Vidyasagar University was established in the year 1981. The university was established with a vision to deliver an answer to the education needs of this region, it provides ethnic, sociocultural, and geographical along with mainstream education. This university has the module to engage the students in distance lernoerng activities by enhancing their skills through offering higher education.
Some of the distance PG courses that is been offered by VU-DDE are Master of Arts in Bengali, Master of Arts in Political Science, MA in Sanskrit, MA in English, M.Com, M.Sc in Applied Mathematics, Master of Science in Botany. The PG courses offered by this institute is research oriented to develop the students into qualified professionals.