Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee
News  /  Published 14.09.22

Calcutta High Court overturns reappointment of Calcutta University VC

The high court on Tuesday set aside the state education department’s decision to re-appoint Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee as vice-chancellor of Calcutta University and said the order of re-ap...
By Tapas Ghosh and Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

VC alleges harassment

Calcutta University vice-chancellor Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee has alleged that some obscene and misogynistic messages and social media posts are being circulated against her following the varsity au...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

NIRF: CU bags 4th rank, JU 6th

The University of Calcutta has secured the fourth position in the National Institute Ranking Framework, and topped the chart among all state-run varsities of the country. Above Calcutta University (C...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

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 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 24.03.19

CU turns down principals’ plea on attendance

Calcutta University has turned down requests from a number of college principals to scrap the system of barring students from writing exams because of inadequate attendance.The university authorities ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in College Street

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Form fill-in: CU promises more time

Calcutta University will give BA, BSc and BCom second semester examinees additional time to submit exam forms if they miss the dates because of the Lok Sabha elections, a university official said on T...
By Our Special Correspondent in College Street

West Bengal  /  Published 04.12.19

None to receive me at CU, says governor

Jagdeep Dhankhar, the governor and chancellor of state universities, reached Calcutta University on Wednesday afternoon and waited for some time in front of the locked room of the vice-chancellor befo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

Dhankhar shouted out of convocation

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was shouted out of Calcutta University’s convocation by a section of students protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens.The programme...
By Subhankar Chowdhury 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


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