Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College

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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College
আচার্য জগদীশ চন্দ্র বসু কলেজ
AJC Bose College Logo.png
Logo of the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College
Motto in English Education for All
Established 1968
Type Public
President Mrinal Kanti Dutta
Principal Tarit Kumar Majumder
Academic staff 25
Admin. staff 30
Students 1,000
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
22°32′30.74″N 88°20′58.77″E / 22.5418722°N 88.3496583°E / 22.5418722; 88.3496583Coordinates: 22°32′30.74″N 88°20′58.77″E / 22.5418722°N 88.3496583°E / 22.5418722; 88.3496583
Campus Urban
Former names Birla College Of Science and Education
Colours Red and Blue         
Sports Track, cricket, football
Nickname AJC Bose College
Mascot Flower Art
Affiliations University of Calcutta, NAAC, University Grants Commission’s C grade
Website http://www.ajcbosecollege.org/
Miniature logo of the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College (Bengali: আচার্য জগদীশ চন্দ্র বসু কলেজ) is a well-respected undergraduate degree college affiliated with the University of Calcutta, India. It is named after the celebrated scientist Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. It has been catering good education to for many years. The aim of the college is not merely to prepare a student for becoming professionally competent and technically skilled, but also to inculcate a sense of social awareness in them.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Main Building of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College

The college Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College was established and can possibly be traced back to the year 1968, when the Calcutta University approved the affiliation of the twine institutions with the name of Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education simultaneously bearing the address, 2 Moira Street, Calcutta–700017 being established and organized by the then trustee of Vidya Mandir Society and Junior Hindi School under the control of the Birla Group were amalgamated into one single college in 1969 under the name of Birla College of Science and Education.[citation needed]

Late Prof. Shambhu Ghosh the then Minister-in-Charge of Higher Education of Government of West Bengal was given authority of college by Birla Management some time of August 1978.

For converting the college as a Government College in pursuit of the Governments deal, the Calcutta University appointed Prof. S. R. Das as the college administrator on May 19, 1979 and took over the college management and a bill was raised before the legislative assemble for permanently converting it to Government College by taking over the management of the college.

The history of development of the college with its original base at Vidya Mandir Society and Junior Hindi High School ruled by the Birla Group, demands salute and thanks from all corners of the society. The long standing battle was only fought by the unified synchronizing of thoughts and effort of the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College teaching staff and the employees with the constant impetus and interest of the Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal.

Dr. Tarit Kumar Majumder, principal of Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College, said:

Accreditation[edit]

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India (NAAC) with C Grade; CGPA: 1.89 as per Accreditation 47th EC on 29 January 2009.

Academics[edit]

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College offers B.A Pass/Honours, B.Com Pass/Honours, B.Sc Pass/Honours and B.Ed courses in the following subjects.

Department of Bachelor of Science
Department of Bachelor of Bio-Science
Department of Bachelor of Arts
Department of Bachelor of Commerce
Department of Bachelor of Education

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