Visva-Bharati University
#563 Overall Influence

Visva-Bharati University

Central University in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, founded by Rabindranath Tagore

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Visva-Bharati is a public research central university and an Institution of National Importance located in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. It was founded by Rabindranath Tagore who called it Visva-Bharati, which means the communion of the world with India. Until independence it was a college. Soon after independence, the institution was given the status of a central university in 1951 by an act of the Parliament.

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What is Visva-Bharati University known for?

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Economics
#348 World Rank
Education
#357 World Rank
Literature
#371 World Rank
Anthropology
#386 World Rank
Social Work
#396 World Rank
Philosophy
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Sociology
#427 World Rank
Political Science
#619 World Rank
History
#811 World Rank
Physics
#859 World Rank
Biology
#869 World Rank
Earth Sciences
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Law
#925 World Rank
Chemistry
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Business
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Engineering
#1020 World Rank
Mathematics
#1257 World Rank
Medical
#1361 World Rank
Religious Studies
#1443 World Rank
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Influential People

Who are Visva-Bharati University's Most influential alumni?

Visva-Bharati University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Education, and Literature. Visva-Bharati University’s most academically influential people include Amartya Sen, Satyajit Ray, and Moriz Winternitz.

Amartya Sen
Amartya Sen

Indian economist and philosopher

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Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray

Indian author, poet, composer, lyricist, filmmaker

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Moriz Winternitz

Austrian Indologist

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Prasad V. Bharatam

Indian academic

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Ram Kinker Baij

Indian sculptor and painter, 1906-1980

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Mahasweta Devi
Mahasweta Devi

Indian Bengali fiction writer and socio-political activist

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Syed Mujtaba Ali
Syed Mujtaba Ali

Bengali author and scholar

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Giuseppe Tucci
Giuseppe Tucci

Italian orientalist

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Benode Behari Mukherjee
Benode Behari Mukherjee

Indian artist

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Mukul Dey
Mukul Dey

Indian artist

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R. Siva Kumar
R. Siva Kumar

Contemporary Indian art historian art-critic and curator

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Sudhi Ranjan Das

5th Chief Justice of India

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