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The purpose of this study is to examine the usages of the internet by the undergraduate and postgraduate students at university of Gour Banga, Malda, West Bengal. The structured questionnaire distributed to the students through the Google forms. One hundred eighty questionnaires selected for data analysis and interpretation. The research investigated the various facets of internet use such as the purpose of usages, mostly used sources and services, time spent, heavily used search engine and websites, difficulties faced and level of satisfaction. The analysis reflects that 55.56% of respondents used the internet ‘several times a day’. The 89.44% accessed the internet through the smartphone and Google websites used by 99.44%. 92.22% used the internet for ‘social media. 92.77% use to consult ‘electronic reference and information resources. 48.89% agree that they utilized the internet, slow download speed (80.55%) was the major problem faced while accessing the internet.53.33 % were satisfied while using the internet.