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Women's College, Kolkata

WOMEN'S COLLEGE
Established : 2nd July, 1937 Type : -
President : Sri Salil Chatterjee Principal : Dr. (Smt.) Mahua Das
Former Name : - Location : Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Affiliations : University of Calcutta Website :
Category
 
»Arts
»Science
Contact Details
Address
  p-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue, Kolkata - 700 003.
West Bengal, INDIA.
Phone
 
+91 33 2554 4540
+91 33 2533 2435
Fax
 
+91 33 2533-2435
Email
 
How To Reach Us
 
Affiliation, Accreditation & Recognization
 
Departments
 
»Under Graduate
»Post Graduate (Other University)
Course Details
The College offers various courses. Calcutta University's syllabus is followedat the undergraduate level.
Under Graduate Courses
Bachelor of Arts
 
»Honors Course
  • Bengali
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Music / Sanskrit / Sociology
      • History
      • Philosophy / Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Economics / Food & Nutrition / Political Science
      • Education
  • English
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • History
      • Philosophy / Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Music / Sanskrit / Sociology
      • Political Science / Economics / Food & Nutrition
      • Education
  • Sanskrit
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Philosophy / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
      • History
      • Education
  • Hindi
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • History
      • Education
      • Political Science
      • Sanskrit / Music / Sociology
  • History
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Education
      • Political Science / Economics / Food & Nutrition
      • Philosophy / Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
  • Political Science
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • History
      • Education
      • Philosophy / Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Music / Sanskrit / Sociology
  • Philosophy
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Sanskrit / Music / Sociology
      • Education
      • History
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
  • Education
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • History
      • Sanskrit / Music / Sociology
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
      • Philosophy / Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
      • Sanskrit / Music / Sociology
      • Economics / Political Science
      • History
  • Sociology
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Political Science / Economics
      • Philosophy / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • History
      • Education

  • Compulsory Subjects
    • Part I
      • English
      • Bengali / Alternative English / Hindi
    • Part III
      • Environmental Studies


»General Course

Students can opt for any three of the following subjects :
Either three from Humanities Division or two from Humanities Division and
one from Science / Home Science Division.
  • Humanities
    • Bengali / English / Hindi
    • History
    • Education
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy / Journalism And Mass Communication
    • Music / Sanskrit / sociology
  • Science / Home Science
    • Economics / Food & Nutrition
    • Psychology / Geography
    • Chemistry

  • Compulsory Subjects
    • Part I
      • English
      • Bengali / Alternative English / Hindi
    • Part III
      • Environmental Studies
Bachelor of Science
 
»Honors Course
  • Economics
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Mathematics (compulsory)
      • Geography / Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication
      • Education
      • Music / Sociology
  • Food & Nutrition
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Chemistry (compulsory)
      • Psychology
      • History
      • Education
  • Psychology
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Music / Sociology
      • Political Science / Economics / Food & Nutrition
      • History
      • Education
  • Geography
    • General Subjects - Any two
      • Political Science / Economics / Food & Nutrition
      • Music / Sanskrit / Sociology
      • Bengali / English / Hindi
  • Chemistry

  • Compulsory Subjects
    • Part I
      • English
      • Bengali / Alternative English / Hindi
    • Part III
      • Environmental Studies


»General Course

Students can opt for any three of the following subjects :
Either three from Science / Home Science Division or two from Science / Home science division and one from Humanities Division.
  • Humanities
    • Political Science
    • Philosophy / Journalism And Mass Communication
    • Music / Sanskrit / sociology
  • Science / Home Science
    • Economics / Food & Nutrition
    • Psychology / Geography
    • Chemistry

  • Compulsory Subjects
    • Part I
      • English
      • Bengali / Alternative English / Hindi
    • Part III
      • Environmental Studies
Post Graduate Courses
Vidyasagar University
Women’s college , Calcutta is a recognized study centre of  Vidyasagar University, Directorate of Distance Education. Students from this college and other colleges have enrolled on post graduate of different departments. In-house and external teachers take classes regularly under personal contact programme (PCP).
 
  • Master in Arts
    • Bengali
    • English
    • History
    • Political Science
    • Sanskrit
  • Master in Commerce
  • Master in Science
    • Dietetics and Community Nutrition Management
    • Environmental Science
    • Geography
Netaji Subhas Open University
Women’s College, Calcutta is one of the Study Centers of  Netaji Subhas Open University. The Students from this College and other colleges get opportunity to study here in Post Graduate level and to acquire Master Degree in different subjects. There are some Diploma and Certificate courses also, by which the students may choose their career.
 
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation
  • Diploma in Pre-Primary Teachers’ Training (DPTT)
College History
Women’s College, Calcutta was founded on 2nd July, 1937, by a group of devoted scholar 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.

The college shifted from 204, Cornwallis Street, Kolkata-6 to the present premises at P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue, Kolkata-70003 in 1982 at the initiative of the then Principal, Smt. Hena Maitra. The college has been accredited as a B++ grade college by NAAC (National Assessment & Accreditation Council), Bangalore, in the year2007.

The Academic Session extends from 1st July to 30th June. Admission will be made strictly in accordance with norms as prescribed by the Admission Committee. Students seeking admission from Board / H.S. Council must produce their examination certificates, mark sheet, certificates of age and a migration certificate (where necessary) in original.

Admission to the college is granted on the understanding that the student undertakes to conform in all respects to the rules and discipline of the college.
Facilities Available
 
»Music is taught as a subject offered in the General Courses, Student from other college opting for music as an elective subject are allowed to attend classes here with permission of the University of Calcutta. This is the only college in north Kolkata offering this facility.
»Seminars and Symposia
»There are number of clubs in the college performing different activities. These are -
  • Nature Club(Mrittika)
  • Sports Club (Krirangan)
  • Dance Club (Payel)
  • Music Club (Ragini)
  • Drama Club (Rangamancha)
  • Debate Club (Jouktik)
  • Handicrafts Club (Srishti)
  • Literary Club (Bhabna)
Students must join these clubs to enrich themselves in co- curricular activities.
»Students’ Health Home
»Students’ Aid Fund
Links
 



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