DU vs CU: A Comparative Analysis

By Ishika S.

25th July, 2023

In the NIRF rankings 2023, DU secured 11th rank amongst the top universities in India whereas Calcutta university ranks 12th. Both are top colleges in India.


“DU vs CU: A Comparative Analysis”

DU has been ranked by national and International organisations under various categories. Delhi University ranks 22nd for the overall category and 11th under the university category in NIRF Ranking 2023.

DU (About)

Calcutta University (About)

Calcutta University is ranked 12th among top universities in India in NIRF Ranking 2023. CU is a  public state research University In the capital city Kolkata of West Bengal. Calcutta University is the first multidisciplinary and western-style institution in Asia.

Delhi University placement packages are increasing every year. During the placement drive of 2023, Delhi University witnessed a significant increase of 75% in the highest salary package of (FMS) with the highest package recorded at INR 1.23 CPA.

DU Placements

CU Placements

The average salary package offered ranges from 8 LPA to 9 LPA. Every year companies like TCS Digital, Cognizant, L&T, and Wipro visit the campus for placement. Overall placements in Calcutta University are great as it's B.

DU and CU both are top colleges of India. Both have great placements and are situated in metropolitan cities. Pick a college that aligns with your goals.