Serampore College

Serampore college has been established in the year 1818, by the Serampore Trio known as William Carey, Joshua Marshman, William Ward in Serampore Town, in Hooghly District, West Bengal. Serampore College is the second oldest college in India. The two entities of the Serampore college is the theological faculty and the arts, science, and commerce faculty. The affiliations of the college include the Senate of Serampore College and the University of Calcutta. The arts, science, and commerce degrees are awarded to the students of the college by the University of Calcutta, and the theology is by the Senate of Semaphore College.


The present principal of the Serampore College is Dr. Vansanglura. Serampore College is one of the best and the oldest colleges under Calcutta University, with a total student count of 2,277. It includes a total staff count of 79(teaching faculty) and 30(non-teaching).

The academic administration of the Serampore college is taken care of by the Senate of Serampore College.


 Serampore College is a coeducation based college. The courses offered by the Serampore College are 

  • B.A.
  • B.Sc.
  • Diploma
  • M.Sc.
  • B.Com

To be more precise, the courses include 

  • B.Tech Aerospace
  • B.Com Accounting and Finance
  • BA Economics
  • BA History
  • ME Industrial Engineering
  • Advanced Jewellery Design
  • Mass Communication and Journalism
  • BA Bengali
  • BA English
  • BA Sanskrit
  • BA Mathematics
  • BA Statistics
  • BA Philosophy
  • BA Geography
  • B.Sc Physics
  • BA in Political Science
  • BA Sociology
  • B.Sc Zoology

and also theological degrees and honors courses.

The honors courses include:

  • Bengali
  • History
  • English
  • Political science
  • Philosophy
  • Sanskrit.

Serampore College provides a good campus life for students with good infrastructure and also provides better placements and internships opportunities. Serampore college provides so many facilities for the students, including

  • Hostels for girls and boys
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Cafeteria
  • Hospital
  • IT infrastructure
  • Laboratories
  • Alumni associations
  • Guest rooms.

Admission 2020

The students can apply to Serampore College online through the college’s official website. The application fee is only Rs.100/. The students must have passed with 55% and above (for general categories) and 40% (for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) in their board exams for getting into the Serampore College.

The students who want to apply for the theological degrees should consult the principal in person. The important dates for UG admission are as follows.

Process Dates 
Online admission starts from27 May 2020
Last date to apply online6 June 2020
Provision of Merit list10 June 2020
1st merit list10 June 2020
2nd merit list14 June 2020

Fee Structure

In Serampore College, fee structure varies from one course to the other. The fee structure (in rupees) of the various courses is listed below.

  • Rs. 9.92 K for
    • BA Bengali.
    • BA History
    • BA Philosophy
    • BA in Political Science
    • BA Sanskrit
    • BA Economics
    • BA English
    • BA Education
    • BA Sociology
    • BA Physiology
    • BA Geography
    • B.Sc Electronics
    • B.Sc Statistics
  • Rs. 10.88 K for
    • B.Com Finance and Accounting Hons
  • Rs. 13.42 K for
    • B.Sc Chemistry Hons
    • B.Sc Mathematics Hons
    • B.Sc Physics Hons
    • B.Sc Economics Hons
    • B.Sc Botany Hons
    • B.Sc Physiology Hons
    • B.Sc Zoology Hons
  • Rs. 10.63K for
    • BA Bengali Hons
    • BA Philosophy Hons
    • BA History Hons
    • BA Political Science Hons
    • BA Sanskrit Hons
    • BA Communicative English Hons
    • BA English Hons
    • BA Education Hons
    • B.Sc Geography Hons
  • Rs. 10.18 K for
    • BA Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Rs. 12.17 K for all the B.Sc courses without honors.
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