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College Name: Hooghly Mohsin College
Address: P.O.- Chinsurah, Dist.- Hooghly
West Bengal, India - 712101
City: Hooghly   Colleges in Hooghly
State: West Bengal   Find Colleges in West Bengal
Phone Number: 9133 - 26802252 , Fax No. 033-26810544
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University: The University of Burdwan

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About Hooghly Mohsin College

Hooghly Mohsin College is one of the most prestigious and heritage institutions in West Bengal. It has been striving with the past glory and future excellence. Hooghly mohsin College has been growing very fast and offers a gamut of Master Degree courses besides its Honours and General Courses at the under graduate level. The result of Hooghly Mohsin College has become hallmark in the University. The college is affiliated to the University of Burdwan

The important subjects that are being taught in this college are Urdu, Hindi, Physiology, Philosophy etc. The law section is also present in that college.

The college was established in 1836 and is a is a prestigious and heritage institution.

Some of the famous personalities from this colleges are Syed Ameer Ali first muslim judge of India, Bankim Chandra Chatterjee world famous author, Upendra Brahmachaari, the great scientist and many more.

It is A NAAC Accredited College, pricipal is Dr. Subhra Kr. Mukhopadhyay.
The college is under direct control of the Government of West Bengal.

Hooghly Mohsin College is one of the best and oldest colleges of West Bengal. It started its illustrious journey on 1st August, 1836 in the District of Hooghly of West Bengal. The college was built on the land donated by the famous philanthropist of the district, Haji Mohammad Mohsin. It was earlier known as New Hooghly College. On its hundredth anniversary, the college was renamed as Hooghly Mohsin College. This prestigious college is presently affiliated to Bardhaman University. Hooghly Mohsin College has been awarded B++ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Hooghly Mohsin College has been recognized by the University Grants Commission as a College with potential for excellence. The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, has recognized it as a Star College. The Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has selected this college under Fund for Improvement of Science & Technology Infrastructure scheme.

Over the years, the name and fame of the college have been established. Many illustrious students have passed out from this prestigious institution. Some of them are: Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay, famous composer and writer, Dwijendralal Ray, Bengali writer, Sanjib Chandra Chattopadhyay, Bengali writer, Muzaffar Ahmed, communist politician, Kanailal Dutta, well-known revolutionary, Mohammad Sahidullah, Linguist, Dr. Bhavatosh Datta, famous economist, Brahmabandhav Upadhyay, theologist and freedom-fighter, Upendranath Brahmachari, very famous scientist who invented the medicine of kalajar, Shyamal Mitra, Bengali singer, etc.

Courses offered

The college presently offers the following courses:-
A. Under-Graduate courses:
Bengali (Hons.)
Political Science(Hons.)
Zoology (Hons.)
B.Sc. (General)

B. Post-Graduate courses:
M.Sc. Botany
M. Com.
M.A. English
M.Sc. Physiology
M.A. Political Science
M.A. Urdu

The admission process is entirely online and based on merit.

Available infrastructure

The infrastructure of this old college is awe-inspiring, some of which are mentioned below:-
Law Library: Law Library is the pride of this college and attached to an institution engaged for the dispensation of social justice through legal means. The Library contains many law journals and more than sixty thousand law books. It is completely digitized.
National Service Scheme (NSS): NSS was launched by the then Union Education Minister Dr.V.K.R.V.Rao in September, 1969 during the Gandhi Centenary Year.
Hostels: The college has four hostels for Under-Graduate and Post-Graduate students.
Canteen: The canteen of the college provides hygienic food at subsidized rate.
Library: The central library is fully digitised library with necessary books and journals helping the research work. In addition, every department has departmental library.
Laboratories: The laboratories are well-maintained and well-furnished. The computer lab has modern amenities.
Wi-fi: The entire college is wi-fi enabled.
Modern classrooms with adequate space: The classrooms with audiovisual aids like slide projectors, LCD, etc.
Multi-gym facilities: Multi-gym facilities are available for students.
Placement Centre: The college has a placement centre for students where career guidance is provided.
Bisakha: Hooghly Mohsin College has formed the wing of Bisakha. To prevent sexual harassment of female students and employees. The college organizes seminars on the role and importance of Bisakha.


There are many scholarships for the meritorious students of the college. Some of these are:
(a) Paramesh Chandra Mallik Award: Prizes, stipends are awarded on the basis of results of Graduation Degree Honours final examination to the examinees from the college securing the highest marks in each subject with a minimum of 60% of marks for Science subjects and 50% of marks for Arts and Commerce subjects.
(b) Manjugopal Bhattacharya Award: Prizes and stipends are awarded to the examinees from the college securing highest marks in English Honours in Part I and Part II Honours examinations.
(c) Benoy Krishna Modak Award: Prizes / Stipends are awarded to the examinees from this College securing highest marks in Mathematics in Part I Honours Final examination from the college.
(d) Brojendra Nath Ghosh Physics Award: For the best student in the Under-Graduate Physics department.

Other essential information

Address: Hooghly Mohsin College, P.O.- Chinsurah, Dist.- Hooghly, West Bengal. PIN-712101
Telephone No. : 033-26802252; Fax No.: 033-26810544
College Website:

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Courses in Hooghly Mohsin College

Course NameFeesSeats
B.Sc. Chemistry
B.Com Accountancy
M.Com Commerce
B.A.As per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. Economics
B.Sc. GeneralAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. BengaliAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. EnglishAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. SanskritAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. UrduAs per State ruleAs per State rule
M.A. UrduAs per State ruleAs per State rule
LLB GeneralAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.Sc. MathematicsAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.Sc PhysiologyAs per State ruleAs per State rule
MS PhysiologyAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. PhilosophyAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.Sc. PhysicsAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.A. Political ScienceAs per State ruleAs per State rule
M.A. Political ScienceAs per State ruleAs per State rule
B.Sc. ZoologyAs per State ruleAs per State rule
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Posted By: Ujjal Roy    Posted Date: 19 Jun 2012   
Fax No. 033-26810544
The city of the college should be Hooghly

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