Calcutta University
Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.21

Only ‘emergency services’ at CU

Calcutta University has decided to keep only departments providing emergency services, like audit and accounts and controller of examinations, open with 50 per cent attendance till further orders beca...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.21

No CU practicals for even semester

Calcutta University will not reopen its campuses for in-person practical classes at the postgraduate level this semester, making a U-turn from its decision in the previous semester that ended in March...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

CU next semester to start online on April 5

The undergraduate and postgraduate classes of Calcutta University in the next semester (even semester) will start on April 5 through the online mode, the university said on Tuesday. The rise in the n...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 30.03.21

Blind spots in debate on academic freedom

Two recent events have reopened the debate on academic freedom. One was the departure of two eminent scholars from Ashoka University; the other, an ongoing confrontation between the vice-chancellor an...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri

Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.21

CU shifts BTech workshop to Salt Lake

Calcutta University will shift the workshop of BTech students from its Ballygunge campus to the Salt Lake campus (also known as the tech campus), possibly over the next few months, so that students do...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Ballygunge


Calcutta  /  Published 09.03.21

CU practical exams to be held online

The postgraduate departments of Calcutta University will hold their practical exams online in view of the pandemic. The university that had allowed the departments to hold practical classes on the ca...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.03.21

CU BTech seats for domiciled students

An engineering aspirant has to be a domicile of Bengal to enroll in Calcutta University’s BTech programme, CU officials said. Being domicile means one has to reside in Bengal continuously for a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.02.21

CU bars entry of 5 for puja lapse

Calcutta University has disallowed the entry of five former students, all current or former members of Trinamul Chhatra Parishad, for two years because they had organised Saraswati Puja that was accom...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street

Calcutta  /  Published 21.02.21

Retold: The ‘Hari Vasudevan story’

Trip to remember A documentary film on an expedition that Vasudevan directed, titled Footsteps of Afanasii Nikitin, was screened at Gorky Sadan on Thursday. The film is the record of an expedition o...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.02.21

CU roster for odd semester exams

Calcutta University will conduct the undergraduate exams of the odd semesters (first, third and fifth) from March 8 to 26 digitally as the campuses are yet to reopen because of the pandemic. The univ...
By Our Special Correspondent in College Street


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