Krishna Chandra College

Krishna Chandra College, commonly known as Hetampur College, established in 1897, is a government-affiliated college located at Hetampur in the Birbhum district of West Bengal, India. It claims to be the oldest college in the Birbhum district. It is affiliated to University of Burdwan and teaches science, commerce, and arts.[1]

Krishna Chandra College
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Krishna Chandra College
TypeUndergraduate college Public college
Established1897; 125 years ago (1897)
FounderMaharani Padma Sundari Devi
AffiliationUniversity of Burdwan
PresidentDr. Ashis Banerjee
PrincipalDr.Goutam Chatterjee
Location, ,
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23°46′40″N 87°23′51″E / 23.7778535°N 87.397406°E / 23.7778535; 87.397406Coordinates: 23°46′40″N 87°23′51″E / 23.7778535°N 87.397406°E / 23.7778535; 87.397406
CampusUrban
Websitehttps://kccollege.ac.in/
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Krishna Chandra College is located in West Bengal
Krishna Chandra College
Location in West Bengal
Krishna Chandra College is located in India
Krishna Chandra College
Krishna Chandra College (India)

HistoryEdit

Maharani Padma Sundari Devi, the wife of Maharaja Ramranjan Chakraborty, established this college in 1896 in the name of her father-in-law Raja Krishna Chandra. This college is located in the heart of Hetampur village in the Birbhum district of West Bengal. This college functioned initially as an intermediate college, later in 1956 this college got permission to offer bachelor degree courses. Presently this college offers bachelor's degree courses in different branches of science, arts, and commerce.[2] [3]


DepartmentsEdit

ScienceEdit

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Botany
  • Zoology

Arts and CommerceEdit

  • Bengali
  • English
  • Sanskrit
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Commerce

Department Of NSS

Department of NCC

Department of Remedial Coaching for SC.ST & Minority-Co-Ordinator

AccreditationEdit

The college is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).[4] This college was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), and awarded B grade.

External LinksEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Affiliated College of University of Burdwan".
  2. ^ "About Us, Krishna Chandra College".
  3. ^ "Prospectus, Krishna Chandra College" (PDF).
  4. ^ Colleges in West Bengal, University Grants Commission Archived 16 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine