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  Proposed Modified Museology Curriculum, University of Calcutta
The Department of Museology of the University of Calcutta is one of the pioneer such university museology departments in India, founded in the year 1959.
The Department of Museology of the University of Calcutta proposes to introduce the specialised group that would prepare museologists for Science museums/ centres, Science parks, Theme parks, Planetaria, etc. The course content of this group would be finalised in consultation with the specialists in the concerned field.
The seats may be increased or reduced at the discretion of the University authority.
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  University of Calcutta - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Formally established on the 24 January 1857, the University of Calcutta (also known as Calcutta University) is the first modern university in the Indian subcontinent.
It was Dr. Fredrick John, the education secretary to the then British Government in India, who first tendered a proposal to the British Government in London for the establishment of a university in Calcutta, along the lines of London University, but at that time the plan failed to obtain the necessary approval.
On 30 January 1858, the Syndicate of the Calcutta University was constituted.For several years, afterwards the meetings of the Senate and Syndicate were held in a room of the Writer's Building.
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 Calcutta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Calcutta was the most populous city in India until the 1980s, when it was overtaken by Bombay.
Calcutta was also home to the poet Rabindranath Tagore, the Hindu social reformers Raja Ram Mohun Roy (founder of the Brahmo Samaj), Keshub Chunder Sen, Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, David Hare (of Calcutta), Alexander Duff, Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, William Carey and Mutty Lal Seal.
Calcutta boasts of one of the largest race courses of its kind in Asia, the finest golf courses of its kind in the world (Royal Calcutta Golf Club) and one of the most beautiful tennis courts in the world (South Club).
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 From Calcutta With Love
The principal suburbs of Calcutta are Howrah (on the west bank), Baranagar to the north, South Dum Dum to the northeast, the South Suburban Municipality (Behala) to the south, and Garden Reach in the southwest.
Calcutta's position as one of India's preeminent economic centres is rooted in its industries, financial and trade activities, and role as a major port; it is also a major centre for printing, publishing, and newspaper circulation, as well as for recreation and entertainment.
Because Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal, the governor resides in the city in the historic Raj Bhavan.
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 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Opinion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Yet the beginning of the 150th year of Calcutta University is a landmark because it was one of the premier institutions of higher learning in India.
But by the end of the 19th century, the University of Calcutta had transcended this original aim and had begun to aspire to the content of its own motto, “Advancement of Learning”.
Calcutta University — its policies, its appointments and its patronage — is run on remote from Alimuddin Street.
www.telegraphindia.com /1060121/asp/opinion/story_5745342.asp   (461 words)

 Kolkata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kolkata (Bangla: কলকাতা; formerly known as Calcutta) is the capital city of the Indian state of West Bengal; it is situated on the east bank of the River Hooghly in the southeastern portion of the state.
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), (formerly the Calcutta Municipal Corporation), established in 1876, is responsible for the civic maintainance and infrastructure of Kolkata.
Electricity is supplied by the Calcutta Electric Supply Corporation (CESC) to the city region, and by the West Bengal State Electricity Board in the suburbs.
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 Calcuttaweb - History of Calcutta
Calcutta was recaptured in 1757 by Robert Clive when the British defeated Siraj-ud-daullah on the battle field of Plassy.
Bengal was divided, Calcutta became the capital city of the state of West Bengal in India.
Calcutta and surrounding places were flooded with people from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) as a result of the partition.
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 Cal Univ Info
University of Calcutta alias Calcutta University was founded by the British in India in the year 1857, modeled on the University of London in England.
The growth of this University exhilarated under the vice chancellorship of Sir Ashtosh Mukherji.
But by the mid-70s the university acclaimed to be one of the largest universities in the world.
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 University of Calcutta
The University has its own play ground and a tent at the Calcutta Maidan and a separate Rowing Club with sufficient equipment's in a spacious building by the side of the Dhakuria Lake in the southern part of the city.
The University runs a guest house having fully furnished accommodation within the campus of the University College of Science & Technology at 35 Ballygunge Circular Road, Calcutta - 700 019.
The University has its own sales counter located at 87/1, College Street, Calcutta - 700 073, within the college street campus, where application forma for admission to various Post Graduate Courses, Syllabi, Regulations, Examination forms and all University publications are available for sale.
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 Alert: Courses in Public Health
Eligibility criteria: Bachelor degree in civil dengineering or its equivalent as recognised by the University of Calcutta.
University degree with Physiology or Chemistry or Clinical Nutrition with Dietetics as one of the subjects or iii.
Eligibility criteria: Medical Graduates (MBBS/BHMS) of any university recognised by the University of Calcutta and registered with the respective Council or candidates, who have passed the BA or BSc examination with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects from a recognised university.
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 KUCH BEHAR - LoveToKnow Article on KUCH BEHAR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
In 1863, on the leath of the raja, leaving a son and heir only ten months old, a British commissioner was appointed to undertake the direct management of affairs during the minority of the prince, and -nany important reforms were successfully introduced.
The maharaja Sir Nripendra Narayan, G.C.I.E., born in 1862, was educated under British guardianship at Patna and Calcutta, and >ecame hon.
The town of Kuch Behar is situated on the river Tursa, and las a railway station.
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 University of Calcutta --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Modeled on the University of London, Calcutta was originally a purely affiliating university that offered no actual instruction but was the examining and degree-granting authority for colleges scattered over most of northern India.
By the mid-1970s Calcutta was one of the largest universities in the world, with 13 colleges under its direct control and more than 150 affiliated colleges, as well as 16 postgraduate faculties.
The faculties of ancient Indian history and culture and of applied mathematics and the institute of radiophysics and electronics are the state-designated centres of advanced study in those fields.
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 University of Calcutta Resource Page - University of Calcutta
As the first modern university in the Indian sub-continent the University saw its direction being steered by the first Indian vice-chancellor, Sir Gooroodas Banerjee and later by the Indian vice-chancellors University of Calcutta Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee and his son Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee (also a vice chancellor).
Students from this university are to be found all over the world.
Criminalistics is the application of various sciences to answer questions relating to examination and comparison of biological evidence, trace evidence, impression evidence (such as fingerprints, shoeprints, and tire tracks), controlled substances, firearms, and other evidence in criminal investigations.
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 London Metropolitan University - Calcutta House
Calcutta House was originally built by Brooke Bond & Co as a tea factory and named after the Indian Port of Calcutta, where most of tea was shipped from.
Calcutta House was converted for use by the University in 1975 and since 1992 has been extensively refurbished.
As well as Calcutta House, the street is also home to the University's Women's Library.
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 Educational Admission Notification in India Updated Admission Notification
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 New Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
(Hons.) in physics and the M. (operations research) in 1979 and 1982, respectively from the University of Calcutta.
He was a guest lecturer at the University of Calcutta.
Nik has been the program chair of several conferences, including AFSS 2002 and ICONIP 2005, and will be a visiting professor at the University of West Florida for the 2003-2004 academic year.
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 A Mission--- for Self-Reliant India
He was also a guest faculty in the Jadavpur University, Calcutta.
He was also the Chairman of the IEE Students' Centre, Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, India.
Shouldered the responsibility of the Chairman, IEE Calcutta Branch, YMS.
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 Gayatri Spivak   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
She has been a Fellow of the National Humanities Institute, the Center for the Humanities at Wesleyan, the Humanities Research Center at the Australian National University, the Center for the Study of Social Sciences (Calcutta), the Davis Center for Historical Studies (Princeton), the Rockefeller Foundation (Bellagio).
Professor Spivak is known as a scholar of deconstructive textual analysis of verbal, visual, and social texts and as a global feminist Marxist.
She is the recipient of the Translation Prize (1997) from the Sahitya Akademi (the National Academy of Literature) in India.
www.columbia.edu /cu/philosophy/Faculty/_facultypages/gayatrispivak.html   (590 words)

 NSOU # V.C's Profile
Formerly the Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Calcutta she was lauded as the harbinger of many useful academic reforms in the oldest University in India.
Professor Banerjee was educated at Presidency College, Kolkata, at Calcutta University and at the University of Leeds (U.K.).
The University has recorded a phenomenal growth both in terms of enrolment — which is a very impressive nearly 200% per year — and also in the prodigious variety of innovative and pioneering courses and programmes.
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 Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur
The University was known as Calcutta Civil Engineering College on and from 24th November, 1856, when there were only 10 students and a few instructive staff.
Till 1992, it was a constituent college of the Calcutta University.
On 1st October, 2004, the deemed university was elevated to the status of a University with its present name.
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 India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Calcutta: Center for Study of Man and Environment, Department of Geology, President College, 1985.
Calcutta: Anthropological Survey of India for Ministry of Human Resource Development, 1989.
Calcutta: School of International Relations and Strategic Studies, Jadavpur University, 1993.
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 Geological Science Department
The Department tops the list of the Earth Science Departments of all the Universities in the country in,"', "average scientific impact factor analysis" carried out by the Government of India in 1999-2000.
Department has, over the years, produced top international-quality research and thoroughly motivated students, who occupy important positions in Indian Universities and research institutions, Government and Private sector enterprises and also in foreign universities and research institutions.
The Department caters to the need of other universities, research institutions and industrial establishments for analytical work on payment basis.
www.jadavpur.edu /academics/science_geological_science.htm   (472 words)

 Dnyaneshwar Vidyapeeth Distance Learning Open University India USA UK France Pune Mumbai
The Open University's style of teaching is called 'supported open learning', also known as 'distance learning'.
Today, universities and colleges employ a lot of means so that they can reach out to as many people who are interested in learning and earning high school diplomas and college degrees.
Distance learning can be administered on its own or integrated in a larger learning program, everything depending upon the discretion of the university or institution administering the distance learning program.
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 Bharati Mukherjee
After getting her B.A from the University of Calcutta in 1959 and her M.A. in English and Ancient Indian Culture from the University of Baroda in 1961, she came to the United States of America (Alam 4).
While studying at the University of Iowa, she met and married a Canadian student from Harvard, Clark Blaise, on September 19, 1963.
Currently she is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
www.english.emory.edu /Bahri/Mukherjee.html   (1444 words)

 ANNOUNCEMENT - US/India Research Initiative Howard University and Jadavpur University Research Initiative Award ...
The Graduate School is in the process of finalizing plans for master's and Ph.D. students from Howard University to spend two months conducting research at Jadavpur University, Kolkata (Calcutta), India.
This initiative encourages students to spend up to two months at Jadavpur University, in the capital of the eastern Indian state of Bengal, Kolkata (Calcutta).
Students who would prefer to go in fall 2005 or spring 2006 may receive academic credit for the research conducted at Jadavpur University upon the recommendation of their home department at Howard University.
www.gs.howard.edu /announcements/pr_apr4_2005.htm   (504 words)

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Mitra Center for Research in Space Environment, University of Calcutta, 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700009 2Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta, 92 Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata 700009 email: adg1bkpr@hotmail.com 3Time and Frequency Section, National Physical Laboratory Dr. K.
Krishnan Road, New Delhi 110012 Abstract: The Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) of the L1 (1.6GHz) transmission from the GPS and GLONASS satellites has been recorded at Calcutta (22.58oN, 88.38oE geographic; 32oN magnetic dip, 17.35oN dip latitude) since 1999 by a standalone C/A code Ashtec receiver.
Calcutta is situated under the northern crest of the equatorial anomaly in the Indian longitude sector.
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 Calcutta/Kolkata: A guide to India's cultural capital. Volunteering in Calcutta. Hotels, tourist information.
Calcutta is known for its poverty, a reputation it only half deserves.
The climate in Calcutta is pleasant from late September through early March.
Often these are people who travel through Calcutta as quickly as possible without taking the time to look around and get to know the city.
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 Champa Bhattacharyya
Presently working as Research Associate at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (September 2000 ­present).
1989-1991 M. with Zoology (Major in Endocrinology) from the University of Calcutta, India in 1991.
In National Symposium on Fifty years of Zoology, University of Calcutta.
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