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Inaugurated
December 23, 1921

Visva-Bharati Seal



Motto
Yatra visvam bhavatyekanidam
(Vedic text)
Where the world makes a home in a single nest.



Founder
Rabindranath Tagore
poet, writer, painter, musician,
educationist, nobel laureate
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Status
In May 1951 Visva-Bharati
was declared to be a central university and an institution of national importance by an act
of Parliament.
Visva-Bharati has the President of India as the Paridarsaka (Visitor) and the Governor of West Bengal as the Pradhana (Rector).
The President of India appoints the Acharya (Chancellor) and the
Upacharya (Vice-chancellor) of the University.



Dr Manmohan Singh
Chancellor (Acharya)

Dr Manmohan Singh
The Prime Minister of India

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Shri Mayankote Kelath Narayanan
Pradhana (Rector)

Shri Mayankote Kelath Narayanan
The Governor of West Bengal

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Prof. Sushanta Dattagupta
Vice-Chancellor (Upacharya)

Prof. Sushanta Dattagupta
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Decision Making Bodies
The Samsad (Court)
The Karma Samiti (Executive Council)
The Siksha Samiti (Academic Council)
Artha Samiti (Finance Committee)
Various Institute Boards and Patha Samitis (Board of Studies)

Institutes, Schools and Centres
Institute - 8
Centres - 15
School - 2
Kindergarten School - 2
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List of Upacharyas
(Vice-chancellor)

Rathindranath Tagore
Kshitimohan Sen
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List of Saha Upacharyas
(Pro Vice-chancellor)

Udaya Narayana Singh
(20/08/2010 to 15/06/2012)
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Theme Song
Amader Santiniketan ….
(She is our own,
the darling of our hearts, Santiniketan…..)
Click here for the complete song

 

Nobel Laureates
Rabindranath Tagore
Amartya Sen

List of Desikottamas
Kshitimohan Sen
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Faculty
Professor - 119
Associate Professor - 110
Reader & Lecturer (Selection Grade) - 29
Assistant Professor (Stage 2) - 94
Assistant Professor (Stage 1) - 115
Assistant Lecturer & Equivalent - 137
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Library Collection
Central library -3,76,531
Sectional libraries - 3,14,739
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Degree, Diploma, Certificate
Desikottama (honoris causa)
Gagan-Abani Puraskar and Rathindra Puraskar

D.Litt./D.Sc.
Ph. D.
Master degrees
Bachelor degrees
Diplomas and Certificates in various disciplines under each Institute.
School leaving certificate
Pre-degree certificate (10+2 level)
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Students
6500

Hostel
52
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Guest House
4
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Campus
2 - Santiniketan and Sriniketan
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Hospital
2
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Journals
5
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Major Festivals
Vasantotsav (Spring Festival)
Vriksharopana (Tree Planting Ceremony)
Halakarshana ( Ploughing the Land)
Varsha Mangal (Monsoon Festival)

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Institute of Tagore Studies and Research (Rabindra Bhavan)
This memorial museum and research centre for Tagore's Studies is the focal point of the university : archives, library, museum, audio visual and reprographic unit, preservation unit, multimedia unit.
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Contact
VICE-CHANCELLOR
E-Mail: vice-chancellor@visva-bharati.ac.in
Tel: (91)(3463)262451   Fax:
(91)(3463)262672
Confidential Secretary to Vice-Chancellor: cstovc@visva-bharati.ac.in

PRO-VICE-CHANCELLOR (Vacant)
E-Mail: provc@visva-bharati.ac.in
Telefax: (91)(3463)261257
Section Officer, Pro-VC's Secretariat: provc.sec@visva-bharati.ac.in

Dr. D. Gunasekaran
REGISTRAR
E-Mail: registrar@visva-bharati.ac.in
Tel: (91)(3463)261531   Fax:
(91)(3463)261156

EPABX
Telephone : (91) (3463) 262 751 (6 lines)
Postal Address : Santiniketan, Birbhum, West Bengal, India, 731235

Cables & Telegram : Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan

 

 

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