Harish Chandra Postgraduate College

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Harish Chandra Postgraduate College
Established 1860 (1860)
Founder Bharatendu Harishchandra
Principal Dr OP Singh
Location Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, 221001, India
25°19′11″N 83°00′45″E / 25.319826°N 83.012362°E / 25.319826; 83.012362Coordinates: 25°19′11″N 83°00′45″E / 25.319826°N 83.012362°E / 25.319826; 83.012362
Campus Urban Government collage
Language English & Hindi

Harish Chandra Postgraduate collage is a government collage and one of the oldest college in Maidagin, Varanasi, India A government collage that offers undergraduate and postgraduate.The p.hD. degree programs are running in most of the departments.It was founded in 1860 by Bharatendu Harishchandra and opened in 1866 with five students.Addimission is done through entrence exam conducted by the collage every year[1][2]The college campus is now fully circulated by WiFi from oct 2018 onwards</ref>

History[edit]

In 1860, the Harish Chandra Vidyalaya Samiti (a non-profit charitable institution registered under Indian Society Act 1860) was incorporated and the same year Harish Chandra Postgraduate College was founded by Bharatendu Harishchandra. The college opened in 1866 with five students. In 1910, the institution started high school, and in 1939 intermediate classes were started.

In October 1951, the college began undergraduate courses in arts and commerce.[3]

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Organisation[edit]

Harish Chandra Postgraduate College's management is headed by a team of 16 members. The team consists of a president, one secretary, seven members, the college principal, four teacher representatives and a non-teaching staff representative.

The principal is responsible for all aspects of college's operations, administration, planning, support services, faculty appointments, curricula and student affairs. The principal is appointed by and reports to the management committee of the college.[4]

Faculty[edit]

Harish Chandra Postgraduate College runs five faculties for undergraduate and postgraduate education.

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of Commerce
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law

Noted alumni[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". Official website. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. ^ "Location". Latlong.net. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ a b "History". Official website. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Management". Official website. Retrieved May 2015. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)