The West Bengal State Council of Higher Education by its mandate looks after the maintenance and improvement of academic and related administrative standards of the entire higher education system of the State following closely the guidelines provided by the University Grants Commission.
Its routine activities mainly include inspection for approvals of new institutions such as
General Degree Colleges, B.Ed. Colleges, Law Colleges etc., extension of affiliation of new subjects and workshops for NAAC.
The Council through various studies and reports helps the Ministry of Higher Education to undertake fresh policy initiatives.
It also deliberates on critical policy matters affecting the institutions of higher learning by organizing meetings of the Council. One objective of the Council is to monitor the quality of academics and related administration in all State-aided and State-accredited institutions of higher learning.
Vision and Roles & Responsibility of WBSCHE