West Bengal Higher Education Department – WBHED


WB Higher Education – পশ্চিমবঙ্গ উচ্চ শিক্ষা

The Higher Education Department of West Bengal included various departments such as School Education, Mass Education Extension, and Technical Training and Education. In the year 1988, on 21st April, 5106 –A.R. number notification came into existence. According to it Mass Education Extension Department only deals with adult education in India. In short, it had no connection with the West Bengal Higher Education Department anymore. Similar wise, in the year 1991, according to the notification number 16129 –A.R. the Technical Education Department became a separate Department. Get to know more about WBHED (West Bengal Higher Education Department) from here.west bengal higher education department

After abolishing the Education Department, two different departments came into existence in the year 1995, 8th Nov, according to notification number 670 –Home (Cons). These two Departments are the Department of Higher Education Department and the Department of School Education. These Departments have many functions. These are as follows.

  • They develop and promote higher education.
  • Govt also focus on cultural developments.
  • They promote specialized and technical education among different state universities.

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These universities include technological and engineering colleges and different other institutions that promote higher learning. The students can get a Bachelor of Education degree after learning the courses. These Departments are available to instruct all these courses. These institutions exclude the Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, the Juridical Sciences University of West Bengal, and the Animal and Fishery University of West Bengal.

The Technology and Science Department of WB Higher Education

In the year 1988, this department came into existence. Since then this department has been doing a great job. They promote various scientific ventures in multiple fields. Also, they fostered innovative programmes and essential researches through reputed Institutes, Universities, and Colleges and even with the help of Civil Society.wb higher education

It also does different awareness programmes, workshops, and seminars to generate awareness related to global warming, green technologies, changes in climate, superior rural technologies, conservation of water, biodiversity, management of solid waste, intellectual property rights, and the developments of agriculture. They do it with the partnership of different organizations.

Biotechnology Department of WBHED – ডব্লিউবিএইচডি এর জৈবপ্রযুক্তি বিভাগbiotechnological department

This Department plays a vital role in expanding the socio-economic development of the society. This Department not only promotes and sustain but also facilitate Biotechnology’s development. This particular department is solely a knowledge-based sector. They continuously support innovation and research works and provides excellent human resources and infrastructural facilities. This Department has already achieved the goal of growing biotechnology in different sectors including healthcare, environment, animal sciences, and academia-industry and so on.

You have to visit the official website www.wbhed.gov.in to get more information about these departments.

WBHED Website: Click Here
Contact Number: 2321-1212
Email Id: highereducationwb@gmail.com
Address Info:
Bikash Bhavan,
Salt Lake City – 5,6,8,10 Floors.,
Kolkata – 700091,