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University of Calcutta

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Calcutta, India

Founding Date:
24-Jan-1857

Motto:
Advancement of Learning

Enrollment:
225,000

Official Website:
http://www.caluniv.ac.in/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ananda M. Chakrabarty
Scientist
4-Apr-1938   Oil-eating bacteria
Bankim Chandra Chatterji
Novelist
26-Jun-1838 8-Apr-1894 Krishna Kanta's Will
Bharati Mukherjee
Novelist
27-Jul-1940   The Tiger's Daughter
Radhabinod Pal
Judge
27-Jan-1886 10-Jan-1967 Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal
Satyajit Ray
Film Director
2-May-1921 23-Apr-1992 Pather Panchali
Gayatri Spivak
Scholar
24-Feb-1942   Postcolonialist theorist, Can the Subaltern Speak?
Paramahansa Yogananda
Religion
5-Jan-1893 7-Mar-1952 Self-Realization Fellowship

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
J. C. Bose
Botanist
30-Nov-1858 23-Nov-1937 Plant physiology
Satyendra Nath Bose
Physicist
1-Jan-1894 4-Feb-1974 Bose-Einstein condensates
Radhabinod Pal
Judge
27-Jan-1886 10-Jan-1967 Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Politician
5-Sep-1888 17-Apr-1975 Philosopher-President of India, 1962-67
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
Physicist
7-Nov-1888 21-Nov-1970 Discovered the Raman Effect

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Radhabinod Pal
Judge
27-Jan-1886 10-Jan-1967 Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal


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