University Administrative

Ranchi Road
Post Office : Purulia Sainik School
District : Purulia
West Bengal
PIN: 723 104

A State University
Established by West Bengal ACT XII of 2010
The Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University act 2010
[Passed by the West Bengal Legislature]
Approved by UGC &
Fully funded by Govt. of West Bengal

Phone: 03252 202 419



Introduction of  Diploma Course on Chhau.:

Diploma Course on Chhau has been introduced in this University for preservation and continuation of age old cultural heritage and to promote various researches on ethnomusicology. Syllabus has been prepared by external university professors and experts in the field. The vision of university on Chhau is not only to conserve the folk dance recognized as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO but to blossom it as                                                  


an established Art discipline.  50 students have been selected out of total 200 applicants for this course which reflect the increasing demand of the course. A MoU with Back Class Welfare (BCW) Department is going to be signed for establishment of Chhau Academy on the land of BCW Department, Govt. of West Bengal. Our student share stages in various programme including Govt. programme.