Krishnagar Collegiate School

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Krishnagar Collegiate School is one of the oldest schools in West Bengal .[citation needed]


The school building was donated by Monomohun Ghosh a famous barrister and good friend of father of Sri Aurobindo. The school is more than 165 years old.[1] It was established in 1846 in Krishnanagar, Nadia. It consists of class 1 to 12. The first principal of the school was Captain David Lester Richardson. At the beginning there were three more European and ten Indian teachers. Among those ten Indian teachers Ramtanu Lahiri and Madan Mohan Tarkalankar are very well known.Beni Madhab Das,teacher of Subhash Chandra Bose at Ravenshaw Collegiate School also taught here.[2]


  1. ^ "Krishnanagar Collegiate School Observed 165th Foundation Day". News from Nadia. 
  2. ^ There are many notable alumni who had studied in this institute. As one of the best schools in the district it has very good track record in every aspect of education. Notable alumni- Subhas Mukhopaddhay, Soumitra Chatterjee, Goutam Mandal.

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