Aliah University

Aliah University – a State University under the Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West Bengal – came into existence through the Aliah University Act (Act XXVII of 2007) passed by the West Bengal Legislative Assembly. The Act came into force on 5 April 2008. However, its parent institution from which it was upgraded to a University – was usually mentioned in various old Government records varyingly as Mohomedan College of Calcutte or Calcutta Madrasah or Madrasah Aliah which was established at the behest of the British Governor-General Warren Hastings in 1780. The newly-upgraded University started its glorious journey from the 2008-09 academic session with the hope that there would be a symbiosis of heritage and modernization here and through the participation and co-operation of people irrespective of race, caste, creed, or class, this University would play a leading role in the advancement of higher education especially of the Minorities who have for various historical reasons remained socially and educationally backward.

The spirit of Aliah University engraved in its motto, ‘Advancement of Education and Culture’ in Arabic “Taqdeem-ut-Ta’leemwa-as Saqafah” which is very significant and suggestive and breaks all the barriers which comes to acquire modern and scientific education. It urges its students for unabating quest for acquiring higher education along with creating sensible human being with imbedded cultural and ethical values.

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Our Schemes


State Plan Fund Schemes for Development and Welfare of Minorities

To bridge the critical gap in infrastructure especially in those areas which have sizeable population of minorities but are not covered under MsDP/IMDP



To encourage the parents of children belonging to minority communities to send their children to school, ease their financial burden on education and help them in completing high school.


Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students

To provide meritorious students belonging to weaker sections of minority communities an opportunity for higher education, increase their rate of attainment in Higher Education and thus enhance their employability.




Merit cum Means Scholarship for Minority Students

To enable minority students to pursue professional and technical courses at graduate and post graduate levels.

Our Achievements

  • This year Aliah University has been included in the list of Universities under section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956
  • A Centre for Common Research Facility is being development in the University
  • Over 200 Ph.D. enrolled scholars- Undergraduate students getting chance to M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees in Universities and Institutes of national and international repute
  • The University has 23 academic department and offer 49 academic programmes
  • Aliah University is a member of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
  • The University has established strong academic linkages with various national and international institutions. Academics from a large number of universities have visited the University and participated academic programmes
  • The Training and Placement Cell has already initiated the accreditation process with corporate like TCS, Infosys & Wipro etc. Many functional experts from Industry and professional institutes are regularly invited for grooming, up-skilling and soft skill-development of students from 3rd year and final year batches to enhance their employability.

Contact Us

Nodal Officer :
Dr Arup Baksi
Associate Professor
Department of Management and Business Administration
Nodal Officer, AISHE Data Capturing Unit, MHRD.
Email :

New Town Campus : Action Area IIA/27, New Town, Kolkata-700 160,
Website:, Email:,
Phone: 033 2341 6444


Public Information Officer/Deputy Registrar

Dr. Sk. Ashfaque Ali

Aliah University (Park Circus Campus) 17, Gorachand Road, Kolkata-700 014


First Appellate Authority/Registrar (Acting)

Prof. Amzed Hossein

Aliah University (New Town Campus) IIA/27, New Town, Kolkata-700 160