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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

Live Application Form 2020

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 2020

University of Calcutta Campus Facilities/Infrastructure

library
laboratory
Live SRMJEE B.Tech Application Form 2020

Reviews

Asked question

B Pravallikaasked on 04-Sep-2019 09:49:24
Direct admission

replied on 02-Dec-2019 07:30:43

University of Calcutta admission for B.Sc will be as per the marks obtained by the candidates in 10+2 or HSC. The selection of students to the B.Sc course will be on the merit based. Fill the application form on the university website for the B.Sc. course. According to that admission will be done and merit list of the student will be displayed on the website itself.

The minimum eligibility needed is to have bachelor degree of B.Sc. of 3 years duration. In the University of Calcutta admission process will have counselling conducted at the University for preparing the merit list.

Md. Sanzid Hasanasked on 07-Jul-2019 10:28:52
Is there any seat for international students?
Swaleha firadausiaasked on 05-Jul-2019 02:49:05
Can I get direct admission in Calcutta university
Ria Beraasked on 25-Jun-2019 11:15:06
May i get direct admission in CU without giving any entrance examination with 55.75%?

replied on 03-Dec-2019 11:57:51

Since University of Calcutta is a public state university so the admission for the B.Tech is through WBJEE only. The college does not accepts any kind of direct admission or entertain any kind of management quota admission.  

Priya Bhagatasked on 20-May-2019 04:48:54
How can I take admission in this University for msc biotechnology?

replied on 20-May-2019 07:50:09

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.
Shib Sankar Sarkarasked on 18-Jan-2018 12:47:08
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.

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

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