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Jadavpur University, Calcutta Reviews

8.3 / 10

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Kundan Raj
Kundan Raj
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2022
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Candidates should complete their 12th board with good marks and should appear in JEE MAIN/ WBJEE entrance exam. I got 90 percentile and got admission.



Sabarnna
Sabarnna
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] Power, batch of 2023
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

A great college and of course the cheapest in India. This college is comparable with top iits and top NITs even many people leave IITs to come to this college



Amber
Amber
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2023
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

There are many clubs you can join but one thing you gonna face is language problem. You will find everyone speaking Bengali until you will tell them to speak in English or Hindi.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

Hostel is just 150-200m away from college with an average infrastructure and no internet connection. Hostel charges INR 15 for bed, INR 10 for light, and INR 3000 for mess per month i.e INR 3025 per month.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
5/10

Academics are like other government colleges. Teachers are not familiar with students. But some junior faculties are good they will help you out.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Fees is very less. The course fee is INR 2855 per year and no admission fees or one time fees. No loan is required.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

Average salary for CSE is INR 16-17 lakh which is much better than NIT's and some IIT's.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

WBJEE is the entrance exam for admission in Jadavpur University. You can also get admitted through JEE MAIN. Your rank should be under 150 in WBJEE and under 8000 in JEE MAIN for CSE.



Rajesh
Rajesh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

Teaching quality is excellent compared to the IITS. Overall experience is very good for me. It's atmosphere is excellent. I am very proud that I am a student of Jadavpur University.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Fees are less than your pocket money. Fees are very less except IT which is about 20000 thousand


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

Don't talk about placement, placements are not only good, it's excellent. Jadavpur University is compared to the IITS. Many big companies come here for placements. So, you don't need to worry about placement, just focus on your study.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Admission at Jadavpur University is done through WBJEE exam ( mainly). But there are 10% seats which are for jee-main candidates. You have to give WBJEE exam which conducted by WBJEE board every year. You have to pass your 12th with 60% in PCM. The cutoff for b.tech below 2000. But if you want to a good branch then you have to work more on WBJEE exam.



kasunur
Kasunur
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science), batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

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


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

There are approximately 15 libraries in this University which are maintained very well classrooms are the good and very interesting thing is overall campus contain WiFi available


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

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


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Very low cost it's very useful to middle-class families. More number of scholarships are available. 20 percent of the students receive scholarships. No need


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

Infosys and the average salary is 6 lakhs per annum and the highest salary is 30 lakhs per annum.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Candidate should write WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam). In this exam, the candidate should get at least 120/200 marks to take part in this University.



Rittika
Rittika
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Food Technology), batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

There are lots of clubs and societies which a student can be part of like photography club, mountaineering club, music club, etc. Sanskriti is our cultural festival that is held every year with an amazing line up of artists.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

There are separate hostels for girls and boys with very minimal hostel fee. There are PGs and messes available outside the college. The college has about 5 canteens with a diversified menu. The food is good and affordable. Each lab has proper equipment and materials. A central library is present as well a department library where all book requirements will be met.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The timetable is set in a precise manner with good timings. There is no doubt about the quality and method of teaching being one of the premier colleges of India. The overall experience can only be felt once you become a student at JU. It's not a university, but a home.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Trust me, studying from JU requires no money. You probably have to spend INR 120 per year, that too for examination. There are scholarships available for students.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

I did my summer internship in Bengal Beverage, a franchise of coca cola, but there was no provision of stipend. Placement not at all, especially if you're interested in the core sector.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

You have to take the WBJEE entrance examinations for getting admission in JU. For a general candidate, you have to score a rank of around 1200 to take admission in FTBE.



Sk Niyaj
Sk Niyaj
Diploma in Computer Science and Engineering, batch of 2018
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

 IT  companies come for placements. Highest Salary INR 1,00,000 - INR 3,00,000. An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). 



Indranil
Indranil
Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch.], batch of 2021
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

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.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

Hostels are few in number with 2 hostels for boys and girls a d open to only students falling under a minimum income line. PGs are in abundance and range from economic to single flats depending on the requirement of the student. Food in the college is very good with 5 canteens inside premises offering food at reasonable rates. Classrooms are like typical government-funded universities. Not all classrooms have AC, libraries and labs have ACs. There is no campus Wi-Fi.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

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.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

It is the cheapest college in India with the total fee of INR 2700 per year (2 semesters). Scholarships are generally not needed but are available for students belonging to very needy backgrounds. Since most students fall above the minimum income level for scholarships, very few people have or need scholarships. No loans are required for studying in this University.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10

The Fourth year is for Industrial Training of 6 months and the university has the good name in the architecture industry, hence internships are not tough to find. There are no official job placements for the stream of Architecture, however, depending on your portfolio, finding jobs is comparatively easy due to the vast and well-connected alumni network wherein some of the alumni are well known and respected personalities in the industry.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Jadavpur University is one of the finest and top universities in eastern India and the number one ranked university in West Bengal. It is ranked 6th among the architecture schools in India as per some of the reports. To be eligible to apply for architecture in this university, you have to be a student of science in your higher secondary studies. Post that, you have to apply for either Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains Paper 2 or a combination of West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE) plus National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA). It is preferable to apply for WBJEE and NATA because the seats for this combination are higher in number. The overall acceptance is of 40 students, most through WBJEE and NATA. the cutoffs are around 100 in NATA combined with a rank within 2500 in WBJEE.



Bonny
Bonny
Digital Media Creations, batch of 2010
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

The college campus was so big, at evening we out to play football n all. The canteen food was too great missing those days.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

The well-maintained building, classes with ac. Labs were too good. Sufficient computers for the students


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The teachers were very cooperative and well experienced. Overall all the teaching and non-teaching staff was very cooperative.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

Actually, I have no idea about the course fees. As I was selected by Ministry of DONER. All my course fees and accommodation was free.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
10/10

After completing my course, I got a job directly at Delhi in a reputed company of graphics.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Must be 12+ With a basic computer course completed from any recognized computer institute.



Ranajay
Ranajay
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2019
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

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.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

There are a total of 4 separate hostel buildings. 2 for boys and 2 for girls. The fee per month is around INR 100. If anyone doesn't want to opt for University hostel, the may avail other PG and Mess facilities outside the campus which would cost them around INR 4000 per month on an average. The food in the college is very good and tasty. The canteens are subsidised by the State Government and you can buy food at cheap rates. A filling lunch at a JU canteen can cost around INR 30. Infrastructure is moderately developed. Wifi facility is not that well developed. Though, the classrooms are clean. The computer lab and library is quite upgraded and useful.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10

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.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

The course fee per year for Under Graduate and Post Graduate in Economics is INR 1235/year.Low fees are because our University is State Government funded. There are scopes for getting scholarship on various grounds. Some of them are academic excellence, poor financial background, etc. 1-2 people from our batch could get the scholarships. No loans are needed as the fee structure is very low.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10

I personally have not done any internships as I am in my graduate years. But there is a scope of interning from some good companies in your Post Graduate programme. Usually, Data Analytics and Banking companies hire students from our department. The average salary figure this year for PG Final Year students was around INR 5-INR 6 lakhs per annum. The highest was INR 9 lakhs per annum. Around 90% of the total strength was placed. A major benefit is the strong alumni network. Constant efforts are always made to keep the Alumni connected thereby leading to companies coming for placements solely based on the networks of our Alumni.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for admission into B.A. Economics is to have compulsory Mathematics as a subject in your class 12 boards. The candidate must secure above 75% in Mathematics to be able to apply for the course. The marks calculating scheme is as follows: Maths+(Best of 3 subjects) of your class 12 Boards. No entrance exam is held for admission into B.A. Economics. The cutoffs vary from year to year. In our year, the cutoff was 91% for General Category Students and 80% for the Reserved Category.



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