University of Calcutta, Kolkata


The University of Calcutta (Informally known as Calcutta University or CU) was established on 24 January 1857. It is a public state university located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university. The university is affiliated with UGC, NAAC and AIU. It is approved by the Indian Council for Agriculture Research. The Kolkata University offered many courses in various disciplines.


The university has a total of 14 campuses spread over the city of Kolkata. The campus is located in Senate House, 87/1 College Street, Kolkata. There are different departments in this university. There are individual laboratories for each department. The instrumentation room is also available in the college campus. The library of the university covers the large set of the journals, e journals and thesis.


The Kolkata University has the spacious classrooms which are air-conditioned. The college labs are well-furnished and ventilated. It also provides the facilities with latest technologies and modern equipments. It has also many other facilities like central library, sports, research unit, security, canteen, support services, transport facilities, etc. The university campus is well-equipped with all modern facilities. It has Hi-Speed internet connection. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students.


The courses offered by the Kolkata University in UG, PG and Doctorate level. There are many institutes for the different courses. The institute of the Agricultural Science offers the Degree course in M.Sc. level. The course offered in the institute is of full duration. The course offered in Institute of Agricultural Sciences is as follows:

  • M.Sc. in Agriculture Chemistry and Soil Science


The mission and motto of the placement & training cell of the Kolkata University is to enhance and facilitate the process of employment. It conducts the job fairs and industrial tours every year. The cell conducts the on-campus and off-campus placement. It invites the most reputed companies in their college.


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