Maulana Azad College Logo

Maulana Azad College Kolkata , West Bengal

  •   ESTD 1926

About Maulana Azad College, Kolkata

Maulana Azad College was established in the year 1926 as Islamia College by Victor Bulwe-Lytton, then Governor of Bengal. Post-independence the institute was named as the Central Calcutta College and later in 1960, the institute was renamed as ‘Maulana Azad College' which is affiliated to the University of Calcutta and functions under the administrative control of the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal. The institute was accredited B++ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the year 2007. The college is located at Central Kolkata, West Bengal near the junction of Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road and SN Banerjee Road.

Maulana Azad College offers numerous Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses in the field of Arts, Science and Commerce with a maximum number of enrollments in the Arts stream. The institute functions with the mission of serving both Men and Women students, including the first-generation degree-seekers from the Minority Communities and Economically Weaker Sections of the Society and imparts education with the objective of ‘Changing Times by introducing New Courses of study and Enrichment Programmes'. The college also emphasizes on enhancing individual growth and supports scholarly activities.

The campus area has a three-storied building with two four-storied annex buildings comprising of Classrooms, Seminar Halls, Tutorial Spaces, Laboratories, Networking & Wi-Fi Connectivity, Museums maintained by Zoology department, Library, Language Laboratory, Playground, Common Room, and Gymnasium. The college provides hostel facility for the Muslim male candidates who do not have a residence in or around Kolkata. The Boys' Hostel i.e. Baker Government Hostel is located at Smith Lane, Kolkata, whereas, the girls' hostel is under construction with assistance from University Grant Commission (UGC). The library at Maulana Azad College carries nearly 90 thousand books with 29 Journals or Periodicals. The institute also organizes five yearly festivals i.e. MAC Festival, Saraswati Puja, Miladun- Nabi, Mushaira, and Milanutsav.

The institute offers Under Graduate courses in following subjects:

Arabic, Bengali, English, Persian, Sanskrit, Urdu, Islamic History & Culture, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, Botany, Chemistry, Economics, Microbiology, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, and Accounting & Finance.

Eligibility for Under Graduate Courses:

The candidate must have passed Higher Secondary Examination i.e. 10+2 either from Council of Higher Secondary Education, West Bengal or from an equivalent examination board recognized by the University of Calcutta with at least five subjects including English.

The institute offers Post Graduate courses in following subjects:

English, Urdu and Zoology.

Eligibility for Post Graduate Courses:

The candidate must possess an Under Graduate degree of at least three years from a University recognized by the University of Calcutta.

Scholarships at Maulana Azad College:

  • Kanyashree for female candidates
  • Merit-cum-means scholarship of the Government of West Bengal
  • Student Aid Fund generated by the students and for the students.
  • UGC single girl child fellowships for handicapped students
  • National scholarship INSPIRE fellowship for students of science stream
  • Scholarship from West Bengal Minority Development & Financial Corporation
  • Scholarships for differentially abled students granted by W. B. Mass Education Department
  • Scholarships to the candidates whose parents are Bidi workers
  • Scholarships from private sponsors

Courses Offered

 4

Student Reviews

Help other aspirants by sharing your review of this college

Sort Reviews By

Showing Results for Most Detailed Reviews
4 months ago

Abhishek C MA  Student

PG College 5.0

The subject was history in which I have done my degree and this is my 1st year in the course and there is always direct admission process in the college.
Showing Results for Latest Reviews
4 months ago

Abhishek C MA  Student

PG College 5.0

The subject was history in which I have done my degree and this is my 1st year in the course and there is always direct admission process in the college.
Showing Results for Most Helpful Reviews
4 months ago

Abhishek C MA  Student

PG College 5.0

The subject was history in which I have done my degree and this is my 1st year in the course and there is always direct admission process in the college.

Are you a student here?

The more you express, greater is the extent to which you can help other aspiring students. Your experience is extremely valuable

Maulana Azad College, Kolkata Admission Reviews

Abhishek C 4 months ago
MA
Selection Procedure: Other
Entrance Exam Appeared For: Other

Location & Contact Info

Address
8, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road, Kolkata, West Bengal

Facilities Available

Library      
Computer Lab      
Auditorium      
Medical      
Cafeteria      
Guided Admission

Faculty

Dr. Pratap Chandra Ray
Position: Principal
Abhishek C MA4 months ago
The faculties of the college are all great in many ways.
Verification Message Sent
Please enter OTP sent to your mobile Phone
Phone no : Edit
Send OTP
Submit
Resend OTP
Retry in 00