top General Information


Street:Senate House, 87/1 College Street


Province:West Bengal

Post Code:700 073


Other Sites

Also 18 research centres.

Institution Funding



Founded 1857.

Academic Year

June to May

Admission Requirements

12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent, and competitive entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : Debasis Das

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Faculty : Agriculture

Fields of study:Agriculture, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science, Veterinary Science

Faculty : Arts

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Languages, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Religious Studies, Economics, English, Heritage Preservation, Hindi, History, Indic Languages, Islamic Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Museum Studies, Persian, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Sanskrit, Sociology, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Urdu

Faculty : Commerce, Social Welfare and Business Management

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce

Faculty : Education, Journalism and Library Science

Fields of study:Education, Educational Administration, Film, Journalism, Library Science, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Radio and Television Broadcasting

Faculty : Engineering and Technology

Fields of study:Applied Physics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Materials Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Meteorology, Optics, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Pharmacology, Polymer and Plastics Technology, Power Engineering, Radiophysics, Rubber Technology, Technology

Faculty : Fine Arts, Music and Home Science

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Home Economics, Music, Nutrition

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Civil Law, Criminal Law, Law

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Analytical Chemistry, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Genetics, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inorganic Chemistry, Instrument Making, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Natural Sciences, Nuclear Physics, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Physiology, Psychology, Solid State Physics, Statistics, Toxicology, Zoology

top Degrees

Post Diploma

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

top Academic Periodicals


Calcutta Review


Main Press

Calcutta University Press

Updated on 02-02-2018