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Mahishadal Raj College

Mahishadal Raj College
Purba Midnapore

Established : August 1, 1946
Type : Co-Educational
President : Sri Tilak Kumar Chakraborty
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Dr. Asim Kumar Bera
Former Name : Mahishadal Raj College
Location : Purba Midnapore
Affiliation(s) : Vidyasagar University
Category : Under Graduate & Post Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : University Grants Commission (UGC)
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Department(s) : Arts, Commerce & Science

Programmes Offered & Intake Capacity

Under Graduate Course

Honours Course

Honours Subject and any other two subjects from columns A B C D E F as elective subjects, in addition Compulsory English, Compulsory Bengali and Environmental Studies in Part-III

Bengali --- History / Sociology --- Philosophy Sanskrit Education
English Bengali / Hindi History / Sociology --- Philosophy --- ---
Sanskrit Bengali / Hindi History / Sociology --- Philosophy --- English
History --- Economics Pol. Science Philosophy --- Education
Political Science --- History / Sociology / Economics --- Philosophy --- Geography / Education
Philosophy Bengali / Hindi History / Sociology --- --- Sanskrit English
Geography --- Economics
Pol. Science --- --- English / Education
Economics Bengali / Hindi History / Sociology Pol. Science --- Mathematics English / Geography
Education --- History / Sociology --- Philosophy Sanskrit ---
Sociology --- History / Economics Pol.Science --- Sanskrit Geography
Physics --- Chemistry Mathematics Comp.Sc. --- ---
Chemistry Physics --- Mathematics Comp.Sc. --- ---
Mathematics Physics / Economics Chemistry --- Comp.Sc. --- ---
Computer Science Physics --- Mathematics --- --- ---
Nutrition Nutrition Chemistry --- Botany --- ---
Zoology --- Chemistry --- --- --- Physiology
BCA All Combination Subjects of BCA
Accountancy All Commerce Subjects

General Course

Any three subjects from columns A B C D E F below

  A B C D E F
B.A. General
# Students can opt
either Music or
Phy. Education as
General Subject
Bengali / Hindi History / Sociology / Economics Pol.Science / Music Philosophy Sanskrit / Phy.Education / Mathematics Geography / Education / English
B.Sc.Gen Economics / Physics / Nutrition Chemistry Mathematics Comp.Sc. --- Geography
B.Sc.(Bio) Gen. Nutrition --- --- Botany Zoology Physiology
(if seat available)
B.Com.Gen. All Commerce Subjects

Vocational Course (Industrial Chemistry)

Industrial Chemistry and any two other subjects from columns A B C D as elective subjects

  A B C D
Industrial Chemistry Physics Chemistry Mathematics Computer Science

Post Graduate Course

Regular Mode
Arts Bengali
Science Chemistry
Distance Mode
Arts Bengali
Political Science
Commerce Accounting
Science Environmental Science
Applied Mathematics
Chemistry (To be Introduced)
Zoology (To be Introduced)
Geography (To be Introduced)
Career Oriented Programmes (A Dual Mode Programme) :
  • Chemical Instruments Operator

  • Communicative English

  • Income Tax Practice and Procedure
Community College Programme :
  • Health Care

  • Automative Power

General Rules For Admission:

The admission committee monitors the entire admission process. The candidates seeking admission to the college will normally be expected to pass the H.S. or equivalent examination with good marks. On receipt of the applications, a merit list is prepared and the admission is made strictly on the basis of merit.

Govt. criteria in respect of reservation of seats for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and handicapped students are strictly followed.

Economics Hons, is not offered to a candidate who had not passed in Mathematics in the qualifying examination. For Accountancy Hons. a student must obtain at least 45% marks in Mathematics either in the Madhyamik Pariksha or in +2 stage.

  • After the merit list is published the students are to get themselves admitted within stipulated date and time, failing which their candidatures are liable to be cancelled.

  • Any admission is provisional and will be cancelled for any mistake or suppression of facts. The decision of the college authority in this respect, will be final.

  • Admission forms and prospectus will be available from the college office on production of original Mark Sheet.

  • For each Hons. subject separate application form will have to be submitted.

  • Incomplete application forms will be cancelled. The following documents must be submitted along with every form :

    • One attested copy of Admit Card of Madhyamik / Equivalent Examination.

    • One attested copy of H.S./Equivalent mark sheet.

    • One attested copy of Character Certificate of the institution last attended.

    • One attested copy of SC/ST/OBC/PH Certificate (where applicable).

    • One Passport size photograph.

  • Production of the original mark sheet at the time of admission is obligatory.

  • Admission may be cancelled if a student fails to attend at least 20% classes in the first one month of the commencement of classes.

  • The college authority may, at any time rusticate a student who is found unruly or indisciplined.

Intake Capacity

Bengali 109
English 104
Sanskrit 80
History 85
Political Science 73
Philosophy 73
Geography 55
Economics 61
Education 61
Sociology 49
Physics 43
Chemistry 55
Mathematics 80
Computer Science 37
Nutrition 43
Zoology 25
BCA 20
Accountancy 104

  Intake Capacity
Industrial Chemistry 85

Facilities Provided :

  • »  Central Library :

    The college has a well furnished Central Library having very rich collection of not only text books & reference books but also non-book materials like, Cassettes, CDs, DVDs, etc. The extensive stock of text books and reference books is of immense help to the students. There is also Book Bank and Students'-Aid-Fund facilities specially for poor and needy students. Inspite of having the Central Library facilities there is also facilities of Departmental Libraries of different departments. Moreover, the Central Library has links with some reputed libraries like British Council Library (BCL), Central Library, V.U. etc.

    Students can get benefit of usuing these libraries. There is also a Carreer Guidance Book Corner which helps the students in preparing themselves for different competitive examinations.

  • »  Hostel Accomodation :

    The college runs two hostels-one for the boys and other for the girls. They are well governed by the teacher superintendents.
    Admission is made strictly on the basis of distance from the student's residence.
    Priorities are given to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and handicapped students.
    No married student is allowed to stay in a hostel.
    Any unsuccessful candidate in any University Exam, will be given one more chance to overstay in the hostel.
    The rules and regulations laid down by the Hostel Committee are obligatory to the inmates of the hostel.

  • »  National Service Scheme-(NSS) :

    There are 5 Units of National Service Scheme (NSS) which have more than 500 volunteers and they have devoted their some time in social service for community development. These units are run by the supervision of 5 programme Officers. Special Puja Camps are held for 10 days during the puja vacation for performing some special activities. The volunteers take part in National Integration Camps, Pre-Republic Day Parade Camps and Republic Day.

  • »  Medical Facilities :

    The college has established a "Medical and First Aid Centre" of its own which is regularly attended by a registered medical practitioners. He also attend the inmates of the hostels. General medicine is provided free of cost to any student or staff falling ill during college hours. Govt. Hospital is situated at a stone throwing distance and the students are rushed there in no time if exigency so demands. First-Aid care is all time available.

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). The College has immensely benefited from its location in a lush green and unspoiled countryside. The result is a pleasant, placid campus which is free from all baneful influences unifies mofussit simplicity and urban refinement.

The College was established at a period when Quit India Movement got its momentum at Mahishadal. Scores of lives were sacrificed here. The first National Government during the British colonial rule was formed and headed by Sri Satish Chandra Samanta, the beloved son of Mahishadal. Gandhiji came here and stayed for five days and extended full support to the Patriotic Congressman who indulged in some violent attacks against the British Raj. Nirala (Surya Kanta Tripathi), the famous Hindi Poet got his schooling here.

The foundation stone of main building was laid by Sir Federick John Burrows, Hon’ble Governor of Bengal. The College Building was inaugurated by Sri Kailash Nath Katzu, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal on 3rd January, 1949. The Science Block was inaugurated by Prof. Satyendra Nath Bose, the famous Scientist and National professor on March 2, 1959. On February 3, 1996, Sri K. V. Raghunath Reddy, Hon’ble Governor of West Bengal inaugurated the Lib-Lab Building. The foundation stone of Diamond Jubilee Memorial Building was laid by Sri Gopal Krishna Gandhi, Hon’ble Governor, West Bengal on August 1, 2005.

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