Everything you need to know about the University of Calcutta

Everything you need to know about the University of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta is a public college that was established in 1857 a Kolkata, West Bengal. The University of Calcutta runs with the motto of “Advancement of Learning” and hosts around 19,004 students who are enrolled in various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. The University of Calcutta is recognized by the University Grants Commission, the National Assessment Accreditation Council, the Association of Indian Universities, and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. 

The University of Calcutta was placed in the 7th position by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020. The University of Calcutta has had three Nobel Laurates as its Notable Alumni such as Rabindranath Tagore, Amartya Sen, and Abhijit Banerjee.  

The University of Calcutta currently has 160 colleges and institutes affiliated with it. 

Colleges affiliated to University of Calcutta:

ASUTOSH COLLEGE

Asutosh College was set up in 1916.

Courses offered:

UG

Bachelor of Science in

  •   Bio-Chemistry (Hons.)
  •   Botany (Hons.)
  •   Chemistry (Hons.)
  •   Computer Science (Hons.)
  •   Economics (Hons.)
  •   Electronics (Hons.)
  •   Environmental Science (Hons.)
  •   Geography (Hons.)
  •   Geology (Hons.)
  •   Mathematics (Hons.)
  •   Microbiology (Hons.)
  •   Physics (Hons.)
  •   Psychology (Hons.) SCIENCE
  •   Statistics (Hons.)
  •   Zoology (Hons.)
  •   Industrial Fish and Fisheries (Major)
  •   B.Sc (General)

Bachelor of Arts in:

  •   Bengali (Hons.)
  •   English (Hons.)
  •   History (Hons.)
  •   Journalism & Mass Communication (Hons.)
  •   Philosophy (Hons.)
  •   Political Science (Hons.)
  •   Psychology (Hons.)(ARTS)
  •   Sanskrit (Hons.)
  •   Sociology (Hons.)
  •   Communicative English (Major)
  •   B.A. (General)

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Course:

  • BBA (Hons.)

PG

  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Environmental Science
  • Master of Science in Geography
  • Master of Arts in Bengali

DIPLOMA 

  • Diploma Software Development
  • Advanced Diploma in Software Development

BAGNAN COLLEGE

Bagnan College was set up in 1958.

Courses Offered:

UG

Arts (Honours)

·       Bengali

·       English

·       Sanskrit

·       History

·       Political Science

·       Philosophy

Arts (General)

·       Bengali

·       English

·       Sanskrit

·       History

·       Political Science

·       Philosophy

·       Economics

·       Education

Science (Honours)

·       Physics

·       Chemistry

·       Mathematics

·       Economics

Science (General)

·       Physics

·       Chemistry

·       Mathematics

·       Zoology

·       Botany

·       Economics

·       Computer Science

·       Food & Nutrition

Commerce (Honours + General)

·       B.Com

BANGABASI COLLEGE

Bangabasi College was set up in 1887

Courses offered:

UG

ARTS

  • Bachelor of Science in Anthropology Honors
  • Bachelor of Science geography Honors
  • Bachelor of Science Psychology Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts (General)
  • Bachelor of Arts Bengali Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts English Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Geography Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts History Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Philosophy Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Political Science Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Sanskrit Honors
  • Bachelor of Arts Sociology Honors

Science

Bachelor of Science Honors in

  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Zoology

Commerce

  • Bachelor of Commerce (General)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance Honors
  • Bachelor of Science Economics Honors

PG

  • Master of Science Zoology

CALCUTTA GIRL’S COLLEGE

Calcutta Girl’s College was set up in 1963.

Courses offered:

UG

Arts 

Bachelor of Arts (General)

Bachelor of Arts Honors in

  • Urdu
  • English
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Education
  • Bengali
  • Hindi

Commerce 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (General)
  • Bachelor of Commerce Accounting and Finance Honors
  • Bachelor of Science Economics Honors

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Education Honors

Science

  • Bachelor of Science Economics honors
  • Bachelor of Science (General)

CITY COLLEGE

City College was set up in 1881.

Courses offered:

B.Sc. Courses

  • Physics (Honors)
  • Chemistry (Honors)
  • Mathematics (Honors)
  • Economics (Honors)
  • Botany (Honors)
  • Zoology (Honors)
  • Physiology (Honors)
  • B.Sc. (Physical Science General)
  • B.Sc. (BioScience General)

B.A. Courses

  • English (Honors)
  • Bengali (Honors)
  • Sanskrit (Honors)
  • Philosophy (Honors)
  • History (Honors)
  • Political Science (Honors)
  • B.A. (General)

B.Com. Courses

  • B.Com. (Honors)
  • B.Com. (General)

GURUDAS COLLEGE

Gurudas College was set up in 1956.

Courses Offered:

SCIENCE (SUBJECTS OFFERED)

Bachelor of Science:

  • Biochemistry (Honors)
  • Botany (Honors+ General)
  • Chemistry (Honors+ General)
  • Computer Science 
  • Economics (Honors+ General)
  • Mathematics (Honors+ General)
  • Microbiology (Honors+ General)
  • Physics (Honors+ General)
  • Zoology (Honors+ General)
  • Statistics (General)

HUMANITIES (SUBJECTS OFFERED)

Bachelor of Arts in:

  • Bengali (Honors+ General)
  • English (Honors+ General)
  • History (Honors+ General)
  • Political Science (Honors+ General)
  • Economics (Honors+ General)
  • Philosophy (Honors+ General)
  • Sanskrit (Honors+ General)
  • Sociology (Honors+ General)
  • Journalism & Mass Communication (Honors+ General)
  • Education (General)

COMMERCE- Bachelor of Commerce in

  • Honors in Accounting & Finance.
  • General

PG

  • Master of Arts in Bengali
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics

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