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Tarakeswar Degree College

Tarakeswar Degree College
Tarakeswar, Hooghly

Established : 1986
Type : Co-Educational
President : Shri Swapan Samanta
Principal / Teacher-in-Charge : Prof. (Dr.) Amal Kanta Hati
Former Name : --
Location : Tarakeswar, 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 :

Arts Honours
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 Sociology Regular 50
02 Bengali Regular 55
03 History Regular 50
04 English Regular 40
05 Geography Regular 20
06 Philosophy Regular 25
07 Sanskrit Regular 30

Arts General
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 Bengali Regular 700
02 History Regular 700
03 English Regular 100
04 Philosophy Regular 400
05 Political Science Regular 400
06 Economics Regular 50
07 Sociology Regular 300
08 Geography Regular 40
09 Physical Education Regular 150
10 Sanskrit Regular 200
11 Music Regular 30

Commerce Honours
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 Accountancy Regular 50

Commerce General
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 All Subject Regular 150

Science Honours
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 Computer Science(H) Regular 20

Science General
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 Mathematics Regular 30
02 Physics Regular 30
03 Computer Science(G) Regular 30
04 Chemistry Regular 30

Bachelor of Business Administration (Self-Financing Course)
Sl. No. Subject Nature Intake
01 B.B.A. (H) Self Financing 30

Sale Of Admission Forms

Application forms for admission to 1st yr. BA/B.Com/B.Sc./B.B.A. Honours and General programmes are issued immediately after the publication of Higher Secondary results on production of original mark sheet of the last examination. Note: Admission Forms can be downloaded from website.

Eligibility Criteria

No student is eligible for admission to such programmes unless he/she passes Higher Secondary Courses.

Students from other Board than WBCHSE can also apply. Within the guidelines provided by the University of Burdwan, the College determines admission criteria of various Honours and General Courses.

Eligibility criteria are put up on the College & Website notice board before issuing of forms.

Students are admitted if they fulfill admission criteria and appear for a personalized counselling and fill up a counselling form specifically designed to collect information about his/her social, economic and educational background, inclination to the subjects he/she chooses for study.

Required Documents

  • Attested Xerox copies of mark sheets of Madhyamik and H.S. examinations should be attached with the duly filled in admission form.
  • Mark sheets in original should be shown during the submission of forms.
  • SC/ST/OBC candidates must attach attested Xerox copy of SC/ST/OBC certificate from the office of the S.D.O. with the admission form.
  • SC/ST/OBC certificate in original should be shown at the time of admission.
  • Original Migration certificate from the University/Board is to be produced at the time of admission in case of migrating candidates.
  • In the transfer case, the candidate must produce original Transfer Certificate from the institution last attended.
  • Original School/College leaving certificate from the Head of the institution last attended is to be produced at the time of admission.
  • One recent passport size photograph.
  • Attested Xerox copy of the admit card of Madhyamik examination showing date of birth should be attached with the admission form.
  • The original admit card of Madhyamik examination is to be produced for verification of the date of birth at the time of admission.

Rules For Collegiate / Non-Collegiate / Dis-Collegiate

Selected candidates are requested to attend their classes from the very beginning of the session. The candidates who take admission after the commencement of classes, attendance will be counted from the very next day of their admission.

Collegiate Candidates : Students are required to attend at least 75% of the total lectures delivered to them in the session. They are eligible to appear at the university examination.

Non-Collegiate Candidates : The students whose percentage of class attendance is 60 and above but below 75 of the total lectures delivered to them in the session will be treated as non-collegiate candidates. They may be sent up at the university examination if their short percentage is condoned by the university authority.

Dis-Collegiate Candidates : The candidates whose percentage of class attendance falls below 60% of the total lectures delivered to them in the session will be treated as dis-collegiate candidates. They are not eligible to appear at the university examination. They may take re- admission.

Cancellation Of Admission

If any student remains absent from his/her classes continuously for thirty days within the first two months from the date of his/her admission, his/her name will automatically be struck off the rolls, Fees submitted by the students at the time of admission shall also be forfeited.

Rules Regarding Promotion To Second Year Classes

Classes for the second year will commence immediately after the summer vacation. Candidates who have completed University Part-I examination will be permitted to attend such classes. Percentage of attendance will be counted from the date of commencement of second year classes.

Rules Of Admission To Third Year Classes

Classes for the third year will commence immediately after Part-II examination. Candidates who have completed the Part-II examination will be permitted to attend such classes, provided they take provisional admission to 3rd year classes.

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Facilities Available


    The college realizes that computer and internet facilities in the present day context are among the basic necessities of students as well as teachers. Although constrained by resources and adequate space, the college has provided such facilities to the teachers and from the coming academic session the college has planned to provide such facilities to students also.


    The College has a Gymnasium / Yoga centre in the college premises. Separate training for boys and girls students are arranged.


    The College has a good canteen which caters to the need of the students specially those who come from distant rural areas as good food are served which are prepared under hygienic conditions and provided at reasonable prices.


    Students can avail consultations with the specialists in ‘Student Health Home’ to which the College has an institutional membership. College has started a Health Care Unit organized by the Alumni with the sincere co-operation of local doctors. A Regional Student health home has been established in the college campus.

    • Poor and meritorious students are given aid in the form of concession in tuition fees only.
    • Students from the economically weaker section of the society (Scheduled Castes / Tribes/OBC/Physical Handicapped) get Govt. of India stipend through West Bengal Govt. to meet fees and other charges. Students belonging to religious minority groups also receive government scholarships.
    • Meritorious students are taken special care of by the State Govt. and College


    There are two separate Common Rooms for boys and girls. A number of Journals and Newspapers are subscribed for the students, these are available in the Common Room on production of Common Room Card. Provision for indoor games, viz Table Tennis, Carom and Chess are also there.


    The college has a cycle stand within the college premises where students and visitors keep their bi-cycle, motor-cycle etc.


    The college intends to set up very soon an extension activities cell to respond to community needs by way of conducting various extension and awareness programmes in association with NGOs and GOs. Extension Activities Cell of the College will conduct various activities to enhance the community orientation of the students so that they learn to see themselves as a part of the greater society.


    The college has also established a separate women’s cell to organize debate on the issues regarding women’s rights, women’s empowerment, gender equality, to invite women’s rights’ activists and conduct deliberation, to organize awareness campaign on different issues of gender violence and to identify the problems and needs of the female students of the College in order to redress them as far as practicable.


    The College has also taken up the issue and institute a cell to redress the grievances of the students and the staff. The students can drop their complaint note in the specified box located in the first floor of the College, just beside the College office. However, the student must identify himself/herself in that complaint letter by way of mentioning his/her class, and roll number.


    The college firmly believes that a worthy institution is expected not only to impart education to the students but also to provide them with valuable support for their progression from the college to further education or to the world of job market. The institute also believes that during their studentship in the college adequate scope should be provided for health-aids, entertainment, refreshment, complaint redressal etc. As mentioned earlier, our means are limited and therefore although we believe in providing students support, extending the same does not seem to be possible always. Yet we sincerely hope that in course of time the college will be able to develop the same.


    Career and Counseling cell has been formalized to enable the students to be confident to perform better and inculcation of guidance about market patterns and employability through campusing.


    The Central Notice Board is located on the ground floor of the College. Besides, each department has its own notice board which displays relevant information relating to examination schedules, results of class tests, seminars/workshops, extension lectures, change in schedules or in allotment of classrooms, class-routine, wall-magazines, suspension and resumption of classes, departmental academic calendar, modularization of syllabus etc. Therefore, students should keep themselves abreast of such information and look at the notice-board regularly.

  • »  SPORTS

    The College has a playground of its own within the college premises.

    It also offers facilities of physical exercise to its students through games like Football, Volleyball, Cricket, Kabadi and encourages athletics in the form of Annual Sports Meet.

    The College is affiliated to the Burdwan University Sports Board, and participates in inter-college competitions.

  • »  N.C.C.

    N.C.C. training is imparted to the girls & boys students of the College. Parades are held in the College Ground on Wednesday under 3rd Bengal Battalion, Serampore, Hooghly, of West Bengal and Sikim Directorate.

    Various camp such as ATC, CATC, NTC, AATC are organized through out of the year. Enrolment is made just after the staring of the 1st year classes. N.C.C. Cadets are eligible for ‘B’ and ‘C’ certificate examinations conducted by the Directorate at the middle of February of every year.

  • »  N.S.S.

    The four N.S.S. units of the College approved by the Burdwan University has started functioning since January 1990. College students, both male and female, may join the scheme as one of the Co-curricular Programmes under the guidance of a Programme officer who is a member of the teaching staff. Its regular activities include adoption of a village, road repairing, cleaning the college premises, mass literacy campaign and various other social service campaigns.

Tarakeswar Degree College is a relatively new college as compared to other colleges in the neighbourhood.

It was established twenty two years ago on 5th September- a day celebrated as the Teachers’ Day in memory of Dr. Sarbapally Radhakrishnan, a renowned Indian philosopher and educationist.

They worked relentlessly to transform their dreams into reality, to enlighten and ignite the minds of a large section of uneducated off-springs of peasant families.

His Holiness Sri Srimat Dandiswami Hrishikesh Ashram Mahanta Maharaj of Tarakeswar Math with his kindness and generosity donated 3.5 acres of prime land for the purpose of establishing the college campus.

Kind support from the Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Sri Anil Basu and Hon’ble Minister of Fire & Emergency Services Department, Govt. of West Bengal, Sri Pratim Chatterjee, Sri Shankar Ray Chowdhury, Ex-General of Army & Member of Rajya Sabha, who made liberal contributions from their Local Area Development Funds became instrumental in shaping the college.

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