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Jadavpur University

Hindustan Times  Kolkata, June 19, 2007
First Published: 12:37 IST(19/6/2007) | Last Updated: 15:25 IST(26/5/2008)

Best (Popular) Courses
Physics, Chemistry, Maths; Economics, English, Comparative Literature, History; Computer Science Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.

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Seats Available
Depending on Courses but on an average between 30 and 40

Hostel
Separate Hostel facilities for outstation Boys and Girls.

Weightage to CBSE & ISC
The University compiles two merit list the first one is for the state board class XII pass outs, the second one is for CBSE and ISC students.

Website & Phone No
www.jadavpur.edu, 24146000

Cut-off Marks
For all science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, maths & Geology) aggregate - 65%. Along with it marks in the subject applied for and marks obtained in Physics science and maths in class ten will be added.

In arts
Comparative Literature 55% (A) + AT, Philosophy 50% (A), Sanskrit 60% (A), Bengali 60% (A) + AT, History 60% (A) + AT, Pol. Science 55% (A) + AT, Economics 60% (A) + 50% in Maths, English 65% (A) + AT.

Forms
From June 1 to June 14. Forms will be available online.

Interesting Add On
The University is set on a 67 acre lush green sprawling campus. It boasts off the best placement records. The University is also known for its recreation clubs for students which includes mountaineering, chess, photography, drama and sports. The university has four canteens each known for its separate character and food.

Campus Feel
The campus is extremely cosmopolitan in nature and attracts students from many European and African countries. Lot of students from North-East India also come here.

Famous Alumni
Subir Raha, former chairman of ONGC, Parliamentarian Md. Salim, state IT minister Debesh Das.

Head of Institution speaks
"Our University is one of the top five universities in the country according to UGC. We are known for our progressive outlook towards education. The university also offers best facility in terms of infrastructure and faculty to its students," said Siddhartha Dutta, pro-Vice Chancellor.

*A: Aggregate, SM: Subject Marks, Admission Test: AT

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