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.
of the College “Vidya Vindatey Amritam” means
‘knowledge provides immortal bliss.’ The three glowing lamps
– centrally for ‘knowledge’ side by side ‘humanity’ and
‘transparency’, and the wheel for ‘dynamism through
exercise’ constitute the emblem.
The goal of Bethune College is to endow its learners
with access to higher education through quality
teaching-learning process. The College has always attempted
to support and sustain the vision of John Elliot Drinkwater
Bethune who paved the path of progress for women by
liberating them from their shackled existences and by
illumining their future with the help of education.
The Second Volume of the Peer Reviewed Journal of Bethune College,
HERITAGE, was formally inaugurated on 06.10.2015 by Professor
Swagata Sen, the Hon’ble Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) of Calcutta
College Fest 'Aalaap' will be held during the mid
of December, 2015.
Annual Sports of Bethune College is scheduled to be held on
18.12.2015 and 19.12.2015.
Mid Term Test for 1st and 2nd Year students will be held
on 18th - 19th November, 2015 (Honours Paper) and 23rd -
24th November, 2015 (General Paper).
The Result of Mid Term Test for 3rd Year Honours will be
published on 18.11.2015 and the same for 1st and 2nd
Year will be published on 09.12.2015.
Parent Teacher's meeting will be held as per the
IH : 14.12.2015 (2:00 – 4:00 p.m.)
IIH : 15.12.2015 ( -do- )
IIIH : 01.12.2015 ( -do- )
Notification (No. ED-544/2015 dated 06.10.2015) of Education
Directorate, Govt. of West Bengal regarding the West Bengal
Youth Parliament Competition Scheme.
G.O. No. 7370-F(P) dated
09.10.2015 on revised LTC scheme.
G.O. No. 7390-F(P) dated
13.10.2015 regarding granting of Special Casual Leave
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