Presidency College, Kolkata

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Presidency College, Kolkata in West Bengal is one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges of India. It was established as Hindu College, on January 20, 1817 in Calcutta. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, the great social reformer, headed its foundation committee.

It was later renamed as Presidency College in 1855. It was placed under the control of the University of Calcutta in 1857. Presidency College was one of the first colleges in India to admit female students with the first girl student attending class in 1897.

Considered as Harvard of India, Presidency College has undergraduate and graduate degrees in natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. The courses offered are

Undergraduate Courses

B.A. Courses
  • Bengali
  • English
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Hindi
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
B. Sc Courses
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Physiology
  • Statistics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry

Postgraduate Courses

M.A. Courses
  • Bengali
  • English
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • History
  • Hindi
  • Philosophy
  • Mathematics (Applied)
  • Mathematics (Pure)
  • Political Science
M.Sc. Courses
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Physiology
  • Mathematics (Applied)
  • Mathematics (Pure)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
Contact Information

Presidency College, Kolkata
86/1 College Street, Pin - 700073
Kolkata (Calcutta)
West Bengal
India
Phone: 22411960
Website: http://education.vsnl.com/presidency

Last Updated on : 16/07/2013