Rabindra Bharati University is popular as Rabindra Bharati and this is the third university that emerged in Kolkata. This University offers a beautiful and silent atmosphere in association with superb natural environment making it an ideal place to study.
This University was established as a tribute to the eminent literary personality, Rabindranath Tagore, on his 100th birth year occasion.
Rabindra Bharati was instituted in the year 1962, May 8 by the West Bengal government marking the birth centenary of Tagore.
The faculties of Rabindra Bharati University are arts comprising of English, history, Sanskrit, Bengali, philosophy, economics and political science.
The visual arts faculty comprises of education department, library, Vedic studies, information science, research and more studies focused on Tagore. The fine arts faculty offers vocal music, instrumental music, drama, musicology, dance, painting, mass communication, sculpture, applied arts, graphics, and many more.
Rabindra Bharati has formed a distinct meaning for education including enrichment by participating in cultural programs such as folk fairs as well as art exhibitions. This course offered in the University comprises of research and more paper works of Tagore.
The students also are given admission in various courses offering their best training in Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, Dance, Sculpture and Painting.
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The contemporary education is also founded to promote studies in Vedic literature at the school of Vedic studies. This school sponsors lectures, conducts seminars and assists in holding doctoral research in Vedic studies, besides collecting as well as maintaining the manuscripts, traditional Vedic recitations, publications and other publishing journals.
Apart from the modern education, The University has also runs School of Vedic Studies to promote studies in the field of Vedic literature. The school is sponsoring lectures, holding seminars and helping in conducting doctoral or post-doctoral research in the thrust area of Vedic Studies, and also collecting and saving manuscripts, recording ancient Vedic recitations, publishing journals and bringing out other publications.
This university like other universities offers individual hostels for girls and boys. They also have a library catering information to the students, research scholars, teaching and non-teaching staff. Canteens offer the students at subsidized rates and lots of extra curricular activities are held.