Vice Chancellor's Message
Welcome you all to visit this site of Vidyasagar University, a young but promising and flourishing University which was created as a
state university in 1981 and whose Post-Graduate department started functioning from the session 1986-87.Originally started with 6
Post-Graduate department the university now conduct studies in 26 Post-Graduate department, many of which are situated in the frontier
areas of science and social science subjects. The university is proud of highly qualified and dedicated faculty members motivated students
and research scholars and adequate equipped supporting and administrative staff in order to absorb the forces of modernization and
globalization in the field of higher education.
Named after the famous 19th century pioneering social reformers, social
activist, literature and dedicated to the cause of the upliftment of women,
Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar. Since its inception Vidyasagar University has
committed itself to the goal of teaching and learning in the higher education,
ensuring quality education and providing research and extra activities in the
best possible manner in order to spread the benefit of higher education in a
location which is relatively backward but which has a glorious history. It
playing a pioneering role in the freedom struggle of India. Within the last 25
years of its existence the university has registered its growth both
qualitatively and quantitatively. Post-Graduate studies are conducted not only
to university department but in about 10 of the affiliated colleges also. The
number of affiliated colleges is around 50 and the subjects offered in the
undergraduate colleges covered both the traditional subjects and modern emerging
subjects as well. There are few professional colleges providing management and
social work education are also within the fold of the university.
Situated outside the historic city of Midnapore, the University proud of
its beautiful sprawling and ecofriendly campus which houses administrative
department , the Post-Graduate centre for teaching learning and research, the
centre for distance education, the expanding hostel building for both male and
female students, the residential accommodation for both teaching and
administrative staff, the play ground, the student amenity centre, the extension
centers. The much of these extension and developmental activities have taken
place within the last decades of its existence. In order to meet the increasing
demands of higher education in the locality.
The library of the university is fully computerized and the library is moving
fast in order to digitize its resources. Once this is done the inter university
library network will develop and we provide the opportunity to access the vast
documentary resources to the students and research scholars of the university.
The information and the computerization network which has been created across
the campus and also across the Post-Graduate department and administrative
department provide the benefit of connection to all its users. For using the
library resources and for the network resources the faculty members and students
can operate from their department and obtain the benefit of the vast resources
existing in the field of higher education.
The comparative younger age of university is not hindrance but provides an
opportunity to take initiatives and develop entrepreneurial schemes to its
teachers and faculty members in order to quickly internationalize the benefit of
changes in the field of higher education which are offering at rapid pace now.
The congenial atmosphere which prevails in the university the report which exist
the faculty , student , non teaching staff of university and its beautiful
natural ambience makes the university an ideal centre for teaching and research.
Once again I welcome you all to visit the site of the university and invite you to be a partner of the university in your journey for life.
Professor Ranjan Chakrabarti