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Faculty Council for Post Graduate Studies in Agriculture University of Calcutta

Senate House, 87/1, College Street, Kolkata, Kolkata - 700073

 

Affiliated to UGC, NAAC, AIU

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The University of Calcutta informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary and secular Western-style university

The Calcutta University Act came into force on 24 January 1857 and a 41-member Senate was formed as the policy making body of the university. When the university was first established it had a catchment area covering the area from Lahore to Rangoon (now in Myanmar), and Ceylon, the largest of any Indian university.

The first Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of the Calcutta University were Governor General Lord Canning and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Sir James William Colvile, respectively. In 1858, Joddu Nath Bose and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay became the first graduates of the university. On 30 January 1858, the Syndicate of the Calcutta University started functioning.

Following its inauguration, many institutions gradually came under its jurisdiction. Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu became the first female graduates of the country in 1882. The Honourable Justice Gooroodas Banerjee became the first Indian Vice-Chancellor of University of Calcutta in the year 1890. Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was the Vice-Chancellor for four consecutive two-year terms (1906–1914) and a fifth two-year term (1921–23). Four Nobel laureates were associated with this university: Ronald Ross. Rabindra Nath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen.

Founded in1954

 

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Course Eligibility

Candidate with M.Sc. or equivalent in the relevant field from any recognized University.

Certificate
1 Year

Course Eligibility

Student Passed 10+2 examination or equivalent with relevant subjects from any recognized board.

Degree
2 Years
7108

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. Hons. in Agriculture from a recognized University.

Degree
2 Years
7108

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. Hons. in Horticulture/Agriculture/Botany. Preference will be given to First Class Honours Graduates in B.Sc. Horticulture/Agriculture.

Degree
2 Years
7108

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. Hons. in Agriculture/ Botany from a recognized University.

Degree
2 Years
7108

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. Hons. in Agriculture from a recognized University.

Degree
2 Years
7108

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. Hons. in Agriculture/Botany. (Preference will be given to Honours Graduates in B.Sc. Agriculture).

Course Eligibility

Candidates should have degree of B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry/Agriculture from a recognized University.

Course Eligibility

Candidate with Ph.D. or equivalent in the relevant field from any recognized University.

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