Suranjan Das
Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

Distance digital, not online at JU

Jadavpur University has decided that “online real-time classes will not generally be held” considering the digital divide among “a considerable number of students”, vice-chance...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

Education  /  Published 13.08.20

Higher education: new careers, new thoughts

Bengal’s readiness to deliver higher education aimed at the careers of tomorrow was the focus of the Bengal Education Leaders’ Summit on August 12. It was the opening session of...
By Mou Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.18

Governor help and Rowling solace

Suranjan Das, the vice-chancellor of Jadavpur University, on Monday used what was possibly his last convocation speech to publicly thank the governor for helping him navigate through “trying circums...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.19

Jadavpur VC ‘broken’ but won’t say names

Jadavpur University vice-chancellor Suranjan Das is “physically and mentally broken” after an alleged assault by some students when he intervened in a scuffle between two groups on Tuesday, educat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Tale of neglect at cradle of education in Bengal

A building along the Hooghly where the seeds of modern education in Bengal were sown under the tutelage of William Carey and two other British missionaries has slipped into decay unnoticed and uncared...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Serampore(Hooghly)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

JU shelves domicile quota

Jadavpur University has shelved a proposal to introduce a domicile quota for engineering, taking heed of vice-chancellor Suranjan Das’s argument that a campus aspiring to the tag of “institute of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.19

Jadavpur University caught in domicile dilemma

Jadavpur University is unlikely to implement the domicile quota of 90 per cent for admission to engineering departments from the 2019-20 academic session since the online application procedure for the...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Jadavpur University rules unclear on governor role

The Jadavpur University statutes say the chancellor will have to “confirm” any decision on the choice of DLitt and DSc recipients.The statutes, however, do not offer any clarity on what happens if...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.19

VC retirement age bill passed

The Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill raising the retirement age of university vice-chancellors from 65 to 70.The West Bengal University Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 aims at revising the acts of all t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.19

Caste slur allegation by JU student

A postgraduate student at Jadavpur University has accused a professor of frequently taunting him in class and linking everything from his academic performance to hairstyle with his caste.The young man...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


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