University of Calcutta

Kolkata, West Bengal

Do you know 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.

 

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

What is the fee structure of courses Offered by University of Calcutta?

Course Fees Duration
ME/MTech - Computer Science Engineering 3825 2 years
MCom - Commerce 1590 2 years
BE/BTech - Chemical Engineering 1913 4 years

Are there Entrance examination Required for Admission in University of Calcutta?

How is campus Facilities & Infrastructure in University of Calcutta?

University of Calcutta library
University of Calcutta laboratory

What is the Calcutta University admission procedure & eligibility?

Get More Details About Admission

Calcutta University Photo Gallery

Ask Question From Student / Alumni

Ria Beraasked on 25-Jun-2019 11:15:06
May i get direct admission in CU without giving any entrance examination with 55.75%?
Priya Bhagatasked on 20-May-2019 04:48:54
How can I take admission in this University for msc biotechnology?

Prabhat Kumar
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.
Abshar Khanasked on 21-Mar-2019 01:09:03
Sir i want to know about the housing for girls

Prabhat Kumar
replied on 19-Jan-2018 07:11:03

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

Ritesh kumar sahasked on 18-Jul-2018 09:59:56
What is process of admition in b.tech ,can i got admsn on jee main rank
Ritesh kumar sahasked on 18-Jul-2018 09:56:53
Guide me

Calcutta University Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

N/A

Email ID:

N/A

Address:

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

Interested in University of Calcutta