Presidency University


Presidency University’s vision is to be a world-class University. We believe in nurturing talent among all those who enter our portals. Through this close nurturing of talent and skills in each individual, we aim to transform students into successful professionals and responsible citizens. We accomplish all these through excellence in teaching, the best in pedagogy leveraged from the world, an efficient research and study cell, and service and community development in focus. Our commitment is to shaping the lives of students through scholarly exposure, pedagogy and learning, which contributes to making the youth future-ready for the world at large.

The University aims to build careers for youngsters who are on the threshold of completing basic education and are seeking tertiary education to enable them to become employable.

Presidency University offers programs in higher education aimed at transforming aspiring youth into highly focused, value-based, and employable professionals. Highly qualified faculty members with a proven record at prestigious global institutions share their knowledge, research, and deep domain expertise with the students. The verdant campus, spread over sixty acres, offers all the necessary infrastructure to make life a rewarding experience for the students.

Presidency University Kolkata Admission

Admission at Presidency University Kolkata is based on entrance exams conducted by WBJEE like PUBDET for UG admission 2020 and PUMDET for PG admission 2020. Ph.D. Entrance Test is conducted within the university level for Doctoral course admission. Students must have a bachelor’s degree for PG admissions and master’s degree for research-level doctoral admission. Scoring a certain cut off will seal the admissions to the various courses offered here. 

Presidency University Kolkata Ranking

Presidency University Kolkata occupied the spot of 151 out of 200 institutions in 2020 as per the rankings of National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF Ranking).

Presidency University Kolkata Courses

Presidency University has 17 departments which offer UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in various specializations. Here is the course list for choosing the programme offered by the Presidency University:

Courses Details 
BA (Hons.)Specializations: History, Bengali, English, Sociology, Political Science, Hindi, Philosophy, and Performing Arts.
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
B.Sc. (Hons)Specializations: Mathematics, Chemistry, Geography, Economics, Life Sciences, Physics, Geology, and Statistics.
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
MASpecializations: History, Bengali, English, Political Science, Hindi, Sociology, Philosophy, and Performing Arts.
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
M.Sc.Specializations: Geography, Applied Economics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Geology, Microbial Biotechnology, and Plant Biotechnology.
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Candidates must have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% from a relevant stream.
Ph.D.Specializations: Political Science, Hindi, Sociology, History, Philosophy, Bengali, Geography, Economics, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, and Mathematics.
Duration: 6 years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed PG with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved category) from the same disciplinary field.

The Presidency University application form and concerned entrance examination form can be filled online by following the given steps:

Application Procedure:

  • Visit the official portal of WBJEE.
  • Candidates opting for UG Programme will fill the application form of PUBDET and those opting for PG Programme will fill the PUMDET entrance exam application form.
  • For Ph.D. courses, visit the official portal of the university for more details. 
  • Register yourself by filling in all the particular details.
  • Upload scanned copies of documents, photograph, and signature as required.
  • The application fee is Rs. 500/- payable online through Net Banking/Credit card/Debit card.
  • Appear for the concerned exam to crack it.
  • Finalize your seat after verifying the originals and paying the fees. 

Presidency University Kolkata Placements

The Presidency University has a dedicated placement cell that works on up building of students by providing opportunities in their professional work. The companies actively recruit the students on the basis of their knowledge and talent. 

Highest package salary to the candidates getting placed are13 LPA and while, that of the Average package salary is 5 LPA.

Some of the recruiters visiting Presidency University Kolkata are: HSBC, Mindtree, Mu sigma, PWC, Genpact, Wipro, En Y, Citi, SBI, Orange tree, RBI, NABARD, yes bank, and Deloitte.

Presidency University Kolkata Scholarships 

Presidency University provides many different scholarships to students for their higher studies. The students need to login to the portal of various scholarship sites in order to get the benefit. The official website provides access to different scholarships.

Few scholarships provided are:

  • Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship/K3 Scholarship
  • Minority Scholarships 
  • Priyamvada Birla Scholarship
  • Sambhava Foundation Scholarship
  • Harsh & Payal Hada Foundation
  • Kanyashree Scholarship

Presidency University Kolkata Facilities 

The University has a very well-maintained Infrastructure. It provides various facilities to be used by students & faculty members as follows:

  • Laboratory- The University provides discipline-based laboratory facilities to the students. Some of which include, Chemistry lab, Computer lab, Physics lab, and Biology lab. 
  • Hostel Facility- The Hostel provisions are for both girls as well as boys separately with basic amenities like mess facility, library, Wi-Fi, indoor sports, and transportation, etc. The hostel will be provided on a first come first served basis.
  • Corporate Society- The Presidency University operates Co-operative society is a voluntary organization of persons to look after each other’s mutual cooperation. 
  • Miscellaneous Facilities- Other Facilities include Library, E-Classroom, Auditorium, Medical Facilities, Cafeteria, Wi-Fi facility, Virtual Labs, Sports Complex, and IT Infrastructure, etc. 

Presidency University Kolkata Fees & Eligibility

B.Sc {Hons.}₹2,125 (1st Year Fees)10+2
BA {Hons.}₹2,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
MA₹2,220 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
M.Sc₹2,295 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Ph.D₹14,000 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation

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