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Calcutta University Highlights 2023

The University of Calcutta, also known as Calcutta University was established in 1857 and is one of the first multidisciplinary and Western-style foundations in Asia. Calcutta University is a public state University that is accredited with a Grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The University of Calcutta has been ranked 8 under the University category by NIRF 2022. The University offers students a wide choice of 150+ courses at both UG and PG levels in the fields of Arts, Commerce, Science, Management, Technology, and many more. It also offers PhD, certificate and diploma courses.

Calcutta University has signed MOUs with leading national and international universities and institutes such as Pittsburgh University USA, Leeds Business School UK, Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG) France and Bose Institute Kolkata. Other than this, the University offers merit-based and need-based scholarships to eligible students, and some of which include the Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship, Dr. Hensi Stephen Scholarship, Uma Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship and Abhirit Raha Memorial Scholarship. The key highlights of Kolkata University are presented below:

Particulars Statistics

Establishment year | Ownership

1857 | Public

Campus size

2.7 acre

Accreditations

NAAC

Rankings (2022)

Ranked 8 under the University category by NIRF

No. of campuses

12+

Types of scholarships offered

Merit-based, Need-based

Top recruiters

TCS, Godrej, IBM, A&D, Line, ITC, Amazon, and Horlicks

Calcutta University Courses and Fees 2023

Calcutta University offers UG, PG and doctoral-level programmes in the fields of Humanities, Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Technology, Engineering, etc. Calcutta University admission for some courses is based on merit and for some is based on the valid scores in the entrance exam. Candidates can check the courses offered at Calcutta University along with the eligibility criteria and selection process in the table provided below:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
B.Sc.(505 Courses)
INR 1.02 K - 3.46 L
(for 3-5 years)
10+2 : 30-80 %
Exams : CBSE 12th
M.Sc.(72 Courses)
INR 2.3 K - 1.68 L
(for 2-5 years)
10+2 : 55-60 %
Graduation : 40-55 %
B.A.(789 Courses)
INR 600 - 3.51 L
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 30-85 %
M.A.(61 Courses)
INR 2.4 K - 94.76 K
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 40-55 %
B.Com(139 Courses)
INR 720 - 2.66 L
(for 3 years)
10+2 : 30-60 %
B.E. / B.Tech(18 Courses)
INR 30.83 K - 40.5 K
(for 3-4 years)
10+2 : 45-60 %
B.Ed(11 Courses)
INR 27.4 K - 1.17 L
(for 1 year-2 years)
-
MBA/PGDM(9 Courses)
INR 16.51 K - 5.9 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 50 %
B.A. LL.B.(9 Courses)
INR 8.82 K - 3.22 L
(for 5 years)
10+2 : 45 %
M.Com(10 Courses)
INR 2.4 K - 1.28 L
(for 2 years)
Graduation : 40 %

Calcutta University Cutoff 2021

Calcutta University has released the draft list and provisional merit list 2021 for various programmes such as MSc, MA, MCom and MBA. The Cutoff list is prepared basis overall score of candidates in the qualifying examination. The course-wise Calcutta University PG merit list 2021 details are presented below:

Course Merit list
MBA Merit List 2021 MBA_Financial_Management_Merit_List
MCom Draft Merit List A MCom_Draft_Merit_List_A_2021
MCom Draft Merit List B MCom_Draft_Merit_List_B
MA Provisional Merit List A 315 MA_Provisional_Merit_List_A_315
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Calcutta University Scholarships 2023

Calcutta University offers around 80+ scholarships that include need and merit-based scholarships. The list of a few scholarships offered by Calcutta University is presented below:

Name Subject

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

Bhunath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship

Fine Arts & Sculpture

Political Science Reunion 94 Scholarship

Political Science

Ruplekha Nandy Memorial Scholarship

Bengali & Sanskrit

Asok Kr. Saha Trustee Scholarship

Bengali

Need cum Merit Scholarship

Economics

Uma Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship

Food & Nutrition

Kalyan Sarkar Memorial Scholarship

Bengali

Anil Basak Memorial Scholarship

Economics & Sociology

Calcutta University Reviews (Showing 5 of 4276 reviews)

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.0

Based on 3584 Verified Reviews

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3.4
Infrastructure
4.0
Faculty & Course Curriculum
4.2
Crowd & Campus Life
4.0
Value for Money
4.2
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Debasish Paul | B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics - Batch of 2023
Reviewed on 16 Aug 2021
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4.6
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
I recommend students take admission to this college.

Placements: It is an autonomous college, so there are no placements in this college. Many students get an internship every year in different reputed companies. It is one of the best colleges in Kolkata. It has its own fame all over the Bengal. Overall, it is amazing.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure of our department is very good. The college has its own library containing many different types of books. There are four hostels, and all hostels are good. There is also a canteen. The food provided in the hostels is delicious...

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Subhashree Saha | B.Sc. (Hons.) in Statistics - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 15 Sep 2021
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4.2
Placements 3 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 4
Best government college in Kolkata.

Placements: Though companies like TCS, cognizant come to our college for recruitment, most of the students are really not interested in placements as most opt for higher studies. Some who get placed are offered around 3-4 lpa. In statistics field, the jobs offered are mostly of analyst roles.

Infrastructure: The statistics department is well-equipped with a fully air conditioned computer lab. The college campus and the atmosphere is really beautiful and has a very peaceful environment. The library is well stocked with every...

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Srestha Chakraborty | B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 13 Mar 2021
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5.0
Placements 5 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
It is one of the best government colleges in West Bengal.

Placements: Around 95% of the students get placements from our college. The average salary package offered here was 4 LPA. TCS, Infosys and Wipro are the top recruiting companies in our college. Most of the students are not interested in placements. They want to opt for higher studies, i.e., masters and PhD.

Infrastructure: Our college doesn't have a hostel facility, but the mess or paying guest facility is available. None of the students needs to buy any book for courses as our library facility is quite good and equipped w...

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Nivedita Chatterjee | Masters in Social Welfare (MSW) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020
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4.4
Placements 5 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
MSW at IISWBM- Worth making a Choice.

Placements: 100% placement for the last session students. The highest package last year went to 12lac per annum, the average was between 5-5.5lac and the lowest package was 3.5lac. Piramal Foundation, L&T, Hope Foundation, Hulladek are few companies. 100% internship in companies like Aditya Birla Group, L&T, Hope Foundation, Tech Mahindra Foundation, SAIL.

Infrastructure: 24hrs Wi-Fi, electricity and water with well maintained, clean and hygienic hostel facilities. The Mess food is also above average, compared to other hos...

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Pritish Narayan | Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020
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3.4
Placements 3 Infrastructure 3 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 3 Value for Money 4
Faculty members are good but infrastructure and placement is average.

Placements: We are in 1st year right now but our seniors got decent placement. But till date, we have not got a summer internship. Most of my friends from different colleges got internship so as per my opinion placement in our college is average. Many big companies came for placement like HUL, HDFC, etc.

Infrastructure: Infrastructure of our college is average. Classrooms are good. Library is sufficient for students. College doesn't provide Wi-Fi facility we have to use our own internet. I don't stay in a hostel so I can't ...

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Calcutta University Rankings 2022

Calcutta University rankings are as follows:

Organisation (Year) Category Rank

NIRF 2022

University

8

NIRF 2022

Overall

15

Calcutta University Ranking for Mass Communication & Media

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Calcutta University Admission Dates 2023

Calcutta University admission 2023 for some courses is based on merit and for some is based on the valid scores in the entrance exam. The mode of application at the University of Calcutta is online/offline depending upon the nature of the course. The key Calcutta University admission dates 2023 are presented below:

Events Dates

WBJEE 2023 registration start & end date

23 Dec '22 to 20 Jan '23

WBJEE 2023 exam 30 Apr '23

Calcutta University Infrastructure

Calcutta University campus is sprawling over an area of 2.7 acres. The university has classrooms, library, hostels, and cafeterias. Some of the campus facilities include:

  • A fully Wi-Fi campus
  • Well-equipped Conference hall and Seminar hall.
  • Library and full-time internet connectivity
  • Hostels facility for boys & girls
  • Moot Court (Law)
    Library
    Cafeteria
    Hostel
    Sports Complex
    Gym
    Hospital / Medical Facilities
    Shuttle Service
    Auditorium
    Labs
    Others

Calcutta University Notable Alumni

The alumni of Calcutta University are placed across different sectors such as Human Resources, Business Development, Engineering, Marketing, and Politics, among others. Some of the notable alumni of Calcutta University are as follows:

Alumni Name Alumni Photograph
Manna Dey: Prabodh Chandra Dey, known by his stage name. Manna Dey was an internationally acclaimed and celebrated Indian playback singer, music director, and musician.
Mithun Chakraborty: Mithun Chakraborty is an Indian actor, producer and politician who predominantly worked in Hindi and Bengali language films. He is a former Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament. He is the recipient of two Filmfare Awards and three National Film Awards. He has done his graduation from Scottish Church College.

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Calcutta University Course-Wise Affiliated Colleges

Calcutta University has 150+ affiliated colleges according to the information available on the official website of CU. Further, the University of Calcutta has different departments of study in the fields of Education, Arts, Commerce, Law, Engineering Journalism, Library Science and Agriculture. The course-wise list of departments and affiliated colleges of Calcutta University is mentioned in the table below:

Calcutta University Departments / Affiliated Colleges

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Calcutta University Collaborations

Calcutta University has collaborated with the following universities and organisations:

Calcutta University Collaborations
Dagon University Pittsburgh University Emory University
Leeds Business School University of Strathclyde University of Brussels
Clalusthal University Humboldt University University of Koln

Calcutta University News & Updates

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Calcutta University FAQs

Q. Is Calcutta University prestigious?

A. The University of Calcutta, also known as Calcutta University was established in 1857 and is one of the first multidisciplinary and Western-style foundations in Asia. The University of Calcutta has been ranked 8 under the University category by NIRF 2022. Calcutta University is a public state University that is accredited with a Grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Q. What is the rank of Calcutta University?

A. Calcutta University has been ranked 8 under the University category by NIRF 2022. Under the ‘Overall’ category, the university has been ranked 15 by the NIRF in 2022. University of Calcutta is a public state University that is accredited with a Grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Q. Is CU good for placements?

A. Calcutta University has not released the 2022 placement details yet. However, the NIRF report 2022 is out. According to the report, 532 UG and 4,442 PG students were placed during Calcutta University placements 2021. The median package offered to UG (3 years) students was INR 9.22 LPA, whereas, for BTech and BA LLB courses, the median package stood at INR 9.03 LPA and INR 8.29 LPA, respectively. Further, the median package for PG courses ranged between INR 5.30 LPA and INR 9.76 LPA.

Q. Is Calcutta University government or private?

A. Calcutta University is a public state University that is accredited with a Grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Established in 1857, Calcutta University is one of the first multidisciplinary and Western-style foundations in Asia. The University of Calcutta has been ranked 8 under the University category by NIRF 2022.

Q. Does the University of Calcutta offer hostel facilities to its students?

A. Calcutta University campus is sprawling over an area of 2.7 acres. The university has classrooms, library, hostels, and cafeterias. Some of the campus facilities include:
  • A fully Wi-Fi campus
  • Well-equipped Conference hall and Seminar hall.
  • Library and full-time internet connectivity
  • Hostels facility for boys & girls

Q. Does Calcutta University offer scholarships?

A. Calcutta University offers around 80+ scholarships that include need and merit-based scholarships. Some of the scholarships are as follows:
  • Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial Studentship
  • Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship
  • Ganada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship
  • Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship
  • Uma Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship

Q. What is the application process for Calcutta University?

A. In order to get admission at Calcutta University, students need to fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria for particular courses. After that, students must fill an online application form on the University's official website. The Calcutta University application process is explained in the steps below: Step 1: Visit the official website of Calcutta University and tap on the admission link. Step 2: Register with basic details and generate login credentials. Step 3: Using login credentials, fill out the application form in the given slots with all required information such as personal and educational details. Step 4: Complete the application process by submitting the document and paying an adequate amount of the application fee.

Q. How can I get admission at Calcutta University?

A. Admission to UG courses is mainly merit-based while for some other courses, the University accepts state-level entrance exams such as WBJEE or national-level exams such as JEE Main and CAT. Further, the university also conducts its in-house entrance exam, i.e., Calcutta University Entrance Exam. Aspiring students first need to qualify the respective entrance exams and then fill the application form.

Q. Who are the notable alumni of Calcutta University?

A. The notable alumni of Calcutta University include Swami Vivekananda, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Bankimchandra Chatterjee, Meghnad Saha, and many more.

Comments

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I Completed B.Com (General) with 64% can I eligible for M.com Regular course In Calcutta University?

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THanniru Vamsi dhar

Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

Yes, you are eligible for M.Com with 64% in Calcutta University.

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.Com. (Hons.) in Marketing at Calcutta University.

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varun balakrishnan

Contributor-Level 6

2 weeks ago

Hi Simon Saha !
A candidate taking up B.Com. Honours Course in a subject must have obtained: i. A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying examination.

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Hariprasad Venkatesh

Beginner-Level 5

3 weeks ago

It is around 55 to 60 percentage of the minimum marks to pursue bcom

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com. ) at Calcutta University?

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palak mahajan

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

The cutoff information for B.Com at Calcutta University is around -
For General Category - 767 opening & 1599 closing ranks
For OBC / SC / Category - 1809 opening & 2856 closing ranks

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I completed my BCOM in pass from calcutta university in 1999 with 36% and in 2014 I did my MBA in distance from SMU, m.com can be done

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

2 months ago

Hi saptarshiIGNOU offers distance learning.It has two admission cycles for all the programs. 1) January cycle 2) July Cycle.for July 2020 cycle admission last date is Sep 30, 2020. ie today. So hurry up!!!!Instruction to Fill Application Form OnlineIf you are a first time applicant you are advise...Hi saptarshi
IGNOU offers distance learning.
It has two admission cycles for all the programs. 1) January cycle 2) July Cycle.
for July 2020 cycle admission last date is Sep 30, 2020. ie today. So hurry up!!!!
Instruction to Fill Application Form Online
If you are a first time applicant you are advised to click the available programme tab on the homepage of the Online Admission System and select the desired programme and carefully read the details of programme including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc.
You are also requested to download the Common Prospectus and read carefully the Rules of the University (Section 06) as mentioned in the common prospectus. You may also read sections 1, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13.Click on the button NEW REGISTRATION that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.Remember, while choosing your UserName it must be between 8 to 16 characters.While choosing your password it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters long.After filling the mandatory information click the "SUBMIT" button.Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail and SMS.
Remember your Username and Password for subsequent login.
If you have already registered i.e you are an existing user click the "LOGIN" button.
Before proceeding for filling the form online the applicant must have the following:-Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB)Scanned copy of Age Proof (less than 200 KB)Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 200 KB)
Fee can be paid by following methods:
Credit Card (Master/Visa)
Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
Net Banking
It is suggested to scan documents from your originals. Once you have uploaded the document, click the next button you will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.
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Abantika Mukherjee

Contributor-Level 6

2 months ago

IGNOU offers distance learning.It has two admission cycles for all the programs. 1) January cycle 2) July Cycle.for July 2020 cycle admission last date is Sep 30, 2020.. ie today. So hurry up!!!!Instruction to Fill Application Form OnlineIf you are a first time applicant you are advised to click ...IGNOU offers distance learning.
It has two admission cycles for all the programs. 1) January cycle 2) July Cycle.
for July 2020 cycle admission last date is Sep 30, 2020.. ie today. So hurry up!!!!
Instruction to Fill Application Form Online
If you are a first time applicant you are advised to click the available programme tab on the homepage of the Online Admission System and select the desired programme and carefully read the details of programme including eligibility criteria, fee details, duration, etc.
You are also requested to download the Common Prospectus and read carefully the Rules of the University (Section 06) as mentioned in the common prospectus. You may also read sections 1, 7, 8, 9, 12 and 13.Click on the button NEW REGISTRATION that appears in the applicant login area and fill the required registration details.Remember, while choosing your UserName it must be between 8 to 16 characters.While choosing your password it must be alphanumeric and between 8 to 16 characters long.After filling the mandatory information click the "SUBMIT" button.Your username will be instantly sent to you via e-mail and SMS.
Remember your Username and Password for subsequent login.
If you have already registered i.e you are an existing user click the "LOGIN" button.
Before proceeding for filling the form online the applicant must have the following:-Scanned Photograph (less than 100 KB)Scanned Signature (less than 100 KB)Scanned copy of Age Proof (less than 200 KB)Scanned copy of relevant Educational Qualification (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of Experience Certificate (if any) (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC (less than 200 KB)Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line(less than 200 KB)
Fee can be paid by following methods:
Credit Card (Master/Visa)
Debit Card (Master/Visa/Rupay)
Net Banking
It is suggested to scan documents from your originals. Once you have uploaded the document, click the next button you will get the Form preview option. Save/Print your form for future reference.

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I want to know about the latest cutoff information for B.Sc. (Hons.) in Food and Nutrition at Calcutta University.

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Sai Kiran

Contributor-Level 7

a month ago

A candidate will be selected to take up B.Sc food and nutrition course only if he/she has passed the chemistry in previous qualifying exams and further need to take it as one of the elective subjects respectively
Student needs to score minimum 50% of the exam

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Arjun Yadav

Contributor-Level 6

a month ago

Admission in Calcutta university Food and Nutrition is based on 12th marks.
Minimum Eligibility criteria is-
Class 12 pass with Chemistry and minimum 50% aggregate and 55% in Chemistry

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