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Rani Dhanyakumari College

Rani Dhanyakumari College
Jiaganj, Murshidabad

Established : 1962
Type : Co-Educational
President : --
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : --
Former Name : Rani Dhanyakumari College
Location : Jiaganj, Murshidabad
Affiliation(s) : University of Kalyani
Category : Under Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : University Grants Commission (UGC)
Department(s) : Arts & Commerce

Courses Offered

Honours Bengali
Political Science
General Elective Bengali
Defence Studies
Political Science
Physical Education
Elective English
Commerce imparts both Honours and General level courses following the syllabus prescribed by the affiliating University, the.University of Kalyani

General Rules To Take Admission In The College

  • The College admits students irrespective of religion, race, caste, creed and sex, subject to reservation of seats as per Government norms.

  • Admission to Honours and General courses are done exclusively on merit basis.

  • Students desirous of getting admission have to apply in printed form available from the office on payment with the following documents :

    • Mark Sheet and Admit Card of previous examinations (original
      and two attested copies by the Head of the Institution last

  • Caste/PH Certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC/PH students) from the appropriate authority.

  • School or College Leaving Certificate from the Institution last attended.

  • Two copies of passport-size photographs (unattested).

  • Transfer Certificate in case of students coming from another college.

  • Migration Certificate in case of students coming from the other University/State.

  • Certificate of proficiency in Games and Sports, Music, Dance etc.if any.

    With a view to ensuring quality education and efficient management of classes of the General subjects in Arts faculty all the subjects have been bunched into four groups. Students are directed to select maximum two General subjects for Honours course and those pursuing for General course will have to select maximum three General subjects from a group and also their preference for selecting the groups offered to them at the time of submitting application for admission.

    As the intake capacity of the subjects like Geography, Physical Education and Defence Studies in General Degree level is limited, selection in these subjects will be made on the basis of suitable test / interview etc.

Intake Capacity

Degree Course (Honours) Degree Course (General)
Subject Seat Capacity Subject Seat Capacity
Bengali 90 Physical Education 65
English 50 Geography 20
Sociology 48 Defence Studies 200
History 45 Sanskrit 40
Pol. Science 40 B.A. (Gen) 650
Geography 15 B. Com. (Gen) 100
B. Com. 80    

Fee Structure :

In charging tuition fees to different courses / subjects, the college follows normal rates prescribed from time to time by the Higher Education Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal. In case of courses those run at enhanced tuition fees, the applicable fee structure is notified among the students at the time of admission.

For Payment Of Fees :

  • Fees are received at the college cash counter on all working days excepting Monday.

  • The receipt (supplied free of charge by the college) must be presented at the time of payment of fees. If it is lost, duplicate one will be issued on payment of Rs. 10.

  • Students are required to pay all their dues up to the last month of the session in advance before they sit for the Annual Examination / University Examination.

Concession In Tuition Fees :
  • The Governing Body grants maximum (10% of the total tuition fees) free and half-free studentship every year to meritorious and deserving students subject to good conduct, regular attendance and satisfactory progress of the recipients.

  • Application for free and half-free studentship must be made in printed forms available from the college office on payment of prescribed fee within the stipulated date.

  • Students getting stipend or (S.C., ST. , Minority students and Students of Bidi binder family receiving stipend and scholarship) scholarship are not eligible for free / half-free studentship.

  • Students admitted in self-financing courses will not be considered eligible for concession.

Facilities Available

  • »  College Library

    A spacious and well-furnished library has been made available with the generous grant from the UGC. Besides, college development fund is also spent from time to time for procuring books and journals in the library. The Library of the college is enriched with valuable books and journals and periodicals. It possesses more than eleven thousand text and reference books. News dailies are also kept for regular readers. The library has reading spaces separately for the students and for the teaching and non-teaching staff. Recently departmental libraries have been introduced for the students namely Hons. in Bengali, English, Sociology and Commerce.

  • »  Laboratory

  • »  National Service Scheme

    NSS is a social service scheme sponsored by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. Of India. The NSS unit of our college started its onward journey in 1990. At present, this Scheme is being implemented through the University of Kalyani. In 2001, the NSS unit II was opened to involve girl-students. The goal of NSS is community service through education and vice-versa. It gives the students opportunities to work with the people and among the people. It, thus, develops social awareness and knowledge of reality among them. It motivates both the students and the people of the society in mitigating some acute social problems and in promoting welfare of the society. Various camps and training programmes on Civil Defence, First Aid and Seminars on Environment Awareness, Health Awareness and AIDS etc. are held throughout the year. A National Level Camp was also organized in this college in 1999, which involved participation of students from all over India. Motto of NSS is 'Not Me But You'.

  • »  National Cadet Corps

    The history of college NCC organization is very old in its tradition. The college raised NCC unit (i.e. 5/9 Coy.) in the year 1963 and since then it has been functioning successfully. Students are allowed to get membership of the NCC unit in the beginning of the session. Girl-students of the college are also eligible to get membership of NCC through admission to open unit for the girls operating in our neighbouring institution, Sripat Singh College. The college is, however, trying to open a similar unit for the girl-students interested in joining NCC. Motto of NCC is "Unity and Discipline". Cadets attending regular NCC parades are eligible to receive training certificates issued by the college NCC unit. The NCC cadets may also appear at the 'B' and 'C' certificate examinations conducted by theMinistry of Defence, Government of India. In addition to the regular training, NCC students have enough scope for participating in various community development and other extension activities. In fact, joining the NCC gives extra charm and status among the students desirous of contributing something to the cause of our nation. Recently, both Govt. of India and Govt. of West Bengal have given priority and advantage to NCC 'B' and 'C' Certificate holders in various defence related recruitment examinations. The cadets of the college are trying to encash this benefit as maximum as possible. On an average about 10 cadets are getting job every year with the help of NCC 'B' or 'C' certificate. This is no doubt an encouraging trend indeed. Enrolment in NCC is done on the basis of Physical fitness test. At present the College Unit Commander is Lieut. Dr. A. M. Mishra and Office Assistant is'S.K. Karmakar (NCC 'C' certificate holder).

  • »  Student Health Home

    Students may avail themselves of the Health Home facilities. A meagre fee is charged at the time of admission against which students may avail themselves of medical treatment, and other medical benefits and may also participate in various competitions organized by Students' Health Home, Jiaganj Unit, from time to time.

  • »  Annual Social Function

    The Annual Social Function of the college. is organized by the Students' Union with the help of the Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff. Professional and amateur artists are invited. Artistic performance of the students, amateurs and professionals makes this event a memorable one.

  • »  Career Counselling Cell

    With a view to guiding students in finding or selecting career as per their merit and potential a Career Counselling Cell has been opened by the College in the academic session 2005-06. A special block in the college library room has been allotted where various employment-oriented newspapers, weeklies, monthlies etc. are displayed for the interested students. Prof. Samir Kumar Mukherjee is entrusted to supervise the acivities of this cell. Besides, other teaching and non-teaching members are actively involved in counselling the students approached personally.

The need and essence of commerce education for all-round growth and development of a society does not require too much emphasis and explanation. Keeping this fact in view and the initiative taken by some noted personalities and educationists led by the Founder Principal Late J.R Sengupta, "Jiaganj College of Commerce" was established on August 01, 1962. The college started its functioning in the evening shift in the premises of the neighbouring Sripat Singh College and imparted education for B.Com (Pass) course.

In 1973, the college was shifted to the present premises. It was made possible by the generous contribution extended by a benevolent local landlord Late Sripat Singh Dugar and thus the college got a new independent set-up. The affiliating University, University of Calcutta conferred affiliation up to Honours course in B.Com (Accountancy). The college then started its activities as a Day College and it was renamed as "Rani Dhanya Kumari College of Commerce" in the name of Late Rani Dhanya Kumari, the wife of Late Sripat Singh Dugar.

At present, a small but decent campus is located in a pollution-free tranquil environment far from the madding crowd with the lush green outfield covering a vast area of its own.

To cater to the growing need of the neighbouring areas the college authority opened B.A. (Pass) course in Degree level with some non-traditionaJ subjects alofig with the traditional subjects from 1995-96 academic session.

After opening Arts stream the University of Calcutta urged to change the name of the college and, accordingly, the college has been re-named as "Rani Dhanya Kumari College".

As per notification of the Govt. of West Bengal, dt. 26.04.99 the college has been affiliated to the University of Kalyani from the academic session 1999-2000.

Honours courses in Bengali, English and Sociology along with a General course in Physical Education were introduced from 2002-2003 academic session.

In order to cope up with the ever-growing demand of large number of students of neighbouring areas the college authority in the recent past, introduced Honours courses in Political Science, History and Geography.

The college has a modern office with computer facility, automatic photocopy machine and fax machine. For better and effective management of the college office, it has been divided into two sections-Accounts & Cash Section, and General Section.

The salient feature of this institution lies in its healthy tradition of maintaining a cordial relationship between the teacher and the taught and so also with the office staff. The results of the college is highly satisfactory.

Since its inception the college has been blooming and flourishing in terms of ever-growing enrolment strength and imparting quality education.

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