Loreto College, Kolkata


Loreto College came into existence in the year 1912 and it is a Women’s College offering education with affiliation from the Calcutta University. The college holds the pride of being the first college in the state of West Bengal to be assessed by the NAAC and awarded with a rating of five star in the year 2000. The college established its B. Ed department in the year 1913 and this department has earned B+ grade from the NAAC in the year 2003 and it is also recognized by the National Council for Technical Education.

Courses offered:

Loreto College offers the following courses with affiliation form the University of Calcutta:

Bachelor of Arts (honors) in

o Psychology

o Political Science

o History

o Education

o English

Bachelor of Science (honors) in

o Geography

o Psychology

Bachelor of Arts (General)

Bachelor of Science (General)

Bachelor of Education

Teacher Training Certificate Course

Details regarding the subject combinations offered by the college in arts and science streams of education are given below:

Bachelor of Arts (honors):

A candidate, who wishes to apply for the B.A. (honors) course, must choose her honors subject from any one of the above subjects and any two electives from the following seven groups:

Group I: Human Rights/film studies/education

Group II: History

Group III: Economics

Group IV: Political Science

Group V: Psychology/Journalism & Mass communication

Group VI: English

Group VII: Bengali

Bachelor of Science (honors):

In the Bachelor of Science honors in Geography, human rights/political science and economics are the two electives available to the students. In the Bachelor of Science honors in Psychology course, history/political science/Education and economics are the two electives available to the students.

Bachelor of Arts (General):

Candidates can choose three electives from any of the following combinations:

Economics, history, education/political science

Geography, political science, English/Hindi/Bengali

History, Education, English/Hindi/Bengali

History, Political Science, Education

Bachelor of Science (General):

Candidates can choose three electives from following combination:

Geography, Economics, Political Science

Compulsory Subjects:

Compulsory Subjects offered by the Loreta College for all honors and general courses under arts and science stream are

Compulsory English

Alternative English/Bengali/Hindi

Environmental Studies (only for third year students)

Special courses:

Apart from the above-mentioned courses, Loreto College offers  the following special courses as well:




Contact Details:

Loreto College,

7, Middleton Row,

Kolkata – 700 071

West Bengal

Phone: 91-33-2264 0952

Website: http://www.loretocollege.in/



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16 Responses to “Loreto College, Kolkata”

  1. 16
    shalini dey:

    i want to get admisssion in bed. pls i need every details how to apply

  2. 15
    Kalyan Banik:

    My daughter is interested to study in English hon’ from next session that is 2014,as she is appearing for her I S E examination on feb march 2014.
    I need to know how much percentage is needed for to get admission and from when i should be in touch to get a chance to get her admitted.At present she is studying at St.Joshep Siliguri.

  3. 14
    Devdutta Bain:

    Till when the summer vacation will be finished?

  4. 13
    abhishek chaturvedi:

    i want to pursue my career ahead in english honors through this college and i got 75% marks in my ISC. whether i am eligible to contest for the seat in this stream????

  5. 12

    I am from a CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY SCHOOL,so I would like to know-can I get ECONOMICS HONOURS with a BSc degree if I do not have science(but economics) till class 10 but till class 8.Being a commerce student I am having pure maths in place of business maths till date.

  6. 11

    I am from a CHRISTIAN MISSIONARY SCHOOL,so I would like to know-can I get ECONOMICS HONOURS with a BSc degree if I do not have science(but economics) till class 10 but till class 8.

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    Sony Kumari:

    i have compleated my 12th board this year from jharkhand state board…. i want to take admission in loreto collage kolkatta.. my persentage is 62%.. plz tell me dt cn i take admission in this college and what is the admission procedure of this college.

  9. 8

    i got 88% in english as second language and 79.75% in best of 4 can i get admission in loreto college and can i get samle queston paper for practicr in entrance test plz provide it

  10. 7
    sanhita Chakraborty:

    how can i apply for B.A(hons) course for Geography?
    When the forms will available in online?

  11. 6

    Ihave obtained 94% in Geography in Higher Secondary Board.
    Now tell me how could I get admission for Geography Honours course ?

  12. 5
    Oendrila chowdhury:

    What is the elligibility for getting an english honours in loreto college,kolkata? What are the subjects combination with english honours?

  13. 4
    Jeetu Narwani:

    My daughter wants to do Psychology Hons . She is in class XI , her subjects are English, Psychology, Sociology, Fashion Studies, Physical Education, Home Science . Will this combination help her in taking admission in your College , she still has chance to change the combination as the school opens after summer Vacations.Please suggest the combination for Psychology hons.

  14. 3

    What is the procedure for admission in the graduate courses?

  15. 2
    ishita mukherjee:

    Respected Principal madam,
    I have appeared at ISC Exam.2012. Schooling from Calcutta
    Girls’ High School all along. I hereby intend and appeal to
    continue the Undergraduate Degree Course with Honours
    in History from this esteemed institution. Kindly arrange
    to let me know the date of form-fill-up for admission. Hoping of a favourable permission.
    Thanking you,
    Yours faithfully.
    Ishita Mukherjee
    Phone 033-24025858

  16. 1

    Are You having D.Ed 2yrs Course in your college ?

    If yes, then can you tell me when the forms will be available ?