Jadavpur University Campuses

2 campus locations found for Jadavpur University

Main Campus

Kolkata / Calcutta, West Bengal

  • Establishment Year 1956
  • Campus Area 67.6 acres

Salt Lake Campus

Kolkata / Calcutta, West Bengal

  • Campus Area 21.3 acres

Available College Facilities

The University is extremely keen on betterment of the Infrastructure tp produce a more conducive academic environment. The major developments however took place from the time period of 2008-2013. The Development in the infrastructure included:

  • Reconstruction of Gandhi Bhavan Auditorium 
  • Composite building for science departments
  • Composite building for Arts and Social Science Departments
  • Teacher's quarter


There are 13 (4 for Girls and 9 for Boys) hostels with provision for accommodating over 1600 students. Efforts are being made for extension of the existing buildings and construction of new buildings for students accommodation. 

Hostel Mess is conducted by the Students Mess Committee under the guidance of the Superintendent of the respective hostel. The Main Hostel complex is situated outside the campus. 
At the Main Hostel complex and the Ladies Hostel complex and beside Old P.G. Hostel there are private canteens supervised by the Students Committee.

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines

The University Central Library is housed in a three-storied building on the campus. Its shelf space and working space with a total of 36,000 sq. ft. and is being extended by new construction of Annex Building 5,500 sq. ft. Seven reading rooms, carrels, and an alcove for bound volumes of journals provide sitting accommodation for approximately 700 readers. There is a separate library on the Second Campus at Salt Lake. The space of the Salt Lake campus Library is 6,500sq. ft. 

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility