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Ranked 11 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 12 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 14 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 11 for Overall by QS 2020
Ranked 11 for Overall by QS 2019
Ranked 1121 for Overall by US News 2020
Ranked 3 for Overall by ARWU 2019
University of Calcutta, Kolkata - Scholarship Details

University of Calcutta, Kolkata - Scholarship Details

Kolkata, West Bengal UGC Estd 1857 State University NAAC Grade A 4 Questions Answered Ranked 11 for Overall by NIRF 2020+6 more

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University of Calcutta Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Calcutta University Scholarship:

Calcutta University provides various types of scholarships for its students such as the following:

  • Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial  Studentship
  • Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship  
  • Nalinakhya Dutta Stipend            
  • Ganada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship     
  • Hasimohon Kr. And  Tulsi Mani Kr. Scholarship   
  • Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship           
  • Dr. Hensi Stephen Scholarship  
  • Bhunath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship         
  • Political Science Reunion 94 Scholarship
  • Ruplekha Nandy Memorial Scholarship
  • Asok Kr. Saha Trustee Scholarship           
  • Need cum Merit Scholarship      
  • Uma Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship
  • Kalyan Sarkar Memorial Scholarship       
  • Anil Basak Memorial Scholarship              
  • Swati Bose Memorial Scholarship

NOTE:

All students are advised to go through the official website of the university or visit the university premises in person before applying any of the above-mentioned scholarship programs.

University of Calcutta, Kolkata : 4 Answered QuestionsView All

• Top Answer By Karan Luthra on 20-Oct-2020

Ans. The University of Calcutta is among the top 10 universities in India, as per the NIRF ranking 2020. According to the India Today survey, the university got the fifth rank among all the general universities of the country. St. Xavier's College has recently ranked 7th in the NIRF, 2020. The institute is the only one with an A++ grade by NAAC. Admission: University of Calcutta: For admission to MSc programs, the university has its entrance exam followed by an interview. Applicants should have at least 55% marks in BSc (Hons.) Computer Science or equivalent. 1st-year fee for MSc in Computer Science is Rs.2,314. St. Xavier's College: Admissions to PG courses, including MSc in Computer Science are based on the entrance test conducted by the university. Applicants must have attained a bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent (BIT/BCA) with a minimum of 55% in Honors. The minimum percentage required is 45% for the reserved category. The total fee for the 1st year in MSc Computer Science is Rs.22,000. Placement Statistics: University of Calcutta: The university is partnered with various government agencies and private organizations to provide placement and training workshops to the students. Few of the partner companies are BSNL, ONGC, CSIR, SBI, GSI, DLF, Albert David, and Cognizant. The average salary package offered was 3 LPA in the last academic year. Top recruiters are Axis Bank, TCS, Wipro, HSBC, PWC, Tata Motors, Samsung, NSE, ITC, Reliance, Nestle, etc. St. Xavier's College: SXC has witnessed an increase in the number of offers and average CTC offered during the on-campus placements in the past three years. During the 2016-17 academic session, around 30 companies participated in the placement drive, and in the 2018-19 session, this increased to 43. Students got placed with an annual CTC ranging from 3 Lakhs to 20.5 Lakhs. The highest package offered by the companies is 14 Lakhs, and the average package is around 9.5 Lakhs Uber, Adidas, Cognizant, Sony India Ltd., HSBC, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, J.P. Morgan, Google, Zomato, Infosys, etc. are the top employers. These are the few factors that you need to consider while comparing these two institutes for MSc Computer Science. As for which institute will be a better option, you should decide that.Read more

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• Top Answer By Kanu Priya on 07-Oct-2020

Ans. The University of Calcutta and the University of Burdwan have been ranked 11th and 101st respectively for overall by NIRF 2020. Calcutta University is considered as one of the biggest universities based on the no. of students. NAAC ranked the university as 'A’ grade in 2008. Burdwan University is ranked 22 for its MBA by Business Today and 3rd among all West Bengal Universities.  There are certain factors that differentiate both the Calcutta University and Burdwan University from West Bengal.  Affiliated Colleges: There are 164 Colleges Affiliated to Calcutta University, among them 19 are self-financed. Burdwan University has 200+ affiliated colleges.  Courses: Calcutta University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of disciplines in Arts, Commerce, Law, Education, Journalism & Library Science, Science, Social Welfare, etc. Burdwan University offers 45+ undergraduate courses, 30+ postgraduate courses, 10+ M. Phil, and 17 PhD. programs.  Admission: Admission to both the institutes are mainly merit-based or based on the performance of the candidates in entrance examinations.  Facilities:  Calcutta University offers facilities like libraries, hostels, Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, etc. Central Library, Computer Centre with internet facility, Science Instrumentation Centre and Central Instrumentation Facility, Health Centre, Museum and Art Gallery are some of the facilities provided at Burdwan University.  Scholarships: Calcutta University- Multiple Scholarships are available at CU.  Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial Studentship Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship  Nalinaksha Dutta Stipend Ganada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship Hasimohon Kr. And Tulsi Mani Kr. Scholarship  Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship Dr Hensi Stephen Scholarship Bhunath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship Burdwan University- The university offers multiple scholarships options like Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship and Scholarship Schemes by Government of India and UGC including P.G Indira Gandhi Scholarship. Placements: Calcutta University- The placement cell collaborates with various industries and establishments for the placement of the scholars. It has already effectively placed a number of students in the industry. The top recruiters at the institute are TCS, Bhel, Wipro, NTPC.  Burdwan University-  The university makes sincere efforts to arrange a number of interviews both on-campus and off-campus, where the students need to prove their merits to secure employment. Some of the major recruiters at the university are Cognizant, TCS, IBM, L&T.  As for which is better between CU or Burdwan University that depends on the specific course. The faculty should also be taken into consideration while choosing.Read more

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• Top Answer By Monika on 29-Sep-2020

Ans. The University of Calcutta and the University of Burdwan have been ranked 11th and 101st respectively for overall by NIRF 2020. Calcutta University is considered as one of the biggest universities based on the no. of students. NAAC ranked the university as 'A’ grade in 2008. Burdwan University is ranked 22 for its MBA by Business Today and 3rd among all West Bengal Universities.  There are certain factors that differentiate both the Calcutta University and Burdwan University from West Bengal.  Affiliated Colleges: There are 164 Colleges Affiliated to Calcutta University, among them 19 are self-financed. Burdwan University has 200+ affiliated colleges.  Courses: Calcutta University offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a variety of disciplines in Arts, Commerce, Law, Education, Journalism & Library Science, Science, Social Welfare, etc. Burdwan University offers 45+ undergraduate courses, 30+ postgraduate courses, 10+ M. Phil, and 17 PhD. programs.  Admission: Admission to both the institutes are mainly merit-based or based on the performance of the candidates in entrance examinations.  Facilities:  Calcutta University offers facilities like libraries, hostels, Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, etc. Central Library, Computer Centre with internet facility, Science Instrumentation Centre and Central Instrumentation Facility, Health Centre, Museum and Art Gallery are some of the facilities provided at Burdwan University.  Scholarships: Calcutta University- Multiple Scholarships are available at CU.  Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial Studentship Bhupendranath Memorial Scholarship  Nalinaksha Dutta Stipend Ganada Sundari Sarkar Memorial Scholarship Hasimohon Kr. And Tulsi Mani Kr. Scholarship  Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship Dr Hensi Stephen Scholarship Bhunath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship Burdwan University- The university offers multiple scholarships options like Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship and Scholarship Schemes by Government of India and UGC including P.G Indira Gandhi Scholarship. Placements: Calcutta University- The placement cell collaborates with various industries and establishments for the placement of the scholars. It has already effectively placed a number of students in the industry. The top recruiters at the institute are TCS, Bhel, Wipro, NTPC.  Burdwan University-  The university makes sincere efforts to arrange a number of interviews both on-campus and off-campus, where the students need to prove their merits to secure employment. Some of the major recruiters at the university are Cognizant, TCS, IBM, L&T.  As for which is better between CU or Burdwan University that depends on the specific course. The faculty should also be taken into consideration while choosing.Read more

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• Top Answer By Ramanpreet Kaur on 14-Aug-2020

Ans. The table given below gives a brief overview of both institutes: CALCUTTA UNIVERSITY VIDYASAGAR UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHED 1857 1981 NIRF RANKING(LAST 5 YEARS) 5TH-10TH  80TH-90TH  AVERAGE SALARY 4 LPA 5 LPA COURSES OFFERED 1573 ACROSS 15 STREAMS 801 ACROSS 11 STREAMS Calcutta University has earned many recognitions and honours to its name; it was awarded the 1st position among the state universities in QS BRICS & QS India University Rankings 2019. Scholarly and eminent personalities like Swami Vivekananda, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Dr. Rajendra Prasad are alumni of this prestigious university. Key features about placement statistics: Highest salary package offered was 8LPA, in the last academic session. Median salary package offered was 4LPA, in the last academic session. Tie-ups with foreign universities like Oxford University, Princeton, University of Glasgow among many others. Top recruiters being Samsung, TCS, HSBC, Wipro and government agencies like ONGC, BSNL, CSIR. Vidyasagar University is a very reputed institution in the state and country. It has a highly dedicated and distinguished faculty contingency which aims at imparting in-depth knowledge to shape future leaders and help students excel in their professional careers. Key highlights of the 2018-19 academic session placements are: Highest salary package offered was 36LPA by World Bank for W.B.A.M.I Development Project. Average salary package offered was 5LPA for the total of 122 students placed. Top recruiters were ICICI, HDFC, Asian Paints, and many West Bengal government authorities. This was a comparative analysis between the two universities according to the data provided. It is on the individual how they fit into the eligibility criteria and if they are getting the course of their choice. Universities just act as catalysts in honing one’s skills. Read more

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    Arpita jana

    want to know about first year b.a schooarship for honours students

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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Arpita, kindly visit the official website of Calcutta or contact on 033-22410071 , 22410074 , 22414984 , 22414989 , 22412850 for relevant information.

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    suvam dey

    how i get a admition in this university

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    sangeeta rawat

    Hi Suvam, To know about the admission procedure you can check this link Admission

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    Ayush Das

    I have to apply for the course B.Sc (Economics) Honors from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata. My Aspiration to do this Undergraduate program is from St. Xavier's College. Please navigate me from where I have to apply (online/offline).

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    Hi Ayush, to apply for the course, you have to visit the official website of the college. You may have the details on admission procedure by visiting the link http://collegedunia.com/college/4970-st-xaviers-college-sxc-kolkata/admission

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