Jadavpur University, Calcutta

8.3 / 10

Based on 70 Student Reviews

About Jadavpur University, Calcutta

Jadavpur University, Calcutta is one of the most prestigious colleges in the Country. It is recognized all over the world for providing quality education in the field of Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering and Law. The campus is located in the hearts of the city. As per NIRF rankings, the University is ranked 6th in 'University', 12th in 'Engineering' and 13th 'overall'.Jadavpur University has collaborated with Spoken Tutorial (ST), IIT Bombay as Knowledge Partner. It facilitates various workshops and other learning opportunities for the overall development of the students. The University facilitates various undergraduate, postgraduate as well as PhD courses. 

The institution aims to promote and pursue higher education by linking the traditionally separated subjects in light of the ever-changing global scenario. The institution is known to explore new dimensions of academic administration which are free of bureaucratic impediments. The institution has aimed to set up a role model for academic leadership. The institution is currently focussing on strengthening the existing teaching system so that they can avail of an advanced level of research. The institution is introducing new dimensions in emerging courses and other areas of studies. The institution is improving the quality of education by using digital aids and modern electronics. There are transdisciplinary research and development through schools and centres.

Jadavpur University today is an internationally recognised the premier university of India. The institution is an urban university which has a global perspective and is completely dedicated to creating leaders who will contribute to fashion a more humane and just world. The institution programmes are designed towards achieving excellence in education so that they can extend the benefits of improved technology to society as a whole. Jadavpur University Admissions are for Arts, Science and Engineering departments and the admission process is completely merit-based and the set-cutoffs.

Now Jadavpur University has successfully established itself as a foremost Indian University with a vast repertoire of courses offered, an enviable list of faculty members and has come to be known for its commitment towards advanced study and research. The University wishes to grow further as a diverse and socially responsible learning community, providing a high quality of scholarship and equal opportunity for all.

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1 Highlights
2 Courses
3 Centres
4 Schools
5 Rankings
6 Placement Highlights
7 Eligibility Criteria
8 Admissions
9 Hostel Details


Jadavpur University, Calcutta Highlights:

Vice Chancellor

Prof. Suranjan Das




Library, Sports, Hostel, Transport 


188, Raja S.C. Mallick Rd, Kolkata - 700032. 


Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctorate

Jadavpur University Fee Structure 

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Courses:


  • Adult and Continuing Education & Extension
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Food Technology & Bio-Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Material Engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Power Engineering
  • Printing Engineering
  • Production Engineering


  • Bengali
  • Comparative Literature
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Library & Information Science
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology


  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • Instrumentation Science
  • Life science & Biotechnology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Centres:

Bio Equivalence Centre

Experiments in Social & Behavioral Sciences

Quality Construction

African Literatures and Cultures

Human Settlement Planning

Quality Management System

Ambedkar Studies

Knowledge-Based Systems

Refugee Studies

Canadian Studies

Marxian Studies

Rural & Cryogenic Technologies

Computer-Aided Design

Mathematical Biology and Ecology

Sri Aurobindo Studies

Counselling Services and Studies in Self-Development

Medicinal Food and Applied Nutrition

Surface Science

Distributed Computing

Microprocessor Applications for Training, Education and Research

Theatre Studies

European Studies

Plasma Studies

The Study of Religion and Society

Victorian Studies

Language Studies

Translation of Indian Literatures

Centre of Indology

Nuclear and Particle Physics Research Centre

Transportation Studies

Condensed Matter Physics Research Centre

Rabindra Studies

V. Ravi Chandran Centre for Pharmaceutical Sciences [Pharm. Tech.]

Embedded System in Instrumentation

Relativity and Cosmology Research Centre

Welding Technology Centre

Hariprasanna Biswas Centre for India-China Cultural Studies

Sir C V Raman Centre for Physics and Music

Yoga [Phy. Edn]

IC Design and Fabrication Centre

Swami Vivekananda Centre for Technical Manpower Development

IMPACT Centre 

Latin American Literature & Culture



Jadavpur University, Calcutta Schools:

Interdisciplinary Studies, Law & Management:

The Interdisciplinary School deals with the subjects like :

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Bio-Science and Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Laser Science and Engineering
  • Natural product studies

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Rankings:

  • Jadavpur University was ranked among 601-650 by the QS World University Rankings of 2018, 125 in Asia and 74 among BRICS nations.
  • Jadavpur University was also ranked 772 in the world by U.S. News & World Report. And it has got NIRF India Ranking[6th in University, 12th in Engineering and 13th in overall category]
  • Jadavpur University was ranked 543rd in the world by CWTS Leiden Ranking in 2017, for the period 2012-2015. It ranks 1st among all state universities. 

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Placement Highlights:

  • Jadavpur University Placement cell provides the training to the students for soft skills.
  • The cell invites the company for the recruitment of the final year students.
  • The placement cell arranges the industrial visits and guest lectures.
  • The cell also mentors students and guides them for further studies and carrier.
  • The placement cell also conducts many activities to place students in National and International companies.

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Ranking

Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Nirf 14

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 70 Student's Reviews 8.3/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 63/70 students

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science), batch of 2019

The college timing is from 10 am to 5 pm with half an hour break middle-class to 2:30 pm. Exams are strictly conducted, excellent teaching without any doubt. It provides number of placements to the students


Music club, etc Sanskriti, staying in this University is better than home i.e, College provides all facilities without any difficult.overall it is one of the best University

Master of Technology [M.Tech], batch of 2015
  • Pros- Quality education with good ambience and campus life, professors are regular in class and have excellent teaching skills, classes are held on a regular basis with timely assignments, prudent infrastructure, cheap fees, availability of softwares useful while doing research work, access to various technical digital libraries for instance IEEE,Elsevier,Taylor & Francis, decent research environment, numerous cheap food joints, restaurants and canteens nearby the university.
  • Cons- Average placement for core streams but excellent placement scenario for CSE and IT branches, sometimes could be politically disturbing.


Jadavpur University has collaboration programs with-

i  Newcastle upon Tyne, UK-Faculty exchange and Human Resource Development in Coastal Zone Management

ii) Leeds Metropolitan University, UK- Faculty Exchange and Research on Web based distance educatio

iii) Bolzano University, Italy- Exchange programme

iv) Brunei University, UK- Faculty Exchange & Research

v) Shastri Indo Canadian Foundation- Faculty & Student Exchange, Research

vi) Staffordshire University, UK ( Distance learning programme: MA in sustainable development

vii) International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy Research


In addition to this, students have travelled to Singapore, Germany for internship purposes.

  • There are a number of clubs present in the campus starting from Photography to mountaineering.
  • Both the campusses have a huge playground where various sports tournaments are frequently held ranging from Cricket to football to badminton and so on.
  • It also has a gym for the students.

  • Students from diverse sectors study here enjoying equal rights in all respects.
  • There are quite a few good restaurants which provide quality food with quality environment without being veryexpensive.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2019

The class starts at 10:00 am and end at 5:30 pm. Most of the teachers are good and they are friendly. It's just awesome being a part of JU.


Here, different clubs are available. Many festivals are celebrated and they are organised by students. Here you can enjoy your life.

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
  • Class timings: 10:30 am to 5:00 pm This course is consist of 4 semesters Project is scheduled in 4th sem Daily assignments are given.
  • Overall it is a good experience

  • Health club, sports club are available there Annual fest and sports are celebrated in campus College life is excellent

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2019

Usually, the classes start from around 11:00 am and continue till 4:00 pm. Internals are held every Monday and the final exams takes place at the end of each semester. Projects have to be done by 3rd year students which carry marks. Projects are based on some sort of field work. The teaching method is traditional. But what matters is the quality of teaching. The Professors are highly qualified and impart the students the latest knowledge and happenings of the subject. College atmosphere is very friendly and overall it has been a pleasant as well as a challenging experience.


There are various student societies at JU. Some of them are the drama club, photography club, robotics club, mountaineering club, music club, debating society, quiz club, etc. The annual festival of our campus is called Sanskriti which takes place every year. Usually, life at Jadavpur University is quite happening and pleasant. The pressure of studies is moderately high. But still, you can enjoy the campus life to the fullest.

Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.], batch of 2021

The daily routine is very well managed. Attendance is important. Quality and method of teaching are above average with national award-winning teachers as part of the faculty. The overall experience is very overwhelming and enriching.


The societies in campus range from music to literature, science, mountaineering, and photography and cover a vast range of topics. Students can also form a society of their liking under the Dean of Youth Welfare. There is multiple small fests organized independently by various streams along with the major fest called 'Sanskriti'which spans around 14 days. College life, in general, is fun and exciting.

Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Assurance), batch of 2018

A daily routine is very busy. Quality of teaching is very good. this is the best college .. I am happy to be a part of this college


Yes, annual program and foundation day. College life in this college is very good

Contact Details and Location

Address : 188, Raja Subodh Chandra Mullick Road, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 70003
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Jadavpur University, Kolkata and accredited by NAAC UGC.


Computer labs

Entrance Exams for Admission

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
Master of Engineering [ME]
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Jadavpur University Calcutta, Eligibility Criteria:




  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 level of examination from a recognized board.


  • Candidates must have completed B.Sc with 60% marks in the relevant field from a recognized University.


  • Candidates must have completed 10+2 examination with a required percentage from a recognized board.


  • Candidate must have completed 10+2 from recognized board.


  • Candidates must have secured 50% marks in UG or PG degree from a recognized University.


  • Candidate must have completed a bachelor degree in the relevant field.


  • Candidate must have passed graduation in the relevant stream from a recognized University.


  • Candidate must have passed Graduation in the relevant stream from the recognized University.


  • Candidates must have secured 50% marks in BA degree from a recognized University.


  • Candidates must have secured 50% marks in 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must have a valid JEE/ WBJEE score. 


  •  Candidates must have completed B.Tech from a recognized University.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE score. 


  • Candidate should have passed Graduation from a recognized university.


  • Candidate must have done the postgraduation from the desired field.
  • Selection will be done by Presentation or PI.

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Admissions:

  • Jadavpur University Admission Process is completely merit-based.
  • Eligible candidates can apply online on the official university website.
  • Internal Examinations are conducted for a few courses.
  • Admissions for most courses are based on the set cut-offs.
  • The shortlisted students will be contacted by mail or call.
  • The candidates will have to attend the counselling by the university and allot the seats.

Courses and Fees Structure of Jadavpur University, Calcutta

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Jadavpur University, Calcutta Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Bachelor of Engineering [BE]  4 year(s), Part Time Rs. 9,600
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Master of Engineering [ME]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Others  2 year(s), Full Time

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Jadavpur University, Calcutta Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 48,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,000
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,865
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,940
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Part Time Rs. 4,940
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,940
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 3,600
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,000
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,940
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Architecture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 13,625
Master of Architecture [M.Arch]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 17,850
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,800
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,865
Jadavpur University, Calcutta Pharmacy Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600

Hostel Details

Jadavpur University, Calcutta Hostel Details:

  • Jadavpur University Calcutta hostels are separate hostels for both boys and girls.
  • The university has 4 hostels for girls and 9 hostels for boys.
  • The hostels are capable of accommodating 1600 students.
  • The hostel rooms are equipped with all necessary facilities.
  • The hostels have recreational rooms for various sports facilities.
  • The hostel is provided with 24-hour running water and drinking water. 
  • Jadavpur University Infrastructure Facilities includes all the essentials like the library, hostel and transport.

Discussion Forum


Who are the notable alumni of Jadhavpur college?

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Rituparno Ghosh, Arnab Ray, Subir Raha, Anupam Roy are some of the notable alumni of Jadhavpur college. 


Jadavpur University Placement

I want to know the placements and campus recruitments of Jadhav University

Asked By Pradeep,

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  • Placement of Jadhav University is good.
  • Here is a detailed description of companies where the students were placed.

    Vedanta Resources - 7 students ( Approx. 9 Lacs per annum)

    Reliance Chemicals- 11 students (Approx. 6 Lacs pa)

    Honeywell - 2 students ( Approx 12 Lacs pa)

    ZS Associates - 2 Students (Approx 8 Lacs pa)

    Thermax - 2 students ( Approx 7 lpa)

    H.P.L - 4 students ( Approx 6 lpa)

    I.T.C - 2 students (Approx 6 lpa)

    Hindustan Unilever- 3 students ( Approx 8 Lacs)


Jadavpur University chemical engineering

I want to know the details of Jadavpur university chemical engineering program.

Asked By Siddhant,

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  • The details of chemical engineering of Jadhav University as follows.
  • Degrees Offered/Intake
      Degrees Offered Intake Capacity
    Bachelors in Chemical Engineering (4 years) 82
    Master in Chemical Engineering (2 years) 38
    Bioprocess Engg. 10







Jadavpur University economics honours eligibility

I want to know the details of Jadavpur university economics honors eligibility criteria.

Asked By Rohit,

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  • The eligibility criteria of Jadhav University as follows.
  • 3-Year B.A./B.Sc Honours degree* or Major in Economics from a recognized University with at least 60% marks (54% for PD/OBC-A/OBC-B category, 50% for Sports category and 45% for SC/ST category) in Honours papers and at least two papers/courses in Mathematics or Mathematical Economics.
  • In case Honours/Major is NOT specified/ mentioned in the mark-sheet for the BA Degree of an applicant, then his/her BA Degree will be considered to be equivalent to Major in Economics if he/she had studied course/ papers in Economics for at least 50% of total marks for the BA degree.


Jadavpur university placement facebook

I want to know the details of Jadavpur university placement facebook.

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  • The facebook link of Jadhavpur University as follows.

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