University of Calcutta

University of Calcutta, Kolkata - Course, Admission & application 2020

Calcutta University: Get latest update about admission, entrance exam, admit card and Results of the University of Calcutta.

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87, 1, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073

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033 2219 2286

About University Of Calcutta

The University of Calcutta is a public university located in Kolkata West Bengal (WB). This university was founded on 24 January 1856 by Alexander Duff. It is the first institution in Asia which is launched on the basis of the Western-style Education system. The name of this university is among the best universities in India. In India, It is 5 star rated university and it is also known as Calcutta University. The National Assessment and Accreditation Council has rated with "A" grade. 

If you are a resident of West Bengal and want to get a higher education, then Calcutta University (CU) is best for you. Our former President Shri Pranab Mukherjee has also completed higher education from this university. There are many people who are serving the Nation after getting higher education from this university. Here, I am going to tell you about the Calcutta University Course, Application, Fee, Exam and Result.

Calcatta University Short Details:

Establishment Year1856
Formed By Alexander Duff
Total Affiliated College136
Campus in University14
Type State University
No. of Centers21
CommunicationIt is 6 km away from Kolkata Railway Station & 15 km from Airport. 

Calcutta University Courses:

Friends, as I mentioned above, this university has 14 campuses and 164 affiliated colleges, and every college runs the various types of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. List of courses run by University of Calcutta is as follows:

Course Name:
Eligibility: Entry Type:
B.Tech ( 4 years)10+2 (PCM) with 45% MarksThrough WBJEE 
BA LLB10+2 with 45% MarksEntrance Test
MBA Graduation with 50% MarksCAT

B.Ed50% marks in Bachelor DegreeMerit List
Admission Test
Lib. ScBachelor Degree with Honours (10 + 2+ 3)Admission Test
B.Com10+2 (Commerce) with 45% Marks
M.ComB.Com (H)Entrance Test

Calcutta University Admission:

The University of Calcutta conducts entrance examination for the admission of some important UG and PG programmes. For this, the application is accepted online.  Admission in most UG and PG courses is on the basis of merit and the merit list is set by the university. 

If you want to take admission in Common Course like BA, B.Sc, B.Com etc then you have to apply by choosing the college.  After that, the college will prepare merit list, if your marks come under the merit list then you will be eligible to take admission in that college. 

Students who want to take admission in BA LLB and Other Courses for which University organise entrance test then you have to apply online and appear for the entrance exam. After qualifying the entrance exam, you will be able to take admission in such a course.

How to apply for CU Entrance Exam?

Mostly, the Calcutta University Entrance Exam application is accepted online through official portal. Online application processes commence in the month of May. Following are the procedure to apply for the Entrance Test:

  • First of all, You need to visit the official portal of the University.
  • After landing on the home page of the university website, You will see notification of UG / PG Admission.
  • Click on the link of Admission notification.
  • Now, You will be taken to the online application website. Here, I request you to read the prospectus released by the University.
  • Check eligibility, exam pattern and application.
  • After that, Click on online application link.
  • Now, Fill the application form, upload photograph, pay the examination fee and submit the application.

How to Get Calcutta University Admit card?

The Hall Ticket of Calcatta University Entrance test can only be obtained through online. As we know, the university accepts application online only, so the admit card will also be released online. If you have submitted the application for the Entrance Test and looking for the hall ticket to appear in the exam then you need to stay updated with the university website. Following are the process to download Calcutta University Admit Card:

  • First of all Visit official website of the University i.e
  • After that, goto admission section.
  • Now, Click on Exam for which you submitted application.
  • After that, you will be taken to Exam website.
  • Here, You need to click on "Download Admit Card".
  • Now, Submit application details.
  • After that, Admit card will be generated. Take a print out of the same.

Calcutta University Result:

Nowadays, publishing result is very easy for the educational institution. Every college, board and university are releasing results of Entrance exam and regular exam with the help of the website. The University of Calcutta UG, PG and entrance exam results are also released through the website itself. If you are a student of Calcutta university and want to know your exam result then you can see by clicking on a link under the latest update section of this website.

Contact Details:

If you have any query related to exam, admission or results then you can contact officials of the university on the following contact details:

Address: 87, 1, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073

Phone: 033 2219 2286


Is Calcutta University UGC approved?

Yes, The University of Calcutta UGC Approved University.

What is the rank of Calcutta University in the world?

According to CWUR, Calcutta University Rank in the world is 1115.

What is official website of Calcutta University?

Official website of Calcutta University is

Is Calcutta University good?

Yes, Our former president Shri Pranab Mukherjee earned an MA degree in Political Science & History and LL.B. degree; both from University of Calcutta.