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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata

About JD Birla Institute, Kolkata

J.D. Birla Institute (JDBI), Kolkata was established in the year 1962 by late Sushila Devi Birla, wife of eminent industrialist late L. N. Birla named after Smt. Jawahari Devi. The institute has completed more than 50 years and has been providing academic excellence and practical skill-set to the future generation to face global challenges and lead the country into the world of the future.

JDBI places a high value on providing girl students with fulfilling their educational experience in their chosen discipline and achieve their individual goals. JD Birla Institute, Kolkata ensures quality education with integrity, consistency and due diligence. The college witnessed the top recruiters that hired JDBI students.

For the exemplary standards that it has set over the years, it was awarded the highest grade 'A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The institute has grown with the needs and demands of the changing times. JDBI is a private unaided educational institution that has been sponsored by the ‘Vidya Mandir Society’, an educational trust managed by the S.K. Birla Group. The society has been headed by Birla Mr.SK Birla [Chairman],  Mrs.Sumangala Birla [President], and Mr V.N. Chaturvedi [Secretary General].

JDBI encourages female education and has been filling the gap of scientific education of women. J.D. Birla Institute courses offer various specializations in UG, PG and diploma programs through its courses. The college is affiliated to Jadavpur University, a world-renowned Center of Excellence and is recognized by UGC. The college provides a well-maintained infrastructure for enabling effective learning.

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JDBI Highlights:

The highlights of JD Birla college like address, affiliations, accreditations, programs offered and many more are mentioned below:

JD Birla Institute Highlights
 Year of Establishment 1962 
 Founder Late Sushila Devi Birla 
Affiliation  Jadavpur University 
Admission Details JDBI Admission
 Accreditation NAAC 'A' Grade 
 Recognition UGC 
Address  11, Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata, India - 700020 
Programs offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Post Graduate Diploma 
Contact Details 24755070, 24767340
Email [email protected]
Website https://www.jdbikolkata.in/

J.D. Birla Institute Awards and Rankings:

JD Birla Institute has received many awards and rankings in and around the country for its excellence in providing education to students of the country. The list of awards and rankings are mentioned below: 

  • JDBI has been ranked high amongst Institutes of higher learning in the country by several rating agencies including India Today, Career 360 and Times Magazine.
  • The institute is ranked 15th among the top colleges in India offering a Fashion course.
  • JD Birla college, Kolkata is ranked 6th among the Top colleges in Eastern India offering Science courses.
  • JDBI has been awarded the 'India's outstanding and Innovative High-Quality Educational Institute' award.
  • The college received the Gurukul award for the ‘College to Look For’ by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2007
  • The Institute awarded the Gurukul award for Best Maintained College by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2008.
  • JDBI received the Gurukul award for Best Upcoming College by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2010.
  • JDBI, Kolkata received Best Discipline College award by The Bengal Rowing Club during the Inter College Rowing Championship 2017.
  • The institute awarded Best Dressed College by Bengal Rowing Club in 2018.

J.D. Birla Institute Departments:

The Institute has two departments namely, the Department of Science and Commerce that provides various programs. A detailed introduction of the departments is mentioned below:

Department of Science:

All the B.Sc. courses offered by JDBI are based on applied sciences and are geared to meet the emerging needs and challenges of contemporary society as they respond well to the evolving global standards. With a change in attitude towards women’s education and with increasing importance placed on job-oriented education, the field of applied sciences is considered essential today. The department syllabi and curricula are updated under the University Grant Commission [UGC] guidelines. The courses offered by department enable each student with ample opportunities to assess their abilities, aptitudes, and interest and introduces them to a world of jobs and careers. JDBI's Department of Science offers various B.Sc and M.Sc courses.

Department of Commerce:

JDBI built a department of commerce to provide basic training to students in all major subjects, such as Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Entrepreneurship and Accounting Practices along with training in computer and soft skills. Further, the course also prepares students for professional courses such as MBA, CA, CS, and other courses. Recently the department has been upgraded to include specializations in the final year.  A student can thus opt for any one of the following specializations– ‘Accounting & Finance’, ‘Marketing’ or ‘Banking & Insurance’. 

JDBI Courses:

JD Birla Institute, Kolkata offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programs. Few major courses like B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Com, and other courses.

Discipline Course Specialization
B.Sc Food Science & Nutrition Management, Human Development, Interior Designing, Textile Science Clothing & Fashion Studies
M.Sc Food & Nutrition
PGD Dietetics & Applied Nutrition
M.Com  -

J.D. Birla College Infrastructure:

The Conductive teaching and learning environment is provided through a well-secured, neat and clean campus, air-conditioned lecture rooms equipped with LCD projectors, state-of-the-art laboratories and required supporting systems. JDBI facilities are impressive ensures student-focus. JD Birla Institute, Kolkata West Bengal provides a dedicated and well-qualified faculty for effective course delivery to students. The teaching is based on the lectures and seminar and project work that provides practical hands-on experiences and prepares students to face the challenges of a rapidly-changing world.

J.D. Birla Institute Facilities:


The JDBI library is automated and has an impressive collection of learning resources including books, journals, periodicals magazines, newspapers and reference materials covering all the fields of applied science and commerce for all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The library also provides good audio-video resources. JDBI Library is known as the Learning Resource Center [LRC]. The LRC is fully automated through KOHA with OPAC facility. JD Birla college provides 8 computers terminals for students to search for the resources available at the internet-annexed room where they can also freely browse on the internet and prepare presentations. LRC offers a separate Research journal section creating an appropriate environment for a literature survey and research centre.


JD Birla Institute, Kolkata West Bengal offers various laboratories for practical learning of students. These laboratories will enable the effective learning of students. JDBI hired well qualified and dedicated faculties for lab guidance. The laboratories of JDBI are as follows:

  1. Bio-Chemistry Lab
  2. Physiology Lab
  3. Microbiology Lab 
  4. Computer Lab
  5. Diet Clinic
  6. Nutrition Lab
  7. Sewing and Pattern Making Lab
  8. Dyeing, Printing and Processing Lab
  9. Draping Studio
  10. Weaving Studio
  11. CAD Studio
  12. Instrumentation Lab
  13. Chemistry Lab
  14. Drawing Studio
  15. Design Studio
  16. Garden for Recycled Waste

Accidental Insurance:

JDBI offers accidental insurance to students during the period of their studentship for any accident that may occur in course of and out of their studentship. Students can register for this facility on the college campus by submitting valid information.


JDBI is a Women's college which means that the safety and other requirements are necessary for the betterment of students. The college offers several such cells working on the college campus to hear from them and provide a helping hand. The cell-like Sexual Harassment Cell, Student's Grievance Cell, Anti-Ragging Cell are working for the betterment of girl's education.

Other Facilities:

  1. WiFi campus
  2. 250 seater Convention Centre for seminars and special lectures
  3. Common student's recreational area 
  4. Cafeteria
  5. Infirmary
  6. Playground
  7. Workshops
  8. Industrial Visit
  9. Career Councilling
  10. Special Lectures
  11. Field Visit
  12. Educational Excursion.

JDBI Scholarships:

JDBI, Kolkata offers various scholarship facilities. Freeship [waiver of tuition fees] is granted by the Management based on the merit and financial status of the students. JD Birla scholarship can be in the form of freeship may also be granted to students with a proven record of representing the State/Country in any co-curricular or extra-curricular activities. To avail of this facility, students should fill the prescribed form available at the college office and submit the same to the Principal’s office at least two months before the commencement of the next semester along with the required documents. The scholarship is also offered for the topper in higher semesters of all the courses. Students can apply for the scholarship by downloading the application form on the college website.

J.D. Birla Institute Placements:

The Placement Cell of JDBI assists students for placement opportunities and counselling. JD Birla Institute Placement officers liaisons with various organizations for the placement of students. Also, various institutes visit the college for recruitment. Campus interviews are conducted for the students. JDBI students also get recruited in the organization that they visit for internships. 

Top Recruiters:

  1. Phoenix
  2. Godrej
  3. Pepperfry
  4. Design Studio
  5. Fbb
  7. Ensoie

J.D. Birla Institute FAQs:

  • What is the address of J.D. Birla Institute?
    -The address of J.D. Birla Institute is 11, Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata - 700020.

  • What is the admission procedure for B.Sc in Interior Designing in J.D. Birla Institute?
    -Only female candidates are eligible for taking admission in B.Sc courses and the admission process includes, visit the institute to get the application form or apply online>submit the form with all necessary details.

  • What are the facilities provided to students at J.D. Birla Institute?
    -There is a wide array of facilities for the students of this Institute. There are laboratories, a library, 250 seater Convention Centre, playground, cafeteria, infirmary, and many more.

  • What are the other courses offered by J.D. Birla Institute?
    -The other courses offered by the Institute are B.Sc in Food Science & Nutrition Management, Human Development, Interior Designing, Textile Science Clothing & Fashion Studies, M.Sc in Food & Nutrition, PGD in Dietetics & Applied Nutrition, B.Com and M.Com.

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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

J.D. Birla Institute Eligibility Criteria:

J.D. Birla Institute offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in Science and Commerce discipline. All these courses have eligibility criteria and all the details are mentioned below:

 Courses Eligibility 
  • The candidate must have passed the B.Sc in Home Science/Textile Science/Clothing and Fashion studies from the Jadavpur university or any other recognized University from Jadavpur University
  • The student must have passed the 10+2 examination of any recognized Board/Council from Jadavpur university securing a minimum of 50% aggregate with English as a compulsory subject
  • The candidate must have passed B.Sc in Home Science/Food and Nutrition/Physiology/Bio-Chemistry/Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from the Jadavpur university or any other recognized University from Jadavpur University with a minimum of 55% of aggregate
  • The student must have passed the 10+2 examination of any recognized Board/Council from Jadavpur university securing a minimum of 50% aggregate with Mathematics as a compulsory subject
  • The candidate must have passed the B.Com with a minimum of 55% from the Jadavpur university or any other recognized University from Jadavpur University

JDBI Admissions:

The JD Birla college 's admission form will be available in the college administrative office. The admission process of the college will be based on the eligibility criteria of the college for a particular course. Once the students register for admissions the shortlist of eligible students will be released by the college based on which the students are supposed to proceed with the admission process. The will be based on the marks the students obtained in qualifying exams. 

Courses and Fees Structure of JD Birla Institute, Kolkata

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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.39 Lakh
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 48,000

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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.80 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 50,400
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,600
JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Fashion Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.80 Lakh

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 31 Student's Reviews 8.1/10  
Overall Rating
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This institute is recommended by 28/31 students

JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Ranking

Commerce Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 33
The Week 38
Fashion Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 13
Science Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 63

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC; affiliated to Jadavpur University, Kolkata.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : 11, Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata, West Bengal
Website : http://www.jdbikolkata.in

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2019

The daily routine is 7 am- 12:30 pm. The timings differ everyday. They provide a timetable. The institute is very discipline. The teachers teaches through ppt , blackboard. The quality of teaching is excellent. Students have seminars, PD classes, sports day, fest, presentations, unit test, semesters for their overall development.


There are numbers of society, clubs, and associations on campus like helping hand, NSS, different clubs of students interest. The student celebrates different festivals like Saraswati puja, even sports, and cultural fest. The college life is good as its end till 12:30 pm. Students get extra time for other activities. The do internship, work and attend tuitions for their professional course.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2016
The Academic structure is varied and relevant. Different set of subjects are covered each semester,  also the college also has one of the best faculty.

Whether you're a dancer or you like debating, the college has different sets of activities going on from time to time in order to fulfill everyone's interest

Even though the students studying here belong to various groups or classes, the college has an amiable crowd because of because of which meeting new people and mixing with them is never a problem.

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}, batch of 2016
good academic schedule .Two classtest in each semester .Method of teaching is apt as its includes both presentation and written test which helps in overall development of student.proffesors are goods and always approachable.

good social environment.no discrimination on basis of caste creed religion People are selected on the basis of meri and skills.alcohol is not allowed in the campus .

Discussion Forum



Hey Anjali!

BBA (Hons.) Admission Form (Session 2016-19) will be available from May 12, 2016 (tentative).

Answer By: Getmyuni

06 May 2016


Application form and fee at Christ University

Asked By: Anonymous 15 Mar 2016


Hi Supriya

For the session 2016-2019, the forms can be collected from college office till 15 March 2016.

As per the fee structure, it depends on the course you opt for.

Answer By: Getmyuni

16 Mar 2016



Hi, Anurag

Admission Process of JD Birla Institute, Kolkata, for B.Com Course are given below,

Total Number of Seats: 250


  • Only female candidates are eligible for admission to the Commerce graduate courses.
  • Candidates enrolling for various courses at JDBI must have good knowledge of the English Language.
  • A candidate seeking admission to three year B.Com (Hons.) course of the Institute must have passed Class-XII examination of any recognized Board / Council recognized by Jadavpur University with a combination of four recognized subjects of which at least one is English and securing at least 55% marks in the aggregate.

Selection Process:

  • Marks obtained at the Class-XII board examination - 70% Weightage (%)

  • Marks obtained at the Class-X board examination - 30% Weightage (%)


Answer By: Getmyuni

08 Apr 2016



Hi, Aparna

yes, B.Sc (Hons.) in Food Science & Nutrition is offered at JD Birla Institute, Kolkata and its eligibility is students must have passed the 10+2 examination of any recognized Board / Council recognized by Jadavpur University in four recognized subjects of which at least one is English and securing at least 50% marks in the aggregate. Further, the student must have passed Science and Mathematics at the Class 10 examination of any Board / Council recognized by Jadavpur University. 

Placements are quite excellent for this course some of previous recruiters are Nestle India, ITC, Teach for India and many more

Answer By: Getmyuni

28 Apr 2016


List of Top B.Com Colleges in India

Asked By: Anonymous 09 Apr 2016


Hi, Alweena

Please check the link which is mention below for top commerce colleges in india,


apart from this it also conclude with student reviews on particular colleges ragarding placements, course fees, faculties, international exposure and all about, it might be help you

Answer By: Getmyuni

27 Apr 2016

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