Scottish Church College, Kolkata, West Bengal was established in 1830 and is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. The college offers UG and PG programs and  B.Ed courses to female candidates. Admissions to this college for different courses are on the basis of  Entrance and Merit. Candidates can apply online. The College was ranked #40 for Science and #48 for Arts by The Week in 2019. Some of the eminent recruiters who had visited the College are Amazon, indigo, TCS, Infosys, Cognizant Tech Solutions etc.

Latest Updates: 

  • Scottish Church College PG admissions 2020 has been started. Interested candidates can still apply till November 16, 2020. The Scottish Church College merit list 2020 will be declared on November 18, 2020. The date of admission and commencement of classes is yet to be notified.
  • Scottish Church College UG admissions 2020 are over. The final 25th merit list was declared on October 29, 2020.

Scottish Church College Admission 2020

Dates Events
Opening of application forms for PG courses November 6, 2020
The last date to submit application forms November 16, 2020
Declaration of Merit List November 18, 2020
Date of Admission To be notified
Commencement of Classes To be notified
UG admission based on 22nd merit list October 22, 2020
UG admission based on 23rd merit list October 27, 2020
UG admission based on 24th merit list October 28, 2020
UG admission based on 25th merit list October 29, 2020

Scottish Church College Highlights

Established | Type 1830 | Private
Affiliation University of Calcutta 
Courses offered UG, PG, and B.Ed 
Application mode Online
Admission criteria Merit  and Entrance Based
Scholarships Yes
Facilities Hostel, Library, Placement cell, Counselling cell, Athletics, Gymnasium, Medical facilities, Students Activity Clubs, Internet Facilities, Students Health Home
Top recruiters Amazon, Indigo, TCS, Cognizant Tech Solutions
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Scottish Church College Ranking

  • Ranked 48 for Arts by The Week 2020
  • Ranked 48 for Arts by The Week 2019
  • Ranked 40 for Science by The Week 2019

Scottish Church College Courses

The college offers UG and PG programs in numerous specializations. It also offers a B.Ed program for women only. Below given are details about the courses candidates can check:

Course Details
B.A. (Hons.) Streams: English, Hindi, Bengali, Sanskrit, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology, and Physical Education  
Duration: 3 years  
Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10 + 2 exams
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B.Sc. (H) Streams: Botany/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Microbiology/ Physics/ Psychology/ Statistics/ Zoology  
Duration: 3 years  
Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10 + 2 exams
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MSc. Streams: Botany, Chemistry  
Duration: 2 years  
Eligibility Criteria: Passed B.Sc. in relevant stream
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B.Com (Hons) Stream: Accounting and Finance  
Duration: 3 Years  
Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10 + 2 exams
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BBA (Hons.) Duration: 3 years  
Eligibility Criteria: Passed 10+ 2
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B.Ed Duration:- 2 years
Eligibility Criteria: Passed UG/ PG degree
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Scottish Church College Admissions

Admission to this college is on the basis of merit scored in the last qualifying exam and Entrance Test.

How to apply?

Candidates who wish to get admission to this college need to follow the below-given steps:

  • Visit the college official website and click the academics tab
  • Click on admissions and there you will see the link to online applications
  • Fill the form properly by going through all the instructions
  • Upload passport size photograph (the recent one)
  • Click submit
  • Submit the application fee which is INR 300/-
  • Take out the print out of the form for future reference

For detailed information read  Scottish Church College Admission

Scottish Church College Placement

The College provides good placement opportunities to students of different courses. The interested ones need to register with a placement cell for participating in campus drive. Some of the eminent recruiters visited the campus for recruitments. 

Placement highlights for the year 2018-19 is given below:

  • Number of Companies Visited: 5+
  • Number of Students Selected: 50+

Scottish Church College Scholarships

The College provides various scholarships to economically support the students.  College scholarships are only provided to those students who are not receiving any other scholarships. 

  • Meritorious students are given fee concessions either fully/half/quarter based on certain criteria. These scholarships are available only to economically backward and needy students
  • UGC scholarships for SC/ST students
  • Stephenson Nirmalendu Ghosh for first-year Arts students
  • 2 scholarships of INR 1500 p.a. 
  • 3 scholarships of INR 1000 p.a. for Dalit Christians
  • Prasanna Kumar and Pankaj Nalini Dutta Memorial Scholarship for students getting maximum marks in B.Sc. Hons Part 1 Examination.

Scottish Church College Facilities

Just like every top college, this college also provides basic facilities to students:

  • General Library: The College has a well-equipped library for students and faculty members. It has 1,18,000+ books and approx 13402 journals. The library is automated completely with LIBSYS software. 
  • Medical facilities: The college provides medical facilities like stretchers, wheelchairs, sick rooms, etc. Special toilets for physically challenged students are there. It also offers emergency services.
  • Sports: The college has a well-maintained sports ground with advanced technologies for the sports items like Cricket, Football, Badminton, Hockey, Basketball, and Volleyball.
  • Students Activity Clubs: Students have different clubs such as Nature Study, Photography Club, Budding Painters Club, Debating Society, Literary Society, Western & Indian Music Club, Dance & Drama Club so that they get the chance to enjoy other extra-curricular activities
  • Students' cheap store: The college has a cheap store where students can buy books as well as other stationery items at reasonable rates.
  • Safety and Security: The College campus, as well as hostels, are under the surveillance of CCTV. 
  • Internet Facility: The college provides a facility of Internet to students. Students can access Inflibnet as well as Jstor. 

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Scottish Church College Faculty

The College has skilled and highly experienced faculties. Majority of the facilities are PhD holders. Every department has a head. The college also has many guest lecturers in various departments. 

  • Total Teaching Staff: 120+
  • Associate Professors: 15+
  • Assistant Professors: 10+

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Scottish Church College FAQs

Ques. Do the college have an anti ragging cell?

Ans. Yes, the college has an anti ragging cell. The committee constituted 19 members. Members include principal, vice principal, local councillor, faculties, members of students union etc.

Ques. How to reach Scottish Church College?

Ans. One can reach the College by bus, train or any other means. The campus is located in the Urban area. It's only 17 kms from Howrah. You can use Google maps to reach at the correct location.

Ques. Do the library facilities are available 24×7?

Ans. No, the library has fixed timings i.e. Monday- Friday from 10 A.M to 5 P.M. On saturday's library is open only up to noon. 

Ques. What are the publications of Scottish Church College?

Ans. The College had published its own magazine in 1910 and published journals of humanities and Social Sciences too. 

Ques. How is Scottish Church College for academics?

Ans. Yes, Scottish Church College is a private institute which is one of the oldest yet renowned colleges for its good-faculty across West Bengal. Established in 1830, the college is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Scottish Church College offers various UG, PG, and B.Ed courses. It was ranked at the 48th position for Arts by The Week 2020 and at 40th position for Science by The Week 2019.

Ques. How is the admission process conducted at Scottish Church College?

Ans. Admission processes at Scottish Church College for all the undergraduate, postgraduate, and B.Ed courses are done on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates in the Merit and Entrance exams conducted by the college.

Ques. How to apply for admissions at Scottish Church College?

Ans. Candidates who are willing to apply for admissions at Scottish Church College can be done by visiting the college website and click on the academics tab. The online application for all the courses will be displayed. Select your course and fill the form, upload the recent passport size photograph and pay the required application fee and click on the submit button. Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Ques. What is the cost of the admission application form at Scottish Church College?

Ans. Candidates are required to pay INR 300 to obtain the admission application form and successfully submit it at Scottish Church College.

Ques. What are the scholarships offered at Scottish Church College?

Ans. Scottish Church College offers two scholarships worth INR 1500 per annum and 3 scholarships worth INR 1000 per annum to the Christian students. Fee concessions are also offered by the college. Stephenson Nirmalendu Ghosh for first-year Arts students, and UGC scholarships for SC/ST students.

Ques. What is the selection process at Scottish Church College for BBA (Hons)?

Ans. Candidates who will apply for the BBA (hons) at Scottish Church College will be selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance test followed by Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI).

Ques. Who are the top recruiters at Scottish Church College?

Ans. The Placement Cell of Scottish Church College paves a way for the final year students to showcase their talent and skills to which they've to register to participate in the campus recruitment drive. TCS, Amazon, indigo, Infosys, Cognizant Tech Solutions, and others are the top recruiters at Scottish Church College.

Ques. How many Faculties are there at Scottish Church College?

Ans. More than 120+ faculties who are highly experienced and well-qualified are teaching at Scottish Church College. Out of the total faculties, majority of them are PhD holders.

Ques. On what basis, a candidate is promoted at Scottish Church College?

Ans. Candidates will be promoted to the next semester at Scottish Church College, on the basis of their results/ marks obtained in the last qualifying exams along with the total attendance percentage in the regular classes.

Ques. What if any candidate is absent during the semester exams at Scottish Church College?

Ans. If a candidate is absent during the Scottish Church College semester exams on medical grounds, then he/she is required to submit a Medical Certificate and a letter to the Vice-Principal from the guardian/parent stating the ground for his/her absence. Only such cases will be considered with sympathy and other excuses will not be entertained.