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University of Calcutta

History

The Court of Directors of the East India Company sent a despatch in July, 1854 to the Governor-General of India in Council, suggesting the establishment of the Universities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay. In pursuance of that despatch, the University of Calcutta was founded on January 24, 1857.

Education

Academic Departments:

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

Short Courses

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
751 50
2024
801
2023
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
1001
2023
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
901
2022
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
1376
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Library services

The library system houses an enviable collection of books, journals, theses, reports, etc., to cater to the learning needs of its users for years. Keeping pace with the technological advancement, the University has been embracing digital technologies for making its resources more accessible to all.

ICT services

At University of Calcutta, we aim to improve the online learning experience by curating and organising our e-learning resources. We have created an INFLIBNET facility to enable our research scholars to submit their theses for similarity checking and enable our academic community to maintain academic integrity.

Campus life

The Main Campus Area has 2.7 acres approximately.

Calcutta, Bengal, India

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