Behala College, Kolkata is an art and science college established in the year 1963.  It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The college has re-accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC and is recognized by UGC. Presently, the college is running General and Honors programs in Science and Humanities disciplines at the UG & PG level. It has excellent facilities for a better learning environment of students.

Behala College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1963 | Government Aided
Affiliation Calcutta University
Approval UGC
Accreditation NAAC
Courses Offered UG & PG
Admission Criteria Merit & Entrance based
Application Mode Online
Official website

Behala College Courses

Following are the courses offered by the college, under various specializations and levels:

Course Specializations Eligibility
B.A (General) Defence Studies, Physical Ed., Environmental Science 10+2 with 50% aggregate marks & 45% in the subject
BA (Hons.) Bengali, English, History, Sanskrit, Journalism & Mass Com., Pol. Science, Philosophy, Education
B.Sc. (General) Statistics, Botany
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Zoology, Computer Science, Geography, Environment Science, Economics, Electronics, Food & Nutrition
M.Sc. Chemistry, Mathematics Bachelor degree in the relevant subject with 50% marks
MA Bengali, History

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Behala College Admission

Candidates can apply online using the admission portal. Candidates applying for BA English and BA Bengali must appear for an entrance test. Admissions to all other UG courses are done based on merit in the 10+2 examination.

The selection of candidates for PG courses is on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam conducted by the institute.

How to Apply?

  • Visit the institute’s official website
  • Go to the online admission
  • Fill in all requisite particulars in the application form 
  • Upon completion, the candidates will get a unique application number 
  • After submission of the form, three copies of challan are generated 
  • Submit the challan copies to Bank of Baroda, at any Branch, along with the requisite fees.

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Behala College Placements

There is an official placement and training cell at this College. The cell encourages the students to take part in training programs, group discussions, aptitude tests, to achieve maximum possible placements for students.

There are also training programs within the campus for soft skills development to make the students ready-to-job professionals. Apart from improving the technical skills of students, the college also focuses on the personality development of students.

Different companies take part in the campus recruitment drive. Some of the recruiters are TCS, ICICI Prudential, Wipro, Bandhan Bank, JIO, Reliance and many more

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Behala College Facilities

The College offers various facilities to students like the following.

  • Games & Sports: Students can enjoy indoor games like table tennis, chess, carom, etc. There are also intra-college tournaments of football, table tennis, volleyball, cricket, and badminton. Students also take part in University tournaments 
  • Health Unit:  A health unit is there with first aid facilities for students in case of sickness or discomfort
  • Library: The College has a well-stocked library is there with a wide collection of books on various subjects. Book Bank facility is there for  meritorious students from economically weaker section
  • Canteen: The college has a canteen where tasty and hygienic foods are available at cheap rates
  • Gymnasium: There is a gymnasium for regular fitness activities of students and teachers.
  • Other Facilities: Cycle Stand, ATM, Cheap store, Common Rooms, Psychological Counseling

Behala College FAQs

Ques. Can I apply offline for admission?

Ans. The college accepts only online applications through their official website. There are no other means of application

Ques.  Does the Behala College provide accommodation facilities?

Ans. No, there are no hostels for students

Ques. Are there any scholarships for students?

Ans. The college provides financial aid to meritorious and economically weaker students. There are also government scholarships for SC/ST/OBC and Minority category students.

Ques. Are any seats reserved for state students?

Ans. 60% of the seats in postgraduate are reserved for CU students and the rest 40% are reserved for students from the non-CU background. 

Ques. Is there any special course for weaker students?

Ans. Yes, there are remedial courses provided beyond regular college hours for students with weaker academic performance. The campus is kept under strict CCTV guidance at all times to maintain the moral code of conduct. Several newly installed smart classrooms are also available.