Hooghly Mohsin College

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Humanities and Commerce[edit]

  • Under Graduate Department of Bengali
  • Under Graduate & Post-Graduate Departments of English (language)
  • Under Graduate Department of Sanskrit (language)
  • Under Graduate Department of Hindi (language)
  • Under Graduate & Post-Graduate Departments of Urdu (language)
  • Under Graduate Department of History
  • Under Graduate & Post-Graduate Departments of Political Science
  • Under Graduate Department of Physical Education (will be started shortly)
  • Under Graduate Department of Philosophy
  • Under Graduate Department of Economics (both B.A. & B.Sc.)
  • Under Graduate & Post-Graduate Departments of Commerce
  • Under Graduate & Post-Graduate Departments of Law

Notable alumni[edit]

This glorious House of Learning nurtured some of the doyens of nineteenth century Indian Renaissance.

Star Student[edit]

  • Mrityunjay Sil[1] was the topper of Hooghly Mohsin College consecutively for 4 years. No one has ever come close to this feat. His average over 4 years was close to 99.78%. In his time one could barely cross 80%, but he set a new benchmark in the history of college. After graduation he received several telegrams from top universities of New York, London, Paris, San Francisco etc. But he chose to study in Calcutta University as he was homesick & wished to serve the nation.

He was also a freedom fighter & later became a famous theatre personality. He further became principal of Burdwan Raj College. [2]


Other eminent students who authored Bengali literary works include-

Freedom Fighters[edit]

Several students and teachers associated with this College, dedicated their lives to the cause of Indian Freedom Movement.Some of them being-

Other notable alumni[edit]

  • A versatile genius, the Indian Muslim Judge and Jurist, wise leader, writer and historian, Syed Amir Ali
  • Famous scientists such as Dr. Upendranath Brahmachari, Sahairam Basu and J.N.Bhar significantly contributed to Science & Medicine in the global perspective.
  • Noted singers of India like Shyamal Mitra and Satinath Mukhopadhyay who have made a mark in the cultural world, were students of this college.

Since its historic inception as the first seat of English Education in India in 1836 to date this college has been nurturing talents who have always done our country proud.


Recently, Hooghly Mohsin College has been awarded B++ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[4] The college is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[5]

College has been recognized by the University Grants Commission as a "College with Potential for Excellence." Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, has recognized this college as a "STAR COLLEGE." Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has selected this college under "Fund for Improvement of Science & Technology Infrastructure" (DST-FIST) scheme.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ http://hooghlymohsincollege.org/ With reference to the person himself.
  2. ^ http://www.burdwanrajcollege.net
  3. ^ http://hooghlymohsincollege.org/ With reference to the person himself.
  4. ^ "Institutions Accredited / Re-accredited by NAAC with validity" (PDF). National Assessment and Accreditation Council. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  5. ^ [dead link] Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission

Coordinates: 22°52′59″N 88°24′00″E / 22.8830°N 88.4000°E / 22.8830; 88.4000