Visva Bharati University Infrastructure: Campus, Hostel & Other Facilities

Sumitra Saha Sumitra Saha | Aug 29, 2022
Sumitra Saha
Sumitra Saha

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

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  • Computer labs
  • Sports
  • Medical Hospital
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Auditorium
  • Classrooms
  • Bus
  • Canteen
  • Security
  • wi-fi
  • e-classroom

Visva Bharati University is a well-known institute offering modern infrastructure and the latest technology for a better learning experience. The campus is equipped with a library, hostel, sports facilities, etc. Further details about the Visva Bharati University infrastructure are mentioned below.

Hostel: Visva Bharati University hostel provides accommodation to boys and girls. It boasts over thirty hostels for both boys and girls. Most of these hostels feature kitchen or mess facilities.

Transport: Visva Bharati University transport offers students and faculty a comfortable and reliable facility. Every day, three buses run at half-hour intervals around campus. Students, professors, and staff can use the buses for a small fee during office hours.

Guest House: The university has six guest homes where national and international visitors, dignitaries, and guests can stay. It is equipped with modern amenities. In addition, Visva Bharati operates a guest home in Kolkata, the nearest metropolis, to help with metropolitan-based office-related concerns.

Auditorium and Seminar Hall: Visva Bharati University has several open-air stages and auditoriums on campus. The open-air stages are built in the midst of lush greenery, surrounded by towering trees and a clean environment. There are about twelve open-air stages and six well-designed auditoriums here. Lipika Auditorium and Bangladesh-Bhavan Auditorium have recently emerged as the most ultra-modern auditoriums hosting seminars regularly.

Hospital: Visva Bharati Hospital, formerly known as Pearson Memorial Hospital (PM hospital), has been in operation since 1927. Thirty-five beds are available in the facility. Emergency services are accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and outdoor facilities are open from 8 am to 2 pm. Currently, eight general duty medical officers, ten staff nurses and other hospital support staff are available. The hospital offers various facilities, including:

  • OPD Service 
  • Emergency Medical Service 
  • Indoor Patients Care 
  • Minor Operations

Computer Centre: Visva Bharati University campus has a computer centre that has functioned as a hub for IT-related services. It offers an e-campus service that includes Internet access 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with high-speed and uninterruptible connectivity. The university campus has been changed into a Wi-Fi enabled e-campus. Nearly fifty computers are available for students and employees.

Library: Visva Bharati University library houses around 9 lakh titles, 12 sectional libraries, and 30 seminar libraries. It has a total of 29,687 digitised books. The library provides an integrated library management system and other journal resource sites, like JSTOR and Project Muse.

Student Activities: Student activity centres organise motivational programs, such as yoga day, procession on Republic Day, and Independence Day. Twice a week, two professional psychologists come to the facility to check the students health.

Book Selling Counter: Visva Bharati University facilities include a cosy bookselling stand run by Visva Bharati Granthana Vibhaga (Visva Bharati Publishing Centre). From 10 am to 5 pm, two people are on hand to help eager shoppers choose the books they want. The shelves contain books, excerpts, musical notations of songs, collections of Tagore's theatre, and biographies. Many of Rabindranath Tagore's works are still available with their original covers and editions.

Studio: The Visva Bharati University infrastructure has that lab can accommodate 20 students in a classroom. It includes a three-cam media lab that can conduct online classes in video and audio formats. The types of equipment available are as follows:

  • Video Camera 
  • 5 Mac Computer with Video Edit-Sound VFX 
  • 3 Audio Microphones 
  • Ambience Recorder (mini HD)

Sales Counter of Silpasadana: The sales counter features hand-woven cotton textiles and garment materials woven by the Silpasadana factory, such as curtains, towels, bedcovers, and pillow covers.

Museum: Visva Bharati University has three culturally rich and exceptionally well-maintained museums that attract visitors from all over the world.

  • Rabindra Bhavana Museum 
  • Kala Bhavana Nandan Museum
  • Museum and Archaeology Lab, Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archeology 

Quarter Facilities: Visva Bharati University campus features academic quarters and non-academic quarters for employees. There are 419 quarters spread throughout 14 different places on campus.

Cycle Stand: All bhavanas and offices at the university have cycling shades. It is available to all departments and hostels to maintain student, faculty, and staff cycles.

Garden Facilities: Visva Bharati is located in an open atmosphere. Departments and centres are engulfed by tall trees that spread their branches into the infinite sky. There are verdant open spaces on the ground, sprinkled with seasonal flowering plants or attractive, leafy bushes. A broad expanse of varied, vivid seasonal flowers must draw visitors' attention over the entire campus during the winter. A special note goes to the rare orchid kinds hanging in the green house, maintained by the garden section.

ATM Facility: There is one Axis Bank ATM on the campus.

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