Estd. in 1879

First Women's College in Asia

 

Accreditation

Reaccredited at the 'A' Level by NAAC (Cycle 2), 2015

 

NIRF Ranking

Secured 88th rank natonally in NIRF ranking 2020 under college category

 

DBT Star College

Received financial support under the DBT Star College Scheme of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India in 2020 more

College Notices

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  • 13 Apr 2021
    Call for papers

    The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Bethune College Kolkata invites original papers in English for publication View details 

  • 07 Apr 2021
    Refund against admission cancellation

    Notice Refund against admission cancellation View Details

  • 01 Apr 2021
    Refund of admission (UG) fee

    Notice for refund of admission (UG) fee against Admission cancellation View Notice

  • 12 Mar 2021
    PG Sem 1 Refund Notice

    View PG Sem1 Refund Notice 2021

  • 21 Feb 2021
    Notice for Form Fill up and Document verification

    Students of UG Semester-I (B.A./B.Sc.) are asked to go through the following procedures for Online Form fill up for B.A./B.Sc. Semester-I Examination, 2020 and Document Verification View notice

  • 12 Feb 2021
    B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Semester 1 (Hons./Gen./Major) Examination, 2020

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  • 05 Feb 2021
    B.A./B.Sc. 3rd & 5th Sem (Hons.) Exam 2020

    Online application submission for B.A./B.Sc. 3rd & 5th Semester (Hons.) Examination 2020. CU on-line application portal open from 08.02.2021  View details

  • 01 Feb 2021
    Certificate Course in Ethics and Values

    The Certificate Course in Ethics and Values for all first year students (in the first two semesters) of Bethune College to begin from the second week of February, 2021.

Events and Activities

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  • 31 Mar 2021
    Essay Writing & Poster Making Competition

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  • 31 Mar 2021
    Inauguration of online publication of Heritage Journal VII 2020

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  • 20 Feb 2021
    Annual Sports Day and Inauguration of Gymnasium

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  • 27 Feb 2021
    Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2021

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  • 17 Feb 2021
    Mini Book Fair

    A collection of essays, poems and experiences documenting six months of lockdown owing to Covid 19, published by IQAC, Bethune College, was formally released by the Principal, Professor Krishna Roy on 17/10/2020. View Details

  • 26 Jan 2021
    10th Bethune College Tuesday Lecture

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  • 17 Dec 2021
    Prohor Punthi : Atimari 2020

    A collection of essays, poems and experiences documenting six months of lockdown owing to Covid 19, published by IQAC, Bethune College, was formally released by the Principal, Professor Krishna Roy on 17/10/2020. View Details


Certificate Course in Ethics and Values

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In continuation of the 30-hour online Certificate Course in Ethics and Value Education for UG First Year (Sem 1 and Sem2) students organised in collaboration with IQAC, Bethune College, the details of the 5th lecture are as follows :
09 April 2021, Friday 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Topic : Violation of Women's rights in India
Speaker : Smt. Titi Mukherjee

State Aided College Teacher Category- II, Bethune College

All teachers are requested to attend the same.  Registration link will be provided.

31 Mar 2021

Inauguration of online publication of Heritage Journal VII 2020

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Poster Making and Essay Writting Competition

Essay Writing & Poster Making Competition
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Annual College Sports Day 2021
 

Annual College Sports Day 2021

Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2021

Annual Prize Day 2021
Gymnasium
21 Mar 2021
Inauguration of Gymnasium

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Bethune College : Virtual Tour

Virtual Campus 360° Tour

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Kanyashree Day

Felicitation on Kanyashree Day

On the basis of performance for the implementation of Kanyashree Prakalpa during 2019-2020, Bethune College has seen selected as one of the best performing colleges under DPMU, Kolkata. The college will be felicitated on Kanyashree Day 2020 at the State Level Celebration at Rabindra Sadan on 14th Aug 2020. 

COllege Publications
22nd December 2020

College Publications

 A number of publications namely AALAP 2020 (In retrospect and in perspective), VOICES BEYOND SILENCE: ISSUES AND INSIGHTS and two proceedings of seminars on ENVIRONMENT: ISSUES AND CONCERNS, and CAREER COUNSELING AND SOFTSKILL DEVELOPMENT were formally released by the Principal Prof. Krishna Roy on 22nd December 2020 View all College Publications

Independence Day Celebration

Like every year, Independence Day was celebrated by Bethune College on 15th August, 2020 View Schedule | View in YouTube

Covid Poster

Initiatives towards COVID-19

Online Counseling for students, faculty and staff of Bethune College is available every day between 11am to 12noon and 9 to 10pm

Mental Health & Well-Being of Students during and after COVID-19 outbreak


Why choose Bethune College?

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. Know more

Programmes Offered

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From the Principal's Desk

Prof. Dr. Krishna Roy [Profile]

Bethune College, Kolkata, holds the singular distinction of being Asia's first women's college and this unique position is due to its glorious past and continuous association with women's education, societal struggles and their empowerment. In the field of Higher Education this is a rare achievement as this institution has been the forerunner amongst other educational institutions, Read more...


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Illustrious Alumna
 

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