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List of Girls (Women’s) Colleges in Kolkata and West Bengal with Courses

There are lots of prestigious girls’ college in the state of West Bengal in the capital city of Kolkata known as ‘city of joy’. Some of the colleges are formed during the British period to help woman to study. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, was one of the renowned personality and was a strong advocate of women education in Bengal. It is also to be noted that during the colonial era Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu were the first two female graduates from India studied in Bethune College of Kolkata, under University of Calcutta. West Bengal and Kolkata is great place to study, which provides ample of courses to choose from with very affordable cost of study.

The list of girls colleges List of Girls (Women’s) Colleges in Kolkata and West Bengal:

  1. Bethune College
  2. Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College
  3. Victoria Institution
  4. Loreto College
  5. South Calcutta Girls’ College
  6. Yogamaya Devi College
  7. Lady Brabourne College
  8. Basanti Devi College
  9. Shri Shiksayatan College
  10. Sarojini Naidu College For Women
  11. Seth Soorajmull Jalan Girls’ College
  12. East Calcutta Girl’s College
  13. Women’s Christian College
  14. Vivekananda College for Woman
  15. Surendranath College For Women
  16. Maharani Kasiswari College
  17. Shivnath Shastri College
  18. Calcutta Girls’ College
  19. Savitri Girls College
  20. Rani Birla Girls College
  21. Sister Nivedita General Degree College For Girls

1. Bethune College

It is the oldest women college in Asia established in the year 1879, which is the Alma mater of many of the notable female personalities. It is affiliated under University of Calcutta and is Re accredited ‘A’ by NAAC. Courses offered here Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Bengali, English, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit, Hindi, Psychology and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Statistics and Zoology. It also provide Master degree in Botany, Mathematics, Zoology, Bengali, English and Applied Psychology.

Address: 181, Bidhan Sarani, Manicktala, Azad Hind Bag, Kolkata, West Bengal 700006
Website: www.bethunecollege.ac.in
Phone: +91 33 2257-1712 (office)/
Email: [email protected]

2. Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College

Another oldest Girls’ college of Kolkata, established in the year 1938. Courses offered here are Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Hindi, History, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, , Psychology and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Botany, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics. It offer major courses in Advertising sales promotion and sales management, clinical nutrition and Dietetics and Communicative English.  This affiliated under University of Calcutta.

Address: 1/1 Harish Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700020
Phone: 033 2223 8287/2355/
Email: [email protected]

3. Victoria Institution

This institute is another oldest women college established in the year 1932, affiliated under University of Calcutta. Courses offered are Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Chemistry, Mathematics, Psychology, Physics, Botany, Zoology. Offers BA (Hons) in Bengali, English,Sanskrit, Urdu,History,Geography, Political Science, Philosophy,Commerce, Economics and Bachelor of Commerce.

Address:  78B, A P C Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700009
Phone: 033 2350 1959

4. Loreto College

Loreto College was established in 1912 and is affiliated under University of Calcutta. One of the prestigious Catholic Women College in Kolkata. Courses offered here are BA (hons) English, Education,  History, Political Science and Psychology. It offers BSc (Hons) in Geography, Psychology, Economics. It also has general degree course other than honors.

Address: 7, Middleton Row, Park Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700016
Phone: 033-22640952 / 033-40055712/
Email: [email protected] / [email protected]

5. South Calcutta Girls’ College

Established in 1932, liberal arts college affiliated under University of Calcutta. Courses offered are B.A. (Hons.) in Bengali, Education, English, History, Journalism and Mass Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Sanskrit and Sociology. It also offers BSc (Hons) in B.Sc. (Hons.) in Botany, Economics, Geography, Zoology and Psychology with B.Sc. General subjects such as Mathematics and Statistics.

Address: 72, Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700025
Phone: +91 33 2475 3785
Email: [email protected]/ [email protected]

6. Yogamaya Devi College

It was also established in the 1932. Many notable personalities including the present Chief Minister of West Bengal studied in this college. It affiliated under University of Calcutta BA, Bsc and Bcom (all Hons) in 18 major subjects also provide general degree and Master Degree. The subjects are Bengali, Geography, Physics, Sociology, Botany, Geology,  Pol Sc, Chemistry, History, Psychology, Economics, Mathematics, Sanskrit, English, Philosophy, Zoology, Commerce.

Address: 92, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700026
Phone: +91 8100607470
Email: [email protected]

7. Lady Brabourne College

Established in 1939 offers undergraduates and post graduates under University of Calcutta. Also the home for many notable alumnus. The Bachelor  degree available in following subjects : Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Economics, Statistics, Botany, Zoology, Geography, Computer Science, Bengali, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, Persian, History, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, and Psychology. Master degree available in Geography, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Bengali, Political Science and English.

Address: P-1/2, Suhrawardy Avenue, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017
Phone: 033 2289 7720

8. Basanti Devi College

It was established in 1959 and the first government sponsored college in Kolkata. Affiliated under University of Calcutta. Offers Undergraduate both hons and general, post graduate and certificate courses. UG courses are offered in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Philosophy, education, Pol sc, Sociology, English, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, mathematics, Statistics. There is also three year general degree courses in Human rights. Also provide certificate course in import export management and English language training.

Address: 147B, Rashbihari Avenue, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029
Phone: 033 2464 1012

9. Shri Shiksayatan College

This college offers undergraduate, post graduates (only in English and Commerce) also BEd in Arts, Science and Commerce under University of Calcutta. It was established in 1955. Subjects offered here are Sociology, Political Science, Physics, Philosophy, Mathematics, Journalism, Zoology, Urdu, Statistics, History, Hindi, Geography, English, Education, Computer Science, Commerce, Economics, Botany, Business Administration, Botany, Bengali, Chemistry.

Address: 11, Lord Sinha Road, Kolkata, West Bengal 700071
Phone: 033 2282 6033

10. Sarojini Naidu College For Women

Established in 1956, is an undergraduate college affiliated under West Bengal State University. Offers BA and BSc in following subjects  Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Bengali,English,Sanskrit,History,Geography,Political Science,Philosophy,Economics,Psychology, Sociology

Address: 30, Jessore Road,Kolkata – 700 028
Phone: (9133) 2529 1985/ email: [email protected]

11. Seth Soorajmull Jalan Girls’ College

It provides undergraduate degree course in the field of Arts and Commerce. Establish in 1954 affiliated under University of Kolkata. Subjects offered are  Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Hindi, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Commerce

Address: 8/9 Bankim Chatterjee Street Kolkata – 700 073
Phone: 2241-5256
Email :[email protected]/ [email protected]

12. East Calcutta Girl’s College

One of the new colleges of Kolkata established in 1992, provides undergraduate degree course in Arts and Science. Affiliated under West Bengal State University.  Subjects offered are Geography, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Computer Science, Bengali, English, Economics, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Education, Journalism, Sociology. Only Education and Geography have Post Graduate degree and in distance post graduate it open to all.

Address: Sreebhumi, Lake Town, Kolkata, West Bengal 700048
Phone: 033 2534 8039

13. Women’s Christian College

It is an undergraduate Grade A college under University of Calcutta. Established in 1945. This college is equipped with good infrastructure with lots of activities. It offers honours in following subjects Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Sociology, Education, Geography, Economics and general degree in Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Education, Sociology, Geography, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Journalism & Mass Communication.

Address: 6, Greek Church Row Extension, Kalighat, Kolkata-700026
Phone: 033 2464 3341

14. Vivekananda College for Woman

Undergraduate degree college established in 1961 and affiliated under University of Calcutta. It provides Arts and Science degree in the following subjects Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Sociology, Music, Anthropology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology, Statistics, Psychology, Film making, Fashion Designing. It has postgraduate only in Bengali and Geography.

Address: Barisha, Kolkata, West Bengal 700008
Phone: 033 2445 7575

15. Surendranath College For Women

Affiliated under University of Calcutta and established in 1948, it offers undergraduate degree in following subjects : Mathematics (Science) and others are Arts and Commerce  Bengali, English, Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Sociology, Journalism and Mass Communication.

Address: 24, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kolkata – 700009
Phone: 033 2350 – 2389

16. Maharani Kasiswari College

An undergraduate women college under University of Calcutta, established in 1964. Offers degrees in Science, Arts and Commerce in following subjects Mathematics, Physics, Food and Nutrition, Statistics, Computer, Bengali, English, Hindi, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Education, Economics, Sociology, Tourism and Travel Management, Commerce.

Address: 20 Ramakanta Bose Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700003
Phone: 098832 55358

17. Shivnath Shastri College

One of the popular girls college of South Kolkata, under University of Calcutta, establish in the year 1961. The undergraduate courses are offered in following subjects Bengali, Botany, Commerce, Economics, Education, English, Geography, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Sanskrit, Political Science, Women’s Studies.

Address: 23/49 Gariahat Road , Kolkata 700029
Phone: 033 2461 1236
Email: [email protected]

18) Calcutta Girls’ College

Affiliated under University of Calcutta and established in 1963, subjects in undergraduate degree are as follows Mathematics, Bengali, English, Hindi, Urdu, History, Political Science, Economics, Education, Commerce

Address: 3, Goal Tuli Lane, Lenin Sarani Road, Dharmatala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013
Phone: 033-2226-2540
Email: [email protected]

19. Savitri Girls College

Established in 1972 and is affiliated under University of Calcutta. Undergraduate courses are offered in Bengali, English, Hindi, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Human Development and Commerce.

Address: 13, Muktaram Babu Street, Kolkata, West Bengal 700007
Phone: 033 – 22694240 /2273-8284
Email: [email protected]

20. Rani Birla Girls College

Established in 1961, under University of Calcutta, only provides Arts degree English, Hindi, History, Geography, Political Science, Philosophy, Economics, Education, Sociology, Communicative English, Journalism & Mass Communication, Fashion & Apparel Design

Address: 38, Shakespeare Sarani, Kolkata, West Bengal 700017
Phone: 033 2283 5797

21. Sister Nivedita General Degree College For Girls

Established in 2015, affiliated under University of Calcutta. Subjects taught are Mathematics,  Psychology, Statistics, Botany, Geography, English, Bengali, Economics, Pol Sc, Nutrition.

Address: 20B, Judges Ct Rd, Alipore, Kolkata, West Bengal 700027
Phone: 033 2479 7100