Vidyasagar College for Women

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Vidyasagar College for Women is a women's college affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It was founded in 1960. However, its history went back to 1931 when a separate women's’ section of the Vidyasagar College was started to cater to the educational requirements of the women folk of Kolkata. Since its foundation in 1960, Vidyasagar College for Women committed itself to carry forward the ideals and principles of Pundit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist and social reformer of the 19th century.[citation needed]

Vidyasagar College for Women is a morning college. The college offers a wide variety of both academic and job oriented professional courses.[1] The main campus is located at 39, Sankar Ghosh Lane, Kolkata 6 and its upcoming annexe at 8A Shibnarayan Das Lane and at Vidyasagar Smriti Mandir, the residence of Pundit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar at 36 Vidyasagar Street, Kolkata 700 009.

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