List of Kolkata Presidencians

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The following is the list of notable alumni of Presidency University, Kolkata.

Social reformers[edit]

Heads of government/state[edit]

Politics[edit]

Law[edit]

Public administration[edit]

Armed forces[edit]

Industry[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Biological Sciences[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Physics[edit]

Psychology[edit]

  • P. K. Roy, first Indian Principal of Presidency College, Calcutta

Geology[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Engineering sciences[edit]

  • Fazlur Rahman Khan, structural engineer; designed Chicago's 100-story John Hancock Center and 110-story Sears Tower

Computer science[edit]

Anthropology[edit]

  • Surajit Chandra Sinha, former Vice Chancellor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Maharajkumar of Susanga, Bengal[12]
  • Nirmal Kumar Bose; he was also a leading sociologist, urbanist, Gandhian, and educationist. Also active in the Indian freedom struggle with Mahatma Gandhi;served as Gandhi's private secretary in 1940's.Studied also Honors in Geology.

Economics[edit]

History[edit]

Political science[edit]

  • Partha Chatterjee, Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, US
  • Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, Columbia University, New York

Languages[edit]

Bengali[edit]

English[edit]

Sanskrit[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Poets, novelists and nonfiction writers[edit]

Artists and musicians[edit]

Filmmakers, theatre personalities and actors[edit]

Sportspersons[edit]

  • Vece Paes, member of the bronze medal-winning Indian hockey team at the Munich Olympics (1972)

Faculty members[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Indian Princely States: Coochbehar
  2. ^ ; President, Indian National Congress- 1938, 1939 (resigned), founded the Indian National Army (The Azad Hind Fauz); revered across the nation as 'Netaji'(Encyclopædia Britannica Online: * * [Subhas Chandra Bose
  3. ^ Indian Princely States: Burdwan
  4. ^ Assam Legislative Assembly
  5. ^ Eminent Personalities Archived 10 December 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Indian Princely States: Dinajpur
  7. ^ http://www.mea.gov.in/ministers.htm
  8. ^ Lives Less Forgotten: Sir Sarat Kumar Ghosh
  9. ^ Lives Less Forgotten: Gurusaday Dutt
  10. ^ "Indian fellow - Joyoti Basu". Indian National Science Academy. 2017-12-06. Retrieved 2017-12-06.
  11. ^ http://www.telegraphindia.com/1131216/jsp/calcutta/story_17684419.jsp
  12. ^ a b Indian Princely States: Susanga
  13. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Online: Amartya Sen
  14. ^ Lives Less Forgotten: Barun De
  15. ^ https://www.youthkiawaaz.com/2012/04/five-reasons-to-be-on-twitter/