Established in the year 2001 by West Bengal Act XX of 2000, Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya (UBKV) is giving to the overall agricultural development of the state, West Bengal through mounting quality experts in the field of Agriculture and Allied Sciences. Accredited by ICAR, the University is considered as a torch holder of a new wave in the area of Agricultural Education. UBKV has competently compacted and is dealing with the local issues of agricultural development system in various agro-climatic conditions of northern region of West Bengal by research and development. It provides higher education in some most significant areas of agriculture in PG, UG, and doctoral levels.
Campus location of Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
The University head-quarter is located at Pundibari, a rural area in Cooch Behar district which is approx 15 km away from the district head-quarters.
Facilities available at Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
- Library: the central library of this university has made every effort to serve the important needs of students. It has equipped almost 22550 volumes of books, 2000 journals, and over 200 reports.
- Classrooms: Well designed and modern class rooms
- Laboratories: It has ventilated and well maintained labs for research work
- Seminar Hall: A big seminar hall with an excellent sitting system.
- Cultural Activities: The university involved in numerous cultural events
Departments at Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
- Department of Agriculture
- Department of Horticulture
- Department of Technology
Courses and eligibility criteria offered by Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
- Bachelor of Technology – four years
Candidate must be passed 10+2 or Equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biotechnology, Language and any other subject and have scored at least of 45% marks. There is a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks for all reserved category students.
- Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) – 2 courses
Candidate must be passed 10+2 or equivalent examination.
- Master of Science (Agriculture) – two years, (3 courses)
Candidate must be graduate or equivalent degree holder
- Doctor of Philosophy (Agriculture) – three years, (3 courses)
Candidate must be post graduate or equivalent degree holder
Contact details of Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Address: Pundibari, Cooch Behar, West Bengal – India
Contact phone Number: 03582-270143 / 270588
Contact Email address: [email protected]
Website link: www.ubkv.ac.in.