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2 2 University of Calcutta Established: 24 th January, PG Departments Started:

3 3 University of Calcutta: Vision and Policy Framework The University of Calcutta, a premier centre of learning in the country is imparting formal education and pursuing research for the last 149 years. It has responded adequately to the changes in the field enabling it to remain in the mainstream of education and research in the country. The University of Calcutta, a premier centre of learning in the country is imparting formal education and pursuing research for the last 149 years. It has responded adequately to the changes in the field enabling it to remain in the mainstream of education and research in the country. The university has always tried to address the new and emerging areas of knowledge at national and international levels. The university has always tried to address the new and emerging areas of knowledge at national and international levels. 1-63

4 VISION AND MISSION To enrich the teaching-learning process in tune with the principles of equity and justice and broadening of the access to the higher education system. To enrich the teaching-learning process in tune with the principles of equity and justice and broadening of the access to the higher education system. To ensure a holistic development of the University by ensuring a balanced growth of literature, humanities, social sciences, basic sciences and emerging areas in biological, applied and technological sciences. To ensure a holistic development of the University by ensuring a balanced growth of literature, humanities, social sciences, basic sciences and emerging areas in biological, applied and technological sciences

5 VISION AND MISSION To constantly strengthen the infrastructure and manpower of the University so as to enable it to meet the emerging challenges to higher education. To constantly strengthen the infrastructure and manpower of the University so as to enable it to meet the emerging challenges to higher education. To develop a congenial community life within the University and motivate the University to fulfill their commitments to the nation and society. To develop a congenial community life within the University and motivate the University to fulfill their commitments to the nation and society

6 Rank and position  The QS World University Rankings has accorded the University the 1 st Rank amongst Indian University’s within the BRICS countries  The India Today-Nielsen Survey of 2013 has given the University the 1 st position amongst all state universities and the 2 nd rank amongst all state and central universities of the country.  Retained the UPE status

7 Important Event Hosted the 100th session of the Indian Science Congress in January 2013, which brought on the dais of the inaugural session :  the Hon’ble President of India  the Hon’ble Prime Minister of the country  the Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal  Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal  Hon’ble Minister of Science and Technology, Government of India 71-63

8 RESEARCH GRANTS  33 UGC Major Research Projects with an involvement of more than Rs. 1,60,00,000  Research grants received from DRDO, DST, DBT, CSIR, AICTE and ICMR and the W. B. Government crossed the figure of Rs. 34,00,00,000.  18 science departments are covered by the FIST Programme 81-63

9 Research Grants  An Interdisciplinary Programme in Life Sciences funded by DBT,GOI was awarded to Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology Departments.(13.4 crores).  The project “Cataloguing microbial diversity of Sunderbans at the backdrop of climate change” has been funded by World Bank ( ) in the field of Integrated Coastal Zone Management of India with a funding of Rs. 6.2 crore

10 Funds received during State Government: Rs. 209,10,72,409 University Grants Commission: Rs.21crores Funds mobilized : Rs. 24 crores Funds mobilized : Rs. 24 crores Resource mobilization Resource mobilization Received nearly Rs. 1,35,00,000 including endowment funds and donations

11 Teaching and research

12 Teaching and research University hosted 17 international and 575 national conferences / seminars / workshops  , the University faculty, published as many as 1,079 books and book chapters.  University faculties are involved in assessing the Sarbya Siksha Abhijan programme

13 Teaching and research  The Institute of Foreign Policy Studies – sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India – has been able to carve out its niche in the area of teaching-learning process in foreign policy studies.  Through the Institute the University has joined 12 other Indian and 6 European Universities in the Interdisciplinary Bridges for Indo-European Studies (IBIES) under the Erasmus Mundus Scheme

14 Teaching and research A Centre for Polish and Central European Studies is proposed to be established within the Institute in collaboration with the Institute of International Relations, University of Warshaw, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

15 Teaching and research The Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology has organised 52 seminars so far which includes :  13th Indo-US workshop in Advanced Flow Cytometry Techniques in  3rd International Cancer Research Symposium  International Conference on System Biology

16 Teaching and research  The Indian Space Research Centre has selected the University as a major centre under its Space Science Promotion Scheme.  The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has sanctioned the setting up of a Stratosphere Troposphere Radar Facility at the University

17 Teaching and research  Archaeology Department excavated and discovered stucco images and inscribed terracotta votive tablets at the early medieval Buddhist monastic site of Moghalmari  excavation at Dihar unearthed ceramics associated with early village farming culture  explorations in Mahadebbera are throwing new light on what may be the first precisely dated prehistoric site of eastern India

18 Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council: A Grade  64 PG Departments  22 PG centres with 1 school  174 Affiliated Colleges  Student Enrollment:  PG:22,000(approx.)  UG:3,06,277(approx.)

19 19 Examination Conducted By University of Calcutta Total number of examinations held per year is 564 including Post Graduate and Under Graduate examinations Under Graduate Examinations:- B A, B Sc, B Com- 12 examinations per yearB A, B Sc, B Com- 12 examinations per year BBA- 3 examinations per yearBBA- 3 examinations per year BVA- 2 examinations per yearBVA- 2 examinations per year B Music- 4 examinations per yearB Music- 4 examinations per year 1-63

20 20 Examinations held per year Under Graduate Law Examinations- LLB 4 examinations per year Total Post Graduate examinations- 303 per year Total Post Graduate and Under Graduate candidates appearing per year- 3,50,

21 21 Advancement of Learning: Crucial role in Research Research at Calcutta University :  (a) Doctoral and Post Doctoral Research  (b) Research Centers  (c) Research by Faculty Members Research ProjectsResearch Projects Research PublicationsResearch Publications 1-63

22 22 Research for Doctoral Degrees:  Ph. D. Programmes in all the 63 PG Departments.  Ph. D. Committees have National & International External Experts. Ph. D. Post Doc. D. Sc Ph. D. Post Doc. D. Sc (Registered) (Registered) 1-63

23 23 Research Projects:  Total No. of Ongoing Research Projects: 266  No. of Research Projects started in 2013:

24 24 Publication of Research Papers:  Total no. of research Publications (including books) during the last 3 years: 4000 (approx.)  No. of Papers published in refereed journals published from outside the University during the last 3 years:1800 (approx.) 1-63

25  University of Calcutta publishes 600 papers on an average roughly about 1% of the national average. The university registered a whopping 88% growth in 5 years.  1880 authors published 3251 papers attracting around 4 citations per paper (overall) which is better than the national average of 3.5. Chemistry tops the list here with a CPP of 6.6.  Top 5 research areas in which CU has significant output are Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science & Biochemistry  Research output in Chemistry, Biochemistry & Materials Science attract the most # of citations contributing to the high CPP.  Increasing numbers of papers for CU figure in the most cited journals and the same trend is seen in the quality of journals chosen by CU’s research community.  Collaboration analysis reveals that for all universities studied, internationally collaborated papers are driving the citation impact and thus impacts university rankings worldwide.  Out of the special centres established, the Dr. B C Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology is the most prolific both qualitatively (h-index and citations) and quantitatively (# of papers). KEY FINDINGS by SciVal (Elsevier)

26 26 Research Centres on University Grants Commission Funding:  (A) Special Assistance Programmes: Centre for Advance Study : 4Centre for Advance Study : 4 Departmental Special Assistance: 7Departmental Special Assistance: 7 Departmental Research Support : 6Departmental Research Support : 6 Committee on Strengthening of Infrastructure for Science and Technology : 1Committee on Strengthening of Infrastructure for Science and Technology : 1 Assistance for strengthening of Infrastructure for Humanities and Social Science : 4Assistance for strengthening of Infrastructure for Humanities and Social Science :

27 27  (B) Centres Established with UGC Grants: Centre for Social SciencesCentre for Social Sciences Language LabLanguage Lab Gandhian Studies CentreGandhian Studies Centre Coaching Programs for SC/ST candidates for (I) NET, (II) Remedial Coaching and (III) Entry in ServicesCoaching Programs for SC/ST candidates for (I) NET, (II) Remedial Coaching and (III) Entry in Services Women Studies Research CentreWomen Studies Research Centre Institute of Atmospheric and Environmental ScienceInstitute of Atmospheric and Environmental Science Institute of Agricultural ScienceInstitute of Agricultural Science 1-63

28 28 (c) Other Research Centres  Centres with funding from agencies other than UGC: S. K. Mitra Centre for Space Environment (funding by ISRO) S. K. Mitra Centre for Space Environment (funding by ISRO) Centre for Photonics (funding by DRDO) Centre for Photonics (funding by DRDO) Peace Studies Research Centre (funding by Ford Foundation) Peace Studies Research Centre (funding by Ford Foundation) B. C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology ( Endowment Fund) B. C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology ( Endowment Fund) S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences (Endowment Fund) S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences (Endowment Fund) 1-63

29 29 (c) Other Research Centres  Centres with funding from agencies other than UGC: Centre for Millimetre wave studies (funding by DRDO) Centre for Millimetre wave studies (funding by DRDO) Peace Studies Research Centre (funding by Ford Foundation) Peace Studies Research Centre (funding by Ford Foundation) B. C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology B. C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences S. N. Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences Centre forResearch in Nano Science and Nano Technolgy.(MHRD) Centre forResearch in Nano Science and Nano Technolgy.(MHRD) Institute of Foreign Policy Studies(MEA) Institute of Foreign Policy Studies(MEA) 1-63

30 How are CU’s Centres performing? (SciVial) 30 Centres# Papers# CitationsCPPH-index # Citation for most highly cited paper Dr. B.C. Guha Centre for Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology A. K. Choudhury School of Information Technology S N Pradhan Centre for Neurosciences The Institute of Foreign Policy studies Centre for Research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Women's Studies Research Centre20000 Centre for Urban Economic Studies

31 31 Resource generation activities of the University of Calcutta Calcutta University Industry Institute Partnership Programme Cell is actively working with Reputed organisations. Under the on-going University- Industry Partnership Programme, more than Rupees one crore have been generated. 1-63

32 32 Patents:  No. of Patents obtained during the last 3 years:38-32 National and 6 International. (ChemicalEngineering,PolymerScience, Radiophysicsand Electronics, Applied Physics, Physiology, Zoology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry,Microbiology etc.) MOU with NRDC,GOI,INDIA. MOU with NRDC,GOI,INDIA. 1-63

33 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  Dr. Alok Kumar Sil and his associates in Microbiology Department have been granted the United States Patent for ‘Animal Model for Cigarette-Smoke- Induced Atherosclerosis and Related Methods’  Professor Anjan Dasgupta of Biochemistry Department and his team won another US Patent for developing One Step Nanosensor for Single and Multidrug Resistance in acute coronary syndrome

34 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  Two patents in the realm of Feature Extraction from Image Data and Data Warehouse Modelling have been awarded for the collaborative work of faculty members from the A. K. Choudhury School of Information Technology and Computer Science & Engineering Department

35 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  Faculty members from Chemical Technology Department have filed with the CSIR two patents under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.  The same Department is associated with two major projects of technology transfer to industries: Coats of India Limited on ‘Vegetable Oil Esters for use in Printing Ink’ and Coats of India Limited on ‘Vegetable Oil Esters for use in Printing Ink’ and Asia-Pacific Commodities Limited on ‘Interesterification Process Technology using NaOH-Glycerol Catalyst’. Asia-Pacific Commodities Limited on ‘Interesterification Process Technology using NaOH-Glycerol Catalyst’

36 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  The patent on a novel filter for effectively reducing harmful agents in cigarette smoke, developed by Professor Indu Bhushan Chatterjee of Biotechnology Department, was initiated by the National Research Development Corporation of the Government of India for an initial value of rupees one crore

37 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  The Department of Biotechnology is also collaborating with West Bengal Government’s Biotech Development Corporation to develop a finishing school to offer state-of-the-art training in Industrial Biotechnology to improve the job prospects of the students

38 UNIVERSITY-INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIP  The Applied Physics Department has signed a MOU with Landis+Gyr Ltd. to undertake research and development programmes in the areas of SMART GRID and Advanced Metering Infrastructure.  Tie ups between the University and Coreel Technologies, TCS, CTS, BSNL, Indian Railways, IBM and Wipro are yielding fruits. During last year, 35 patents or discoveries had been registered by faculty members

39 ACHIEVEMENT  The University has effectively uploaded the relevant data in the All India Survey on Higher Education [AISHE] (an initiative of MHRD, Government of India)  Ensured successful uploading by all the affiliated institutions

40 40 Research Collaborations with Other Institutions:  Institutional-level MoU’s with: International Rice Research Institute, Philippines. International Rice Research Institute, Philippines. Chongbuk University, South Korea. Chongbuk University, South Korea. Oxford Brookes University, U.K. Oxford Brookes University, U.K. 1-63

41 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The University has MOUs with 71 institutions of higher education across the globe.  The Vice-Chancellor had the opportunity to be a part of the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s delegation to Myanmar in 2012 on the occasion of which a MOU was signed between the University and the Dagon University of Yangon

42 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  Under British Councils UKEIRI programme History, Radio Physics and Electronics and Marine Science departments have been linked with King’s College,London, Sheffield University and Edinburgh University

43 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The Wellcome Trust of the United Kingdom has granted a substantial sum for the development of a Documentation Centre on the History of Western Medicine in Colonial Eastern India under the auspices of the History Department

44 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The first phase of the Calcutta – Oxford project on interaction between business and higher education, sponsored by the British Council’s Knowledge Partnership Programme, has been successfully completed

45 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  We have also received the support from British Council under the Knowledge Enterprise Partnership scheme with Anglia Ruskin University along with five other Universities

46 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The Student-Teacher Exchange Programme between the History Department and the Uppsala University of Sweden is increasingly gaining momentum

47 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The Department of Jute & Fibre Technology is collaborating with the Eastern Michigan University of the USA for a research project under the TMTT Scheme of the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India

48 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The Horticulture Department signed a Technology Cooperation Agreement with the Baise National Agricultural Science & Technology Zone of Cuangxi, China.  Academic collaboration has developed between Botany Department, the Korean Energy Institute and Dhaka University.  The Physiology Department is involved with an Indo-USA ICMR research project

49 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  A. K. Choudhury School of Information Technology is working closely with the Computer Engineering group of Princeton University, Computer Engineering group of Princeton University, the Ca Foscari University of Italy, the Ca Foscari University of Italy, the Winsoma State University of the USA, the Winsoma State University of the USA, Poland’s AGH University of Science and Poland’s AGH University of Science and Technology and Bialystok University. Technology and Bialystok University.  The Computer Science Department has developed a fruitful academic link with Australia’s Woolongong University

50 INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY  The Pure Mathematics Department is involved with an Indo-Japan Collaborative Project on ‘Analysis of Cryptographic Algorithms and Evaluation on Enhancing Network Security Based on Mathematical Science’  The Bengali Department has signed an Agreement with the United Arab Emirates to teach communicative Bengali for its students

51 51 Model Collaborations  Uppsala University, Sweden  Hamburg University, Germany  York University, Canada 1-63

52 52 Department-level Collaborative Research Projects. Boston University Boston University Max Planck Institute Max Planck Institute Ratherford Appleton Laboratory Ratherford Appleton Laboratory Chinese University of Hong Kong Chinese University of Hong Kong University of Brussels University of Brussels Humboldt University Humboldt University CERN, Geneva CERN, Geneva TIFR TIFR BARC BARC School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Maison Des Sciences De L’Homme, Paris Maison Des Sciences De L’Homme, Paris Uppsala University, Sweden Uppsala University, Sweden 1-63

53 Collaboration Map for University of Calcutta 53 While the numbers speak for themselves, good to point out here that CU has many collaborative partners in Asia (144) & Europe (127). 1-63

54 Top 10 Collaborators by CPP & Impact InstitutionCountry Co-authored publications Co-authors at the University of Calcutta Co-authors at the other InstitutionCitations Citations per Publication (CPP) Field-Weighted Citation Impact Universitat de BarcelonaSpain University of California at San Diego United States Universitat de les Illes BalearsSpain University of TurinItaly University of Reading United Kingdom University of TriesteItaly Indian School of Mines UniversityIndia Howard University United States CSIR - Chemistry and PhysicsIndia Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic ResearchIndia A look at the collaboration scenario for CU reveals that the papers making most impact in terms of attracting citations are the ones that are published with international collaboration

55 University of Calcutta Awarded The status of Lead Institute By World Bank assessment twice Under Technical Education Quality. Improvement Programme

56 For technology departments the allocated grant was Rs.30crores and then Rs. 40crores in the TEQIP programme and it is to be utilised for Academic Exellence and Management capacity building and centralised facilities development Eight technology departments will upgrade & enhance Eight technology departments will upgrade & enhance their teaching and research infrastructures BY their teaching and research infrastructures BY PROCUREMENT OF EQUIPMENT & BOOKS, LRs PROCUREMENT OF EQUIPMENT & BOOKS, LRs with advancement of curricula and e-library & with advancement of curricula and e-library & e-journal facilities. All through collective decisions e-journal facilities. All through collective decisions and efforts by this TEQIP programme WITH THE and efforts by this TEQIP programme WITH THE FACULTY & STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FACULTY & STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME AS A MAJOR ACADEMIC COMPONENT AS A MAJOR ACADEMIC COMPONENT

57 57 Sports department  Rowing Club  Sports tent in Maidan 1-63

58 LIBRARY  Central library  4 campus libraries  39 departmental libraries  Collection of Books : 12 lakh+  Books added during last year : 21,550  Access to peer reviewed e-journals : 8,138  Subscribed print journals : national and 55 foreign 139 national and 55 foreign

59 we subscribe to the following e-resources:  Springer e-books under 9 subject collections  Taylor and Francis e-books  Online Sage complete books plus reference collection  Indian Citation Index  ProQuest Dissertation and Theses  ProQuest Centra  Ebrary Academic Complete  LISA  RefWorks

60 60 Asutosh Museum * Established in : 1937 * First Public Museum in any University in India. * Near about items consisting of Folk Art objects, Terracottas etc. have been collected so far. far. * 1100 students and scholars from within the country and abroad visited the Museum during country and abroad visited the Museum during last year last year 1-63

61 ACADEMIC STAFF COLLEGE  Organized 15 Refresher Courses, 5 Orientation Courses, 1 Summer School, 4 Short Term Courses and 1 Principals’ Workshop.  Published 5 books on the basis of papers presented in the Courses  773 teachers benefited from the Refresher and Orientation Courses  159 principals joined the Principals’ Workshop.  The UGC has selected our Academic College as the ‘State of the Art College’

62 NATIONAL SERVICE SCHEME (NSS)  The University’s NSS Cell, with its 126 units and more than 12,600 volunteers, has been the main coordinating body for the social and community welfare activities performed by the University  2 NSS volunteers represented the country as youth delegates respectively in Malaysia and China  The University also received the prestigious Indira Gandhi NSS Award (Certificate of Appreciation) from the Hon’ble President of India in 2012 and also in

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