Presidency University
#306 Overall Influence

Presidency University

Public University in Kolkata, India

Presidency University, Kolkata, formerly known as Hindu College and Presidency College, is a public state university located in College Street, Kolkata. Established in 1817, it is probably the oldest institution in the India to have no religious connection. The institution was elevated to university status in 2010 after functioning as a top constituent college of the University of Calcutta for about 193 years. The University had its bicentenary celebrations in 2017.

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What is Presidency University known for?

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Literature
#180 World Rank
Economics
#189 World Rank
Education
#207 World Rank
Physics
#215 World Rank
Philosophy
#221 World Rank
Social Work
#253 World Rank
Chemistry
#297 World Rank
Mathematics
#305 World Rank
Religious Studies
#305 World Rank
History
#387 World Rank
Engineering
#397 World Rank
Political Science
#448 World Rank
Anthropology
#469 World Rank
Law
#490 World Rank
Business
#514 World Rank
Communications
#528 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#543 World Rank
Biology
#619 World Rank
Sociology
#622 World Rank
Computer Science
#623 World Rank
Medical
#772 World Rank
Nursing
#945 World Rank
Psychology

Influential People

Who are Presidency University's Most influential alumni?

Presidency University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Economics, and Education. Presidency University’s most academically influential people include Swami Vivekananda, Satyajit Ray, and Michael Madhusudan Dutt.

Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vivekananda

Indian Hindu monk and philosopher

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Satyajit Ray
Satyajit Ray

Indian author, poet, composer, lyricist, filmmaker

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Michael Madhusudan Dutt
Michael Madhusudan Dutt

Bengali poet and dramatist

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Abhijit Banerjee
Abhijit Banerjee

Indian American economist

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Jibanananda Das
Jibanananda Das

Bengali poet, writer, novelist and essayist

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Ashutosh Mukherjee
Ashutosh Mukherjee

Bengali educator, jurist, barrister and mathematician

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Romesh Chunder Dutt
Romesh Chunder Dutt

Historian, economist, writer, translator, civil servant, politician

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Sukumar Ray
Sukumar Ray

Bengali poet, story writer, playwright and editor

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Prafulla Chandra Ray
Prafulla Chandra Ray

Indian chemist, educationist, poet, historian, industrialist and philanthropist.

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Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

Indian scientist and statistician

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Ashoke Sen
Ashoke Sen

Indian physicist

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Henry Louis Vivian Derozio
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio

Indian writer

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