MAULANA AZAD COLLEGE, A COLLEGE FOR EVERYONE
If you want glitz and glamour, and spend your college years in merriment, there are other colleges more suited. Buy if you want to study well, in a good, calm environment, this is the best suited college. The students here are very polite and well-behaved, not snobbish at all. You can enjoy, without being judged for your looks, your economic status, and other worthless things that today's youth judges you for.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
This is one of the most feasible colleges in the city. With yearly fees ranging from just 500-2500 INR, the quality of academics and extracurricular activities the college offers is second to none. Many fee-waiver schemes are also available, so even the most underprivileged student can enroll in a good environment of learning.
Maulana Azad College is linked with many organizations, which regularly recruit interns and provide well-to-do jobs. As this is a Government college, special conferences are held to aid students in understand the basics and help them develop the necessary skill-set and encourage them to land a good government job, or a job in a high position. The recommendation is highly-valued.
More effort needs to be put in this sector, to develop a strong network of connecting college students and alumni. The senior students are extremely helpful, always looking after the juniors. The college union is also very student-friendly. There is no bullying, ragging.
This college is one of the most esteemed colleges of Kolkata, as well as Bengal. The NAAC has graded Maulana Azad College as Grade A college, which speaks a lot about its wonderful faculty. The teachers are extremely well behaved, and the non-teaching staff is also very friendly and supportive. Although there's always room for improvement, the present faculty is one of the most excellent in colleges across the city.
Maulana Azad College is a regular name in the college fests held in the city. The labs are excellent, which is one of the prime reasons this college is considered one of the best science colleges in Bengal. The sports sector is also very rich, with many students being part of the district, state level teams, playing under CAB, AIFF, etc. The college gives stress in doing charity work, and the welfare of the common people. Many fundraising events are held. Being quite a conservative college, grand college fests still doesn't go with Maulana Azad College, however, students are encouraged to actively participate in fests around the city.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
The college is affiliated to Calcutta University and follows a central exam pattern. The undergraduate courses comprise 3 years, where the students have to undergo three yearly examinations (PART 1, 2 and 3). From 2018, the CBCS system has been introduced, which means there will be 6 semesters in total, spanning out 3 years. Apart from this, there are periodical Mid-term examinations and Test examinations
Maulana Azad College is a shining example of secularism and lives up to its unique reputation by celebrating festivals of all religions alike. Apart from the religious events, national holidays are observed, and cultural programs are organized on Republic Day, Independence Day, Maulana Azad's birthday, Rabindra Jayanti, etc. International delegates often come to share experiences and give lectures. All of these is done with strict decency and discipline.
LOAN/ SCHOLARSHIP PROVISIONS
The college being state-aided, many scholarships under the Central and the State Government are offered in the college. While some are merit-based, some are income-based. There are fee waiver schemes for students, that gives generous discounts in fees.