Raiganj University is a State University established on 3rd February 2015. It is located in Raiganj Sub-Division, which happens to be the District Head Quarters of Uttar Dinajpur. The University which was developed by upgrading “Raiganj College (University College)” into a University offers both under-graduate and post-graduate courses from its own campus, although there is a provision of affiliation of neighboring under-graduate colleges. It also offers General Courses at the under-graduate level. The activities of Raiganj University are confined not only with the under-graduate and post-graduate teaching- learning. It has been widened with manifold research activities including M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes. Raiganj University intended to be a teaching, research training centre.