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Burdwan University USIC was established as Level I USIC in the year 1980 as a PG department under PG Science Faculty of the University. The department is operating as a non-vacation academic department and has the requisite functional autonomy for its day-to-day functioning towards achievement of the UGC stipulated objectives as below to:

  • Provide analytical services on specialised instruments available in USIC.
  • Provide training programmes in instrumentation for students, teachers and technicians of university departments as well as affiliated colleges.
  • Design and fabricate teaching aids and kits, and instruments required for research of the departments.
  • Extend consultancy services on instrumentation.
  • Encourage collaborative research and developmental work on instrumentation.
  • This USIC has now established itself as a renowned Scanning Electron Microscopy Center in Eastern India. It has till date trained more than 500 research workers including very senior scientists/faculties from all over India in the field. It is also organising training/Workshops/Seminars and providing services with a number of sophisticated analytical instruments. The Center is also pioneer in introducing several instrumentation related courses to M Sc (Phy), M Sc (Chem), M Tech (ECE), MD/MS course of WB Health University, B Tech & PGDMLT courses. More importantly the USIC with its all round specialized instrumental facilities has since been extending significant contribution/support towards successful timely implementation of numerous research programmes/projects and teaching courses of the university and also of outside institutions in a big way.

    Courtsey: USIC, The University of Burdwan, Golapbag, Burdwan – 713104, West Bengal