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University of Calcutta

Kolkata, West Bengal | Ratings: 2.7/5 (12 votes) - Add Review
Established : 1857 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

About University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta was brought into existence during the year 1857 as a public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal. The university is recognized as a Five-Star University and Centre with Potential for Excellence and approved by University Grants Commission and accredited by NAAC.

  • University of Calcutta offers various degree programs approved by AICTE, New Delhi.
  • University of Calcutta provides a beautiful campus with serene environment suitable for study for the students. 
  • University of Calcutta provides various facilities like spacious class rooms, well stocked library, hostel, canteen etc. 

Notable alumni’s of University of Calcutta are Satyendra Nath Bose: Padma Vibhushan awardee, Bankim Chandra Chattopa: a Bengali writer, poet and journalist, Swami Vivekanand: Indian Hindu monk, Meghnad Saha: best known astrophysicist, Rajendra Prasad: first President of India and many such legends. 

University of Calcutta has attained the rank 751-780 in the QS World University Rankings of 2018 and rank 801-1000 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2018. The university has been ranked 27th in overall category and 16th among universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).
University of Calcutta is located near entertaining places like Science City, Belilious Park, Snow Park, Aquatica Water Park, Rabindra Bharati Museum and many such entertaining places to visit.

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Course fee structure

ME/MTech - Computer Science Engineering 3825 2 years
MCom - Commerce 1590 2 years
BE/BTech - Chemical Engineering 1913 4 years
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Sir i want to know about the housing for girls?
21-Mar-2019 01:09:03 asked by Abshar Khan

Hi Abshar,

This institute provides good exceptional hostel facility for the students of University of Calcutta:

  • There is 17 Hostels under the University of Calcutta providing accommodation to about 2000 students
  • For all the students who are studying in the University Colleges of Arts, Commerce, Science, Technology and Law
  • And the Hostel facilities provided are really very good
  • The Mess food is available in a very cheap and very tasty too.
  • And Moreover, the hostel is fully Wi-Fi enabled zone.

*So the hostel is very safe and secured for the students (Especially for Girls) in University of Calcutta

Sir/Madam,I'm a science graduate (passed in 2006 with MTM, PHYS & COMP) & could not carry honours in Math at Part-II).Thereafter, I've been working in the mechanical engineering industries.My question is now, "what academic course will be suitable for me? Can I get admission for MBA course? or can I get admission in DME course? Is any value if can get chance to get admission in distance course of those streams?Please reply.?
18-Jan-2018 12:47:08 asked by Shib Sankar Sarkar

Hi Shib Sankar Sarkar,

Yes, you can choose MBA after completing your B.TECH, as this is a prevalent option for many Graduates who’ve already started done the engineering stream

And the few important factors where MBA will be beneficial is:

  • The person can learn the new skills and Knowledge from it
  • And the person can keep the company's finances healthy
  • They can maintain the positive image of the company
  • Also get the chance of learning the Networking Opportunities
  • Get free access to a large business network
  • There are a lot of opportunities in getting the better chances for a higher salary
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