Calcutta University
West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

CM’s tactical advice to VCs

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee asked vice-chancellors of universities on Tuesday not to bow to pressure or come under any influence as they were heads of autonomous institutions.The chief minister had...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Education  /  Published 04.11.19

Far space, near space

By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Education  /  Published 04.11.19

Scope, stetho

A first-year medical student expresses considerable excitement about a WhatsApp forward about something called the Butterfly iQ. Turns out it is a portable ultrasound device. The text reads thus: It ...
By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

CU engineering workshop by July: VC

Calcutta University has resumed construction of a workshop for engineering students, in the absence of which the university was unable to increase the number of BTech seats for next year.Vice-chancell...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Calcutta University chair professors

Calcutta University on Thursday appointed the Gandhi chair professor and the Vivekananda chair professor.The syndicate, the university’s decision-making body, appointed Nirban Basu to the Gandhi cha...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Calcutta University facility hurdle to more BTech seats

Calcutta University has failed to increase the number of BTech seats because of infrastructure inadequacies. The university had received funds to develop infrastructure, though.Last week, the joint en...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

Partha tells VCs to get results out on time

Education minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday asked vice-chancellors to ensure that results, including review of answer scripts, were published on time, considering that the choice-based credit syst...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

15 years on, CU gets placement officer

Calcutta University has completed the process of appointing a full-time placement officer and the curator of Asutosh Museum — the two key posts lying vacant for more than 15 years.The names of the s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Calcutta University to have Vidyasagar chair

A new chair professor post named after Iswarchandra Vidyasagar has been created by Calcutta University to commemorate the 200th birth anniversary of the Bengal Renaissance icon.The state higher educat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Plagiarism awareness at Xavier’s

An author of a research paper can be accused of plagiarism if 10 per cent or more of a published work is presented as his or her own without acknowledging the source, speakers at a workshop on plagiar...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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