11 August 2017
Notification for Tarak Sudha Fellow in the Departments of Computer Science and Mathematics. View details...
09 August 2017
Bethune Day and Banomahotsav will be celebrated in the college premises on August 12, 2017. There will be visit to the cemetery by representative group of teachers and students. The Bethune Day lecture will be delivered by Prof Asish Banerjee, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calcutta. Dr. Sabita Misra, Ex-Reader in Sanskrit, Bethune College will also be felicitated. All students and teachers are requested to attend the event.
09 August 2017
Independence Day will be celebrated in college on 15th August, 2017. All students and teachers are requested to be present.
09 August 2017
The Student Activity Cell of the college will organise an exhibition on the occasion of Bethune Day and Independence Day. The exhibition is titled 'Right to Live: The Green Way'.
21 June 2017
The students who are admitted in the 1st year B.A./ B.Sc. for the academic session 2017-18 are asked to assemble in the Centenary Hall (1st Floor, Kadambini Bhawan) at 10.30 a.m. on 12th July, 2017, to attend the Orientation Programme.
After the Orientation Programme they are to report to the respective Departments for preliminary introduction.
The classes of 1st year B.A./B.Sc. will commence on 13th July 2017 at 10.30 a.m.
The name of the students who fail to attend at least 80% classes during the first 10 days will be struck off from the college register without further notice.
The decades of 1980s and 1990s saw a rising awareness about the vital role that women's empowerment plays in the holistic development of a country. Incentivising women's higher education became a policy agenda for many developing nations. India also has taken various formal steps to enhance women's visibility in different walks of life with much success in the arena of education. Read more
Established in 1879, Bethune College ushered in, for the women of the nineteenth century, a new era of enlightenment and edification through education. This is a Government College under the aegis of the Department of Higher Education, West Bengal. Accredited in 2006 with the 'A' grade and having acquired the coveted status of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) by UGC and recognised by DST-FIST. Bethune College has celebrated 135 long years of tireless striving for knowledge which enriches the mind and ennobles the soul. The mission of the College has always been the development of a complete woman. Bethune College is committed to the cause of empowerment of women from all sectors including those who are socially and economically deprived through access to higher education enabling them to transform into intellectually vibrant, socially responsible, self-reliant women. Today women are leaders who epitomise the human values of caring, sharing and re-building societies sans stress and violence. The College provides literary and scientific education as well as empowers the students to be honest citizens of the nation. Read more
Stood First class First in the Mathematics Honours examination of the Calcutta University in 2006 from Bethune College, Kolkata. She completed her Post Graduation in Mathematics from the Indian Statistical Institute of Kolkata in 2008 and obtained her Ph.D. degree from the same Institute in 2011 with Algebraic Geometry as her field of specialization.
Thereafter it has been a dream journey for this budding young mathematician. She solved the "Zariski Cancellation Problem", which remained unresolved for nearly 70 years. In 2014, the Indian National Science Academy awarded her the INSA Young Scientist Award and in the citation, the Academy described her solution as "one of the best works in Algebraic Geometry in recent years done anywhere". Read more