Jadavpur University is at present an internationally recognized and appreciated university of the country. The university not only involves and engages itself in the research and teaching of international level but also lays a major importance on the social work for the benefits of urban and rural populations.
The university has recently acquired the erstwhile National Instruments Limited (CSIR) which has made it the first Indian University to receive and acquire such a research unit. Being a semi-residential university, it operates out of two urban campuses. One situated in Salt Lake and another one in Jadavpur. The institution announced to launch a publication house, named Jadavpur University Press on 26th October 2010.