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University of Calcutta, Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal
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4.1/5
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College Infrastructure
3.6/5
Academics
4.2/5
Placements
2.7/5
Value for Money
3.3/5
Campus Life
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Last Seen: 14 Jul' 21

Joined On: 14 Jul' 21

Education Interest: Sciences

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 14 Jul' 21 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
The college has a really well maintained laboratory ( especially chemistry) with all the available facilities. The classrooms are clean and tidy. The college also has a library with all the books that are needed for graduation purposes.
Academics
The teachers are highly experienced and are very helpful. They maintain a highly interactive atmosphere in the classroom and make concepts crystal clear for us students. Even the lab technicians are very cooperative.
Placements
Most of the students of the college are placed in many reknowned institutions across India . In fact , many of the students are in highly prestigious universities around the globe as well . It's a matter of honour for the alumni!
Value-for-money
In less than 5000 rupees per semester, it's highly cost - effective.
Campus Life
It's awesome! Would highly recommend .
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The experience of my wonderful was amazing

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Last Seen: 08 Jul' 21

Joined On: 08 Jul' 21

Education Interest: Commerce

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 09 Jul' 21 by Soumendu Das
College Infrastructure
The infrastructure of my college is amazing and it has a beautiful campus. It has well equipped laboratories for the respective departments. The teachers here use boards as well as projectors for teaching. The library has numerous collections of books and magazines. The college does not have a hostel facility of its own but many PG's are available within a distance of 1 km. The canteen is the best place here with several food items and the quality of the food served is also great and hygienic.
Academics
I completed my B.Com Honours in Accounting and Finance in the year 2020 from Prafulla Chandra College also known as South City College which is affiliated under University of Calcutta. The quality of teaching here is good and updated. Currently the college follows the CBCS (Choice Based Credit system) guidelines where it helps to boost the academics of the students. Tutorials, Viva , Laboratory and Project Work are given equal weightage which makes the students excel in all parts of the field.
Placements
The placements of this college is average. Many IT and BPO companies visit the college like JIO reliance, Nexval Infotech, etc. The average salary offered is 10k-15k. Few students get placed from the college as most of them opt out for better options and higher studies. Overall placements are satisfactory.
Value-for-money
As it is a government college the course cost per year for the Bcom Honours program is nearly 5k-6k. It is worth the money as you get to avail a lot of facilities inside college at a very minimal course cost. Freshers and Farewells events are amazing and very popular in our college. Wifi facility is there in this campus.
Campus Life
The Campus life is great here. The location of the college plays a important role as it located near Dhakuria Lake. The atmosphere is very serenic and soothing. It is located in a safe space and is reachable from any parts of Kolkata. Metro and Bus services are available.All types of emergency services are also available.
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Overall I like this college a lot. You should definitely opt for this college if u get a chance in any of the courses. It falls under the top 5 commerce colleges of Kolkata.
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Last Seen: 23 Jun' 21

Joined On: 23 Jun' 21

Education Interest: Management

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 23 Jun' 21 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
From the infrastructural point of view, our college has great qualities. We have digital classrooms equipped with all sort of facilities, well equipped lab, and an enriched library. From the hygiene perspective I will not say that it is great and it needs improvement.
Academics
I am pursuing my MSc in geography and the quality of teaching in our University is very good. But in my opinion sometime it lacks. The teaching style of some professors could have been better and those class are not intuitive also. Other than that everything looks fine and if someone wants to pursue research he or she might feel this is the best place to do it.
Placements
This is a category where our University lacks the most because being a master program it doesn't have any placement as such. show the quality of placements is not at all great in our department but some other departments welcome companies for campusing and that is a great thing. I don't know much about how the average salary offered because we don't have that kind of experience.
Value-for-money
University of Calcutta is definitely the best in terms of value for money education. With averaging academic fees of 6k to 10k per year, it is one of the most affordable education institution to be in.
Campus Life
Campus life of university is one of the plus point of it. Student gets too much involved in studies as well as sports and recreational activities. The location of all University is one of the best I can say. The place is also filled with greenery so we don't have any issue with environmental perspectives. It is definitely a safe zone. As the situation of our anniversary is very good it can easily handle emergencies.
Anything Else
All in all I can say that if someone wants a value for money education with great infrastructure and great campus life he or she can definitely opt for this university. But I must say that the resources of our University are not being used to its utmost potential and there it needs a lot of improvement.
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Last Seen: 02 Jun' 21

Joined On: 02 Jun' 21

Education Interest: Management

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 01 Jun' 21 by atul mishra
College Infrastructure
College's infrastructure is genuinely too good of my College with everything properly organized and well maintained at the same time. Food and canteen is hygienic of my college. College also has a well established sport area inside the campus.
Academics
Teacher are also well qualified with good teaching abilities and student friendly in respect to communicating with them. Everything of the College is up to date which is related to the course and academic of a student.
Placements
Placement is the area where my college lacks because there is extremely limited companies that comes to our college as compare to the number of students in my college. But at the same time, I was never the part of placement process so it's not possible to state the level of selection process.
Value-for-money
College's infrastructure, facilities, education and hygiene is the reason why I feel outstanding in case of value of money
Campus Life
Campus life is satisfactory as the campus is not that huge in area but yes, it's well maintained to handle any situation.
Anything Else
College is so far good for me.
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Last Seen: 25 May' 21

Joined On: 24 May' 18

Education Interest: Engineering and Architecture

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 25 May' 21 by Shivangi jha
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This is one of the oldest colleges of Kolkata and my dream was to be a part of my of this college.After the merit list published and I saw my name and I select this college without thinking anything twice.
Academics
I am a student of Bsc. Botany department.From my point of view the syllabus and the curriculum is updated enough and also the faculties are also friendly in behaviour.They are trying to clear all the doubts that we have and also the labs are providing well equipped instrument that helped us a lot.
Placements
As a Bsc student, the college is not provided any job opportunities.But every year lots of Bcom students went for the job placement and bagged various jobs from the last past 10 although we'll get the internship opportunities if we score good marks and maintain our CGPA around 9 to 9.5.
Value-for-money
Around ₹8000 was my first semester fee.Lodging anf food cost for me another ₹6000 per month and around 1200 for a personal tutor.All in all food is cheap.The college doesn't have its own hostel.But there are ample of them available nearby.
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Last Seen: 22 May' 21

Joined On: 22 May' 21

Education Interest: Sciences

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 22 May' 21 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
It's infrastructure is great and since it is old there might be some issues but overall its great, with all the needed infrastructure, laboratories, facilities, and equipment. Classrooms, laboratories and especially the library is of great help. hygiene maintenance is ok. Toilets can be much cleaner if paid attention.
Academics
I studied bsc. I have constantly loved science. The professors are fantastic at what they do. They honestly help you apprehend and love what you study. This College is exceptional and i am happy that i decided to study here, it really helped me in building my career.
Placements
The college does not have a placement cell. They have higher studies option . Placement isn't presented though internships are available for those who want. You can definitely go for out campus jobs and placement.
Value-for-money
Totally valuable as fas as money is considered. The fees is low and affordable. 100% value for money is provided in terms of everything.
Campus Life
Overall campus life was amazing, i made a lot of memories in this College and I hope that you will also make a lot. You will have some of the best time of your life at my college.
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Overall campus life is very fun and amazing. That was all from my side.
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It is an excellent college and worth studying.

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Last Seen: 18 May' 21

Joined On: 18 May' 21

Education Interest: Commerce

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 18 May' 21 by Sandeep
College Infrastructure
There is a Wi-Fi facility for 24 hours on the campus and hostel. The labs and the libraries (both central and departmental) are open during college hours. Classrooms are well furnished, and smart classroom facilities are also available. Labs are equipped with various modern amenities. The quality of the food available in the college canteen and hostel is quite good with reasonable prices. Medical facilities are available 24 hours. The sports and games room has various kinds of indoor games..
Academics
All the teachers of our course have completed their post-doctorate. They are very well experienced, highly knowledgeable and have very good teaching quality. They are very helpful and friendly. They even clear our doubts after college hours or during the break. This course curriculum is very relevant for different industries. It is a growing platform now both in India and abroad.The average number of lecturers per subject per semester is around 45-50. The lecturers provide a lot of insights.
Placements
The placements are average. Tests and interviews are conducted by the companies to select students. About 10 students got placed in good companies like Deloitte. Other companies also recruit students. 20-30 students got internships. Mainly, the accounting profile is offered.A disciplined routine is followed every day. The college has good and friendly staff who help us in every need. Companies like Wipro, HCL, etc., come for placements.. The placements of our college are decent.
Value-for-money
The course costs very less. It's payable. Yes I'm getting my money worth.We have seminars every Saturday, which provide comprehensive knowledge about the subjects included in the course.Courses offered here are up to the mark and follow the standard as well.There are no complaints about the courses.I chose B.Com course because I want to become a successful entrepreneur.Our college provides scholarships to the students.However, the teachers are knowledgeable.Hence,the quality of teaching is good.
Campus Life
Extracurricular activities are a plus point as the college has multiple societies focused on a plethora of activities.The college is located in one of the prime locations of Kolkata, and hence, campus surroundings are very good. The annual fest called Xavotsav is organised on a large scale.Different events are held in our college such as Hultz, etc every department organises its own events.Every year, an annual fest called Question is organised for three days.Everyone is talented in different
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It is a good college from the academic point of view
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College Life at THK Jain College.

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Last Seen: 23 Jul' 21

Joined On: 09 May' 21

Education Interest: Commerce

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 09 May' 21 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
Yes. My college has all the necessary facilities such as library, well maintained classroom with air conditioning. There is also playground and the classrooms have smart board too. There is no hostel. Campus is also clean and very well maintained.
Academics
I am studying bcom hons because i want to pursue some banking course ahead. The quality of teaching is nice and understandable. The curriculum is updated and in accordance with the university rules. They teach by PowerPoint presentation which is nice way of teaching. And yes the study will make us job ready.
Placements
Yes, they provide placements after the degree. Companies like TCS and Wipro comes for campusing. Campusing depend on your marks throughout the degree. Average package is somewhat 2-2.5 lpa. Placement process is easy and pleasant. The college is supportive with the placement process.
Value-for-money
The course cost us 33k in the first month and it gets increased by somewhat 1-2k with every year. The fees does justice with the quality of teaching.
Campus Life
Yes, the campus life is very much happening. Our annual fest is very grand and every year some popular Bollywood personality comes for guest appearance. There are many clubs too in which students can take part and be a member. Students, teachers and support staff are all very supportive. It is located in cosssipore. Just in front of our college there is an hospital which is of our own college. So, yeah it can handle emergency pretty well.
Anything Else
Overall you will have a nice college life at THK jain college. College doesn't have any engineering courses but all ug course of science like bsc and pg courses like msc and mcom is there in college.
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Last Seen: 26 Apr' 21

Joined On: 26 Apr' 21

Education Interest: Management

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 26 Apr' 21 by Pratim Guha
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Everything is perfect here in CU. From faculty members to administration everything is A+ here. In context to education quality, it comes just after JU. The new technology campus is just awesome. I love it so much .
Academics
I'm doing BTech in Information Technology. Serves me very good opportunity here . Many companies arrive here for placement. The subject is also very trending in the market. CU has this additional quality of training students as per research orientation. Good environment here.
Placements
The placements here are absolutely fantastic. Many of the news is heard from our seniors are that the placement here comes after ju placement which is absolutely correct. Chemical department here is best.
Value-for-money
The cost of the 4 years is around 35000. Because it is a government college , the fees here is very less. And the quantity of education is exceptionally good. Yes, the Money is worth it. Because nowhere in india Btech can be done with so little money.
Campus Life
I personally haven't enjoyed campus life because of covid. All our classes till now are held in online mode. So I cannot really say about that but as far as I heard , it's outstanding. But not as large as JU
Anything Else
Everything is okay here. But the length of questions is tremendous. I generally hate to answer lengthy questions. It would be better if CU can include some MCQ in their paper as well. That would do a lot in terms of marks.
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I appeal to the government to make changes to course content

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Last Seen: 09 Apr' 21

Joined On: 09 Apr' 21

Education Interest: Commerce

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 09 Apr' 21 by Minhaj Akhtar Khan
College Infrastructure
Very Old infrastructure. British Time infrastructure. There is no wifi anything. The library is there but not so many updated books. There is no smartboard. Not very well maintained. It has a big building with the old structure of Britisher time. List is there but hardly working. And not well maintained.
Academics
I studied the Master in Finance and Accounts to gain some quality stuff and interesting things about Finance. It didn't goes into depth of many subjects. But it's has a huge syllabus with touch upon every subject and topics.
Placements
2 or 3 companies come for placement. Hardly 5% of people get the placement from during courses. They don't get the job because the quality of education not that compelling. The person who gets the job is just with a salary between 10k to 20k.
Value-for-money
Very less expensive than any other college. But it's a Government-funded college. For poor this is better course to create own path.
Campus Life
It's for the people who don't want to study properly. Like just to have a Master degree. So I didn't spent so much on compus. Some Teacher are sober and friendly. Few teacher is very arrogant.
Anything Else
I prefer those who just want to have a master degree with basic knowledge. The person who can mug up can do better in this. Yes, no doubt this is the very inexpensive course you will in your whole life. Fees are very low and very supportive to a person who is not rich to afford big cost degree.
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It was a great experience to study in this prestigious unive

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Last Seen: 28 Jan' 21

Joined On: 10 May' 19

Education Interest: Engineering and Architecture

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 28 Jan' 21 by Shubham Kumar Agarwal
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College have all the necessary infrastructure, facilities and equipments needed for smooth functioning. The college has laboratories which is well maintained , library which has all types of books available for course knowledge and also computer facility is available in the library which helps students a lot. Free wifi is available in the campus and hostels too are maintained very well .This all helps the students and also the facilities available attracts the students to join the college for gr
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I am studying in this college because it has all the facilities which a student needs in a college. The fee structure is very nice , which helps the students very much. The quality of teaching Is also very nice and perfect for respective courses.Every teacher helps the student in every way possible and quality of teaching is extraordinary. The curriculum is updated and includes all the recent developments in the field . It teaches us everything which is essential for the students in placements .
Placements
I am from Chemical engineering department and the placement is too good . In terms of placement it is one of the best college which one would find in Kolkata. I have come to know through the seniors as well as internet that placement is good enough for any student.
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Become a Master when you need not be a Bachelor

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Last Seen: 14 Aug' 20

Joined On: 14 Aug' 20

Education Interest: Management

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 14 Aug' 20 by Supriy Bhargava
College Infrastructure
Being an age old institution having completed its 175th year, CU is now a heritage structure with British architecture still donning its campus. Since its a Govt owned institution, the infrastructure is improving every passing day however there still scope for further improvements
Academics
The curriculum is now updated with CBCS system spread over 4 semesters with a research methodology paper. I would advise a mandatory internship for a period of 2 months which can further improve experiences of the students
Placements
The University’s commerce department has a placement cell but that does not appear to be active. Very few corporates are tied up and that too the offerings are not that lucrative. The dept needs to work on the placement opportunities for its students
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Average life of average college

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Last Seen: 10 Jun' 20

Joined On: 10 Jun' 20

Education Interest: Management

Education Level: Graduate & Above

Posted on 10 Jun' 20 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
In my college, classes have all the necessary facilities and equipment. Classes have smart boards and are big enough to accommodate around 80 people. Labs are accessible to all but being a commerce student i dont use it. Living spaces are clean and hygienic
Academics
I am pursuing b.com in Calcutta university because i have interest in accounting fields. Yes my curriculum is fully updated to give us maximum knowledge on my filed. Also it includes all the recent development
Placements
The quality of placement is average. More than 65% of the students gets placed every year. The average salary offered to a students is 3 lakhs. The placement process is easy because of the support given by college.
Value-for-money
In terms of money, Fees is affordable and i am okay with the amount of money i am paying. This is because of the fact that placement opportunity is also not that bad and the environment we live in, we make lot of friends.
Campus Life
Campus of our college , although it is small i have make lot of friends. The best feature of our college is cultural groups from where i have made lot of friends. The students, teachers and support staffs are also very nice and good
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Proud of decision to take admission in this college!

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Last Seen: 01 Jun' 20

Joined On: 01 Jun' 20

Education Interest: Sciences

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 01 Jun' 20 by Anonymous
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College Infrastructure
My college is Viharilaal college of Home science department under University of Calcutta. It has got a single building . Labs are fully equipped with latest equipment. Classrooms are big and can easily accommodate 50-60 students. Hostel Facilities are available.
Academics
Presently , I am studying bsc honors in food and nutrition. I choose this course because this course is enlisted in the Viharilaal college which is the head of the home science department of Calcutta University. Quality of education imparted is very good as this college has a good reputation. Professors are also highly qualified and helpful.
Placements
Since it is a honors college, so we don't have placements. But we do have small period internship in different hospitals (not on the job training ) that gives us hands on experience in the field. It is more of a academic training.
Value-for-money
It is totally worth it in terms of fees. Fees is affordable and costs really less as Viharilaal college is the head of the home science department under calcutta university. It is one of the reasons why I chose this college because it has good ROI,
Campus Life
Campus life is fabulous. We have a blend of students coming from different boards and places. We have a yearly cultural fest , ZEAL in which many programes are organized and we enjoy a lot. Regional festivals are also celebrated with enthusiasm.
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Exhilarating, Enchanting and Exciting

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Last Seen: 10 Mar' 21

Joined On: 10 May' 17

Education Interest: Engineering and Architecture

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 23 Aug' 19 by Suparno Banerjee
Ok since i am from the engineering department i will definitely recommend u to join this university. blindly if u r getting it... The faculties are qualified and meet world standards... being from a university which is 150+ years old placements won't be a concern since alumni strength is too strong and are holding top positions now in almost every fortune 500 companies... Since i am from the nano campus(a.k.a technology campus) of CU politics is virtually non-existent here..but don't know much about the Rajabazar campus ... Just to give u a hint of how good our dept.(applied optics and photonics) is one prof is an ex-scientist in ISRO and other two have phds from university of london and iit kgp...they also have numerous patents and publications in reputed international journals...about our seniors (among batch of 10) all of them are going abroad to pursue their masters/phds and got their admits in technical university munich, university of edinburgh, city university london, abbe school of photonics etc and many got prestigious scholarships like erasmus mundus fellow, DAAD scholarship etc...so dont think much and just join this univ. blindly if your wbjee rank is good(<3k)...signing off...a proud CUian
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The pros and cons of being in a Government college.

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Last Seen: 12 Sep' 19

Joined On: 11 Sep' 16

Education Interest: Law

Education Level: In Graduation

Posted on 11 Sep' 16 by Srimoyee Das
Being a Government college, most of the things are not up to the level of national law schools. Exposure is a distant dream. If you have to be at par with students of other law schools, you have to do it on your own. The faculty continues to teach in an age-old manner where more focus is given on your power of mugging up and not the general sense of applying principles law . The internship is not supported, the semesters are not held on time, no regular classes are held. Mismanagement is at its peak. The only positive fact is the affordability which is way beyond your imagination in the present scenario.
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The best college available under Calcutta university

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Last Seen: 26 May' 17

Joined On: 05 Sep' 16

Education Interest: Law

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 04 Sep' 16 by Aditi Lahiri
The college has pretty good faculty.... The seniors are very helpful..... Though the infrastructure and placements aren't up to the mark..... The library is quite good and well stocked. The crowd is very friendly and cooperative... the classrooms are huge. but the canteen and auditorium aren't good enough.
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College life in Hazra is something to look forward to.

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Joined On: 31 Aug' 16

Education Interest: n/a

Posted on 31 Aug' 16 by Sreemoyee Mazumdar
The college timings,weekends and holidays make life more than comfortable for students living away from home. The teaching staff has always been encouraging and helpful. The administrative department,placement committee, and infrastructure need improvement. Regularisation of exams needs immediate attention of the university. More co-curricular events should be held.
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Calcutta University- A university that prepares you for life

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Last Seen: 31 Aug' 16

Joined On: 31 Aug' 16

Education Interest: Law

Posted on 31 Aug' 16 by Anuradha Bhattacharya
The Department of law, University of Calcutta, established in January 1909, boasts of a rich heritage and an enviable lineage of over hundred years. Situated in the heart of the city of Kolkata, it has a sprawling campus and the legendary ‘pukur par’ is a favourite spot for many who wish to escape the drudgery of classroom lectures once in a while. Another place that is frequented by all the students is the University library which houses a plethora of books as well as volumes of bound journals, reports, newspapers,etc. Nevertheless, the building, with its spacious and airy classrooms, is in dire need of renovation and modern infrastructure. Moreover, this department has, in certain ways, failed to move with the times, clinging to the traditional curriculum and method of teaching. As a result, the onus of setting up moot court and debate committees has been taken up by the current students of this university. In spite of these obvious drawbacks, here you get to meet people from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and eventually you become a family. You get to imbibe the values of tenacity and tolerance which are essential for this profession. Thus, Calcutta University is a university in the truest sense of the term. It prepares you to face the real world where you will have to find the opportunities to prove your mettle. It prepares you for Life.
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Your college life ought to be King sized

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Last Seen: 31 Aug' 16

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Posted on 30 Aug' 16 by Anonymous
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Firstly, I'd like to justify my title. Well, when you have enrolled yourself in a five year long course, (king years!) that too in Law, (king syllabus!) and in Calcutta University's most esteemed Department (King department!), your college life ought to be King sized! I am currently in my 6th semester, and very frustrated with the postponement of our exams! Other students are midway through their 7th semester and we are still on the verge of our 6th semester's completion. The university runs slow. It isn't at par with the time schedule of other law colleges which makes us lag far, far behind. The building's good, old but strong. Spacious classrooms. (Even more spacious due to lack of attendance!) Some professors are really good, while some will question their own credibility! Sometimes it's disappointing. There is no balance in this college. I don't stay in hostel, but have heard hostel's pretty cool! What I love about college are my friends, don't know how I would survive without them! We have a common room, where we play badminton and table tennis. Even though it is in a dire strait, we make the most of it! It's a nice place to be in, only if you take the initiative to pull up yourself. College doesn't encourage internships. We do have placements, but not so great ones! Leaving aside everything, this place has the life. That is what keeps us going!
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A Roller Coaster ride of epic legal proportions.

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Last Seen: 30 Aug' 16

Joined On: 30 Aug' 16

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Posted on 30 Aug' 16 by Ishaan
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One of the premier institutions of law in the country, as well as one of the oldest, The Department of Law, Calcutta University, has given this country numerous bright legal minds. This institution follows a traditional course structure, that deals majorly with the technical aspects of the study, more than the practical bit. Life at the Department of Law, Calcutta University, can be both a good, as well as bad experience, depending on how you choose to look at it. On the plus side, we have some really good faculty members, low semester fees, a huge library with vast resources, almost negligible interference of the college in the study pattern of the students, meaning one can study at their own pace in a semester instead of having to meet deadlines, a tried and tested course structure, recognition of the varsity in many universities abroad, and also friendship that flows thicker than blood. The negatives, however, include the complete lack of industry exposure, the laidback atmosphere, the presence of campus politics, lack of practical work before the final semester, lack of proper placement cell, delay in examinations, and subsequently, in the publishing of results, CU characteristic of giving absurdly low marks. In all, this institution is a good option to kickstart one's career in the legal field, as during one's time here, they gain a vast and comprehensive knowledge of the law and its technical details.
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An Interesting Place

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Last Seen: 29 Aug' 16

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Posted on 29 Aug' 16 by Saurodeep Dutta
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The Department of Law,Calcutta University boasts some of the biggest and most famous behemoths in the legal field as its alumni. Many Justices and Chief Justices of the Supreme court and the High courts have graduated and studied in this very college. The teachers are supremely helpful and are always available. The infrastructure is not quite as modern as other,more expensive colleges,but in recent times, there has been having increased modernization of the infrastructure,which has produced excellent results, such as AC,and free WiFi which are musts in today's environment. The college is known for its student populace which not only boasts some of the most talented individuals right now , also had some alumni who have gone on to have distinguished careers in their own fields. The college is situated beautiful pond which in winter looks absolutely beautiful. One of the best features of this college is the college common room which boasts an entire indoor badminton court along with a table tennis board and classic carrom board. The Location is also well connected, and overall it is one of the most important colleges in Bengal at the moment. However, lack of placements may prove to be a concern for those so inclined.
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The best place I have ever visited

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Last Seen: 02 Apr' 20

Joined On: 19 Sep' 14

Education Interest: Law

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 22 Aug' 16 by Kaustav Banerjee
Actually, I study in Surendranath Law College which under the University of Calcutta.The said college being not in option I have selected University of Calcutta, Law. It is the best educational among all the educational institutions I have ever visited. College life is also too good .Our professors are too kind and caring and always help to cope up with our subjects.
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A Conventional law college sticking to the basics of law

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Last Seen: 12 Aug' 16

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Posted on 12 Aug' 16 by Bisal Paul
Department of Law, CU is one of the oldest law colleges in the country.. Over time the legal education system has changed, so has this college, but it has still stuck to its inherent emphasis on the basic concepts of Law, which form the legs on which the career of a legal professional stands. College life here is very relaxed and the faculty are very approachable and friendly. The only aspect where our college falls behind is exposure to the industry as students are not allowed to intern untill they reach the 4th year, unlike other national law colleges which encourage students to intern and gain experience from the 1st year itself.
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A legal institution

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Last Seen: 15 Aug' 16

Joined On: 09 Apr' 15

Education Interest: Law

Education Level: Class 12

Posted on 28 Feb' 16 by Shounak Mukherjee
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The Department of Law at the University of Calcutta is easily one of the finest government run law colleges in the country. From only my first year here I can tell you that the faculty here is a lot better than GLC Mumbai, the college I had taken admission in before joining this prestigious institution. The college also boasts of one of the most illustrious alumni lists in the country and most of the city's practicing lawyers and sitting judges have graduated from this college. But be warned, the college does have some flaws depending on what your priorities are. For example, it does not have a placement cell, so you might as well forget about the college helping you get a private sector job, and the infrastructure is pretty lacklustre. But if you're interested in pursuing a career in litigation, the public sector or research this is certainly the right college for you!
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Calcutta University

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Posted on 09 Feb' 16 by Anonymous
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Though it has fallen from its grace nowadays still C.U is one of the most eminent institutions to get your bachelor/master degree from. The teaching staff is still mostly good and the ambience is average. The infrastructure barring from the teachers is generally poor. There is not enough outside exposure. The campus is not very large but the location makes it attractive. But still decent and overall one of the best options if you are looking for graduation, masters degree or further studies.
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Scholars Paradise

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Posted on 26 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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The University of Calcutta, college street campus is situated in the heart of the city and is lead by excellent professors, it has been my pleasure learning from such stalwarts of the academic world. With the famous Indian Coffee house, Putiram and Paramount in walkable distance there is no dearth for enjoyment.
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Best Faculty

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Joined On: 22 Oct' 15

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Posted on 22 Oct' 15 by ABHIJIT SENGUPTA
During our time Calcutta University had the best faculties possible. My college Bangabasi was famous for Anthropology which was one of my subject. They provided necessary field work and guided us to have a better understanding of our society.I feel proud to be a part of such an esteem institution.
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An enriched environment for academia

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Joined On: 17 Oct' 15

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Posted on 17 Oct' 15 by Piyali Ganguli
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I have persued my Masters from University of Calcutta, Rajabazar Campus, two years back. The college life has been a wonderful experience to me. My department has given me much exposure to different experiences in the field of academia. We were given the opportunity to visit almost all the well-known institutes of Kolkata, and also throughout India. It has always brought up a platform for interaction with renounced scientists from all over India, by conducting conferences and workshops. Also, the faculties of the department were very interactive and had one-to-one interaction with all the students. This is very crucial, as this has been the guiding step for me and has helped me to choose what's better for me. I am presently perusing an academic career, and I thank my institution and my teachers for this.
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A place to build up career in academia and research

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Posted on 17 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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University College of Science Technology and Agriculture, Rajabazar Campus, was the 1st Science college in India, which still holds the reputation of building quality students in the field of science and technology. I perused my Post Graduation from this College and have spent 2 years of my life in this institution. The college has an excellent faculty list, in all its departments, and imparts quality education to its students. Till date, Its contribution in building a strong platform for its students in academia and research has remained and remains to be excellent. But, it somehow lacks to draw the interest towards industrial field. I don't know about the other departments, but campus sing has been on the weaker side in my department, which anyway is more oriented towards research and academia. There might be differing views on this, as the campus sing division of the college deals with all these issues, and other departments might be on the advantageous side.
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