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University of Calcutta, About University of Calcutta in India

Calcuttauniversity 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. The University is now being governed by the Calcutta University Act, 1979.

The Act provides for the reconstitution of the University to enable it to function more effectively in the fields of teaching, training and research in various branches of learning and courses of study and for higher ducation to meet the growing needs of the Society. The C.U. Act, 1979 has ensured democratisation of the various authorities of the University. It has given sufficient autonomy to the academic bodies of the University.

 

Established: 24 January 1857
Asian Rankings: 110
India Rankings: 8th
Our Chancellors: Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Our Vice-Chancellors: Suranjan Das
Main Campus Area : 2.7 acres (approx.)
Address: Senate House, 87 /1 College Street, Kolkata-700 073
Website:
 www.caluniv.ac.in

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# Post-Graduate Studies :

1. Agriculture & Veterinary Science

2. Arts

3. Commerce, Social Welfare & Business  Management

4. Education, Journalism and Library Science

5. Engineering & Technology

6. Fine Arts, Music and Home Science

7. Law

8. Medicine, Nursing, Homeopathy, Ayurved &  Dental  Science

9. Science

# Under Graduate Studies :

1. Arts, Science, Commerce,  Home Science, Fine Arts and Music

2. Engineering and Technology

3. Medicine, Dental Science, Veterinary Science etc.

Departments:

  • Agricultural Chemistry & Soil Science
  • Agronomy
  • Ancient Indian History and Culture
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Optics and Photonics
  • Applied Physics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Arabic and Persian
  • Archaeology
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Audit and Accounts
  • Bengali Language and Literature
  • Bio-chemistry
  • Bio-physics, Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany
  • Business Management
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronic Science
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Science
  • French
  • Genetic & Plant Breeding
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Horticulture
  • Islamic History and Culture
  • Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Language
  • Law
  • Library
  • Library and Information Science
  • Linguistic
  • Marine Science
  • Microbiology
  • Museology
  • Office of the Controller of Examinations
  • Office of the Curator, Asutosh Museum
  • Office of the Deputy Controller of Examinations
  • Office of the Deputy Registrar
  • Office of the Development and Planning Officer
  • Office of the Estate and Trust Officer
  • Office of the Finance Officer
  • Office of the Inspector of Colleges
  • Office of the Joint Controller of Examinations
  • Office of the Joint Inspector of Colleges
  • Office of the Joint Registrar (BCW)
  • Office of the Pro - Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
  • Office of the Pro - Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs and Finance
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Office of the Secretary, Councils for Under Graduate Studies
  • Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Education, Journalism and Library Science
  • Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Engineering, Technology and Agricultural Sciences
  • Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Fine Arts, Music and Home Science
  • Office of the Secretary, Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Law
  • Office of the Senior Secretary, Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Arts, Commerce, Social Welfare and Business Management
  • Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Pali
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Polymer Science and Technology
  • Psychology
  • Pure Mathematics
  • Radiophysics and Electronics
  • Sanskrit
  • Seed Science & Technology
  • Sociology
  • South and South East Asian Studies
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Tamil
  • Urdu
  • Zoology




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