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City College - Kolkata, Kolkata Kolkata , West Bengal

 ESTD 1981

About City College - Kolkata, Kolkata

City College Kolkata was established in the year 1879 as a High School in West Bengal by the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj and was elevated to college status in the year 1881. The institute is affiliated to Calcutta University and accredited by NAAC. The  City College offer Courses at Under Graduate level for various disciplines namely, Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, and Commerce.

Academic Departments at City College Kolkata:

The institute has separate academic departments for various specializations. Following is the list of academic departments at City College Kolkata:

  • Department of Bengali
  • Department of Botany
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Environmental Studies
  • Department of Hindi
  • Department of History
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Sanskrit
  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Zoology

Facilities at City College Kolkata:

Facility

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Library

The central library at City College Kolkata houses 44,619 books on various subjects of Arts, Commerce and Science streams.

Common Room

A spacious common room which involves facilities for playing indoor games such as Table Tennis, Carom, Chess, etc.

Numerous journals are also available in Common Room.

Medical Services

The college has a tie-up with Students' Health Home that provides medical benefits to the students.

Canteen

Several Canteens inside the college campus area.

Gymnasium

A well-equipped modern multigym for students.

Internet Facilities

Internet facility will be available for students in the library and at various academic departments namely Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, and Commerce.

Grievance Redressal Cell

The college listens to the grievances of the students at the GRC which comprises of the teaching staff.

Career and Counselling Cell

The cell aims of sensitizing the students about upcoming opportunities and groom them for the industry.

Books and Stationery Store

The books and stationery store at City College Kolkata provides most of the textbooks to the students.

Concession of Fees

The college offers fee-waiver for poor but meritorious students.

Activities at City College Kolkata:

Activities

Details

Games and Sports

The college participates in various tournaments organized by the Calcutta University and provides required training for various sports.

Magazines and Publications

The college publishes following magazines or publications on a yearly basis- Sanchayan-Annual Magazine, Smarnika, Departmental Wall Magazines, Special Publications.

Cultural Programmes

Shangri-la is the cultural festival of city college Kolkata, organized by the Students' Union.

Excursions

An annual-excursion for the students is organized by the Students' union. Various departmental excursions are also conducted.

Social Outreach

The NSS unit at the college provides a formal platform to encourage students to participate in social welfare programmes.

Centers and Societies

The college has various societies to expand all-round knowledge of the students.

Special Programmes

UGC has sponsored a special programme at the City College Kolkata called- Foundation Course in Human Rights and Duties Education.

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11 months ago

Chandabon BSc  Student

My UG College 4/5

Established in 1881 city college is the oldest college in our city and that is why everyone in the city wants to join this college and that makes this college a 10 on 10 college their education, student environment and many other things are all awesome here.  ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4.5/5

This is the best college in the city for education due to there professors
10 months ago

Amit Paul BCom  Student

Overview 4/5

The college is affiliated Calcutta university and there are percentage criteria in the college and the education is good but there are no placements and in my college, there are various events organized by the college authorities for the students. ...Read Full Review
11 months ago

SAYAN JANA BA  Student

UG College 4/5

This is the UG College of mine and also it is a very old college in the city and it is 8/10 college in many ways and was very happy to study here and the college is affiliated with the Calcutta University.  ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4/5

In this old college in the city, education is all best
1 year ago

Parvez Alam BCom  Student

Reasons why I chose this College. 3/5

In order to take admission, candidates will have to fill the application form available on the website and at the Admission Office in the college. The candidates who are eligible will be given admission. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT

The placement of the college is good. There are many MNC companies visiting the college. The placement cell helps in the getting and organizing the placements in the college.
1 year ago

Parvez Alam BCom  Student

Overview 3/5

Overall, it is a great college to study in which provides a proper balance between work and personal life. There are many extracurricular activities available in college from time to time. ...Read Full Review
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3 months ago

Ajay Kumar Behera Diploma In Hotel Management, Catering & Tourism  Student

Overview 5/5

The best college I have ever had one of the best hotel management college it was a dream to do my hotel management in this college. ...Read Full Review
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10 months ago

Amit Paul BCom  Student

Overview 4/5

The college is affiliated Calcutta university and there are percentage criteria in the college and the education is good but there are no placements and in my college, there are various events organized by the college authorities for the students. ...Read Full Review
11 months ago

Annyesha Home Roy BA  Student

Overview 3/5

I believe that the college has a great potential to be counted as one of the best colleges in India . however it still needs to improve upon the infrastructure and academic management. ...Read Full Review
11 months ago

SAYAN JANA BA  Student

UG College 4/5

This is the UG College of mine and also it is a very old college in the city and it is 8/10 college in many ways and was very happy to study here and the college is affiliated with the Calcutta University.  ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4/5

In this old college in the city, education is all best
11 months ago

Chandabon BSc  Student

My UG College 4/5

Established in 1881 city college is the oldest college in our city and that is why everyone in the city wants to join this college and that makes this college a 10 on 10 college their education, student environment and many other things are all awesome here.  ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4.5/5

This is the best college in the city for education due to there professors
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1 year ago

Rajni Kumari BSc  Student

Best place to walk-in with all your heart and soul. 3/5

City College - Kolkata is a college located in Kolkata which provides every facility to students. Faculties in this college is amazing ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 3.5/5

placements - college don't provide placemnets to students
1 year ago

Ranjit Singh BCom  Student

A college with cooperative teachers. 4/5

Situated in Kolkata, admission to BCom course is based on 12th class score. Infrastructure is fine. Canteen of the college is not so good. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 3/5

Small companies come for placements. Only some good offers are given.
1 year ago

Parvez Alam BCom  Student

Reasons why I chose this College. 3/5

In order to take admission, candidates will have to fill the application form available on the website and at the Admission Office in the college. The candidates who are eligible will be given admission. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT

The placement of the college is good. There are many MNC companies visiting the college. The placement cell helps in the getting and organizing the placements in the college.
1 year ago

Parvez Alam BCom  Student

Overview 3/5

Overall, it is a great college to study in which provides a proper balance between work and personal life. There are many extracurricular activities available in college from time to time. ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

CHANDAN MAJHI BCom  Student

Overview 5/5

my college is the best college in the world. it's like a school. all of my professor very educated. ...Read Full Review

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City College - Kolkata, Kolkata Admission

City College Kolkata was established as a High School in the year 1879 and was granted the status of the college in the year 1881. The college is affiliated to the Calcutta University and accredited by NAAC. The  City College offer courses at Under Graduate level namely, B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com. in 14 disciplines.

Highlights of Admission at City College Kolkata:

  • The application process for all the courses is conducted through online mode i.e. the candidate is required to visit the official website of City College to apply for admission.
  • The candidate seeking admission in City College Kolkata can apply for more than one course but must fill a separate application form for separate courses.
  • The candidates seeking admission in B.A., B.Sc., and B.Com. must have passed class XII in relevant subjects from any of the following boards- WBCHSE/ ISC/ CBSE/ NIOS/ WBCROS Boards.  
  • The admissions are based on merit.
  • The merit list is based on the candidate's performance in the qualifying examination.

Important Dates for admission in City College Kolkata:

Schedule

Important Dates

Online Applications begin

May 31, 2019

Online Applications end

June 11, 2019

Payment of Application Fee

From June 1, 2019, to June 12, 2019

Declaration of Merit List

June 16, 2019

Declaration of Merit List (Sports Quota)

June 23, 2019

Submission of grievance regarding Merit List

June 17, 2019

Admissions start

June 21, 2019

Document Verification

From June 22, 2019, to June 28, 3019

Document Verification (Sports Quota)

June 27, 3019

Admission in B.Sc., B.Com., B.A.:

  • The candidates seeking admission in Under Graduate courses offered by City College Kolkata must have passed class XII with relevant subjects from the board recognized by the University of Calcutta i.e. WBCHSE/ ISC/ CBSE/ NIOS/ WBCROS.
  • Admissions are provided on the basis of candidate's performance in the qualifying examination.
  • The candidate must possess a minimum of 50 percent aggregate in class XII.
  • The candidate must also possess a minimum of 45 percent aggregate in the relevant subject.
  • A relaxation of 5 percent is provided to the candidates of the reserved category.
  • Only those candidates who have passed class XII in 2018 or 2019 can apply for admission.
  • The candidate must have studied English as a mandatory subject in class XII.
  • The candidates of SC/ ST category who are from other states will be considered as the General Category candidates by the College.

How to apply for City College Kolkata?

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of City College at citicollegekolata.org
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Admission' link available on the right corner of the home page
  • Step 3: Fill the application form
  • Step 4: Pay the application fee of INR 200 either through online payment mode or at any branch of the State Bank of India
  • Step 5: Submit the application form
  • Step 6: Take a print out of the confirmation page

List of documents required for admission at City College Kolkata:

  • Print out of the Application Form
  • Passport-size photographs
  • Proof of payment of admission fees
  • Class X- and XII-Mark sheets
  • Caste Certificate, for the candidates of the Reserved Category

Faculty

50 PHD faculty

     118 faculty

Dr. (Mrs.) Tapasya Ghosh
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Novel
Dr. Basudev Chakraborty
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Comparative Literature
Dr. Debasis Sardar
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Drama
Dr. Anirban Manna
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Folklore
Sri Bratyabrata Basu
Position: Assistant Professor
Parvez Alam BCom1 year ago
All the faculty members in the college have at least 5 years of teaching background with a proper de
Chandabon BSc11 months ago
This is the best college in the city for education due to there professors ...Read Full Review

Location & Contact Info

Address
102/1, Raja Rammohan Sarani, College Street, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700009

Facilities Available

Library      
The library of the City College has over 44000 books, 8 journals, 14 periodicals etc.
Computer Lab      
The institute has a computer lab on the campus with latest computer machines, software, and internet facility etc.
Gym      
The institute has a gym on the campus with modern machines and tools like treadmill, dumbbells etc.
Lab      
The institute has a well-equipped lab in the campus with latest equipment and tools.
Medical      
The college provides medical facility to the students at normal charges.
Cafeteria      
The institute has a cafeteria in the campus in which they are providing healthy and nutritious food to both student and staff.

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