The Government of West Bengal has through an Act of the Legislative Assembly has passed West Bengal Act XXVIII of 2007 implementing a long standing public demand in creating the University named “West Bengal State University (Barasat,North 24 Paragans)”. This became functional from the Academic Session 2008-09. 5 7 colleges formerly belonging to Calcutta University has been through a Government notification No.300-Edn(U)/ IU-38/08 dated, the 26th May, 2008 transferred to this University. A three storied building is going to be completed very soon. Presently classes and laboratories are being conducted here. The main building of the University, which will be a G+7 structure, has been started. The piling work of that building is going to be completed within September, 2009. A Ladies Hostel has also been started, which will be completed within this year.
Location and Transportation – The campus of the University is located at Berunanapukuria, P.O. Malikapur, PIN 700126. A road connects Barasat to Barrackpore. From the Barasat side this is known as Barrackpore road. You are to come to Colony more of Barasat, take the Barrackpore road and proceed towards Barrackpore. After about 3-4 Kms, you will notice a huge construction going on the left side for building Anandabazar Office. Continue in the same direction. Skip the first road in the left. Take the second road in the left. The place is known Kajipara Bus stop. Ask anybody about the University. You reach there. A private bus No. 81 regularly ply between Barasat and Barrackpore. Ask the conductor to get down at Kajipara Bus stop. If you come from Barrackpore side, the Kajipara Bus stop is after the Nilgunj bazar.