Deshbandhu College for Girls was established in 1955. The college is located in Kolkata, West Bengal, and is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Deshbandhu College for Girls has 13 academic departments and offers Honours and General Degree Courses across Humanities and Commerce streams. Courses such as B.Sc, BA, BBA, B.Com, etc. require 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination for the admission. Applicants with good academic records are eligible to apply for admission through the official website of the college.

Deshbandhu College for Girls Highlights

Established 1857 | Public
Approved By UGC and NAAC
Affiliated By University of Calcutta
Courses Offered  B.S.C, B.A, B.B.A, B.Com, etc.
Application Mode Online 
Admission Criteria  Merit-Based
Facilities  NCC, NSS, Student Union, Library, Hostel, etc.
Official Website  http://www.deshbandhucollegeforgirls.net/

Deshbandhu College for Girls Courses

The college provides both general and Hons UG courses. Including B.A, B.S.C, B.Com, and B.B.A. The Bachelor courses are available in different streams.

Courses Details
B.A Hons Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 with min 50% aggregate marks and 45% marks in the subject or related subjects
Subjects Offered: Bengali, Geography, History, philosophy, Political Science, Education, Environmental Science, and Sanskrit
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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B.A General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in each subject & minimum qualifying marks
Subjects Offered: Bengali, Geography, History, philosophy, Political Science, Education, Environmental Science, and Sanskrit
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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B.Sc Hons Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 with min 50% aggregate marks and 45% marks in the subject or related subjects 
Subjects Offered: Geography, Political Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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B.Sc. General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in each subject & minimum qualifying marks
Subjects Offered: Geography, Political Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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B.Com Hons Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 with min 50% aggregate marks and 45% marks in the subject or related subjects
Subjects Offered: Commerce
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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B.Com General Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 in each subject & minimum qualifying marks
Subjects Offered: Commerce
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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BBA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 with min 60% aggregate in any stream
Selection Criteria: Choice Based Credit System
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Deshbandhu College for Girls Admission

Admissions at Deshbandhu College for Girls is based on the semester wise choice based credit system. For general courses, students must have passed 10+2 in any discipline. For Hons courses, candidates must have passed 10+2 with min 50% aggregate marks.

How to Apply?

  • Apply online on the college website and fill the application form for online submission with the full name, your HS stream, Caste from the popup.
  • Select subjects, enter Full marks, Pass Marks, and Your Marks in the blocks. Select your desired course.
  • Provide all the required personal and academic details.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the photograph within 100 KB. 
  • Confirm and submit the application form. Save it for future reference.
  • Pay the fee at the designated bank branches along with the challan.

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Deshbandhu College for Girls Scholarships

Following are the scholarships offered to the students at the college-

  • Asoke Bikash Bhattacharya Memorial Fund
  • Rakesh Chandra-Sati Dutta Memorial Fund
  • Sucheta Mitra Award
  • Jitesh Guha Endowment Fund
  • Geeta Dutta Chowdhury Endowment Fund
  • Dr. Bijan Behari Bhattacharya and Srimati Binapani Devi Fund
  • Priyabala Mukhopadhyay Endowment Fund
  • Suddhasattwa Bose Memorial Award
  • Nakshatra Kumar Raychaudhuri Memorial Award

Deshbandhu College for Girls Facilities

  • Library: The college being old, has a well-built library. The library is a big attraction to college. The library has more than 2000 books and new books are added every year. The books include journals, Handbooks, Novels, Encyclopedias, and yearbooks. Also, the library has a special collection of books on Women’s studies. In addition to the Central Library, each Honours department has a separate department library.
  • Sports: The college hosts many sports events, The institute also motivates its students to take part in various sports meets. This showcases the abilities of students other than academics. Annual sports events are also held in the college. The distribution of prizes and certificates is organized by the college.
  • Clubs: The college provides opportunities for students to join various clubs. The students can select clubs on the basis of their interest and talent. Debating Club, Drama Club, ECO Club, Film Club, Photography Club are available that host various functions on campus.
  • Hostel: The college has a well-built hostel. The hostels of the institute are built by the Grant from UGC. Each room in the hostel can accommodate up to 4 students. The hostel has a 24-hour water supply.
  • Laboratories: The college has 2 computer labs which have more than 30 computers. Other than this, there is also a separate lab for the students of the department of geography. A lab of Environmental studies is also being set up. 
  • (National Cadet Corps)NCC: The college has its own cadet unit. The unit has a total of 70 cadets. The college has participated in many camps. The students have also won medals in the recently held Bilaspur camp. NCC helps students to develop discipline, mental strength, and physical strength.
  • (National Service Scheme) NSS-: The NSS teaches students “Not Me But You”. The NSS was formed so that students can offer services while they are studying. On 24th September, every year NSS day is celebrated. The total of NSS volunteers in college are 100.

Deshbandhu College for Girls Faculty

The college has an excellent staff. All the faculty members are well educated and well versed in their respective subjects. The total strength of teachers is 21 and out of these 5 teachers hold a Ph.D. 

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Deshbandhu College for Girls FAQs

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission at Deshbandhu College for Girls?

Ans. The Documents Required for the admission are-:
  • Admit card and mark sheet of 10th Board.
  • Marksheet of 10+2 Examination
  • Caste Certificate(if applicable)
  • PWD( Person with Disabilities) if applicable.
  • Migration certificate
  • Self-attested photocopy of Income certificate of the parent.
  • Photo ID (Aadhar Card/Voter ID)
  • Filled up Application form (02 copies)
  • Stamp size photograph of the candidate (02 copies)
  • Bank Receipt of Payment (original and photocopy)

Ques. What are the contact details of Deshbandhu College for Girls?

Ans. The college can be contacted via mail, phone or by visiting the college. The mail id, contact number, and address of the college respectively are-

dbcollegeforgirls@gmail.com

(033) 2464-0349

45C, RASHBEHARI AVENUE

KOLKATA - 700 026

Ques. How can we reach Deshbandhu College for Girls?

Ans. The college is situated in the metropolitan city of India Kolkata. The college can be reached by several means. The college is located near the Kalighat Metro Station. The Nearest Tram Stop to college in Lake Market. The closest rail station is the Dhakuria Railway station. Also, you can come from Kolkata Railway station. The closest airport to college is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.

Ques. What is the fee of Deshbandhu College for Girls?

Ans. The college has a different fee structure for different courses. 
  • BA General (Without Geography)- 4530
  • BA General (With Geography)- 5230
  • BA Honours (Without Geography) - 4830
  • BA Honours (With Geography)- 5530
  • BA Honours (In Geography)- 8330
  • BSc General (Without Geography)- 4950
  • BSc General (With Geography)- 5650
  • BSc Honours- 8750
  • BSc Honour (With Geography and Environmental Science)-9150
  • BSc General (With Geography and Environmental Science)- 6050
  • B.Com General- 4650
  • B.Com Honours- 5450
  • BBA Honours- 5010

Ques. How is the discipline of college?

Ans. The college is very serious about implementing discipline and code of conduct in the institute. The college management keeps a watch over the college. They make sure that every student is disciplined. The college also has an Anti Ragging cell, to prevent any kind of ragging activity in the institute.

Ques. How good is the hostel facility and what is the hostel fee of college?

Ans. The college has a well-developed hostel building. The Hostel can accommodate a total of up to 40 students. The Hostel has all the required basic facilities, including 24*7 water and electricity supply. 

The current Hostel Fee structure is-:

  • Admission Fees- INR 1000
  • Monthly Fees – INR 4500

(To be paid quarterly INR 18,000)