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Calcutta University
Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

CU adopts 80:20 format for final tests

Calcutta University will assess its final-year students in the terminal examinations by giving 80 per cent weightage to the previous results and the remaining to internal assessment as advised by the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.20

Central varsity rank dips 13 notches

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union ministry of human resource development has ranked Visva-Bharati at 50 among all Indian universities, a big slide from last year’s pos...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.20

Campus ranks

Two universities and two colleges from Bengal are among the top 10 in the country, according to a list prepared by the HRD ministry. Jadavpur University is the best state university in India and fifth...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.05.20

Cyclone threatens to derail girl's march through college

She is the only girl from the village of Ghorkhali, along the banks of the Matla river near Canning in South 24-Parganas, who has not dropped out and managed to continue her studies till college.Rozin...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Exam worry as institutes of Bengal turn storm shelters

Hundreds of schools and colleges that are scheduled to be exam centres in a few weeks are now storm shelters for tens of thousands of people driven out of their homes by Cyclone Amphan.The buildings h...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.20

Lab research lost to power cut

A power cut in laboratories has led to loss of research material accumulated over at least 10 years, scientists of Calcutta University have said.Some of the materials that need to be refrigerated at l...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

CU throws open digital library to everyone

Calcutta University on Wednesday gave students and the general public access to its digital library.Digital versions of books, texts and references, departmental journals, academic magazines, study ma...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

State to borrow devices from varsities

The state government has requested at least three state-aided universities and a central research institute in Bengal to lend Covid-19 test equipment for setting up more testing laboratories.The vice...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.04.20

North Calcutta Kitchen for footpath toilers

A group of students from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), Calcutta, Presidency University and Calcutta University are using their money to feed footpath dwellers of College Street.The students have...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.20

One wish for Calcuttans stuck abroad

Several Calcuttans are stuck around the world, from the US to Mauritius and Mexico. Their plans of returning home after April 14 have gone for a toss with the extension of the lockdown till May 3.Bhas...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


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