Chandernagore College was established in 1862 by the French colonial government as a primary school; it was re-established in 1931 as one of the oldest institutes in west Bengal district Hooghly. It is affiliated to the University of Burdwan. 

It offers 20+ courses across the three streams i.e. Arts, commerce and science. Applications to Chandernagore college are invited in online mode only. Admissions are offered based on the merit marks obtained by the candidates. For merit score, the best four subjects scores are calculated.

Chandernagore College Highlights

Established in 1862
Affiliation University of Burdwan
Accredited NAAC
Funded by RUSA
Courses offered BA, Bcom, BSc
Admission criteria Merit
Application mode Online
Facilities Library, Canteen, Health care unit/Sickroom, Books and stationery outlet, Photocopy outlet Hostel, Cafeteria, Spacious and tech-savvy classrooms, Laboratory.Differently-abled friendly campus, gymnasium, parking lot and playground, security, Heritage building.
Official website

Chandernagore College Courses Offered

Course Details
BA Subjects - Bengali, economics, education, English, French, History, Geography, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology and Sanskrit
Eligibility – passed 10+2.
Duration- 3 years
Course Fees- Rs 920/-
BSc Subjects- Physics, Botany, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Zoology, and Chemistry
Eligibility- passed 10+2
Duration- 3 Years
Course Fees- 920/-
B.Com Eligibility: passed 10+2
Duration- 3 Years
Course Fees- 1025/-

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Chandernagore College Admission

Students are offered admission to the College based on a merit list prepared by the College after the declaration of results by different boards.

How to apply?

  • After opening the official website click on the banner Admission online 
  • Website will redirect to the online application form
  • After registering themselves on the website by giving the mobile number for further communication.
  • After registering successfully an account of the candidate will be created.
  • Fill up the necessary details to claim the eligibility criteria.
  • Submit the documents 
  • Fill up the application form 

Chandernagore College Placement

 Chandernagore college has a career counselling and placement cell which helps and guides students towards a better career and placement. According to NIRF 2020 report 

The median salary for undergraduate batch 2018-19 60,000
The median salary for postgraduate batch 2017 -18 1,20,000

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Chandernagore College Scholarships

The students of all the courses belonging to SC/ST/OBC/ Aikya Shree /SMCM can apply for the scholarship. They will need to submit the document and details for the same during the admission. Even meritorious students get scholarships from the College.

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Chandernagore College Facilities

  • Classrooms- the classrooms in the College provide technological aids and spacious rooms to students.
  • Hostel facilities - Hostel facilities for Girls are available at the Chandernagore college. Situated within the campus area only it has capacity for 36 students. Rooms have ergonomically designed and are aesthetically furnished. Facilities included in the hostel are Dining hall, Drinking water, Laundry service, Wifi, Library, Visitor’s room, sanitation etc.
  • Canteen - The college provided food refreshments.
  • Library facility - Library has a collection of over 500 Books. Library system has overall 17 libraries i.e. 1 central and 16 departmental libraries for seminar etc. The library provides a reading room, reprographic services and access to e-learning resources.
  • Laboratories- The chandernagore college has three computer laboratories- The central computer laboratory, Departmental laboratory for science and maths.
  • Sports club a playground with Badminton, Tennis, Volleyball.
  • Gymnasium- College has a gymnasium for exercise and workout for physical as well as the mental well being of its students.
  • Health care unit/sick room-The college provided basic health care facilities for immediate assistance for its students and staff.
  • Book and stationery outlet - Which provides books, reference material and stationery products.
  • Differently- abled friendly campus-Ramps and elevators within the college building and washroom for differently-abled students.

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Chandernagore College Faculty

With 16+departments and 100 + qualified candidates.

Post No.of faculty
Dean 01
Professor 01
Assistant professor 50+
Associate Professor 20+
Others 18+

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Ques. What is the seat distribution in the for BA honours courses atChandernagore college?

Ans. For English honours For general category it is 36, for Sc 15, St 4 and obc A 7, OBC B 5 I.e. a total of 67.POL. SC For general category 34, For SC 13 For St 4 Obc A-6, Obc B-4 a total of 61 seats. For the year 2020-2021.

Ques. What are the fees for Hostel facilities in Chandernagore college?

Ans. One-time advance payment for each semester Rs 3,900 and Monthly payment in advance i.e. Rs 3,000. Payment for hostel facilities will be accepted to the designated account provided by the college.

Ques.  What are the contact details of Chandernagore college?

Ans. Chandernagore college 

Address-Strand Road, Chandanagore, Dist- Hooghly, West Bengal,

Pin - 712136 .For email Contact through phone 033-26835790,033-26855001,033-26855002,033-26855001.

Ques. What is the fees structure at Chandernagore college?

Ans. For BA Hons(except Geography Honours ) for west Bengal higher secondary students it is 920 Rs and for others, it is 940 Rs. For BSc honours (Mathematics, Botany and Zoology) west Bengal higher secondary it is 1200 Rs and for other students, it is 1220rs.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for vocational candidates at Chandernagore college?

Ans. For B.A. (General) Candidates must have passed in engineering and technology with pass marks in mathematics, Agriculture, Home Science. For pass in Business & commerce. For B.SC. ( General) Bio a pass in agriculture with pass marks in biology & chemistry.