Brainware University Kolkata, a part of a 32-year-old leading education group, Brainware of West Bengal, started with the aim of contributing to nation-building through research, innovation, and quality education.
It is the brainchild of Mr. Phalguni Mookhopadhayay, its hands-on chancellor, whose acumen and vision have transformed Brainware University into one of the best crucibles of learning in a short period of five years.
“For over 32 years now, more than 2 lakh students have passed out from Brainware. Most of them are now well-established and thriving. Our aim has always been to make quality education affordable for students coming from all strata of society as well as help them ease into successful careers of their choice. It still is,” the chancellor says.
Established in 2016 as a UGC-recognised, private state university in West Bengal, Brainware University offers over 60 Ph.D., PG, UG, Diploma and Skills programs to over 10,000 students on its state-of-the-art, sprawling, green, ragging-free campus.
The university provides a well-stocked library with national and international journals, providing adequate resources to the students for academic pursuits. Education is incomplete without sports and recreational activities. Brainware also organizes seminars, workshops, fests to unleash the creativity of students. To tap into their hobbies, students could also join different types of clubs like photography clubs, tech clubs, communication clubs, and more. Even in this pandemic, the education process has never stopped. The online classes helped the students continue their courses uninterruptedly.
World-class infrastructure, modern labs, and workshops, emphasis on research and extension activities, a team of highly qualified faculty, exhaustive pre-placement grooming, soft skills training, an efficient placement cell, pan-India network of clients and consultants, excellent placements that aim at a magic figure of 100% and equal stress on academics and discipline are the hallmarks of this institution of excellence.
Brainware University aims to cast a transformative light on society and students by promoting quality education and research facilities at affordable fees.
- Create market-driven, diverse and interdisciplinary undergraduate and post-graduate programmes that effectively combine quality with affordability.
- Pursue significantly new educational and research initiatives and develop young professionals who will be exceptionally proficient in their own fields with an insatiable hunger for knowledge.
- Seek to attain the highest standard in academic excellence by building the best possible industry-academics interface.
- Actively encourage entrepreneurship among students through well-planned training programmes and creation of incubation facilities.
- Proactively undertake skill development and women’s empowerment in rural areas.
- Develop a fully functional Centre for Liberal Arts to encourage creativity among all students.
Providing the state of the art infrastructure and quality education through faculty development program, updating of facilities to meet cutting-edge technology, and continual improvement for meeting norms laid down by the government, keeping the stakeholders satisfied. Brainware University has a culture to indulge industrial connection with Top MNC’s worldwide which assures employability, research, and innovation through high educational standards.
Recognitions & Approvals
Brainware University, 398 Ramkrishnapur Road, Barasat, North 24 Paraganas, Kolkata 700125, West Bengal has been established by an Act of the State Legislature of West Bengal as a Private University and is empowered to award degrees as specified under Section 22 of the UGC Act under its main campus in regular mode. The name of the University is included in the list of the Universities as maintained by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Brainware University has been established by Act XXXI of 2015 of the Government of West Bengal. ‘The Brainware University Act, 2015’ has been passed by the West Bengal State Legislative Assembly, and the same has been published in Kolkata Gazette, Extraordinary on January 27, 2016. The provisions of the Brainware University Act, 2015, have come into effect from February 25, 2016, through the Government of West Bengal Notification ( No. 165-Edn (U)/IU – 125/2014) on February 24, 2016.
UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION (UGC)
Brainware University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.Click here for the recognition letter.
DEPARTMENT OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH(DSIR) RECOGNIZED
Brainware University is now recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO).Click Here to View DSIR-SIRO Recognition of Brainware University.
MINISTRY OF MSME
Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (M/o MSME) envisions a vibrant MSME sector by promoting growth and development of the MSME sector, including Khadi, Village and Coir Industries, in cooperation with concerned ministries/departments, state governments and other stakeholders, by providing support to existing enterprises and encouraging the creation of new enterprises.
Ministry of MSME has recognized Brainware University as Host Institute (HI) to set up/establish Business Incubation (BI) to provide ‘Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of MSMEs’.Click here for the recognition letter.
Memberships & Approvals
PHARMACY COUNCIL OF INDIA (PCI)
The Pharmacy education and profession in India up to graduate level is regulated by the PCI, a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by Parliament. The main objectives of PCI are regulation of pharmacy education in the country for the purpose of the registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, and, Regulation of Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.Click Here to view PCI Affiliation 2018_19 B Pharm & D PharmClick Here to view PCI Affiliation 2018_19 B PHARMClick Here to view PCI Affiliation 2018_19 D PHARMClick Here to view PCI Affiliation 2019_20 B Pharm 100 seatsClick Here to view PCI Affiliation 2019_20 D Pharm 60 seatsClick Here to View PCI Affiliation 2020-21Click Here to View PCI Affiliation 2021-22
ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES (AIU)
Brainware University is now recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).Click Here to View AIU Recognition of Brainware University
INDIAN NURSING COUNCIL (INC)
The Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. It is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, constituted by the Central Government.Click Here to View INC approval
WEST BENGAL NURSING COUNCIL (WBNC)
The nursing profession in West Bengal is regulated by the West Bengal Nursing Council, a statutory body governed by the provisions of The Bengal Nurses (West Bengal Amendment) Act, 1949. The main objectives of the WBNC are to provide safe nursing service to the public and also to provide a sound, uniform system of education based on scientific knowledge.Click Here to View WBNC approval.
BAR COUNCIL OF INDIA (BCI)
The Bar Council of India was established by Parliament under the Advocates Act, 1961. It performs the regulatory function by prescribing standards of professional conduct and etiquette and by exercising disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar. It also sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law will serve as qualification for enrolment as an advocate.Click Here to view BCI approval
COMPUTER SOCIETY OF INDIA (CSI)
Formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path during its formative years. Today, the CSI has 72 chapters all over India, 511 student branches, and more than 100,000 members, including India’s most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians. The mission of the CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community.Click Here to view Educational Institution Membership of Computer Society of India for Brainware University.
Click here to view Student Branch Membership of Computer Society of India for Brainware University
INSTITUTION INNOVATION COUNCIL (IIC)
Brainware University’s Institution Innovative Council (IIC) got established in 2018-2019 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The main focus of BWU IIC is to foster culture of innovation among students.Click Here to view Certificate issued by Ministry of HRD and AICTE.
UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN (UBA)
The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. It also aims to create a virtuous cycle between society and an inclusive academic system by providing knowledge and practices for emerging professions and upgrade the capabilities of the public and private sectors in responding to the development needs of rural India.Click here to view the Selection of Brainware University under UBA, a flagship program of MHRD.
The main objective of the e-ShodhSindhu: Consortia for higher education e-resources, is to provide access to qualitative electronic resources including full-text, bibliographic and factual databases to academic institutions at a lower rate of subscription.
Brainware University is a member of e- SodhSindhu.Click Here to access Online e-Resource Requisition System
NATIONAL DIGITAL LIBRARY (NDL)
MHRD, Govt. India under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, in association with IIT Kharagpur, has formed the National Digital Library (NDL) project to develop a digital repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.
Brainware University is a member of National Digital Library.Click Here to access National Digital Library website.
ZEE 24 GHANTA
24/7 Bengali language regional news channel. It is owned by the Zee Akash News Pvt Ltd subsidiary.
ZEE 24 Ghanta awarded Brainware University an award for the University with the most innovative job-oriented courses for two consecutive years – 2017 & 2018.Click Here to view Education Excellence Award 2018Click Here to view Education Excellence Award 2017
UNNAT BHARAT ABHIYAN (UBA) – PERENNIAL ASSISTANCE AWARD
Brainware University has been selected by Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Ministry of Education, for the Perennial fund award of Rs. 1,75,000/- out of 289 institutes who applied, for effective delivery of UBA mandate, crossing three rigorous stages of the selection process related to Rural Development. Rural development is a commitment to the activities of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.Click Here to view Perennial Assistance Award
Collaboration with Foreign Universities
Sichuan Technology and Business University, China
Lincoln University College, Malaysia
CISCO Networking Academy
EC-Council Academia Partner
CREST Academic Partner