Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata is a Public Women’s College which was founded in the year 1955 by Shri Sitaram Seksaria. It’s a special campus meant for girls under affiliation to University of Calcutta, Kolkata. It is governed by Shikshayatan Foundation established by a linguistic minority community - the Marwaris. This foundation was formerly called as Marwari Balika Vidyalaya Society. It offers a variety of UG and PG Courses in multiple disciplines.
This college is solely meant for educational and not for commercial purpose. The Shri Shikshayatan College has emerged out of Shri Shikshayatan School, which was established in 1920.
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Shri Shikshayatan College Highlights
Type of College
University of Calcutta
Shri. Sitaram Seksaria
Wi-Fi enabled, fully air-conditioned
11, Lord Sinha Road Kolkata - 700071 West Bengal, India
Shri Shikshayatan College Courses
The college offers study in various courses at Honors and General level at the Undergraduate level in Commerce, Arts, and Science fields in numerous specializations such as B.A.(Honors) in Bengali, Hindi, English, History, Education, Political Science, Philosophy, B.A. (General), B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education), B.Com (General), B.Com (Hons), B.Sc. (Honors) in Economics, Geography, Botany, and Mathematics at the undergraduate level and M.A. in English and M.Com. at postgraduate level. The duration of UG and PG courses is different.
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Shri Shikshayatan College Departments
Shri Shikshayatan College provides many quality-oriented educational courses for girls through its centralized departments such as:
- Department of Bengali
- Department of Botany
- Department of Chemistry
- Department of Computer Science
- Department of Economics
- Department of Education
- Department of English (Undergraduate)
- Department of English (Postgraduate)
- Department of Geography
- Department of Hindi
- Department of History
- Department of Mathematics
- Department of Philosophy
- Department of Physics
- Department of Political Science
- Department of Sociology
- Department of Statics
- Department of Urdu
- Department of Zoology
- Department of Commerce Morning Section ( Undergraduate)
- Department of Commerce Evening Section ( Undergraduate)
- Department of Business Administration
- Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
- Department of Commerce Evening Section ( Postgraduate)
- Department of B.Ed.
Shri Shikshayatan College Facilities
Old Institution: The Old institution provides many modern facilities to its students. The auditorium here can seat more than 200 people at a time. The common gymnasium, yoga room, choreography room helps students to exercise, relax, meditate and practice in a regular manner. All sort of indoor games is available here.
Wi-Fi campus: The College is entirely air-conditioned and totally Wi-Fi enabled. Internet Room is equipped with 14 workstations set using HP, for use by students.
Library: College has a computerized open access library with a collection of about 38000 books. In addition to it comprises various journals, magazines, and dailies in its account. The library has a centralized air-conditioning amenity. In addition to this central library, each honors department maintains a small seminar library too.
The Computer Laboratories: The college has two well-equipped computer laboratories comprising 82 workstations, a digital language laboratory with again 15 workstations. A laboratory with 2 Apple Mac-Pro computers for audio-visual editing is available for Journalism and mass communication honors students.