Sripat Singh College

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Sripat Singh College
Logo of Sripat Singh College.jpg
Motto
  • Peace
  • Progress
  • Prosperity
TypeUndergraduate college
(Postgraduate: only Bengali)
Established1st August, 1949
PrincipalDr. Shamsuzzaman Ahmed
Location, ,
24°14′04″N 88°15′54″E / 24.23444°N 88.26500°E / 24.23444; 88.26500Coordinates: 24°14′04″N 88°15′54″E / 24.23444°N 88.26500°E / 24.23444; 88.26500
CampusUrban
AffiliationsUniversity of Kalyani
Websitewww.sripatsinghcollege.org
Sripat Singh College is located in West Bengal
Sripat Singh College
Location in West Bengal, India

Sripat Singh College, established in 1949,[1] is a college in Jiaganj, in Murshidabad district, in the state of West Bengal in India. It offers undergraduate courses in arts and sciences and postgraduate course in Bengali only. It is affiliated to University of Kalyani.[2]

History[edit]

Sripat Singh College was the great vision of a noble dreamer. The Jain Sitamber Zamindar of Jiaganj, Sripat Singh Dugar decided to establish a College for higher education in the oldest municipality of Murshidabad district. In April, 1949, he gifted magnificent palatial out-house at Jiaganj with a donation of Rs. 75000 to fulfill his dream which is now Sripat Singh College. On 1 May 1949 the college was affiliated with the University of Calcutta, and on 1 August 1949 it began its journey as a co-educational intermediate College, and from 1 July 1954, as a government sponsored co-educational Degree College.

Principals of Sripat Singh College
  • Mr. J. C. Bhattacharya (1949-1951)
  • Mr. A. K. Chowdhury (1955-1958)
  • Mr. J. P. Sengupta (1958-1973)
  • Mr. D. P. Dutta (1973-1983)
  • Mr. A. K. Biswas (1985-1996)
  • Dr. S. Ahmed (2002-Till Date)
Sripat Singh College (Office building)
Sripat Singh College Academic Building

Departments[edit]

Science[edit]

  • Chemistry(Hons/Gen)
  • Physics(Hons/Gen)
  • Mathematics(Hons/Gen)
  • Botany(Hons/Gen)
  • Zoology(Hons/Gen)
  • Environmental Science(Hons)
  • Molecular Biology & Biotechnology(Hons)
  • Molecular Biology (Gen)
  • Computer Science(Gen)

Arts[edit]

  • Bengali(Hons/Gen)
  • English(Hons/Gen)
  • Sanskrit(Hons/Gen)
  • History(Hons/Gen)
  • Geography(Hons)
  • Political Science(Hons/Gen)
  • Philosophy(Hons/Gen)
  • Economics(Hons/Gen)
  • Physical Education(Gen)

Accreditation[edit]

The college is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[1] It has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), and awarded B grade in 2016.

Sripat Singh College Post Office[edit]

In premises donated by Sripat Singh Dugar and within the college compound there is a regular Sub Post Office named after the college-Sripat Singh College B.O.[3] with all sorts of facilities including telephone service as P.C.O., except the Savings Bank.

Banking facility in Sripat Singh College[edit]

Within the college compound there is also a branch of Bank of Baroda with all sorts of banking facilities.[4]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission
  2. ^ "Affiliated College of University of Kalyani". Archived from the original on 1 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 5 March 2014.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ http://www.bankofbaroda.co.in/branchdetails.asp?ID=13578&alpha=JIAGAN

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