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Calcutta Girls' College, Kolkata

CALCUTTA GIRLS' COLLEGE, KOLKATA
Established : - Type : -
President : - Principal : -
Former Name : - Location : Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Category
 
»Arts
»Science
»Commerce
Contact Details
Address
  #169, Lenin Sarani, Dharmatala, Kolkata - 700 013. West Bengal. India.
Phone
  +91 (033) 2245 0414
Email
 
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Course Details
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
 
»Bengali
»English
»Hindi
»History
»Political Science
»Education
»Urdu
Bachelor of Arts (General)
 
»Bengali
»Economics
»English
»Hindi
»History
»Political Science
»Education
»Urdu
Bachelor of Science
 
»Economics (Honours)
»Mathematics (General)
Bachelor of Commerce
  »Accounting and Finance (Honours)
»As per C.U. Syllabi (General)
College History

Vision at the Beginning

Calcutta Girls’ College was founded by Smt. Ena Ghosh, Bijoy Singh Nahar, the then Labour Minister of West Bengal, Labanya Probha Dutta (Ex-MLA) and other noted figures, on August 16th, 1963. The founders aimed to facilitate the working girls who were then coming out for the first time to build a career. The College provided an opportunity for these working girls to acquire higher education. The Socio-economic condition then necessitated the hours to be in the evening for the aspirant working women and hence the college was unique in its purpose. Many students graduating from this College have excelled in their careers. However, in the recent past the composition of the students altered considerably and most of them were coming fresh out of school. As a result the evening classes in the late hours created difficulties for them. This necessitated the formulation of a new vision regarding the college hours.

Vision for the Future

To translate this vision into reality Calcutta Girls’ College organized funds from different sources so that a new building was constructed, Library was expanded, Honours affiliations were obtained for all the subjects. Since the evening hours were not conducive to proper functioning of the college, new college hours were decided upon. The college has since then blossomed into a reputed degree college under the inspiration of the principal with dedicated teachers and efficient staff. Career oriented self-financing courses are also available to the students. The college has a vision for the future regarding a science stream too. We hope that this vision will come to fruition in the near future, with hard work and dedication.
Facilities Available
  • U. G. C. SPONSORED CAREER - ORIENTED COURSES
    • Functional English
    • Tourism and Travel Management
    • Indigenous Handicrafts and Design
    • Advertisement & Sales Promotion.
    • Tax-Practice & Procedure
  • UNDER DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMME
    • P. G. courses under Directorate of distance education, Vidyasagar University.
  • COMPUTER LABORATORY
  • LIBRARY FACILITY - The College prides itself on having a well stocked and spacious library with its books arranged as ‘text books’, ‘reference materials’, ‘journals’, ‘periodicals’, ‘magazines’ both of general and special interest The library benefits both the students and the teachers. It has a spacious reading room and well-organized lending system. To ensure proper utilization of the library the following rules are laid down.
    • Library cards are issued to every student, against her Fee Book at the beginning of the Session. A student of First year can get two books at a time, that of second year can get three books and third year can get four books at a time. The card is valid for one academic year.
    • A student can keep a book for 15 days. In case of delay in returning book, a student will have to pay a fine of Re.1 per day per book.
    • The Loss of the Card has to be immediately reported to the Librarian. The Fine for loss of card is Rs. 50/- .
    • Students must return their library card and obtain a clearance certificate from the Library before appearing for university exam or before seeking T.C
    • For Physical verification students and teachers are asked to return all the books before the summer recess.
  • QUESTION BANK - Question Banks of various subjects prepared by the teachers of the college and stored in the library for the assistance of the students.
  • STUDENTS’ SEMINARS - To infuse in the students a students a spirit of deeper enquiry on the subjects included in their curricula, we have started organazing departmental seminars on a relatively large scale where chairpersons from other institutions are invited.
    Theirs valuable comments on the papers encourage the students, boost their self-confidence and most importantly enable them to locate their lacunae . We are also thinking of introduction a Research a Project Cell to enable the students to undertake small research projects under the guidance of individual teacher.
  • EXTENSION LECTURES - The College organizes extension lectures on various subjects. It is the duty of an academic institution to develop its students as conscious social beings.
  • GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL CELL - The College has constituted a Grievance Reddresal Cell to look into the specific grievances of the students. There is also a box in which the students can drop in their complaints and suggestions.
  • GAMES AND SPORTS - The College has no playground to promote outdoor games. Nevertheless, the college provides facilities for indoor games and encourages students to participate in Annual sports. The College ensures participation of students in Inter collegiate Tournaments/ Championships, in Inter-University and other tournaments and championship and long term coaching camps.
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