Athena B.Ed. College, Bankura


In the district of Bankura in the Indian state of West Bengal there was only a single Bachelor of Education college in the sub-division of Bishnupur. Therefore, to meet the long standing demand for educated youth of the nearby areas, the need for Bachelor of Education College was highly felt. To meet this demand, the Athena Educational, social and charitable Trust came forward thereby resulting in the establishment of B. Ed College in the year 2004. This is the first self-financing institution for B. Ed education in the district of Bankura.

Course Details:

The only course offered by the Athena B. Ed College is Bachelor of Education and the approved intake capacity of the college for this course is 100 students. The course is affiliated to the University of Burdwan and also recognized by the National Council for Technical Education. The course extends to a period of one year and admission to this course is done through Central Admission Committee and Counseling system of the affiliating university based on the marks obtained in various examinations. Eligibility requirement for getting into this course is a graduation and maximum age limit is 35 years. Method subjects followed by the college are mathematics, philosophy, geography, history, Bengali and English.

Instructional facilities at the college:

The library at the college has a good collection of books inclusive of dictionaries, encyclopedia and some popular collected works. Students of the college are offered with the facility of borrowing reference and text books as well. There are also daily newspapers and periodicals in the library and it has an attached reading room as well and the library is spread over an area of 800 square feet. In addition, the college also has three well-equipped laboratories being educational technology, psychological lab and geo lab.

Location of the college:

Athena B. Ed College is located just two kilometers from the flourishing municipal town of Sonamukhi, with modern amenities in the north-eastern part of the district of Bankura in the state of West Bengal. The college is located in a peaceful and congenial educational atmosphere and it has its own two-storeyed building with 18 well-ventilated classrooms.

Contact Information:

Athna B. Ed College,




Pin - 722207

Phone : 03244-274647




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