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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata

8.2 / 10

Based on 30 Student Reviews

About JD Birla Institute, Kolkata

JD Birla Institute, Kolkata was established in 1962 by late Sushila Devi Birla, wife of eminent industrialist late L. N. Birla named after Smt. Jawahari Devi. The institute aims at 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 College, Kolkata ensures quality education with integrity, consistency and due diligence. The college witnessed the top recruiters that hired JDBI students.

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.  JD Birla Institute admission is done in the college campus itself. JD Birla college offers various specializations in UG, PG and diploma programs through its courses. The college is affiliated to Jadavpur University, a world-renowned Center of Excellence. JDBI is accredited by NAAC 'A' grade. JDBI has been recognized by UGC. The college provides well-maintained infrastructure for enabling effective learning.

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JDBI Highlights:

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

 Year of Establishment 1962 
Address  11, Lower Rawdon Street, Kolkata, West Bengal-700020. 
 Affiliations  Jadavpur University
 Accreditations NAAC, 'A' grade 
Recognitions UGC
Programs Offered  Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Diploma    JDBI Fees 

JD Birla Institute Awards and Rankings:

  1. 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.
  2. The institute ranked 15th among the Top colleges in India offering a Fashion course.
  3. JD Birla college, Kolkata ranked 6th among the Top colleges in Eastern India offering Science courses.
  4. JDBI has been awarded the 'India's outstanding and Innovative High-Quality Educational Institute' award.
  5. The college received the Gurukul award for the ‘College to Look For’ by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2007
  6. The Institute awarded the Gurukul award for Best Maintained College by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2008.
  7. JDBI received the Gurukul award for Best Upcoming College by Lions Club of Kolkata in 2010.
  8. JDBI, Kolkata received Best Discipline College award by The Bengal Rowing Club during the Inter College Rowing Championship 2017.
  9. The institute awarded Best Dressed College by Bengal Rowing Club in 2018.

JD Birla Institute Departments:

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  Specializations
 Humanity and Arts  B.Sc  Human Development 
M.Sc Human Development 
PG Diploma course Dietetics and Applied Nutrition 
 Fashion  B.Sc [Hons]  Textile Science, Clothing and Fashion Studies
 M.Sc Textile and Clothing 
Design B.Sc [Hons] Interior Designing
 Science  B.Sc  Food Science and Nutritional Management 
M.Sc Food and Nutrition 
Commerce B.Com -
M.Com -

JD 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 infrastructure is 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.

JD 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 center.


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. Seminars
  2. Cafeteria
  3. Convention Center
  4. Infirmary
  5. Playground
  6. Workshops
  7. Industrial Visit
  8. Career Councilling
  9. Special Lectures
  10. Field Visit
  11. 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.

JD Birla College Placements:

The Placement Cell of JDBI assists students for placement opportunities and counseling. 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. Peeperfry
  4. Design Studio
  5. Fbb
  7. Ensoie

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JD Birla Institute, Kolkata Ranking

Commerce Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 29
The Week 40
Fashion Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 23

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 30 Student's Reviews 8.2/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 28/30 students

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.

Contact Details and Location

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

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Jadavpur University, Kolkata and accredited by NAAC.


Computer labs

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

JD Birla College Eligibility Criteria:

 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 the 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, Kolkata 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
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

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When will the online application form be put up for BBA in J.D.Birla Institute?

Asked By Anjali,

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


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