The University of Gour Banga has been established by the West Bengal Legislative Assembly vide West Bengal Act XXVI of 2007.The Appointed Date as per Kolkata Gazettee dated 14th March, 2007 is March 10, 2008. From this date all Sections of the Act except Section 1 and Section 57 have come into force. The University Council as per Section 58(2) has come into effect from May 26, 2008 vide Kolkata Gazettee dated 28th May, 2008. The University of Gour Banga is approved by the UGC under Scetion 2(F) of the UGC Act, 1956. At present the University is fully funded by the Govt. of West Bengal. Professor Surabhi Banerjee was the First Vice-Chancellor from May 15, 2008 to June 8,2009.
THE VISION of the university is to pursue excellence in education and professional competence. It does not just pursue excellence, it is determined to achieve it. To attain the status of one of the leading centres of learning, research and professional practice, the university looks forward to the future with confidence. It is going to be well placed to meet the challenges of a world that is changing locally, nationally and globally.
University of Gour Banga
Malda College Campus,
P.O. & Dist.: Malda,
Official Website: http://www.ugb.ac.in/