University of Calcutta Faculties

Updated on: Feb 7, 2013
Faculties in University of Calcutta are well organized and adequately administered to excel in their respective fields of study. Though in the global scenario the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts  have created a separate niche of their own, but the other existing faculties are also proving their excellence in their respective field of study and research.

The University of Calcutta is currently consisting fifty five departments and they are organized into eight faculties. Those eight faculties are as follows:
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Commerce, Social Welfare & Business Management
  • Faculty of Education, Journalism and Library Science
  • Faculty of Engineering & Technology
  • Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Home Science
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Law
The Faculty of Arts currently houses twenty one departments, which are offering various courses on several Indian and foreign languages. The vast scope of study over Indian languages also provides the students opportunity to study rich, ancient Indian languages, such as Sanskrit and Pali.

This faculty also provides courses on linguistics, study and culture of Islamic history and ancient Indian history and culture. One of the most unique features of the Faculty of Arts of the Calcutta University is its course offering on South & South East Asian studies.

The Faculty of Science of this university comprises nineteen departments and it is famous for offering excellent educational infrastructure to the students on traditional as well as applied science subjects, such as, marine science, biotechnology, microbiology, bioinformatics and several other subjects.

The Faculty of Commerce, Social Welfare & Business Management is responsible for the proper administration and governance of the departments of business management and commerce. The Faculty of Education, Journalism and Library Science is offering courses on library and information science, journalism and mass communication.

The Faculty of Engineering & Technology is another integral part of the University of Calcutta and it consists of departments like, chemical engineering, chemical technology, applied physics, computer science and engineering, polymer science and technology, radio physics and electronics, and computer centre.

The Faculty of Fine Arts, Music and Home Science consists of only one department, which is known as the Department of Home Science of the University of Calcutta. This department offers various types of courses to the students, such as home science, food and nutrition and human development.

Those students, who are interested in making their career in subjects like, agronomy, horticulture, Seed Science & Technology and Genetics & Plant Breeding, can apply for admission in the Faculty of Agriculture. Courses offered by this faculty on these subjects are of great demand among the students.

The Faculty of Law is also one of the very important Calcutta University faculties. This faculty comprises only one department and after the publication of 12th standard examination, aspirants can apply for the 5 years B.A. L.L.B course, offered by this university.

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