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CU edges past Presi

Jan. 24: Calcutta University has performed better than Presidency but is way behind Jadavpur University on the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) scoresheet.

The 160-year-old Calcutta University got an A by scoring a CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average) of 3.2 out of 4, two grades below the best (A++) on the eight-point scale.

In the latest assessment held last month, Presidency University got an A with a CGPA of 3.04.

Jadavpur University, assessed in 2014, was granted an A+. It's CGPA was 3.72.

A council peer team had inspected Calcutta University between January 17 and 19. The results were posted on the council's website this morning. "We have got an A with a CGPA of 3.2," Swagata Sen, the pro VC (academic) of the university said.

The university's CGPA was 3.3 during the previous assessment in 2009.


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