Burdwan University started on 15th June, 1960, with Sukumar Sen, an ICS, as its first Vice-chancellor.
The University of Burdwan is a place for empowerment of the youth; for the fusion and refinement of ideas coming from different directions as also those emanating from interactive minds. The university offers an opportunity to invent and reinvent the thoughtful minds, for widening the horizon much beyond their immediate confines.
Empowering the backward social clusters of its hinterland through teaching-learning process beyond class room. Promoting the ethnic, social, religious and cultural diversity in unity. Reinvigorating our composite heritage in consonance with the global India.