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University of Calcutta

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Overview

Established in 1857, University of Calcutta is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Kolkata (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), West Bengal. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, University of Calcutta is a coeducational higher education institution. University of Calcutta offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 160 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. University of Calcutta also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name कोलकाता विश्वविद्यालय
Founded 1857
Motto Advancement of Learning
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Location


Address 87/1 College Street
Kolkata
700 073 West Bengal
India
Population range over 5,000,000
Phone +91 (33) 2241 3288
Fax +91 (33) 2241 3222
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Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Calcutta's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office
Phone +91

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Calcutta's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Calcutta's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

1857


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Bar Council of India (BCI)



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Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)


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