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List of Kolkata Presidencians

According to the college directory of the University Grants Commission (India) there are eleven colleges that have the word "Presidency" in their titles. Among them, four are primarily referred to as Presidency College only. The following list contains only the names of the eminent alumni of Presidency College, Kolkata. A former or current student, who had been admitted into the college, but did or did not complete the course, as well as a teacher of the college, who taught for a lengthy period of time, is called a 'Presidencian'. Names of former students of Hindu College, which was its predecessor from 1817-1855, are also included in this list.

Religion

Politics

Armed Forces

Judiciary

Government

Industry

Academics

Chemistry

Mathematics

Medicine

  • Mahendralal Sarkar, Founder of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Calcutta

Physics

Psychology

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

Statistics

Zoology

Anthropology

Economics

History

Political Science

  • Partha Chatterjee, Director of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
  • Sudipta Kaviraj, Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, New York

Bengali

English

Sanskrit

Journalists

Poets and Novelists

Artists and Musicians

Filmmakers, Theatre Personalities and Actors

Sportspersons

  • Vece Paes, Member of the Bronze medal winning Indian Hockey team at the Munich Olympics, 1972
  • Sanjay Ray, Member of the Assam Ranji Trophy cricket team

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