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Raja Peary Mohan College

Raja Peary Mohan College
Uttarpara, Hooghly

Established : 20th June, 1887
Type : Co-Educational
President : Dr Amal Kanta Hati
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Dr Milan Kumar Pal
Former Name : Raja Peary Mohan College
Location : Uttarpara, Hooghly
Affiliation(s) : University of Calcutta
Category : Under Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : University Grants Commission (UGC) & National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Department(s) : Arts, Commerce & Science

Courses Offered :

Under Graduate Courses Offered

Raja Peary Mohan College offers Under Graduate courses in Honours and General Courses for B.A., B.Sc., B.Com.streams.The admission is based on merit at the qualifying examination cum reservation, as per the order of Government of West Bengal and the affiliating University i.e. University of Calcutta. There is reservation for students belonging to disadvantaged community are as per Government of West Bengal notifications. Seats are reserved for SC, ST, & OBC candidates according to norms laid down by the University of Calcutta and West Bengal Govt. Higher Education Department Access is ensured to these marginalised groups through the total implementation of reservation-cum-merit policy as per the orders of Government of West Bengal.

Range Of Programmes (Degrees)

Bachelor of Arts : Honours Courses

Sl. Honours Course Intake Capacity General Combination (Any Two)
1. Bengali 40 English, History, Sanskrit, Political Science, Philosophy
2. English 25 Bengali, History, Philosophy, Economics
3. Political Science 40 Bengali, History, Philosophy, Economics
4. Philosophy 35 Bengali, History, Philosophy, Sanskrit,Political Science
5. History 25 Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit.

Bachelor of Arts : General Courses

Sl. Course Intake Capacity General Combination (Any Three)
1. B.A. (General) 250 Bengali, English, History, Sanskrit, Political Science, Philosophy Economics,Mathematics.

Bachelor of Science : Honours Courses :

Sl. Honours Course Intake Capacity General Combination (Any Two)
1. Economics 40 Mathematics, Physics/ Political Science
2. Physics 35 Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science.
3. Chemistry 35 Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science
4. Mathematics 40 Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science.
5. Botany 15 Botany, Physiology, Chemistry
6. Physiology 15 Zoology, Physiology, Chemistry
7. Zoology 22 Zoology, Botany, Chemistry

Bachelor of Science : General Courses

Sl. General Course Intake Capacity Subjects combinations(Any three)
1. B.Sc. in Pure Science 200 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science
2. B.Sc. in Biological Science 180 Zoology, Botany, Physiology, Chemistry.

Bachelor of Commerce: Honours Courses

Sl. Honours Course Intake Capacity General Combination (Any Two)
1. Accountacy & Finance 60 Vide Prospectus

Bachelor of Commerce: General Courses

Sl. Course Intake Capacity General Combination (Any Three)
1. B.Com. (General) 180 Vide Prospectus
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Facilities Available

  • »  Conference and Seminars

  • »  Endowment Lectures

  • »  Health Unit

  • »  National Service Scheme

  • »  Performing Arts

  • »  Study Circle

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. It is noteworthy that Probal Chandra Mukherjee, himself a member of the founder's family was the first student of the College Unfortunately, Joykrishna Mukherjee breathed his last in 1888 only one year after the foundation of the College. The college came under the benevolent patronage, Raja Peary Mohan Mukherjee., worthy son and successor of the late Joykrishna Mukherjee. Throughout his life Raja Peary Mohan spent huge sum of money for the College and it was in the fitness of things that the College was renamed after his memory in function held on 4th of October 1953. In 1887, when the College was founded Shyama Charan Ganguly, the headmaster of the Govt. School became temporarily the Principal. However, the first Principal Kaliprasanna Ganguly joined in 1897. Kumar Bhupendra Nath Mukherjee son of Raja Peary Mohan Mukherjee, also like his father contributed a substantial financial assistance for the maintenance and survival of the College. Till 1950, classes were limited to the then Intermediate Standard. In 1955 the College got its affiliation for B.A. from the University of Calcutta, for B.Sc. in 1956 and B.Com. in 1958. Honours classes started in the College for the first time in 1959 in the department of Bengali and Mathematics. Gradually Honours affiliation came in Philosophy (1961), Physics (1964), Zoology (1965), Political Science (1966), Economics (1966), Chemistry (1966), Commerce (1972), Physiology (1990), Botany (1996), English (1996) and History (2002).The Departments have a very good track record in examinations with University toppers in a number of subjects. Today the students come to this College not only from the rural areas of Hooghly and Howrah, but also from the outskirts of Kolkata and other districts too. The College celebrated its Centenary with much pomp and grandeur in 1986. To commemorate this occasion the then Honorable Chief Minister, Sri Jyoti Basu laid the foundation of a new building on 22nd June 1986 and the building was later named as the Centenary building. An Auditorium comprising of 320 seats and all modern amenities was inaugurated on 15 January 2002. In 2006 the college has undoubtedly able to solve the acute space-problem to some extent with the help from the ex-alumina of the college and ex-honourable Member of Parliament Sri Santoshsri Chatterjee, from his M.P. Lad fund, with a addition of a new floor which is now and has endowed the College with a new look.

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