University of Calcutta

Recently, University of Calcutta requests for application from eligible candidates to its 5 year Integrated MLIS (Master of Library and Information Sc.) that is commencing its academic session 2013-2018.  Besides, the university has decided to introduce more courses integrating Bachelors as well as Masters Degree for current academic session.  (Source: With this Calcutta University has turned new leaf in country’s educational history. Taking new initiatives in academia becomes a culture of this university.  Founded on 24th January in 1857, this premier university has been conferred with the status of ‘University with Potential for Excellence’ by University Grants Commission and A Grade accreditation by NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council).  In ‘2009’s Top Asian Universities assessment’, this university has ranked third amongst universities of India.  For details about the top courses, application procedure, admission data etc, you must check out the following points:

Application Process

Eligible candidates can secure application forms CU’s Sales Counter on all working days. For courses like BA LLB students can even download from official website  Attested copies of academic certificates have to be attached with application form at times of submission. Final selection will be done on the basis of performance of students at entrance examination and personal interview session.

Courses offered by University of Calcutta:

Post Graduate Programs Undergraduate Courses

M Phil, Doctoral, Post Doctoral Courses

PG Diploma, certificate courses

Self Financed Courses

Vocational Programs





Business Management,


Journalism, Library & Information Science,

Engineering and Technology,

Law, Fine Arts, Music as well as Home Sc.

Latest Academic Year Admissions Data of Few Important Academic Courses

Names of Programs Entrance Examination

(Date and Time)

Distribution of Forms Last Date of Submission of Forms Entrance examination fee Duration of Course
BA LLB 25th May, 2013 at 12 PM 10th April, 2013 17th May , 2013 For Gen. category :Rs 320

For Reserved Category: Rs 170

5 years
MBA (Finance)  Selection will be based on CAT/MAT scores, academic achievements, Group Discussion, Interview, Job Experience For Both CAT and MAT qualified candidates:


19th September 2012

For CAT candidates:

5th December 2012


For MAT qualified Candidates:

31st January 2013

Rs 1000 2 years
PHD(Mathematics) Written Test:

2nd July 2013 from 12 Pm to 2 PM


8th July, 2013 at 1 PM


- 17th  June, 2013 Rs 100  

Contact address:

University of Calcutta,
Senate House,

87 /1 College Street
Kolkata –

Pin Code: 700 073
Telephone No.: +91-33-22410071


Any Special Financial Aid Provision

Few popular scholarships offered by Calcutta university are as follows:

  • Aditi Chaudhuri Smarak Award
  • Anil Chandra Gupta Memorial  Studentship
  • Amulya Kr. Saha Book Prize
  • Arati Bakshi Memorial Scholarship
  • Ramesh Chandra Sarkar Memorial Scholarship
  • Anita Memorial Scholarship

Campus Info & Services

  • 14 campuses located in different areas of the city.
  • At present, the main university library has 10 lakh books. Besides, there are 39 departmental libraries that include books, journal and other publication. Students can get online facilities that include online catalogue, archive of online journals, Cambridge ebooks and the like.
  • Spacious hostels for boys and girls
  • Computer center
  • Banks
  • University halls

University of Calcutta aims to offer quality education as per international standards.  Students who pass out from this university enjoy excellent job opportunities both in India and abroad.