english honours college in kolkata

  1. Bethune College

Bethune College, a centre for academic excellence and achievement, started its journey in 1879. Being the first women’s college in India as well as in Asia, Bethune College produced the first two female graduates of the entire British colonial Empire who made their mark, left significant contributions and inspired generations to come. 

Facilities: Library

Computer (WEBEL)


Ethics and Value Education

Awards & Prizes


Financial Support

Women’s Studies Centre

Human Rights Cell

Career Counselling Cell

Psychological Counselling

Address: 181, Bidhan Sarani, Manicktala, Azad Hind Bag, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006

Contact No.: +913322571712

Email: bethunecollege1879@gmail.com

Website: http://www.bethunecollege.ac.in/

  1. Asutosh College Biochemistry Department

Asutosh College, since its inception in July, 1916, has been a leading centre of education in Kolkata. As it enters its hundredth year of existence, let us step back in time and retrace the steps of its evolution from an Intermediate College in South Calcutta to its present position as a premier institute of Undergraduate, Postgraduate Studies and Research, not only of Kolkata, but also of West Bengal and eastern India.

Courses: Post Graduate 

Under Graduate 


Diploma Under Community College (UGC)

M.A./ M.Sc./ M.Com Distance Education Admission

Safety Engineering Course

Certificate Course

Professional Course

Address: 10, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rd, Jatin Das Park, Patuapara, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700025


No.:   91 (033) 2455 4504

Email: mail@asutoshcollege.in

Website: https://asutoshcollege.in/new-web/about-biochemistry.html

  1. Loreto College

Founded in 1912, Loreto College is a women’s college affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It was the first college in West Bengal to be assessed by NAAC. It was awarded the highest rating of five stars in 2000. The College was Re-accredited by NAAC in December 2006 and was awarded an A grade. 

Courses: Group I:Education / Film Studies / Human Rights

Group II:History / Mathematics

Group III:Economics

Group IV:Political Science

Group V:Psychology / Journalism & Mass Communication

Group VI:English (Limited seats )

Group VII:Bengali / Hindi

Address: (formerly, 7, Sir William Jones Sarani, Park Street area, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071

Contact No.: +913322640952

Email: loretocollege1912@gmail.com /

Website: http://www.loretocollege.in/

  1. Scottish Church College Commerce Department

The spread of European education in alliance with the doctrine of Christianity had been an important impetus to missionary enterprise in India in the nineteenth century. Scottish Church College, established in 1830 as the General Assembly’s Institution and given its present name in 1929 is an institution born out of one such impetus.

Courses: Arts & Humanities



Business Administration


Address: H9P9+QM8, Manicktala, Azad Hind Bag, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006

Contact No.:  +91 33 2350 3862

Email:  principal@scottishchurch.ac.in

Website: http://www.scottishchurch.ac.in/UG/Commerce_about.php

  1. Sivnath Sastri College

Sivanath Sastri College, Kolkata, owes its origin to the City Group of Colleges. It is one of the oldest first-grade colleges in Bengal. The City College was founded in the year 1879 by a band of patriotic and dedicated workers headed by Late Ananda Mohan Bose, It has a long record of brilliant results and this claim is evident from its alumni crowded by many noble and illustrious daughters of Bengal.

Courses: B.A and B.Sc. 

  1. Com.




Women’s Studies

Political Science









Commerce (B.Com)

Address: 23/49, Gariahat Rd, Dhakuria, Kankulia, Jodhpur Park, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029

Contact No.: +913324611236

Email: sivanathsastricollege@yahoo.in`

Website: http://sivanathsastricollege.org/

  1. South Calcutta Girls’ College

The college was established in September 1932 – the third oldest girls’ college in West Bengal. The institution is bound to provide the best possible environment with hostel facilities. The college has focused on providing quality education with emphasis on all round development of its students. 




Address: 72, Sarat Bose Rd, Garcha, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal 700025

Contact No.: +913324753785

Email: southcalcuttagirlscollege@yahoo.com

Website: https://southcalcuttagirlscollege.com/welcome

  1. Bidhannagar College

BIDHANNAGAR COLLEGE, GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL, WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1984 IN SALT LAKE (BF-142), WITH THE AIM OF PROVIDING QUALITY EDUCATION TO STUDENTS OF SALT LAKE AND ADJOINING AREAS. Bidhannagar College began its glorious journey on June 25, 1984. It is a government college directly under the aegis of the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal.

Courses: Philosophy and History/ Political Science

History, Philosophy, Political Science

History and Philosophy/ Economics/ English

Political Science and Philosophy/ Bengali/ English

Education/Political Science and History/ Bengali / English

History/Anthropology/Geography and Philosophy/Political Science/ English

Address: City Center, 3rd Ave, EB-2, Sector 1, Bidhannagar, Kolkata, West Bengal 700064

Contact No.: +913323374761

Email: info.bidhannagarcollege@gmail.com

Website: http://www.bidhannagarcollege.org/

  1. Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray College

1950 Vijaygarh Jyotish Ray College came into existence as part of a larger historical reality known as Bengal Partition. Continuous with the struggle carried on by the victims of partition elsewhere, the college sprang up with the sole effort put in by those uprooted from the erstwhile East Bengal. In order to understand the historical struggle, its philosophy and the goals that compelled the birth and the subsequent growth of the college, the background and its location may be briefly outlined.

Courses: B. Sc. \



Address: 8, 2, Jadavpur Central Rd, Bijoygarh, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700032

Contact No.: +913324124082

Email: vjrcollege@rediffmail.com

Website: https://www.vijaygarhjrcollege.com/

  1. The Bhawanipur Education Society College

The Bhawanipur Education Society College was founded in 1966 with the motto “Education for Excellence” through the Bhawanipur Gujarati Education Society. Accredited by NAAC and affiliated to the University of Calcutta, BESC was created under Article 30 (1) of the Indian Constitution, which guarantees linguistic minorities, such as the Gujarati-speaking community in Kolkata, the right to establish and administer educational institutions of their choice. 

Courses: Arts



Business Administration

B.A (Hons)

B.Sc (Hons)

B.Com (Hons)

B.B.A (Hons)



Address: 5, Elgin Rd, Sreepally, Bhowanipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020

Contact No.: +913340195506

Email: info@thebges.edu.in

Website: http://thebges.edu.in/

  1. Calcutta Girls’ College

Calcutta Girls’ College was established in 1963 by noted academicians and social activists like Smt. Ena Ghosh, Bijoy Singh Nahar, the then Labour Minister of West Bengal, Labanya Probha Dutta (Ex-MLA) for the offering higher education to young working women. Since the last few decades the college has become the destination of young girls after their 10+2 examinations and the institution has been continuously upgrading itself with the changing needs of time.

Courses: Bengali








Political Science

Address: 3, Goal Tuli Lane, Lenin Sarani Road, Dharmatala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013

Contact No.: +913322653414

Website: http://www.calcuttagirlscollege.ac.in/

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