Jadavpur UniversityJavavpur University is the premier institution on the Indian subcontinent, recognised as one of the best in the country. The Engineering Faculty has long been known for its excellence in training and in ground-breaking research. The Science Faculty goes from strength to strength in its teaching programmes and research in frontier areas of knowledge.
The Arts Faculty boasts many Departments of Special Assistance, including English and Comparative Literature, and has the only Department of Film Studies in the subcontinent. Research in inter-disciplinary and emerging areas happens to be one of its hallmarks. Jadavpur University is in Kolkata, famous for its cultural and intellectual heritage.
It had been the capital of British India for a long time, and has been a major centre of the Indian struggle for independence. Jadavpur University is a direct descendant of the movement for indigenous education in the modern sector, and the spirit is still strong in its programmes and practices.