Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata was established in 1954. The college is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It was recognized by the University Grants commission in 1961, Accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council in 2007 with Grade 'B'.

Latest Updates:

  • On December 2, 2020, the College released an Admission Notice, inviting admissions to vacant seats in B.Com. (H), Bengali (H), English (H), and Geography (H). For B.Com (Honours.) students who have scored above 62% (in best four) in their 10+2 examination, and whose names featured in the merit list (including the waiting list) and have not taken admission yet, should mail to the id admission.pccollege@gmail.com by 07/12/2020 expressing their willingness to take admission. Fresh applications invited in Bengali (Hons), English (Hons) and Geography (Hons) for vacant seats. Go to http://admissionpccollege.in/
  • Prafulla Chandra College admissions for BA (Hons.) Bengali is over. Prafulla Chandra College has declared its 4th merit list on October 27, 2020
  • On October 20, 2020, Prafulla Chandra College declared its 21st merit list for BA (Hons.) English, 20th merit list for BA/B.Sc.(Hons.) Geography and 9th merit list for B.Com (Hons.) 
  • 7th merit list for Prafull Chandra College B.Com (Hons.) has been declared on October 20, 2020, 15th merit list for BA/ B.Sc (Hons.) in Geography and 16th merit list for BA (Hons.) in English on October 21, 2020. The date of commencement of classes for UG courses is yet to be notified.
  • The filling of application forms for Prafulla Chandra College admission 2020 for all UG courses was closed on August 25, 2020. As per the Government of India Guidelines, all the candidates were exempted from paying application form fees. The 1st merit list for selected candidates was declared on August 28, 2020, and the last date of admission of candidates was September 3, 2020.
  • Prafulla Chandra College opened Special Admission for SC/ ST/ OBC- A/ OBC-B & the Physically Challenged on September 5, 2020. The college also opened Special admission for BA(Hons.) in Bengali for all candidates on September 9, 2020.
  • Prafulla Chandra College also conducted two special admission rounds for reserved category students for B.Com (Hons.), BA (Hons.) in Bengali & English, and BA/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography on September 17, 2020, and September 21, 2020, respectively.
  • The admission for Prafulla Chandra College M.Com admission 2020 will be through a centralized admission process by the University of Calcutta. The filling of online Prafull Chandra College M.Com 2020 application forms will start from November 2, 2020, and the last date to fill the application form is November 10, 2020. The date of publication of merit lists and commencement of classes is yet to be notified.

Prafull Chandra College Admission 2020

Events Dates
Opening of application forms for all UG Courses 2020 August 10, 2020
Closing of application forms for all UG Courses 2020 August 25, 2020
Declaration of merit list for UG 2020 August 28, 2020
Last date of admission of selected candidates from the merit list 1 September 3, 2020
Special Admission for SC/ ST/ OBC- A/OBC-B & the Physically Challenged September 5, 2020
Last date of admission of candidates selected through 3rd merit list September 8, 2020
Special admission for BA(Hons.) in Bengali for all candidates September 9, 2020
Special admission for Geography Honours for reserved category candidates September 13, 2020
The last date of admission of candidates selected through the 6th merit list September 14, 2020
Special admission for BA(Hons.) in English for reserved category candidates September 15, 2020

The last date of admission of candidates selected through merit list for reserved category students for UG courses:

B.Com (Hons.)

BA (Hons.) in Bengali and English

BA/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography

September 17, 2020

Special admission for reserved category students for UG Courses:

B.Com(Hons.)

BA (Hons.) in Bengali and English

BA/ B.Sc.(Hons.) in Geography

September 18, 2020

The last date of admission of candidates selected through special admission merit for reserved category students for UG courses:

B.Com(Hons.)

BA (Hons.) in Bengali and English

BA/B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography

September 21, 2020

Special admission for reserved category students for UG Courses:

B.Com (Hons.)

BA (Hons.) in Bengali and English

BA/ B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geography

September 21, 2020
Declaration of 7th merit list for B.Com (Hons.) October 20, 2020
Declaration of 15th merit list for BA/ B.Sc (Hons.) in Geography October 21, 2020
Declaration of 16th merit list for BA (Hons.) in English October 21, 2020
4th merit list for BA (Hons.) Bengali October 27, 2020
5th merit list for BA program October 30, 2020
21st merit list for BA (Hons.) English October 30, 2020
9th merit list for B.Com (Hons.)  October 30, 2020
20th merit list for BA/B.Sc.(Hons.) Geography October 30, 2020
Commencement of UG Classes To be Notified
Opening of application forms for M.Com 2020 November 2, 2020
Closing of application forms for M.Com 2020 November 10, 2020
Declaration of Merit List To be notified
Commencement of M.Com 2020 Classes To be notified

Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata offers Various Undergraduate courses in the morning session and M.Com at the PG level in the evening session. It offers a three-year degree(Honours and General) courses in the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Commerce, and the Bachelor of Science. Admission forms for all the courses are filled online and admission to all the courses is based on the merit of the qualifying examination. 

Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institution Type  1954 | Public 
Recognized by UGC, AICTE
Campus  8 acres
Accredited by NAAC 'B'
Total Courses Offered 9 courses across 3 streams
Popular Courses B.Com, B.A.
Applications Available  Online 
Official Website  Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata

Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Achievements

Prafulla Chandra College received a rich legacy of the renowned city college, South Calcutta Branch, Evening Section, established by the Brahmo Samaj Education Society and is subsequently named in the memory of the scientist and educationist, Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy.

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Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Courses

The following table shows the course details:

Courses Details
B.Sc.  Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 examination with 50% in aggregate from a recognised board
Subjects offered: Nutritional science, Physics, Botany, Computer science, Microbiology, Zoology and Chemistry
Selection criteria: merit-based
Intake: 150
B.A (Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 examination with 50% in aggregate from a recognized board
Subjects Offered: English, Geography, Bengali
Selection Criteria: merit-based
B.Com(Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 examination with 50% aggregate and 45% in subject or 45% in subject
Subjects Offered: Accounting Selection Criteria: merit-based
Intake: 1066
B.Sc.(Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 examination with 50% in aggregate from a recognized Board
Subjects Offered: Computer Science
Selection Criteria: merit-based Intake: 47
M.com Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Com(Hons.) in Accounting and Finance
Subjects Offered: Accounting, Marketing
Selection Criteria: merit-based

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Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Admission

Admission to the courses is based on the merit of the qualifying examination. The entire admission process is online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The interested candidate can fill-up the form online:

How To Apply?

The details are as follows:

  • Open the Admission Site.
  • Read the instructions and terms & conditioning carefully
  • Fill up the Admission form with necessary information 
  • Check the complete form and submit the form online
  • Pay the Application fees online or by Bank Challan.
  • If the name appears in the merit list, pay the stipulated Admission fees
  • If the name did not appear in the merit list, seat at the Entrance exam.
  • Print application in colored ink
  • Visit the college for the verification of documents and enrolment

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Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Placements

The college has a well-established training and placement cell for providing job opportunities to the deserving students. campus invites many reputed companies for campus recruitment.

Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Faculty

The college has excellent faculty members. Most of the professors hold a doctorate degree.

Dr. Ratnakar Pani - principal

For UG department -

Total number of Assistant Professors- 18

Total number of college part-time teacher- 25

For UG department -

Total number of Assistant Professors- 6

College part-time teacher 1

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Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata Facilities

There are various facilities available for the teaching staff, students, etc. The college has a well-maintained reading room to serve a large number of students at a time 

  • Classroom: The classrooms are airy, spacious, and well maintained. 
  • Canteen: The canteen caters to the need of the students, where food is available at a reasonable rate.
  • WiFi: The college has a WiFi facility so that students can easily access to the internet facility.
  • Computer Lab: Computer center serving the requirements of the students.
  • Sports: The college has sports facilities where both boys and girls can play various games.
  • Parking: The parking facility is also provided for the students so that they can easily park their vehicles in the parking area.
  • Library: The college has a huge and well-maintained reading room to serve a large number of students at a time 
  • Transport: Transport services are also available for students coming from distant places.
  • Auditorium: A well-maintained auditorium for conducting the seminar, workshop, etc.
  • Yoga: There is room for students who have an interest in doing meditation, yoga, and other activities.

FAQs

Ques. What are the documents required for admission?

Ans. The documents required are as follows:

  • Secondary Admit card
  • Senior Secondary Admit card
  • Senior Secondary mark sheet
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST/OBC), if applicable
  • Stamp size Colour photo
  • Signature

Ques. How is the library of Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata?

Ans. The college library has a collection of about 27,000 books on different topics in various subjects and a good number of reference books. The library has different types of journals and magazines. Library Fee is of Rs. 40 for the regular students.

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for SC/ST opting for BA(Hons.)English?

Ans. For the candidates belonging to SC OR ST category is he/she must have passed 10+2 examination with a minimum aggregate of 45% and 60% in the subject.

Ques. How many seats are available for the students belonging to the General category in the B.Com course?

Ans. 137 seats are available for the students belonging to the General category in the B.Com course.

Ques. How to contact Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata?

Ans. Address: 23, 49 Gariahat Rd, Opposite Ram Krishan mission Dhakuria, Kankulia, Kolkata, West Bengal 700029.

Contact no: 033 2460 2160

Ques. Are admissions based on any entrance exam at Prafulla Chandra College, Kolkata? 

Ans. Admission is strictly made on the basis of merit and in the process of the online system. There is no alternative way of admission. At any point in time, any candidate found using any unfair means including an attempt to get admission through nepotism or favoritism or any agency will be treated as disqualified and any amount paid will be confiscated even if he/she is otherwise eligible and admitted by mistake.

Ques. Does the Prafulla Chandra college provide scholarships to students?

Ans. Yes, the college provides scholarships to students. 

  • The Students’ Aid Fund is used to give financial assistance to deserving students for the purpose of purchasing books, and for payment of the college dues.
  • Government stipends for the SC, ST and religious minority students and scholarships from the college fund are also awarded to deserving students of the college.
  • Students in need of concession should apply to the Principal of the college.
  • Applications for concession are considered on production of necessary authentic documents and fulfilment of other criteria laid down by the college authority.

Ques. What is the library fee and what time is suitable to visit it?

Ans. The fee for regular students is INR. 90/-.

Library Day Monday to Friday Saturday
Working hours 14:00 - 21:00 15:30 - 19:00
Reading room 17:00 - 21:00 17:00 - 19:00

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for M.Com (H) at Prrafulla Chandra College?

Ans. the eligibility is mainly based on 2 things:

  1. The Graduation year must be 2020 or 2019.
  2. B.Com (H) with an aggregate of minimum 60% or 2nd class division from any college identified by UGC.

Ques. Does the college provide Remedial classes? And do they charge any fee for the same?

Ans. Yes, the college provides remedial classes to SC, ST, minority students, OBC non creamy layer etc. No fee is charged for the classes.

Apart from them, general students can also attend the classes at a very low cost.