Bankura Sammilani College

Bankura Sammilani College, established in 1948,[4] is one of the oldest colleges in Bankura district. It offers undergraduate courses in arts, commerce and sciences. It is the first[5] National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited college in Bankura District with B+.Bankura University

Bankura Sammilani College
TypeUndergraduate college
Established1 September 1948; 75 years ago (1 September 1948)[1]
PrincipalDr. Samir Kr.Mukherjee[2]
Students2117 (2010–2011 Session)[3]
Location, ,
23°14′10″N 87°02′52″E / 23.2360°N 87.0477°E / 23.2360; 87.0477
CampusUrban
AffiliationsBankura University
Websitewww.bankurasammilanicollege.net
Bankura Sammilani College is located in West Bengal
Bankura Sammilani College
Location in West Bengal
Bankura Sammilani College is located in India
Bankura Sammilani College
Bankura Sammilani College (India)

History

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Bankura Sammilani College is established to promote the higher education in Bankura and its neighbour districts by Bankura Sammilani Registered Society. With an aim to provide a platform for higher education to the financially weaker peoples of Bankura it started its journey on 1 September 1948 with 100[3] students (boys) and 6[3] teachers of intermediate science. Initially it was only for boys but its status changed to co-education from the session 1992–1993.[3] From its inception it was a trust college and became govt-aided college on 22 April 1977.[3]

 
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Microbiology Department

Affiliation and accreditation

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The college was initially under the affiliation of calcutta university from 6 August 1948. It comes under the affiliation of Burdwan University in 1960.[6] The college is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[4]

Shifts

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In the initial days it runs in three shifts. B.Com(introduced in 1959) in evening shift, B.A (introduced in 1970) in morning and BSc(introduced in 1959) in day shift. Currently the college runs in two shifts.B.Com courses are being taught in morning shift and all B.A and BSc courses are in day shift.

Departments

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Currently 16 different honours courses in Arts, Science and Commerce are being taught in the college.

Science

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Department Course Type Intake
Chemistry BSc (Hons) 32[7]
BSc(Pass) 300[7]
PhD 03[7]
Computer Science BSc (Hons) 40[8]
BSc(General)
Economics
Physics
Mathematics
Microbiology
Zoology BSc (Hons) 37[9]
BSc (General) 164[9]
Botany

Arts

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Department Course Type Intake
Bengali B.A (Hons) 60[10]
B.A(Pass)
English B.A (Hons) 60[11]
B.A(Pass)
Sanskrit B.A (Hons) 60[12]
B.A(Pass)
Political Science B.A (Hons) 60[13]
B.A(Pass)
History B.A (Hons) 60[14]
B.A(Pass)

Commerce

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The college has commerce Department.

General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Physically Handicapped Total Seats
140 44 12 4 200[15]

Extra activities

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The college has taken some initiative for students benefit. The college provides opportunity for Spoken English classes with the help of BBC Bankura Branch. It has Computer Literacy Program with Webel Informatics Limited from 1996. The college also provides opportunities to pursue different courses with the help of Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India from March 2009

See also

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References

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  1. ^ "Welcome to Bankura Sammilani College's Official Site". Retrieved 7 September 2012.
  2. ^ "Bankura Sammilani College". Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Bankura Sammilani College, Principal's Desk". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  4. ^ a b Bengal Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission
  5. ^ "Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 11 September 2012.
  6. ^ "Principal's Desk, Bankura Sammilani College". Archived from the original on 2 September 2012. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  7. ^ a b c "Department of Chemistry, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  8. ^ "Department of Computer Science, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  9. ^ a b "Department of Zoology, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  10. ^ "Department of Bengali, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  11. ^ "Department of English, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  12. ^ "Department of Sanskrit, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  13. ^ "Department of Political Science, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  14. ^ "Department of History, Bankura Sammilani College". Retrieved 9 September 2012.[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ "Bankura Sammilani College, Burdwan University". Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
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