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#PhDMeToo: Bipolar Calcutta University scholar harassed by colleague, alleges inaction by guide and VC

A former PhD researcher in the Department of Microbiology, he has accused a colleague and his guide of mental harassment — but other researchers say that his guide was absolutely not at fault

Published on 8th July 2019
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Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham is India's only entry in top 50 in THE Impact Rankings

Calcutta University ranks as India's number 1 central or public-funded university. India was the joint most-represented on the overall list

Published on 29th April 2022
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Calcutta University confers PhD in Development Economics to West Bengal Chief Secretary H K Dwivedi

The 1988-batch IAS officer has completed the PhD under the supervision of Prof (Dr) Achin Chakraborty of the Kolkata-based Institute for Development Studies

Published on 29th July 2021
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Calcutta University panel recommends offline examination for UG, PG levels 

To boot, Jadavpur University and Rabindra Bharati University have earlier declared that they will be conducting offline exams in both UG and PG levels for different streams

Published on 21st May 2022
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Calcutta University professor booked for allegedly threatening to kill Mamata on social media

The case was registered against Arindam Bhattacharya, a professor of the Zoology Department, by the Hare Street Police Station on the basis of a complaint filed by PhD scholar Tamal Dutta

Published on 28th August 2021
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Calcutta University says no plans to increase PG seats, condemns protestors for scuffle with police 

The students were protesting on January 24 demanding an increase in seats and that's when they surrounded the Vice-Chancellor's car and got into a scuffle with the police 

 

Published on 25th January 2022
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Calcutta University to conduct exams online due to increasing cases of Omicron

Students can either type the answers on their digital devices or download the question paper, write answers on paper sheets

Published on 10th December 2021
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Calcutta University to confer DLitt on Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee, Governor to preside over ceremony

Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee said the senate, the highest decision-making body of the institute, has unanimously cleared the proposal to confer honorary D Litt on the Nobel laureate

Published on 28th January 2020
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Calcutta University to vaccinate all employees above 45 years, to be carried out in two campuses

While one centre will be at the Rajabazar Science College where vaccination will take place on April 27 and 30, the other centre will be at Ballygange Science College Campus on April 28 and 29

Published on 24th April 2021
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Calcutta University: Students continue to demand for online examinations 

On May 26, Thursday, Vice-Chancellor Sonali Chakraborty Banerjee informed PTI that the final decision will be taken by the varsity only after getting the opinions of the stakeholders

Published on 27th May 2022
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Here's why college and university teachers in West Bengal are unhappy with Mamata's New Year pay hike

The teachers demanded that the revised pay scales must be implemented effectively and not just notionally from January 1, 2016, as per the UGC recommendation

Published on 17th February 2020
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SFI demands additional time, free internet to write Calcutta University final exams from home

Calcutta University had on Monday said undergraduate students will be given two hours to write their final semester exams, scheduled to be held from October 1 to 8, from their homes

Published on 23rd September 2020
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This is who Kolkata students think vandalised the Vidyasagar statue

At a press conference conducted on Wednesday morning in Kolkata, TMC MP Derek O' Brien alleged that 'BJP goons' damaged the Vidyasagar statue and Amit Shah did pretty much the same, in reverse

Published on 15th May 2019
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Vidyasagar statue row: Kolkata students call for apolitical protest after violent Amit Shah roadshow

An independent protest has been called by students from several institutes in Kolkata after the violence that took place during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday

Published on 15th May 2019
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WB Governor might have to skip Calcutta University convocation: Education Minister Partha Chatterjee

The higher education department would not have, usually, thought about not inviting the governor, who is the chancellor of state universities, from a programme like a convocation, said Chatterjee

Published on 14th January 2020

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