UBKV (Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya) is an agricultural university in Pundibari about 15 km northwest of Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India. It has faculties of horticulture, agriculture and agricultural engineering. The Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya was established by West Bengal Act XX of 2000 and started functioning on 1 February 2001.
Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwavidyalaya is a torch bearer of a new wave in Agricultural Education. The university offers higher education in some most important fields of agriculture in UG, PG and doctoral levels.
It had come into existence as a satellite campus by the state government of West Bengal in 1979. The main focus of this campus was growing the productivity of 6 northern districts of West Bengal i.e. Jalpaiguri, Malda, Darjeeling, Uttar and Dakshin Dinajpur and Coochbehar.
ICAR or Indian Council of Agricultural Research has accredited the campus along with increased development support. At the same time, National Agricultural Research Project (NARP) has initiated to give recognition Pundibari as headquarter of Terai-agro climatic zone of West Bengal.
Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya is also known as North Bengal Agricultural University.
After its inception a huge changes have come in the agriculture and horticulture crops production, productivity and cropping pattern of North Bengal.
A new department of technology has been initiated with the accreditation of All India Council of Technical Education from 2005-2006 academic sessions which offers a B.Tech Degree of 4 Years in Agricultural Engineering.