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Jadavpur University Reviews

Updated June 18, 2017
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  1. "Abou JU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Prime location, bright students and academic atmosphere, Overall ranking is excellent

    Cons

    Infrastructure is poor, Salary is way below than the central government.


  2. "Mixed Bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kolkata (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice scope for exploration,ie unlimited freedom.Somewhat regressive and laid back atmosphere but you will find a group of like minded people in just about anything.

    Cons

    Poor infrastructure,faculty.Very lazy authority.Lack of exposure to global trends.Archaic syllabus.

    Advice to Management

    Improve infrastructure.Provide accomodation to students.Amend syllabus.

  3. "Great Place to Learn"

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    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Undergraduate Research Assistant in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jadavpur University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Research Culture is excellent
    Helpful Profs

    Cons

    Laid Back Attitude
    Too Much of Red Tape Sometimes


  4. "Research Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Eiré (Spain)
    Former Employee - Research Engineer in Eiré (Spain)
    Recommends

    I worked at Jadavpur University (More than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom of work, excellent professors and researchers, great place for study, food and socializing

    Cons

    Contractual Job (1-4) years


  5. "project trainee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good management, lot to learn, professors and senior students are helpful...
    good for phd and academic projects!

    Cons

    Can't find any cons in such a nice environment

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! Doing great!


  6. "Brilliant university. Just completed my MA in English literature from here."

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    Current Employee - English Teacher in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - English Teacher in Kolkata (India)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The most liberal atmosphere, teacher-student friendly attitude, learning a lot outside classroom activity, interdisciplinary research thrust, world class faculties.

    Cons

    Slow administrative work progress.


  7. "Great place to learn and perform"

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    Current Employee - Research Scholar in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Research Scholar in Kolkata (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to learn and perform

    Cons

    Bureaucracy at its best..
    officials should be approachable

  8. "jadavpur university is one of the best universities in india."

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    Current Employee - Student in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Student in Kolkata (India)

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    this university has very good faculties in all departments,

    Cons

    the infrasturcture of this university is good.


  9. "Assistanr Professorship at Jadavpur University"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Kolkata (India)

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    excellent infrastructure, good library resource, highly academic students, nice fellow colleagues, good work environment

    Cons

    No air conditions, Labs are not that airy, electricity backup is not good enough


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Working as a research fellow in JU is a wonderful experience"

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    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Kolkata (India)
    Current Employee - Research Fellow in Kolkata (India)
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    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Jadavpur University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    JU as a research unit is very well equipped, both in terms of human resources and other facilities

    Cons

    The internal politics at times hampers the work environment

    Advice to Management

    The research unit needs more capitalization, access to latest softwares and journals


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