Visva Bharati University: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Jan 17, 2024
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Jan 17, 2024

Latest Updates for Visva Bharati University

  • 28 February 2024 :

    CUET UG application form 2024 is out; last date to apply is Mar 26, 2024.

  • 27 February 2024 :

    UGC NET 2023 certificate and JRF letter have been released for Dec cycle 2023.

  • 20 February 2024 :

    CSIR NET 2023 Cut Off and Merit List has been released for the December session.

  • 15 February 2024 :

    GAT-B 2024 exam date is scheduled to take place on Apr 20, 2024. The last date to apply is Mar 6, 2024.

Visva Bharati University is a public university which is located in West Bengal. It was founded by Shri Rabindranath Tagore, a renowned Bengali poet, Social reformer, and freedom struggle. Visva Bharati University was established in 1921, it was declared a central university by an act of parliament in 1951. Visva Bharati University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate courses in science, humanities, social work and fine arts. The admissions to UG courses are being made based on the CUET exam. The other accepted exams include NET-JRF/ICAR-AIEEEA/NEST/GATE scores. 

Visva Bharati University promotes the values of Shantiniketan. Visva Bharati University has various in-campus facilities including an auditorium, classrooms, well-equipped labs, a cafeteria, a guest house, and musuems. These facilities are aimed at easing and enriching the overall experience of the students. Foreign students can also be a part of the university and join the regular course of Visva Bharati University. However, certain special courses are also exclusively available for both foreign and Indian students. 

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Visva Bharati University Quick Insights

Visva Bharati University is one of the historical educational institutions which is established on 23rd December 1921 by Shri. Rabindranath Tagore. Some of the Important highlights of Visva-Bharati University are mentioned in the below table

Visva Bharati University
Year of Establishment 1921
Type of University Public
Recognitions UGC
Accreditation NAAC
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctorate
Campus Area 1128.8 acres
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Transport, Library
Location Bolpur, West Bengal

Visva Bharati University Admission Dates 2022

Visva Bharati University offers admission to UG, PG and Doctorate courses. The admission to UG courses will be made based on the CUET score. Some important dates of the CUET exam are tabulated below

CUET UG Admission Dates 2022

Event Date
Last Date to Register for CUET-UG May 6, 2022.
CUET-UG Admit Card Release July 12, 2022.
CUET-UG Exam 2022 Phase 1 July 15, 2022 to August 30, 2022
CUET-UG Result Declaration September 16, 2022.

CUET PG Admission Dates 2022

Event Date
CUET-PG Applications open May 19, 2022
Last date to Register for CUET-PG July 18, 2022
CUET-PG Exam Date September 1, 2022 to September 11, 2022
CUET-PG Result Declaration September 26, 2022

Visva Bharati University Ranking

Visva Bharati University is one of the historical educational institutions, since its establishment has received multiple rankings and awards which are listed below 

  • Visva Bharati University was in the 101-151 bracket in NIRF 2022 Rankings.
  • Visva Bharati University secured a world rank of 1102 in 2021-2022.
  • Visva Bharati University secured a national rank of 21 in 2021-2022.
  • Visva Bharati University ranked 947 in Best Global Universities.

Visva Bharati University Courses

Visva Bharati University offers a wide variety of courses to both Indians and those from abroad at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctorate levels. Some of the important information regarding Visva Bharati University is mentioned in the below table

Courses Duration Slelection criteria
B.Sc 3 years CUET-UG
BPEd 3 years CUET-UG
B.Ed 2 years CUET-UG
BFA 4 years CUET-UG

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Visva Bharati University Departments

Visva Bharati university as mentioned offers a variety of courses to both Indian and foreign nationals at different levels of education and all those courses have certain departments in the university. Some of the departments are given below

Agriculture Botany Bengali
Chemistry Computer Science History
Anthropology Biotechnology Hindi
Archaeology Journalism Physical Education

Visva Bharati University Admission

Visva Bharati university 2022 offers an extensive list of courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate levels. These include BSc, MSc, MSW, MA, BEd, B.PEd. The admission process for the university is already open, students who are interested in getting admitted to the college need to attend the admission test that is given by the college CUET/NET-JRF/ICAR-AIEEEA/NEST/GATE. The college offers various specialisations in various courses.

Visva Bharati University Eligibility Criteria

Visva Bharathi University follows some procedures for new admissions, and the 1st one is the eligibility criteria of the students who are applying.

B.A Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have received at least 45% in aggregate in their intermediate exams to be considered for admission.
  • A valid CUET score.

B.Sw Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have received at least 55% aggregate in their intermediate examinations or equivalent to be eligible.
  • A valid CUET score.

B.Ed Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation [B.A(Hons)/ B.Sc(Hons)] with at least 45% in the Honors subject to be considered for admission.
  • A valid CUET score.

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have completed their graduation with at least 45% in the Honors subject to be considered for admission.

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Why choose Visva Bharati University?

Visva Bharati University has different institutes that work under certain disciplines and subjects. The university is historical educational institution in West Bengal and it was formed under the vision of Shri Rabindranath Tagore. Also, the university has a variety of courses.

Visva Bharati University Academic Advantages

Visva Bharati University which was founded in 1921, now offers a variety of courses in the university. Some of the academic advantages of the university are given below

  •  Visva Bharati University is rich with culture.
  • Visva Bharati University offers good placements.
  • Knowledgeable teachers and the method of their teaching is so good.
  • Visva Bharati University scholarships are available at the university.

Visva Bharati University Cutoff

Visva Bharati University JNU-CEEB round 1 cut-off has been released, interested candidates or students who had appeared for the exams and are willing to get admitted to the university can check the cutoff marks on the official website or can contact the university directly. Visva Bharati University also accepts common university entrance tests such as CUET, CUCET, NET-JRF, GATE, ICAR-AIEEEA and NEST. The cutoff is based on the marks obtained in the entrance examinations.

Expected CUET UG Cutoff 2022 Data

Category Expected Cutoff %
General/UR 70
OBC 65
SC 55
ST 55
EWS 65
PwD 50

Visva Bharati University Result

Visva Bharati University announces the exam results for the various arts and science UG, PG, Diploma, and Certificate courses on the Visva Bharati University official website. The semester-wise results for various courses are published in the VBU exam portal in PDF format, containing the list of candidates who appeared for the VBU examinations and their result status. Students can apply for a revaluation or re-totaling of VBU results to improve their scores.

Read More: Visva Bharathi University Result

Visva Bharati University Infrastructure

Visva Bharati University is a well-known institute, which offers modern infrastructure and the latest technology for a better learning experience for the students of the university. The campus is equipped with a library, hostel, sports facilities, etc. Some other infrastructure facilities that are available in the university are mentioned below.

  • Hostel
  • Transport
  • Museum
  • Laboratories
  • Library
  • Studio
  • Auditorium
  • Seminar Halls

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Visva Bharati University Placements

Visva Bharati University provides the students with good placements. Visva Bharati University's placement cell set up a new bond between the science and corporate field. Visva-Bharati students are highly trained and motivated and they are apt for jobs in both the private sector and public sector jobs.

  • The highest package that was offered at the university was around INR 7 LPA
  • The average package was around INR 4 LPA. 

Visva Bharati University Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters that visit the Visva Bharati University campus are

Amazon Oracle Central Bank of India
Axis Bank Union Bank AMD Agro

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Visva Bharati University Scholarships

Visva Bharati University offers scholarships to eligible applicants like most universities. The scholarships in the University are offered based on the academic performance of the students in the university and economically disadvantaged students. Some of the scholarships that the university offers are given below

Scholarship Description
BSR Fellowships Granted to NET/GATE qualified students. A sum of INR 24,800 is given in the first two years and INR 27,900pm is given for the next three years.
Indira Gandhi Single Girl Child Fellowship Given to female students pursuing PG courses. A sum of INR 31,000pm is given for 20 months.
Post Doctoral fellowship for women Given to female students pursuing post-doctorate studies. A sum of INR 31,000pm is granted to the students.
Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship for SC/ST students Given to PhD pursuing SC/ST candidates, For JRF, INR 25,000 pm is given and, for SRF INR 28,000.

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Visva Bharati University Collaboration

Visva Bharati University has collaborated with many other institutions and business firms by signing MoUs with them nationally and internationally for the benefit of the students. The institutions or business firms with which the university has collaborated are given below

International Collaboration

Country Partnering Institute
Thailand Burapha University, Chonburi
China Yunnan Minzu University
Japan Reitaku University
Aoyama Gakuin University
Switzerland University of Applied Science and Arts

National Collaboration

  • Visva Bharathi University has collaborated with National Council and Rural Institutes, Hyderabad.

Visva Bharati University Alumni

Visva Bharati University has some great alumni people associated with the university. Also, the university has an alumni association. Some of the notable alumni of the university and their professions are mentioned below in the table.

Notable alumni Profession
Indira Gandhi Former Prime Minister of India
Mahasweta Devi Indian writer
Kailash Chandra Meher Indian Artist
Amartya Sen Indian Economist
Manoj Majee Biologist

Visva Bharati University Highlights

Affiliate University SRTMUN
Institution Type Public
Year of Establishment 1921
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Total Area (In Acre) 1127.3
Construction Area (Sq. M) 3423
Accredited by NAAC-B
Recognised by UGC

Visva Bharati University Student Diversity

Category Muslim Minority General SC OBC General
Male 12 36 1 18
Female 4 15 10 38
Total 16 51 11 56

Visva Bharati University Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#97 in 2023 University

Visva Bharati University Courses & Fees 2024

Course Average Fees Duration
BSc -- 3 Years
B.P.Ed -- 3 Years
BSW -- 3 Years
M.Ed -- 2 Years
MFA -- 2 Years
M.P.Ed -- 2 Years
MSW -- 2 Years
BA -- 3 Years
B.Ed -- 2 Years
MA -- 2 Years

Visva Bharati University Courses and Fee Structure

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Exams Accepted by Visva Bharati University


Exam Date: May 15, 2024


Exam Date: Feb 03, 2024

Result Date: Mar 16, 2024


Exam Date: Apr 20, 2024

Visva Bharati University FAQs

What are the exams accepted at Visva Bharati University?

The accepted exams include CUET/NET-JRF/ICAR-AIEEEA/NEST/GATE.

Is Visva Bharati a government university?

Yes, Visva Bharati is a government university

What are the courses offered at Visva Bharati University?

Visva Bharati University offers UG, PG, Doctorate and Post Doctorate courses.

Is Visva-Bharati ICAR approved?

Yes, the university is approved by ICAR

What are the departments available at Visva Bharati University?

The departments include agriculture, biotechnology, social work, commerce, fine arts, music, journalism, computer science, and archaeology to name a few.

Does Visva Bharat University offer scholarships?

Yes, Visva Bharati University offers scholarships to PG, Doctorate and Post Doctorate students.

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Sriyapatra09 Batch 2022 Others
Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Entrance exam needed for admission here is CUET.

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Agomoni Sen Batch 2020 BA [Bachelor of Arts]
Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I am Agomoni Sen, a Masters student in Painting dept, Visva Bharati University and got qualified after clearing the entrance exam prior to practical and Viva-voice. In order to apply, there's a general cutoff of 60% to sit for the exams.&l

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Poulomi Ghosh Batch 2019 M.Sc Chemistry
Reviewed on Nov 04, 2019

Entrance Exams & Admissions : The eligibility criteria is you should have 55% aggregate in in that subject. 

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Saran Batch 2018 MA [Master of Arts]
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019
3.5 Infrastructure
2.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Campus
3.5 Academics

Placements & Internships : You will get a couple of internship opportunities as well as placements. I have done two internships while studying also I got placement choice.

College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities : Visva-Bharati a central University and a centre of culture founded by

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Abhay Mondal Batch 2017 Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.} (Agriculture)
Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018
3.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : Buyers pesticide company, syngenta, Advenze group of companies and many more companies come here for hiring students. Average salary per year is near about 4lakh and highest salary per year is near about 9 lakh at

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