University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta

Kolkata, West Bengal
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About University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta also known as Kolkata University is a state-government administered university founded on 24 January 1857, located in Kolkata, West Bengal. In India it is recognized as a Five Star University and a Centre with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). In 2009 the National Assessment and Accreditation Council has re-accredited the University with Grade A. The university has sixty five departments organized into eight faculties: agriculture; arts; commerce; social welfare & business management; education, journalism and library science; engineering & technology; fine arts, music and home science; law and science. Till date more than 160 colleges are affiliated with University of Calcutta. Internationally, the University of Calcutta was ranked 601+ in the QS World University Rankings of 2011 and 143 in the QS Asian University Rankings of 2012. In India, it was ranked 3 by the India Today Top India Universities of 2012. At ResultHour you can get all latest updated about Calcutta University Results 2019 / Kolkata University Results 2019 name wise.

Calcutta University Admission 2019

Calcutta University offers admission to various Undergraduate, postgraduate and Research programs in the field of Science, Commerce, Arts, Management and Law. The eligibility for UG programs is a pass in 10+2 and the same for PG program is graduation degree in the relevant discipline. The candidates can download the application forms from the official website of Calcutta university.

The application fee of all the courses is different and the candidates can pay it through SBI challan, Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card. The university conducts its own entrance exam for some courses like M.Tech., M.Ed., LLM etc. For B.Tech., the candidates need to appear for WBJEE and for MCA the candidates are selected on the basis of their score in WB JECA.

Important Points to Note:

  • The admission to B.Tech. program is based on marks obtained in WBJEE exam. The duration is of 2 hours. The exam consists of 2 papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers have multiple choice and subjective questions. Paper 1 is of Mathematics and Paper 2 is of Chemistry and Physics.
  • The candidates applying for Lateral entry in B.Tech. will get admission based on merit.
  • For M.Tech. program, the candidates will get selected on the basis of their score in the entrance exam and interview. 70% weightage is given to marks scored in GATE, 10% weightage to marks scored in the entrance exam and 10% weightage to the interview.
  • The entrance exam conducted for M.Tech. program is of 100 marks and one and a half hour duration. There are 50 multiple type questions, 2 marks for each correct answer and 0.5 marks for every wrong answer.

Calcutta University Affiliated Colleges

Popular Affiliated Colleges:
  • St. Xavier's College - [SXC], Kolkata
  • Goenka College of Commerce and Business Administration, Kolkata
  • Bethune College, Kolkata
  • Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management - [IISWBM], Kolkata
  • Loreto College, Kolkata
  • Scottish Church College, Kolkata
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls' College, Kolkata
  • The Bhawanipur Education Society College-[BESC], Kolkata
  • Seth Anandaram Jaipuria College, Kolkata
  • Seth Soorajmull Jalan Girls College - [S.S.J.G.C], Kolkata
  • South Calcutta Law College, Kolkata
  • Dinabandhu Andrews College - [DAC], Baishnabnagar
  • Maulana Azad College- [MAC], Kolkata
  • City College of Commerce and Business Administration, Kolkata
  • Sivanath Sastri College, Kolkata

Calcutta University Major Courses

UG Courses:

The registration for UG programs will start from June 01, 2019. Calcutta University offers UG Admissions in various disciplines such as B.Ed., B.Lib.Sc., B.Sc., BA and BALLB. The candidates willing to take admission in any of these courses can apply online on the official website of Calcutta University.

PG Courses:

Calcutta University offers admission to various post graduate programs including M.Ed., MA, M.Com. and M.Sc. in multiple disciplines. The candidates can apply for PG programs in online and offline mode from July 13, 2019.

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