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Anonymous
Master of Commerce [M.Com], batch of 2020
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10

Very good and friendly society. There are many festivals in our campus viz Saraswati puja, teachers day etc.very good


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

Many hostels are there, very good food systems available on our university campus. Classroom quality is too good.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
4/10

Class starting time 5:00 pm to 8:10 pm. Best quality teaching.very good experience in college life is too good


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
3/10

Rs. 2288 is the course fee per year at the University of Calcutta, [UC] Kolkata.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
2/10

No, I have no internships. No, till now online classes are going on so key companies are not hiring from your campus. Nothing else


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Minimum 50% in graduation for getting admission in this course. Minimum cutoff in this year is 62%



Shagufta
Shagufta
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil], batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

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


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

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.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

My course fee is 4000 and Minority scholarship option for students. 40% of the average students get a scholarship. No loans required.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

No, I have not done any internship. No key companies and roles that hire of my campus. No average salary percentage of a batch which gets placed.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for my course is 60% in MA. The admission procedure of my course I have passed an entrance test then viva and then I got selected for admission.



Papiya
Papiya
Master of Arts [MA] (Sociology), batch of 2013
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10

Student political parties are there, for them there is association inside the campus.

Sports, Annual Day, sometimes events organised by the students.

College life was the best till life, with studies we enjoyed life a lot.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10

There are 4 constructed buildings, for male and female separately and the cost per month will be approximately INR 500.

Outside pgs are good in Calcutta, university area is a posh location so within 6 km student can get affordable pg with 3 times food.

So, inside the college there is a canteen. Food is yummy and reasonable.

As its an old constructed building the infrastructure is old, but maintained enough. Labs, libraries, dining halls are clean and good enough.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

Department of Sociology is a little strict on attendance, class timings, special papers which is projects and assignments student must be very serious and regular.

The teaching staffs are highly professional and experienced.

The overall experience in University was really good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10

As it is a government institution the fee structure is very less. The course fee is INR 1200 per year.

There are scholarships available for students who economically not sound.

Among 50 students only 3 students can avail the scholarship.

For outside students may be loan required, students themselves have to manage the loan part.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

After I finished my masters I joined an organization where people can get minimum INR 5k to 15k per month. As an intern, the role was of a social counseller.

There is no as such campusing but off-campus, most of my batchmates are placed and many of them have gone abroad for higher studies.

Alumni network is strong for those who need help.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for taking admission in the University Of Calcutta is a candidate must have at least 55% of marks in graduation, and if the candidate is already a student under the University of Calcutta, they can directly take admission for post-graduation courses. If not you have to take an entrance examination which will be held on the university campus in the month of June every year.

As I was already a student at the University of Calcutta and my percentage was matching their criteria and I got selected for direct admission

The entrance examination will be based on graduation major subject and compulsory subjects

The minimum cutoff mark is 55%.



Satavisha
Satavisha
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accountancy), batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10

Fests are the best here. I loved them and cultural festivals also happen. Life in college was just great and I loved every bit of it.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

I used to daily ho to college from my home and this did not need hostels however there are hostel facilities as well and my friends used to stay there and the system is great.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
10/10

The method of teaching is very good and the quality is very apt as well. The study and the ambiance of the college are very good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

The cost of the course is very reasonable. You can get the scholarship as well. Average of 100 students get the scholarship. No loans are needed as the fees are very reasonable.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
6/10

There are no such internships provided but companies do come to the campus for walk-in issues. Salary would depend on the interview. The staffs and teaching staffs are great and also helping.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

I studied bcom accountancy honors and the cutting off percentage was 70 for first list student. There was so entrance examination when I applied for the course. And you have to be an accounts student to get admission to B.Com.



Priyanka
Priyanka
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10

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


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
6/10

Hostel rooms are available at INR1500 per month. Also, there are much more private PGs. Per month charge is from INR 6000 to 10000. The infrastructure of college is not much improved.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

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. 


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

The fee structure is INR 1200, examination fee and rest are also part of it. All of the totals are INR 1800.p.a, Scholarship option are available.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
5/10

The internship program start after completing M.Com and who wish to do Ph.D. Key company are TCS, PWC, IBM etc. Average package is INR 2 lakh p.a and the highest package is INR 3 lakhs p.a.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria for admission is above 50 percent in B.Com graduation. Although M.Com admission can also be taken by the student who Completed there graduation just one year before only and not beyond it. An entrance test is to be given. The cut off for the course is 50 percent.



Sarmistha
Sarmistha
Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2018
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
4/10

Life here at CU is fun with good people around. The teachers are so student friendly and caring.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
3/10

There are few hostels for the students. The PGs opposite to this place is somewhat rational. Whereas, some others are a bit expensive. The food quality needs to be improved. Although it is worth the price.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10

The class duration is of one-hour minimum. The exams are held yearly. Prior to which, an internal examination is conducted. The Quality of teaching is great since most of them are Doctorate. Thus overall experience is pretty good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
6/10

We have a monthly fee of INR 100. Hence INR 1200 a year. Thus no loans are required for such. Need based scholarships are available for students.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
3/10

I did an Internship on Social Inclusion through Digital Inclusion from IIM C. Although this has been done by my own wish. The university didn't conduct so. The companies hire Accountants or Business Analysts and pay a minimum salary of INR 25k per month.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For getting admission in Calcutta University, you need to have First Class (60%) and above for direct admission. Although it depends on the cut off and the availability of the seats. Rest of the applicants have to undergo an entrance test, which on clarifying, they get selected for admission.



Anurag
Anurag
Ph.D. (Information Technology), batch of 2017
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10

Here are so many hostels and good condition of food provision and good student all are my friends and roommates


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

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


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

Fees are also average not so high not so less but okay everything is good I don't have any complaints against college or teacher.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

All good teacher and all college is good full college is so beautiful all are so helpful and all boys take admission here I m also one of the students in this college



Sahil
Sahil
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Laws [B.A.L.L.B.] {Hons}, batch of 2022
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
5/10

The students union is the head society with different branches for different aspects of sports, academics, etc. The college doesn't have a lot of functions. The only big functions are freshers and Saraswati puja. If you know how to make friends in the college is going to be an easy life for you here.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10

The hostel is a common Calcutta University hostel. And again the fees is negligible even with including food. The classrooms are big, not fancy but more or less maintained. There are several WiFi connections for different sections of the college. The students union WiFi being the favourite of the users.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10

The classes are more or less regular. With some great teachers who will make study way for you. Most of the teachers are friendly except a few. The college environment is friendly and jolly.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
10/10

The fee is negligible in this University being a government aided educational institute. The scholarship is not necessary because you can afford this college even with your pocket money.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10

There is no in campus placement but the degree of this college is enough to get you a great job of not your dream job. There are vast choices of internships from this college. Most of the top lawyer would prefer students from this college over others.


Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

As long as you have passed 10+2 with an average of 60% you are good to go for this University. There is a special entrance exam for all law colleges in Kolkata. To get into this University your rank has to be roughly within 120 in the entrance exam in CET.



bosko
Bosko
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (History), batch of 2015
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
6/10

There are many cultural events which are celebrated in the college and the life in the college is good.


INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10

The hostel fee is very cheap with an INR 80 per month for a single seat. The food facility is available near the college and it's good and cheap too. The classrooms are good and the whole campus is equipped with WIFI.


ACADEMICS & FACULTY
6/10

The assignments and projects are given on daily basis. The overall experience in the college is good.


FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
7/10

The course fee in my college is INR 5,000 per annum. The scholarship is provided on the basis of student performance.


PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
6/10

The campus placements are average and the salary packages start at INR 30,000 per month.



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