Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College

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Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College at Betai.jpg
Type Undergraduate college
Established 1973
Location Betai, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Kalyani
Website brambedkarcollegebetai.in

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College, (Bengali: ড: বি আর আম্বেদকর কলেজ) established in 1973,[1] is a college of Betai, Nadia district, West Bengal, India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and commerce. It is affiliated by the University of Kalyani.[2]


Betai was a backward border-village full of jungles till the period of 70's. More than ninety percent people of the area belong to SC, ST, Backward Class and poor minority communities. Most of the residents in this locality are rootless refugee came from the then East Pakistan who settled here after the partition in 1947 and Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. Those homeless people had an earnest urge to educate their children and for this they had set up this college. The college established by the help of local educationist Haran Chanra Biswas in 1973. A different building (Haran Chandra Smriti Bhawan) was made in his memory after few years.[3]


Arts, Commerce and science[edit]

  • Bengali
  • English
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Physical Education
  • Commerce
  • Mathematics


The college is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[1]


  1. ^ a b Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission Archived November 16, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Affiliated College of University of Kalyani". Archived from the original on 2012-03-01. 
  3. ^ Home. "Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College, Betai". brambedkarcollegebetai.in. Retrieved March 13, 2017.