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Jadavpur University (JU): Courses, Rankings, Admission 2024, Fees, Placements

  • Public/Government University
  • Estd. 1955
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Q:   Is Jadavpur University private or government?


Established in 1955, Jadavpur University is a government university. It is a member of the Association of India Universities (AIU) and has been accredited by the NAAC with a Grade ‘A’. Established in 1955, Jadavpur University is a state-level university. The university has 36 departments that collectively offer more than 130 courses at UG, PG, and doctoral levels. In case students are interested, they can apply for the respective courses by visiting the official website of the university.


Q:   Is Jadavpur University still worth it in 2024, considering the increasing intake?


Jadavpur University is one of the top public universities in India. Over the years, many students have graduated from the university and excelled in their respective fields. The high rankings of the university are testimony to its quality education and relevance in the present times.  The university has increased its intake to cater to a broader set of students, but this has not affected the university’s quality of teaching and placement numbers. NIRF has ranked it among the top 5 universities in the country. In 2023, Jadavpur University concluded its placements for the BE CSE programme by successfully placing 94% of the students in top companies such as Google, Microsoft, Texas Industries, Samsung, etc.


Q:   With increasing admission intake at JU Kolkata, how will it impact the placements for outstation students, considering the cost and ROI?


Jadavpur University has consistently witnessed good placement numbers. As per the Shiksha verified reviews the university is rated 4.2/5 for placements. The increased admission intake has not affected the ROI of the university. In 2023, the median package offered to BTech and M.Tech students stood at INR 10 LPA and INR 9.1 LPA, respectively. Further, the the highest and average package offered during Jadavpur University CSE department placements in 2023 stood at INR 50.5 LPA and INR 23.7 LPA, respectively. The placement opportunities are offered purely on the basis of merit and skills of the students. Also, the increased admission intake has no significant impact on the opportunities the university creates for students. 


Q:   Is Jadavpur University under CUET?


There is no official notification from Jadavpur University, which indicates that the admission will be accepting CUET. However, candidates with a CUET score are still eligible to apply. Candidates just need to ensure that they fulfill the required course-specific eligibility requirements. For complete details about the Jadavpur University courses, Click Here.


Q:   How can I get admission to MSc at Jadavpur University?


Jadavpur University MSc admission is entrance-based. The seat allotment is carried out based on the candidates score in the entrance exam. Interested students need to visit the University’s official website to apply online. It is advised that the aspirants ensure they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for the course. The admission process starts in the month of April/May.


Jadavpur University Admission Process and Important Dates 2024

B.E. / B.Tech Admissions 2024

24 Courses3 years-5 years
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  • 10+2 with 45% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: WBJEE
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Jul '24
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Hemansh Bhardwaj

Updated on Jun 12, 2024

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