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#48 Overall Influence

University of Calcutta

Public state university in Kolkata, West Bengal

From Wikipedia

The University of Calcutta is a collegiate public state research university located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It was established on 24 January 1857 and is the first multidisciplinary and Western-style institutions in Asia. Today, the university's jurisdiction is limited to a few districts of West Bengal. Within India, it is recognized as a "Five-Star University" and accredited an "A" grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council . The University of Calcutta was awarded the status of "Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area" and "University with potential for excellence" by the University Grants Commission .

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What is University of Calcutta known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#22 World Rank
Literature
#15 World Rank
Education
#59 World Rank
Philosophy
#21 World Rank
Political Science
#35 World Rank
Law
#92 World Rank
Mathematics
#49 World Rank
Business
#111 World Rank
Biology
#55 World Rank
Physics
#35 World Rank
History
#87 World Rank
Medical
#66 World Rank
Chemistry
#161 World Rank
Engineering
#65 World Rank
Economics
#63 World Rank
Religious Studies
#95 World Rank
Communications
#184 World Rank
Computer Science
#130 World Rank
Psychology
#44 World Rank
Anthropology
#39 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#99 World Rank
Sociology
#23 World Rank
Social Work
#138 World Rank
Nursing
#294 World Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are University of Calcutta's Most influential alumni?

University of Calcutta 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Education, Political Science, and Literature

Kanchan Gupta

Kanchan Gupta

Indian journalist and activist

Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay

Indian computer scientist

Debendra Mohan Bose

Debendra Mohan Bose

Indian physicist

Tarak Nath Das

Tarak Nath Das

Indian revolutionary

Bimal Jalan

Indian economist

Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty

Ananda Mohan Chakrabarty

Indian-American microbiologist

Ujjwal Maulik

Researcher

Sankar Chatterjee

American paleontologist

Pranab K. Sen

American statistician

Ramgopal Ghosh

Ramgopal Ghosh

Social Reformer, Businessman

Lakshminath Bezbaroa

Lakshminath Bezbaroa

Assamese writer

Swami Prabhavananda

Swami Prabhavananda

Indian writer and philosopher