Presidency University, Kolkata

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Most Influential School

Public University in Kolkata, India

About Presidency University, Kolkata

According to Wikipedia, 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 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.

What Is Presidency University, Kolkata Known For?

Presidency University, Kolkata is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Presidency University, Kolkata's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Presidency University, Kolkata's Most Influential Alumni?

Presidency University, Kolkata's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Philosophy, and Physics. Here are some of Presidency University, Kolkata's most famous alumni:

Gooroodas Banerjee
Gooroodas Banerjee
A Scholar.
Atul Chandra Chatterjee
An Indian diplomat.
Siddhartha Roy
Siddhartha Roy
An Indian biologist.
Benoy Kumar Sarkar
Benoy Kumar Sarkar
An Indian academic.
Sudipta Kaviraj
An Indian academic.
Ullaskar Dutta
An Indian revolutionary.
Hemchandra Goswami
Hemchandra Goswami
A Writer, poet.
M. J. Akbar
A Journalist, author.
Rajendra Nath Mookerjee
An Industrialist.
Bhudev Mukhopadhyay
Bhudev Mukhopadhyay
An Indian philosopher.
Surajit Chandra Sinha
Surajit Chandra Sinha
An Indian anthropologist.
Subroto Mukerjee
Subroto Mukerjee
A First Chief of the Air Staff of India.