Top Universities in West Bengal

The top leading universities in West Bengal (India) include the University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University, Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, University of Burdwan, Vidyasagar University, to name a few.

The University of Calcutta is recognized as one of the world's best institutions in international league tables. In the QS World University Rankings 2010, it is ranked within the global top 400 for the following subjects: Arts & Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Engineering & IT.

Jadavpur University (JU) has been ranked second in number of publication and fourth in performance index among the Indian Universities (NISTADS Report). The University was nominated the lead institution for the Word Bank funded programme TEQIP in 2005.

The Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur (BESU) is one of the oldest engineering universities in India. It was ranked 10th among all engineering institutes in India by the magazine "India Today" in 2005.

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta was ranked 12th in the Asia Pacific region according to the 2009 QS Global 200 Business Schools Report.

The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is recognised as an Institute of National Importance by the government of India. In the Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities 2006, IIT Kharagpur was the only engineering school from India listed among the top 500 universities globally.

The National Institute of Technology, Durgapur (formerly known as Regional Engineering College, Durgapur) is a fully-funded premier Technological Institution of the Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board of Governors.

The University of Burdwan is a leading public university located in Bardhaman, West Bengal. It has been awarded 4 star status by the NAAC.

The University of Kalyani is a comprehensive institution with strong bases of administration, infrastructure, and qualified faculty towards its mission of advancement of learning and research.

Vidyasagar University is a state-government administered, affiliating and research university. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) awarded Vidyasagar University with a 3-star status.

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