Estd. in 1879

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

The Journey


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


NIRF Ranking

Bethune College has been placed in the 77th position in the College Category in NIRF ranking (2021). It is the only Government College from West Bengal to feature among the first hundred colleges in the country

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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

B.A./B.Sc. Hons (CBCS) Examination 2022

B.A./B.Sc. Hons (CBCS) Examination 2022 Semester 3 & 5 & B.A. / B.Sc. Hons(1+1+1) Part I & Part II Examination 2022 are announced to be held on and from 15th January 2022 as per schedule of University of Calcutta. View Notice | View Schedule

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Dated : 11.12.2021

Odd Semester and Parts I & II Undergraduate Examinations

Odd Semester and Parts I & II Undergraduate Examinations (2021-22) View Notice

College Notices

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  • No. 6/BC  Date : 10 January 2022
    B.A./B.Sc. Hons (CBCS) Examination 2022

    B.A./B.Sc. Hons (CBCS) Exam 2022 Sem 3 & 5 & B.A. / B.Sc. Hons(1+1+1) Part I & Part II Exam 2022 to be held on and from 15th Jan 2022. View Notice | View Schedule

  • No. 1288-Edn(A)/10M-43/21 Date : 14 December 2021
    Governing Body of Bethune College

    The Governor is pleased to constitute the Governing Body of Bethune College, Kolkata View Details

  • No. 203/BC Date : 14 December 2021
    Classes during 17th and 20th December 2021

    All classes during 17th and 20th December 2021 will be held only through on-line mode. View Notice

  • No. 195/BC Date : 11 December 2021
    Odd Semester and Parts I & II Undergraduate Examinations

    Odd Semester and Parts I & II Undergraduate Examinations (2021-22) View Notice

  • 10 December 2021
    International Human Rights Day

    The International Human Rights Day will be observed by Bethune College on 14th December, 2021 View Flyer  | View Notice

  • 02 December 2021
    Downloading of CU Registration Form for UG Semester-I Students

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  • No. 187/BC Date : 01 December 2021
    Bethune College Students' Committee

    Bethune College Students' Committee formed for the academic session 2021-22 View Details

Events and Activities

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  • 21 December 2021
    AALAP Inauguration 2021

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  • 30 November 2021
    16th Bethune College Tuesday Lecture

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  • 22 December 2021
    Intra-college Competition cum Annual College Fest AALAP 2021

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  • 29 - 30 November 2021

    An awareness program on college biodiversity will be organized for the NSS volunteers.

  • 23 November 2021

    NSS unit will organize a campus cleaning and maintenance drive.

  • 22 November 2021

    NSS unit will organize a toilet cleaning and maintenance drive to celebrate World Toilet Day.

Remembering Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

Remembering Pandit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar

Students' Week

Date: 1st Jan 2022 - 7th Jan 2022
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Students' Week Webinar

Awareness About Present Pandemic With Special Emphasis On Omicron
Date : 02 Jan 2022 | Time : 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM View Flyer
Platform : Zoom & YouTube

Covid-19 Vaccination of Bethune College Students

Posted : 05 Oct 2021

Covid-19 Vaccination of Bethune College Students

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15 May 2021

Education World Rankings

EW India Non-autonomous Colleges Rankings

Bethune College, Kolkata
Year 2021 2020 2019 2018
Ranking 16 28 22 68

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Bethune College : Virtual Tour

Virtual Campus 360° Tour

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বেথুন কলেজের প্রাক্তনী ও রসায়ন বিভাগের প্রাক্তন প্রধান ড. রমা সুরের পুত্র শ্রীযুক্ত স্নেহাশিস মুরের উদ্যোগে বেথুন কলেজ সম্মিলনীর শতবর্ষে ঈশ্বরচন্দ্র বিদ্যাসাগর ও লোকমাতা নিবেদিতার মূর্তি বেথুন কলেজ প্রাঙ্গণে প্রতিষ্ঠিত ও উন্মোচিত হলো ।


28 June 2021

Bethune College COVID Relief

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31 Mar 2021

Inauguration of online publication of Heritage Journal VII 2020

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21 Mar 2021
Inauguration of Gymnasium

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03 September 2021
Sammilani Satabarshiki and Inauguration of Bethune Archive

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Annual College Sports Day 2021

Annual College Sports Day 2021

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Annual Prize Day 2021

Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony 2021

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Poster Making and Essay Writting Competition

Bethune College collaborates with Sister Nivedita University

Bethune College collaborates with Sister Nivedita University, Department of Hospitality and Tourism on 21st April, 2021 View Gallery

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

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. 

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 [View 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

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

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