The University of Calcutta had an colossal provincial administration during a appreciable period of its continuation. This administration approximately advance till the Indian Universities move of 1904 appear into action, wherein adjustment was made for the 1st time for characterize the provincial limits of the 5 universities then actual in India (involving Burma and Ceylon), viz. the Universities of Bombay, Madras, Calcutta, the Punjab and Allahabad. In fact, there was no provincial ceiling established for the University of Calcutta in the move of embodiment in 1857, and when in 1882 the Punjab University and in 1887 the University of Allahabad appear into continuation, no arrangement was made in the Acts for these Universities, decrease the administration of the University of Calcutta.
|Institute Type||State Government University|
|Name of the Institute||Calcutta University - CU|
|Location||Kolkata, West Bengal|
|Established||24 January 1857|