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Jadavpur University History
Jadavpur University is a public university located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It has achieved autonomous university status by UGC in 2018. It was founded in 1906 by the name of Bengal Technical Institute. After the independence of India, the institute was converted into a university. The University of Calcutta is one of the three universities in early modern India, the other two being Bombay and Madras University. It was established by the British in Calcutta in 1861 as a means of spreading western philosophical thought among the elite in India.