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1 DEPARTMENT of HIGHER EDUCATION Government of West BengalBikash Bhavan, Salt Lake City, Kolkata
2 Higher Education : 2012-2013 UNIVERSITY 1 . Calcutta University 59 5 No. of DepartmentsNo. of facultyNo. of teachersNo of General Degree CollegesNo of Education Colleges( B.Ed / B.P.Ed.)No of Law CollegesNo of Art CollegesNo of Management CollegesNo of Hotel ManagementCollegesNo of Music CollegesNo of Eng & Tech CollegesNo of Other Colleges(Non-AICTE)Total No. of Colleges1 . Calcutta University595698129340 601–1742 . Burdwan University2922279331131453. Vidyasagar University19311744210 206744 . Kalyani University224245430 303705 . North Bengal University1485010616 . W B State U n i v e r s i t y , Barasat2716111637 . Gour Banga University10624378 . Jadavpur University35636029. Rabindra Bharati University155Sidho Kanho Birsha128Bengal Engg & Science University16208Netaji Subhas Open University12W B University of Technology732400484187TOTALNo 2745452146++23**42+85*842* Exclusive of University Colleges/Departments of JU,BESU,CU,BU & KU,WBUT(including IJT, Central Govt. of India)** Excluding University Colleges/Departments+ Exclusive of University Management Deptts. and inclusive of Engg. Colleges with Management Deptts.++ Excluding University Colleges/Departments.
3 UNIVERSITIES STATE AIDED UNIVERSITIES IN OTHER DEPARTMENTS : 1. Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya2. West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences3. West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences4. Uttarbanga Krishi ViswavidyalayaWest Bengal University of Health SciencesAliah UniversityOTHER UNIVERSITIES / DEEMED UNIVERSITY :R K M Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI)CENTRAL UNIVERSITIES :Visva-BharatiIndira Gandhi National Open University, Regional Centre
4 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES INSTITUTES WITH SPECIAL STATUS :1. Indian Institute of Management, Joka2. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur3. Indian Statistical Institute, Baranagar4. National Institute of Technology, Durgapur5. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Kolkata (IISER-K)INSTITUTION OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE :1. Asiatic SocietyIMPORTANT RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS :1. Bose Institute2. Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute3. Centre for Studies in Social Sciences4. Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur5. Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science6. Indian Institute of Chemical Biology7. Institute of Historical Studies8. Netaji Institute for Asian Studies9. Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics10. Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences11. Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre
5 HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTES IMPORTANT INSTITUTES/ORGANISATIONS ATTACHED TO HIGHER EDUCATION :West Bengal State Council Of Higher Education :West Bengal College Service Commission :District Gazetteers :State Archives :State Book Board :Institut De Chandernagor :Institute Of English :AUTONOMOUS / VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS :(a) Bangiya Bignan Parishad.(b) Bangiya Sahitya Parishad.(c) Centre for Studies in Social Sciences.(d) Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Search.(e) Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science.(f) Institute of Development Studies Kolkata.(g) R. K. Mission Institute of Culture.(h) Indian School of Social Sciences.(i) Institute of Historical Studies.(j) Institute of Science, Education and Culture.(k) Netaji Institute of Asian Studies.(l) Paschim Banga Itihas Samsad.
6 DIFFERENT TYPES OF COLLEGES GovernmentCollegesGeneral Degree Colleges20Colleges for Education including Colleges for Physical Education11Art College1Law CollegeEngineering & Technological Colleges & Isnt. of Jute Tech. (Govt. of India)7Total40Non-Govt. & Self financing Colleges43813522Music College23Business Management / Business Administration College42Engineering & Technological Colleges excluding UniversityEngineering Department78Hotel Management4Other Professional Colleges (Non AICTE)84808Total Colleges in West Bengal848
7 CUMULATIVE ENROLMENT FIGURE FOR 2012-2013 (PG) ENROLMENT OF STUDENTS IN DIFFERENT AREAS OF STUDY (UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE) IN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES ( )Area of StudyBOYSGIRLSGRAND TOTALGENSCSTTOTALArts31767696376192304332823805266549912422458447891729Science8379616895280010349164296882139414705118196Commerce84188753811909291636551223402528098196Education46031013306592248478022914937415Law3851520584429349256166215050Engineering6258066568667010221801239166358573687Management40844452Others2347272772696219159454233119559449129270245277132463938867603814674484598CUMULATIVE ENROLMENT FIGURE FOR (PG)Area of StudyBOYSGIRLSGRAND TOTALGENSCSTTOTALArts192846320924265282235249965422789054418Science120792055173143076896189880887423181Commerce315447233365916752672119635622Education116043664166010984472515703230Law191262812284528301582Engineering311148550364614071931516155261Management294412030851578216444729Others387557260450750923175154609967457981052413515767340326822776449317106990
8 DISTRICTNUMBER OF GIRLS’ GENERAL DEGREE COLLEGESCOLLEGE WITH HOSTEL FACILITYBankura01Burdwan04Birbhum0300Calcutta1912CoochbeharDarjeelingHooghly05HowrahJalpaiguri02MaldaMidnapore (East)Midnapore (West)MurshidabadNadiaNorth DinajpurSouth DinajpurPuruliaNorth 24-ParganasSouth 24-ParganasTotal :5028
9 AISHE 2011-2012 2012-2013 No of University 26 26 No of UniversityNo of College/Institutions affiliatedNo of Standalone InstitutionsTotalNo of Colleges/Institutions – Central Govt. 13 State GovtPrivate Aided 452 Private Unaided 412University Affiliated No of CollegesBurdwan University, BurdwanCalcutta University, KolkataKalyani University, KalyaniNorth Bengal University, Darjeeling 63The West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata 84West Bengal State University 66University of Gour Banga, MaldaVidya Sagar University, Midnapore
10 Population 2011 is 9,13,47,736[ Male 51.4%, Female 48.6% ]Enrolment for all (estimated) 1179 institutes is 17,40,259[ Male 56.5%, Female 43.5% ]Estimate Population in the age-group 18 – 24 is 88,81,029(9.72% of Total)Gross Enrolment Ratio is 19.59Literacy Rate 2011 is [Male 78.4, Female 65.5 ]
11 Population in the age group 18-24 years No of Higher Secondary Schools DistrictTotal PopulationPopulation in the age group yearsNo of Higher Secondary SchoolsNo of Higher Education InstitutesBankura448457405133Barddhaman963140496490Birbhum436747280227Dakshin Dinajpur208365143112Darjiling229701146830Haora603752275837Hugli688392375148Jalpaiguri482548238821Koch Bihar352000216816Kolkata5594882084150Maldah498546223118Murshidabad885673378443Nadia644510310634N24 Parganas4703116Paschim Medinipur741129547839Purba Medinipur6352513920Puruliya365117340624S24 Parganas451360Uttar Dinajpur37420516908
12 No of Students per Teacher DistrictTotal EnrolmentTotal SC EnrolmentTotal ST EnrolmentTotal No of TeachersNo of Students per TeacherBankura427435721334899143.13Barddhaman1272051872211591383733.15Birbhum371026944270396838.33Dakshin Dinajpur238134841292624597.20Darjiling3039543663565165918.32Haora4165547112197146828.38Hugli74208114535828220733.62Jalpaiguri647952023011725522124.13Koch Bihar3609314149670636598.88Kolkata186353178939361802723.22Maldah4076690424684407100.16Murshidabad6599872553550118755.60Nadia67617142766026147245.94N24 Parganas141127176018289458030.81Paschim Medinipur5553875215234186129.84Purba Medinipur6363167642557160339.69Puruliya304414903392060450.40S24 Parganas86455196608021203042.59Uttar Dinajpur2301654732717201114.51
13 Institute Density [ Population per Higher Education Institute] DistrictInstitute Density [ Population per Higher Education Institute]Average No of Students per Higher Education InstituteNo of HS Schools per Higher Education InstituteBankura13590129510Barddhaman1070214137Birbhum16176137411Dakshin Dinajpur1736419848Darjiling76571013Haora16318112514Hugli1434215469Jalpaiguri229783085Koch Bihar220002255Kolkata373012423Maldah27697226412Murshidabad20597153413Nadia189561988N24 Parganas108391216Paschim Medinipur190031424Purba Medinipur186841871Puruliya152131268S24 Parganas169451440Uttar Dinajpur46776287716
14 StrengthsCultural and societal premium on intellectual pursuits – Rabindranath TagoreLarge number of educational institutions set up during the British eraPremier national research institutions located in the StateLarge number of faculty retired from these institutions; still available for being tappedLarge number of academics teaching abroad and willing to return to the state
15 Weaknesses For thirty five years: High degree of politicisation / unionisation of higher educationAppointments to high offices made on considerations other than meritDegeneration in quality of higher educationLack of accountability at all levelsGovernance structures dysfunctionalNo significant public investment in higher educationLarge number of vacant teaching and non-teaching posts
16 OpportunitiesPolitical will of the Government – turn around the education sectorThe State Government is committed to increasing public investmentIt is also welcoming private investment in higher educationRUSA – has come at an opportune timeEffort to de-politicise appointments to senior positions
17 Challenges : Expansion, Excellence & Equity Total population of the State:9.13 croreTotal no. of higher education insttns:1206PTR: adverse compared to UGC normSkewed distribution / expansion. Kolkata, North and South 24 Pgs, Hooghly and Darjeeling on one hand; the two Dinajpurs, Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Malda and Msd on the other
18 Challenges : Expansion, Excellence & Equity Attendance of both students and teachers not satisfactoryMost HEIs following 5-day week contrary to UGC’s guidelinesUnemployable graduatesSyllabi have not been revised / updated for decadesUGC’s guidelines for promotions have not been implemented in letter and spiritLow priority to research
19 Challenges : Expansion, Excellence & Equity Representation of SC, ST & OBC is lowNo. of institutions for women is low, especially in minority dominated areasSC/ST/OBC/minority representation among teachers too is lowChallenge is to apply the correctives without aggravating divisions
20 Challenges : Expansion, Excellence & Equity Total Enrolment -- 17,40,259 [ Male 56.5%, Female 43.5% ]Total SC Enrolment – 15.5% [ Male 58.1%, Female 41.9% ]Total ST Enrolment – 2.6% [Male 58.8%, Female 41.2% ]Total OBC Enrolment – 4.9% [Male 57.3%, Female 42.7% ]Total Number of Teachers – 42,496 [ Male 66.5%, Female 33.5%]Total Number of Part-time Teachers – 6291 [ Male 57.4%, Female 43.6% ]Total Number of Contract Teachers – 2175 [ Male 48.5%, Female 51.5% ]Total Number of SC Teachers – 2263 [ Male 76.5%, Female 23.5% ]Total Number of Contract Teachers – 318 [ Male 59.1%, Female 40.9% ]Total Number of Non-Teaching Staff – 31,814 [ Male 82.7%, Female 17.3%]SC Non-Teaching Staff – 3396 [ Male 85.5%, Female 14.5%]ST Non-Teaching Staff – 787 [ Male 78.5%, Female 21.5% ]
21 ChallengesThere are 6291 Part time teachers in Govt. and Govt. aided collegesThere are CWTTs in Govt. and Govt.-aided CollegesUnder-qualified and under-paidRegularisation is a major issueEnsure classes 6 days a weekEnsure teachers attend regularly – biometric attendance?Use of technologyRobust MIS covering all institutions
22 Current endeavoursLargest single expansion in the State’s higher education sectorNew colleges, universitiesPrivate University PolicyUnprecedented recruitment driveCreation of postsPublic investment of fundsVision: to make higher education State’s comparative advantage
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