St Joseph's College, Darjeeling

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St Joseph's College is a government-aided, Christian minority, co-educational college in West Bengal, India about 3 km north of downtown Darjeeling. It has been awarded Grade A by NAAC. It grew out of St. Joseph's School established in 1888. The college began in 1927 when it was affiliated to Calcutta University. In 1962 the college was affiliated with the newly established University of North Bengal Undergraduate programs include Liberal Arts, Commerce and Science, as well as Business Administration Mass Communication & Journalism and Computer Application[1]. The college boasts a host of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to expand the students' potential.

St Joseph's College
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MottoSursum Corda
Motto in English
Lift up your heart
TypeGovt-Aided; Similarly Private Collegee (Co-educational)
Established1927; 93 years ago (1927)
AffiliationUniversity of North Bengal
Religious affiliation
Jesuit (Roman Catholic)
PrincipalFr. Dr. Donatus Kujur, S.J.
Lebong Cart Rd, North Point,
West Bengal

Coordinates: 27°3′33.56″N 88°15′2.56″E / 27.0593222°N 88.2507111°E / 27.0593222; 88.2507111
WebsiteSt.Josephs College
St Joseph's College, Darjeeling is located in West Bengal
St Joseph's College, Darjeeling
Location in West Bengal
St Joseph's College, Darjeeling is located in India
St Joseph's College, Darjeeling
St Joseph's College, Darjeeling (India)


The College in 1894

In 1927 the college was affiliated to Calcutta University. By 1949 it was fully accredited to offer courses in B.A. and B.Sc. In 1962 with the establishment of the University of North Bengal the college was affiliated to that university. In 1963 St. Joseph's moved to new school premises at the present site. A master's degree in English has been offered since 2006.

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  1. ^ "B.Sc.(Honours)". Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  2. ^ "NAAS Fellows". National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 6 December 2017. Retrieved 6 December 2017.

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