Jadavpur University
Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.21

St Xavier's, JU extend closure

Although classes are being held online from March last year as a precaution against Covid, students were allowed till April 30 to visit the campus for urgent work during office hours on Tuesdays and T...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

JU offers hostel for Covid fight

Jadavpur University has written to the state government with a proposal to turn its main hostel, behind  Jadavpur police station, into a safe house for those who test positive for Covid-19. Vice...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Crunch hits response to JU appeal for funds

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das’s appeal for funds to buy devices and data packs to bridge the digital divide among students has received a poor response so far. University off...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Emergency services at JU

Jadavpur University has decided to keep only departments providing emergency services, like audit and accounts and maintenance, open till May 7 with bare minimum staff because of the pandemic. The un...
By The Telegraph in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 27.04.21

Special school on JU campus

The Sunday’s class started with the birthday celebration of Pritam Nashkar. Small slices of cake were placed on the mattress and a candle was lit to celebrate. These children, whose parents are...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Jadavpur University closed till May 3

  Jadavpur University authorities on Saturday announced that the institution will remain closed till May 3 due to sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in West Bengal. JU Registrar Snehamanju Basu tol...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.04.21

JU sets limits on open days

Jadavpur University has announced that all sections, departments and schools will remain open for only two or three days a week with skeleton staff because of the surge in Covid-19 cases. A notice is...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

JU closed on April 16 for sanitisation

Jadavpur University has decided to keep the campus close on April 16 to undertake sanitisation following reports of Covid-19 cases at the institution. Registrar Snehamanju Basu issued a notice announ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

What Calcuttans stand to lose

Senior student activists in Delhi’s universities often cite Bengal’s example to juniors when faced with police action or violent clashes with rivals, highlighting their eastern peers&rsquo...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.21

JU VC appeals for digital divide funds

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das has appealed to “the members of the university family” to “donate generously” to “enable the university to address the is...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


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