|Charuchandra College was founded in 1947 to cater to the need of large number of refugee students from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). Charuchandra College has been named after Late Charuchandra Chattopadhyay, famous Indian nationalist.This is a co-educational college aided by the Department of Education, Government of West Bengal. The motto of the college is 'ALTIORAPETO', which means ''I seek higher life''. |
Like all other colleges of West Bengal, there is provision for studying Higher Secondary (X+II) from this college. At Higher Secondary level, the college is affiliated to West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education. Students can opt for all three streams at X+II level, i.e., Humanities, Commerce and Arts.
At Graduation level, the college is affiliated to University of Calcutta. The following Honours courses are available:-
(a) Bengali, (b) Botany, (c) Commerce, (d) Computer Science, (e) English, (f) Education, (g) Environmental Science, (h) Hindi, (i) History, (j) Journalism & Mass Com. (k) Mathematics, (l) Statistics, (m) Physics (n) Physical Education (o) Political Science, (p) Economics and (q) Chemistry.
In addition to these Honours courses, students can opt for B.Sc (Pass), B.Com (Pass) and B.A (Pass).
The library and laboratories of the colleges are good. The students of the college can participate in NSS activities. There is a Placement Cell in the college. The canteen caters to the need of the students and other staff of the college. It provides hygienic food at low price.
Although there is space crunch in the college, the college has been producing many university blues in various sports like football, cricket, hockey, waterpolo, swimming, badminton and table tennis. Sports occupy very important place in the life of students of this college.
The present Principal of the college is Dr. Satyajit Ghosh.
- Partha K.