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Vidyasagar College for Women
TypeUndergraduate college
Established1960; 64 years ago (1960)
AffiliationUniversity of Calcutta
PresidentShri Vivek Gupta
PrincipalDr. Sutapa Ray
Address
39, Sankar Ghosh Ln, Simla, Machuabazar
, , ,
700006
,
22°34′56″N 88°22′01″E / 22.5823517°N 88.3669152°E / 22.5823517; 88.3669152
CampusUrban
WebsiteVidyasagar College for Women
Vidyasagar College for Women is located in Kolkata
Vidyasagar College for Women
Location in Kolkata
Vidyasagar College for Women is located in India
Vidyasagar College for Women
Vidyasagar College for Women (India)

Vidyasagar College for Women is a women's college affiliated to the University of Calcutta.

History

It was founded in 1960. However, its history goes back to 1931 when a separate women's section of the Vidyasagar College was started to cater to the educational requirements of the women folk of Kolkata. Since its foundation in 1960, Vidyasagar College for Women committed itself to carry forward the ideals and principles of Pundit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar, the great educationist and social reformer of the 19th century.[citation needed]

About college

Vidyasagar College for Women is a morning college. The college offers a wide variety of both academic and job oriented professional courses.[1] The main campus is located at 39, Sankar Ghosh Lane, Kolkata 6 and its upcoming annexe at 8A Shibnarayan Das Lane and at Vidyasagar Smriti Mandir, the residence of Pundit Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar at 36 Vidyasagar Street, Kolkata 700 009.

Course offered

ARTS:

  • BENGALI(H)
  • ENGLISH(H)
  • EDUCATION
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE(H)
  • HISTORY(H)
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • FILM STUDIES
  • JOURNALISM
  • PHILOSOPHY(H)
  • GEOGRAPHY(H)
  • SANSKRIT
  • HINDI(H)


COMMERCE:

  • ECONOMICS(H)

SCIENCE:

  • BOTANY(H)
  • MATHEMATICS(H)
  • ZOOLOGY(H)
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE
  • PHYSICS(H)
  • PHYSIOLOGY(H)
  • CHEMISTRY(H)
  • ELECTRONICS

Library

The college has two libraries - (a) a central library located on the third campus at 8A, Shibnarayan Das Lane, with over 23,000 physical documents; and (b) a seminar library located on the main campus. With about 1000 reference volumes, the seminar library caters mainly to the Humanities department. The library is in the process of complete library automation. Originally based on SOUL software, it has started the transition to move to Koha ILS. The online public access catalog (OPAC) is available and can be accessed at https://vcfw-opac.l2c2.co.in/ [2]

Notable alumni

Certificate Course

  • Beautician Course
  • Baking Course
  • Graphics Design Course

See also

References

  1. ^ "For them, will finds a way". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Archived from the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Vidyasagar College for Women moves to Koha on cloud with L2C2 Technologies". Retrieved 19 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Mala Roy". MyNeta. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
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