Siksha Bhavana, an Institute of Science is located at Visva Bharati University
. Established by
, the college offers B Sc and
M Sc courses in mathematics, statistics, zoology, chemistry, botany, biotechnology and a three year MCA course. Expert career counseling is provided to students. National and international seminars are also organized with support from various national agencies.
Airfield close to the city is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, about 213 km, and the nearest railhead is Bolpur (about 2 km).