Bidhannagar College, established in 1984, is accredited from NAAC and it is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The college offers 19 courses across 4 streams namely Arts, Education, Science, and across 4 degrees like BSc, BA, MSc. & M.A. Apart from undergraduate courses, the college offers postgraduate courses in Anthropology, Botany, Chemistry, Education, Microbiology and Zoology. Admission to the college is done on the basis of marks secured in the previous qualifying examination and the entrance test conducted by the college.

Bidhannagar College Kolkata Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1984 | Government
Approved by UGC | NAAC
Popular Courses B.A., B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc.
Application Mode Online & Offline
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Campus Area 7.5 Acres
Total Students  UG: 1027 | PG: 144
Facilities Available Library, Auditorium, Sports
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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Courses

The college offers Under-Graduate, Post-Graduate and Research programs in the field of Science, Commerce, and Arts. Tabulated below are the details for the courses:




Duration: 3 Years  

Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM/B from any recognized board  

Subjects Offered: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Microbiology, Geography, Statistics 


Duration: 2 Years  

Eligibility: B.Sc. degree from a recognized university  

Subjects Offered: Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Zoology, Anthropology


Duration: 3 Years  

Eligibility:  10+2 from any recognized board  

Subjects Offered: Bengali, English, Economics, Political Science, Philosophy, Education


Duration: 3 Years  

Eligibility: 10+2 from any recognized board  

Subjects Offered:  English, Accounts, Economics

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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Admission

Admissions at Bidhannagar College, Kolkata is purely based on merits 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. Seats allotted to the College are filled strictly on the basis of merit and interview conducted by the Panel of Experts.

Students who wish to apply for admission in Bidhannagar College may follow the below steps –

  • Visit the official website of the institute and have a look at important dates and guidelines.
  • Fill up the online application on the official website of the institute.
  • After reviewing the documents, a merit list is released by the institute.
  • After the announcement of the merit list, candidates must present themselves in person for counseling/ Group Discussion and interview on scheduled date and time.
  • Admission is confirmed only after the full payment of fees.

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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Placements

Bidhannagar College facilitates the student's placements through proper guidance. It also acts as the interface between various companies seeking talented graduates & postgraduates in various disciplines. Reputed companies visit the campus for the placement process which includes the pre-placement talk and the interviews.

The students of Bidhannagar College have been recruited in several leading companies. The prime campus recruiters of Bidhannagar students are Reliance Industries, TCS, IBM, Aditya Birla Group, Muthoot Finance, Religare, Asian Paints, HDFC Bank, Bank of Maharashtra.

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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Scholarship

The college offers fee-waiver for poor but meritorious students. Students desirous of availing of this opportunity must apply to the college authority after the publication of the relevant notice. Financial assistance is extended to the deserving students in respect of examination fees.

Some of the financial aids provided to the financially backward but meritorious students are:

  • SC/ST Post Matric Scholarship
  • Chief Minister Relief fund
  • Minority Scholarship
  • Merit cum Means Scholarship
  • TARGET Charity Stipend

In addition to the above-mentioned scholarships and financial aids, following aids are available to financially backward but regular and meritorious students:

  • SC/ST Post Matric Scholarship
  • DPI’S Free-Studentship and Half Free-Studentship available for needy students.
  • Book grants for needy students from students’ aid plus Travel grants for educational tours from Teachers’ fund.

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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Faculty

The college has experienced and skilled faculty members in every department. There are a total of 97 faculty members at Bidhannagar College. Out of the total, 58 members are Ph.D. holders. Apart from all this, 21 professors have presented research papers at an international level.

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Bidhannagar College Kolkata Facilities

The college offers a number of facilities to cater to the need of the students as well as faculty members. Listed below are the details for the same: 

  • Mess: The institute has its own mess which is managed and run by the students themselves on campus. Good and hygienic meals are provided in the mess.
  • Gym: For students to stay fit and healthy, the campus is equipped with a gym and fitness center facilities.
  • Library: The library at IY College Mumbai has a huge collection of books. Previous examination papers are also available in the library and the students can avail the facility of issuing a book from the library.
  • Sports: The college has a large playground with provisions for both indoor and outdoor game facilities. It also has a gymnasium equipped with advanced fitness machines. 

Bidhannagar College Kolkata FAQ’s

Ques. Do I need to appear for any competitive examination for admission into the Bidhannagar College, Mumbai?

Ans. No, there is no need to appear for any competitive exam.

Ques. Does the college have a placement cell?

Ans. No, the college doesn’t have a placement cell. However, placement assistance is provided to eligible students.

Ques. What are the documents required at the time of admission?

Ans. Following are the documents required during the admission process:

  • Duly-signed Application Form
  • 10th Class Admit Card (Original and Photocopy)
  • 10+2 Marksheet (Original and Photocopy)
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • School Leaving Certificate

Ques. Does the college offer reservation criteria for admission?

Ans. Yes, the college has reserved seats for various categories. A total of 22% of seats are reserved for SC students and 6% for ST applicants. Students belonging to PWD has 3% seats reserved for them.