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St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College

St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College
Established 1864
Type Undergraduate College
Location Kolkata, India
Affiliations University of Calcutta
Website St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College
St Paul's Cathedral Mission College. Jan. 2014

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.

Origins

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.

Current status

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.[1]

Departments

Science

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Botany
  • ECONOMICS

Arts

  • Bengali
  • English
  • Sanskrit
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • Communicative English

Notable alumni

Accreditation

The college is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[2] Recently, it has been re-accredited and awarded 'B' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).[3]

References

  1. ^ "Affiliated College of University of Calcutta". 
  2. ^ Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission
  3. ^ About Us

External links

  • St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College


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