Bijoy Krishna Girls College (BKGC), Howrah was established in the year 1947 with the mission of empowering girls through the expansion of knowledge. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. It has the approval of NCTE and achieved CPE status by UGC. Presently, it is running BA, B.Sc., and B.Com. at the UG level and MA, M.Sc.,M.Com. at the PG level. The college also offers a teacher’s training program B.Ed. for students. It has a consistent record of excellent academic results with rank holders in University exams

BKGC Howrah Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1947 | Public
Affiliation University of Calcutta
Approval NCTE
Accreditation NAAC
Courses Offered UG, PG
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Application mode Online
Official Website

BKGC Howrah Courses

Following are the courses offered by the college at the UG and PG level:

Courses Specializations Eligibility
B.Sc. (Hons) Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology, Geography 10+2 in science stream with 50% in aggregate and 45% in subject OR 50% in aggregate OR 55% in Subject
B.Sc. - 10+2 in science stream with 30% in aggregate
B.A. (Hons) Bengali, History, Sociology, Education, English, Philosophy, Political science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Economics. 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate and 45% in subject OR 50% in aggregate OR 55% in Subject
B.A. (General) - 10+2 with 30% in aggregate
B.Com (Hons) Accounting and Finance 10+2 in commerce stream with 50% in aggregate and 45% in subject OR 50% in aggregate OR 55% in Subject
B.Com (General) Accounting and Finance 10+2 with 30% in aggregate
MA Philosophy, Sanskrit, Bengali, History Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline.
M.Sc. Geography
M.Com. Accounting and Finance
B.Ed. Language, Social Sciences, Science, Mathematics Graduation in any discipline with 50% marks or/and Master’s Degree in Sciences/ Humanities/ Social Science with 55% marks

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BKGC Howrah Admissions

The selection of candidates for UG and PG courses will be on the basis of marks secured by them in the last qualifying exams. Admission to B.Ed. program is granted based on the total Grade Marks against marks secured in different qualifying examinations i.e. SSC, HSC, UG, PG, Ph.D./M.Phil.

How to apply?

  • Go to the official website of the college and click on ‘Apply Online’.
  • Fill up the form by entering the necessary information.
  • After filling the form, application preview is displayed
  • If a candidate is satisfied with the form click ‘Save’.
  • Remember the unique Application ID.
  • Proceed to the payment page and then click on SBI Collect.
  • Pay fees of application either online or offline through SBI Collect.
  • After successful payment, transaction id will be generated.
  • Insert it and submit your application.
  • After successful submission, take a print copy of your application form.

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BKGC Howrah Placements

The college has a placement cell which takes care of the placement activities and encourages students to become an ideal employee for industries. The cell also arranges training programs to provide guidance in interview techniques, ability tests, and group discussions for maximizing placement opportunities

Various students of this college are placed under reputed companies. Some of the recruiters are:

  • Axis Bank
  • ITC
  • Marriott
  • Spice jet 
  • TCS 
  • Wipro.

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BKGC Howrah Facilities

The college is located in the heart of the city, Howrah providing all the services and facilities to the students on campus and distant learners. 

  • Laboratories: Every science department has well-equipped science laboratories to provide the students with excellent practical knowledge
  • Library: There is a well-stocked library with a variety of books. The library has two sections, one for PG and the other for UG
  • Hostel: The college has a hostel for outstation students. The hostel has gym facilities & a library. There is a mess with good and hygienic food for students
  • Games and Sports: There is a game & sports department which encourages the students to take part in various tournaments.

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BKGC Howrah FAQs

Ques. Are there any scholarships for students?

Ans. Yes, there are various scholarships to provide financial support to students. Two major scholarship schemes are Post-Matric Scholarship and Central Sector Scheme Scholarships 

Ques. Does the college conduct any entrance test for admission?

Ans. No, the admissions are on the basis of merit.

Ques. What is the criterion for seat allocation in B.Ed.?

Ans. For B.Ed., 50% seats are for deputed candidates and 50% for freshers. Deputed candidates are those who are teaching in classes V to XII only. Selection of Deputed will be made on the basis of the period of approved services in the School.

Ques. How to reach the BKGC Howrah?

Ans. It is situated at the heart of Howrah and thus easily accessible by train and bus.

Ques. What is the total intake capacity of M.Sc.?

Ans. There are 30 seats for M.Sc. in total.