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Features
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation CU
Teachers 554
Students 18,883
Religion None
Academic calendar Continuous
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Advancement of Learning
Accreditation
• University Grants Commission, India
Affiliations
• Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Rankings
World ranking675
Country ranking10
Ranking in world by sphere
Social Sciences and Management377
Cost of living in Kolkata, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation $47 $87
Food $63 $111
Transportation $2 $11
Communications and utilities $26 $26
Clothing $10 $39
Sports and leisure $8 $32
Accommodation in Kolkata, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre$47
Shared room in city centre$109
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre$78
1 bedroom apartment in city centre$132
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking675
QS World University Rankings641
Webometrics Ranking1970
Alternative title
கொல்கத்தா பல்கலைக்கழகம்ta
ਕੋਲਕਾਤਾ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀpa
കൊൽക്കത്ത സർവ്വകലാശാലml
ಕಲ್ಕತ್ತ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯkn
कोलकाता विश्वविद्यालयhi
Université de calcuttafr
কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়bn
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University of Calcutta (CU) - public higher education institution in India.

University of Calcutta - Description

In July 1854, the Court of Directors of the East India Company sent a 'despatch' to the Governor General of India in Council suggesting the establishment of the Universities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay. In pursuance of the despatch, the University of Calcutta was founded on January 24,1857 by the incorporation of an Act of the Legislative Council. 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. The University has a number of campuses spread all over the metropolis and its suburbs.

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