Founded 1954 as West Bengal State Academy of Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts. Acquired present status and title 1962.
Accreditation: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
- Academic year: June to June
- Requirements: Graduate courses, 12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent. P.G. courses, Hons. Graduate with higher percentage of marks, M.Phil and Ph.D. courses, Post graduate with higher percentage of marks.
- Students allowance: Co-ed