Presidency University
Calcutta  /  Published 02.08.20

Presidency admission rules after August 10

Presidency University will announce after August 10 how it will admit students to undergraduate courses, a decision aspirants have been waiting for since the state JEE board expressed its inability to...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.08.20

Presidency VC’s advice to school students

It is fashionable for students to stage protests these days but “don’t stop being respectful towards your teachers”, Presidency University vice-chancellor Anuradha Lohia told Class X...
By Chandreyee Ghose 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

Books  /  Published 03.07.20

Krishnakamal Bhattacharya: Rebellions that still resonate

In Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar’s bicentennial year, perhaps it is also important to remember some other extraordinary individuals around him. Krishnakamal Bhattacharya (1840-1932) was one of them: ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Presidency students to raise funds for cyclone-hit booksellers

Students of Presidency University on Tuesday pledged to stand by the cyclone-ravaged booksellers of College Street -- the city's one-stop destination for bibliophiles -- and help them get back on thei...
By PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.05.20

Internal assessment at Presidency University

Presidency University will evaluate students in the end-semester examinations, giving equal weightage to internal assessment held till March 15 and performance in previous semesters.Classes were held ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury 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 15.04.20

Covid care from Presi alumni

The Presidency Alumni Association started providing its elderly members, present students, teachers and other members of the staff of Presidency University with hand sanitisers and masks from Wednesda...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

Jadunath Sarkar: The knight of Clio

This year will be the 150th birth anniversary of the historian Jadunath Sarkar. He is now a forgotten figure but there was a time in the not-so-distant past when, as Dipesh Chakrabarty has noted in th...
By Rudrangshu Mukherjee in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Presidency semester extended by a month

Presidency University has decided to extend the ongoing semester by one month and hold the exams during the summer break as the campus will remain shut till April 15.The state government has asked all...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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