University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta Ranking

country rank: 36
world rank: 3085

University Overview

The University of Calcutta ranking was founded in 1857 and is a non-profit public higher education institution in the urban environment of Kolkata (population range of over 5,000,000 people), West Bengal. University of Calcutta ranking (CU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. The University of Calcutta (CU) provides courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees, including as bachelor’s degrees, in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 163-year-old Indian university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at CU.

University of Calcutta Ranking

University Identity

Name University of Calcutta
Acronym CU
Founded 1857
Motto Advancement of Learning
Colours Sky blue

University Location

Address 87/1 College Street Kolkata 700 073 West Bengal India
Tel +91 (33) 2241 3288
Fax +91 (33) 2241 3222

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

Social Media


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