(Last Updated on : 11-02-2015)
The Colleges in Kolkata boast a brilliant infrastructure and curriculum. Other than the traditional branches of study, these colleges have also incorporated many professional courses in the sector of higher education. Kolkata has already developed a special identity of its own in regard to education facilities.
All the apex educational organizations in Kolkata are of national as well as international repute. These colleges of Kolkata not only offer the students every sort of modern infrastructure for studies but also all other related necessary faculties are available to the finest level. The colleges in Kolkata play quite a crucial role in the progress of educational standard of the state from administrative perspective.
The colleges are located all across the city. However, the locale of College Street is spotted with some best colleges of the nation, namely Sanskrit College, Presidency College, Vidyasagar College, IISWBM, Calcutta Medical College and many others. Surendranath College and Bangabasi College, Asutosh College, Jogamaya Devi Collage and South Calcutta Girl's College are the major colleges in South Kolkata. St. Paul's Cathedral Mission College, City College and Scottish Church College are the colleges located in North Kolkata. St. Xavier's College is a renowned college in central Kolkata.
West Bengal Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education, Indian Science Congress Association and West Bengal University of Technology are the prime bodies working behind the curriculum and functioning of the colleges in Kolkata. Lately, several specialised colleges have been established in the city, namely the Institute of Modern Management (Travel and Tourism), Rev. Carey Institute Of Horticulture, The Calcutta Technical School (Marine Engineering), National Institute of Fashion Technology, Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College and Hospital and so on. Many law colleges and Journalism Colleges have thrived across the city and offer the best courses and recognised certificates. With the passing years, colleges in Kolkata have earned international fame and many foreign students also got enrolled along with the umpteen numbers of Indian students.