Estd. in 1879

Bethune College, a centre for academic excellence and achievement, started its journey in 1879

The Journey

Accreditation

Accredited with A+ in 3rd cycle NAAC, 2023

NIRF Ranking

NIRF India Rankings 2023: College Category
Bethune College, Kolkata, West Bengal

Bethune College secured 78th rank Nationally in NIRF ranking 2023 under College category.   View NIRF Details

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
NAAC EXIT Meeting 2023

Accredited with A+ in 3rd cycle NAAC

The only Govt. College in West Bengal to be graded A+

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Abhijit Bhattacharyya
It is with deep sadness that we announce the untimely demise of
Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharyya on 8 Sep 2023, leaving behind a legacy of knowledge, compassion and dedication.

STATE LEVEL WORKSHOP

on
NIRF RANKING PREPARATIONS AT COLLEGE LEVEL
Organized By
Department of Higher Education
Government of West Bengal
Host Institution: Bethune College, Kolkata

SPEAKER
Swami Shastrajnananda
Secretary, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Narendrapur

Date: 13th September, 2023 Time: 11:30 Am (Registration: From 10:45 Am)
Venue: Bethune College Auditorium

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UG ADMISSION 2023

Admission to B.A. (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) (CBCS) Degree Course for the session 2023-24 under University of Calcutta

Online applications for admission will be received from 1st July, 2023 (from 4 p.m.) to 15th July, 2023 (up to 11.59 p.m.) 24x7 through the website: www.bethuneadmissions.ac.in

Visit the above website regularly for updated information.
Queries related to B.A./B.Sc. admission may be sent to : bethunecollegeadmission@gmail.com

UG Admission: Document Verification and Commencement of Class  Dated : 28 Jul 2023

UG Admission Information Brochure 2023

UG Admission Notice Dated : 29 Jun 2023

College Prospectus 2023

Please follow the websites for further details and updated information.

PG ADMISSION 2023

Bethune College offers post graduate course in the following subjects

  1. M.A in Bengali
  2. M.A in English
  3. M.Sc in Applied Psychology
  4. M.Sc in Botany
  5. M.Sc in Pure Mathematics
  6. M.Sc in Zoology

For admission to post graduate courses in Bethune College, candidates are requested to follow the M.A/ M.Sc admission related notice in the portal of the University of Calcutta.

Notices

PG Admission Notice 2023 (XIV) Fresh Application for M.A. in Bengali Dated 06.12.2023 View Notice NEW  
PG Admission Notice 2023 (XIII) Merit list against vacant seats Dated 06.12.2023 View Notice NEW 
M.Sc. Admission Notice 2023 (XII) for Filling of Post Graduate Seats Dated 05 Dec 2023 View Notice NEW  
Filling of vacant seats of Post Graduate Courses (M. A. Semester I) Admission 2023 (Revised) Dated 04 Dec 2023 View Notice NEW
Filling of vacant seats of Post Graduate Courses (M. A. Semester I) Admission 2023 Dated 01 Dec 2023 View Notice NEW
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Challans :
Challan 1 for M.Sc. |  ; Challan 2 for MA 2023 
Anti-ragging Forms :   NEW
Affidavit by Student | Affidavit by Parent / Guardian
PG Admission Notice II 2023 dated 11 Sep 2023 View Notice
PG Admission Notice I 2023 dated 25 Aug 2023 View Notice

College Notices

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  • 319/BC 06.11.2023
    College will remain closed on 27.11.2023

    The College will remain closed on 27.11.2023 as Holiday on account "Birthday of Guru Nanak" 

  • 319/BC 06.11.2023
    Inter-college Street Play Competition

    The Human Rights Cell and the Bethune College NSS unit are jointly organizing an Inter-college Street Play Competition on the theme "Dignity, Freedom and Justice for all". Registrations details is provided in the rulebook

  • 298/BC 29.09.2023
    Mental Health Awareness Program

    Department of Psychology in collaboration with Sayantani Adhikary Foundation will organize a mental health awareness program titled "In Search of Wellbeing" on 4th October, 2023.  View Notice 

  • 296/BC 29.09.2023
    College will remain closed on 02.10.2023

    The College will remain closed on 02.10.2023 as Holiday on account of 'Gandhi Jayanti' View Notice 

  • 290/BC 26.09.2023
    Inauguration of the Communicative English Certificate Course

    The Thirty-hours Communicative English Certificate Course fur UG Semester 5 & 6 of academic session 2023-24 will begin on and from Tuesday, 03.10.2023 View Notice 

  • 289/BC 23.09.2023
    Ethics & Value Education Examination Notice

    Ethics & Value Education Examination Notice for Sem 3 students View Notice 

  • 288/BC 22.09.2023
    College will remain closed on 25.09.2023 and 28.09.2023

    The College will remain closed on 25.09.2023 on account of 'Karam Puja' and on 28.09.2023 on account of 'Fateha-Dwaz-Dahamí.  View Notice 

Events and Activities

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  • Date : 03 Oct 2023
    Inauguration of the Communicative English Certificate Course

    The Thirty-hours Communicative English Certificate Course fur UG Semester 5 & 6 of academic session 2023-24 will begin on and from Tuesday, 03.10.2023 View Notice  |  View Flyer

  • Date : 04 Oct 2023
    Mental Health Awareness Program

    Department of Psychology in collaboration with Sayantani Adhikary Foundation will organize a mental health awareness program titled "In Search of Wellbeing" on Borderline Personality Disorder. View Flyer

  • Date : 04-05 Oct 2023
    Ethics & Value Education Examination Notice

    Ethics & Value Education Examination Notice for Sem 3 students View Notice

Annual Prize Distribution 2022


Painting of Chandramukhi Bose,
the first Principal of Bethune College

On 9.10.2023, a painting of Chandramukhi Bose, the first Principal of Bethune College, by Sri Nirmalendu Mandal, was presented to the college by three illustrious former principals, Prof. (Dr.) Pushpa Mishra, Prof.(Dr.) Manimala Das and Prof.(Dr.Mamata Ray) at a brief ceremony held in the Centenary Hall.  View Gallery

IN SEARCH OF WELL BEING

SAYANTANI ADHIKARY FOUNDATION
In collaboration with DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
organises MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAMME
Topic : WORRYING IS SUFFERING: LIFE WITH ANXIETY View Flyer
Date : December 9, 2023 | Time : 12 pm onwards | Venue : At Centenary Hall, Bethune College.

One Day Seminar for The Advancement of The Knowledge in Physics

8th ANANTA KUMAR SARKER & SNEHALATA SARKER MEMORIAL ONE DAY SEMINAR
FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE KNOWLEDGE IN PHYSICS View PDF
Organized by Department of Physics, Bethune College
Date: 16.12.2023 | Time: 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Bethune College Auditorium

Inter-College Street-Play

Theme : "Dignity, Freedom and Justice for all"
Date : 6th December 2023 |
Venue : Bethune College Premises
Time : 11:00 a.m. onwards |  View Details


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

Under Graduate Courses Post Graduate Courses


From the Principal's Desk

Dr. Anushila Hazra Bhattacharya
Officer-in-Charge [View Profile]

Bethune College, established in 1879 and the first women's college in Asia, can proudly boast of being the alma mater of some of the most outstanding women in society over the last 143 years, starting with Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu. The institution is a living illustration of the ideals and vision of its founder, John Elliot Drinkwater Bethune, and has remained fully committed to the cause of education and empowerment of women. Read more...


Ethics and Value Education Lectures 2022-2023

Inauguration of Ethics and Value Education Compulsory Certificate course 2022-203 Session on 13th Dec 2022 View Session

Annual College Sports Day 2023

Annual College Sports Day 2023

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Independence Day 2022

Independence Day 2022

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Inaugural session for the "Bratachari Certificate Course"

The inaugural session for the "Bratachari Certificate Course" for the session 2022-23 will be jointly organized by the Bengal Bratachari Society, Kolkata and NSS Unit of the College. The seminar is compulsory for all registered Bratachari students (UG Semester-III) for the session 2022-23. Interested students (UG Semester-III) and faculty members can also join. All NSS members are also requested to attend the program.  View Flyer

Date: 26.08.2021(Friday) | Time: 2:00 P.M. onwards
 

College Publications
12th August 2022

College Heritage Publications

The IXth Volume of the interdisciplinary journal of the college Heritage was released on 12.8.22 View all College Publications

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

Bethune College : Virtual Tour

Virtual Campus 360° Tour

Explore Bethune College Campus

Our Achievers
 

Some of our eminent achievers

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They Make Us Proud
 

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Know About Them

Illustrious Alumna
 

Illustrious Alumna of Bethune College, Kolkata 19th century- 20th century

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