Dean Students’ Welfare

Annual Report 2022-23 Annual Report 2020-21 and 2021-22

The Dean of Students’ Welfare wing of Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya play a pivotal role in the overall development of students through organizing various co-curricular activities like cultural events, Games and sports, performing arts and literary events etc. The objective of this section of the Viswavidyalaya is to showcase the latent potentiality and skill of the students. Nourishment of their potentiality, talent and skill results in enthusiastic participation of the university in various National level competitions. We promote Physical education, NSS besides dealing with student’s misconduct, excessive absenteeism and other such irregularities for ensuring discipline among the student community within the campus.

Placement Cell is providing on-campus placements for the better career of students in consultation with different organizations, firms and industries. Health programmes and medical facilities for the students are being provided. The office of the Dean, Students’ Welfare also celebrate Independence Day, Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanthi, Rabindra Jayanthi, Nazrul Jayanthi etc. in a befitting manner. Various Committees are there under this wing like, Health and Hygiene Committee, Games and Sports Committee, Cultural Committee to look after respective aspects of the students’ overall development.


Ours is a residential campus. All students are required to live in Hostels. Otherwise, they have to arrange their accommodation within 10 km from the campus. We have seven Hostels including Girls Hostel and International Hostel with separate arrangements for Post Graduate and Under Graduate students at main campus. Separate boys’ and girls’ Hostels are also there at extended campus at College of Agriculture, Majhian. The Resident Superintendent is looking after the hostels. There is a common room with a coloured TV with Cable facility, internet, indoor games room and a reading room having selected magazines and newspapers. The Hostel mess is run and managed by the students on no loss no profit basis through the Hostel Mess Committee. Hostel kitchen is well equipped with modulation, LPG cooking, Water purifier (RO) along with water cooler. All students residing in the Hostels are to abide by Hostel Rules and Regulations/rules.

There are seven numbers of Hostels for accommodation of students of the Viswavidyalaya.

Sl. No. Name of the Hostels Provost Mobile No. Stewart Mobile No.
1. PCM Hall (Boys) Dr.Shibnath Basfore 7001399134 Mr. Sanjib Dey 9679670140
2. APCR Hall (Boys) Mr. Kingshuk Roy 7001729784 Mr. Sanjib Dey 9679670140
3. MN Saha Hall (Boys) Dr. Subhamoy Sikder 8436956667 Mr. Nihar Ranjan Anjoy 9434096885
4. SBC Hall (Boys) Dr.Partha Sarathi Patra 7001317909 Mr. Kaushik Mandal 9932370559
5. One Boys Hostel is almost at the stage of completion
6. Teesta Hall (Girls) Dr. Deepa Roy 9474061644 Ms. Moumita Dey 7029022977
7. International Hostel (Girls) Dr. Moulita Chaterjee 9679350517 Ms. Talukdar 9749322988

 Play ground

A huge playground is there in the Viswavidyalaya premises at Pundibari, Cooch Behar. The students of the Viswavidyalaya use this playground for all kinds of sports activities. Every year Annual Sports of the Viswavidyalaya is also arranged here in this playground.

Physical Education

Special emphasis is always given on the role of games and sports to keep the students physically efficient, mentally alert, morally sound and socially well behaved. The Viswavidyalaya provides sufficient games and sports materials to the students. In addition to the playground, hostel wise badminton courts are also there for the boarders.Physical Instructor of the Viswavidyalaya train, instruct and guide the students in various games and sports activities.


There is a well maintained and well equipped Gymnasium under the Viswavidyalaya at its headquarter Pundibari, Cooch Behar. Various kinds of instruments are there in the Gymnasium both for the boys and girls students.

Coaching Facilities

Facility for Football coaching is presently available in the Viswavidyalaya for the students who are interested and skilled in Football playing.

Cultural activities

Students of the Viswavidyalaya are inspired in different kinds of cultural activities round the year. Cultural programmes are arranged during Rabindra Jayanti, Najrul Jayanti and a number of such other occasions. The students perform in those cultural events. Freshers welcome, Farewell programmes are organised by the students that are usually woven with various colourful cultural performance. In addition to those the students organises Annual Social programme, the mega cultural event of our students. On behalf of the Viswavidyalaya, the students participate in the All India Inter-Agricultural Universities Youth Festival, AGRI-UNIFEST. Some achievements have also been gathered by our students.

Medical Unit

A Medical Unit under the supervision of a whole time Assistant Medical Officer along with a good number of health staffsrender round the clock service to the students and staff members and their families. However, the serious cases are referred to the nearest Block Primary Health Centre at Pundibari and MJN Medical College and Hospital, Cooch Behar. Dedicated ambulance equipped with oxygen cylinder and others is available for the hostel boarders round the clock.


Placement and Career Development Centre   

The students of the Viswavidyalaya are regularly provided guidance in seeking jobs in various reputed companies, Banks and other Agro-based Industries. Counselling for the students seeking higher education in India and abroad as well as the fellowship/scholarship available for these studies also organised at a certain interval. Experts are invited from various reputed Institutes for those purposes in addition to our own resources.The aim of these programmes is to mobilise, motivate and to prepare the students for better job opportunities. Books of different disciplines are also procured under Career Development Centre for the students. The Placement and Career Development Centre is coordinated by Dr. Kaushik Pradhan.

National Service Scheme (NSS)

The National Service Scheme (NSS) Cell is there in the Viswavidyalaya. The students take membership for the same and the NSS Cell organises various kinds of programmes/ camps round the year. The NSS is coordinated by Dr.Amarendu Mandal who is also shouldering the responsibility of Resident Superintendent of the Viswavidyalaya.


For further details please contact:
Prof. Nripendra Laskar
Dean, Students’ Welfare
E-mail ID: [email protected]

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