Bankura University was established by the West Bengal Act XIX of 2013. Bankura University disseminate higher learning and promises to move into a glorious future by promoting the study of indigenous folk and cultural tradition.
Bankura university sustain and strengthen a unique dissemination of knowledge systems in language, cultural studies, literature, social sciences, and multiple branches of the study of science.
Departments in School of Literature, Language, and Cultural Studies:
Department of Bengali: The Department of Bengali provides a wide range of study on literary and linguistic aspects of Bengali Language and Literature.
Department of English: The Department of English provides a comprehensive study of the entire range of English literature starting from Old English to the Postmodern.
Department of Sanskrit: The Department of Sanskrit provides an in-depth knowledge of Indian classical language and literature.
Department of Santali: The Department of Santali offers a broad range of Santali Literature including a thorough knowledge of tribal culture and their indigenous tradition.
School of Social Sciences:
Department of Social Work: The Department of Social Work provide an excellent combination of knowledge relied on classroom teaching and action research with an emphasis on field work.
Department of History: The Department of History has designed the course of diverse cultural configurations of history that elucidate socio-cultural, economic and political transformations of human civilization.
Department of Philosophy: The Department of Philosophy has set out to develop the study of philosophy as a basis of intellectual enquiry.
Department of Law: The Post Graduate program offers an excellent opportunity to obtain a specialized 2-year LL.M degree, which will help advance and disseminate knowledge of law and legal process and their role in national development.
Department of Political Science: Political Science provides a broad disciplinary model, which overlaps with diverse fields of political thoughts and activity.
Department of Education: The Department of Education provides an excellent combination of pedagogy and practicum, which aim to advance appropriate orientation for teacher educators.
School of Science:
Department of Mathematics: The Master’s programme in Mathematics is of 2 years duration and has 4 semesters in every 6 months.