of Darjeeling district

‘Akshaya Kumar Maitreya Heritage Museum’ incorporating ‘Raja Rajaram Museum’ is one of the few university Museums in India

The Museum has a rich collection of Sculpture, Paintings, Manuscripts etc depicting the heritage of North Bengal


1 Research Scholar hostel for Boy’s of 100 seats, 3 Halls of Residence (Ramakrishna, Vivekananda, Vidyasagar) with 725 seats altogether

1 Research Scholar for Girl’s of 125 seats, 4 Halls of Residence (Nibedita, Rani  Bhawani, Sarojini, Purneshwari) with 404 seats altogether

Residential Quarters for Teachers (125), Officers (20)

Central Library

The Central library established in 1962 is housed in a three storied building of area 28660.37 sq ft and seating capacity of 150 Readers

An archive of 180451 Text, 8265 Reference and 643 Rare books, 35600 Bound Periodicals, 1250 Theses and 1702 Reports

Subscription of 503 Indian & 193 Foreign Periodicals, 1004 Non – Print Materials, 7000 E – Journals from UGC INFILIBNET and other online consortiums, Digital services like Web OPAC

How to Reach

Siliguri is 8 Km away on NH 31, On Road by Bus, Taxi, Auto Service  

Nearest Railway Station is 18 Km away

Nearest Airport (Bagdora) is 7 Km away

Why to join the University?

  • The University renowned Faculties of Science, Arts, Commerce & Law and a number of value added, skill oriented programs under the IQAC module. It also offers under graduate programs through Distance Education mode.
  • The University provides excellent Academic, Sports and Residential facilities

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion

  • NITIKSHA BUDHRAJA 2016-08-25 18:59:46

    What is the eligibility criteria for MBA Admission?

    • VAIDEHI JOSHI 2016-09-15 19:55:12

      To be eligible for admission into the Institute, the candidate is required to have graduated from any recognized university in any discipline of at least three years

  • NISHANT KUMAR SINGH 2016-09-04 18:56:46

    What is the Admission Procedure for MBA?

    • SMIT SHAH 2016-09-17 16:59:12

      The following exams are accepted by the Institute: NBU-MAT/WBJEMAT/CAT/MAT/CMAT. After taking into consideration the candidate

  • NIRBAN KUMAR BAISHYA 2016-08-28 17:52:46

    What is the eligibility to take admission to PG Diploma Course in Tea Management?

    • SHRUTI CHATURVEDI 2016-09-12 19:58:12

      Bachelors Degree in any discipline obtained under 10+2+3 academic system.

  • MANAS JHAWAR 2016-08-29 16:59:46

    Is it recognized?

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