Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata, is a Girl’s college established in the year 1955 by Shri Sitaram Seksaria. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta, Kolkata & recognized by NCTE. It offers B.A (H), B.Com (H), B.Sc (H), BBA (Hons.), B.Ed, at UG level & M.Com, and MA programs at PG level. In addition, there are also certain programs under the evening shift and self-financed scheme. Admissions to various courses are purely merit-based and application to various courses is possible via the admission link available on the institute’s official website.
|Type of Institute||Public|
|Affiliation||University of Calcutta|
|Courses Offered||UG & PG|
The college offers B.A across seven disciplines, B.Sc(H) across five disciplines, B.Com(H) across twelve disciplines along with B.Ed in a couple of subjects. Admissions to M.Sc/ M.Com courses are based on the percentage in graduation along with performance in a personal interview. Here are the details of the courses in brief:
|Bengali||55% aggregate marks in 10+2 with 45% in Bengali Or 55% in Bengali if the aggregate is below 50% and must have passed in English|
|Education||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks as well as Education/ equivalent subjects and must have passed in English|
|English||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks as well as in English|
|Hindi||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks and 45% in Hindi. Or 55% in Hindi if the aggregate is below 50% and must have passed in English|
|History||10+2 with aggregate 50% marks and 45% in History and must have passed in English|
|Political Science||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks as well as in Political Science and must have passed in English|
|Sociology||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks and 55% in English|
|Journalism & Mass Communication||10+2 with 50% in aggregate and English separately|
|B.Sc.(H)||Botany||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks as well as in Botany/ Biology/ Biotechnology and 50% in Chemistry and must have passed in English|
|Economics||10+2 with aggregate 60% marks as well as in Mathematics and must have passed in English|
|Geography||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks as well as in Geography with 50% in English.|
|Mathematics||10+2 with 65% aggregate marks and 70% in Mathematics and must have passed in English|
|Chemistry||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks and 65% in Chemistry and must have passed in English|
|Botany||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks and 45% in the respective subjects and must have passed in English|
|Mathematics||10+2 with 55% marks in Mathematics and aggregate as well and must have passed in English|
|Statistics||10+2 with 85% marks in Mathematics and must have passed in English|
|Computer Science||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks and 60% in the related subjects and must have passed in English|
|BA(General)||Economics||10+2 with 50% aggregate marks as well as in the relevant subjects.|
|From Commerce Stream||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks as well as in Accountancy and must have passed in English|
|From Science Stream||10+2 with 60% aggregate marks as well as in Mathematics and must have passed in English|
|From Eco/ Stat/ Mathematics Stream|
|BBA(H)||-||Minimum 60% marks in aggregate with Mathematics/Business Mathematics/Statistics in 10+2 and must have passed in English & Mathematics/Business Mathematics/Statistics|
MA/M.Sc. or BA (Hons)/ B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks
|MA||English||B.A (Hons.) with 50% marks in aggregate.|
|Marketing||B.Com (Hons.) with 50% marks in aggregate.|
|Accounting and Finance|
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Admission to the undergraduate as well as post-graduate program is purely based on merit. For admission into postgraduate courses in addition to scores obtained in graduation, 20% weightage is given to candidates based on personal interviews.
Students desirous of getting admission for B.Ed. courses in any of the disciplines mentioned above must clear the communication skill test apart
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SSC takes the utmost care in training its students for making them job-ready. There is a separate training and placement cell in collaboration with OMNIFIN having a qualified placement officer who collaborates with various companies for industrial training as well as for placements both for on-campus and off-campus. Different training activities are arranged for students to improve their soft skills coupled with interview preparation for various jobs especially Govt. examinations.
The placement team helps the students in every possible way to get internships and placements. Campus placements usually take place for 3rd-year students. Around 60-70 % of students get placed during campus interviews. Workshops are arranged to help students get acquainted with the latest trends in the industry.
Several companies under different sectors recruit students with handsome salary packages. Some prominent recruiters are:
Students from Commerce stream usually get placed in BPO with a starting salary of Rs 15,000 during training but the institute gives priority to students who scored well both in their 10+2 and graduation.
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Ques. Is Shri Shiksahayatan College a co-education college?
Ans. Absolutely not. The college is a Public Women’s College meant only for girls.
Ques. Does Shri Shiksahayatan College provide a hostel?
Ans. Yes, this college has a hostel facility for outstation students.
Ques. During the global corona pandemic, do an individual need to visit Shri Shiksahayatan College for admission procedure?
Ans. The admission process of this college is online and candidates can apply for admission through the institute’s official website (http://shrishikshayatancollege.org/). Candidates are not required to visit the college campus for admission.
Ques. How are the faculties of Shri Shiksahayatan College?
Ans. The faculties are well-experienced, highly-qualified, and help the students in every possible way they can. Most of the faculties have graduated from renowned institutes like IITs, NITs, etc. Faculties of this institute are not only educated individuals, they are supportive and helpful. To cope with the prevailing digital wave worldwide the institute offers smart calls, or digital display boards to make classes interesting and interactive. Thanks to its team of highly qualified and dedicated faculties who have been providing tireless service for years.
Ques. Does Shri Shiksahayatan College provide placement assistance?
Ans. Shri Shikshayatan has a separate placement cell which takes care of all placement related issues and training. Reputed companies like PWC, Wipro, Indigo, etc often visit the campus and conduct placements for 3rd-year students. These companies offer placements at lucrative packages.
Ques. How to contact Shri Shiksahayatan College in case of any queries?
Ans. For admission related queries, candidates can drop an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.