22 Jan 2018
Annual Prize Day 2018 will be held in the college premises on February 24th, 2018. All winners will be intimated in due course. All donors of endowment prizes are requested to contact the college office.
13 Jan 2018
The Career Counselling Committee is going to organise a
Campus Recruitment Drive by TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES for the
Third Year students.
The details of job description and online registration process have been already sent to the students. Students are to report to the department after registering, or any further information and queries, by 16.01.2018. View details...
07 November 2017
The Department of Physics, Bethune College, whose journey began in 1967 under the exemplary leadership of Prof Chameli Basu, is going to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Year by felicitating the respected teachers and members of that era.
Also the department is going to organize scientific lectures, seminars, activities by students and alumni from
11th November 2017 to 13th January 2018.
All are invited to join the inauguration programme on 11th November 2017 at 11:30am in the Centenary Hall, Bethune College, Kolkata. The programme schedule may be found here.
10 October 2017
College Fest 'Aalaap' will be held on December 20th and 21st, 2017
18 January 2018
The decades of 1980s and 1990s saw a rising awareness about the vital role that women's empowerment plays in the holistic development of a country. Incentivising women's higher education became a policy agenda for many developing nations. India also has taken various formal steps to enhance women's visibility in different walks of life with much success in the arena of education. Read more
Established in 1879, Bethune College ushered in, for the women of the nineteenth century, a new era of enlightenment and edification through education. This is a Government College under the aegis of the Department of Higher Education, West Bengal. Accredited in 2006 with the 'A' grade and having acquired the coveted status of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) by UGC and recognised by DST-FIST. Bethune College has celebrated 135 long years of tireless striving for knowledge which enriches the mind and ennobles the soul. The mission of the College has always been the development of a complete woman. Bethune College is committed to the cause of empowerment of women from all sectors including those who are socially and economically deprived through access to higher education enabling them to transform into intellectually vibrant, socially responsible, self-reliant women. Today women are leaders who epitomise the human values of caring, sharing and re-building societies sans stress and violence. The College provides literary and scientific education as well as empowers the students to be honest citizens of the nation. Read more
Stood First class First in the Mathematics Honours examination of the Calcutta University in 2006 from Bethune College, Kolkata. She completed her Post Graduation in Mathematics from the Indian Statistical Institute of Kolkata in 2008 and obtained her Ph.D. degree from the same Institute in 2011 with Algebraic Geometry as her field of specialization.
Thereafter it has been a dream journey for this budding young mathematician. She solved the "Zariski Cancellation Problem", which remained unresolved for nearly 70 years. In 2014, the Indian National Science Academy awarded her the INSA Young Scientist Award and in the citation, the Academy described her solution as "one of the best works in Algebraic Geometry in recent years done anywhere". Read more