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University of Calcutta - Admission 2024, Fees, Courses, Placement, Ranking

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Updated on Mar 01, 2024 5:12PM IST

University of Calcutta Kolkata Latest Update

March 1, 2024 5:12 PM

Department of Environmental Science is providing the opportunity for an internship on ‘Mangrove Conservation’ in association with the Australian Alumni Grants Scheme (AAGS) of the Australian Consulate-General Chennai. Interested candidates can apply by March 10, 2024. 

February 22, 2024 10:50 AM

PhD Horticulture application 2024 is open and last date is March 20, 2024.

February 22, 2024 10:48 AM

MBA (HRD) admission 2024 is ongoing and the last date to apply is June 21, 2024.

February 16, 2024 4:51 PM

The university conducts the theoretical component of B.Com Semester V examinations 2023 (Under CBCS).

January 8, 2024 9:34 AM

University of Calcutta organizes M.A. English Semester IV Supplementary Examination.

January 8, 2024 9:34 AM

University of Calcutta conducts M.A. English Semester III Supplementary Examination.

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University of Calcutta Overview

Calcutta University Admissions 2023: The University of Calcutta admission 2023 schedule has been released for all the UG courses. BA LLB admit card has been released. The exam will be conducted on August 6, 2023.

The University of Calcutta NIRF ranking 2023 has been released. The Calcutta University ranking is 12 for the university category, 23 for overall and 35th for the research institution category as per NIRF Rankings 2023. Also, Calcutta University has been ranked in the rank band of 801-1000 by the QS World University Ranking 2023 and 1001-1200 by the Times World University Ranking 2023

The University of Calcutta, one of the famous universities in Kolkata, India, has constantly been catering to the educational needs of the students and accredited by the UGC (University Grants Commission) and NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). The number of the University of Calcutta campuses is 14, which are all located in Kolkata. Calcutta University has around 152 colleges/institutions affiliated with its banner. The University of Calcutta course list includes 50+ UG, PG, Diploma, certificate and PhD programmes. 

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University of Calcutta Highlights 2023

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Details

College Name

University of Calcutta

Established In 

January 24, 1857

Other Name

Calcutta University

Location

Kolkata, West Bengal

Number of Campuses

14

Accredited By 

NAAC

Recognised By 

UGC

NIRF 2022 Rank

8th in the university ranking

Main Campus Area

2.7 acres (approx.)

Address

Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal.

Phone Number

+91 33 2350 8386

+91 33 2350 1397

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7 Courses are offered by University of Calcutta

B.Tech

Exam Accepted:WBJEEWBJEE
Number of courses:12

BSc

Number of courses:2

MSc

Number of courses:35

M.Tech

Number of courses:15

MA

Number of courses:2

MCA

Number of courses:1

M.Phil

Number of courses:1

University of Calcutta Courses & Fees 2023

Calcutta University, since its inception, has followed the pattern and programmes prescribed by the University of London. All the University of Kolkata courses are UGC-approved. Aspiring students who wish to get in-depth knowledge of all the University of Calcutta courses and fees structure can follow the table mentioned below.

University of Calcutta Faculty of Science

ProgrammeCourseDepartmentCampus Name
Two Yr. M. Sc.PhysicsPhysicsRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc.Electronic ScienceElectronic Science
Two Yr. M. Sc.Computer ScienceComputer Science & EngineeringAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc.ChemistryChemistryRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc.Applied MathematicsApplied Mathematics
Two Yr. M. Sc.Human PhysiologyPhysiology
Two Yr. M. Sc.Biophysics & Molecular BiologyBiophysics & Molecular Biology
Two Yr. M. Sc.Pure MathematicsPure MathematicsTaraknath Palit Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc.BotanyBotany
Two Yr. M. Sc.ZoologyZoology
Two Yr. M. Sc.AnthropologyAnthropology
Two Yr. M. Sc.StatisticsStatistics
Two Yr. M. Sc.Applied GeologyGeology
Two Yr. M. Sc.MicrobiologyMicrobiology
Two Yr. M. Sc.BiochemistryBiochemistry
Two Yr. M. Sc.Marine ScienceMarine Science
Two Yr. M. Sc.BiotechnologyBiotechnology
Two Yr. M. Sc.GeneticsGenetics
Two Yr. M. Sc.NeuroscienceS. N. P. Centre for Neuroscience
Two Yr. M. Sc.Environmental ScienceEnvironmental Science
Two Yr. M. Sc.Atmospheric ScienceAtmospheric Science
Two Yr. M. Sc.Sports BiochemistrySports ScienceAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc.Sports NutritionSports Science
Two Yr. M. Sc.Exercise PhysiologySports Science
Two Yr. M. A./M. Sc.Applied PsychologyApplied PsychologyRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. A./M. Sc.PsychologyPsychology
Two Yr. M. A./M. Sc.GeographyGeographyTaraknath Palit Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. A./M. Sc.Human RightsAnthropology
One Yr. Post P.G. DiplomaSchool CounsellingApplied PsychologyRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Phil.Clinical PsychologyClinical Psychology Centre

University of Calcutta Faculty of Engineering & Technology

ProgrammeCourseDepartmentCampus Name
Four Yr. B. Tech.Chemical EngineeringChemical EngineeringRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Four Yr. B. Tech.Polymer Science & TechnologyPolymer Science & Technology
Four Yr. B. Tech.Electronics & Communication EngineeringRadio Physics & Engineering
Four Yr. B. Tech.Information TechnologyA. K. Chowdhury School of ITAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Four Yr. B. Tech.Computer Science & EngineeringComputer Science & Engineering
Four Yr. B. Tech.Electrical EngineeringApplied PhysicsRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Four Yr. B. Tech.Instrumentation EngineeringApplied Physics
Four Yr. B. Tech.Optics & OptoelectronicsApplied Optics & PhotonicsAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Four Yr. B. Tech.Chemical Technology with a specialisation in Ceramic EngineeringChemical TechnologyRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Four Yr. B. Tech.Chemical Technology with a specialisation in Oil TechnologyChemical Technology
Four Yr. B. Tech.Chemical Technology with specialisation in Petrochemicals & Petroleum Refinery Engg.Chemical Technology
Four Yr. B .Tech.Chemical Technology with a specialisation in Pharmaceutical Tech.Chemical Technology
Four Yr. B. Tech.Jute & Fibre TechnologyJute & Fibre TechnologyTaraknath Palit Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.Radio Physics & ElectronicsRadio Physics & EngineeringRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.VLSI DesignRadio Physics & Engineering
Two Yr. M. Tech.Computer Science & EngineeringComputer Science & EngineeringAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.Information TechnologyA. K. Chowdhury School of IT
Two Yr. M. Tech.Electrical EngineeringApplied PhysicsRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.Instrumentation & Control EngineeringApplied Physics
Two Yr. M. Tech.Optics & OptoelectronicsApplied Optics & PhotonicsAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.Biomedical InstrumentationApplied Optics & Photonics
Two Yr. M. Tech.Chemical EngineeringChemical EngineeringRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Tech.Polymer Science & TechnologyPolymer Science & Technology
Two Yr. M. Tech.Ceramic EngineeringChemical Technology
Two Yr. M. Tech.Oil TechnologyChemical Technology
Three Yr. M. Tech.Petrochemical & Petroleum Refinery EngineeringChemical Technology
Three Yr. M. Tech.Pharmaceutical TechnologyChemical Technology
Three Yr. M. Tech.Textile TechnologyJute & Fibre TechnologyTaraknath Palit Siksha Prangan
Three Yr. M. Tech.VLSI Design (Part-Time)Radio Physics & EngineeringRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Three Yr. M. Tech.Computer Engineering & Application (Part-Time)A. K. Chowdhury School of ITAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Three Yr. M. Tech.Electrical Engineering (Part-Time)Applied PhysicsRashbehari Sikhsha Prangan
Three Yr. M. Tech.Instrumentation Engineering (Part-Time)Applied Physics
Int. M. Tech. Ph. D.Astronomical InstrumentationApplied Optics & PhotonicsAcharya Prafullya Chandra Roy Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. MCAMasters of Computer Applications (MCA)A. K. Chowdhury School of IT

University of Calcutta Faculty of Agriculture

ProgrammeCourseDepartmentCampus Name
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)Plant PhysiologyPlant PhysiologyTaraknath Palit Siksha Prangan
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)Genetics & Plant BreedingGenetics & Plant Breeding
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)HorticultureHorticulture
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)AgronomyAgronomy
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)Seed Science & TechnologySeed Science & Technology
Two Yr. M. Sc. (Ag)Agriculture Chemistry & Soil ScienceAgriculture Chemistry & Soil Science

University of Calcutta Faculty of Fine Arts, Music & Home Science

ProgrammeCourseDepartmentCampus Name
Three Yr. B. Sc. (H)Food & NutritionHome ScienceV. L. College Campus
Three Yr. B. Sc. (H)Human Development
Two Yr. M. Sc.Food & Nutrition
Two Yr. M. Sc.Human Development
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University of Calcutta Important Dates 2023

The University of Calcutta has released the dates of several internal exams, entrance exams, admission dates and related activities. Aspiring students can check these dates in the table below.

Calcutta University Upcoming Dates 2023

EventsDates
PhD in Law Entrance Exam Dates (RET 2021-22)April 18-19, 2023
MBA (FM) Application WindowJanuary 10 – April 28, 2023
Admission to the PhD programme in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology – 2023 Last Date of Admission TestMay 02, 2023
Admission to the PhD programme in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology – 2023 Interview DateMay 10, 2023
MBA (HRD) Application Last DateJune 23, 2023
MTech Application WindowApril 6 – May 4, 2023
WBJEE 2023 Exam Date (BTech)April 30, 2023
Admission to the PhD programme in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology – 2023 Last Date of ApplicationApril 28, 2023
Last Date of Application for PhD in Marine ScienceApril 27, 2023
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University of Calcutta Admission process 2023

For UG programmes, University of Calcutta admission in Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech), for which a student has to clear the cutoff score of WBJEE by a good margin. Admission to BA, B.Sc & B.Com programs is based on marks in the qualifying degree, while admission to B.Li.Sc, Integrated B.Li.Sc and BA-LLB programs are based on the admission test conducted by the university.

Calcutta University PG admission 2023 to courses like M.Tech, M.Ed, and M.Sc admissions can be either based on the merits or through university interviews. In such a case, the candidate has to give the university entrance exam followed by an interview at its College Street campus. Though for some specialisations, a valid GATE score is also required. Also, for M.Tech in Pharmaceuticals & Fine Chemical Technology, a good GPAT score will be considered. For candidates applying for M.Phil & PhD, the Research Entrance Test (RET) score is considered, followed by an interview.

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University of Calcutta Cut Off 2023

The University of Calcutta B.Tech admission is done on the basis of scores obtained in WBJEE examination. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) Board conducts this exam every year and then releases the WBJEE exam results along with the WBJEE cut-offs for students who are seeking admission into colleges offering Calcutta University B.Tech programmes. University of Calcutta cutoff 2023 will be soon released. Till then, students can take a look at the table below to get an idea about the Calcutta University cut off 2022.

The University of Calcutta Cut Off 2022 WBJEE Round One (B.Tech/BE) for Home State

ProgrammeCategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
Optics & Optoelectronics (TFW)Tuition Fee Waiver28382838
Chemical EngineeringSC59409288
ST3104131041
OBC - A78727872
Open (PwD)3617936179
OBC - B23392339
Electronics & Communication Engineering (TFW)Tuition Fee Waiver11581158

The University of Calcutta Cut Off 2022 WBJEE Round One (B.Tech/BE) for All India

ProgrammeCategoryOpening RankClosing Rank
Chemical EngineeringOpen11911826
Polymer Science & Technology18433380
Optics & Optoelectronics15822348
Jute & Fibre Technology18326443
Information Technology563741
Ceramic Engineering, Oil Technology, Petrochem & Petro Refinery Engineering, Pharmaceutical & Fine Chemical Technology18873286
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University of Calcutta Placements

The University of Calcutta placements is provided by the university placement cell. Students who are in their final semester can register for the University of Calcutta placements and get help in campus placement. 

The University of Calcutta placement cell offers not only campus placements but also provides students with the opportunity to get selected in off-campus placements. Some of the Calcutta University recruiters are Genpact, Tata Motors, HSBC, Axis Bank, and more. Placements at Calcutta University saw a growth of 9% for PG courses this year. 

Calcutta University Placement Record 2022

ParticularsAverage Salary Package
PG DiplomaRs 5.40 Lakhs Per Annum
PGRs 9.20 Lakhs Per Annum
UGRs 9.17 Lakhs Per Annum
B.TechRs 9.20 Lakhs Per Annum

University of Calcutta Top Recruiters 2022

IDBI BankBank of IndiaTCSATUL LtdWorley
SRMB SteelAditya Birla GroupDeloittePolyrub Cooper Standard FTS Pvt LtdHindustan Unilever Ltd
Phillips Carbon Black LtdGenpactTata MotorsHSBCAxis Bank
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University of Calcutta Rankings 2023Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • Overall#23
  • University#12
  • Research#35

University of Calcutta Overall NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    60.22GOOD
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
    66.11GOOD
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
    42.3AVERAGE
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
    97.37Great
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    53.01GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    29.33AVERAGE

University of Calcutta University NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    61.14GOOD
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
    66.11GOOD
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
    42.3AVERAGE
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
    97.37Great
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    53.01GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    38.53AVERAGE

University of Calcutta Research NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    49.76AVERAGE
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    53.01GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    31.62AVERAGE
  • QNRStrong emphasis on research conducted using quantitative methods and data analysis.
    43.92AVERAGE
  • QLRFocus on research conducted using qualitative methods, including interviews, observations, and textual analysis.
    35.69AVERAGE
  • SFCActive involvement of both students and faculty in research activities.
    87.06Great

University of Calcutta Rankings 2023

The University of Calcutta ranked 12 in NIRF Ranking 2023 and 181 in the QS World University Ranking 2023. The Calcutta University ranking has always been considered a benchmark for the quality of education offered by the university. With its dedication towards catering finest educational facilities, the University of Calcutta has achieved excellent rankings by various agencies such as National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), QS World University Ranking, Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and many more. Students can check the University of Calcutta rankings in detail below. 

Calcutta University NIRF Ranking 2023

Category Ranking Score
University1261.14
Overall2360.22
Research Institutions3549.76

University of Calcutta Ranking 2023 -  QS World University Ranking 2023

CategoryRank 
World University Rankings801-1000
Asian University Rankings181 (Score - 28.6)
Calcutta University QS World University Ranking by Subject
Subject Rank 
Business and Economics 601 - 800
Computer Science801+
Engineering 801-1000
Life Sciences 601-800
Physical Sciences1001+
Social Science801+

Calcutta University Times Ranking 2023 - THE Rankings 2023

Category Ranking 
World University Rankings 20231001-1200
Impact Rankings 2023401-600

Calcutta University NIRF Ranking 2022 

Category Ranking 
University8
Overall15

The University of Calcutta Rankings 2022 by Other Agencies

Ranking AgenciesCalcutta University Rankings
Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2022401-500
India’s Best University Survey 20226
Decent Work & Economic Growth14
UniRank 202236
Shanghai Rankings 2022901-1000 (World Rank) and 9-14 (National/Regional Rank)

The University of Calcutta QS World University Rankings (year-wise)

YearRank
2012601+
2014701+
2015601-650
2016601-650
2017651-700
2018751-800
2019801-1000
2020801-1000
2021801-1000
2022801-1000
2023801-1000
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University of Calcutta Scholarships 2023

University of Calcutta has students who come from different financial background and seek for affordable higher education. Calcutta University offers excellent scholarships to students who are financial weak as well as for those who are meritorious. These Calcutta University scholarships are designed to help deserving students to pursue higher education. With around 84 scholarships offered by University of Calcutta, students are free to the scholarship that suits them. Below mentioned are some of the scholarships offered:

Hasimohon Kr. And  Tulsi Mani Kr. ScholarshipYogiraj Sri Sri Shyamacharan Lahiri Mahasay Scholarship
M.K. Sengupta Memorial PrizeGanada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship
Southeast Asia Subsistence FellowshipGurusaday Dutt Medal Fund

For more details on scholarships, students can check the University of Calcutta scholarship page.

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University of Calcutta Campus Facilities & Infrastructure

The University of Calcutta offers the best educational & learning facilities to students. The Calcutta University campus is well-equipped with a library, transportation facilities, laboratories, auditoriums, canteen, halls, and many more. Calcutta University has 14 campuses, including Asutosh Siksha Prangan, Taraknath Palit Siksha Prangan, B.T. Road Campus, Viharilal Home Science Campus, and University Health Service Goenka Hospital Diagnostic Research Centre.

More than ten lakh books are currently in the collection of the Calcutta University Library. Out of the total, up to 20 departmental libraries have collections with more than 15,000 books each. The Department of Law library has more than 85,000 books in hard copy. The collection excels in every area, focusing on business and commercial law, taxation, legal history and jurisprudence, and global business transactions. Under the UGC's INFLIBNET programme, the University of Calcutta Library has undergone computerisation and networking.

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University of Calcutta Awards and Collaborations

University of Calcutta Awards

The University of Calcutta has been honoured with the ‘Education Excellence Award 2021 by ZEE 24 Ghanta.

The University of Calcutta has been awarded the ‘Education Eminence Award 2021 by News 18 Bangla.

University of Calcutta Collaboration

The University of Calcutta has signed MoUs with 176 national and international universities worldwide. Below we have mentioned the University of Calcutta collaborations, which are more recent.

University of Calcutta MoUs

University Name

Country

Dagon University

Myanmar

Pittsburgh University

USA

Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG)

France

Headquarters Army Training Command, Shimla

India

South Asia InstituteSchool of Oriental & African Studies

UK

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University of Calcutta Contact Details

Aspiring students who need guidance regarding the admission process or wish to contact the CU for some other information can go through the table mentioned below for the University of Calcutta contact details

University of Calcutta Contact Information

Point Of Contact 

Contact Details

For M. Tech admission under the faculty of Engg. & Technology, University of Calcutta

Email: cuadmissionmtech@gmail.com

For M. Sc. / B. Tech. Admission under Faculty of Science, Engg. & Tech., Agri & Home Science Calcutta University including a few M.A. / M. Sc. courses like Geography, Psychology etc. except few M. Sc. courses like Economics, Museology etc.

Email: cuadmissionmscbtech@gmail.com

For U.G. Home Sc. in V.L. College Campus.

B. Sc. Hons in (i) Food & Nutrition (ii) Human Development.

Email: cuadmissionughomesc@gmail.com

For 1st year of four year B. Tech. Admission (for class 12 passed candidates).

Email: cuadmissionbtech@gmail.com

The phone number for general enquire

+91 33 2350 8386

+91 33 2350 1397

CU address

Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal.

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FAQs about University of Calcutta

When will the University of Calcutta PG admissions for 2023 begin?

Calcutta University PG admission 2023 for the M.Tech and MBA programme has begun. The university will soon release the schedule for admission to other PG courses. The University of Calcutta admission to the M.Tech programme is based on merit. Students can submit their application from April 6, 2023, to May 4, 2023. Also, students aspiring for MBA admission can submit their applications by June 23, 2023.

Is the University of Calcutta popular?

The University of Calcutta is one of the popular public state universities in India. It is recognised by University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University of Calcutta was ranked 8 among the top 100 universities in India by NIRF 2022. It also secured the 15th position in the overall category of NIRF 2022. Calcutta University is considered one of the best universities in Kolkata. 

 

What is the University of Calcutta ranking?

The University of Calcutta ranking as per QS World University Ranking 2023 is 181 in the ‘Asia’ region. As per the University of Calcutta NIRF ranking 2022, the university was ranked 8 in the university category and 15 in the overall category. It was also ranked in the first position by The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2022 and 6th by India’s Best University Survey 2022. 

 

Is the University of Calcutta under CUET?

No, the University of Calcutta is not under CUET and does not consider CUET scores for admission. University of Calcutta admission to various courses is based on Calcutta University Entrance Exam (CUEE) which is conducted by the university itself. The duration of CUEE is 2 hours 30 minutes and it is held once every year. 

 

How much is Calcutta University fees for UG courses?

The University of Calcutta fees for UG courses range from Rs 40,500 to Rs 3,51,000. For example, the University of Calcutta fee structure for BA (Hon.s) is Rs 64,000, for B.Sc is Rs 3,46,000 and for BA is Rs 3, 51, 000. 

 

Is the University of Calcutta good for Engineering?

The University of Calcutta is considered good for pursuing B.Tech and M.Tech. It offers good teaching facilities, faculty and placement opportunities at a minimal fee to its students. B.Tech courses at the University of Calcutta were started in 2015 and since then the department has shown amazing growth. Almost 100% placement was achieved by the CSE department. Highly experienced teachers who are alumni of prestigious institutions such as IIT, and NIT are faculty members of the department of Engineering at CU.

Does the University of Calcutta offer good placements to students?

Yes, the University of Calcutta provides good placement opportunities. During the University of Calcutta placements 2022, around 652 UG students, 4,342 PG and 32 Integrated PG students have been placed as per the NIRF report 2023. The average package offered to UG (3 years) students was Rs 9.17 LPA, for UG (4 years) courses such as B.Tech was Rs 9.20 LPA and for Integrated PG (5 years) courses such as BA LLB was Rs 7.84 LPA. 

 

Does the University of Calcutta have a hostel facility for women?

Yes, the University of Calcutta provides hostel facilities for women and men. CU hostel fee structure for hostlers is mentioned below.

Admission fee 

Rs  200/- (for one month) 

Seat rent

Rs  200/- per month

Utensil fee

Rs 10/- per month

Furniture fee

Rs 10/- per month

Electricity charge

Rs 80/- per month

Caution deposit (refundable)

Rs 500/- (one-time)

What is the University of Calcutta admission process?

Admission at the university is based on the University of Calcutta Entrance Examination (CUEE) for most of the UG and PG courses like B.Mus, BA LLB, M.COM, BBA Hons., BFA, MA, M.Com and many others. Admission to a few courses is based on the candidate’s performance in the last qualifying examination. University of Calcutta admission to courses such as MCA, B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Phil and Ph.D is based on marks scored in entrance exams such as WBJEE, JECA, SITEEE, NET, SET, etc

Who are the top recruiters at the University of Calcutta placements?

Some of the top recruiters at the University of Calcutta placements are IDBI Bank, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, K & A Securities, Bandhan Microfinance, Reliance Industries Ltd, Aditya Birla Group, Deloitte, TCS, Berger Paints India Limited, Hindustan Unilever Ltd, West Bengal Chemicals Industries Ltd and many others. 

 

How to check Calcutta University results?

Students can check out their Calcutta Univertsity results by following the below metioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official exam website of CU at CUExam.net or the official website of CU at www.caluniv.ac.in. 

Step 2: Click on the ‘Result’ button on the left and choose your programme

Step 3: Enter your roll number and captcha and press ‘Submit’. 

The University of Calcutta result will be displayed on the screen.

 

What is the University of Calcutta contact number?

The University of Calcutta contact number for the college street campus is 033 – 2241 0071 / 4984. The main campus of CU is located at H9G7+267, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073.  A list of CU contact numbers for major administrative officers is given below for reference. 

Vice Chancellor

2241-0071, Extn.-204

Registrar

+913322410074

Controller of Examinations

9831135983

Accounts Officer

2241-0071, Extn.-409

Admission Helpline 

9062356574 / 8276007220 

How to register for the University of Calcutta?

In order to register for Calcutta University admission 2023, follow the steps below. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of the University of Calcutta.

Step 2: Click the ‘ New Admission’ button on the home page. 

Step 3: Click on the ‘New Applicant?

Step 4: Create a ‘New Account’ button. 

Step 5: Create a password, fill in the details and submit. 

The applicant will receive an email on the registered email id will all the credentials such as user name, password and OTP.

 

How to obtain a migration certificate from the University of Calcutta?

Collect a migration certificate application form from the concerned department of the University of Calcutta. Fill out the form and attach the required documents. Pay the requisite fees (about Rs 200) in a university challan or bank draft. The university will issue the migration certificate within seven working days if there is no complicacy.

Does the University of Calcutta offer scholarships?

Yes, the University of Calcutta offers more than 84 different scholarships to students pursuing higher education in various subjects. Some of the Calcutta University scholarships are Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial  Studentship (Bengali, Philosophy), Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship (Sanskrit), Nalinakhya Dutta Stipend (Pali), Ganada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship (Bengali), Hasimohon Kr. And  Tulsi Mani Kr. Scholarship (BA), Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship (Economics), Dr Hensi Stephen Scholarship (English), and many more.

Who established the University of Calcutta and when?

The University of Calcutta also known as Calcutta University was established on January 24, 1857, by Alexander Duff. It is a state public university located in Kolkata, West Bengal. CU is considered one of the best state research universities in India. It is considered the oldest multidisciplinary and European-style institution in Asia. The University of Calcutta is recognised by the University Grants Commission and accredited with an ‘A+’ grade by the  National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Name the entrance exams accepted by the University of Calcutta.

The University of Calcutta accepts various entrance examinations for admission to UG, PG and Doctoral programmes. The exams accepted by Calcutta University with courses are mentioned in a tabular form below.

Courses Offered 

Entrance Exam Accepted 

B.Tech

WBJEE, JELET

M.Tech

GATE

MCA

WB JECA

MBA

CAT, MAT, JEMAT 

M.Phil

UGC CET/CSIR NET

PhD

UGC CET/CSIR NET

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University of Calcutta Reviews

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BETHUNE COLLEGE | UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA overall review
By ARPITA DUTTA
Feb 28, 2024 7:17:29
4.5

Overall: This is great place to learn all the necessary skills in the terms of technology and others. The top Recruiting companies like Infosys, Wipro etc. visit our college for students placement.

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University Of Calcutta overall review
By Sutapa Haldar
Feb 28, 2024 11:36:54
5

Overall: The result of this college is good. Study goes well in my college. the college is kept clean. The college does not provides high fess. This college is very big.

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University of Calcutta overall review
By Soham Chakraborty
Feb 28, 2024 10:09:19
4.5

Overall: The thing I like the most is its family like atmosphere. Teachers are always ready to help their students in every possible way. i like this college.

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Great learning experience in University
By Shivani Kanojiya
Feb 28, 2024 0:01:01
3.5

Overall: They have quite big campus. Good hostel facilities for the outsiders. They also provide major projects and has 6 months internships after the courses. I have overall good experience with cooperative support and fantastic placement services.

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University of Calcutta [overall review]
By Sandeepan Mitra
Feb 27, 2024 0:56:57
3

Overall: it is very good university ..it give many more opportunity to students to explore its future. this university has great environment good faculty having execllent teaching skill.

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priyal Babbar, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Oct-23-2023
Hi there, LPU offers M Com program. The admission at LPU has begun. You can kickstart the admission process by getting yourself registered on the LPU website and booking LPUNEST slot. You can even take provisional admission, however, you need to fulfill the eligibility conditons at the time of admission next year. Good Luck
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priyal Babbar, Student / Alumni

-Answered on June-26-2023
LPUNEST (M.Tech.) Lovely Professional University is conducting National Entrance and Scholarship Test (LPUNEST) for M.Tech. aspirants. Since its inception in 2009, more than 75,000 students are appearing in this exam (LPUNEST) every year. The LPUNEST exam offers convenient choices to candidates: online remotely proctored from Home (Recommended by the university, based on available resources.LPU offers M Tech in M. Tech. (Design)M.Tech (Biotechnology) [1+1 with International Credit Transfer Option]M.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)M.Tech. (Automobile Engineering)M.Tech. (Biotechnology)M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering)M.Tech. (Computer Science and Engineering) (By Research) [1+1 with international credit transfer option] in tie up with Southern Federal UniversityM.Tech. (Construction Management)M.Tech. (Data Science and Analytics)M.Tech. (Electronics and Communication Engineering)M.Tech. (Food Technology)M.Tech. (Information Security and Cyber Forensics)M.Tech. (Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence)M.Tech. (Power Systems)M.Tech. (Robotics)M.Tech. (Structural Engineering)M.Tech. (Thermal Engineering)M.Tech. (Transportation Engineering)M.Tech. (VLSI Design)
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priyal Babbar, Student / Alumni

-Answered on June-17-2023
Brewing the scientist by provoking the doing by yourself approach. The learner has to do a unique three term thesis keeping in mind the research centricity, for which the program has been chosen. Eligibility Criteria at LPU is Pass with 60% aggregate marks in B.Sc. (Agriculture) or B.Sc. (Agriculture) (Hons.) or B.Sc. (Biotechnology) (Hons.) (4 years) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST*.
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riya, Student / Alumni

-Answered on May-27-2023
Lovely Professional University is best university for MBA. They gave great placement and business opportunities to the students there is 100% placements in the university. And help the students in their business ideas I am a student of LPU and LPU is helping me grow as a person and career wise also, they are making me a better person as a whole. # Fees: So, the fees for MBA program is 190000 per semester but there is scholarship on the basis of entrance test that is Lpunest , national level exams like CAT, MAT, XAT., financial aid like need basis, defence basis and many more. If you still think that fees is little to high then there is a facility of student loan facility and you can do part time job side by side to recover the amount and to helping your parents. #Tie up Programmes: There is tie up programmes are there in MBA like MBA in financial markets tie-up with NSE, MBA in supply chain and logistic in tie up with safeguard and three specific specialisation courses MBA in hospital and healthcare management, international business and tourism and hospitality. #Placement: There is plenty of placement are there for management students and they have so many options are there to work in like banking, insurance, taxes, law and so on and if I talk about the salary packages the highest salary package in 21lacs average salary package is 6.37lacs.
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Aditi Shrivastava, Student / Alumni

-Answered on May-23-2023
Dear Student, the process for the University of Calcutta admission depends upon the course chosen. The university offers direct admission which is based on merit to most of the UG and PG courses such as BA, B.Sc and B.Com, M.Sc, M.Ed, etc. Calcutta University also conducts and accepts entrance exams for admission to some courses. The university releases detailed information regarding admission every year. You must go through the admission criteria and procedure to resolve your query.

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