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Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata

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About Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata

Maulana Azad College has formed with an objective to promote Islamic learning and general education to the Muslim population in British India and with the great efforts of contemporary education minister of Bengal, Mr. A. K. Fazlul Haque, on December 9, 1924, the contemporary governor of West Bengal Lord Lytton, laid the foundation of Islamia College. After independence, the college was renamed as Central Calcutta College and  moved beyond all religious barrier and opened for all male students. and it was under the leadership of professor F. J. F. Pereira. The name Maulana Azad College was given to the college in the memory of the great national leaderand the first education minister of the independent India Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. The college has produced many distinguished and notable nationalists, educationists, politicians,ministers, judges, novelists, IAS, IPS and WBCS officers and Bangabandhu Sk. Mujibur Rahaman is one of the person who leads its alumni list

Maulana Azad College has made great development by itself over the years and holds a prestigious position as one of the prime institution in the state. The alumini from the institution has reached different reputed positions in the society as well as in different parts of the world .It's been 85 glorious years the institution is holding a very glorious position by transforming it's students to excellent levels.

The institution has practiced a policy of self-renewal and at the same institution keeps itself updated according to the current educational scenario also the institution has upgraded itself by introducing three post-graduate programs. Maulana Azad College Kolkata Admissions gives a hand for every student who is expecting a bright career.

The college creates an intellectual environment so that each student of the campus feels the way of learning things more perfectly.

Since its inception the college has been affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The college is under the administrative control of the higher education department of the government of West Bengal. Maulana Azad College Calcutta is the only multi-faculty and co-educational government generaldegree college under the University of Calcutta . 

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Maulana Azad College Kolkata Highlights:

Year Of Etablishment 1926
Accreditation National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade
Approvals Status of ‘Centre of Potential for Excellence’ from UGC, and ‘DBT-STAR College’ from MHRD,
Affiliation University of Calcutta
Area 5 Acres
Address 8 Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road, Kolkata-13
Programmes UG and PG Courses Maulana Azad College Kolkata Fee


Maulana Azad College Kolkata Courses:

Listed below are the various courses offered by the Institution 

Discipline Course Specialization
Science        Bsc (Honours)       Botany
Commerce (Honours) Accounting and Finance
Social Science     B A     Islamic History and Culture
Political Science
B.A (Honours)
B A    English
Science Msc Zoology
Language  M A English

Maulana Azad College Kolkata facilites :

The College enriched with all the required facilities required for students for better learning and other necessacities for an apt campus. Listed below are the facility highlights of the institution.

  • Class rooms and Laboratories
  • LAN & Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Seminar Hall
  • Common Rooms for Boys and Girls
  • Gymnasiums
  • Play Ground
  • Indoor/outdoor Game Facilities
  • Canteen
  • A Computerized and Air - conditioned  library with variety of collections of books.
  • Hostel facilities

Maulana Azad college Kolkata Student Activities:

For the development of the personality and the calibers of it's students the campus has organized many variety of activities in the campus.

  • College Magazine
  • MAC fest
  • Drama -Staff-Student co-productions and Drama workshops
  • National Service Scheme ( NSS)
  • Sports
  • Out door and Indoor games
  • Quizzfest
  • College level Mock Parliament contest
  • Other cultural activities

Maulana Azad College Kolkata Fees Structure:

 Even though the college has great infrastructure and academic highlights the fee charged by the institution from it's students is relatively less. Given below is the normal fee structure incurred by the college.

  • For Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Hons) it is INR 23,795
  • For Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Hons) it is INR 25,295
  • For Master of Science [M.Sc.] it is INR 20,360
  • For Bachelor of Arts [BA] the fee is INR 25,295
  • For Bachelor of Arts  [BA] (Hons) it is INR 25,295
  • For Master of Arts [MA] it is INR 20,010

Maulana Azad College Kolkata Scholarships:

For enhancing the students in their academic journey the college provide many scholarships such a way all the eligible students will be benefited. Listed below are some of the scholarships provided for the students in the institution.

  • Swami Vivekananda merit Cum - Means Scholarship(BIKASH BHAWAN)
  • West Bengal Minority Development and Finanace Corporation Scholarship (TSP)
  • West Bengal Minority Development and Finanace Corporation Scholarship
  • Inspire (Department Of Science andTechnology )
  • Urdu Academy scholarship
  • Post Matric scholarship (For Caste)
  • Kanyasree K1
  • Kanyasree K2
  • KanyasreeK3
  • Chief Minister (NABANNA)
  • Auaquaf BOARD
  • Jindal Scholarship
  • Indira Gandhi single Girl child scholarship
  • Swami Vivekananda merit Cum - Means Scholarship

Maulana Azad College Kolkata Placements:

Having a good and decent alumini network the students who pass out from the institution will get variety of placement opportunities .The Maulana Azad College Placement is always there to direct the students to their dream careers.

Maulana Azad College Kolkata FAQ:

Common queries regarding Maulana Azad College Kolkata are given below.

1. Which are the courses offered by the college?

The courses offered by the institution consists of Bsc,Bcom,BA,Msc & MA

2. Is Maulana Azad College Affiliated?

Yes. The college has been affiliated to the Calcutta University

3. Does Maulana Azad college Kolkata provides any scholarships?

Yes. The institution provides many scholarships for the eligible students

4. Is Maulana Azad college Kolkata accredited?

Yes the institution has been accredited with an 'A' grade from NAAC

5. Which are the M.A programmes conducted by the institution?

The M.A programmes by the institution are MA English and MA Urdu

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 9 Student's Reviews 6.1/10  
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This institute is recommended by 3/9 students

Student Reviews

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

The daily routine is pretty decent. Classes start from 11:45 and go on until 4. The teaching staff is helpful and the quality of teaching is good. Overall college is very studious and fun too.


In general college life is not fun but for a career, it's very good. Gives you all the help you want. Makes you study so you stand somewhere in life. It also has got its own sports days. And people participate in other college fests too.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}, batch of 2017
  • Classes are from 10 am started at Maulana Azad College.
  • Each month class tests, mid-terms are taken before the finals, assignments.
  • Very well qualified teachers are maintaining their premises and they teach in every language which makes possible for a common student to understand everything clearly.

Contact Details and Location

Address : Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to University of Calcutta, Kolkata.


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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Maulana Azad College Kolkata Eligibility Criteria:

Course Eligibility
Bsc Botany
  • For students opting for Botany should have 55% aggregate and minimum 60% for Biology/ Botany in their HS
Bsc Chemistry
  • Students should have studied Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics in their H.S
  • Requires an aggregate 60% as well as 60% in Chemistry
Bsc Economics
  • Students should have studied Mathematics in their H.S with a minimum 50% of marks as well as aggregate of 50% and same in Economics.
  • Students who haven't studied Economics should have 55% aggregate for their H.S
Bsc Micro Biology
  • Applicants should have studied Biology and Chemistry in their H.S with minimum 60% aggregate as well as 60% each in Chemistry and Biology
Bsc Mathematics
  • Applicants should have studied Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry / Statistics in their H.S with 60% aggregate as well as 60% in Mathematics
Bsc Physics
  • For students opting for Physics they should have studied Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry in their HS
  • Students should have a minimum aggregate of 60% in total as well as 60% in Physics
Bsc Statistics
  • Applicants should have studied Mathematics in their HS and should hold a minimum of 50% in aggregate as well as in Mathematics
Bsc Zoology
  • Applicants should have taken Biology / Zoology in their HS and must hold a 60% aggregate and 60% in Biology / Zoology
B Com
  • Students should have studied Accountancy / Mathematics in their HS and should hold a minimum 60% aggregate as well as 60% minimum score in Accountancy / Mathematics
B.A Arabic
  • Students hould have studied Arabic in their HS and should posses a minimum aggregate of 40%
B.A Persian
  • Students who apply should have studied Persian / Urdu during their HS and should hold an aggregate of 40%
BA Arabic
  • Applicants should have studied Arabic in their HS and should have minimum 50% aggrregate as well as in Arabic
B.A Bengali
  • Applicants should have studied Bengali in their HS and should have a minimum 50% aggregate as well as in Bengali
B.A English
  • Applicants should have studied English in their HS and should have a minimum 60% aggregate as well as in English
B.A Persian
  • Applicants should have learned Persian or Urdu in their HS and should have a mimimum aggregate of 50% and 55% in Persian or Urdu.
  • Candidates who studeied  Persian will be given the first prerference
B.A Sanskrit
  • Applicants should have studied sanskrit in their HS and should hold a minimum 50% aggregate and 55% in Sanskrit
B.A Urdu
  • Applicants should have studied Urdu in their HS and should hold a minimum 50% aggregate as well as in Urdu
B.A Islamic History & Culture
  • Applicants should have studied History/ Islamic History in their HS and should hold a minimum 50% aggregate as well as Islamic History & Culture
B.A History
  • Applicants should have a minimum aggregate of 50% in History and 55% of aggregate if not studied History in their HS
B.A Philosophy
  • Applicants should have studied Philosophy in their HS and hold a minimum aggregate of 50% or 55% aggregate in Philosophy
B.A Political Science
  • Applicants should have studied Political Science in theri HS and should hold a minimum aggregate of 50% as well as in Political Science
B.A Sociology
  • Applicants should have a minimum 50% of aggregate
MSc Zoology
  • Students should have a minimum aggregate 55% in their UG and same in Zoology
  • should pass the admission test conducted by the Calcutta university
MA English
  • Student should have a minimum aggregate of 55% in their UG With English as the main subject
  • should pass the admission test conducted by the Calcutta university
MA Urdu
  • Students should have a minimum aggregate of 55% in their UG
  • should pass the admission test conducted by the Calcutta university

Maulana Azad College Kolkata Admissions:

The admission criteria in the institutiion will be based on the rules and regulations put forward by the Calcutta University.

  • Admissions to the institution will be mainly focused on the merit list.
  • Admission process will be carried out through online
  • Admission to the institution has been sorted to the Semester wise 3 year B.A/B.Sc./B.Com courses and it is under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) 2019
  • Vocation stream is not considered
  • The college will deduct 5% marks from the aggregate while calculating the merit score for each previous year of a candidate if the person is upto the last five passing years.


Maulana Azad College Kolkata Cut off:

As the institution is providing Bsc,,B.A, M.A & Msc programmes the Maulana Azad College kolkata cut off standards will be basically concentrated on their previous academic results.

  • The candidates should have minimum 50% in their previous academic results for students opting for all UG programmes
  • Candiadtes should have minimum 55% of  marks in their UG for PG candidates.
  • Furthur concession in the cut off scores will be given to the candidates who belong to the minority categories
  • For PG admission the marks of the eligibility exam are considered and based on that intakes is done.

Courses and Fees Structure of Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata

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Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 23,795
Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,295
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,360
Maulana Azad College, [MAC] Kolkata Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,295
Bachelor of Arts [BA] {Hons.}  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 25,295
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,010

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Maulana Azad College Kolkata Hostel Details:

The institution provides hostel facilities and as of now only Boys hostel is available and  72 seat girls hostel will be opened for the female scholars. The buliding of Maulana Azad College kolkata Hostel  consists of all the reuired facility for a perfect hostel. 

  • College has Boys’ Hostel with two buildings, named Baker Government Boys Hostel and Bangabandhu Annex Building
  • Allows the accomodation of 600 boarders
  • Seats are allotted in the hostel based on the Govt. rules
  • The hostels consists  of facilities like Gymnasium,Library, Computer, TV, prayer room, CCTV, anti ragging cell, Health Check up Unit etc.

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