Top Universities in Kolkata

The top leading universities in Kolkata (India) include Aliah University, Jadavpur University, Indian Statistical Institute, Netaji Subhas Open University, University of Calcutta, West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, to name a few.

Aliah University is an autonomous university under the Department of Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education, Government of West Bengal. All of its courses and curricula are designed to provide an interface between the academy, the industry, and employment market.

Jadavpur University (JU) is a top educational and research institution in India. The University Grants Commission has identified JU as one of the first five universities in the country with "Potential for Excellence". The University was nominated the lead institution for the Word Bank funded programme TEQIP in 2005.

Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) is a unique institution devoted to the research, teaching and application of statistics, natural sciences and social sciences. The Headquarters of ISI is located in the northern fringe of the metropolis of Kolkata. The Institute awards Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Quantitative Economics, Computer Science, and Quality, Reliability and Operations Research, and other subjects related to Statistics, to eligible research fellows.

Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) is the premier State Open University in India. The University is a member of the Association of Asian Open Universities (AAOU), the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).

The University of Calcutta is a top public university located in the city of Kolkata. The Times Education Supplement ranked the University of Calcutta as the 39th best institution in the world, in the Arts & Humanities category in 2005.

West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences has been recognized as one of the leading institutions of the country to uplift the socio-economical status of farmers.

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