Calcutta University
Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

UGC sets Oct date to declare results

The UGC has asked the state government to publish the results of end semester/final year exams “preferably” by the end of October so that admissions to the first year of postgraduate/PhD p...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

CU declares final-year exam schedule

Calcutta University has announced the final year final semester exam schedule for undergraduate courses. The university uploaded the schedule on Wednesday on its website,, detailing...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

Open-book exams at Calcutta University

Calcutta University will conduct open-book examinations for final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students where they will have 24 hours to upload answers.  The university will email the que...
By Mita Mukherjee in College Street

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.20

CU: applications from Aug.10

Calcutta University has announced that colleges must receive applications online for admission to first-year classes from August 10 and the merit list will have to be published by August 28. The univ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Bengal VCs reject UGC's examination deadline

State vice-chancellors have rejected the UGC’s September deadline to conduct the final semester examinations “compulsorily”. They spoke with each other over videoconference on Frida...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.20

Clarity awaited on most colleges

St Xavier’s University will start its first-year undergraduate classes on September 2, while St Xavier’s College will announce the date of commencement of its first-year classes by next Tu...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Calcutta University’s colleges in assessment fix

Many of Calcutta University’s colleges have found it difficult to calculate the internal assessment marks of BA and BSc third-year students because they have either not held the selection tests ...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

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 15.01.19

Government order boon for Presidency recruitment

The state government’s decision to raise the retirement age of college and university teachers to 65 has paved the way for Presidency University to fill up four posts of distinguished chair professo...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

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


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