when did calcutta,bombay and madras become presidency cities?

In the late 18th century

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In the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, Bombay
and Madras rose in importance as  Presidency cities.
They became the centres of British power in the different
regions of India.Presidency – For
administrative purposes,
colonial India was
divided into three
“Presidencies” (Bombay,
Madras and Bengal),
which developed from the
East India Company’s
“factories” (trading posts)
at Surat, Madras and
Calcutta.
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in the late 18th century

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In the late eighteenth century, Calcutta, Bombay and Madras rose in importance as Presidency cities.
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Late 18th century g...
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In 1862
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