Academy of Technology is one of the most acclaimed self-financed engineering colleges in West Bengal. It has been established by Ananda Educational Development & Charitable Organisation (AEDCO), a trust under the chairmanship of Prof. Jagannath Banerjee, an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta.
In a metamorphosis of over 9 years, Academy of Technology has been reinventing itself constantly to explore the infinite possibilities of engineering and technology - an academy that inspires everyone to think differently. It is now the preferred career destination for meritorious students due to its academic integrity and standard as well as its attractive campus placement.
Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College is a well-respected undergraduate degree college affiliated with the University of Calcutta, India. It is named after the celebrated scientist Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. It has been catering good education to for many years.The college Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College was established and can possibly be traced back to the year 1968, when the Calcutta University approved the affiliation of the twine institutions with the name of Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education simultaneously bearing the address, 2 Moira Street, Calcutta–700017 being established and organized by the then trustee of Vidya Mandir Society and Junior Hindi School under the control of the Birla Group were amalgamated into one single college in 1969 under the name of Birla College of Science and Education.
Ananda Mohan College is on of the leading undergraduate evening colleges in Kolkata. It belongs to the City Group of Colleges, run by the Brahmo Samaj Education Society (BSES)— a registered society and educational wing of the Sadharan Bramho Samaj— that runs seven other undergraduate colleges and a higher secondary school in the city of Kolkata. Ananda Mohan College (established in 1961) is the evening unit of the City Group of Colleges situated at 102/1, Raja Rammohan Sarani, Kolkata – 700009. It is a premier evening college in the city of Kolkata. It offers undergraduate courses in pure science, bio science, humanities, social science and commerce with honours courses in such major subjects as Bengali, English, History, Economics, Mathematics.
Banwarilal Bhalotia College at Asansol is one of the premier institutions in the fields of General & Technology-based education under the University of Burdwan, West Bengal and has already earned good reputation for its academic excellence, congenial environment and an exquisite geographical situation. At present, the college is housed in an attractive multi-storied building including two recently built large annexed edifices with a beautiful broad campus, having a sylvan background all around, consisting wide play ground, spacious classrooms, properly equipped laboratories with adequate apparatus, and, to be proud of, sufficient number of computer labs.
Baruipur College Study Centre setting up of an institution of higher learning in Baruipur began as early as 1997. Baruipur College Study Centre received its affiliation from the Netaji Subhas Open University and the Government of West Bengal in 1981.Committee ceased to function, in conformity with the guidelines of the W. B. College Service Commission. The college is open to students irrespective of caste, creed or religion and merit is the only requirement for admission. The college offers competent infrastructural facilities, within its limits, and has well stocked and modern library.
Basanti Devi College, a Premier undergraduate institution for girls was established on 5th August 1959 as one of the first sponsored colleges by the Government of West Bengal under scheme 2F of the UGC. Named after and inspired by the ideals of Basanti Devi (1880-1972), wife of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das, one of the first women to fight for the freedom of our country.
Behala College was established as a grant-in-aid State Government Sponsored College in the year 1963 affiliated to Calcutta University under the Refugee Rehabilitation Scheme of the Government of India. It was recognized under section 2f by UGC in 1982. The College came under the pay packet scheme of the Government of West Bengal in the late seventies.
The Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society was established in the year 1928 with a motto of 'Education for Excellence' has been pioneering the development of new knowledge and promoting innovation through its various administered educational institutions. Accordingly The Bhawanipur Education Society College was founded in the year 1966 for Boys and Girls, under affiliation to the University of Calcutta. Established by Gujaratis, a linguistic minority which runs it solely for educational and not for any commercial purposes. It is today one of the leading commerce and management colleges in Kolkata, today, there are over 7000 students and each year the institution grows from strength to strength.
In 1979 the Government of West Bengal established one Girl’s College in Suri , the Headquarter town of District of Bibhum with a view to impart education to younger girls .But in 1987 the college was converted into a co-educational Degree College. Birbhum Mahila Mahavidyalaya was renamed as Birbhum Mahavidyalaya. Birbhum Mahavidyalaya is a government affiliated college located at Suri in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan and teaches arts, science and commerce.
Chandidas Mahavidyalaya, the citadel of learning named after the medieval vaisnava poet of Humanism Chandidas was founded in 1972 at the village Khujutipara under Nanoor Police Station, Birbhum district of West Bengal. The college is aided by the state government which has been running with the motto of imparting higher education to the rural youth and is affiliated to the University of Burdwan. Courses at graduate level of all the three streams namely Arts, science and commerce are accessible to the students. We have been offering honours courses in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Political Science, and Geography in Arts discipline.
Charuchandra College has been christened after the Late Charuchandra Chattopadhyay, a notable Indian nationalist. It has its history embedded in the country's post-partition scenario, when Dr. Satyendra Nath Roy and some other eminent academicians of Dacca University and its affiliated colleges initiated to establish a college in South Kolkata to cater the needs of migrant refugees from erstwhile East Pakistan. This co-educational college started with courses in intermediate Arts and Science and Degree Arts. Presently, the college offers B. A. and B. Sc. Honours and General Courses. The college has introduced B. Com. Honours and General Courses exclusively for girls in the Morning Section. At present 10 Honours and 17 General subjects are taught in the college.
City College is one of the remarkable heritage institutions of Calcutta ( now , Kolkata ) which played a prominent social role in the wake of the Bengal Renaissance of the nineteenth century. This college has passed through the meandering course of time and various stages of change before reaching its present status. City College owes its origin to the intensive effort for spread of English education in Bengal, towards the end of the nineteenth century, by several educationists and philanthropists. In a fledgling form this institution was founded as a High School on 6th January 1879, by late Ananda Mohan Bose in collaboration with two other educationists, Pandit Shibnath Sastri and Sir Surendra Nath Banerjee of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj. City college was established in 1881.
Dhruba Chand Halder College(formerly - Dakshin Barasat College),a co-educational Non-Government college, affilated to the University of Calcutta, situated near Dakshin Barasat Railway Station in Sealdah-Lakshmikantapur-Kakdwip-Namkhana section was established in 1965. The college is included in the list of colleges maintained under Section 2(f) & 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956. This college in South 24-Paraganas is at a distance of hardly 40 kms. from Kolkata, but it is quiet haven away from the hustle and bustle and pollution of the city life.
Late Sudhir Kr. Ghosh, a benefactor and a Philantheopist agreed to donate his land and building situated at Santragachi, Dharmatala, for the establishment of an educational institution. After that into the initiation of the then local M.L.A. Sri Satyen Ghosh and some other important personalities of the area a board of Trustees was formed on 26.11.1984 and some allied organisational activities were undertaken on 10th March, 1985 in a public meeting presied over by Ex-chairman of Public Service Commission Raghu Das Baul and attended by donor Sudhir Kumar Ghosh a resolation was adopted that a degree College should be established after the name of Dr. Kanailal Bhattacharyya, an educationist, public leader and Ex-minister of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of West Bengal.The College was granted affiliation by the Calcutta University & The State Govt. in September 1985.
The college was founded by Jagadish Chandra Halder in memorium of his father Fakir Chand Halder. It started with intermediate Courses in Arts and Science.Undergraduate courses in Arts were introduced in the year 1955-56.Fakir Chand College its mainly an undergraduate liberal arts college near Kolkata, India.
Gangarampur College, a Govt. Aided College ,affiliated to North Bengal University, was established in 1981 in Gangarampur , Dakshin Dinajpur ( part of erstwhile West Dinajpur ), as a co-educational institute of learning with the objective of expanding the scope of higher education in a remote district of West Bengal. The College has moved forth to achieve the desired fruition of its goals in the following years and has been accredited by NAAC C ++ in September 2004 .
Gour Mohan Sachin Mandal Mahavidyalaya is a government - aided, co-educational multi-faculty college established in 1968. The college was founded by Dr. Satyendranath Naskar, a renowned educationalist with empathy towards the backward classes in 1968. Late Sachindranath Mandal, son of Late Gour Mohan Mandal , of the adjoining village Bireswarpur, donated land and money towards the establishment of the college. Many benevolent persons contributed land and money for the development and expansion of the college. The college at present is situated on 13.1 acres of land near Madhabpur station, Sealdah - Lakshmikantapur Railway Line. The Kolkata - Kulpi Road runs past the college.Gour Mohan Sachin Mandal Mahavidyalaya perceives education and the process of educating as a total integral contextual process which includes students, teachers, parents, administration and the environment. The college in aspects of student profile faces a unique reality.
Gurudas college of commerce was established in 1968 affiliated to the university of calcutta and enlisted under section 2(f) and 12(b) of the ugc act. The name of the college is changed to sir gurudas mahavidyalaya due to its conversion from unifaculty to multifaculty institution.
Heramba Chandra College, a premier co-educational institution, is popularly known as South City Day College. The College has a long glorious history. It has celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2006. In the history of education in India, the achievements of City College need to be remembered not only for its pioneering efforts in the field of modern education in the country, but also for the fact that it is the embodiment of the liberal spirit of those master-minds that enriched the nineteenth century renaissance in India.College was established in 1879.
Institute of Genetic Medicine and Genomic Science is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences. IGMGS was founded by Biotech foundation. Already four batches of under graduate and two batches of post graduate are passed out with flying coloors and successfully enter to various professional courses in India and Abroad. The Institute offers B.Sc in Medical Biotechnology, M.Sc in Medical Biotechnology, M.Sc in Medical Bioinformatics. and M.Sc in Human Genetics.
Jogamaya Devi College is a women's college in Kolkata, India. The college offers undergraduate degrees and is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It was established in 1932. In 1957 the College was separated from the Men's College and affiliated to Calcutta University as Asutosh College for Women (1958), subsequently renamed Jogamaya Devi College, in the hallowed memory of Lady Asutosh Mukherjee, wife of Sir Asutosh Mukherjee and mother of Sri Shyamaprasad Mukherjee.
Kalimpong College, a pioneer co-educational institution in Kalimpong, affiliated to the University of North Bengal, was established by the order of the Govt. on the 12th November 1962, with the aim of "providing higher education to the people of the backward place of Kalimpong". This was a long cherished dream come true for the people of Kalimpong. It took exactly 98 years for the people of these areas to get an institution of higher learning since the British acquired Kalimpong in 1865 which became a subdivision of the district of Darjeeling in 1866. The College was set up in the Hill Top Area in a rented bungalow. It had to be shifted to the 'Nanduram Building', Topkhana, Kalimpong, popularly known as the 'Oon Godam' in 1971, to accommodate the increasing number of students.
Khudiram Bose Central College was established on 3rd June, 1894 by a pioneer named khudiram bose. This college is situated on Bidhan Sarani besides Scottish Church School. It is a great pleasure to introduce you to the unique facilities offered to the students in our college. This college aims at the academic excellence of the students. The teachers are equipped with the lastest teaching methodolgy to guide the students. Claasroom teaching takes place in a very student-friendly environment and the teachers are always prepared to help you. This college also takes into consideration the requirement of the students beyond the scope of the syllabus. To cater this need seminars are organised and at different times various companies come and hold campus interviews. The college has received UGC affiliation under the Section 2F and 12B of the UGC Act, in 1965.
Kingston College of Science was established by Kingston Educational Institute was established in 2004 by a group of dedicated people. The different colleges under the umbrella of Kingston academy are approved by the respective competent authorities such as AICTE, New Delhi; DTE and Ministry of Higher Education, GOVT. of West Bengal; WBUT, Barasat State University, Bar Council of India etc. The Institute is committed to provide a centre of excellence in various branches of study. The guiding mission and vision is to produce versatile and competent manpower through our value based quality education, holistic training and overall development of body, mind and soul following traditional Indian Philosaphy. Our motto is not only to produce striking and brilliant engineers, Scientists, managers and lawyers of tomorrow capable of meeting the challenging task of social transformation in the context of globalization but also to produce vespancible and disciplined citizen’s passessing the basic qualities of human values.
Kingston College of Science is established in 2004. Kingston College of Science is situated at Barasat, Kolkata of state West Bengal. Kingston College of Science is affiliated to West Bengal Sate University. It is a self financed college. It offers science courses.
Lady Brabourne College, with its lush green lawns and gardens opposite the Park Circus Maidan is one of the premier Institutions for women's education in India. Established by the Government of Bengal in July 1939 and named after the wife of Lord Brabourne, the Governor of Bengal till February 1939, the college made a humble beginning with 35 Muslim students and 9 faculty members in a rented house in Park Circus. The foundation stone of the building in which it is presently housed was laid on 26th August 1939 by Sir J. Woodhead the then Governor of Bengal. Ever since the college has expanded structurally and academically earning the reputation of having an excellent academic environment and has celebrated it’s Diamond Jubilee on the 26th August, 1999.
Malda College was established in 1944. Malda College is situated in Uttar Dinajpur, West Bengal. Malda College is affiliated to North Bengal University. It offers undergraduate courses of arts, commerce and science. The College offers Post Graduate courses in two subjects - History and English. The library of the College, with a stock of more than thirty thousand books, is one of the better of its kind. The Science departments are well-equipped with laboratories, enriched by necessary modern gadgets such as computers, telephone, Flim-projector, V.C.R. etc.
Mrinalini Datta Mahavidyapith had a humble beginning, with only ninety five students and seven teachers including the principal as the guiding force to lead the institution in academic arena. The college started off with the Humanities stream but later on developed into a multi disciplinary degree college with the Commerce Stream being added in 1965 and the science and management disciplines came under its umbrella by the end of the last century under the dynamic and high profile leadership of the past and present principals and local educationists. The location of the college is in a prime position. Situated on Vidyapith Road, it is only seven minutes walk from Birati Railway Station. Till 1965 classes of the college were held at the premises of Uttar Dum Dum Vidyapith for Girls. The college is also accessible by bus and minibus routes. The location of the college is in a prime position. Situated on Vidyapith Road, it is only seven minutes walk from Birati Railway Station.
Netaji Nagar College for Women came into being as a culmination of the efforts of the people who settled here in Netaji Nagar had to struggle a great deal for their existence. They soon realized that knowledge and education are the only weapons in their possession. Thus, their sentiments and desire for quality education for their children lead to the establishment of Netaji Nagar College on 25th September, 1967, with the active support of Sri Prasanta Kumar Sur, Ex-President of our college and Ex-Minister of the Govt. of West Bengal, Late Snehangshu Kanta Acharya, Ex-advocate General, Govt. of West Bengal, along with the whole hearted support of the then Vice-chancellor of Calcutta University, Late Bidhubhusan Malik.
Netaji Nagar Day College aims at providing education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels of education alongwith a value based education to its students who mostly belong to the displaced families form Bangladesh and a considerable size of which belongs to such families receiving education at the first generation. Besides, some subjects of contemporary importance and job-orientation, such as, Computer Science, Information Technology, Environmental Studies, etc. are also taught here. Accordingly, necessary measures are adopted to reflect quality and to translate it to its various academic and administrative units. Besides offering adequate facilities of library and laboratory, seminars are also organized alongwith effective class teaching, personal counseling and continuous assessment of students.The establishment of Netaji Nagar College on 25th September, 1967, is the translation of a long-cherished dream into reality by the sheer determination of the ‘refugee’ population of this fast-developing colony. Profuse sweats were spilled, sundry formalities were observed, inspiration and active co-operation was received from the then Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University, Late Bidhubhushan Malik.
New Alipore College started its journey on 5th August 1963 as a Government Sponsored Co-educational Degree College affiliated to university of Calcutta. During its eventful existence the college played an important role in advancement of learning it's academic and extra-curricular facilities to the students of south Kolkata and adjacent areas of Behala, Batanagar, Budge-Budge extending to Diamond Harbor.The mission of the College is to impart quality education to its student. Conscious efforts are also taken to make students aware of social responsibilities.
Prafulla Chandra College its an undergraduate liberal arts college in Kolkata, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It is the evening section of South City College, which is officially known as Heramba Chandra College. Prafulla Chandra College as it is named today was formerly known as City College Commerce, South Calcutta, Evening Unit of the South Calcutta Branch meant both for boys and girls taking up B.Com. (Honours and General) and B.A. (Honours and General) courses, this college has proved its worth as a pathfinder in many different respects.
Presidency College is establised in Kolkata, west bengal. Presidency College offers undergaduate and post graduate courses in arts and science. Presidency College is affiliated to university of calcutta. Presidency College is one of the best college in Kolkata for arts and science courses.
Raidighi College started functioning on may 16, 1995. College is affilated to university of Calcutta and approved by UGC. Raidighi College is located in an area which is socio-economically backward. Natural calamities are part and parcel of the people of this locality, students who come to pursue their higher studies are very poor.
Raiganj College is one of the biggest colleges in the Northern part of West Bengal. Established in 1948, the college has been taken over by North Bengal University in 1968, and since then it has become a University College and is been directly managed by the University of North Bengal. The Campus sprawls over an area of 13.63 acres of land, which contains departments, teacher's quarters, canteen, a garden of medicinal plants and mulberry garden. The college runs both honours and general courses in undergraduate level in almost all traditional subjects and a few subjects of recent origin. The College also teaches post graduate course in Bengal.
Raja Peary Mohan College was founded on 20th June, 1887 by an eminent philanthropist, promoter of education and social reformer in the nineteenth century Bengal, Raja Joykrishna Mukherjee, an benevolent zamindar of Uttarpara, in the Hooghly District of West Bengal. The college is situated in a place which is very near to the famous Grand Trunk Road and just on the opposite bank of the Hooghly river of the famous temple of Goddess Kali at Dakshineswar. Exactly, 125 years ago from now, with thirty one students Raja Joykrishna Mukherjee established this Higher educational Institution with the vision and mission to achieve excellence in higher education and equip and empower students with relevant knowledge, competence and creativity, spread female education and practice inclusive growth for socio-economic change and sustainable development for the society.
Ramakrishna Mission Residential College is an autonomous college located in Narendrapur, Kolkata. The college was established in 1960 and affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It is run by the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur.The college is residential and only boys are allowed to study in this institution. In 2008 it was been upgraded to autonomy status (it is the second autonomous college in West Bengal) by the University Grant Commission (UGC).
Ramakrishna Mission Residential College is an autonomous college located in Narendrapur, Kolkata. The college was established in 1960 and affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It is run by the Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur. The college is residential and only boys are allowed to study in this institution. In 2008 it was been upgraded to autonomy status (it is the second autonomous college in West Bengal) by the University Grant Commission (UGC).
Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women is one of the co-located college of Rishi Bankim Chandra Colleges. It is a general degree colleges located in Naihati, West Bengal, India, It is operate in the morning shift, Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women offer undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women is affiliated to West Bengal State University.
Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College is one of the co-located college of Rishi Bankim Chandra Colleges. Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College is a general degree colleges located in Naihati, West Bengal, India, Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College is operate in the night shift, Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women offer undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College is affiliated to university of calcutta.
Sambhu Nath College, in Labpur in the district of Birbhum was established in the year 1963 as lone institute of higher education in such a remote area where the light of proper education had not yet fully reached. It deserves special mention that all sections of people, the haves and the have-nots, have rendered yeoman’s service to the construction and development of the institution situated mainly in a poverty stricken locality where most of the people are steeped in illiteracy, ignorance and superstitions. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan and teaches arts, science and commerce.
Sammilani Mahavidyalaya, located at Baghajatin, Kolkata has completed Thirteen years of its existence, and within this short span of time, it has marched ahead towards the fulfilment of its aims & objectives. A devoted band of faculty members and members of the non-teaching sector is continuing to create a sound knowledge base for the society, under the leadership of the Principal, Dr. S. Palchaudhuri.The College aims to impart education to students from all levels of the society, with special care for the underprivileged.
Scottish Church College is interlaced with the life of Dr. Alexander Duff, DD, LLD (1806-1878), the first overseas missionary of the Church of Scotland to India. Initially known as the General Assembly’s Institution, it was founded on the 13th July, 1830.The College is the second oldest in North Calcutta. The College has been awarded Grade A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The college also enjoys the status of College with Potential for Excellence, a quality rating by the University Grants Commission. Media survey rates Scottish as one among the top fifty colleges in India. The College is now owned and administered by the Church of North India (CNI) through the diocese of Calcutta. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta but enjoys autonomous status for its Faculty of Post Graduate Studies. We offer Honours course in 15 subjects in the under-graduate stream and post-graduate course in two subjects. The Department of Teacher Education of the college prepares women students for the Bachelor of Education degree.
William Carey, Joshua Marshman and William Ward to impart basic education to local people, finally culminated into the foundation of Serampore College in 1818. They desired to have the College opening its doors to all students irrespective of their caste, colour and creed. It was made imperative to admit students with the understanding that the instruction would be secular in character. Consequently, the College has gained worldwide reputation as a unique educational institution proffering quality education in as diverse disciplines as Christian Theology and liberal Arts, Science and Commerce. Serampore College is affiliated to the University of Calcutta for Arts-Science-Commerce Departments to run diversified postgraduate, undergraduate, diploma and certificate courses. The college being the first missionary college in India, has always been the core attraction to the meritorious students.
Serampore Girls' College was founded on June 6,1981 to cater to the local demand for a Girls' College. Late Sm.Anita Devi, the noted educationist and the then President of West Bengal Higher Secondary Council inaugurated the college in the presence of Late Prof.Sambhu Ghosh,the then Minister for Higher Education, Late Bhabani Mukhopadhyay,formar Minister for Parliamentary Affairs,Govt.of West Bengal, Late Kamal Krishna Bhattacharya,the then MLA and Chairman of Serampore Municipality and other dignitories.
Shree Agrasain College is situated at 5/2A, Height Road, Liluah, Howrah – 711204 amidst a green environment. It is adjacent to the Liluah Railway station on the eastern side and five-minutes-walking-distance away from Grand Trunk Road.College is a self-financing, co-educational degree college. It has been established to fulfill the need of professional and emerging areas of higher learning for the state of West Bengal in general and Howrah district and adjoining areas in particular. The college is a unit of Sri Radhe Krishna Charitable Trust.
Shri Shikshayatan College was founded on 8th July, 1955 for girls under affiliation to the University of Calcutta. Established by the Marwaris, a linguistic minority, it is administered and managed by Shikshayatan Foundation - (Formerly known as Marwari Balika Vidyalaya Society -registered under the Societies Registration Act) which runs it solely for educational and not for commercial purposes. As a linguistic minority, it enjoys protection under Article 30(1) of the Constitution of India. Originally meant for imparting and promoting education among the girls of the Marwari community, it has over the years, opened its doors, in response to pressures for admission, to all eligible girl students irrespective of caste, creed, religion or language. The College aims at imparting liberal education which helps in developing the total personality of students and in bringing about all-round growth of their personality and making them self reliant. The college is committed to maintining a good academic standard in a non politicised environment.
Gurudas College of Commerce was established in 1968 affiliated to the University of Calcutta and enlisted under Section 2(f) and 12(b) of the UGC Act. The name of the College is changed to Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya due to its conversion from unifaculty to multifaculty Institution.The College is governed by a Governing Body Constituted under statute 93 of the Calcutta University First Statute 1979. The Principal is the Head of the Institution and Administrative Chief of the College The young, energetic, hard working, dedicated newly reruited faculty mix of efficient and experienced senior teachers shoulder the academic responsibility with quality assurance in Higher Education.
Sivanath Sastri College owes its origin to the City College, Calcutta, which is one of the oldest first- grade colleges in Bengal. The City College was founded in the year 1879 by a band of patriotic and dedicated workers headed by Late Ananda Mohan Bose, It has a long record of brilliant results and this claim is evident from its alumni crowded by many great and nobel daughters of Bengal. The Commerce Dept. of the College was inaugurated in 1939 and South Calcutta Branch of the Commerce Dept. started in 1946 as an emergency measure to provide facilities to South Calcutta students. The morning classes for women were started in South Calcutta Branch in 1955. This unit named after the hallowed memory of Late Pandit Sivanath Sastri, an illustrious son of Bengal, was separately affiliated in 1961 to the Calcutta University. Since then the College has had no occasion to look back. During the brief period of 50 years, this Women’s Branch has been catering immensely to the growing needs of the women students, many of whom might otherwise have been deprived of higher education.
Sonamukhi College was established in 1966, is the general degree college in Sonamukhi, Bankura district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.The college offers under graduate courses in Arts, Commerce and Science stream. The aim of the college is to provide excellence in education at the undergraduate level to the students of all communities and especially to the financially backward students in this area.
Sonarpur Mahavidyalaya is a co-educational degree college. It was established in 1985 and it had been duly accredited by National Assesment and Accredidation Council, (NAAC) Bangalore. The college was founded in September 1985 as a consequence of a long drawn mass movement in the early seventies of the last century led by liberal democratic and education loving people of the locality. As a result of the mass movement of the local people, a preparatory committee was formed under the leadership of Sri Santimoy Bhattacharya. The committee requested the Rajpur Municipality to sanction a plot of land that would be suitable for the establishment of the college. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta, which offers a wide range of subjects and facilities to its learners.Three well equipped faculties namely Science, Arts and Commerce have set a high watermark of teaching and learning which is certainly in tune with the heritage of the land.
Founded at Goalpota in December 1971, Sovarani Memorial College inherits a History of progressive development both in infrastructural and educational level. It has now its own premise. The College with its green complex of about 3.15 acres of land, with a flower garden, Greenfield and ponds is situated about 35 km away from the din and bustle of Kolkata. Late Satyanarayan Khan, a highly revered social activist of this village, to fulfill the aspiration of his deceased wife late Sovarani Devi, established this college. The founders kept in mind the need of the local people. Today this co-educational college offers undergraduate courses also in the science and commerce, besides Humanities streams. At present ten Honours subjects and fourteen general subjects from the curriculum of the College.
Sree Chaitanya Mahavidyalaya (formerly Sree Chaitanya College of Commerce) was established in 1965. Located in a semi-urban area, this college chiefly caters to the need of students hailing from economically weaker and underprivileged section of the society. The motivating spirit of the founders was the felt need of providing higher education to the people of this area. The burgeoning exigency commingled with a cherished dream of disseminating education was the shaping spirit behind the idea and thus this institution came into being.Consequently the bud blooming into a full blossomed flower , since then striving towards excellence goes on , albeit its own problems and impediments. A proactive and dedicated faculty with sincere assistance from other staff is making determined endeavours to prevail over the infrastructure and other limitations.
St. Columba's College, Hazaribagh earlier known as Dublin University Mission College, is a premier constituent Unit of Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribag. It was established in 1895 by the University of Dublin, UK, and in 1896 it was affiliated with Calcutta University. Due to its performance, within one decade (1904) it became a Grade ‘A’ college of Calcutta University. In the year 1906–1907, the college was given its present name “St. Columba’s College” and in the same year it became an examination center of Calcutta University. This was the first ever Residential College in undivided Bengal, and later in Bihar & Orissa. The College is considered to be oldest multi faculty institutions of higher education in Eastern India.
The official date of birth of the ‘Cathedral Mission College’ is January 19, 1865. The College moved from Sookea Street to 12, Old College Square or new 22, Mirzapore Street (now Surya Sen Street) in May, 1867. Rev. J. Barton was hailed as the chief founder and the first Principal of the College. In July 1908 the College was shifted to its present site. Under the leadership of W.E.S. Holland, the College was raised to the standard of a degree College, affiliated to the University of Calcutta in 1914. he College adopted its present name, St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College, in the same year. After receiving its affiliation as a ‘First Arts College’ of the Calcutta University, it began its odyssey with 193 students and 6 teaching staff.
Sunderban Mahavidyalaya was established in 1965 from then the college started teaching the programme in Arts at the degree level under the aegis of the University of Calcutta. Affiliation of Political Science to the Honours Standard was sanctioned in 1970 – 71 and the programme in Commerce at the general degree level was initiated in 1971 – 72. Affiliation of Accounting and Finance to the Honours Standard was granted in 1984 – 85. Advanced courses in other major subjects in the Faculty of Arts were subsequently introduced with the expansion of buildings and other related infrastructure with the grants from the UGC, the Zilla Parishad and the MPLAD: Bengali in 1995 – 96; History in 1998 – 99; English in 2000 – 01; Economics in 2002 – 03 and Philosophy in 2003 – 04. Affiliation of Geography to the General Standard was sanctioned in 2001 – 02 and that of Education to the General Standard in 2002 – 03. The programme in Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at the General degree level was inaugurated in 1995. Subsequently, affiliation of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics to the Honours Standard were granted in 2000–01, 2001–02 respectively. Advanced course in Geography was introduced in 2004 – 05, catering to the needs of a large number of students who study Geography in their Higher Secondary Course.
Surendranath College for Women was established in 1948, mainly for imparting higher education to girls from partition-affected families. After partition many families came from the then East Pakistan and settled in the Sealdah railway station area and its neighborhood. It became necessary to open a branch for women at the nearest college. The girls had to take up jobs during the afternoons to support their families. So our College with its morning timings came into existence.The College shifted to its own premises at 24, Mahatma Gandhi Road and classes began there from 1997. The building is next door to the older one and used to be the Ripon hostel.
The establishment of the commerce section in surendranath banerjeein in 1940 and the evening science section in 1947 eventually made way to the formation of Surendranath Evening College in 1961. In 1963 some more subjects were added like Political Science, History, Economics, Sanskrit, Urdu, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.In the year 1996, the University of Calcutta affiliated Honours in Bengali. The introduction of Computer Science, Electronic Science and especially Electronic Equipment Maintenance (Vocational) at degree level in 1998-99 and Honors in Marketing in Commerce Stream in 2004-05 has been an important step towards making this college a model evening college. Besides the college is running the Honours course in Accountancy quite successfully. In 2001-2002 university gave permission to start the Honours course in Electronic Science.
On 5th Sept.1968, Susil Kar College began its journey as a Co-educational undergraduate degree college under the affiliation of the University of Calcutta. It offers ba, bsc and bcom honours adn general courses. Late Shri Bijoly Bhushan Kar awaken to this need for the spread of education in his native place. To that effect, Champahati donated about one acre of his ancestral land for the establishment of a college, in memory of his father, Late Shri Susil Kar. With the active and constructive support of like minded people like Late Doctor Durgapada Banerjee, Ex Head master Late Sushil Kumar Putatunda, Shri Ardhendu Adhikary, Late Dr. Tarapada Ghosh, Prof. Late Shri Sharat Ghosh, Shri Bidyut Sarkar, Shri. Bamandeb Majumdar, Late Dr. Bhabendranath Mondal, Late Bijoy Krishna Roy, Smt. Muktamala Kar among others, this visionary's dream materialised.
Swami Niswambalananda Girls' College is situated in the southernmost part of the Hooghly District on the bank of Hooghly river in the Municipal area under Uttarpara-Kotrong Municipality. This part of the suburb of Kolkata was widely known for its refined culture and positive contribution to the society through its distinguished personalities consisting of benevolent, educated and socially vibrant zamindars and enthusiastic local gentry. Motivated by these social activists, a section of local energetic people came forward to establish a Girls' College for the upliftment of female folk in view of the mounting social injustice to women. Their concerted endeavour gained momentum and ultimately this Degree College as a centre for female education saw the light on 4th September, 1978 under the umbrella of University of Calcutta.
Syamaprasad College, founded by Dr. Syamaprasad Mukherjee, came into existence in the city immediately after the end of World War II in 1945. It was then styled as Asutosh College of Commerce (evening section). So this college has its genesis in Asutosh College and has primarily been designed to meet the growing demand for higher education in Commerce among the emploted youth. This Evening Section was delinked from Asutosh College and acquired the status of a full-fledged independent college in 1958 with a separate Principal and separate management (i.e. Governing Body) under instruction from University Grants Commission and with the approval & affiliation of University of Calcutta. After the immature demise of Dr. Mukherjee, the ex-Vice Chancellor, Calcutta University resolved to perpetuate the memory of Dr. Mukherjee by renaming the college founded by him as Syamaprasad College in 1962.
Uluberia college owes its existence to the selfless and untiring service of the Founder-Principal Late Haripada Ghosal along with generous donations from the local people. It is established in 1948 as a humble institution, the college has now developed to cater to more than four thousand students of diverse communities and backgrounds.Uluberia College is an undergraduate liberal arts college in Uluberia, in Howrah district, West Bengal, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta.The colleges was established by Haripada Ghosal, with local donations. It is situated in the heart of the sub-division town of Uluberia and 2 kms from the Uluberia Railway station, the college is easily accessible from Kolkata as well as other neighboring districts.
Victoria Institution (College) is a Study Centre for Netaji Subhas Open University for distance education. It was established in 1932. Regular counselling programmes are conducted in the College Centre on Saturdays and Sundays for the University. It offers various courses. ertificate course (six month) on Pre-Primary Teachers' Training (in English and Bengali medium) is conducted on a collaboration basis by the Netaji Subhas Open University, Victoria Institution (College) and Learning and Living Resources Society at the College Study Centre. "The course is designed to impart a thorough and practical training in pre-primary child education based on the Montessori methods. The training provides an excellent foundation for all those who are involved or likely to be involved in pre-primary education, including teachers and parents.
The Vidyanagar College is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It is located on the road joining Amtala and Budge Budge to Bishnupur, Block-II in the District of South 24-Parganas, some thirty kilometers away from Esplanede, the administrative and commercial hub of the city of Culcutta. The college, though only a little away from the south-west fringes of the metroplis, is situated entirely in a rural setting amidst lush pastures. The college came into being on 29 july, 1963 as the unflinching zeal and social commitment of visionaries of the locality ,such as the late Dhirendranath Bera and the late Harendranath Majumder, were brought to fruition.
Vidyasagar College for Women as a full fledged separate college affiliated to the University of Calcutta was founded in 1960. However, its history went back to 1931 when a separate womens’ section of the Vidyasagar College was started to cater to the educational requirements of the women folk of Kolkata. Its classes were held in the morning. The womens’ section was temporarily brought to a stop during the second world war. Since 1947, however, expansion in all branches of its activities took place steadily and regularly. New subjects were introduced and a group of dedicated teachers inspired confidence among the students who enrolled in large numbers. Since its foundation in 1960, Vidyasagar College for Women committed itself to carry forward the ideals and principles of Pundit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist and social reformer of the 19th century. At present the college consists of three campuses.
Vidyasagar Evening College, a co-educational institution affiliated to the University of Calcutta, shares a long and illustrious history with two of its sister institution Vidyasagar College and Vidyasagar College for Women.The emergence of Metropolitan Institution from Calcutta Training School, (set up by Thakurdas Chakraborty in 1859) when Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar became the President of the its managing committee in 1860, set the institution for and unwavering and irrevocable process of growth which led it to be affiliated by Calcutta University for first Arts on January 1st, 1872, and ultimately in 1917 it was renamed Vidyasagar College.
In 1950 Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray College came into existence as part of a larger historical reality known as Bengal Partition. Continuous with the struggle carried on by the victims of partition elsewhere, the college sprang up with the sole effort put in by those uprooted from the erstwhile East Bengal.
Vivekananda College, which was initially known as Barisha College, had its origin in 1950 under the Dispersal Scheme of the State Government to ease pressure for admission of students to the Colleges in the Calcutta Metropolis with the influx of people from the then East Pakistan, the present Bangladesh. It was first housed in Barisha High School and later shifted to its newly built premises close to the school compound in 1953. It was then an Intermediate College. In June 1956 the College was sponsored by the State Government with its upgrading as a degree College and in the same year it was also brought under the Refugee Education Scheme of the Ministry of Rehabilitation, Government of India, with the State Government retaining control over it. After ward ,it was at this time that the College was christened as Vivekananda College after the sacred name of Swami Vivekananda - the great patriot and social reformer, an eternal embodiment of the soul of India and a great inspiring force behind the making of modern India. Vivekananda College now has the teaching facilities up to Honours standard in 17 subjects for Under-Graduate Studies in the Faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce under the University of Calcutta.
Women's College, Calcutta was founded on 2nd July 1937, by a group of devoted scholars under the guidance of Dr. D. L. De with a view to advancing the cause of higher education among women. The college got affiliation to C.U. on 27th April, 1940. DR. D.L. De was the Principal and Secretary of the college till his death in March 1959.
Women’s Christian College was founded on 19th July 1945 under the aegis of the Bengal Christian Council by a group of Christian educationists who were committed to the spread of women’s education in West Bengal. The founder Principal of the college was Miss Stella Bose while the founder Secretary was Miss Nirajbasini Shome.The I.A. Course was started with three students in 1945-46 and the figure rose to twenty-two by the end of the session. Calcutta University affiliation for the I.A. course was granted in 1947-48 and that for the B.A. course in 1948-49 (with Honours only in Bengali). It took some more years for Honours to be extended to English, Sanskrit and Economics.