Calcutta University: News

13 Jul 2021

West Bengal

Varsities should have autonomy on holding entrance tests: Teachers' bodies

Several teachers' associations of the state-run universities of West Bengal on Monday said that varsities should be given the autonomy to decide on the issue of holding entrance tests at the undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

18 Sep 2020

Twitter

Noted fashion designer Sharbari Datta found dead at Kolkata home

Eminent fashion designer Sharbari Datta was found dead inside a washroom at her residence late on Thursday night in Kolkata. She was 63.

15 Feb 2020

West Bengal

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.

30 Sep 2019

India

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.

05 Sep 2019

India

Why is Teachers' Day celebrated; when was it first observed

Across the globe, Teachers' Day is celebrated on different dates. Internationally, teachers are commemorated on World Teachers' Day on October 5.

20 Jun 2019

India

Five Chartered Accountant entrepreneurs in India to know about

In India, Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after professional courses. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) provides the three-level CA program comprising Foundation, Intermediate, and Final courses.

01 Jun 2019

West Bengal

This Kolkata college allows students to pick 'Humanity' as religion

College applications often involve a whole lot of anxiety, filling up a bunch of boring (albeit, mandatory) forms, and more anxiety. It's a ritual!

16 May 2019

India

'Modi Code of Misconduct': Opposition on EC's WB campaign ban

After the Election Commission (EC) cut short the campaigning period for the last phase of elections in West Bengal, opposition parties have come together to support CM Mamata Banerjee.

15 May 2019

West Bengal

#AmitShahRoadShow: Wouldn't have escaped unhurt without CRPF's protection, says Shah

BJP President Amit Shah on Wednesday said West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and the ruling Trinamool Congress were responsible for the violence, arson, and vandalism at his roadshow held in Kolkata on Tuesday.

17 Mar 2019

India

Former SC-judge to be India's first Lokpal, official announcement soon

Former SC judge Pinaki Chandra Ghose will be India's first Lokpal and an official announcement about the same could be made on Monday, claimed reports.

02 Dec 2018

Kolkata

WB: Minister raps students for blocking roads over attendance rule

Taking strong exception to road blockades staged by college students over attendance mandate, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee has asserted the government will be forced to take action if the agitators cause inconvenience to the public for "personal benefit".

25 Oct 2018

South Korea

QS rankings Asia: IIT-Bombay named as top Indian institute

Having secured the 33rd position, IIT-Bombay has been ranked as the top Indian educational institute in the latest QS rankings for Asian universities, which was released on Wednesday.

30 Sep 2018

Education

Calcutta University students without 60% attendance cannot appear for exams

The Calcutta University authorities on Saturday asked affiliated colleges to ensure that students were not allowed to appear for examinations if their attendance is below 60%.

17 Jul 2018

West Bengal

Deadline to fill vacant seats in Calcutta University colleges extended

The last date of admission in some Calcutta University-affiliated colleges has been extended to August 20 from July 10 to fill up the vacant seats, West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said today.

08 May 2018

India

Calcutta University to implement CBCS in all affiliated UG colleges

Calcutta University on Monday said it will implement the "choice-based credit system" (CBCS) from the next academic session in affiliated undergraduate colleges.

04 Apr 2018

Facebook

NIRF 2018 ranking: IIT-Kharagpur ranks in top-list of five categories

Figuring in the top list in all five categories in NIRF 2018 ranking, IIT Kharagpur Director Partha Pratim Chakrabarti has said it is great to see the institution tops in architecture and law.

28 Feb 2018

Kolkata

Kolkata: Sanskrit College to showcase College Street's history through gallery

A gallery, showcasing the history of Kolkata's College Street area and the world-famous book market there, will come up at the 194-year-old Sanskrit College and University in the city.

01 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Calcutta University rocked by protests after 50% students fail

Calcutta University has been rocked by students' protest after a sharp dip in pass percentage in the Part I exam.