Siliguri can be considered one of the most ideal locations for higher education because of its juxtaposition. The city is a gateway not only to the hills of Darjeeling and Kalimpong but also to the neighbouring state of Sikkim and the neighbouring country Bhutan. Also, it is one of the largest cities in West Bengal. All these factors have made Siliguri a hub for higher education, over the past decade many institutes have emerged in the city. Among the list of many established institutes is Inspiria Knowledge Campus.
Inspiria knowledge Campus is an epitome when it comes to an establishment where education meets modernity. Established in 2010 by J.P. Sahu Foundation (a non-profit organization charitable trust registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961), the main aim of the college is to make the Indian youth employable. The institution which provides multi disciplinary courses ranging from management to Media & Entertainment Studies etc.
These wide range of courses are offered under its four schools namely, School of Management, School of Computer Science, School of Media and Design and School of Hospitality. Albeit being known for offering Undergraduate courses, the college has also introduced two postgraduate degree programmes MBA (Master in Business Administration) and MBA Entrepreneurship not long ago. It is affiliated to MAKAUT (Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, one of the top Universities in West Bengal). Let’s dive a little deeper into various courses offered at inspiria Knowledge Campus.
Courses at Inspiria Knowledge Campus
School of Management
Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA)
This is a three year undergraduate degree course offered for those who are interested in taking management as their career path. This course gives an extensive knowledge of Business Administration by introducing students with the core subjects of BBA. Any student who has passed class 12th from a recognised board is eligible for the course.
This course has been specially designed for those who see themselves as entrepreneurs. With an increasing number of businesses and entrepreneurs, this course is Inspiria Knowledge Campus’ initiative towards making students understand entrepreneurship taking along the fundamentals of Business Administration. The duration of this course is 3 years and any 12th pass out from a recognised board is eligible.
BBA Accounting Taxation & Auditing
Finance and business are two things that always ride side by side and this course specializes in the financial aspect of business administration. This course is best for those who aspire to pursue Chartered Accountancy as it builds a strong base with fundamentals of BBA and thorough study of Accounting Taxation & Auditing. Students who have passed class 12th from a recognized board are eligible for this three year course.
This undergraduate degree is totally based on the fundamentals of BBA, how it differs from a general BBA is that conventional business concepts are combined with the modern application so as to meet the changing demands of globalisation. It is also a three year course and class 12 pass outs from any recognized board are eligible.
BBA Sports Management
This undergraduate degree focuses on all things related to sports business. Students are equipped with all the know-hows of sports business including marketing and public relations. It is again a three year course and students who have passed class 12 from a recognized board are eligible.
Bachelor in Hospital Management
Bachelor in Hospital Management caters to the increasing demand of professionals in the field of hospital management, with this department being set up separately at hospitals. It offers students comprehensive knowledge and training on how a healthcare industry and hospitals in particular function. A three year degree programme for which class 12 pass outs from a recognized board are eligible.
School of Design and Media
BSc. in Media Science
This degree focuses on various aspects of the media including Journalism, Advertisement, Public Relations, Content Development/production, Film Making, New Media, Media Management and so on. Class 12 pass outs from any recognized board are eligible for this three year course.
BSc. in Multimedia Animation and Graphic Design
This course is perfect for students interested in creative media i.e multimedia animation and Graphic Design. It trains students in theoretical and practical knowledge of 2D/3D animation, Vfx, Graphic design etc. A three year undergraduate degree programme for which class 12 pass outs from any recognized board can apply.
BSc. in Film and Television
Bsc. in Film and Television offers students an in-depth knowledge and training of the studies related to Cinema, Television and Radio. From the creative process to ways of approach and production the course teaches it all. This is also an undergraduate degree program which lasts for three years. Students who have passed class 12 from any recognized board are eligible.
BSc. in Interior Design
A three year undergraduate course for anyone who has an interest and drive in interior design. The course equips students with the technical as well as creative and theoretical aspects of Interior Design. Class 12 pass outs from a recognized board are eligible to apply.
School of Computer Science
BCA (Bachelor in Computer Application)
This undergraduate degree programme introduces students with the field of Computer Science and Information & Technology. Any class 12 pass out regardless of their stream (from a recognized board) are eligible for this program. The duration of this course is three years.
School of Hospitality
BSc. in Hospitality and Hotel Administration
This is one of the most sought after vocations today, this three year undergraduate degree gears up students with all the nitty-gritty knowledge and skills required in this industry. Special focus is kept in the practical field as Hospitality and Hotel administration is no less than an art form, which requires extensive practice. Students from any background who have cleared class 12 from a recognised board are eligible for the programme.
Inspiria knowledge campus also offers two post graduate degrees, MBA and MBA (Entrepreneurship)
Master in Business Administration is an extensive study of all things business and it’s management. Some of the business studies included in this degree are human resource, marketing, accounting, public systems management, finance etc. It is a two-year full time course. Graduates in any discipline from any recognized University with MAT, CAT, GMAT, JMET are eligible for the program.
This is a postgraduate degree especially for those interested to make it big in the Entrepreneurship world. The specialisation in Entrepreneurship is done along with the study of core MBA subjects. The eligibility criteria and duration for this course is the same as that of an MBA (General).
Inspiria Knowledge Campus is an apex in Siliguri when it comes to campus infrastructure and landscape. An unmatchable campus sprawls across 5 acres which is endorsed by the greenery of the flora which consists of some special plants, trees, shrubs and flowers. This state of the art infrastructure is fully equipped with the facilities demanded by it’s four schools and the courses within.
From well lit and airy smart classrooms which are equipped with modern day smart boards to an open football field, a basketball court and a volleyball court Inspiria has it all. This is to bring the balance between knowledge and fun. In addition to this, there is an in-house gym, yoga dance studio and studio for indoor games to add in the fun.
The campus also has various training labs catering to different departments. For the school of media it has Audio Visual Media Labs, for the school of hospitality it has various labs like Housekeeping Lab, Training Restaurant and Bar Labs, in-house bakery and for the School of computer science there is a Language lab with audio visual interface. Powered by Google apps, the campus also has an incubation center catering to the entrepreneurship students and potential entrepreneurs. Apart from this there is a well stocked library accompanied by a reading garden for the bookworms.
Address: himachal Vihar, Phase – II
Matigara, Siliguri – 734010
West Bengal, India