Private Universities in West Bengal

S.No. University Name Date of Establishment
1 Adamas University 11.04.2014
2 Amity University 2015
3 Brainware University 24.02.2016
4 JIS University 03.02.2015
5 Seacom Skills University 11.04.2014
6 Sister Nivedita University 22.02.2018
7 St. Xavier's University 16.01.2017
8 Swami Vivekananda University 05.12.2019
9 Techno India University 2012
10 The Neotia University 01.02.2015
11 University of Engineering and Management  

  • Adamas University

Adamas University is inviting application form for admission to various courses offered by the university. The students can apply for the university through the online mode. The form is available on the official website of the university.

Adamas University located in Barasat, Kolkata came into existence in the year 2014. The University has 9 schools of academic excellence that conducts UG, PG, Diploma, PG Diploma, and certificate level courses to eligible students. Applications are accepted only via online mode. Admissions to courses at Adamas University is done on the basis of performance in the university conducted Entrance Test.

At the UG level, the University conducts courses including B. Tech, B.Sc., BCA, D. Pharm, BBA, BA LLB, BBA LLB, certificate course, and 4 specializations under the Integrated M.Sc. program. For those with Graduation, qualifications can opt from courses like MCA, M. Tech, 2 specializations for M.Sc. and MA and PG Diploma courses. Apart from UG and PG courses, the University also offers 6 specializations under the Ph.D. course.

Adamas University also houses an active placement and recruitment cell headed by a placement officer. The cell conducts recruitment drives, summer internship opportunities, and helps students with entrance exam training as well.

  • Amity University

Amity University Kolkata is inviting application form for admission to the offered course for the session 2020. The application form can be filled online through the official website of the University. The application fee of INR 1100 should also be paid through the online gateways.

Amity University Kolkata was established in the year 2015. It is located in the heart of the city in Rajarhat. The highest salary package offered to students in 2020 stood at INR 28 LPA whereas the average salary package remained at INR 4 LPA. The highest-paying companies in the recruitment cycle were Amazon, BYJU’s, L&T Infotech, Federal Bank, IXIA Communications, etc.

Amity University Kolkata offers a wide range of courses at Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research levels. Admissions to the courses are done on the basis of the procedure followed by the University i.e. common entrance exam. However, for some courses, the university also accepts a valid score of national level competitive examination. Due to the covid situation, the campus is conducting admissions online whereby the students are required to upload a video for the questions asked in the test.

  • Brainware University

Brainware University, established in 2016, is a Private University located in Kolkata, West Bengal The University which is approved by AICTE and UGC offers Diploma, Bachelor’s and Master’s Level programs in the field of Arts, Science, and Commerce.

Brainware University offers B.Tech, B.Pharm, BA, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, and B.Com courses at the UG level and M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Com, M.Sc & MA courses at the PG level. Brainware University also offers a Ph.D. in various disciplines.

  • JIS University

JIS University, Kolkata is awarded as the 'Outstanding University in Eastern India' at the Education Excellence Awards 2019 by Zee 24 Ghanta awarded “Best Private University” by Royal Excellence Awards 2018. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and diploma courses in the discipline of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, and many more. Admission is done on the basis of merit, entrance examination, and cutoff criteria of the institute.

  • Seacom Skills University

Seacom Skills University (SSU), Birbhum is a private university established in the year 2014. It is recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE, PCI, and BCI. The University offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Diploma courses in different disciplines like Engineering, Social Science, Law, Science, Language, Pharmacy, Computer Applications, Agriculture, Commerce, Management, etc. It has state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to create a better learning environment.


  • Sister Nivedita University

Sister Nivedita University was established in the year 2017, in Kolkata, West Bengal. The University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The University offers courses in the stream Arts, Engineering, Management, Science, Humanities, etc. forms for admission can be filled through online mode.

College is famous for engineering streams, arts, management, and science streams. Popular courses of the university are B.Tec, BBA, B.Sc Hon., B.A Hon., M.Sc, MBA, and MA.

The entrance exam for undergraduate courses i.e. for B.Tech JESNU which is conducted by the West Bengal joint entrance examination board (WBJEEB) and JEE Main and for other under graduation courses JESNU is compulsory for admission.

For MBA course CAT/GMAT/MAT/EMAT score is a must and for other post-graduation courses admission is based on the Merit list. The top recruiters of SNU are Aaj Tak and ZEE news.

  • St. Xavier's University

St. Xavier’s University is one of the best universities, situated in Kolkata. Established in 2017, the university is formed on Jasso Crest of the College Patron Saint Francis Xavier’s family. As a center of excellence, the university strives to promote a society based on love, freedom, liberty, justice, equality, and fraternity. The university offers different courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

St. Xavier’s University Placement cell helps each student in exploring opportunities by inviting various companies for campus recruitment of students.

The university is proud to share those leading companies like Balmer Lawrie, Tractors India Limited, State Bank of India, United Bank of India, Press Trust of India, Friends 91.9 FM, The Times of India, Coal India Limited, TATA Hospital, Hope Foundation recruited postgraduate students for internship.

  • Swami Vivekananda University

Swami Vivekananda University conceptualized on the soil of West Bengal under Regent Education & Research Foundation Trust, a non-profit-making trust which has been set up to promote the professional education of highest standards and to encourage research and training activities so that the students, conferred with the degree can not only meet the professional challenges but also all the challenges life has to offer. In this era of economic liberalization, globalization, and technological super advancements our motto is to put quality education in the light of Swamiji’s vision of spreading education throughout the society.

  • Techno India University

Techno India University (TIU), Kolkata was established in 2002 by Techno India Group. It is a Private University in Kolkata. It is located in Sector 5, Bidhannagar Salt Lake in Kolkata. The college is affiliated to WBUT (West Bengal University of Technology), approved by the AICTE, New Delhi, and Accredited by the NBA. It is a Business school in West Bengal. The University aims at facilitating and promoting studies, research, technology, innovation, incubation, and extension work in the fields of Engineering, Science & Computer Application, Humanities, Commerce, and Management education to achieve excellence in higher education. TIU admissions in Engineering is through WBJEE, JEE Main, and Techno Joint Entrance Exam (TNJEE).

  • The Neotia University

The Neotia University (TNU), Kolkata is awarded as the 'Symbol of Excellence in Education and Skilling India's Future by The Economic Times, Best Education Brands and awarded as the 'Best Emerging Private University in India' in a well organized spectacular function by Praxis Media Private Limited in association with Education Connect. TNU Kolkata degree programs in the discipline of Engineering, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, etc. Admissions are done on the basis of merit and the cutoff criteria of the university.

  • University of Engineering and Management

University of Engineering and Management (UEM) Kolkata was established in the year 2014 by Act No. 25 of 2014 of the Government of West Bengal. The Institute is approved by UGC, AICTE, and is accredited with ‘Grade A’ by NAAC. UEM is promoted by the Institute of Engineering and Management Trust (IEM). It offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral courses in Engineering, Management, and Science.

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