Raiganj University has started its journey on 3rd February, 2015. It fulfils the long cherished dream of the people of Raiganj and its adjoining area. It came through when Smt. Mamata Banerjee, the hon’ble chief minister of West Bengal announced to upgrade Raiganj College (University College) into a full fledged University in late 2014.  With Prof. Anil Bhuimali the first Vice-Chancellor of Raiganj University, assumed the office, the process of teaching learning program under semester system both U.G. and P.G.  level accelerated. The Higher Education Department has already approved to 21 P.G. departments from 2015.

The University has already started Ph.D  programme in Bengali, Economics, English, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.



Raiganj is situated in the state of West Bengal in India, centrally located, district town of Uttar Dinajpur. It is know for Kulik Bird Sanctuary, the second largest bird sanctuary in India, home to a large population of Asian openbills and other water birds.

Raiganj is connected by both roadways and railways. The daily train Radhikapore Express connects it to Kolkata and a passenger train to Siliguri. It has a convenient location by the side of NH 34, both Private and Govt. buses are frequently available to reach Raiganj University located only one to two kilometers away from bus stand or the station.