Bioinformatics Centre
A.J.C. Bose Centenary Building,
P-1/12, CIT Scheme - VII M,
Kolkata - 700 054, India

Visiting Us:: Bioinformatics Centre (BIC), Bose Institute

Our Bioinformatics Center (BIC) is located at the Bose Institute Centenary Campus situated on 54, Bagmari Road, beside Maniktala ESI Hospital & Opposite of Central Library, Kolkata 700054, West Bengal.

Kolkata, one of the oldest metropolitan city in India is connected by air, rail and road to all the metropolises and most major cities of the country. Also, one can fly direct to Kolkata from several international airports.

By Air:

The nearest airport to Bose Institute is
Dum-Dum Airport (Netaji Subhash Biman Bandar) about 11.9 kms from Bose institute Centenary Campus. You can get direct taxis/cars from the Airport or you can head towards main road first (VIP road) and get a transport there. There are a number of transport facilities available from Airport - one can reserve a pre-paid taxi or choose to go by paying per head (approx Rs.80/-) from the Bus Junction area. You can also get Volvo buses in front of the arrival terminus of the airport which comes to Ultadanga crossing which is just 5mins walking distance from our campus.

By Train:

The closest Railway Station is
Howrah, about 20 km away from the Institute. From Howrah Railway Station one can avail pre-paid taxis directly to our campus. Pre-paid taxis are the recommended way of reaching Bose Institute Centenary campus from Howrah station. There is counter of Pre-Paid Taxi Services just outside the station. Specify your destination as Maniktala ESI Hospital bus stop. The rates are posted prominently behind the counter. You will be given a receipt for your payment. Retain this till the end of your ride.

You can also avail private Bus (No. 44, 71, 12C/2) or Howrah-Salt Lake Mini Bus or Howrah to Airport Volvo bus and get down at Maniktala ESI Hospital bus stop to reach our campus. The campus is just across the road.

After reaching Airport or railway station, you may contact Bose Institute Centenary Campus. The address of our campus is:

A.J.C. Bose Centenary Building, P-1/12, CIT Scheme VII M, Kolkata-700054, West Bengal.

The telephone number is:
+91 33 25693271.

Local transport in Kolkata

Normally taxis are available in Kolkata and charge according to the metered fare. This is converted into the actual fare by multiplying by a fixed factor (currently 2.0 for digital meters where initial meter reading is 10). The taxi driver must possess a conversion table for the purpose.

In some part of the city three wheeler auto rickshaws are also available.

One can also avail Metro Rail/local trains. The nearest metro station is Shyambazar and closest Railway Station is Ultadanga. One can avail of taxis directly or an auto-rickshaw or Buses (no.S21, Sonarpur Dankuni) from these stations to reach our campus.

© Bioinformatics Centre (BIC), Bose Institute, Kolkata 2011, Last updated on: January 30, 2011