Rammohan College

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Rammohan College
Type Public
Established 1881
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Calcutta

Rammohan College is an undergraduate and postgraduate college in Kolkata, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. It owns its origin to City College, Kolkata which is one of the oldest first grade colleges in West Bengal. The college is located at 102/1, Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani, Kolkata-700 009.


It was founded as City College in 1881 by a band of Brahmo leaders like Ananda Mohan Bose, Pandit Sivanath Sastri and Umesh Chandra Dutta. Rastraguru Surendranath Banerjee later joined the college as a teacher. It was re-established as a separate entity in 1961 as Rammohan College.


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.


The college is open to all students irrespective of race, creed or caste. It has a record of brilliant results. It is one of the City Group colleges administered by Brahmo Samaj Education Society, a registered society, constituted by the Sadharan Brahmo Samaj, Kolkata.

Rammohan College has recently acquired the heritage building at 85A, 85B and 85D Raja Rammohan Sarani which was once the family residence of Raja Rammohan Roy and his descendants. A memorial museum, a study centre about Raja Ram Mohan Roy, and vocational courses specially for women are housed here under autonomous body of management at the ancestral house. The museum, on Raja Ram Mohan Roy and his times, is elaborate and well documented (in English and Bengali).

A new science building for Rammohan College is also under construction next to the heritage building. The ground floor and the first and second floor of this building are complete and some classes are being held here since 2003 academic year.


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