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Deshbandhu College for Girls, [DCG] Kolkata

Deshbandhu College for Girls, [DCG] Kolkata Details

About Deshbandhu College for Girls, [DCG] Kolkata

Nestled in a quiet corner of busy locality in South Kolkata, Deshbandhu College for Girls has continually contributed to the spread of higher education among women for more than fifty years. The college is affiliated to Calcutta University, one of the oldest universities in India established in 1857 and known by its high standards countrywide.

The college has a very peaceful ambience ideal for serious academic pursuits. The infrastructure is adequate to make the students comfortable. It has a well stocked library with a rich reference section and a departmental library for each of the departments offering Honours course. The departments have several audio-visual teaching aids to make learning enjoyable and beneficial to the students. The college also has high-end computer laboratories to equip the students with the technical advancements.

We have opened a girls’ hostel inside the college premises that provides comfortable accomodation for students coming from distant areas.We are also in the process of providing the students with a new canteen and common room block.

The college offers both Honours and General Degree Courses in most of the major subjects in the Humaniities. It also offers Honours Degree Course in Commerce and a professional and employment-oriented course like BBA. Besides studies, the college also takes particular care in developing the overall personality of the students. Cultural functions, sports , academic seminars career cunseling programmes and a host of student activities are held throughout the academic sessions.

Departments :- 

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

Admission Rules :-

Admission Regulations of Calcutta University

For BBA – Honours 

Minimum 55% marks in the aggregate in any stream at the previous qualifying Examination 

50% marks in the aggregate in any stream for S.C. / S. T./ candidates 

For Honours Subjects 

Minimum 50% marks in the aggregate and 45% marks in the subject or related subjects at the previous qualifying Examination


Minimum 55% marks in the subject or related subject at the previous qualifying Examination


Minimum 50% marks in the aggregate when the candidate has not studied the subject 

40% marks in the aggregate or 40% marks in the subject for S.C. / S. T./ candidates in all respects

Admit card/ Certificate of Secondary Examination or equivalent examination.Documents necessary at the time of admission

Original and attested photocopies of

Mark sheet of H.S. Examination or equivalent examination.
One passport size and one stamp size photographs of the candidate, one to be pasted on the space provided in the form and the other for the identity card to be issued by the college.
S.C./S.T. certificate, if applicable.

The step-by-step admission procedure

  • Submit your application form online by paying a registration fee of Rs.150/-
  • Look for your name in the Merit List on the college website.
  • If selected,look for the Admission Dates for your list.
  • Come to the college on the date of admission with original documents for physical verification.
  • Take admission if approved.

For more details about admission please contact :-

Phone : (033) 2464-0349
Email :

Facilities :- 


The College library has a stock of approximately 20,000 books to which new books are added every year. Encyclopedias, Handbooks, Yearbooks, Census Reports, Gazettes and collection of classics in Bengali and English are the special attractions of the library. There is also a special collection of books on Women’s Studies. Each of the honours departments has a separate departmental library. 

Other Facilities :- 

  • Laboratories
  • Class Rooms
  • Internet
  • Canteen
  • Hostel
  • Sports


The campus has a well-established training and placement cell for proving the job opportunity to the eligible students. Campus invites many reputed recruiters every year for the campus recruitment.

Stipends And Awards :- 

Asoke bikash bhattacharyya memorial fund :

This fund was donated by Late Professor Bijan Behari Bhattacharyya in memory of his son. In special cases, University/Examination fees are paid out of this fund to a few deserving and meritorious students. 

Rakesh Chandra-Sati Dutta Memorial Fund : This fund is donated by Professor Aparna Dutta Pakrashi in memory of her parents. A monthly stipend of Rs 20/- (twenty) is awarded to the student securing highest marks in the Selection Tests for the Part I examina



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