City College, Kolkata

 
City College, Kolkata
City Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Address
102/1 ,
Raja Rammohan Sarani
Kolkata - 700 009 ,
W.B,
INDIA
Phone 033 2350 - 6505, 033 2360 - 7463
Email [email protected]
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City College, Kolkata is affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata

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    With its imposing legacy, City College Kolkata refers back to the golden days of the Bengal Renaissance. In 1881, stalwarts of the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj envisaged a holistic system of education for the younger generation. Since its inception, City College Kolkata has been retaining that 'man-making' vision.This college provides a stimulating environment where young minds have a fair chance to bloom into mature intellects. The college offers a wide choice of undergraduate courses both at honours and general level in disciplines of Arts, Science and Commerce. City College Kolkata draws its academic strength from its competent faculties, well-equipped laboratories and an exceptionally resourceful library. Seminars, workshops and various extension programmes further liven up the institutional ambience.
    In its long run of 129 years, City College in north Kolkata can boast of playing Alma Mater to numerous illustrious minds of Bengal's progressive past and present. And, the future of this trend surely holds myriad promises for the posterity.

    City College is one of the remarkable heritage institutions of Calcutta ( now , Kolkata ) which played a prominent social role in the wake of the Bengal Renaissance of the nineteenth century. This college has passed through the meandering course of time and various stages of change before reaching its present status.

    City College owes its origin to the intensive effort for spread of English education in Bengal, towards the end of the nineteenth century, by several educationists and philanthropists. In a fledgling form this institution was founded as a High School on 6th January 1879, by late Ananda Mohan Bose in collaboration with two other educationists, Pandit Shibnath Sastri and Sir Surendra Nath Banerjee of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj. Sivanath Sastri was the first Secretary of the school committee and also its first Headmaster. After Only two years in the year 1881 the High School was developed into a College and F.A classes were opened. The college was founded by late Ananda Mohan Bose, M.A., Barrister-at-Law and the first Indian wrangler of Cambridge University. Pandit Sivanath Sastri, some veteran educationists, and a few other stalwarts of Sadharan Brahmo Samaj rendered their best help to the cause of the Institution and joined its tutorial staff. Umesh Chandra Dutta, also a Brahmo stalwart, became the first Principal of City College. The College was first established in an old house. After a short while, that house at 13, Mirzapur Street (Now Surya Sen Street) was purchased for the City College.From the inception, the City College has been managed by Sri Ananda Mohan Bose, Sri Sivanath Sastri and other Brahmo leaders who handed over the management to Sadharan Brahmo Samaj which founded the Brahmo Samaj Education Society (B.S.E.S.) City College from its modest start has grown into a mighty institution during the period of about 130 years. At present it has a strength of nearly 3000 students. The college now offers a wide range of subject options to the students so that a majority of them may find a subject suited to his/her aptitude and career objectives. There are 14 subjects in which Honours courses are offered - Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Botany, Zoology, Physiology and Commerce. Besides, general courses are offered in three different streams – B.A., B.Com. and B.Sc. (Physical Science and Biological Science).

    City College, Kolkata offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

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

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc)

    City College, Kolkata 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.