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Institute of Vedic Culture for Public Welfare, Kolkata

An organizaion of Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology, Kolkata, India

Learn Vedic & KP Astrology, Palmistry, Vastu, Numerology.

Vision and Mission

The Institute of Vedic Culture for Public Welfare, Kolkata, imparts knowledge of Sanskrit Language, various aspects of the sacred Vedas, Science of Astronomy relevant to Astrology. Vedic Astrology and Krishnamurti System of stellar astrology (K.P) besides Vastu Shastra, Numerology & Palmistry.

Why Us?

Distinguished practicing astrologers with vast research experience teach here under the eminent leadership of Mr. Gopal Bhattacharjee, a sparkling luminary of astrology world. Besides theoretical part of the education, students are required to participate in periodical seminars conducted in the institute ...

Programe Structure

In order to encourage the study and research in Astrology the Institute conducts the following courses of 6 months duration each

Admission Procedure

Minimum academic qualification for the Diploma course ‘Jyotish Ratna’ is pass in Madhyamik level examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects. Proficiency in spoken and written Bengali, English or Hindi is desirable...

Rules & Regulations

All students will be subject to strict disciplinary control of the institution. They must abide by its rules and regulations. Students however can ventilate any grievance and put forward constructive suggestion to the institute through the teachers-in charge and then to the Director & Principal....

Exam & Passing Norms

There shall be written examination on theoretical papers at the end of all courses except M.Phil & Ph.D. Marks obtained in theoretical examination will be added to marks scored in project work (seminar & convocation) to decide the qualifying marks and rank achieved...

Upcoming Event: IVC Conference 2020

Dear Prospective Speaker,

We have just concluded our 28th Astrology Conference for the Institute of Vedic Culture (IVC) and its affiliated school Krishnamurti Institute of Astrology (KIA). We are very pleased to say this conference was a wonderful success in its aim in uniting astrologers from around the world with the goal of sharing their cultural experiences and astrological scholarship with each other.

Our next international conference will be held from 4th-9th of February 2020 in Kolkata India and we would like to invite you to apply for a speaker’s place. Our venue will be the outstanding ITC Complex, a hotel that has the latest developments in technology including large screens for presentations, an excellent sound system as well as all the amenities you would expect to find in one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Speakers will have a full hour to give their lecture plus will have their related article published in our magazine “Constellation News” which has 20,000 copies distributed around the world.

To apply, please respond to , supplying us with

  • Your proposed topic title and synopsis (we will ask you to include an abstract for your article to help with the translation process at a later date)
  • A biography of no more than 200 words.
  • The photo you would like us to use on our website and other promotional material
  • A short description of the ways you will help us promote the conference, including how you intend to bring more people to attend the conference in person.

Please send these requirements in one email by the 30th September 2018. We will send a Speakers’ Agreement to successful applicants and publish the list of applicants who have accepted the agreement on or around 1 December 2018.

If you are also interested in having your group be an affiliated sponsor of our conference, please do get in touch for further details.
Thank you and best wishes

Gopal Bhattacharjee                     
Founder and Director, IVC/KIA                            
Alex Trenoweth                 
Vice Principal and Secretary General, KIA more

Distance Education

For the people living in far flung areas in West Bengal and other states of India, Correspondence Course of diploma level is conducted, duration being 6 months. Study materials are provided to the student who can attend classes from time to time for doubt clearance. more

Research Programme

At Ph.D level research is conducted under guidance of astrology wizard Mr. Gopal Bhattacharjee, Director and Principal of the Institute. After achieving Ph.D the astrologer will have free access to the digital journal of the institute to contribute articles on advanced astrology. He will also get opportunity for chamber practice. more

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Governor of West Bengal, India

Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Honourable Minister Incharge Child & Women Welfare Department
Govt. Of West Bengal, India