University of Calcutta

University Of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, India


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established Established :

24th January 1857&

campus University Type and Campus :

Urban, 136 affiliated colleges

The University of Calcutta (informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university.[citation needed] Within India it is recognised as a "Five-Star University" and a "Centre with Potential for Excellence" by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. There are seven Nobel laureates associated with this university including Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen. The university has the highest number of students who have cleared the doctoral entrance eligibility exam in Natural Science & Arts conducted by Government of India's National Eligibility Test to become eligible to pursue research with full scholarship awarded by the Government of India.

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Motto: Advancement of Learning

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Students: 22,520

Undergraduates: 3,715

Postgraduates: 15,750

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Performance Analysis

Academics
34.7%
International Outlook
13.1%
Research Citations
19.8%
Industry income
29.2%
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