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University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata

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About University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata


The University of Calcutta is one of the Oldest Institution in INDIA which was Established on 24 January  1857. The University is also known as Calcutta University it is located in Kolkata, West Bengal. And it was the first institutions to be established multidisciplinary in Asia, the university they totally have spread all over the Kolkata city and there are 136 colleges which are affiliated to this university as of 2012. In India, it is ranked five-star university and Accredited "A" grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council and they are declared as a university with more excellence in a particular area by UGC. The University of Calcutta ranked 801-1000 in the QS World University Ranking, the same ranking was 134 in Asia and 68 in BRIC nations. Within India University of Calcutta Kolkata West Bengal is ranked 12th overall by National Institutional Ranking Framework in the year 2019. This university totally they have 65 departments they are, agriculture, arts, commerce, social welfare, & business management, journalism & library science, engineering & technology, fine, arts, music and home science, law & science etc. 

The University of Calcutta Admission can be done online on the official website, students are offered with undergraduate, post-graduate, diploma and certificate courses in the field of Science, Commerce, Humanities, Engineering & Technology, and Law. The University Campus is well equipped with all the facilities like hostel, brilliant study centres, libraries and other campus facilities. The admission to the majority of the UG and PG courses depends on legitimacy. The mission of the college is to provide quality education as per the requirement of global standards, they are also in partnership with many universities to make them adapt to the change in the system. The vision is to be a top university in the global.

Kolkatta University facility, they have all the relevant facilities that are required for their student's, well-equipped classrooms, Library, Seminar hall, playground, separate space for vehicle parking and many more. And they have excellent teaching faculty most of them are Ph. D holders and many of them are holding years together excellence teaching knowledge. Other than academics they also encourage their student's for curriculum activities such as sports, Cultural fest, National & International conference, inter-college fest etc and to make their students be more involved in the college curriculum. They have an excellent campus placement they have collaborated with many global companies which helps them to offer with a summer internship for their students on the performance basis there may be chances of placement over there. The Unversity aims at the holistic development of its studies via innovation, inclusive and value-based education & research. The university introduces its students to world-class education and loading them with relevant knowledge and skills that will help them excel in their discipline.


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University of Calcutta Highlights:

Calcutta University was established in the year 1857 they offer admissions for post-graduation, undergraduate, Diploma, and other certification courses. They are awarded five stars by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. The highlights of this university are been more simplified t get more information and are all mentioned below.

Type of University Public University
Accreditation Awarded 5 stars by NAAC in 2001 and in 2010 NAAC ranked the university as 'A grade' in 200
Affiliated The college is affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Year of establishment University of Calcutta Kolkata West Bengal was established on 24 January 1857
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, cafeteria, libraries, Classrooms and various Departments
Kolkata University Address 87, 1, College St, Calcutta University, Colege Square, Kolkata, West Bengal.
Calcutta University Courses Undergraduate, Postgraduation, Diploma, Certification Courses
Calcutta University Contact No 3322410071

UC Courses:

Calcutta University Courses they offers various courses in undergraduate, postgraduation, Diploma and in certification. Courses in the University of Calcutta offered under various discipline are mentioned below.

Discipline Courses Specialization
Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce[B.Com]
Bachelor of Business Administration[BBA}
Arts
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Library & Information Science
Master of Philosophy[M.Phill]
Master of Arts[M.A]
Science
Bachelor of Technology
Bachelor of Science[B.Sc] {Hons}
Master of Scienece[M.Sc}
Master of Technoligy[M.Tech]
Master of Computer Application
Master of Science [M.S.] Computer and Information Science
Management
Master of Business Administration[M.B.A.]
Master of Cpmmerce[M.Com]
Master of Business Management
Law
Bachelor of Arts+Bachelor of Laws[B.A.L.L.B.]
Bachelor of Laws[Hons]
Master of Law
Education
Bachelor of Education[B.Ed]
Master of Education[M.Ed]
Diploma
Post Graduation Diploma
Advance Diploma

University of Calcutta M.B.A:

The University of Calcutta M.B.A is a two-year duration program the candidate who has passed undergraduate from any recognised university with the minimum eligibility as 50% as per the requirement of the college management. The second-year students has to do a compulsory internship which makes them to be prepared or to know about corporate affairs. And M.B.A. is very popularly known as a master of business Administration where the students can also opt for the dual specialization of their own choice.

The University Of Calcutta M.Com:

M.Com is a post-graduation degree for a duration of two years the candidates are been taken for admission on certain eligibility criteria, the applicant must be an undergraduate in any recognized university with the minimum eligibility marks as required for the course.M.Com is very popularly known as Master of Commerce, it is a specialized course  which makes industrial to be master in finance and corporate sector.

The University of Calcutta M.A:

Mater of Arts is a two-year duration program where the semester system exam type will be followed up, the candidate who passed the undergraduate is eligible for admission. They do study with subjects related to Master of Arts in political science, Area studies, teaching, Media, Communication, Cultural Studies, etc.

The University of Calcutta B. Tech:

The University of Calcutta offers with B. Tech program it is a 4-year duration, the instution provides all the relevant facilities that are required for their students. And it also offers many specializations. Below is the list of the stream offered by this course.

University Of Calcutta placement: 

The University has successfully and continuously have Developed an efficient relationship with the Corporate Business For Placements of the students.In which the University has successfully Placed its University Students into a good position and in Good Companies. 

The University of Calcutta placement, they offer excellent placement facilities for their students most of their students got placed in many global companies, they have a separate placement cell which takes care of their students and makes sure that their students be more competitive as the requirement of the global standard.

  • The University of Calcutta placement and recruitment cell. 
  • Students can register themselves online in the UC Placement cell with all the necessary information.
  • It offers high-level professional support for both internship and placement
  • The university has a high record of its students being placed in top companies
  • Final year students are taken through training to make them prepared for the placement
  • University of Calcutta partner with industries and invite them to interact with students
  • Students are put through the selection process to make them prepared for placement
  • The students also get opportunities for a summer internship with a top company.

University of Calcutta Centres:

  • A. K. Choudhury School of Information Technology
  • Women's Studies Research Centre
  • Gandhian Studies Centre
  • Centre for Urban Economic Studies
  • S. K. Mitra Centre for Space Environment
  • Peace Studies Research Centre
  • Centre for Testing and Training for Providing Technical Back up to the Beneficiaries for Agricultural and Horticultural Development
  • USIC
  • Centre for Horticultural Studies
  • CPEPA-UGC centre for “Electrophysiology & Neuro-Imaging studies including Mathematical Modeling”
  • Centre for millimetre-wave Semiconductor Devices & Systems
  • Centre for Pakistan and West Asian Studies
  • Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies
  • Centre for Studies in Book Publishing
  • Nehru Studies Centre
  • Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • Institute of Foreign Policy Studies
  • Centre for Pollination Studies
  • The University of Calcutta – Calcutta Stock Exchange Centre of Excellence in Financial Markets (CUCSE-CEFM)

University of Calcutta Scholarships:

The University of Calcutta Scholarship is provided to the eligible candidates during the time of the admission process and the details are mentioned below.

  • Radhika Mohan Educational Scholarship (in Technology)
  • Guruprasanna Ghosh Scholarship (one in Technology/ Agriculture, one in Arts – applied or fine)
  • Radhika Mohan Educational Scholarship (in Technology)
  • Sibley Scholarship (in Technology)
  • Bangable Mookherjee Overseas Training Scholarship (in Nursing)
  • Lalchand Mookherjee Foreign Scholarship (one each in I.T. based subjects, Social Sc., Pure Sc., Law and Literature)
  • Abdul Halim Travelling Fellowship (in Persian)
  • Lt. Col. A.N. Bose Scholarship (one each in Marine Sc., Biotechnology, Microbiology/Molecular Biology, Biosciences)
  • Ramgopal Ghosh Scholarship (in Technology)
  • Smt Prasonnomayee Mukherjee Foreign Scholarship (Commerce and Business Management)
  • Rai Bahadur Jogendranath Ghosh Overseas Scholarship (two in Technology, one each in Pure Sc., and Social Sc.)
  • Ma Kali Sahay Overseas Travelling Fellowship (Technology/Medicine)

 U.C. FAQs:

  1. Is Calcutta University UGC approved?
    -Yes, the University of Calcutta is approved by UGC.

  2. Is the university provides hostel facilities for its students?
    -Yes, they provide hostel facilities for both boys and girls

  3. What is the Admission process of the university?
    -It will be processed for the candidate's eligible after obtaining the application form. The candidate will be taken for admission on the basis of performance they did in aptitude test. The selected candidates will be called for a personal interview and then the candidates have to submit all the necessary documentation required for the particular course.

  4. Can a student apply for more than one program at a time?
    -Yes, the candidates have an option for dual specialization.

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 14 Student's Reviews 6.5/10  
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 8/14 students

Student Reviews


Shahbaz
Shahbaz
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2011
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
Coolest university ever. Even though there are frequent evaluations they are not at all difficult and can be passed by one nights study

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
Zero Foreign exchanges. This university is not that famous enough for foreign offers to  be extended here. English and Bengali are spoken here

SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
Very diverse and almost all the festivals are celebrated here. Alcohol use is rare and not encouraged. Good restaurants nearby



Shahbaz
Shahbaz
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2011
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
Coolest university ever. Even though there are frequent evaluations they are not at all difficult and can be passed by one nights study

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
Zero Foreign exchanges. This university is not that famous enough for foreign offers to  be extended here. English and Bengali are spoken here

SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
Very diverse and almost all the festivals are celebrated here. Alcohol use is rare and not encouraged. Good restaurants nearby



Anurag
Anurag
Ph.D. (Information Technology), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

A daily routine is good classes start with a sharp timing teacher are so helpful and serious too and gives us homework and have fun also




Anurag
Anurag
Ph.D. (Information Technology), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

A daily routine is good classes start with a sharp timing teacher are so helpful and serious too and gives us homework and have fun also




Priyanka
Priyanka
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2017
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The M.Com course runs in two shift- afternoon and evening. All class have timing of 45 mins. The exam are held as an interim test based on McQ and final exam in college only. The method and quality of education is very nice. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Student Union and various clubs are there. The main festival is Saraswati Puja. Life in college is fun.




Priyanka
Priyanka
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2017
6/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

The M.Com course runs in two shift- afternoon and evening. All class have timing of 45 mins. The exam are held as an interim test based on McQ and final exam in college only. The method and quality of education is very nice. 


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Student Union and various clubs are there. The main festival is Saraswati Puja. Life in college is fun.




Shagufta
Shagufta
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil], batch of 2015
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class starts from 12:00 PM, exams in every 6 months and assignment in syllabus topic. The quality and method of teaching is overall good. Overall experience is nice.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There is no clubs on campus. The main festival of the campus is cultural programmes. Life, in general, is nice.




Anurag
Anurag
Ph.D. (Information Technology), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

A daily routine is good classes start with a sharp timing teacher are so helpful and serious too and gives us homework and have fun also




Sreeparna
Sreeparna
Bachelor Of Science [B.Sc] (Economics), batch of 2015
3/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • I studied in Jogamaya Devi College which was a morning college whose timing was from 6:15AM to 11:00AM in summer and 5:45am to 11:30AM in winter
  • Our professors for the honours subjects were very good and were pretty regular with the classes although it was not the same for the professors who taught us electives
  • Attendance was not very strict but we made sure that we attended atleast 60% of the honours classes
  • The qulaity of teaching provided in our honours classes were undoubtedly very good.
  • Our professors took special care and made sure that all concepts should be clear to us 



Shagufta
Shagufta
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil], batch of 2015
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class starts from 12:00 PM, exams in every 6 months and assignment in syllabus topic. The quality and method of teaching is overall good. Overall experience is nice.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

There is no clubs on campus. The main festival of the campus is cultural programmes. Life, in general, is nice.




Anurag
Anurag
Ph.D. (Information Technology), batch of 2017
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

A daily routine is good classes start with a sharp timing teacher are so helpful and serious too and gives us homework and have fun also



Contact Details and Location


Address : Senate House, 87/1 College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal
Website : http://www.caluniv.ac.in/

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata and accredited by null.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Library
Auditorium
Hostel
Gym
Laboratory
Cafeteria

Placements and Average package


University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] + Master of Computer Appilication [MCA] 2.0 Lacs Per Annum 3.5 Lacs Per Annum TCS
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 3.0 Lacs Per Annum 6.0 Lacs Per Annum Texas Instruements
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] 3.0 Lacs Per Annum 6.0 Lacs Per Annum Texas Instruements

Entrance Exams for Admission


University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
WBJEE , JEE MAIN
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
GATE
Master of Technology [M.Tech]
CAT , MAT , JEMAT
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
UGC NET , CSIR NET , GATE
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


University of Calcutta Eligibility Criteria:

The University of Calcutta offers numerous courses under multiple disciplines. All these courses have different eligibility criteria and selection procedures. Applications are assessed for fundamental eligibility, academic results and other proof of the suitability of the candidate to his/her preferred program. The criteria and admission process is mentioned below.

Courses

Eligibility 

M.Sc

candidates completed B.Sc in the relevant field

P.hD

Candidates completed a Masters degree in the relevant field.

M.A

Candidates completed BA in the relevant field.

M.Phil

Candidates completed Masters degree in the relevant field.

M.Com

Candidates completed B.Com degree.

MBA

Candidates completed graduation with CAT/ MAT score.

B.A.LL.B

Candidates completed 10+2 level of education.

LL.M

Candidates completed LL.B./ B.A.LL.B. examination.

B.Tech

Candidates completed 10+2 with a required percentage.

Required subject any one of Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science.

M.Tech

Candidates with 60% or its equivalent grade in B.Tech in the relevant field.

M.Sc.

candidates with 55% marks in B.Sc.

B.Sc

Candidates completed 10+2 with a required percentage.

BA

Candidates completed a 10+2 level of education.

 


University of Calcutta Admission:

 Calcutta University offers admission to various branches on certain eligibility criteria/ The University admission can be done online on the official website of the university. The applicants have to appear for the Calcutta University aptitude test for admission. The selected candidates will be called for a personal interview. when the admission is given to the successful candidate he/she should submit all the necessary documents required for the specific program.

  • Eligible Candidates can get admitted to the university through offline and online Method
  • candidates can fill the admission form by visiting the Official Website of the University.

Courses and Fees Structure of University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata

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University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,000
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 31,200
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  3 year(s), Part Time Rs. 1.02 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech] + Ph.D  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 60,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master in Human Resource Development & Management [MHRDM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.60 Lakh
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.60 Lakh
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

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University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Part Time Rs. 2,400
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Advanced Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11,592
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11,592
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Advanced Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,812
Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 11,592
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
Bachelor of Library and Information Science [B.Lib.I.Sc] + Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,800
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 750
Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,800
Diploma in Humanity Arts  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,800
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 15,000
Master of Library and Information Science [M.Lib.I.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,000
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Law Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [BA LLB]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,720
Master of Laws [LLM]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Education [B.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 24,000
Master of Education [M.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,800
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time
University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata Agriculture Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Certificate Course  6 month(s), Full Time Rs. 750
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 2,400
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Hostel Details


University of Calcutta Hostel Details:

Hostels are the biggest part of the University of Calcutta they provide all the relevant facilities that are required for their students to make them more comfortable and satisfy. They offer hostel facilities for both boys and girls on a separate building, rooms are maintained very well cleaning will be done every day keeping the resident health care as main objectives. More details about the hostel and its facilities are mentioned below.

  • The university provides hostels for both girls and boys.
  • The university provides hostels equipped with all the facilities.
  • The admission to the majority of the UG and PG courses depends on legitimacy.
  • All-round security is there for the student on the campus.
  • The rooms are full of hygiene and have attached bathroom facilities.

Discussion Forum



Q

Who are the notable alumni of University of Calcutta?

Asked By Anandita,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

The University of Calcutta has had the privilege of being the Alma mater to a very large number of distinguished men and women who have made their marks in different walks of life. These include teachers to freedom fighters, politicians to scientists, linguists and poets to lawyers, educationists to artists, and Nobel Prize Winners. A short list of the notable alumni is mentioned below:

  • Kadambini Ganguly
  • Swami Vivekananda
  • Asutosh Mookerjee
  • Subhas Chandra Bose


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