St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College
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St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College, popularly known as St. Paul's College, is an undergraduate liberal arts and sciences college in Kolkata, India. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta.
It a religious minority educational institution, established in 1864, under the auspices of Church Missionary Society. Reverend J. Burton was the chief founder and the first principal of the college.
It is a religious minority institution within the meaning of Article 30 of the Constitution of India. With sixteen departments and over 1300 students, the five buildings of the college surround a sizable field in north-central Kolkata. Much of the city’s heritage is captured in the college campus, the oldest building being over a hundred years old. While the departments and facilities have advanced with time, incorporating necessary changes in teaching procedure, the quaint old-world charm of the college remains within its walls. It not only boasts of its academic excellence and cordial teacher-student relationship, but also has an eco-friendly campus and quiet surroundings. The college today offers a proper ambience to the students of all religions and creed for full-fledged development of their potentialities.
- Political Science
- Communicative English
- Bipin Chandra Pal, freedom fighter
- Bishnu Dey, poet, winner of Sahitya Academy Award
- Nirendranath Chakraborty, poet, winner of Sahitya Academy Award
- Samit Bhanja, film actor
- Anjan Srivastav, film & stage actor
- Rishang Keishing, politician, former chief minister of Manipur
- Anandamoy Bhattacharjee, former chief justice of the Calcutta and Bombay High Courts
- Aurobindo Nath Mukherjee, formerly Bishop of Calcutta and Metropolitan of India, and leader of the Church of India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon
- Bishnu Prasad Rabha, revolutionary, music composer and singer of Assam
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