Presidency University, Kolkata

Quick Facts

Ownership
Public/Government
Accreditation
NAAC A
Approval
Approval
UGC
Coed
Genders Accepted
Co-Ed
  • Estd. Year: 2010
  • Campus Size: 14 Acres
  • Total Faculty: 162
  • Total Students Enrollment: 2479

Ranking / Rating

This College is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 15 Dec 2021 and the score is 3.04 .

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174.12 AAA
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Facilities

  • Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • WiFi Wifi
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  • Laboratories Laboratories
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Student Reviews

3.14/5 7 Reviews

A place with nostalgia striving to keep u with times

Posted on 27 Apr' 17 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2016
Presidency University is an iconic institution that many vie for. Even with disputes regarding the administration and bureaucratic processes for many basic things the education gained here is invaluable. It is however more suited for those looking to stick to academics as a career or those who want a true education in their respective fields and not those looking for a training-experience for finding a job. However things are changing with new exchange programmes, new workshops etc coming in which gives the hope for the college to restore its lost glory
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Experience with Presi: A sweet memory, a fine privilege

Posted on 04 Feb' 17 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2016
In the three years' undergraduate course work I've come closer to the sole of Presidency University in Kolkata. In a nutshell, It's an institution of academic excellence, a fine tuning of heritage and modern technology, a platform to build up the moral ethics of life. Many excellent faculty members are there who are ready to help students as far as possible. Nowadays library facility is awesome, computer facility and wifi connections are available. But being a student of science stream, I personally feel that there are many scopes for development in laboratory facilities like chemicals and instruments. For both academics and research purpose, NMR, IR, different optical spectroscopic tools like LASER facility, TCSPC and many other tools and techniques are essential to install properly. Buildings can provide enough spaces for that. Many departmental seminars can be organized, different presentation sections can be arranged in each departments to know essentially the exact situation where we belong now and standing on this timepoint what problems can be addressed in different fields. Different seminars, national and international symposiums, and active participation from students as well as faculty can enrich this institution. Funding can be an issue and it immediately needs to be solved. Moreover, regular fests are organised. Cultural events are of high quality and a wonderful coexistence of eastern and western cultural diversities are there. Another big advantage is that anyone from poor financial background can excel in and hardly face any issue to study. Overall, i enjoyed a lot with my wonderful friends, juniors, seniors and professors in these three years. Presidency has gifted me a wonderful privileged three years' experience, taught me the chemistry and philosophy of life. I simply love this institution.
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Old fashioned Education and Hidden politics

Posted on 10 Sep' 16 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2012 | B.Sc Physics Hons
The education structure is very old and stereotyped. Teachers are useless and prefer students who become close with them. Science does not include the application of intelligence. To score, you need to remember useless theories. And faculties think marks are the money of their own pocket, so the don't tend to give marks. It is very harmful to a student's career. I am telling the situation when I studied. After that the college became autonomous. So, maybe the situation has changed now but still how much a rotten system can change.
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Where the Mind is without Fear

Posted on 13 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2012
Presidency College had offered me the best ambience, faculty and spirit that are required for a degree course. It allows its students to free their mind, question the norm and makes them aspire for higher goals in life. The campus has good infrastructure and a very friendly as well as a cosmopolitan environment. Though the college makes headlines for its student politics, it is where young minds learn about the world as well. It is well known for its academic achievements and is a premier institution of India.
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A place where you can grow, think and be yourself!!!!

Posted on 13 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2012
I joined Presidency when it was still called Presidency College and not a university! Fondly Presi to most of us was a place where our wildest imaginations would get a stage to perform. It was a place which encouraged everyone to bring out their true potential in whichever way they could. This place did not judge people on the basis of performance in examinations, but valued and appreciated knowledge and good conversations. More than becoming a place of awe to us with its nearly 200 years of magnificent history, Presi was our second home. Apart from scholarly discourses, my college was a breeding ground for healthy political contesting and performing arts. Last but by no means the least, all of this was mostly possible because of the amazing faculty we had. Inspiring visionaries, who not only guided us, but gave us the right to disagree to them. While most of my memories of college days are those of nostalgic fondness; yet I cannot turn a blind eye to the fact that the Presi where I studied and the Presidency University that stands now are not the same...
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Presidency University, 86/1, College Street, Kolkata 700073, West Bengal India.
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