Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya is a private institution, established in 1966 and located in Howrah, West Bengal. It is one of the oldest rural general degree colleges in Howrah district affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The college has been accredited with Grade B+ by NAAC. The institute is recognized by University Grant Commission (UGC).

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah offers undergraduate programs in three streams namely science, commerce and arts that are B.A., B.A. (Hons), B.Com, B.Com (Hons), B.Sc., B.Sc. (Hons). The minimum eligibility required to apply for the UG courses is 10+2.

The admission procedure is conducted by university itself on the basis of higher secondary (10+2) or its equivalent examination. Candidates can apply to undergraduate programs by filling the application form either online or offline.

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Highlights

Established/Type 1966/ Private
Recognized by UGC
Affiliated To University of Calcutta
Set by Jitendra Nath Nandi
Courses offered B.A., B.Sc., B.Com, B.A (honours), B.Sc. (honours), B.Com (honours)
Eligibility Criteria 10+2
Application mode Online/ Offline
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Popular courses B.Sc., B.Sc. (Honours)
Facilities Library, NSS, Internet Facility
website https://pkhnm.ac.in/

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Courses offered

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah offers undergraduate degree courses in different domains of arts, science and commerce for a duration of 3 years. Tabulated below are the details of the courses offered – Specialization and Eligibility:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.A. (Honours) Bengali, English, History, Political Science A minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent and 45% marks in each subject (5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST/ Category)
B.Sc. (Honours) Mathematics, Economics, Geography
B.Com (Honours) Financial Accounting
B.A. (General) Bengali, English, History, Political Science, Sanskrit, Physical Education
B.Sc. (General) Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Geography
B.Com (General) Financial Accounting

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Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Admission

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah provides admission to candidates purely based on scores obtained by the students in the last qualifying exam. Students are required to obtain a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying exam to become eligible for admission.

How to apply?

The admission process for the courses offered at Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah can be done online as well as offline. 

Online Mode

  • Visit the official website of Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah @pkhnm.ac.in.
  • Fill in the online application form with complete information correctly and submit it before the said deadline.
  • Upload the necessary documents as prescribed in the application form.
  • Pay the application form fee that can be done through NEFT or challan.
  • Take a printout of the filled application from for further references.

Offline Mode

Candidates have to collect the application by visiting the college campus and submitting the application form fees. They can submit the filled application form along with the required documents at the administrative office of the college.

Documents required

  • Class 10th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet and passing certificate
  • School leaving certificate
  • Aadhar card
  • Character certificate
  • Residential certificate
  • Caste reservation (if required)

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Placements

The Placement Committee of Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah is equipped with a Staff Council that focuses on providing career guidance to the students and preparing them for the right job. For the third-year students, the committee organizes various pre-placement activities such as career counselling and orientation sessions to brush up student’s skill sets like writing CVs, participating in group discussions and personal interviews.

Some of the top recruiters of the college select students after rigorous Psychometric Test, Voice Test, and Personal Interview.

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Facilities

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah provides various facilities to cater to the needs of students and faculty members. 

  • Library: The College has a central library that housed learning resources like about 21000 text and reference books in the existing subjects and courses, two daily newspapers, several magazines, journals and question bank.
  • E- resources: The library offers access to Inflibnet that stores thousands of journals, articles, books and dissertations for the purpose of reference and research of the teachers and students alike.
  • Internet facility: The College campus is fully fledged with good internet facility. 
  • National service scheme (NSS): The College has two NSS units that help personality grooming of the students through in-campus training, and involve them in awareness campaigns on various issues and extension activity in the locality. 
  • National cadet Cops: The college has an NCC unit. Students are given NCC training to enable them participate in different certificate courses that help them in getting recruitment in Indian Army and Air Force. 
  • Competitions and Events: Several departments organise seminars, quizzes, debates, extempore where students participate to deliver lectures that to improve their learning skill and in-depth understanding of the subjects.

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah Faculties

Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah has highly qualified and experienced faculty members. Many of them are holding doctorate degrees from renowned institutes. Some of the faculties are:

Dr. Manju Saha

  • Designation: HOD, Associate Professor
  • Department: Bengali
  • Qualification: M.A, Ph.D.

Ms U.S. Roy

  • Designation: HOD, Associate Professor
  • Department: History
  • Qualification: M.A

Shri G.S. Banerjee

  • Designation: HOD, Associate Professor
  • Department: Political Science
  • Qualification: M.A, M.Phil.

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Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah FAQs

Ques. Does Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah have a reservation quota during admission?

Ans. Yes. The seats are reserved for scheduled caste, scheduled tribes and other backward class and physically handicapped candidates in all the courses offered at Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah.

Ques. Can I apply to more than one course offered at Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah?

Ans. Yes, one can apply to more than one course offered at Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah. However, the candidate has to fill a separate application form and pay the application form fee again.

Ques. Does Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah offers financial assistance to students?

Ans. Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah offer scholarships facilities to meritorious and needy students like the national merit scholarship state merit scholarship backward caste and minorities’ scholarship.

Ques. What is the seat intake of B.Com (Hons.) course offered at Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah?

Ans. The seat intake of the B.Com (Hons.) course offered by Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah is 120.

Ques. Is Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah a co-educational college?

Ans. Yes, Purash Kanpur Haridas Nandi Mahavidyalaya, Howrah is a co-educational college affiliated to Calcutta University (CU), Kolkata.