Quick Updates 2020

August 18: Admissions are ongoing to Surendranath Evening College UG courses. Last date to apply is August 23, 2020.

Surendranath Evening College was established in 1961, in Kolkata, West Bengal. Affiliated to University of Calcutta, Surendranath Evening College is recognized by UGC and has also received a C grade by NAAC. Currently, the college offers UG degrees in Arts, Science, and Commerce streams across various specializations. The degrees conducted are all of three years duration, delivered in the annual mode. Admissions to all courses are online and merit based. It also has an active placement cell to assist graduates make a successful entry into the professional field.

Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1961 | Public
Recognized by UGC 
Affiliated to University of Calcutta
Courses Offered UG courses across 3 streams
Popular Courses BA, B.Com, B.Com Honors
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Facilities Available Library, Audio Visual Room , Indoor Sports
Official Website Surendranath Evening College

Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Courses

The programs offered at the Surendranath Evening College are listed in the table below. 

Course Details
BA
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Specializations: Bengali, English, Philosophy, Economics, Political Science, Urdu, Sanskrit, Geography, Hindi, History, 
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
BA (Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Specializations: Bengali, English, Hindi, Urdu, History
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B. Sc
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Specializations: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer, Electronics Science
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B. Sc (Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Specializations: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Electronic
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Com
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based
B.Com(Hons.)
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Specializations: Accounting & Finance, Marketing
  • Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 with 50% in aggregate and 45% in related subject or 55% in related subject
  • Selection Criteria: Merit based

Note: SC/ST applicants need to have scored 40% in aggregate or 40% in a related subject.

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Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Admissions

The admission process to Surendranath Evening College is online and does not involve any counseling but is strictly based on academic merit, accorded on a first-come-first-served basis. Subject combinations are not flexible and students are required to opt for the prescribed combinations as set by the University. Shortlisted applicants are intimated directly by the college via email or telecommunications.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official college website.
  • Application for multiple subjects should be done through as many separate applications.
  • Fill the application form with all the required fields carefully.
  • All supporting documents including photograph and specimen signature are required to be uploaded at the time of online application.
  • Submit the application fee and form.
  • Verification of documents are done when the student reports at the college at the start of the session.

Documents to be submitted at the time of admission:

  • Photocopies of Admit Card and Mark Sheets of class 10th and 12th
  • Character certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last attended.
  • Two recent passport size photographs. 
  • SC/ST certificate (if applicable)
  • Migration Certificate 

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Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Placements

An active placement cell at the college arranges for campus placement opportunities with reputed corporate houses. Students of Computer Applications, and Electronic Science are in high demand at these placement drives. The cell also organizes career guidance classes for the students who wish to appear for various competitive examinations.

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Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Scholarships

Surendranath Evening College has a dedicated Poor Welfare Fund that takes into consideration the plight of economically underprivileged students and extends full waiver of college fees and other related financial expenses. Free studentship also offered to students on a need-cum-merit basis. The college also entertains requests for financial assistance from SC/ ST/ OBC category students. Students from the suburban locals are issued a monthly Railway Concession Card by the college authority to subsidize their rail travel expenses.

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Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Facilities

Surendranath Evening College is located bang in the middle of the Kolkata metropolitan area with easy access to both rail and bus services for suburban students. The college offers the following infrastructural facilities on its campus:

  • ICT-enabled classroom with audio-visual equipment for improved teaching and learning process
  • IT Lab with an adequate number of computers to facilitate students.
  • Modern Auditorium for events like seminars, exhibitions, and meetings.
  • Well-stocked library that allows students to both read and lend books from during working hours. Each department also has a departmental library to facilitate research.
  • Canteen for delicious and healthy food at reasonable cost.
  • Separate Common Room for boys and girls with indoor games facilities.
  • Broadband Internet Facilities.
  • Provisions of Power Backup.
  • Off-campus Ladies Hostel for outstation girl students with modern facilities and security.

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Surendranath Evening College, Kolkata Faculty

The esteemed faculty members of Surendranath Evening College regularly participate in State, National and International Seminars. As per records, the faculty of the college have 65 internationally published papers and 25 nationally, as well as 45 Newspaper/ Magazine articles to their credit. 12 books have been authored by the faculty and 11 books edited by them. Of the 27 permanent faculty members at the college, 16 hold a Ph.D. Degree.

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FAQs

Ques. Is the eligibility criteria different for students from the WB State Council and that of other Board of Studies at Surendranath Evening College?

Ans. Yes, Surendranath Evening College requires applicants from Boards of studies other than the WB State Council to have a higher aggregate percentage for certain programs. For example, B.A. and B.Sc. General course requires WB State Council students to have an aggregate of 30% but other Board students need to have scored at least 40% in aggregate. B. Com General course requires W.B. State Council students have scored 30% in Aggregate and 30% in Related Subject while other Board students need to have scored 40% in Aggregate and 40% in Related Subject.

Ques. I wish to pursue B.Sc. in Chemistry at Surendranath Evening College. However, in the 10+2 level, I have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Ans. One of the eligibility criteria for B.Sc. in Chemistry at Surendranath Evening College is to have studied and passed Physics and Mathematics at the 10+2 level. So, if you did not have mathematics as a paper in the 10+2 level, you will not be considered eligible for B.Sc. in Chemistry at Surendranath Evening College.

Ques. What is the intake capacity for each course at Surendranath Evening College?

Ans. The annual intake capacity for the different UG level programs at Surendranath Evening College is presented below:
Course SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PWD General Total Intake
B.Com (H) 115 30 52 37 5 283 522
B.Com (Gen) 139 38 63 44 6 343 633
Bengali (H) 22 6 10 7 1 54 100
English (H) 44 12 20 14 3 106 199
Hindi (H) 13 4 6 4 1 30 58
Urdu (H) 7 2 3 2 1 20 35
History (H) 7 2 3 2 1 19 34
B.A (G) 109 30 50 35 5 265 494
B.Sc. (G) 33 9 15 10 3 80 150
Math (H) 7 2 3 2 1 20 35
Chemistry (H) 7 2 3 2 1 17 32
Physics (H) 11 3 5 3 1 25 48
Electronics (H) 5 1 2 2 1 14 25

Ques. What is the reservation policy followed at the Surendranath Evening College?

Ans. The percentage of seats reserved for specific categories of students can be derived from the category-wise intake capacity of the Surendranath Evening College.
Student Category Percentage of Reservation Range
General 52 - 57%
SC 20 - 23%
ST 4 - 7%
OBC-A 8 - 10%
OBC-B 6 - 8%
PWD 1 - 4%

Ques. Is attendance compulsory at the Surendranath Evening College?

Ans. As per directives of the University of Calcutta, students are required to have 75% attendance in each subject, in order to be considered as regular students. Students not having required attendance percentage and non-participation in tutorials, practical, etc., will be barred from appearing for annual examinations. Please note that it is mandatory for B.Sc. students to attend theoretical classes in order to be allowed to attend respective practical sessions.