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University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Year Founded : 1857
Accreditation : UGC
Recognition : NAAC
Affiliation : State University
Contact No : 033-22413288
Email : vc@caluniv.ac.in
Website : http://www.caluniv.ac.in/

University of Calcutta, Kolkata was established in 1857, during the administration of Lord Canning, the Governor General of India. The University of Calcutta is the oldest of the modern universities in India and accredited as five star status by NAAC. It is a state government administered affiliating and Research University that has been recognized as a centre of excellence by the UGC. The University adopted in the first instance, the pattern of the University of London and gradually introduced modifications in its constitution.

The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate as well as PhD program Science and business disciplines offered by the university are in high demand as these fields are expected to have better job opportunities.

Facilities at University of Calcutta -


  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Museum
  • Classrooms
  • Hostels
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Medical Center
  • Placements
  • Vehicle Parking
  • Transport
  • Sports

Faculties at University of Calcutta -


  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce, Social Welfare & Business Management
  • Faculty of Education, Journalism and Library Science
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Home Science
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Science


Campuses at University of Calcutta -


  • Asutosh Siksha Prangan (Commonly known as College Street Campus)
  • Rashbehari Siksha Prangan (Commonly known as Rajabazar Science College Campus)
  • Taraknath Palit Siksha Prangan (Commonly known as Ballygunge Science College Campus)
  • Sahid Kshudiram Siksha Prangan (Commonly known as Alipore Campus)
  • B.T. Road Campus
  • Hazra Road Campus (Commonly known as Law College Campus)
  • Viharilal Home Science Campus
  • Technology Campus, Salt Lake
  • University Health Service, Goenka Hospital Diagnostic Research Centre
  • Haringhata Campus
  • University Press and Book Depot
  • Baruipur Campus
  • University Grounds and Tent
  • University Rowing Club


Centres at University of Calcutta -


  • 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
  • China 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 center for “Electrophysiology & Neuro-Imaging studies including Mathematical Modeling”
  • Centre for Millimeter 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
  • Centre for the Study of China and her Neighbourhood
  • Nehru Studies Centre
  • Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
  • Institute of Foreign Policy Studies
  • Centre for Pollination Studies
  • University of Calcutta – Calcutta Stock Exchange Centre of Excellence in Financial Markets (CUCSE-CEFM)
Name : University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Location : Senate House
87 /1 College Street
City : Kolkata
State : West Bengal
Country : India
Contact No : 033-22413288
Contact Email : vc@caluniv.ac.in
Website : http://www.caluniv.ac.in/   
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