Acharya Girish Chandra Bose College,( formerly name Bangabasi College of Commerce) established in 1965, is an undergraduate college in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It offers undergraduate course in arts and commerce. Late Acharya Girish Chandra Bose, M.A, M.R.AC. and a closed associate of Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar returned to Calcutta from London on the 14th July, 1884 after successful completion of his higher studies. The then Director of Public Instructions Sir Alfred Croft offered him a prestegious higher post in the Education Department of British Govt. But he refused to accept it. He also did not hesitate to refuse the higher post offered by Nizam of Hydrabad. Instead, he devoted his entire life to the cause of extension and development of education of the people of the country.
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.
Aghore Kamini Prakash Chandra Mahavidyalaya was established in Bengai of district hooghly, west bengal. Aghore Kamini Prakash Chandra Mahavidyalaya offers undergraduate courses of arts, commerce and science. Aghore Kamini Prakash Chandra Mahavidyalaya is affiliated to University of Burdwan. It is also recognized by UGC.
Alipurduar College was established in 1957 with financial assistance from the Central Government of India, Alipurduar College got the initial recognition as a Government Sponsored College affiliated to the University of North Bengal; and in due course of time, came under the 2F and 12B category of the University Grants Commission . It is a full-fledged co-education college with all the streams - science, arts and commerce.
Asansol Girls College, a premier institution of this coalfield and industrial region of West Bengal came into existence in 1950 mainly as a result of untiring efforts of Dr. Lalit Mohan Sen, the then CSO, Mines Board of Health and his worthy consort Smt. Kamala Sen. From the humble beginning in the premises of the Manimala Girls' High School the college soon blossomed into maturity and was shifted to its new building in 1962. During the difficult years of its adolescence, the college was fortunate to have Dr. Anjali Roy as its principal. She was a dedicated educationist, who with the help of a team of devoted colleagues nurtured the college as one of the most prestigious institutions under the University of Burdwan. In 1969 a Morning Section was opened to meet the increasing demand for higher education of girls of this area.
Asutosh College is an affiliated college of the University of Calcutta, in Kolkata, India. Situated in South Kolkata, it was established in the year 1916 under the stewardship of eminent educationist Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, who was the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta. The Present Principal is Dipak Kumar Kar.
Balagarh Bijoy Krishna Mahavidyalaya, affiliated to the University of Burdwan, was established in 1985. It is named after revered Late Bijoy Krikshna Modak, the noted freedom fighter, renowned educationist and lifelong social activist. Indeed, late Bijoy Krishna Modak is the founding father of the College. Presently, it is running with three streams- Arts, Commerce and Pure Science with Honours Courses in Bengali, History, Accountancy and Mathematics.Though Balagarh was much advanced in past in the field of education, people belonging to scheduled castes and tribes were deprived of all advantages.
Balurghat College is a co-ed institution of higher education located in Balurghat, Dakshin Dinajpur district, West Bengal, India. Balurghat College was established in June, 1948, as an intermediate liberal arts college, with 96 students. In 1950, the college was recognized by the UGC, and it is supported by the West Bengal government as an aided college. North Bengal University accepted the college as a constituent college in September 2003.
Balurghat Mahila Mahavidyalaya is a women's college in Balurghat in the Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal, India. The college is affiliated to University of Gour Banga, offering undergraduate courses. College meant for imparting Women's Education in the District of Dakshin Dianjpur was founded on 12th August. 1970, thanks, to the honest initiatives of Educationists and local people. Mention must be made of the Late Dr. Atul Cnandra Chakraborty, the Late Nilkanta Bagchi, the late Satindra Nath Basu, the late Kamalendu Chakraborty, the Late Bomkesh Chakraborty, me Late Dhirendra Nath Banerjee and the Late Nishith Ranjan Acharya etc! he college could not come into being without the active co-operation of District and State Administration.
An educational institution of national importance, Bangabasi College had its genesis in the prophetic vision and spirit of sacrificial dedication of Late Acharya Grish Chandra Bose. Founded under private management in 1887, it had as its guiding inspiration the genius of Pandit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar. The aim of the institution was two fold : first, to cater to the growing demand for higher education and second, to nurture the spirit of nationalism in the minds of young learners under colonial yoke. At the same time, it marked an indirect protest challenging the narrow educational policy of the Hunter Commission.
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.
Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, founded in 1953, is a UGC registered College & accredited by NAAC. A group of dedicated men, led by Dr. Satish Bose, a noted social worker, took the initiative in establishing this institution on 19 Sept. 1953 and named it after one of the most illustrious sons of Barrackpore and India.
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.
Basirhat College, established in 1957, is a general degree college in Basirhat. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to West Bengal State University.
In mid-November 1947 Basirhat College was founded and since then it has been standing for more than half a century on the banks of river Icchamati. In 1947 the Institution was primarily housed in the Basirhat Town Hall, and later on it was shifted to Khan Bahadur A.F.M. Abdur Rahaman’s residence at the heart of Basirhat town. Late Dr. Shyamaprasad Mukherjee, an eminent educationist and National Leader of our country, laid the foundation stone at the present location of the college.
Initially, there was one Faculty – Arts (Humanities) with 6 departments. Over time, the total number of departments has been increased to 16 departments. Two new departments, - Geography and Education have been approved by the University of Calcutta & State Government in the year 2000 and 2001 respectively. At present the Institution is running in three shifts, - Morning, Day and Evening and accommodating a huge numbers of students, coming from villages and town like Taki, Hingalgunge, Jogesgunge, Samsernagar, Sangrampur, Katiahat, Deganga, Haroa, Baduria, Berachampa etc. to obtain their bachelor degree in Arts, Science and Commerce.
Belda College(BC), Paschim Medinipur was established in 1963. The college is a Self Financing, co education college. The college was established to impart the higher education in this region. The college was affiliated to UGC recognition under 2F in 1964. The college is situated in a picturesque site amid the conducive atmosphere of learning. It is away from the din and bustle of the town life. The scenery of bounteous nature, the open face of the blue vault of heaven, the spacious grassy playground adds to the very first day of its inception. The primary objective of the founders of this college is to provide a scope & opportunity of higher education to the people of this locality. The college offers under graduate courses in Arts, Science and commerce stream.
Bhairab Ganguly College has been contributing to the academic enrichment and development of human resources of its hinterland, encompassing the entire domain of the North suburban locality of Kolkata metropolis, an area belonging to the Northern periphery of the city and its neighouing districts. The college has created and maintained an academic atmosphere that promotes the all-round personality development of the students and enables one to grow to the fullest. The aim of the college is to bring to light the inherent qualities of budding learners, to enlighten the human values and to convey the benefits of higher education to those untouched by the gifts of progress.
Bhangar Mahavidyalaya is a degree college for General higher education, situated in Bhangar Block I, P.S. Bhangar, and Baruipur Sub-Division under South 24 Paraganas District, West Bengal. The initiative started ceremoniously started in 1995 and the foundation stone was laid in 1996. The college got affiliated to the University of Calcutta to impart teaching in Arts (English, Bengali, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Social Science (Economics, Geography, Mathematics) and Commerce (Accountancy Group) – faculty of Under Graduate Studies. The college has just completed ten years of its fruitful existence. Honours courses are offers in Geography, Bengali, History, Political Science, English, and Education.
Bhatter College, also known simply as Dantan College, is an undergraduate, coeducational college situated in Dantan, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. It was established in 1963. The college is under Vidyasagar University. The college aims at overall development of the locality and its adjoining areas directly through education and indirectly through participation in various socio-economic, cultural and welfare activities.
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.
Bidhan Chandra College, Rishra, affiliated to the University of Culcatta, is situated in the heart of the industrial belt in the Serampore Sub-Division of Hoogly District in W.B. It was established in 1957 after the name of illustrious Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, the then Chief Minister and architect of modern West Bengal. The college owes its existence to the munificient charity of Birkmyre Education Trust as also to the well wisher of the college like Late Shribhusan Bose, Late Pannalal Mukherjee, Late Principal Kanai LAl Ganguly and others who made laudable efforts in its making.The in-campus setting of the institution immediately nullifies the din and bustle of the busy G.T. Road and its surrounding.
Bijoy Krishna Girls’ College (formerly, Girls’ College, Howrah) has been declared as a College with Potential for Excellence(CPE)by the University Grants Commission in the year 2009 & is one of the eight colleges under Calcutta University to be honoured with such status and has received the award for the years 2010-2012. The college was founded on the first day of August, 1947 with a view to satisfying the gradually increasing demand for higher education among the girls of the district of Howrah.
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.
Birapara College is established after a long wanted result of public endeavour of this zone in the year 1986 with 16 students only. This is a developing Co - education College offering two streams of courses, B.A. (General & Honours) and B.Com. (General & Honours). In B.A. course Bengali, Nepali, Sociology, History & Geography Honours and in B.Com. course, Accountancy Honours are offered. Now we are in a fray for introducing of some new subjects with Honours.The College is run by the Governing Body duly constituted as per the Statute of North Bengal University. There are various Committees & Sub Committees and a Statutory Students’ Union to assist the College Authority for the smooth running of the College.
Burdwan Raj College is one of the premier and oldest (established in 1881) colleges not only in the district of Burdwan but also in the whole state of West Bengal. The picturesque campus of 13 acres is situated at the centre of the town, adjacent to the Railway Station, Medical College and Hospital and The University of Burdwan. The serene beauty of Shyamsayar adds grandeur to the College. The name of the College is so widespread that it needs no introduction. Nevertheless, a glimpse of the portrait of the College is cheering, a kind of sweet remembrance we always like to cherish. Burdwan Raj College dates back to the year 1881, and it carries a long association with the Maharajas of Burdwan, namely, Tej Chand, Mahatab Chand and Aftab Chand. The royal patronage was taken over by the Govt. of West Bengal in 1956 under the sponsoring scheme and the College was affiliated to the University of Burdwan in 1960. The growth and development of the college is quite remarkable.
Chakdaha College was born on the 21st of November, 1972 in the cradle of rural Bengal and has grown over the years into a leading and prestigious UG academy among a gamut of 40 general Degree Colleges now affiliated to the University of Kalyani. By its academic discipline and a sustained record of toppers in almost all Hons. Courses it attracts and caters to the best budding talents of not only Chakdaha township but also of a vast hinterland that cuts across Nadia and other surrounding districts.
Chanchal College is a college in Chanchal in the Maldah district of West Bengal, India. Chanchal College offering undergraduate courses. Chanchal College is recognised with UGC. Chanchal College was established in 1969.Chanchal College is a undergraduate college of arts, commerce and science with honours and general courses.
Chandernagore Government College is one of the fourteen degree colleges in West Bengal run directly by the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal. Courses are offered in Science, Humanities and Commerce streams, including post-graduate courses in Geography and Bengali. The College is a NAAC accredited (B++) institution affiliated to the University of Burdwan, with a morning and a day section. Students of both genders are enrolled here for under-graduate courses in Arts, Science & Commerce, and also in post-graduate courses in Bengali, Geography & French. Incidentally, this institution has the distinction of being the only government college in West Bengal that offers under-graduate and post graduate courses in French. The college is also a nodal centre for Netaji Subhas Open University, with different courses at the graduate and post graduate level on offer.
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.
Chandrakona Vidyasagar Mahavidyalaya, also known as Chandrakona College, is an undergraduate, coeducational college situated in Chandrakona, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. It was established in the year 1985. The college is affiliated with Vidyasagar University. The college was started to promote higher education in this region. The aim of the college is to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need in this era of information and teaching and as well as to provide ideal environment to develop mental, Physical, social and spiritual level of students.
When the College was founded in 1985 the locality of Chandrapur village surrounded by several other hamlets with a considerable size of population was practically under –developed one, isolated from the developing world outside. the college started its journey with the introduction of the Arts General Courses stream only. With the encouraging and satisfactory run of the stream, just two years later Commerce General stream was introduced. Good outstanding results in the Commerce stream led to introduction of the Honours Course in the stream.
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.
Chatra Ramai Pandit Mahavidyalaya is a general degree college in established in 2000. The college offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.Chatra Ramai Pandit Mahavidyalaya is situated in the outskirts of a grove of Eucalyptus and Seal trees in the Lego Gram Panchayat in the Kotulpur Block under the Bishnupur Subdivision of the District of Bankura. The budding institution is the fruit of industry given by some local education enthusiasts who sacrificed their valuable time in raising contributions from people of various ranks and classes belonging to the locality with the aim of providing higher education to the students of a region neglected and backward, many of whom were first generation learners.
Chittranjan College is that institute which celebrates not only the noble act of education but much more. Established in 1967, the institute emphasizes and attempts to install within the students, the indispensible need of values, ethics, etiquette, responsibility and personal and social awareness which are the key ingredients for the making of a better individual and consequently a better society. Thus the college has been dutifully and diligently for 44 years.
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.
Cooch Behar College, Cooch Behar affiliated to the North Bengal University was established on 16th November 1970 at the end of Cooch Behar town with a campus area of 3.74 acres. The college got its recognition under 2f of UGC Act on 16-05-1980. Located at the fringe of Cooch Behar town, the college is housed in two imposing two storied buildings and a single storied building with a sprawling green play ground in the middle of the campus.
Darjeeling Government College as it stands today since 5th August, 1948, has traversed a long way in serving the community. Darjeeling is very fortunate to have a government college of this stature and potentiality in this district town. The college is situated at the foot-hills of the eastern sub-Himalayan region at an altitude of 2134 meters. It stands on the Leblong Cart Road near the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. At the place where the college stands today in its full stature, previously stood St. Michael's School. A new Science and Geography block along with a new chamber of the Principal have been added to the existing structure without disturbing its original structural identity.
Derozio Memorial College Rajarhat was established in 1996 as a result of the hearty co-operation of the inhabitants of Rajarhat locality and the sincere effort and strict supervision of Sri Rabindranath Mondal, MLA and President of the College G.B. It is exemplary that peaple belonging to different strata of the society donated blood and collected money to raise funds for the establishment of the college. The foundation of the college is marked by the earnest desire of various eminent personalities and associations to promote higher education in the locality.
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.
Dinabandhu Mahavidyalaya was proposed by Prafulla Kumar Ghosh and unanimously endorsed by the members present in the meeting.The final phase of the decision regarding the establishment of the institution was reached on November 2, 1947 when, presided by Nripendra Mohan Chakraborty, the first Governing Body of Dinabandhu Mahavidyalaya was constituted in the premises of Bongaon High School. In 1963the affiliation for the Bengali Honors stream was granted. Following this, several Honors and General Courses were initiated one by one. In 2003 Honors affiliation was granted in the subjects Botany, Chemistry, History, and in the same year General affiliation was sanctioned to the subjects Geography and Education. Affiliations for Sanskrit Honors and Philosophy Honors were acquired in 2004 and 2005 respectively.
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.
Dum Dum Motijheel College is a premier institution for higher education in the district of North Twenty Four Parganas. It is located at Motijheel Avenue on the Dum Dum Road, at the center of the large and growing town ship of Dum Dum, Kolkata. The college was established on August 28, 1950 and was formally opened by the Late Dr. Shyamaprasad Mukherjee. Originally, it was a Men's College at intermediate level having Science Arts and Commerce stream and affiliated to Calcutta University.
Durgapur Government College was established on 15 Th September 1970, Durgapur Government College , affiliated to the University of Burdwan is only Government College in the District of Burdwan offering 3 year under graduate degree course in Arts, Science & Commerce as well as Post Graduate courses in Geology. The oldest institution of its kind to come up in the Steel City Durgapur, Durgapur Government College has moved from its initial modest intake capacity of 150 students to that of around 3,500 students at present. The college is situated within a sprawling campus, which includes staff quarters, a playground & plentiful greenery.
East Calcutta Girl's Collage, Kolkata was established in 1992. East Calcutta Girl's Collage Lake Town is the fruitful outcome of a long struggle of some local residents who are committed to provide appropriate facilities for Higher Education among girls.This college was established in the year 1992. The college is affiliated to Calcutta University.
Egra Sarada Shashi Bhusan College is one of the shining colleges affiliated to Vidyasagar University in West Bengal. It is located on the outer fringe of the newly developed town Egra, only 35 kms away from the state’s one of the beautiful tourists’ destinations digha.
Egra Sarada Shashi Bhusan College was established on 8th August 1968 with its affiliation to Calcutta University. In 1985 it became affiliated to Vidyasagar University when the university was founded in Medinipore. There was no scope for higher education to the poor but meritorious students of Egra and its surrounding areas for long past. They chose Shri Dulal Chandra Das, M. A., the son of the Sarada Devi and Sashi Bhusan Das. Shri Dulal Chandra Das rendered 25 years his service to the college.
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.
Gangadharpur Mahavidyamandir a co-education degree college and also a place of our arduous endeavor catogorically for the young aspirants of the rural backward deprived locality. It is as if, a wakeful holy place where each and every one finds peace and bless as they desire. The college may have no sky-kissing glory but the thing which it has, not the beast, is that it is consecrated fully to the devotion of the humanity which brouth the college the all India honour of NAAC Livery.The Mahavidyamandir was set up in 1981 as a Girls' College with a single humanities stream and it is gradually proceeding towards the progress both in size and status. It has been tidning constantly over the difficnsties for its manifestation upto the fullest extent. The powers that be are quiet alive to the present distress of the sdudents of the college. Its action speaks volumes for its own strength.
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 .
Garhbeta College is a co-educational college situated in Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. It was established in the year 1948 and offers undergraduate education. The college is affiliated to Vidyasagar University. Garhbeta College was founded on 13 August 1948 under the leadership of the freedom fighter Gobinda Kumar Singha to impart higher education to the economically backward and geographically remote area of the Midnapore district. The college started with only 50 students in a section of Banerjee Danga High School.
Ghatal Rabindra Satabarsiki Mahavidyalaya, also known as Ghatal College, is an undergraduate, coeducational college situated in Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. It was established in 1961. The college is affiliated with Vidyasagar University.
Gobordanga Hindu College, a Govt. Sponsored co-educational Degree College affiliated to the West Bengal State University, Barasat, got Grade 'A' accrediation from National Accrediation Council (NAAC) of University Grant Commission of India.The college was established in 27th November,1947 just after the Independence of India. It has two shifts. Day which is exclusively for Bachelor of Arts(BA), Bachelor of Science(B.Sc)and Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) stream and Evening exclusively for bachelor of Commerce(B.Com) Stream.
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.
Gyan Jyoti College was affiliated to the University of North Bengal and approved by the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal is the first self-financed college in Siliguri. It is the brain child of Vivekananda Academic Foundation, a conglomeration of Corporate houses and eminent personalities who are determined to bring about some concrete changes in the education scenario in north eastern region to meet the growing demand of higher education infrastructure.
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.
Hooghly Mohsin College is a prestigious and heritage institution with past glory and present excellence. We feel the pride of being the Alma Mater of Rishi Bankimchandra, Dwijendralal Roy, Upendra Brahmachari, Kanailal Dutta and many other luminaries and at the same time take the oath of marching forward for retaining what we are and achieving more. Team effort and not the individual charisma is the mantra of Hooghly Mohsin College. The administrator, teachers, non-teaching staff and students of Hooghly Mohsin College have the sincerest endeavour of transforming themselves into members of a family, the ultimate aim of which is achieving academic excellence with a touch of perfection.
J. K. College, also known by the full name Jagannath Kishore College was established in 1948. JK College is the oldest college in Purulia district. JK College offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. Jagannath Kishore College is affiliated to Universtiy of Burdwan. Jagannath Kishore College is recognised by UGC.
Jangipur College is a NAAC Accerediated premier college in the district of Murshidabad(W.B).It is affiliated to the University of Kalyani. Established in 1950, Jangipur College (UGC recognizrd: 2f,12B 1956) aims at providing enlightened leadership & trained manpower to the country. The College is known for its academic, excellence, innovative teaching and excellent infrastructure for all round development of students.
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.
Persons of different communities and three local Municipality viz, Bhadreswar, Champdany, Baidyabati took an avowed aim to establish a center of higher learning viz, a college in Bhadreswar. And the net outcome is the emergence of Kabi Sukanta Mahavidyalaya in December 6, 1986. The Pioneers in the field of establishing this College definitely got an extra momentum when Purbanchal Multipurpose Co-operative Colony Society Ltd. come ahead to donate two bighas land on Which our institution shines in its lonesome beauty.The onward march of this institution has started since last 25 years only, it is yet to move on and traverse a long way if it is to live up to the glorious heritage 4 of any prestigious College.
Kaliachak College is a college in Kaliachak in the Maldah district of West Bengal, India. The college is affiliated to University of Gour Banga, offering undergraduate courses. Kaliachak College is situated at Sultanganj, Kaliachak, Malda, 25 kms. away from Malda District Town. The College is very well connected both from Malda District Town and Farakka through the N.H. 34. The geographical location of the college is unique as well as it has wonderful green landscape with a virgin environmental scenario.
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.
Kalipada Ghosh Tarai Mahavidyalaya, recognised by UGC under 2f and 12B was established in November 1988 as an undergraduate College. This is a grant-in aid college affiliated to the University of North Bengal. The College has around 2.22 acres of land in a rural-tribal belt of Darjeeling district, West Bengal and this is a co- educational institution. The college has been Accredited at the B level by the executive committee of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in its meeting held on February 02, 2006. The College was established with a mission of spreading higher education among the under privileged class and rural people.
Kalna College, established in the year of 1943, one of the oldest colleges under the University of Burdwan, is now a flourishing institution with honours teaching facilities in as many as fourteen subjects including Santali and Computer Science in general course. The B.Ed course approved by NCTE under B.U. has been the integral part of the college for long back. The College also running extended morning shift. The Morning shift imparts teaching to Arts streams in the general course. The Present student-strength of the college is around five thousand. The College provides good laboratory facilities with the students of science streams. The college Library has a collection of huge number of rare and good books besides the books for regular use of the students.
Kandra RadhaKanta Kundu Mahavidyalaya was founded on 16th, March 2001. The vision & mission of the College is to disseminate higher education to the youth especially women and minority of this locality and surrounding areas, so that they can face confidently different challenges of life. It offers undergraduate courses in arts. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
Khalisani Mahavidyalaya started its anxious step towards an uncertain future on 1st September. The year was 1970 - in the midst of an unprecedented turbulence in the state when education was consigned to flames.Of the 1600 current students many have come from rural areas. Affiliated to the University of Burdwan, a four-star institution, this college presently offers altogether 22 courses to cater to students’ varied interests.
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.
Krishna Chandra College, Hetampur, has completed 115 years of its existence. It was founded by Maharani Padma Sundari Devi, wife of Maharaja Ramranjan Chakraborty, in the name of her father-in-law Raja Krishna Chandra. Before the formal start of its functioning, the college got in 1896 the seal of approval from the University Of Calcutta to teach the First Art course. it is affiliated to university of burdwan.
Krishnath College is a liberal arts and sciences college in Baharampur, in Murshidabad district, in the state of West Bengal in India. The college was originally affiliated with the University of Calcutta but in 1998 its affiliation changed to the University of Kalyani.
Krishnath College, one of the oldest institutions in higher education in West Bengal was founded in 1853 situated in a very soothing atmosphare near to the bank of the Bhagirathi river.With the munificience of Cossimbazar Raj the construction of the building of the college was completed in1869 having a beautiful semi-gothic architectural look with a tower that very often reminds us of the london tower.
The Kulti College, was established in 1986 (17th August 1986) by the Government of West Bengal & Strong support was available from the University of Burdwad in this regard. Since then Kulti College stand as the only institution of higher education in the Kulti - Barakar -Dishergarh - Neamatpur area situated in the border zone of West Bengal in the calm corner of the main township. By the side of the Grand Trunk Road (NH- 2) the college has a large campus in an area of about 6.4 acre, The atmosphere of the locality is ideal for serious academic activities. As a co-educational institution, the college is renowned in imparting quality education since its birth. The institution has earned good reputation for its academic excellence, congenial environment and social commitment. Integrated and sustained efforts of all concerned have enabled the college to establish itself as one of the eminent colleges in the state.
Southfield College(Loreto College) was founded as Loreto College, in Darjeeling in August, 1961 as a women's college. At the request of the Government of West Bengal, the Irish Branch of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Darjeeling Loreto Educational Society agreed to take care of its management. However, due to the lack of personnel the Loreto nuns were compelled to hand over the college to the Government of West Bengal, hence to be run as Southfield College.
Maharaja Sris Chandra College, established in 1964, is an undergraduate college in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The college was set up by Maharaja Srischandra Nandi in memory of his father Maharaja Manindrachandra Nandi who was a renowned philanthropic Zamindar of Cossimbazar. The building, now known as the common property of three separate colleges– Maharani Kasiswari, Maharaja Manindrachandra and Maharaja Srischandra was first established as Maharaja Manindrachandra College. Maharaja Srischandra College, as a separate institution, emerged in 1964-65.
It was in November 1981 that Mahatma Gandhi College was established at Lalpur, Purulia. From the date of foundation it is absolutely clear that the college is reasonable a new one. But what began as a tiny seed grew onto a reasonably moderate tree sheltering now more than 150 students in its various department. It was in recognitions of a sistained endeavour of a number of education loving people which ultimately transformed tottering child into a resolute youth, striding forward to a new horizon of attainments, that on November 25th 2006, teachers, students, local enthusiasts, the district administration assembled to observe with considerable razz-ma-tazz the Silver Jubilee celebration of that cherished youth namely Mahatma Gandhi College.
Mahishadal Girls College, established in 1969, is the only women's college in Purba Medinipur district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences. It is affiliated to Vidyasagar University.
The institute was established by the keen interest of some local affluent persons viz. Late Dr. Satyendranath Singha, Late Dr.Haridas Sarkar, Late Gopal Chandra Mondal and many other eminent persons of the locality with a view to impart higher education among the girl students to enhance the status of women folk and to improve gender equality of the women of the locality as well as other parts of this district and neighboring districts through both traditional and modern education and training.
The College started in a rented building in Mahishadal Rathtala with a few number of staff and students, extremely limited infrastructure and severe paucity of fund. Only arts subjects were taught then. It went through many trials and tribulations throughout a long journey of about forty years. The College was shifted to Rangibasan near the Satish Samanta Halt Station in 2003. At present the student strength is over 1700. Several science subjects have been introduced into the curriculum.
Mahishadal Raj College is the third oldest college in the undivided district of Midnapore and fiftieth one under University of Calcutta. The college was founded on August 1, 1946 by Kumar Debaprasad Gagra Bahadur, the then “Raja” of Mahishadal and a celebrity in the field of music and fine arts. Now the College is affiliated to Vidyasagar University since 01.06.1985, vide letter no. 983-Edn (U) dt. 23.05.1985. It is situated only twenty kilometers from both Haldia (a potential Industrial Town of W. B.) and Tamluk (the District Headquarter Purba Medinipur).
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.
Manbhum Mahavidyalaya is one of the pioneer educational institutes in the southern part of the Purulia district of West Bengal, which is 53 K.M. from Purulia, the district Head Quarter, 330 K.M. from state capital Kolkata (erstwhile Calcutta) to inculcate value-based and principled education among the young population of a vast stretch of area. Nurturing students by a bunch of experienced, knowledge packed and energetic teachers is the strongest and the most valuable resource of Manbhum Mahavidyalaya. Manbhum Mahavidyalaya stated its journey in a definite direction on 22.07.1986, with subjects, viz. Commerce, English, History, Bengali, and Political Science. Within a short spell of time, huge student pressure as well as demand for opening of newer subjects forced the then authority to expand the academic periphery of the college.
Mankar College, established in 1987, is the general degree college in Mankar, Burdwan district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. There are five languages taught in this college English, Bengali, Sanskrit, Hindi all General and Honours and Santali only General. Besides it offers general and honours courses in Political Science, History , Geography, Philosophy. It offers Accountancy Honours , Computer Science and Mathematics honours It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
Mathabhanga College, a promising educational institute for undergraduate studies, is situated about 1.5 Km away on the SH 12A to the west of Mathabhanga town. It was established on the 1st of September, 1969. This College is permanently affiliated to the University of North Bengal and included under section 2 (F) and 12 (B) of the University Grants Commission Act. Mathabhanga College is managed by a Governing Body (West Bengal Act XXVII of 1961) under the control of the D. P. I., West Bengal.
Michael Madhusudan Memorial College, established in 1996, is a general degree college in Durgapur, in the Bardhaman district, West Bengal, India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce, management and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
Midnapore College was established in 1873, is the oldest college in Midnapore, in the Paschim Medinipur district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences. It is affiliated to Vidyasagar University.Midnapore College was under the affiliation of the University of Calcutta and with the status of government-sponsored college in 1956. It is the oldest and most renowned of the colleges in the undivided district of Midnapore. This college started as a school in 1836 and later in 1873 it was handed over to the then-British Government and was raised to the status of second grade college. It was controlled by a governing body with district magistrate as ex-officio president. It became first grade degree science college in 1924.
The college offers courses in Arts and Science stream. The college has well experienced teachers to enlighten the students and has state-of-the-art technologies and infrastructure.
Mrinalini Datta Mahavidyapith , a co-educational degree college, was established on March 5, 1964 by Birati Siksha Samsad to cater primarily to the students coming from lower middle class and poor families of Birati and its adjoining rural and semi urban areas. Initially the college was affiliated to the University of Calcutta upto the session 2007-08 and there after came under the West Bengal State University (Barasat, North 24 Parganas). The Main Objective of the college was to provide quality higher education at afforedable expense and achieve academic excellence.
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.
MUC Women's College is a Government Sponsored college affiliated to the University of Burdwan. Recently, due to the introduction of PG (English) course in the college, the college has been granted constituent college status by the University of Burdwan. It is the first college to be accredited under the University of Burdwan, having received a B++ rating from NAAC.Though no Science Course was offered to students at the beginning, in keeping pace with the priority given by the first Planning Commission, the Science Courses were introduced first at the pre- Degree (Intermediate) level in 1957-58. Subsequently Science studies were extended to the Degree level and gradually up-graded to the Honours level.
Murolidhar Girls College began as a girls’ school with a very small number of students in 1919. The founder was Sri Muralidhar Bandyopadhyay, Principal of Sanskrit College, a celebrated scholar and educationist, whose dream was to inspire in young women the ideals of national tradition and culture. His dream was fulfilled later on July 8th, 1940 when the school developed into Ballygunge Girls’ College with the distinguished educationist Sri Nalini Mohan Shastri as Principal. In 1945 the College was affiliated to the University of Calcutta and a year later it was renamed as Muralidhar Girls’ College as a mark of respect to the founder’s memory. His worthy son, Sri Hironmoy Bandyopadhyay, lAS, Ex Vice-Chancellor, Rabindra Bharati University, became Vice President of the College Governing Body and organised a grant of Rs 3 lakh from the Government of India for the construction of a 3 storied building on Gariahat Road, where the college has since been housed.
Naba Barrackpore Prafulla Chandra Mahavidyalaya, (formerly known as A.P.C College of Commerce) established in 1966, is the general degree college in Barrackpore. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. It is affiliated to West Bengal State University.
Nabagram Hiralal Paul College was founded on 3rd February 1957 at the initiative of a number of progressive people of the locality, keenly interested in higher education. After primary and secondary schools were set up felt the pressing need for a College within the settlement. To help translate this noble venture into a reality the Late Hiralal Paul, a patron of learning came forward with a generous donation towards construction of a building for the College.
Nahata Jogendranath Mandal Smriti Mahavidyalaya, established in 1985, is a general degree college in Nahata. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to West Bengal State University and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
Nahata Jogendranath Mandal Smriti Mahavidyalaya provides undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and science subjects. The curriculum is designed by the Boards of Studies of West Bengal State University. The college is well equipped with all modern facilities. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to the students of the college.
Narasinha Dutt College is an undergraduate college in Howrah, West Bengal, India. Established in 1924, it claims to be the oldest college in Howrah district and the biggest in West Bengal. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Narasinha Dutt College was established in 1924 in the home of I. R. Belious, at Howrah. It started with seven teachers and 124 students.
Netaji Mahavidyalaya, Arambagh is akin to an oasis. It springs knowledge, free thinking, discipline and secularism in its surrounding, which are surreal. It was the inception of this institute that erased the dearth of formal education in this remote area of Arambagh. Today Netaji Mahavidyalaya prides itself in offering 20 honours departments, PG courses and other significant courses under the University of Burdwan. With its sparkling performance, this exceptional college armed with NAAC accreditation, has given a scope to the thousand of youngsters in Arambagh and its adjacent areas to fulfill their educational dreams.
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.
Netaji Subhas Mahavidyalya, a premier co-educational institution in North Bengal started its journey of spreading higher education in the year of 1985. It started its journey with Arts Stream (General Course) only and now caters both B.A. (Honours & General ) and B.Com. (General) course. Situated near Indo-Bangladesh border the institute is affiliated to the University of North Bengal and is also included under section 2(f) and 12(B) category of UGC since 1992. Recently, the college has been accredited by the NAAC Peer team and has been awarded C++.
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.
Nistarini (Women’s) College is one of the premiere academic institutes in the State of West Bengal is intimately entwined with the cause of women’s education. The institution was first conceptualized in the Summer House of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das – whose family had significantly fostered women’s education in Bengal and was an integral part of the freedom struggle. For the renovation of this Summer House the College first started its journey in a rented house named “Swapan Puri” at Ranchi Road on 17th day of August 1957. Hon’ble President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, laid the foundation stone of the main academic building of this college on 6th November 1958 and the college was shifted to its original abode i. e., the Summer House of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das on 16th April 1958.
P.N. Das College was established on 20 th August, 1962 by Late Debesh Das, a timber merchant by profession. The college started with a few students and it was affiliated to the University of Calcutta as a co - educational Degree college in the 1962 -63 session. Over the years the institution has been flourishing to cater to the needs of the locality and surrounding areas .
The college started with a few subjects in the Arts Faculty and in 1975 -76 session the Commerce (Pass) stream received affiliation from Calcutta University. Later , Commerce (Honours) stream and different subjects in the Arts Faculty were also included.
Panchmura Mahavidyalaya was established in 1965 and located in a rural area at Panchmura, a place renowned for its terracotta , the college is the product of untiring effort of the local people led by late Dr.Pasupati Mandal, and is the manifestation of the long-cherished dream of the locality to bring the light of education to the cottage of marginal farmers and the poor. The generous families of the villages of Joypur and Kulboni contributed considerable tracts of land on which the college was founded, 1.5 K.M. away from Panchmura Bazar. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
Panihati Mahavidyalaya had been established in 1976 at Sodepur, North 24 - Parganas and achieved the State Government and UGC affiliation in 1989. As a co-education degree college Panihati Mahavidyalaya started its journey with Honours courses from 1999. Within a short time span it expanded the subject areas in the field of Humanities, Commerce and Sciences, and in almost every year more than one new subject with Honours / Advance curriculum is being introduced to meet the demand of present time.
Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya is located in purely a rural setting at Maligram, in the south-east region of Paschim Medinipur and possesses an illustrious history of continuous development since its very inception. The college came into existence on 19th August, 1965 with the sincere effort and patronage of some distinguished educationists and well-wishers of the locality who committed to spread the light of higher education in this remote area. Even the land of the campus of the college was initially donated by the people of adjacent locality and was developed by them with their spontaneous physical labour. The College acquired the privilege of affiliation initially from the University of Calcutta for imparting three year degree courses in Arts and Commerce stream. Subsequently, the college was affiliated to Vidyasagar University, Medinipur in the year 1985. The extension of affiliation in new courses of study in B.A., B.Com. and B.Sc.(Hons. & Gen.) has led the almamater to win the distinction of being one of the few pioneering degree colleges not only in Paschim Medinipur, but also in the national scale after accruing the accreditation grade as “B++” College in March, 2007. The College is advancing with the effective endeavour to translate its mission and goal as a “Model Rural College.”
Prabhat Kumar College, also known as Kanthi College or by the abbreviation P. K. College, established in 1926, is the oldest college in Purba Medinipur district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to Vidyasagar University. Prabhat Kumar College was at Contai with the donation from Biswambhar Dinda. It is the oldest college of Purba Medinipur district. Initially the college started as an arts college under the affiliation of University of Calcutta. In 1985, the affiliation of the college was changed from University of Calcutta to Vidyasagar University.
Prabhu Jagatbandhu College, generally popular as Andul College, is situated on the bank of once famous river, The Saraswati. nearly five decades ago on 15.08.1964 this college was founded only as result of a long-cherished aspiration of thousands of education conscious people of very old and culturally rich localities of Jhorehat, Andul and Mouri. This college has been named after Sri Sri Prabhu Jagatbandhu, a saint in the true sense of the term.
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.
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis Mahavidyalaya (Formerly Bon Hooghly College of Commerce) was established in 1965 as a private evening Commerce College affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The Peer Team of the NAAC visited our college, appreciated our total setup at large, enriched us with valuable guidelines and suggestions and accredited the college with grade 'B'. Now our institution is also a NAAC accredited degree college under West Bengal State University. The college offers Honours courses in Accounting and Finance,Bengali, Philosophy, Education, Sociology, Geography, Mathematics, Economics, Food & Nutrition and Chemistry.
Rabindra Mahavidyalaya was founded on 8th November, 1971.The college now has the student population of nearly three thousand and for their part, the students are offered quite a remarkable list of 16 'Honours' and 17 'Pass' subjects to choose from. In the realm of higher education of the district. Rabindra Mahavidyalaya has already carved a niche for itself. A good many number of students, who mainly hail from the community of local peasantry, ably overcome the normal constraints of their rural backwardness to make glorious marks at various levels of the university examination. They excel at other sorts of competitive tests also.
Raghunathpur College began its journey as a private educational institute in 1961. Initially, classes used to be held at the Marwari Dharmashala and G.D. Lang institution in Raghunathpur.The active co-operation of the common people, the education lovers and the dedicated educationists of the locality finally helped the Raghunathpur College come into existence.The college is located in an idyllic naturescape on an open space, surrounded by the conopy of the lush green vegetation of the Joychandi Hills. It is situated in the southern end of the Raghunathpur town. The Purulia-Barakar road connects the college to remote places. The nearest railway station, Joychandi Pohar, is aboun 4 kms. From the college by road.
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 Birendra Chandra College was established in 1965. Raja Birendra Chandra College is a general degree college in Murshidabad district. Raja Birendra Chandra College offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. It is affiliated to University of Kalyani.Qualified teachers are associated with Raja BC college, in order to impart quality education. The college has state-of-the-art technologies and infrastructure.Raja birendra chandra college is recognized by UGC.
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).
Rani Dhanya Kumari College, established in 1962, is a general degree college in Murshidabad district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. It is affiliated to University of Kalyani.
In earlier days colleges was known as "Jiaganj College of Commerce" was established on August 01, 1962. The college started its functioning in the evening shift in the premises of the neighbouring Sripat Singh College and imparted education for B.Com (Pass) course.
In 1973, the college was shifted to the present premises. It was made possible by the generous contribution extended by a benevolent local landlord Late Sripat Singh Dugar and thus the college got a new independent set-up. The affiliating University, University of Calcutta conferred affiliation up to Honours course in B.Com (Accountancy). The college then started its activities as a Day College and it was renamed as "Rani Dhanya Kumari College of Commerce" in the name of Late Rani Dhanya Kumari, the wife of Late Sripat Singh Dugar.
Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College, founded in 1953, is a UGC registered College [under 2f] & accredited by NAAC. A group of dedicated men, led by Dr. Satish Bose, a noted social worker, took the initiative in establishing this institution on 19 Sept. 1953 and named it after one of the most illustrious sons of Barrackpore and India. The institution initially functioned from DebiprasadHigh School and in 1954 was shifted to 6 Riverside Road as an institution affiliated to the University of Calcutta. In 1969, the college bought a plot of land at 85 Middle Road for further expansion. From the session 2008-09, the college will be affiliated to the West Bengal State University,Barasat, 24 Pgs(N) as per government Gazette.
Rishi Bankim Chandra Colleges are a group of three co-located general degree colleges located in Naihati, West Bengal, India, namely Rishi Bankim Chandra College for Women, operating in the morning shift, Rishi Bankim Chandra College, operating in the day shift, and Rishi Bankim Chandra Evening College, operating in the night shift. They offer undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. The three colleges are affiliated to West Bengal State University. Rishi Bankim Chandra College was established in 1947. The evening and women colleges were split in 1984.
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.
On the auspicious occasion of the 26 January, 1968, the foundation stone of this college was laid by His Holiness Sri Sri Swarupananda Paramahansa Deva. Established in the year 1970 and affiliated to the University of Calcutta and now to Vidyasager University, Paschim Mednipore, Sabang Sajanikanta Mahavidyalaya is a leading three-year degree college to disseminate higher education among the poor and disserving pupils of the south east region of the district. The college owes its origin to princely donation from Late Sajanikanta Giri. has already attained much reputed by overcoming the maladies prevailing in the field of education to a larger extent with a batch of experienced and energetic teachers, well-equipped library and laboratories and above all reliable and untiring administration. Like any other ideal college this one also has every potential to educate, guide and inspire the young learners and make them fit for their edge and Society.
Saheed Anurupchandra Mahavidyalaya established in 1991, is a co-educational institution, imparting education in a really ideal secular context-based on the socio-cultural background, free from the considerations of caste and creed. The college is situated in rural setting about 50 km from the city center of Kolkata and only of its kind in a radius of 20 km. The nearest industrial township is about 15 km away.The students we get are mostly from agro-based families, a small percentage of students’ parents work in nearby factories. Thus a considerable fraction of the students come from BPL card-holder (Below Poverty Line, as per Govt. criteria) families and belongs to SC/ST/OBCs. More than 85% of the parents fall under the non-graduate category.
Saldiha College, Bankura (W.B.) has on its long and marvellous march to the dedicated services to the nation since its humble beginning in 1966. Its foundation of advancement never seems to run dry even in the teeth of odds coming to its courses of nearly 40 years. Saldiha College, established in 1966, is the general degree college in Saldiha, Bankura district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan.
Salesian College is a Government recognized, minority educational institution of the Catholic Church, run by Salesians of Don Bosco, Kolkata Province where over 300 students do their regular B.A., B.Com & B.Sc studies under the North Bengal University.Salesian College, established in Shillong, in 1933, was shifted to Sonada, in 1938.
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.
Santipur College of Nadia district is an institution of higher education of great repute which is recognized by the UGC under section 2(f) & 12(B) since 1.1.1969 and has been assessed and accredited by NAAC with B+ in March 2007. Established on 22nd July 1948 by a section noted educationists of Santipur under the drive the drive and initiative of the then M.P Pandit Laxmi Kanta Maitra, this college started its functioning at the Kharjala Garden House of Mr. Atal Bihari Maitra and was initially affiliated to University of Calcutta. The journey that commenced in a two storied building on a plot of 47 acres of land, with 48 students and with the aim of spreading higher education has now blossomed remarkably in all fields and disciplines (Science, Arts and Commerce). In the session 2009-2010 the college had 15 departments and catered to the needs of 4108 students.
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.
Seth Soorajmull Jatan Girls College owes its existence to the great industrialist of Bengal, late Shri Mohan1al Jalan, the founder president of the College. He was a noted industrialist, benevolent social worker and an enthusiastic promoter of Women's Education in Kolkata and in other parts of India. He made his revered father's dream a reality and the College owes its existence to his benevolent vision. Seth Soorajmull Jalan Girls' College had a very modest beginning with a hand full of students at Seth Soorajmull Jalan School at 186, Chittaranjan Avenue, Kolkata -700 007 on 2nd August, 1954. Today, under the able guidance of the present President of the College, Shri Tularam Jalan and the Vice-President Shrimati Alka Devi Jalan, the College has extended education to girls of all communities. The College has earned a notable cosmopolitan character today and has been totally successful in being one of the notable girls' colleges in North Kolkata where the medium of instruction is English.
Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya was established in 1964 with a vision to serve the Nation's poorest of the poor. Founded by Late Dr. Pabitra Kumar Sen (1906 - 1997), formerly Khaira Professor and Professor Emeritus in Agriculture, University of Calcutta, the institute strives for socio-cultural as well as educational upliftment of the surrounding areas largely populated by SC, ST and other backward communities. Seva Bharati Mahavidyalaya, also known as Kapgari College, is an undergraduate, coeducational college situated in Kapgari, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal. It was established in 1964. The college is under Vidyasagar University.
Sevayatan Sikshan Mahavidyalaya is established in 2005, is a undergraduate college of arts and science in Paschim Medinipur.Sevayatan Sikshan Mahavidyalaya offers general courses of arts. Sevayatan Sikshan Mahavidyalaya is affiliated to Vidyasagar University.
Shibpur Dinabandhu College is situated at G.T.Road (South) at Shibpur in Howrah district of Bengal. . Shibpur Dinabandhu Institution College is affiliated to Netaji Subhas Open University. and provides education in under graduate degree courses. It offers bachelor degree courses in Arts and Commerce subjects are available in this Institution under C.U. Syllabus and curriculum. It also offers some honours courses like BA honours in english and history.
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.
Shree Agrasen College, established in 1995, is the general degree college in Dalkhola, in the Uttar Dinajpur district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. The Mahavidyalaya had received award in 2001 from youth parliament competition and had stood 1st position in West Bengal. The Mahavidyalaya was awarded by National Business Council from Delhi in 2004.
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.
Sreegopal Banerjee College, also known as Mogra College, is one of the oldest colleges in Mogra, in the Hooghly district, West Bengal, India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, Commerce and sciences. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan. It was established in 1958.
St Joseph's College is a government-aided, Christian minority, co-educational college in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. The college campus is located about 3 km north from downtown Darjeeling. The college was established in 1888 along with the School Department and was affiliated to Calcutta University in 1927. In 1962, with the establishment of the University of North Bengal, the college was affiliated to this university. Besides offering undergraduate courses in liberal arts, commerce and science, it also offers undergraduate studies in business administration and computer application. A masters degree in English has been offered from 2006.
Sudhiranjan Lahiri Mahavidyalaya college started its journey with affiliation to the University of Calcutta for pre-University and undergraduate course in 1966. Only 27 students in total enrolled themselves to the said courses. In 1973, the college earned affiliation for Bengali Honours standard and in 1974 Pass/General standard in Commerce was introduced. It was under the able leadership of late principal Dr. Hirendra Chandra Ghosh that the college really began to take off.
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.
Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya, affiliated to the University of North Bengal, made its humble beginning on September 18, 1998, for conducting degree courses in Arts, Science and Commerce streams. Initially classes were held in the Siliguri College campus. The present campus of the college, at Surya Sen Colony, Siliguri, became operational since July 2000. With the establishment of Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya, a long standing demand for a third college in Siliguri finally became realised. Since its inception, the Mahavidyalaya has carved out a niche in the academic frame of Siliguri.
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.
Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya popularly called and known as Tamluk College, is situated in the Head quarter of Purba Medinipur district, namely Tamluk, which is definitely a place of much historical importance and played a significant role in the freedom movement of the country. Shahid Matangini Hazra devoted herself to the cause of nation from this historical Tamluk. It is often believed that Hein Sang visited this place to signify its historical importance.
Tarakeswar Degree College is a relatively new college as compared to other colleges in the neighbourhood.It was established twenty two years ago on 5th September- a day celebrated as the Teachers’ Day in memory of Dr. Sarbapally Radhakrishnan, a renowned Indian philosopher and educationist.The Hooghly district, pre-dominantly has an agro-based economy. The students coming to this college hail from families with agricultural background. There are even first generation learners and it is a challenge to impart knowledge to them.
Triveni Devi Bhalotia College started it’s journey since 9th August ,1957 a decade after the independence of India.When it was a turning point in rebuilding the nation with new rays of hope, the institution evolved through the five long decades of it’s journey, through the perseverance and devotion of it’s founders, the teacher’s, the students, the staff and the people of locality with the motto of propagation of knowledge among the people and now it could achieve the position of one of the leading institutions of higher education in general courses, not to speak of this coal, steel and agriculture based locality only, but in the state too. In fact it has been now the second biggest college of the state imparting higher education in twenty honours courses including Computer Science and one vocational course in Sericulture and the general courses almost in all subject od Arts, Science and Commerce streams.
Umeschandra College were converted with effect from June 11, 1961, into independent Colleges governed by separate Governing Bodies but under the ultimate control of a Central Council in matters of Policy, co-operation and co-ordination.The College is housed in commodious building. In addition to lecture theatres and tutorial rooms, the college possesses a big library hall, a reading room and a well equipped museum and commercial laboratory. The Vocational section is affiliated to the Board of Commercial Education, West Bengal and imparts instruction in Shorthand and Typewriting.The Surya Sen Street branch has two units - Morning and Evening imparting instructions in B. Com. (Pass & Honours) courses. These Units were known as City College Commerce Department Surya Sen Street Evening Unit and Morning Unit.
University B.T. & Evening College is a multi-faculty college directly administered by North Bengal University. This college was established as a constituent college of the University of North Bengal on 25th August 1968 with a view to giving teachers’ training and helping the local youth to earn their first degree. The institution embarked on its journey with the blessings of Maharaja Jagaddipendra Narayan and Maharani Georgina Narayan, the last royal couple of the Cooch Behar Princely state.
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 College of Education, a self-financing B.Ed. college established in the year 2007 on a land measuring 3.07 acres with full of green trees, bamboo bush etc.The college has a big multipurpose hall, gents, common room as well as ladies common room too. The college has a good canteen where fresh and delicious dishes are available on reasonable price. Even the college has a big car shed and motor bike shed which can hardly be found in any other similar type of college.
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.
Vivekananda Satabarshiki Mahavidyalaya was established in the year 1964 in commemoration of birth centenary of Swami Vivekananda. It was the outcome of sincere effortd and active support- both moral and financial of some of the enlightened forsighted local people. The avowed purpose was to cater to the need of higher education in the backword rural area of jhargram Sub-Division of erstwhile midnapore distric. Starting its journey with approximately 50 studens of art stream, 5 teaching and 2 non-teaching staff members in two rooms of the local high school, it now has its own Complex building in the 19 acres (approx) of land acquird on lease from the State Government and more than 1300 students of Arts, Science and Commerce streams, 25 teaching, 16 non-teaching staff members and 1 Librarion from integral parts of what is known as Vivekananda Satabarshiki Mahavidyalaya.
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.