Chandernagore College, Hooghly

 
Chandernagore College, Hooghly
City Hugli, West Bengal, India
Affiliated to University of Burdwan, Bardhaman
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Chandernagore College
Strand Road, Chandernagore,
Hooghly, West Bengal
Pin: 712 136
Phone (033) 2683 5790 (EPBX), 2685 5001, 2685 5002
Fax (033) 2685 5001
Email [email protected]
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Chandernagore College, Hooghly is affiliated to University of Burdwan, Bardhaman

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    The origin of Chandernagore Government College dates back to the establishment of a French primary school Ecole de Sainte Marie (Saint Mary’s Institution) by the French catholic missionary Fr. Maglore Barthet, S.J. in 1862. In 1887, the then French administration at Chandernagore took over control of the institution, renaming it Ecole Publique des Garcons (Public Institution for the Boys). The institution effectively became a college in 1891 with the introduction of FA Course under Calcutta University, though it had to wait till 1901 to be renamed as College Dupleix. After being closed down since 1908 as the epicenter of Swadeshi movement, it was re-established in 1931 with I.A. and I.Sc. courses. In 1938, the college was brought under the control of the French Education Directorate and it was again renamed as “College Dupleix”. In 1945, the name of the college section of the “College Dupleix” became “College de Bussy”. In 1948 it was finally re-named “Chandernagore College” by the Free City Government. After the merger of the Free City with the Indian Union on June 9, 1952, the college came under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. In 1954, when the city was merged with the State of West Bengal, Chandernagore College was taken over by the Government of West Bengal. The College is a NAAC accredited (B++) institution affiliated to the University of Burdwan, with a morning and a day section. Students of both genders are enrolled here for under-graduate courses in Arts, Science & Commerce, and also in post-graduate courses in Bengali, Geography & French. Incidentally, this institution has the distinction of being the only government college in West Bengal that offers under-graduate and post graduate courses in French. The college is also a nodal centre for Netaji Subhas Open University, with different courses at the graduate and post graduate level on offer.”Chandernagore college is located on the artistically designed strand that extends along the west bank of the river Bhagirathi at Chandernagore. An amalgamation of cultures, French and Indian, the college today represent the best of both worlds. While offering Courses in three different streams- Science, Commerce and Humanities, the college tries to present a view of education that is holistic and equipped to meet the demands of intelligent and inquisitive young minds.

    The origins of Chandernagore College can be traced back to a French Primary School, the “Ecole de Sainte Marie”, established in 1862 by Father subsequently introduced. On December 15, 1887 The French Government took over control of the institute for the Jesuit Missionaries, renaming it “Ecole Publique des Garcons”. In 1891 the FA course of the University of Calcutta was introduced and in 1901 its name was changed once again to “College Dupleix”.The partition of Bengal in 1905 had its impact upon Chandernagore and the city was soon in the throes of the Swadeshi movement. The subdirector (Vice-Principle) of the college, Sir Charu Chandra Roy and several students were involved in revolved in revolutionary activities. Sir Roy was arrested and the College was closed down in 1908. however, the charges against Sir Roy could not be substantiated and he was released he then organized a movement for the restoration of higher education at Chandernagore, which resulted in the re-establishment of the “College Dupleix” on July 4, 1931. on July 17,1931 the West Bengal Government granted the college permission to teach I.A and I.Sc. under the University of Calcutta. On June 2,1938 by an order of the Governor of French India, the College received permanent status and was placed under the Education Department and English Honours in 1947 followed by Mathematics Honours in 1948 and Commerce Courses in 1949.

    Meanwhile, in November 1947, “Chandernagore College” by the Free City Government. Since then the College has been expanding in all directions. After the merger of the Free City with the Indian Union on June 9, 1952, the College came under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. In 1954, when the city was merged with West Bengal, Chandernagore College was taken over by the Government of West Bengal. This is the beginning of the present chapter in the history of the College.This year the College is going to celebrate its Platinum Jubilee commencing on from July 4, 2006 (Counted from the date of its re-establishment.) Since 1960, the College aggilated to Burdwan University. It offers Honours and General courses in various subjects of Arts, science and Commerce Post graduate course in Geography has been introduced in this College in the session 2001-2002. some new curses like Computer Science at the U.G level, P.G courses in Botany and Bengali may be introduced soon. The academic achievements of the students of this college has been consistently brilliant. The College is proud of its innumerable Alumni who were university toppers and are, at present, highly placed in various Research and Academic Institutions both in India and abroad.Besides conventional system of education, Chandernagore College study centre under Netaji Subhas Open University provides distance education in a number of subject in Arts, Science and Commerce stream.

    Chandernagore College, Hooghly offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Arts (BA)

    Chandernagore College, Hooghly offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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    Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

    Chandernagore College, Hooghly offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

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    Bachelor of Science (BSc)

    Chandernagore College, Hooghly offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
     
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        Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.