Charuchandra College, Kolkata established in the year 1947, is a 71 years old college situated in the state of West Bengal. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The college offers both Honors and General Undergraduate courses in the field of Science, Arts, and Commerce. Admissions to all the courses are done through online mode only as per the guidelines of the University of Calcutta. The college with its rich academic, sports, and cultural heritage looks forward to giving its students all the opportunities with which they can uplift themselves in their respective chosen careers or field of study.

Charuchandra College Highlights

Established  1947
Institute Type Public
Affiliation University of Calcutta
Accredited By NAAC with grade ‘B’
Courses offered UG
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Application Mode Online
Official Website

Charuchandra College Courses

Following are the courses offered by the college in the field of Arts, Science and Commerce:

Courses Specializations Eligibility
B.A. (Hons.) Bengali, English, Political Science, Economics 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate along with 45% marks in the relevant discipline. 
B.A. (General) - 10+2 with 30% marks in aggregate
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Zoology, Botany 10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate and 40% in the relevant discipline.
B.Sc. (General) Physical Science, Bio-Science  10+2 with 30% marks in aggregate and 30% in Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Bio-Technology/ Biology.
B.Com (Hons.) Accounting and Finance  10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate along with 40% marks in the relevant discipline. 
B.Com (General) - 10+2 with 30% marks in aggregate and 30% marks in related subjects like Economics/Statistics/Commerce/ Accounts/ Business Studies/

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Charuchandra College Admissions

Admission to the College is not only based on merit but also on the marks obtained by them in the relevant discipline of the desired courses the candidates opt for. Candidates applying for all the Honors course the admission is based on the marks obtained by the aspirants in their 10+2 as well as the marks obtained in the relevant discipline is taken into consideration. For all the general courses, the admission is based on merit in the 12th examination.

During the admission process, a series of merit lists are released in accordance with the marks obtained by the aspirants applying for the desired courses. The college strictly abides by all the admission guidelines laid down by the University of Calcutta.

How to apply?

  • Candidates must visit the official website of the college where they can create their application account.
  • Once creating the application account, they must fill the form with all the required details correctly.
  • Upload the documents and select the desired subjects
  • Pay the fee of application via Net Banking, Debit/Credit Card option.

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Charuchandra College Scholarship

The College offers scholarship to their students as well, based on various criteria which are listed below:

  • There are a number of scholarships which are laid down by the University of Calcutta itself. Thereby they are offered to the students of the college who are eligible.
  • The fund raised by the government namely Kanyashree Prokalpa is there for the female students of the college.
  • However, there are various funds available for the SC/ST as well.
  • Separate funds are also available for students with a financially driven background.

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Charuchandra College Facilities

  • Library: The college facilitates its students with a well-maintained library which has a bountiful collection of books and journals to enrich their knowledge in various field.
  • Laboratory: The college has an accommodation of 8 laboratories for their students which are well built and well maintained by the college.
  • Canteen: A good quality canteen is there with a variety of items and adequate sitting arrangements

Charuchandra College FAQs

Ques. Does the college follow any reservation?

Ans. The college, for its admission, has got their seats reserved separately for SC/ST and Physically Handicapped students as well. A total of 80% of seats are available for students from CU (Calcutta University) itself, 22% seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste, 6% for Scheduled Tribe, and 3% for Physically Handicapped.

Ques. Does the college charge any registration fees?

Ans. Yes, the college charges a registration fee of INR 150 during the application process.

Ques. Does the college offer scholarship to the students?

Ans. Yes, the college offers various scholarships to the students among which most of them are laid down by the University of Calcutta itself. There are scholarships available for SC/ST and financially driven students as well
Ans. Yes, Mass Communication and Journalism is offered as a subject by the college under the B.A. (Honors) course.

Ques. What is the intake capacity of B.Com?

Ans. B.Com.(General and Honors) courses have an intake of 150 students.