The University of Gour Banga has been established by the West Bengal Legislative Assembly vide West Bengal
Act XXVI of 2007. The Appointed Date as per Kolkata Gazette dated 14th March, 2007 is March 10, 2008. From
this date all Sections of the Act except Section 1 and Section 57 have come into force. The University Council as per Section 58(2) has come into effect from May 26, 2008 vide Kolkata Gazette dated 28th May, 2008.