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BASANTI DEVI COLLEGE
BASANTI DEVI COLLEGE,KOLKATA
KOLKATA,WEST BENGAL NAAC,UGC ESTD 1959 University of Calcutta,KOLKATA GOVERNMENT COLLEGE
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Updated on - January 08th, 2022

Basanti Devi College is the first government aided college in Kolkata which was founded by the Government of West Bengal in 1959. The institute offers profuse & (Hons. & General) courses at UG level and in English as well as in Political Science at PG level. The college also offers a Diploma course in Export-Import Management and certificate course in English Language Training. Basanti Devi College is reaccredited B+ by NAAC and affiliated to the University of Calcutta. The admissions at Basanti Devi College are sought through the merit of marks secured in the qualifying exam for all UG courses as well as in Political Science whereas candidates opting for in English need to go through English Entrance Exam conducted by the college itself. 

Basanti Devi College Kolkata Highlights 

Established | Institute Type Private | 1959 
Accredited to NAAC “B+” Grade 
Affiliated to University of Calcutta 
Courses offered 2 courses in profuse specializations at UG level
2 courses at PG level
1 Diploma course
1 Certificate course 
Total Intake (UG) 1002 students 
Admission Criteria Merit-Based & Entrance Exam 
FacilitiesComputer Lab, Library, Auditorium, Gym 
Application Mode Online 
Official Website www.basantidevicollege.edu.in 
Basanti Devi College Highlights
Established 1959
Type Government College
Approved by NAAC,UGC
Affiliated to University of Calcutta
Facilities Available CAFETERIA,LIBRARY,SPORTS,LABS,COMPUTER LAB,CLASSROOM,AUDITORIUM,GYM,WIFI CAMPUS,CANTEEN
Entrance Examinations No
Ranking Body / Magazine Year Category Rank
NIRF 2022 Overall 0

Tabulated below are the courses offered by the college under various specializations:

CoursesSpecializationDetails
B.A.GeneralEligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent
Selection: Merit of marks secured in the qualifying exam
Duration: 3 Years 
English
History
B.Sc.General
Mathematics
M.A.Political ScienceEligibility: Candidate must have passed graduation from a recognized university or its equivalent with minimum 40% marks in aggregate
Selection: Merit of marks secured in the qualifying exam
Duration: 2 Years
English

Course Details
BA

Duration: 3 years

B.SC

Duration: 3 years

M.A

Duration: 2 years

B.SC

Duration: 3 years

B.A

Duration: 3 years

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Established in the year 1959, Basanti Devi College is situated in Kolkata, West Bengal. The college is affiliated to University of Calcutta, West Bengal.

Basanti Devi College Quick Update

July 30: Basanti Devi College Admission 2021: Application Window to Open from August 02-20.

Basanti Devi College has released the Merit List 2021 for MA Admission (Political Science & English). Check Here. The College has also released the UG Merit List for Phase 1 Admission 2021. Check Here

BDC, Kolkata offers several BA & B.Sc. (Honours & General) UG courses, MA in English and Political Science along with a Diploma course in Export Import Management and Certificate course in English Language Training.

  • The application process conducted by the college is online and offline.
  • For admission in UG (Hons.) courses in Science and Arts, the candidates must have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects with 50% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in the particular subject of specialization.
  • For BA & B.Sc. General degree courses, the candidates must have passed 10+2 in Arts and Science streams respectively.
  • Selection of the candidates in any of these UG courses is based on the merit of the qualifying examination and a subject to availability of seats.
  • MA in Political Science & English admission requires the candidates to possess a bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in any discipline with the relevant subjects & 40% marks in aggregate from any recognised University/ Institution.
  • The candidates in MA Political Science are selected based on merit. However, for MA English, the candidates are selected on the basis of English entrance test conducted by the college.
  • Admission in Diploma/ Certification courses in Export Import Management, English Language Training, Basic Skills in Psychological Counselling and Sanskrit require the candidates to have passed 10+2 in any stream.
  • The candidates are selected in these courses on the basis of merit and availability of seats.

Highlight Table:

Name of the CollegeBasanti Devi College (BDC)
College TypeGovernment
Basic Admission CriteriaMerit based – UG & PG Courses Entrance based – MA English
Application ModeOnline & offline
Name of the EntranceEnglish Entrance Test
Entrance ModeOffline
ScholarshipYes
Course Entrance Exam

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The placement cell helps out students to join various companies that participate in the campus recruitment drive. The placement records of Basanti Devi College in recent years is tabulated below: 

Academic yearStudents placedAverage Package
2016-1740 INR 1,50,000 
2017-18 32 INR 1,80,000 
2018-19 23 INR 2,40,000 

Basanti Devi College Kolkata Scholarship 

Students at Basanti Devi College can avail of different scholarships provided by the college. The different scholarship schemes provided by the college are: 

  • Free Studentship offered to candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, BPL, and PH. 
  • Merit Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Minority Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Merit cum Means Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Sports Scholarships offered to students showing excellence in University level Sports Competition. 
   
   
   
   

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Basanti Devi College Facilities

The college campus provides a lot of facilities for easing the life of fellow students as well as staff. Some of the facilities available at the college campus include: 

  • Computer Lab: The college has its own computer lab to help students gain practical knowledge. Moreover, internet facilities are also available at the computer lab. 
  • Library: The college library consists of numerous books of profuse literary genres. The students can make use of reference books available at the library and can also issue books from the library. 
  • Auditorium: Major of the gatherings take place at the auditorium. Different competitions are also organized at the auditorium. 
  • Gym: The college also provides gymnasium facilities to the students. 

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Ques.

Ans.

Ques. How can I apply for B.Sc. (General) in this college?

Ans. The application forms are available on the official website. You can fill the application form there and must ensure that you fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria for the same.

Ques. Are canteen facilities available at the college campus?

Ans. Yes, canteen facilities are also available at the college campus. Students, as well as staff, can make use of it during the college hours.

Ques. Is there a computer course at this college?

Ans. Yes, there is a computer-training course provided by WEBEL in the college and within the college timings. Enrolling in the course is optional for a student.

Ques. Is there any reservation for categories belonging to the lower caste?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation of seats for students belonging to SC, ST, OBC, BPL, and PH. Moreover, 3% seats are reserved for persons with special needs.

Ques. Is the college in a remote location?

Ans. The college is an urban area setting, well connected with transport facilities.

BASANTI DEVI COLLEGE - FEES & ELIGIBILITY
Course Fees Eligibility
BA ₹5.34 K (1st Year Fees) 10 + 2
B.SC ₹6.65 K (1st Year Fees) 10 + 2
M.A ₹20.60 K (1st Year Fees) 10 + 2 + 3
B.SC Not Specified 10 + 2
B.A Not Specified 10 + 2
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BACHELOR OF ARTS [BA]
3 YEARS GRADUATION DEGREE(BACHELORS) ON CAMPUS FULL TIME

₹5340.00 (1st Year Fees)

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE [B.SC]
3 YEARS GRADUATION DEGREE(BACHELORS) ON CAMPUS FULL TIME

₹6650.00 (1st Year Fees)

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MASTER OF ARTS [M.A]
2 YEARS POST GRADUATION DEGREE(MASTERS) ON CAMPUS FULL TIME

₹20600.00 (1st Year Fees)

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BACHELOR IN SCIENCE {HONS.} [B.SC]
3 YEARS GRADUATION DEGREE(BACHELORS) ON CAMPUS FULL TIME

Not Specified

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BACHELOR OF ARTS {HONS.} [B.A]
3 YEARS GRADUATION DEGREE(BACHELORS) ON CAMPUS FULL TIME

Not Specified

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The placement cell helps out students to join various companies that participate in the campus recruitment drive. The placement records of Basanti Devi College in recent years is tabulated below: 

Academic yearStudents placedAverage Package
2016-1740 INR 1,50,000 
2017-18 32 INR 1,80,000 
2018-19 23 INR 2,40,000 

Basanti Devi College Kolkata Scholarship 

Students at Basanti Devi College can avail of different scholarships provided by the college. The different scholarship schemes provided by the college are: 

  • Free Studentship offered to candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, BPL, and PH. 
  • Merit Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Minority Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Merit cum Means Scholarship offered by the State Government. 
  • Sports Scholarships offered to students showing excellence in University level Sports Competition. 
   
   
   
   
FACILITIES

CAFETERIA

LIBRARY

SPORTS

LABS

COMPUTER LAB

CLASSROOM

AUDITORIUM

GYM

WIFI CAMPUS

CANTEEN
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147B, Rash Behari Ave, Ballygunge, Kolkata, West Bengal,KOLKATA,WEST BENGAL,INDIA,700029
KOLKATA - 700029
WEST BENGAL, INDIA

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