Sonarpur Mahavidyalaya is a co-educational degree college. It was established in 1985 and it had been duly accredited by National Assesment and Accredidation Council, (NAAC) Bangalore. The college was founded in September 1985 as a consequence of a long drawn mass movement in the early seventies of the last century led by liberal democratic and education loving people of the locality. As a result of the mass movement of the local people, a preparatory committee was formed under the leadership of Sri Santimoy Bhattacharya. The committee requested the Rajpur Municipality to sanction a plot of land that would be suitable for the establishment of the college. The Rajpur Municipality, now renamed as Rajpur Sonarpur Municipality provided the necessary land and the people from all walks of life in the locality donated generously to raise a building for the new institution. Since then the utmost endeavor of the college has been the constant upgradation of its strengths and resources. It is affiliated to the University of Calcutta, which offers a wide range of subjects and facilities to its learners.Three well equipped faculties namely Science, Arts and Commerce have set a high watermark of teaching and learning which is certainly in tune with the heritage of the land.
This college is trying to adapt itself a new way of thinking. The semi-urban location of the college caters to needs of students who come from the grass-root level some of them are even first-generation learners.
Enrichment of Collegiate education by providing learners most updated knowledge and services in Science, Arts and Commerce subjects.
To organise vocational training in different career oriented courses for the students to help them acquire additional skill which is necessary either for self-employment or to make them more eligible for jobs in a competitive market.
To develop a new outlook of the taught so that they can prepare themselves to cope with the rapidly changing academic scenario.
To maintain a congenial and healthy atmosphere in the institution for all round development of mind and body of our students.
The college has a central library with open access system. It has nearly 9700 books which includes both texts books and other reference books including some reputed journals. The library has a Book Bank facility for use by the poor and meritorious students. Facilities like reprography reading rooms etc. are available inside the library. Daily Newspapers and Employment News are also available in the library. Moreover, each department has its own departmental library for the requirement of the students and t
Training & Placement :
Ever since its inception, the Placement Cell has created its impression by striking a right balance between academics and industry.It strongly believes in the adage, “Nothing less than the industry best”. Its constant endeavour in preparing its in the field of technology has been an epitome of success over a period of time.
The placement cell, guided by a Professor is committed to provide the young techies for a successful career In the industry of their choice. Having proved its mettle in providing ta
Scholarships through Govt. of India for SC and ST students
BC/BT/ Special Groups Scholarships
Physical Handicapped Scholarship
Cash Prizes to rank holders
Fee Waiver Scheme
The State Government has started a fee waiver scheme to help the economically poor but meritorious students. Further information regarding this can be obtained from the office of the Registrar.
Getting Education is no longer an insurmountable problem these days. Education loans are available to the needy and deser