Application for approval of Vivekananda International University

September 19, 2013

Honourable Sri Bratya Basu Minister for Higher Education
Government of West Bengal Higher Education Department (University Branch)
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake City, Kolkata - 700091

Dear Mr. Basu,

Pursuant to the West Bengal Government's Policy and Guidelines for setting-up Private Universities issued by your Department on 31.12.2012, we are submitting this application to set up a Private University at 3 B. T. Road, P.O. Agarpara, Kolkata. We have attached the application fees of Rs. One lakh. The application contains ten (10) copies of Detailed Project Report (DPR) containing all the particulars as required by your policy guidelines:


The undersigned Swami Nityananda, President of Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission, 7 Riverside Road, Barrackpore, 24 Parganas and
Pradip K. Ghosh, President of Pradip and Kumkum Ghosh Foundatiion, 11508 Manorstone Lane, Columbia, Maryland, USA,
hereby declare that the Vivekananda International University, located at 3 B. T. Road, Kolkata, will fully comply with
all regulations as narrated in the West Bengal Private Universities Act.

Swami Nityananda, President,
Ramakrishna Vivekananda Mission

Pradip K. Ghosh, Ph.D.
Pradip and Kumkum Ghosh Foundation, USA