Loreto College, Kolkata Loreto College is an all-girls catholic college founded in the year 1912 in Kolkata. The main aim of the college is to provide literacy programs to underprivileged girls, evolve high educational standards, and implant values of commitment and leadership in them. Affiliated to the University of Calcutta, LC Kolkata is recognized by UGC, New Delhi in 2006 with ‘Potential for Excellence’.
Loreto College Highlights
Type of college
NAAC ‘A’ grade accredited
7, Sir William Jones Sarani (formerly Middleton Row) Kolkata - 700071 West Bengal, India
Loreto College Ranks and Award
5 Star College
2nd Cycle - Grade ‘A’
3rd Cycle- Grade ‘A’
‘Potential for Excellence’
76th in Top Colleges in India
Loreto College Kolkata Courses
The college believes in recruiting experienced faculty, which is highly committed to groom the students as per the industry-standards. The courses are designed as per the real-time scenario and are discussed with the Loreto college faculty and management as well. Listed below are the names of main programs (general and honours) offered at Loreto:
The following chart indicates the name of the courses with eligibility:-
Note: Compulsory subjects for all Honours and General courses in Undergraduate program:-
*Environmental Studies(Only in the 3rd year)
Eligibility for the courses offered
The eligibility criteria of all the courses Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs are followed as per the Board of University of Calcutta. The following table elaborates the criteria of respective courses:
B.A. (Hons) in English, History, Pol-Science, Psychology
10+2 with 60% in total aggregate
History, Pol-Science, or Psychology as one of the main subjects respectively as per your choice of course
M.A. in English
Note: Candidates are notified that English is a mandatory subject for all the courses.
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Loreto College Admission
The college invites applicants for admission to general and honours courses in Arts and Science stream. The admission procedure of Loreto College is followed as per Higher Secondary Board of University of Calcutta.
Interested candidates have to:-
- Visit the centralized website of CU(www.caluniv.ac.in)
- Register themselves for UG/PG Admissions
- Fill the Calcutta University application form with required details
- Pay the amount of application fee as per course and category
One will be offered admission to Loreta college on the basis of their
- Qualifying marks in 10+2
- Written test
- Personal Interview
Once candidates are done with the admission procedure and college find them eligible for the respective course, they can enroll their names to the college.
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Loreto College Placement
Placement assistance is provided to all students of the college along with the provision of information relating to the scope of higher studies both in the country and abroad in addition to job vacancies and possible job prospects. The presentations are followed by recruitment drives in which the cell assists the recruiting organization. Many of the reputed companies visit the campus for recruitment such as Cognizant Technology Solutions, ITC, Deloitte, Citi Bank, HSBC Bank, Syndicate Bank, Indigo Airlines, Jet Airways, Emirates, Teach for India, Biswajit Sarkar IP Attorneys (law firm). Wipro, Price Water House Cooper, Tata Consultancy Services.
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Loreto College Scholarships
The annual scholarship program is run by the college to provide a range of options and a breadth of opportunities for students to excel College.
- Academic scholarship
- All-rounder scholarship
- All-rounder boarding scholarship
- Music scholarship
- Indigenous Youth Leadership Program
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