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Ranked 151 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Presidency University, Kolkata

Presidency University, Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal UGC Estd 2010 State University NAAC 4 Questions Answered Ranked 151 for Overall by NIRF 2020

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Presidency University Kolkata is an institute of higher education in College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal. The institute was formerly known as ‘Hindoo College’ in 1817 and ‘Presidency College of Bengal' in 1855. UGC recognised Presidency University as Institute of Eminence. In 2010, it was accorded the status of Presidency University after functioning as a top constituent college of the University of Calcutta for about 193 years. Presidency University at Kolkata offers courses in various departments such as Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, Political Science and many more. 

Presidency University Kolkata Highlights 

Established | type2010 | State University
ApprovalUGC, NAAC, and AIU
CoursesB. A/B.Sc./M.A./M.Sc./ PhD
Accepted ExamPUBDET/PUMDET/Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET)
Applications Available Online 
Admission Criteria Entrance-based
Official Websitehttp://www.presiuniv.ac.in/

Presidency University Kolkata Ranking

Presidency University Kolkata occupied the spot of 151 out of 200 institutions in 2020 as per the rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF Ranking).

Presidency University Kolkata Courses

Presidency University has 17 departments which offer UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in various specializations. Here is the course list for choosing the programme offered by the Presidency University:

Courses Details 
BA (Hons.)
  • Specializations: History, Bengali, English, Sociology, Political Science, Hindi, Philosophy, and Performing Arts.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
B.Sc. (Hons)
  • Specializations: Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Life Sciences, Physics, Geology, and Statistics.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
MA
  • Specializations: History, Bengali, English, Political Science, Hindi, Sociology, Philosophy, and Performing Arts.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
M.Sc.
  • Specializations: Geography, Applied Economics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Geology, Microbial Biotechnology, and Plant Biotechnology. 
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
Ph.D.
  • Specializations: Political Science, Hindi, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Bengali, Geography, Economics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and Mathematics.
  • Duration: 6 years
  • Eligibility: Candidate must have passed PG with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved category) from the same disciplinary field.

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Presidency University Kolkata Admission

Admission at Presidency University Kolkata is based on entrance exams conducted by WBJEE like PUBDET for UG admission 2020 and PUMDET for PG admission 2020. Ph.D. Entrance Test is conducted within the university level for Doctoral course admission. Students must have a bachelor’s degree for PG admissions and master’s degree for research-level doctoral admission. Scoring a certain cut off will seal the admissions to the various courses offered here. 

The Presidency University application form and concerned entrance examination form can be filled online by following the given steps:

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the official portal of WBJEE.
  • Candidates opting for UG Programme will fill the application form of PUBDET and those opting for PG Programme will fill the PUMDET entrance exam application form.
  • For Ph.D. courses, visit the official portal of the university for more details. 
  • Register yourself by filling in all the particular details.
  • Upload scanned copies of documents, photograph, and signature as required.
  • The application fee is Rs. 500/- payable online through Net Banking/Credit card/Debit card.
  • Appear for the concerned exam to crack it.
  • Finalize your seat after verifying the originals and paying the fees. 

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Presidency University Kolkata Placements

The Presidency University has a dedicated placement cell that works on up building of students by providing opportunities in their professional work. The companies actively recruit the students on the basis of their knowledge and talent. 

Highest package salary to the candidates getting placed are13 LPA and while, that of the Average package salary is 5 LPA.

Some of the recruiters visiting Presidency University Kolkata are: HSBC, Mindtree, Mu sigma, PWC, Genpact, Wipro, En Y, Citi, SBI, Orange tree, RBI, NABARD, yes bank, and Deloitte.

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Presidency University Kolkata Scholarships 

Presidency University provides many different scholarships to students for their higher studies. The students need to login to the portal of various scholarship sites in order to get the benefit. The official website provides access to different scholarships.

Few scholarships provided are:

  • Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship/K3 Scholarship
  • Minority Scholarships 
  • Priyamvada Birla Scholarship
  • Sambhava Foundation Scholarship
  • Harsh & Payal Hada Foundation
  • Kanyashree Scholarship

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Presidency University Kolkata Facilities 

The University has a very well-maintained Infrastructure. It provides various facilities to be used by students & faculty members as follows:

  • Laboratory- The University provides discipline-based laboratory facilities to the students. Some of which include, Chemistry lab, Computer lab, Physics lab, and Biology lab. 
  • Hostel Facility- The Hostel provisions are for both girls as well as boys separately with basic amenities like mess facility, library, Wi-Fi, indoor sports, and transportation, etc. The hostel will be provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Corporate Society- The Presidency University operates Co-operative society is a voluntary organization of persons to look after each other's mutual cooperation. 
  • Miscellaneous Facilities- Other Facilities include Library, E-Classroom, Auditorium, Medical Facilities, Cafeteria, Wi-Fi facility, Virtual Labs, Sports Complex, and IT Infrastructure, etc. 

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Presidency University Kolkata Faculty 

Presidency University, Kolkata has 17 departments and each department has very well renowned, highly educated and encouraging faculty members. The staff stats are:

  • Administrative staff: 220
  • Doctorate holders: 3

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Presidency University Kolkata FAQs

Ques. How is the Mathematics Department in Presidency University Kolkata?

Ans. The Presidency University Kolkata provides highly educated teachers and professors in every respective field. The Department deals with pure mathematics. The teachers give lecture and doubt clearance session is also scheduled for the students. The department provides various facilities to the students such as labs, Wi-Fi, AC, and Library.

Ques. What are the entrance exams scheduled for the UG and PG programs at Presidency University Kolkata?

Ans. The entrance exam scheduled for the UG program is PUBDET & for the PG program is PUMDET AT Presidency University Kolkata. The exams are conducted by WBJEE board.

Ques. Does Presidency University Kolkata provide on-campus or off-campus hostel accommodations?

Ans.The Presidency University Kolkata provides off-campus hostel accommodations for girls and for boys it is just behind the University. It also provides a free transport facility to the campus and back.

Ques. What is the highest package of Presidency University Kolkata?

Ans. Presidency University Kolkata offers the highest package of INR 13 LPA.

Ques. How is student life at Presidency University Kolkata?

Ans. The Presidency University Kolkata gives a liberal, open-minded, & positive thinking environment. The study pattern here includes English pronunciation by both teachers and students. It maintains the decorum of the University. The students get a friendly environment which feels like home and get access to various campus facilities.

Presidency University, Kolkata Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Sc {Hons.}₹2,125 (1st Year Fees)10+2
B.A {Hons.}₹2,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.A₹3,960 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Sc₹3,960 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Ph.D₹14,500 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
Select Degree : B.Sc {Hons.} B.A {Hons.} M.A M.Sc Ph.D
Select Stream : Arts Science

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Bachelor of Arts [B.A] {Hons.}

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Master of Arts [M.A]

₹ 3,960 1st Yr Fees
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Master of Science [M.Sc]

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Ranking of Presidency University
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Overall  #151 out of 200  in  India 2020

#4th in Kolkata

#101 out of 200  Top Universities in India 2020


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    StudentB.A HistoryBatch : 2020
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    It's a two hundred year old, prestigious university. The faculty seemed great, and my interest was research. So it all fell into place. I liked the ambience, small batch factor, and great amenities they provided.

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    Best University in India with highly updated facilities and a rich library and has the best curriculum which encourages research work.

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    Prantic DebanthChemistry honsBatch : 2000
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    Excellent faculty and huge prospectus clean campus regular classes very cooperative.always wanted to grab this university childhood dream historical background excellent intern facilities.library collection is astonishing.

    9/10academic
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    Saikat BiswasPhilosophy (Hon)Batch : 2021
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    It's one the best Universities in West Bengal. It's a government institute and I got the course I needed. The campus is amazing and full of vibrant people. The professors and the authorities are great as well.

    8/10academic
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    StudentB. Sc(Economics)Batch : 2022
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    9 /10

    Presidency University is highly reputed for the Economics Department for their notable alumnis including two nobel laureates in the field of Economics. As an economics aspirant, Presidency University is the best university to purse Economics in. Presidency University, Department of Economics hold a Summer School in Economics where notable alumnis and Professors from various reputed universities abroad come together for a conference. The department also holds a winter conference every year. Oikos, the economic society also brings in notable professors from other reputed universities for lectures addressing recent issues, organises debates on interesting agendas, interdepartmental quiz competi...

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    Sutithi DeyBachelor of ScienceBatch : 2000
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    10 /10

    I wish to study in this college. This is one of my favorite college. And the most mentioned thing is that the subject I have choosen for my higher education this college is one of the beat college for this subject.

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    StudentBSc (Hons) in EconomicsBatch : 2022
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    6.7 /10

    I choose this university mainly because of its past reputation and rich heritage. Also, being situated in College Street in Central Kolkata, the university also has a locational advantage. The Economics department here is reputed having produced many well-known alumni.

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    SK MIRAJ MONDALB.SCPursued
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    9 /10

    GOOD : SUBJECT WISE SYLLABUS IS VERY GOOD AND USEFUL. College position is very good. Bad : ADMINISTRATION FACILITY IS VERY BAD.

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    Soujanya MannaBSc StatisticsPursued
    BATCH : 2021
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    4.7 /10

    Moderately able, but needs to get lot better in handling students' demands and collectively working with them for a better rate of progress.

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    Srikanta MondalB.Sc Geography honoursPursued
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    9.7 /10

    It is really very good college.

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    Srijani Roy Chowdhury

    I'm studying under kazi nazrul university currently in 1st year. Can I transfer to presidency university and join 2nd year?

    21 Oct, 2019 09:37
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Srijani, the university does not provides migration facility. Thus, you will have to take fresh admission in the concerned course.

    22 Oct, 2019 16:52
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    Poulomi Dutta

    Hi, how many times can I apply for Presidency in MA?

    06 Mar, 2019 12:03
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Poulomi, visit the official website of the university or contact on 033-40529887 , 40529999 for relevant information.

    06 Mar, 2019 12:33
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    aryan yadav

    hi I wants to get admission in ma geography in2019-2020 batch plz suggest me how can I get admission

    24 Oct, 2018 09:10
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Aryan, To get admission details please check the link:- Presidency University Kolkata Admission.

    24 Oct, 2018 12:52
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    Anisha Kumari

    I want to take admission in BA... Can I take admission Now??

    10 Jun, 2018 09:12
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    Ritika Sharma

    Hi Anisha, to get admission details please check the link:- Presidency University Kolkata Admission.

    28 Aug, 2018 11:35
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    Rubendra bagdash

    When is the last date for filluping the form for master in english

    26 Apr, 2018 12:54
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi RuBendra Bagdash, To get the last date of form application submission please contact to this no. 033-40529887 , 40529999.

    26 Apr, 2018 17:47
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    farheen ansari

    i want admission for m.a so how can talk you so plzzz help me

    25 Apr, 2018 16:05
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    Garima Bansal

    Hi Farheen , For any information you can contact on this no.033-40529887 , 40529999

    04 May, 2018 12:49
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    ranjeet kumar sinha

    sir/madam....i couldn't take admission due to disease i was suffering from...please suggest how i can take admission and subject should i take in my BA. please help me out here...so as my one could be saved

    06 Sep, 2017 00:10
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    Kalpana Sharma Expert

    Hi Ranjeet, The date of admission for BA course in this university has passed, So you can apply for next year.

    06 Sep, 2017 14:56
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    Deepika Limbu

    hello, I have given 2 AS level(business studies and accountancy) subjects in 2014, and AS level english in 2016. I want to get it confirmed whether I can apply in your college or not. please do reply me, it would be really helpful. Thank you, regards, Deepika limbu

    25 Feb, 2017 00:10
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    soumyajeet kundu

    i want to study psychology what shall i do BA OR BSc...??

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03
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    Kashish Singh

    Want admission in English Honors

    22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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    September 19, 2020

    Presidency University Kolkata: UG Second Merit List Released on September 17, Check Details Here

    Presidency University, Kolkata has released the second merit list for admission into the various undergraduate courses of the varsity on September 17, 2020. Candidates who have applied for the admission process of the varsity can check the merit list on their official website: presiuniv.ac.in. Ea

    August 17, 2020

    Presidency University Kolkata Admission: PUBDET 2020 Called off in view of COVID-19 Pandemic; Check Details on PUMDET 2020 here

    West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has issued an official declaration on cancelling PUBDET (Presidency University Degree Entrance Test) 2020. Presidency University has informed all the PUBDET applicants of 2020 as entrance exam stands cancelled in view of the precarious si

    August 11, 2020

    Calcutta University: Admission Portal for UG Courses Becomes Operational

    The admission portal of three city universities, Jadavpur University(JU), Presidency University and Rabindra Bharati University for admission in undergraduate courses did not open up on Monday. However, the admission portal of Calcutta University for UG admission in its affiliated colleges ki

    July 25, 2020

    Jadavpur University, Presidency University may hold admission without entrance examinations

    With the coronavirus pandemic aggravating in West Bengal, and a notification from the state government to the state-aided universities to begin admissions from 10 August, uncertainty looms over the entrance examinations to the undergraduate courses in Jadavpur University and Presidency University.

    June 16, 2020

    Revised Dates to be Announced Soon for PUBDET, PUMDET | Check Latest Updates

    The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WJEEB) on behalf of the Presidency University conducts the Presidency University Bachelor Degree Entrance Test (PUBDET) and Presidency University Master Degree Entrance Test (PUMDET) in order to offer students admission to undergraduate an

    May 27, 2020

    Presidency University Students to Raise Funds for Cyclone-hit Booksellers

    Students of Presidency University on Tuesday pledged to stand by the cyclone-ravaged booksellers of College Street and provide them aid to help them get back on their feet.  The college street, a 2-km stretch near Presidency University in central Kolkata is the city's one-stop destinatio

    August 29, 2020

    Presidency University Result 2020: Semester Result, PUBDET, PUMDET, Counselling

    Presidency University, established in 1817 is one of the pre-eminent centres of the higher education in the country. The university offers various UG, PG & Ph.D programs. The admission to all the courses is based on the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. For the academics session 2020-21, t

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