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+

View NAAC visit Gallery

Admission to 4-Year B.A. /B.Sc. (with or without research under CCF, 2022) Degree Course for the session 2024-25 under the University of Calcutta


The link of the Centralized Admission portal launched by the Department of Higher Education, Government of West Bengal for UG admission 2024-25 is https://wbcap.in

UG Admission 2024

PG ADMISSION 2024

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. Details coming soon.

Observation of World Environment Day

Observation of World Environment Day by Bethune College NSS Unit & Students' Activity Cell on 05June 2024. 
Date : 5th June 2024
Time : 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Venue : Centenary Hall | View Flyer

Seminar on World Environment Day

Organised by : Department of Zoology

Date : 5th June 2024
Venue : Department of Zoology,
Chandramukhi Bhavan,
Theory Classroom - 01
Time : 01:00 PM Onwards | View Flyer

VALUE ORIENTED LIFE SKILL EDUCATION

Value Oriented Life Skill Education

Internal Quality Assurance Cell present a seminar on VALUE ORIENTED LIFE SKILL EDUCATION (Optional CVAC Course)
Resource Person : Dr. Sharmila Banerjee Professor (Retd.) Department of Economics University of Calcutta

Date : 18 April 2024
Time : 12:30 pm
Venue :  Auditorium |  View Flyer

College Notices

View all notices
  • 150/BC  14.06.2024
    Holiday

    The College will remain closed on 17.06.2024 on account of '1d-Ud-Zoha' View Notice

  • 134/BC  05.06.2024
    Observance of World Environment Day

    NSS Unit and Students' Activity Cell of Bethune College are jointly observing World Environment day on 5th June, 2024 (Wednesday) through the following programs. View Notice | View Flyer

  • 121/BC  15.05.2024
    Submission Schedule for UG Semester VI Examination Forms (Under CBCS)

    As per University Notification No. CE/R&F/24/01 dated 22.05.2024, UG Semester VI (Under CBCS) students have to submit their forms online from 03.06.2024 to 10.06.2024. View Notice

  • 124/BC  24.05.2024
    The College will Remain Closed on 23.05.2024

    The College will remain closed on 23.05.2024 on account of 'Buddha Purnima'. View Notice

  • 121/BC  15.05.2024
    UG (B.A./B.Sc.) Semester III (Under CBCS) students have to submit their forms online

    As per University Notification No. CE/Rev.(Major)/138/24 dated 14.05.2024, UG (B.A./B.Sc.) Semester III (Under CBCS) students have to submit their forms online from 16.05.2024 to 28.05.2024 for Review/FSI. View Notice

Events and Activities

View all events
  • 05.06.2024
    Observance of World Environment Day

    NSS Unit and Students' Activity Cell of Bethune College are jointly observing World Environment day on 5th June, 2024 (Wednesday) through the following programs. View Notice | View Flyer

  • 05.06.2024
    Seminar on World Environment Day

    Seminar on World Environment Day organised by the Department of Zoology.  View Flyer

  • 07 Mar 2024
    International Women's Day 2024 Workshop

    Women's Studies Centre, Bethune College, in collaboration with the department of Women's Studies organize a workshop on "Importance of sleep for women" on the 7th of March, 2024 at 12.30 pm at the centenary hall in commemoration of International Women's Day 2024. View Flyer [ PDF ]


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


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 2023-2024

Inauguration of Ethics and Value Education Compulsory Certificate course 2023-2024 Session on 18th Dec 2023 View Session

Annual College Sports Day 2023

Annual College Sports Day 2024

View Gallery

Independence Day 2023

Independence Day 2023

View Gallery

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

View Our Achievers

They Make Us Proud
 

Some quick example text to build on the card title and make up the bulk of the card's content.

Know About Them

Illustrious Alumna
 

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

Know Our Illustrious Alumnae