Basant Devi College, Kolkata

Basant Devi College, Kolkata

Kolkata , West Bengal University : University of Calcutta

Basanti Devi College, named after Basanti Devi, was the first Government sponsored college for women in Kolkata to be founded by the Government of West Bengal in 1959. It is the first sponsored girls' college by the Government of West Bengal under scheme 2F of the UGC. 

Group activities are common in the College, focusing on events like Annual College Social, Sports, Rabindra Jayanti, College Seminars and other academic, social and cultural activities.

Future Plans:
  • Proposal sent for introducing Ph.D Programme under the Women's Studies Centre, Basanti Devi College in collaboration with Women's Studies Research Centre, University of Calcutta.
  • Request received from IGNOU to start M.A. and M.Phil in Women's Studies

Facilities Available: 
Women study center
Internal Assessment and Credit System
Placement cell

Courses offered :

B.A., B.Sc.,
M.A. In English and Political Science
Other Career oriented Certificate / Diploma courses

Contact details :

Name: Admin
Phone Number: +91 (033) 2464 1012 / +91 (033) 2463 0845
Email ID:
Website URL
Address 147B, Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata - 700 029, Kolkata , West Bengal


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