Rabindra Bharati University – RBU

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Rabindra Bharati University :

Rabindra Bharati University, founded on 8th May, 1962 under Rabindra Bharati Act of Government. of West Bengal, 1961, to mark the birth centenary of the poet Rabindranath Tagore, is the third to come into existence. As conceived by Dr. B.C.Roy, the then Chief Minister of West Bengal, this temple of learning dedicated to the memory of the poet, has been able to justify to a great extent its existence as a center for promoting, extending and disseminating of Tagore’s ideas in various branches of Visual Arts and Performing Arts and Human Studies. In the year 2001, Rabindra Bharati University had been accredited and declared four star status by the NAAC ( National Assessment and Accreditation Council ).

Apart from promoting Visual Arts and Performing Arts, this University is arranging for higher study in Bengali, English and Sanskrit literature and in disciplines like Economics, History, Political Science, Education, Library and Information Science and Mass Communication and Videography and Mathematics. The veteran faculties have ensured training upto post – graduate level, thereby providing scope for M.Phil and Research in various branches of knowledge.

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Rabindra Bharati University Faculty & Departments :

A ) Faculty of Arts :

  • Department of Library and Information Science
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of English
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of History
  • School of Vedic Studies
  • Centre for Studies And Research on Tagore

B ) Faculty of Fine Arts :

  • Department of Musicology
  • Department of Vocal Music
  • Department of Mass Communication & Videography
  • Department of Drama
  • Department of Rabindra Sangeet
  • Department of Instrumental Music
  • Department of Dance

C ) Faculty of Visual Arts :

  • Department of Museology
  • Department of Graphics (Print Making)
  • Department of Paintaing
  • Department of History of Art
  • Department of Sculpture
  • Department of Applied Art

D ) School of Language and Culture :

  • Adult and Continuing Education

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Rabindra Bharati University Programs :

1 ) Under Gradute Programs :

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA )
  • Bachelor of Education (  BEd )
  • Bachelor of Library and Information Science (  BLISc )
  • Bachelor of Education (  B Ed Special Education )
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (  BFA )

2 ) Post Graduate Programs :

  • Master of Arts ( MA )
  • Master of Library and Information Science (  MLISc  )
  • Master of Philosophy (  MPhil )
  • Master of Fine Arts (  MFA )
  • Docrate Programs ( PhD )
  • Post Graduate Diploma Course :
    • Adult Education,Social Work

3) Other Programs :

  • Certificate Course :
    • French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Spanish,Media,N.G.O. Management
  • Diploma Course :
    • Bengali,Acting in Different
  • Junior & Senor Diploma Course :
    • Dance, Drama, Instrumental Music and Percussion, Rabindra Sangeet, Vocal Music

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Rabindra Bharati University Distance Education :

The Directorate of Distance Education is serving as a lighthouse to the learners who are otherwise deprived of higher education. Directorate of Distance Education having the status of an Institution of Higher Learning under Rabindra Bharati University started its journey in the academic session 2002 – 2003 after obtaining approval from the Higher Education Department Govt. of West Bengal Vide G.O. No. 803 – Edn( U ) / IU( RB )- 09 / 2002 dated 2nd July 2002 and the courses offered are duly recognized by the School Education Dept. Govt. of West Bengal Vide G.O. No.1158 – SE ( S ) / 6C – 1 / 2003 dated 9th September, 2003. Keeping in view the inconveniences of the out station candidates, following the recommendation

of DEC ( Distance Education Council ) Twenty – two study centres have been opened in different corners of our State.

DDE Course in Rabindra Bharati University :

  • Bachelor of Arts ( BA SPl 2 years )
  • Master of Arts ( MA 2 years )
  • Master of Social Work ( MSW )
  • Master of Enviornmental ( MA 2 years )

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Rabindra Bharati University,
Emerald Bower Campus,
56A, B.T. Road,
Kolkata – 700 050,
Email : registrar@rbu.ac.in,
Website : http://www.rbu.ac.in.


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