Katwa College is situated in Purba Burdwan District of West Bengal. It was established in 1960 under the affiliation of the University of Burdwan and is one of the oldest colleges in Katwa. Katwa College, Burdwan is a Government aided college that offers only undergraduate courses, i.e, BA, B.Sc, B.Com and B.Ed in different specializations. 

Katwa College is awarded a B+ grade by NAAC and is recognized by UGC. Admissions to these courses are merit based.

Katwa College, Burdwan Highlights

Established | Institution Type 1960 | Government Aided
Recognized by UGC
Affiliated to University of Burdwan
Courses Offered UG
Application mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit based
Facilities Available Hostel, Internet & Computer, Library, Laboratory, Medical Assistance, Common Room, Gymnasium, Canteen, Seminar Hall
Official Website katwacollege.ac.in/index.php

Katwa College, Burdwan Courses

Katwa College Burdwan offers undergraduate courses in Arts, Science, and Commerce in a variety of subjects and also offers a B.Ed. degree programme. The detailed information of the courses are given below:

Courses Details
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Bengali, English, Sanskrit, History, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Economics
  • Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 level in the respective Honors subject from a recognized institute
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
BA (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Geography, General
  • Eligibility: Passed 10+2 from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Sc (Honors)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Botany, Physiology, Zoology, Economics
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Sc (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Biology, General
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Com (Honours)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Accountancy
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Com (General)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have a valid bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute or board
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based

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Katwa College, Burdwan Admissions

Admission in Katwa College, Burdwan is purely merit based. Students must have passed in their H.S level examination from a recognized board.

How to apply?

Candidates who are willing to take admission to this college have to apply online. Generally,the online admission process starts after the publication of Higher Secondary results.

  1. One has to visit the official website of this college and register yourself by providing valid Email id and mobile number to receive OTP for verification of application form.
  2. Login using credentials. Enter all the essential academic details in form and upload important documents.
  3. After registration, candidates should have a print out of auto generated application form containing a unique Application Number.
  4. Submit the application form after successfully paying the fees required.
  5. Application fee for each application form should be done through an online payment gateway.

Documents Required

  • Scanned Passport Size Photo
  • Scanned Signature 
  • Scanned copy of Admit Card
  • Marksheet (H.S.)
  • Admit Card/ Registration Certificate (H.S.)
  • Caste Certificate (if any)

Katwa College, Burdwan Scholarships

A handful of stipends, scholarships, free studentships and half free studentships are given to financially backward and meritorious students namely Anandinath Mukherjee Memorial Scholarship, Nilima Debi Memorial Scholarship, Prof. Madhusudan Roy Scholarship and Prof. Shaktimoi Mondal (Roy) Scholarship.

Katwa College, Burdwan Facilities

  • Library: Katwa College Burdwan has a huge collection of books accessible by the students. The central library consists of more than 39,101 books.
  • Hostel: This College has hostel facilities for both male and female students separately.
  • Internet & Wi-Fi: Katwa College Burdwan has free and well accessible internet and WIFI connection in different corners of the college.
  • Laboratory: Laboratory plays an immense role for the education of Science faculty. Here in this college, the laboratories have necessary equipment and large well ventilated rooms.
  • Staff Quarter: All the academic, non-academic staff and teachers have their designated Staff Quarters in Katwa College Burdwan.
  • Medical Facility: In times of need, the essential medical facilities can be accessed in this college.
  • Green Garden: A unique feature of Katwa College Burdwan is their green garden which is filled with medicinal and aromatic plants.
  • Gymnasium & Indoor game facility: More sports and fitness facilities Gymnasium & Indoor game facilities are available in this college.

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Katwa College, Burdwan FAQs

Ques How to reach Katwa College, Burdwan?

Ans. Katwa College, Burdwan is situated on the confluence of the rivers Ajay and Bhagirathi and thus the east, west and north of the town get bounded by waterbody It is at the easter end of the district and 150 km away from Kolkata and 56 km from Burdwan Town. Katwa is connected by railway from Howrah to North Bengal and presently it is connected with Burdwan and Ahmedpur (Birbhum) through broad gauge.

Ques. What courses are provided by Katwa College, Burdwan? Does the institute provide any postgraduate course?

Ans. Katwa College, Burdwan provides only undergraduate courses in the fields of Arts, Science and Commerce. The courses are BA, BA Honors, B.Sc, B.Sc Honors, B.Com, B.Com Honors, B.Ed. No, the institute does not provide any postgraduate course. 

Ques. What is the selection criteria for admissions to courses at Katwa College, Burdwan? 

Ans. The selection criteria for admissions to undergraduate courses at Katwa College is merit based. Candidates must have passed their 12th examinations from a recognized institute or board with valid minimum eligible scores.

Ques. What facilities are offered by Katwa College, Burdwan?

Ans. Katwa College, Burdwan provides various facilities to its students such as Library, Hostel, Internet & Wi-Fi facility, Gymnasium, Medical facility, Indoor games facility, laboratory, staff quarter, green garden, canteen etc.