Kazi Nazrul University

There has been a demand for a University in Asansol and its vicinity and to fulfill this long standing demand, the Government of West Bengal established Kazi Nazrul University on 10th January 2013. The University  was established to to promote higher education in Asansol and its adjoining areas.

The University which initially started with PG courses in Bengali, English, History and Mathematics, now has an array of subjects to offer to the students. For new courses were introduced in 2014-15 which included Education, Hindi, Political Science and Commerce.

Vision of Kazi Nazrul University


The vision is to encourage and provide quality teaching andinstriction andresearch to various branches of learning and courses of study for promoting higher across all sections of the society.

Mission of Kazi Nazrul University



  • To achieve the goal set by the University this academia pledges
  • to pursue student-entered teaching methods to foster students' motivation to engage themselves in the pursuit of truth joyfully
  • to impart knowledge and develop skills of global standard to build capacity and confidence of students with a view to competing at the national and the international level as well  
  • to promote an environment conducive to the students' nurturing of their own potentials of appreciating and nourishing the majesty of art and culture
  • to shape the students to become empathic to others, sensitive to the current socio-cultural political issues and capable to participate meaningfully in rational dialogue for addressing them in a competent manner
  • to enable students to get deeply connected to the University fraternity, to the University environment, to the society at large and to the Grand Nature as well
  • to create and maintain an appropriate environment for addressing University affairs through democratic processes exercising rational and critical thinking
  • to foster a robust system of administration marked with professionalism
  • to develop a cutting-edge ICT-supported infrastructure for e-learning and e-governance
  • to generate enthusiasm and to increase ability of students to get actively involved in research work in emerging areas
  • to develop a research network so that students and teachers can participate in research activities in collaboration with other reputed national/international research institutes or universities and can contribute significantly to research output
  • to establish University-Industry partnership and other forms of liaison for maximizing career opportunities of students
  • to generate a liberating space for exemplary dynamism and thereby contribute significantly to the enhancement of well being of the human race

Departments in Kazi Nazrul University


Kazi Nazrul University offers postgraduate courses in the following subjects:


  • Bengali
  • English 
  • Education
  • Mathematics 
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Applied Psychology
  • Geography
  • Law
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Urdu
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Zoology
  • Biology
  • Animal Science 
  • Finance & Accounting

Admission to BA BSc Courses in Kazi Nazrul University


Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary with 5 subjects and 1 being language ae eligible to apply.  The candidate should have studied  the subject he or she wishes to pursue as an Honors degree.

Research and Consultancy in Kazi Nazrul University


One can pursue doctoral degree in  the following subjects:

Ph.D in English, M.Phill in History, Ph.D in Bengali, Ph.D in LAW are currently being conducted.

Major Research projects in the Department of History & English; funded by Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and Indian Council for Social Science Research(ICSSR) are also being conducted.

Affiliated Colleges of Kazi Nazrul University


Degree College(Govt.)

  • Durgapur Govt. College
  • Degree College  (Govt. Sponsored/Aided)
  • Asansol Girl's College
  • B.B. College
  • B.C. College
  • Deshabandhu Mahavidyalaya
  • Durgapur Women's College
  • Kazi Nazrul Islam Mahavidyalaya
  • Khandra College
  • Kulti College
  • Mankar College
  • Michael Madhusudan Memorial College
  • Pandaveswar College
  • Raniganj Girls' College
  • T.D.B College

Degree College/Institute(Private Non-Govt. Non-Aided)

  • Durgapur College of Commerce & science
  • Private Non-aided Institute(Self-financed)
  • DSMS College of Tourism and Management
  • Durgapur Institute of Management
  • Durgapur Institute of Science & Technology
  • Durgapur Institute of Technology & Management
  • Raniganj Institute of computer and Information Sciences
  • Raniganj Institute of Information Technology

Private Non-aided Law College

  • Durgapur Institute of Legal Studies
  • Law College Durgapur
  • St.Xaviers College

Kazi Nazrul University
Nazrul Road, Kalla Bypass More, 
P.O.Kalla C.H., 
P.S. Asansol (North), 
Dist.Burdwan, 
Pin-713340,West Bengal
Phone:  0341 2270456

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