Estd. in 1879

First Women's College in Asia



Reaccredited at the 'A' Level by NAAC (Cycle 2), 2015


NIRF Ranking

Secured 88th rank natonally in NIRF ranking 2020 under college category


DBT Star College

Received financial support under the DBT Star College Scheme of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India in 2020

Admission to Undergraduate courses

Admission to 3 year B.A. (Hons.)/B.Sc. (Hons.) Degree Course (CBCS) for the session 2021-22 under University of Calcutta

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Admission to B.A./B.Sc. (Honours) courses for the session 2021-22 is fully online.
Applications will be received online from 02.08.2021 (11 a.m. onwards) to 20.08.2021 (up to 6 p.m.) through the following website:

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Courses Offered

Certificate Courses for U.G. Students

  1. Computer Training Programme
  2. Ethics and Value Education

"The name of Bethune College was inextricably associated with higher education for Bengali women. Viewed in this light, no other women's college in undivided Bengal could hold a candle to Bethune. If one were to compile a list of Bethune students at the end of nineteenth century and the first four decades of the twentieth, the result would be a who's who of Bengali women of those times."

Our Achievers

Some of our eminent achievers

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Illustrious Alumna

Illustrious Alumna of Bethune College, Kolkata 19th century- 20th century

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