Derozio Memorial College was established in the year 1996 by the combined efforts of the local inhabitants of Rajarhat and the Rajarhat-Gopalpur Municipality. DMC College offers undergraduate courses in all three streams of Arts, Commerce and Science and the admissions are done on the CBCS system. The courses offered include B.Sc, BA, and B.Com (both Hons and General). Applicants looking forward to getting an admission must have obtained 50% aggregate marks in the previous qualifying examination.

Derozio Memorial College Highlights

Established | Type 1996 | Public
Approved by UGC and NAAC
Set by Government of India
Courses Offered 18 Courses across 3 streams
Popular Courses B.Voc & B.Sc.
Admission Criteria Merit-based (Choice Based Credit System CBCS)
Application Mode Online
Facilities Available Library, Auditorium, Sports, NCC, NSS, etc.
Official Website

Derozio Memorial College Courses

The college offers a total of 14 honours courses in the UG programme and 3 general courses across the streams of Arts, Commerce & Science. The basic eligibility of admission in any of the UG courses is to have cleared the Higher Secondary (10+2) or its equivalent examination during the period of 2015-18 only then the candidate is eligible for the six-semester course offered by the college in session 2019-2020. For candidates who have passed 10+2 during the year 2012-14, an approval is required by the WBSU for provisional admission.

Details of some major courses offered are as below:

Course Details
B.A. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2
Subjects offered: Bengali, English, Political Science, History, Philosophy, Education, Economics, Journalism, and Film Studies
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
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B.Sc. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2
Subjects offered: Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Electronics, Zoology
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
Read More (H/ P) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2
Subjects offered: University stipulated combination announced on the website
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
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B.A.(H) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate (best of 4, excluding ENVS) and 45% marks in the subject
Subjects offered: History + (Political Science, English), (Political Science, Bengali), (Political Science, Economics), (Political Science, Journalism), (Journalism, Film Studies)
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
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Derozio Memorial College Admission Process

The admission to UGC affiliated Derozio Memorial College is done through the university’s official website. The candidate needs to follow the below specified steps to enter into the college:

  • Registration needs to be done on the University’s website to be able to apply for the college admission.
  • The basic eligibility of admission into the college needs to be met – the candidates who passed their 10+2 in between the year 2015-18 can easily apply and for the batch of 2012-14 the approval needs to be taken from WBSU.
  • Admission to Foreign students, SC/ ST or OBC students is allowed subject to the norms of the university.
  • Online registration needs to be done on the official website of WBSU by obtaining the online form.
  • The form then needs to be filled correctly.
  • Required documents should be attached along with the form.
  • Click Submit to the portal.
  • Post the submission and acceptance of the form, the college will generate a list of merit.
  • Selected candidate needs to visit the college with original documents on the day prescribed and get the verification of the documents done for admission.

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Derozio Memorial College Scholarships

The institute offers financial aid to the students coming from the weaker sections of the society and have trusts or schemes with the same agenda like Student Aid Fund. Kanyashree scholarship is one of a kind that is offered to the unmarried female students having a total family income of less than INR 1.2 LPA. Minority scholarship is provided to the students coming from the minorities. For the students from the SC/ ST groups a stipend is provided and for academically brilliant students there is Udaan Scholarship.

Derozio Memorial College Facilities

  • Central Library: The fully Koha (LMS) library of the institution holds a total of 15,800 physical printed books and a whooping 31,00,000 E-journals. The Library of the college has taken Institutional Membership of The National Digital Library, Govt. of India and The American Library, Kolkata. A separate reading room is available with a total capacity of 70 readers and accommodates various Encyclopaedias, Yearbooks and Dictionaries etc. These facilities can also be accessed by the ex-students of the college. 
  • NSS: A total of 100 students are associated with the National Social Service which was established in the year 2008 and it focuses on bridging the gap between society and the students. The volunteers work towards the betterment of society by several routes like arranging health camps, plantation drives, cleaning of class rooms and college playground under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, drawing competitions to fund NGOs and Drug Awareness programmes etc. The main objective of NSS is “Education and Personality Development of the Students through Service to Community”.
  • Community College and B.Voc: In the year 2015, DMC was selected for the UGC sponsored Community College Scheme and B.Voc degree programme. It focuses on the development of the students from all aspects like intellectual, physical, social, moral and economical. The course focuses on skill development of the enrolled students for providing a door to enter the skilled workforce atmosphere. The areas in which the specialization is being offered are Photography and Video Production, web designing and Development, Broadcast Journalism, Printing and Book Publishing and Public Relations.

Derozio Memorial College FAQs 

Ques. What are the good colleges in Kolkata?

Ans. Some of the top colleges in Kolkata are:
  • Indian Institute of Management, 
  • West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences
  • Jadavpur University

Read More: Top Colleges in Kolkata 

Ques. What is the admission criteria and Intake For B.Voc courses?

Ans. To be eligible to take admission in B.Voc courses, candidates should have passed 10+2 from a recognized board. For selection 50 % Weightage will be given to the 10+2 marks and 50% Weightage to the screening Test/ Interview. Intake is as follow-
  • B.Voc in (Broadcast Journalism)- 50 Seats
  • B.Voc in (Printing & Book Publishing)-50 Seats 
  • B.Voc in (Public Relation)- 50 Seats 

Ques. What are the courses offered under the College community and B.Voc?

Ans. The courses offered under the college community are Photography & Video Production and web designing and Development. Under the B.Voc courses Broadcast Journalism (B.Voc in Broadcast Journalism), Printing and Book Publishing (B.Voc in Printing and Book Publishing), and Public Relations (B.Voc in Public Relations) are offered.

Ques. Is there a hostel facility for students?

Ans. No, there is no hostel facility for the students available yet. The students coming from across cities or states can look for accommodation outside on their own.

Ques. What is the fee for General and Honours courses?

Ans. The fee for General is INR 3270 per year and for Hons is INR 3570 annually.