Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University started its voyage on 6th July, 2010 - the day assent of the Governor was first published in the Kolkata Gazette. Slated to be situated in Purulia, the western-most district of Bengal, this University is the culmination of a long-cherished dream of the people of Purulia, who had for years nurtured an innate desire to have their own center of excellence, styled and moulded in tune with its geographical location and demographic set up. With a view to promote the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in various branches of learning. SKB University will foster and promote higher education with special emphasis o...
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Access to knowledge is the birth right of every individual. Education has always been considered as the greatest liberating force for individual. It is the key component of human development and considered as essential to all round development of the individual in material, mental and spiritual levels. Wider door for accessing to higher education is the important parameter for enhancement of human capabilities, which expand the freedom from all types of servitude which is the cornerstone of empowerment. Though Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University is tender in age in West Bengal Higher education platform, yet it has emerged as most promising Unive...
Preparing students to make meaningful contributions to society as engaged citizens and leaders in a complex world
The mission of SKBU is to educate the citizens for our society. We do this through our commitment to the transformative power of a liberal arts and sciences education. Department of Botany Department of Chemistry Department of Mathematics Department of Physics Department of Psychology Department of Geography Department of Zoology ...
Our core values were developed by passionate faculty, students, alumni, and staff as part of SKBU's strategic planning process. Taken together, they convey the flavor of SKBU—a school of art and design so distinct from any other. We are explorers At SKBU, we exceed boundaries. Our commitment to an open structure is embodied in a curriculum of self-directed study within and across a multiplicity of disciplines and approaches that promote critical thinking, rigorous investigation, and playful creativity. Through interdisciplinary practices and in deeply focused media, faculty and students conceive and accomplish exchanges in cul...
The vision of SKBU is to maintain the institution as growing centre of learning while aiming at consistently high, global academic standards. The University authority intends to provide inclusive education for inculcating human values and professionalism to all sections of its students, to make University education accessible to the economically disadvantaged groups of the society. Furthermore, the institution nurtures an academic and secular environment free from all kind of bias and prejudice, and it always encourages the students to achieve their potentials and strive for excellence in every field. The mission of the University is to demo...
An extraordinary freedom of opportunity—to explore, to collaborate and to challenge yourself
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