|President||:||Sri Parthasarathi Chatterjee|
|Principal / Teacher-in-Charge||:||Dr.Arup Kumar Maiti|
|Former Name||:||Ranaghat College|
|Affiliation(s)||:||University of Kalyanis|
|Accreditation / Recognition||:||University Grants Commission (UGC) & National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)|
|Department(s)||:||Arts, Commerce & Science|
Courses Offered :
|Arts and Commerce||Bengali|
Admission Procedure :
- Admission to the Undergraduate Courses begins with the distribution of FORMS with proper notification immediately after the H.S. (WBCHSE) result is declared.
- Separate Application Forms are required for General Course & Honours Course. In no case one can supplement other.
- Filled-in Application Form must accompany the followings: Photo copy of mark sheet (H.S/Equivalent), Madhyamic Admit Card (for D.O.B.), Cast Certificate, Certificate from Handicapped Board of the District for Physically challenged students, Certificate from the District Sports Officer for sport quota.
- Admission is strictly on the basis of merit following the publication of complete Merit List of all the candidates applied for.
- Application Form is not Transferable.
- Submission of Application Forms of the same Serial No. by two different candidates will be rejected.
- Admission is provisional and liable to be cancelled at any time of the process since admission to issuance of Registration Certificate, if found wrong information provided in the Application form or incomplete Application Form.
- No claim for Admission sustains if the stipulated period is over.
- Production of Migration Certificate is mandatory for students from Boards other than WBCHSE. Within one month of admission failing which admission will deem to be cancelled.
- Foreign students are required to submit VISA within one month of his/her admission failing which his/her admission will be withdrawn.
- College to College transfer follows University Regulations.
- Reservation of seats (SC/ST/OBC/Sports/Physically challenged etc.) follows Govt. order / Univ. Stipulations.
- Admission to Honours Courses is through Counselling. Date and time in this regard is strictly followed and none is entertained beyond this stipulation.
- Acknowledgment in connection with submission of Admission Form is essential for any future correspondence.
- Continuous absence for 21 days in a row right from the commencement of the classes forfeit his/her candidature automatically. No communication in this regard from the college end will be made.
- Appeals for cancellation of admission are only entertained on specific date(s) as per notification.
- Percentage rules for non-collegiate / dis-collegiate follows University Regulation. A fee of Rs. 250/- requires to be paid for non-collegiate student to sit for the examination.
- Students from other Boards must have English as one in their five (5) subjects.
- Students of the Vocational Courses will get similar privilege Gen/Major Courses.
- Candidates passing with 4 subjects are not allowed admission in 3yr. degree courses.
- Candidates passing H.S/Equivalent Exam. are allowed admission within 3 consecutive academic session including the passing year, after which eligibility is lost.
- Candidates seeking readmission in the consecutive next year require to get themselves admitted within 1 day of the last date of admission of the regular students.
- 2% marks deducted from the aggregate (sum of best 5 subject) for loss of each year in case of admission to undergraduate courses.
- Classes of Part-I & Part-III commence within 15 days of the completion of the previous examination. One months tuition fee is required for provisional enrolment.
- Eligibility for admission into sport quota: certificate from the state associations / state bodies or from the District Officer for Physical Education shall only be accepted. Participation in college/Univ. games & sports is mandatory for them.
- Ragging is punishable offence & disciplinary action may go to the extend of expulsion from the college as per Supreme Court Order.
- For admission to Honours Courses a candidate must have in the previous excamination 45% marks in aggregate and 55% marks in the subject /related subject OR 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in subject OR 55% marks in aggregate (without any privilege in related subject).
- Visit us on www.ranaghatcollege.org for downloading Application Form & others.
- » Library
- » Magazine
The College magazine is published annually by the Students Union with the active encouragement and help of the teachers. It is designed so as to home the talent of students. Besides, the department of Bengali and science departments publish magazines such as "Atmaprakash" and "Anuranan", respectively. Department of Botany publishes news letter "Nabapallab‚ÄĚ. Department. Of Chemistry publishes ‚ÄúNibodhata‚ÄĚ and department of Physics publishes ‚ÄúGalaxy‚ÄĚ wall magazine.
- » N.S.S. Units
There are two wings of the N.S.S. These units are very active. They have undertaken activities such as blood donation camp, science and health awareness programmes, water harvesting etc. The NSS units adopt two villages for their out reach activities where they have undertaken measures like survey of the socio-economic condition of the villagers, construction of roads, digging tube wells, water harvesting and other community development activities such as health and hygiene awareness programmes, etc. N.S.S. students also maintain an arboretum in the college campus. Moreover, the college regularly organizes various extension programmes sponsored by the UGC.
- » N.C.C. Units
There are two separate N.C.C. units for boys and girls. Joining the N.C.C. units helps students to become disciplined in life as it inculcates nationalistic feelings besides developing their physical and mental faculties. N.C.C. cadets can also avail opportunities to join armed forces.
- » Cultural Activities
Various cultural activities are held round the year. Annual cultural soiree, freshers welcome programme, debate, quiz and singing competitions are organized by the Students Union with the help the teachers. The Science Club and the Explorers Club organize various educational programmes like seminars and exhibitions. There is an open-air stage where different programmes are held.
- » Stipends for SC/ST/PH candidates
Students belonging to SC/ST and PH categories are entitled to get stipend as and when available from the Government. They are requested to collect the application forms from the college office and should submit the filled-up forms, counter-signed by the Principal, to the Block Development Office, generally within two months from the commencement of classes. Physically Handicapped students are also asked to contact the Block Development Office for their stipend immediately after the commencement of their classes.
- » Poor and Merit Fund
The Poor and Merit Fund enables poor and meritorious students to purchase books and other educational aids, pay college fees, university examination fees and/or meet other expenses.
- » Excursion
Departments of Botany, Zoology, Geography, Commerce regularly organize excursions with students. Expenses for excursions have to be borne by students themselves. Indemnity bond is a must for students going on excursions.
- » Measures Against Power Cut
The College has two Diesel Generator to take care of problems associated with power failure.
- » Railway Concession
Railway monthly concession facility can be availed by students. However, students have to ensure that the facility is not misused.
- » Computerization of Office
Students are benefited because the College Office is computerized with all the necessary software available.
- » Common Room
There are separate large common rooms for boys and girls for their entertainment with facilities like carom and table tennis.
- » Canteen
A spacious Students' Canteen has been newly constructed that caters tea, snacks and food to students at an affordable price. It remains open only during the college hours.
- » Health Facilities
Students of the College come under the scheme of the Universal Membership of the Students' Health Home. The College also organize regular Health Check-up camps for students with the help of visiting doctors.
- » Sporting Facilities
The College has a well-maintained playground inside the premises. The Sports Committee is responsible in organizing annual sports, regular football & cricket matches and other outdoor games for preparing students to participate in Inter-College Competition at the University as well as state level.
The independence of India in 1947 was coupled with the tragic partition of Bengal. Thousands of rootless people swarmed into West Bengal to start life a new. Nadia is one of such districts, which accommodated a large section of these displaced persons. Ranaghat along with other principal towns of Nadia had to provide shelter to most of the refugees. In such a situation, a few educationists dreamt of disseminating the fruits of higher education among the people of the surrounding areas. It was thus that Ranaghat College made its humble beginning in a small room of Pal Chowdhury High School in 1950 with affiliation to Calcutta university. Later it was shifted to its present premises by the side of the National Highway 34. The College, located on a land of 4.68 acres, is well connected by road and railways and ever since its inception it has been instrumental in serving students from all section of the society irrespective of caste, creed and religion presently affiliated to the University of Kalyani, Ranaghat college offers three undergraduate programmes leading to B.A, B.Sc and B.Com degrees with both Honours and General courses.
The three existing buildings of the College have several rooms including lecture halls, practical laboratories for science subjects, one laboratory in the department of Geography, English Language laboratory, two Computer Centers, a Central Library apart from several departmental libraries, canteen, play ground, open/air stage, separate common rooms for girls and boys, NSS and NCC rooms, Students Union rooms, adequate facilities for football, cricket, badminton and volley ball, a newly established computer room with Internet connectivity and an arboretum. To facilitate the large number of students of Humanities, the college had constructed a three-storied Golden Jubilee Building. The college is constructing a four-storied Administrative Building and also a gymnasium cum auditorium. Ranaghat College has been assessed and accredited by NAAC in 2007 and awarded B+ grade