Government Colleges in Kolkata, West Bengal


The city of Kolkata, which is often regarded as the cultural capital of India has to its credit a number of colleges that are popular for the quality of education offered. Some of the college in this city was established even before the Indian independence and they are still holding their credit among the students of the city.

Most of the government colleges in this city are coming under this category and they are still running successfully even after several years of their inception. The list of government colleges in this city offering education under different faculties of education is given below:

Medical College:

Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata

Nilratan Sircar Medical College

Calcutta National Medical College & Hospital

Bankura Sammilani Medical College

Institute of Postgraduate Medical education & research

J.B. Roy Government Ayurvedic College

Engineering College:

Government College of Engineering & Ceramic Technology

Government College of Engineering & Leather Technology

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Marine Engineering & Research Institute

National Institute of Technology

Siliguri Institute of Technology

Law College:

South Calcutta Law College

Arts & Science Colleges:

Government Arts College

Barasat Government College

Presidency College, Kolkata

Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata

Rani Birla Girls’ College

Bidhannagar College

Arts & Crafts College:

Government Arts & Crafts College

MBA College:

Army Institute of Management

For further information about these government colleges in the city of Kolkata, read on the content given below:

Medical Colleges:

Kolkata is a city with a number of medical colleges and hospitals as compared to any other cities in India. These colleges offer MBBS course at the under graduate level and several other diploma courses as well. These colleges are also offering MD and MS course in different branches of medicine and admission to the MBBS course in these colleges are made through All India Pre-Medical Test and also through West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. Of these medical colleges in the city, Nilratan Sircar Medical College is the first ever medical college in the city. There is also a Government medical college offering Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medical Science course in the city of Kolkata.

Engineering Colleges:

The government engineering college in the city of Kolkata offer engineering and technology courses at UG and PG level in different disciplines like computer science & engineering, information technology and several other branches as well. These colleges also offer Master of Business Administration and Master of Computer Application courses and most of these colleges admit students to the UG courses based on the performance of the students in the GATE/AIEEE examinations and admission to IIT is made through IIT JEE examination.

Law College:

Government Law College in the city of Kolkata called as South Calcutta Law College offers Bachelor of law (three-year course) and five-year integrated course in BA LLB. Admission to this college is done purely on merit basis based on the marks secured by the students in the higher secondary examination.

Arts & Science Colleges:

There are a number of government-run arts and science colleges in this city and these colleges offer UG and PG courses in arts and science stream. Even some colleges offer Ph. D course in some of the arts and science subjects. Some of the subjects offered by these colleges are Economics, Bengali, Journalism & Mass Communication, Hindi, Philosophy, computer science, geography, physics, botany, chemistry, microbiology, statistics, etc…

The other two government colleges are exclusively meant for MBA and arts & crafts courses. With these government colleges, the city offers a wide range of educational opportunities to the students at an affordable cost.



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2 Responses to “Government Colleges in Kolkata, West Bengal”

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    saikat deogharia:

    I want higher education in law so please contact government law college

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    Gaurab Bhattacharya:

    I like to read MBA from Army Institute Of Managemant. I got 61% at B.Tech ECE upto 7th semester. I am a final sem student. I appeared in MAT FEB 2011. Am I elligible for the same and if so what am I to do?