Govt. of West Bengal
Bethune College
Bethune College
John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune

John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune

( 1801-1851 )

From the Principal's Desk

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

College Notices

Bethune College secured 50th rank nationally in NIRF ranking 2019 under college category. View Certificate  

UG Admission 2019-20

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U.G. Admission Notice 2019

U.G. Admission Scedule 2019

UG Information Brochure 2019

Notification regarding admission to diploma course in PC Application
All admitted students are required to pursue a 'Diploma Course (120hrs) in PC Application' conducted by WEBEL Informatics Ltd., Department of Information and Technology, Government of West Bengal in collaboration with Bethune College. Course Fee Rs. 2400/-'


PG Admission 2019-20

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Annual Function and Prize Distribution Ceremony of Bethune College

We cordially invite you to attend the Annual Function and Prize Distribution Ceremony of
Bethune College
, to be held on Wednesday, the 30 January, 2019 at 12 noon, in the college

Dr. Partha Chatterjee, Hon'ble Minister-in-Charges of Higher Education and Parliamentary
Affairs, Govt. of West Bengal will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest and will inaugurate
the new facilities in the college campus.
View Invitation and Programme Details

Academic Notices

22 February 2018

View time table for B.A. & B.Sc. Part-I Test Examination 2018

Results of B.A./B.Sc Part II Honours and General Selection Test will be declared on 22.2.2018.

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Bethune College

"Vidya Vindatey Amritam"
Knowledge Provides Immortal Bliss.

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

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