Updated On - July 6th 2019, Updated By - Ravi


The University of Calcutta is a very famous university in Kolkata. This university found by Alexander Duff. Many students are studying at the this University of Calcutta. The university established in 1857.  This university provides admission to postgraduate students as well as undergraduate students.

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University NameUniversity of Calcutta
University TypeState
Accredited byNAAC-A
LocationPhagwara, Punjab
Campus Area2.7 Acres
Application ModeOnline & Offline 
ChancellorGovernor of West Bengal
Accommodation FacilityFor both (Boys & Girls)
Vice ChancellorSonali Chakravarti Banerjee
How to Reach-
Founded In1857
Sports FacilitiesYes
Distance LearningYes
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This university is the University of the Kolkata. If the candidate takes the admission in this university then entrance exams are required to take the admission. Candidate can take the admission in Undergraduate and Postgraduation. The admission in M.Com, M.Ed., MSc, M.Tech, Law, and B.Tech is depended on the entrance exams. In this university, the admission in UG and PG Law programs depends on the score in entrance exams that are conducted by the university. Calcutta University has not declared the entrance exams date of 2019.

Entrance Exams Eligibility criteria:- 

Only those students are given the entrance exams who passed the 12th standard in the year 2016,2017,2018 from a recognized board. The minimum marks criteria are 45%. This is the eligibility criteria for BA LLB course for the admission. Ig the candidate belongs to the SC/ ST/ PWD category then the candidate must have the 49% marks in 12th class. This university does not provide any syllabus for the BA LLB entrance exam. University entrance exams depend on the English, GK, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning, states the official website.

Main Features

  • This university is approved by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) with "A Grade".
  • University is located in 2.9 Acre and the numbers of students are 18000.
  • In this university has many libraries that are 39 department libraries, 2 libraries advanced centers and 2 campus library.
  • University has separate girls and boys hostel that is 17 hall and hostel for the boy's students and 8 hall and hostel for the girl's students.
  • University has a research center where the students do the research in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology.
  • In university, there are many campus buildings and every building has a particular name according to the department. 

University Library

The university has a central library. This library is fully digitalized. That means the university has online records of all books. If candidates want to issue the books than librarian issue the books online.



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