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Hooghly Women's College, Hooghly

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About Hooghly Women's College, Hooghly

Hooghly Women’s College is a glorious milestone in the history of education of women not only in Hooghly district but also in the state of West Bengal. It is the sixth academic institution in the district and is the first women’s college of the district and also is the largest Women’s College of Burdwan University.

What matters, of course, not the age, but the role it has played in awakening the women of the district and beyond, through the dissemination of education. The initial effort to found a women’s college in Hooghly was made in 1943. Some local educationists and social reformists made an active endeavor to set up Hooghly Women’s College to cater education for women.

Sri Nripendranath Dhar, a renowned advocate and educationist was the pioneer in this field. Other figures, inspired by the some missionary zeal joined them. Hooghly Women’s College thus started pulsating in thee little concrete structure

Established : 1949
Type : Women's College
Principal : Dr. Sima Banerjee
Former Name : Hooghly Women’s College
Location : Hooghly
Affiliation(s) : University of Burdwan
Category : Under Graduate
Accreditation / Recognition : National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) & University Grants Commission (UGC)
Department(s) : Arts & Science

The students are endowed with all convenient amenities that make their life” go easy” in campus and more over make learning make more interesting .


• Library: Well-furnished space is provided along with versatile amount of books.

• Class Room: Ventilated, Organised and Spacious.

• Canteen: Fresh hygienic stuffs provided with mess facility.

• Accommodation: Hostel provided for both girls and boys. Student from distant place is given more preference on first come first served basis. Hostel is well furnished for stu

They provides training and placement programmes. They maintain their own placement cell and job placement to its student efficiency.

One can find the link to National Scholarships portal on college website ,National Scholarships Portal is one stop solution for end to end scholarship process right from submission of student application, verification, sanction and disbursal to end beneficiary for all the scholarships provided by the Government of India.


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