List of Universities in Kolkata


The Kolkata city in West Bengal is said to be one of the educational hubs in India. The state introduced the modern educational system in the country. There are a numerous universities in Kolkata. Many colleges are under these universities which offer a wide variety of courses to various aspirants from in and outside the country. Most of the institutions in the state are affiliated to University of Calcutta which was founded in the year 1857.

Kolkata is considered as the centre for academic excellence. The IIM and Statistical Institute of India, located in Kolkata have become the premier institutes in India. Many aspirants from all over the country are opting courses in these well reputed institutions. The University of Calcutta offers various courses in under graduate, post graduate, Diploma, Doctoral and certificate levels. The university also offer distance education programmes. Apart from these some universities here offer adult continuing education.

List of Universities in Central part of Kolkata

  • West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • West Bengal University of Technology
  • Aliah University
  • Indian Institute of Management Calcutta - IIMC

List of Universities in Northern part of Kolkata

  • West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Belgachia. Kolkata
  • University of Burdwan. Rajbati, Bardhaman
  • Indian Statistical Institute  Barrackpore, Kolkata

List of Universities in Eastern part of Kolkata

  • West Bengal University of Technology, Salt Lake, Kolkata
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University, Bidhan Nagar (Salt Lake City) Kolkata

List of Universities in Western part of Kolkata

  • Rabindra Bharati University, Dwarakanath Tagore Lane
  • University of Calcutta, College Street, Kolkata

List of Universities in Southern part of Kolkata

  • Jadavpur University, Jadavpur Kolkata
  • Netaji Subhash Open University, Woodburn Park. Kolkata
  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya,  Mohanpur

Top-most Universities in Kolkata

Although there are many universities in Kolkata, some of the universities are famous for their academic excellence. Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur, Statistical Institute Kolkata are in this list. IIM in Kolkata is one most known institute in the field of management studies. There are deemed universities also in Kolkata. They are St. Xavier’s College, Presidency College and Shibpur Engineering College. Joining any of these institutes will help in career growth and gaining sound academic knowledge.



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2 Responses to “List of Universities in Kolkata”

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    Soumya das:

    I want admision in akash medical institute in central kolkata-a.j.c road,i consulted my friends,i am late to aply for it,wat should i do now?is the admision stil open?

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    is it possible to do post graduation in fisheries as a distant course