Recognitions & Approvals

Brainware University, 398 Ramkrishnapur Road, Barasat, North 24 Paraganas, Kolkata 700125, West Bengal has been established by an Act of the State Legislature of West Bengal as a Private University and is empowered to award degrees as specified under Section 22 of the UGC Act under its main campus in regular mode. The name of the University is included in the list of the Universities as maintained by the UGC under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956.

Brainware University has been established by Act XXXI of 2015 of the Government of West Bengal. ‘The Brainware University Act, 2015’ has been passed by the West Bengal State Legislative Assembly, and the same has been published in Kolkata Gazette, Extraordinary on January 27, 2016. The provisions of the Brainware University Act, 2015, have come into effect from February 25, 2016, through the Government of West Bengal Notification ( No. 165-Edn (U)/IU - 125/2014) on February 24, 2016.


University Grants Commission (UGC)

Brainware University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC), a statutory body of the Government of India established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education in India.

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Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.

Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) initiated an All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) in the year 2011 with reference date of 30th September, 2010 to build a robust database and to assess the correct picture of higher Education in the country.

The main objectives of the survey was to identify & capture all the institutions of higher learning in the country, Collect the data from all the higher education institutions on various aspects of higher education.

Brainware University is recognised by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.

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Department Of Scientific And Industrial Research(DSIR) Recognized

Brainware University is now recognised by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO).

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Ministry Of MSME

Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (M/o MSME) envisions a vibrant MSME sector by promoting growth and development of the MSME sector, including Khadi, Village and Coir Industries, in cooperation with concerned ministries/departments, state governments and other stakeholders, by providing support to existing enterprises and encouraging the creation of new enterprises.

Ministry of MSME has recognised Brainware University as Host Institute (HI) to set up/establish Business Incubation (BI) to provide 'Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial Development of MSMEs’.

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Memberships & Approvals

Pharmacy Council Of India (PCI)

The Pharmacy education and profession in India up to graduate level is regulated by the PCI, a statutory body governed by the provisions of the Pharmacy Act, 1948 passed by Parliament. The main objectives of PCI are regulation of pharmacy education in the country for the purpose of the registration as a pharmacist under the Pharmacy Act, and, Regulation of Profession and Practice of Pharmacy.

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Association Of indian Universities (AIU)

Brainware University is now recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

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The Indian Nursing Council is a national regulatory body for nurses and nurse education in India. It is an autonomous body under the Government of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, constituted by the Central Government.

Click Here to View INC approval List of State Nursing Council Recognised Institutions offering B.Sc(N) Programme List of State Nursing Council Recognised Institutions offering GNM Programme
West Bengal Nursing Council (WBNC)

The nursing profession in West Bengal is regulated by the West Bengal Nursing Council, a statutory body governed by the provisions of The Bengal Nurses (West Bengal Amendment) Act, 1949. The main objectives of the WBNC are to provide safe nursing service to the public and also to provide a sound, uniform system of education based on scientific knowledge.

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Bar Council Of India (BCI)

The Bar Council of India was established by Parliament under the Advocates Act, 1961. It performs the regulatory function by prescribing standards of professional conduct and etiquette and by exercising disciplinary jurisdiction over the bar. It also sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to Universities whose degree in law will serve as qualification for enrolment as an advocate.

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Computer Society Of India (CSI)

Formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path during its formative years. Today, the CSI has 72 chapters all over India, 511 student branches, and more than 100,000 members, including India’s most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians. The mission of the CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community.

Click Here to view Educational Institution Membership of Computer Society of India for Brainware University.
Click here to view Student Branch Membership of Computer Society of India for Brainware University
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Institution Innovation Council (IIC)

Brainware University’s Institution Innovative Council (IIC) got established in 2018-2019 under the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The main focus of BWU IIC is to foster culture of innovation among students.

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Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)

The Mission of Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is to enable higher educational institutions to work with the people of rural India in identifying development challenges and evolving appropriate solutions for accelerating sustainable growth. It also aims to create a virtuous cycle between society and an inclusive academic system by providing knowledge and practices for emerging professions and upgrade the capabilities of the public and private sectors in responding to the development needs of rural India.

Click here to view the Selection of Brainware University under UBA, a flagship program of MHRD.

The main objective of the e-ShodhSindhu: Consortia for higher education e-resources, is to provide access to qualitative electronic resources including full-text, bibliographic and factual databases to academic institutions at a lower rate of subscription.

Brainware University is a member of e- SodhSindhu.

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National Digital Library (NDL)

MHRD, Govt. India under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology, in association with IIT Kharagpur, has formed the National Digital Library (NDL) project to develop a digital repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.

Brainware University is a member of National Digital Library.

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Times Business Award

Brainware University has been awarded the Best University in Infrastructure, Education and Placement by the Times of India Business Award 2022.

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ABP Shikkha Shamman

Brainware University was awarded the ABP Shikka Shamman 2022 for excellence in infrastructure and placement.

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Education Eminence 2022

Brainware University is a proud recipient of the prestigious Education Eminence 2022 Award by News 18 Bangla channel for being the University with Best Placement in UG and PG Programmes.

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ZEE 24 Ghanta

In 2022, Zee 24 Ghanta awarded Brainware University with Education Excellence Award for delivering excellence in Curriculum and Placement for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Programmes.

24/7 Bengali language regional news channel. It is owned by the Zee Akash News Pvt Ltd subsidiary.

ZEE 24 Ghanta awarded Brainware University an award for the University with the most innovative job-oriented courses for two consecutive years - 2017 & 2018.

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Brainware University has been selected by Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Ministry of Education, for the Perennial fund award of Rs. 1,75,000/- out of 289 institutes who applied, for effective delivery of UBA mandate, crossing three rigorous stages of the selection process related to Rural Development. Rural development is a commitment to the activities of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

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Collaboration with Foreign Universities

Brainware University, Collaboration with Foreign Universities

Sichuan Technology and Business University, China

Brainware University, Collaboration with Foreign Universities

Livingstone College, North Carolina, USA

Academic Partners


NASSCOM/IT-ITeS Sector Skill Council


CISCO Networking Academy


EC-Council Academia Partner


Nikhil Bharat Shiksha Parisad (under NITI Aayog)






Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP)


Crypto University


CREST Academic Partner

Industry Collaborations






Digital Googly


Life Productions


Nature Technologies






Pearson VUE


Ardent Computech Private Limited


OWASP Foundation


CADME-a unit of Dezajno Institution & Consultants Pvt Ltd


Webs Techno Private Limited


Seven Boats Info-Systems Pvt. Ltd


Isoah Data Securities Pvt Ltd


Webskitters Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Institute-Hospital tie ups


Peerless Hospital & B.K.Roy Research Center


Sanjiban Hospital


Naturava Health Solutions Pvt Ltd


Charring Cross Nursing Home


SNR Carnival Hospital


Super Nova Care Home


Spectra Eye Foundation

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