Maulana Azad College was established on December 9, 1926. The college functions under the administrative control of The Higher Education Department, Government of West Bengal. Maulana Azad College inherits a history of progressive development since December 9, 1926, when Islamia College was founded by Lord Lytton, the then Governor of Bengal. Immediately after independence, the College was renamed Central Calcutta College and its doors were opened to all students irrespective of caste, creed and religion. In 1960, the college was renamed Maulana Azad College in memory of the great national leader and eminent scholar, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
International collaboration -
Number of collaborations with National Institutions
11(Universities and Research Institutes)
Number of collaborations with International Institutions
Extracurricular activities -
Journals & Periodicals
Maulana Azad National Scholarship Scheme for Girls belonging to Minorities is provided by Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) which is funded by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India