University of Calcutta Rankings

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In the World#1743 of 14178
In Asia#427 of 5833
In India#17 of 876
In West Bengal#3 of 42
In Kolkata#2 of 16

Quick Review

Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
English

Publications & Citations

Publications
18,601
Citations
227,394

University of Calcutta majors

by publication count

Chemistry
4,132
Biology
3,021
Materials science
2,155
Physics
1,732
Computer science
1,671
Mathematics
1,489
Medicine
727
Environmental science
552
Engineering
455
Geology
440
Economics
393
Geography
291
Psychology
238
Business
229
Political science
107
Sociology
93
History
67
Art
34
Philosophy
23

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Chemistry64167,652
Environmental science7177,820
Geology7524,796
Mathematics81013,491
Materials science81825,667
Biology82154,323
Physics82213,910
History852173
Economics8814,788
Computer science11608,856
Geography11611,443
Philosophy144635
Medicine15427,572
Engineering15562,117
Art180215
Business1999658
Political science2069152
Psychology21491,793
Sociology2232229

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990133548
1991143659
1992147641
1993142590
1994133624
1995124633
1996147695
1997149670
1998134814
1999133915
20001401073
20011531207
20021881371
20031921543
20042051789
20052312208
20062812750
20074003621
20083964415
20095625190
20106216621
20116958386
201287310657
201396813201
2014118115421
2015130316685
2016120917777
2017118919820
2018115518931
2019117022452
2020123125778

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions Requirements12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent, and competitive entrance examination
Academic CalendarJune to May
Enrollment22,500

Tuition

University of Calcutta has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+

General info

Alternative namesCU
कोलकाता विश्वविद्यालय
Founded1857
WikipediaUniversity of Calcutta
AccreditationUniversity Grants Commission (UGC)
MottoAdvancement of Learning
Colorssky blue
Academic structureFaculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Commerce, Social Welfare and Business Management
Faculty of Education, Journalism and Library Science
Faculty of Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Home Science
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Indian Universities (AIU)

Location and Contacts

Address87/1 College Street
Kolkata, West Bengal, 700 073
India
City population4,497,000
Phone+91 (33) 2241 3288
Fax+91 (33) 2241 3222

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