Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta

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Established 1973
Location Baishnabghata Patuli Township,
Website http://www.cssscal.org/

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta (CSSSC) is a social science and humanities research and teaching institute in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.[2] Established in 1973 in works within the purview of Indian Council of Social Science Research and funded by the same council and Government of West Bengal.[3] It is one of the top institute in social sciences in India.[4][5][6][7] The centre was founded when Professor S. Nurul Hasan was the education minister of India. Barun De was appointed as its first Director.[8]


  1. ^ CSSSC director. Official website. Retrieved 14 January 2017.
  2. ^ "About The Centre". cssscal.org. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  3. ^ "Whole gamut of Social Sciences". The Hindu. 30 April 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Sharique Hasan. "Social science research productivity rankings of Indian institutes". stanford.edu. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "Top 25% Institutions and Economists in India, as of September 2010". cssscal.org. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  6. ^ Ion Pohoaţă; Ionel Bostan; Radu Constantinescu (February 2014). "The rise towards excellence of social science in India : a 'Nobel' confirmation of the value of economics and further implications" (PDF). Current Science. 106 (3): 368–373. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  7. ^ Janaki Nair (3 January 2017). "JNU in 2016: It was the worst of years. It was the year of a new vice chancellor". scroll.in. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  8. ^ Historian Barun De passes away, in 'The Hindu', 18 July, 2013