Acharya Prafulla Chandra College

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Acharya Prafulla Chandra College
Acharya Prafulla Chandra College logo.jpg
Type Coeducational
Established 1960
Principal Dr. Saktibrata Bhowmik
Academic staff
100+
Students 5000+[citation needed]
Location New Barrackpore, 24 Parganas(N), West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Colors Cornflower blue and white
Nickname APC College
Affiliations West Bengal State University, previously University of Calcutta
Website http://www.apccollege.ac.in/

Acharya Prafulla Chandra College, established in 1960, is a co-educational degree college located in West Bengal, India.[1] Until 2007 the college was affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Currently, it is affiliated with the newly established West Bengal State University.[2][3] Initially named "New Barrackpore College" the college is awarded grade "A" by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[4][5]

Departments[edit]

The college has the following departments, offering Honours degrees:

  • Anthropology
  • Bengali
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics
  • English
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Development
  • Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Sanskrit
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

General Courses Offered

  • Molecular Biology
  • Physical Education

Major Courses

Major subjects in three year courses:

  • Communicative English
  • Advertising, Sales Promotion and Sales Management (ASPV)
  • Industrial Fish and Fisheries

Professional Course ( Self Financing )

Post Graduate Courses

  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Electronic Science

Department of Microbiology

The undergraduate programme was initiated in 1997 when the college was still affiliated with University of Calcutta.[6] The Post Graduate course with academic autonomy was started in 2004 with its current capacity of 31 seats per academic calendar.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Educational Institutes, Colleges and Universities in India" (http). Education for India. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
  2. ^ "Affiliated College of West Bengal State University".  wbsubcollegeinfo.org. Retrieved 30 December 2012
  3. ^ "Colleges left without parent - from The Telegraph". Calcutta, India. 12 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "APC college homepage". apccollege.ac.in. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  5. ^ "NAAC Accreditation Status". naac.gov.in. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 
  6. ^ "About the Department". apccollege.ac.in. Retrieved 14 January 2017. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°41′55″N 88°26′16″E / 22.6986°N 88.4379°E / 22.6986; 88.4379