Kolkata also known as Calcutta is the capital of West Bengal. It is located on the east bank of the Hooghly River. It is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India. The medium of education is usually instructed in Bengali, English and Urdu. Universities of Kolkata offer diploma, certificate courses, advanced diploma program, post graduate course and doctoral programs. Kolkata has played a pioneering role in the development of the modern education system in India. Western models of education came to India through Kolkata.
List of Universities in Kolkata: