Presidency University

Presidency University in Kolkata

University Overview

Presidency University established in 1817. formerly it was known as Hindu College and Presidency College. It is one of the oldest institution in India. The institution was elevated to university in 2010 after functioning as a top college of the University of Calcutta for about 193 years. The University had its bicentenary celebrations in 2017

In its first cycle as a university, Presidency received A grade with a score of 3.04/4.00 by the NAAC. Presidency has been recognized as an “Institute of National Eminence” by the UGC. It appeared in the inaugural list of top 50 institutions of NIRF rankings in 2016. However, NIRF rankings in 2017 and 2018 excluded universities like Presidency University which taught only science and humanities but not engineering, commerce, agriculture etc.

University Data

Former names

Hindu College and Presidency College

Type
Public research university
Accreditation
NAAC
Academic affiliations
UGC, AIU
Chancellor
Governor of West Bengal
Vice-Chancellor
Prof. Anuradha Lohia
Address
86, 1, College St, Calcutta University, College Square, Kolkata, West Bengal 700073
Phone No
033 4052 9999
Website
www.presiuniv.ac.in

Available Courses

Bengali
Life Science
Chemistry
Economics
English
Geography
Geology
Hindi
History
Mathematics
Performing Atrs
Physics
Philosophy
Political Science
Sociology
Statistics
Health & Science
Astrophysics
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