A new chapter of educational enlightenment was added to the culturally enriched soil of Bengal with the establishment of Aligarh Muslim University Murshidabad Centre in 2010. The Centre, accredited by NAAC in A grade, is empowered by Section 5(2) (C) of the AMU (Amendment) Act, 1981 and under Section 12(2) of the University Act. [Act XL 1920 and AMU (Amendment) Act, 1972].
The Centre is located in the Murshidabad district of West Bengal which served as the capital city of the Nawabs of Bengal. Murshidabad being a historical place is replete with numerous historical and tourist spots.
Spread over an area of 288 acres of land, the Centre is divided into two plots by an irrigation canal. It is located nearly 40km from Farakka and 60km from Behrampore towns of Murshidabad. It is well connected with road and railway networks. It lies 250km North of Kolkata on NH34 and the nearest railway junction is Jangipur Road (approx 08km). By air, it can be reached through Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata.
The Centre started MBA and BALLB courses in 2011 and added B. Ed. in 2013 to its portfolio of courses. The student intake in all the three courses is 60 each. At present, the AMU Murshidabad Centre represents students from 18 states of India. On human resource front, the Centre is having 28 well-qualified teachers. The Centre is equipped with computer lab, wi-fi facility, seminar library, and sport playgrounds.
The Centre is carrying forward the great legacy and cultural ethos of Aligarh Muslim University. It stands for bringing an educational revolution in the country for socially, economically and educationally backward communities, who have so far lost the opportunity to develop. It is committed to secular ideas and is providing quality education to all sections of the society at affordable cost.
The page is last updated on : 2016-03-01