Anandamohan College

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Anandamohan College, University of Calcutta
Established 1961
Type Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Principal Debashish Raychaudhuri
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Calcutta
Website http://www.anandamohancollege.ac.in
Ananda Mohan Bose - the founder of Anandamohan College, Calcutta

Anandamohan College:(আনন্দমোহন কলেজ), Kolkata is an undergraduate college in north Kolkata. It started in 1961 as the evening branch of City College, Calcutta. City College was originally founded by patriotic and selfless Brahmo leader Ananda Mohan Bose. The college is located at 102/1, Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani, Kolkata-700 009. It is one of the City group colleges administered by Brahmo Samaj Education Society, a registered society, constituted by the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj, Kolkata.

The aim of the college according to founders is to promote the cause of education in its highest and widest sense to make education a comprehensive training of the mind, heart and the body and founded on theistic basis conductive to the good of man and glory of God.[citation needed] The college was accredited by NAAC at the B+ level in 2007.

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Ananda Mohan College is on of the leading undergraduate evening colleges in Kolkata. It belongs to the City Group of Colleges, run by the Brahmo Samaj Education Society (BSES)— a registered society and educational wing of the Sadharan Bramho Samaj— that runs seven other undergraduate colleges and a higher secondary school in the city of Kolkata.

Ananda Mohan College (established in 1961) is the evening unit of the City Group of Colleges situated at 102/1, Raja Rammohan Sarani, Kolkata – 700009. It is a premier evening college in the city of Kolkata. It offers undergraduate courses in pure science, bio science, humanities, social science and commerce with honours courses in such major subjects as Bengali, English, History, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Physiology, Botany and Commerce. From the academic year 2006-2007 the collge has introduced general undergraduate courses in Geography and Computer Science, and from the academic year 2007-2008 the college has also introduced general undergraduate cource in Elective Hindi, in keeping with the efforts of the college to introduce new programmes and curricula for the benefit of the learners.

The college is proud that it has created, and continues to cater, to tne needs of those sections of the students who cannot enroll in day colleges for a variety of reasons but nevertheless are willing to pursue the course of higher education. Thus Ananda Mohan College humbly serves the cause of higher education.

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