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University of Calcutta

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Established : 1857 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

Overview 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.

 

Popular name

CU, West Bengal

Type

 Public University

Established year

1857

Founder

Alexander Duff

Vice Chancellor

Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee

Location

Senate House, 87 /1 College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Courses offered

Diploma

B.Tech

B.Com

B.L.I.Sc.

B.Sc.

BA

BA LLB

B.Ed.

M.Tech

M.L.I.Sc.

MA

PGD

M.Com

LLM

M.Sc.

M.Ed.

MBA

Ph.D.

M.Phil.

Genders Accepted

Co-Education

How to reach

Kolkata Railway Station 6 kms

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport 15 kms

Accredited By

NAAC 'A'

Recognized By

UGC

Facilities

Sports

Library

Hostel

Laboratory

Computer Lab

Medical

Auditorium

Gym

Cafeteria

Campus area

2.9 Acres of Land

Total faculties

573 members

No. of students

22520 Students

Reservation

22% SC

6% ST

3% PWD

10% OBC 'A'

7% OBC 'B'

8 seats(Arts) and 4 seats(M.Com) for sports

5 seats for Military Quota

10% Foreign Quota

5% Indian Working parent in Gulf

Admission Basis

Merit and Entrance

Application mode

Online & Offline

Application Fee

Diploma - INR 100/-

M.L.I.Sc. - INR 300/-

M.Com, MA, M.Sc. - INR 100/-

MBA - INR 1500/-

PGD - INR 250/-

M.Phil. - INR 500/-

Ph.D. - INR 100/-

Entrance Exam

WBJEE

CAT

MAT

RET

Ranking

5th in University by NIRF 2019

12th for Overall by NIRF 2019

55th in University by Careers360

University of Calcutta Course fee structure

CourseFeesDuration
ME/MTech - Computer Science Engineering 3825 2 years
MCom - Commerce 1590 2 years
BE/BTech - Chemical Engineering 1913 4 years
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University of Calcutta Entrance exams required for Admission 2019

University of Calcutta Campus Facilities/Infrastructure

library
laboratory

Asked question

Q
How can I take admission in this University for msc biotechnology??
20-May-2019 04:48:54 asked by Priya Bhagat

Hi Priya Bhagat,
Admission process for M.Sc. Biotechnology:

  • Students has to appear for the common admission exam and secure valid score.
  • Final selection process to the programme will be based on the counselling process.
  • Minimum eligibility is that aspirant must have secured 50% score in B.Sc. in relevant subjects from any reputed board.
  • The fee will sum upto INR 14K approx.
Q
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

Q
Sir/Madam,I am a science graduate (passed in 2006 with MTM, PHYS & COMP) & could not carry honours in Math at Part-II).Thereafter, I have 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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Senate House,
87 /1 College Street
, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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