Bhawanipur College

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Rachit Agrawal
Modified on 2020-02-07 
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Bhawanipur College Society is a private and undergraduate college that has affiliation from the University of Calcutta in Kolkata; it is also a coeducational college. The college also offers various programs both from the undergraduate level as well as postgraduate levels. The Bhawanipur Educational Society is located in Sreepally, Bhownaipore and the nearest railway station connecting the Bhawanipur Educational Society is Sealdah which is about 4.5 kilometers away from the Bhawanipur Educational Society. The nearest airport from the Bhawanipur Educational Society is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport which is about 21 kilometers away from the Bhawanipur Educational Society. Generally, it takes an hour or so for the students to reach the Bhawanipur Educational Society from the airport. The Bhawanipur Educational Society is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC) of India; it also has various collaborations including different types of clubs, committees, and societies, etc.

Bhawanipur College Kolkata:-

The Bhawanipur College is located at 5, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani of the Bhowanipore area of Kolkata, West Bengal. The Bhawanipur College of Kolkata was established in the year 1966 by various efforts and under the donation of money given mainly by the Gujrati Community who were living and residing in Kolkata. The official website of the Bhawanipur College Kolkata is www.thebges.edu.in. The College is mainly maintained and managed through the Bhawanipur Gujarati Educational Society where the major donations are being done by the Gujarati Industrialists and Businessmen as well. The college mainly came out to its existence from a high school named J.J. Ajmera High School, which was established back in 1928; which again became a secondary school in 1958 and later a higher secondary school after being duly funded in 1960 from some trust so as to convert into a higher secondary school as concerned. As the Bhawanipur college is being established by the Gujaratis which is a linguistic minority in the state of West Bengal, the Bhawanipur College enjoys some protection as mentioned under Article 30 of the Constitution of India. Bhawanipur College is mainly meant for quality education to the students and mainly providing education to the students of the Gujarati Community, but the institution also provides the same quality education to all the students studying in the institution without doing any discrimination based on caste, creed, religion or language. The annual cultural fest of the college is named as Umang. One of the notable alumni of the Bhawanipur College is Dilip Sanghvi who is one of the richest men in India and is also the founder of Sun Pharma.

Bhawanipur College Admission:-

Admission to Bhawanipur College is totally based on the merit of the candidates who wish to join the institution for the same. The college also does not have any entrance examination for admission to the institution and only takes class 12 examinations for the same.

The college comes with an online system and does not support any mode of offline admission to the institution. All the forms and other documents need to be retained by the candidate and are used by the institute for future reference in case of any circumstances that may arise for the same. Also, the application fees of the form must be paid through online mode only and the federal bank system is used for this purpose. After a successful evaluation of the candidates by the college administration and the authority, the merit list is announced on the college website. After a student gets selected for admission to the institute the student is required to be physically present on the institute so that the student may choose his/her desired branch what he/she wants to pursue in the institution. 

Bhawanipur College Fees:-

Several courses are being offered in the Bhawanipur College. Some of the courses along with their duration and fees are given below as:-

  1. Bachelors of Business Administration- The duration of this course is generally 3 years with a fee of about 1,62,000 rupees.
  2. Bachelors of Commerce- The duration of this course is generally 3 years with a fee of about 1,15,000 rupees.
  3. Masters of Commerce- The duration of this course is generally 2 years with a fee of about 178,800 rupees.
  4. Bachelors of Science- The duration of this course is generally 3 years with a fee of about 1,06,800 rupees.
  5. Bachelors of Arts- The duration of this course is generally 3 years with a fee of about 1,07,000 rupees.
  6. Master of Arts- The duration of this course is generally 2 years with a fee of about 71,700 rupees.

More generally it can be said that the course fee for all the disciplines of B.Com is about 38,000 rupees per annum. The course fee for all specializations of BBA is about 54,000 rupees per annum. The course fee of MA is about 35,000 rupees per annum. The course fee of all the disciplines of B.Sc is about 36,000 rupees per annum.

Bhawanipur College, Kolkata cut-off:-

In Bhawanipur college, Kolkata no student is allowed admission after a drop or gap of more than three years from passing the previous qualifying examination. The candidate is also not allowed admission to the institute if the student has discontinued any course from any institution for the same. The year of admission is taken into consideration when the student is taking admission into the Bhawanipur College for the same.

The candidates belonging to the Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes must have obtained a minimum of 40% marks in the previous qualifying examination for taking admission in the Bhawanipur College, Kolkata. The candidates also must have a proper caste certificate for those students belonging to the Scheduled castes and Scheduled tribes otherwise the seat obtained by the candidate will be passed to the next deserving candidate and the seat acquired by the previous candidate will be forfeited. For general category students, the candidates must obtain a minimum of 60% marks in order to obtain a seat in the Bhawanipur College, Kolkata. However, the availability of seats and the total number of candidates seeking admission to the institute is very important in order to get admission to the institute. These factors remain at the hand of college administration.

Bhawanipur College Courses:-

There are a total of 15 courses that can be pursued in the Bhawanipur College, Kolkata. The courses are listed as follows:-

  1. Bachelors in Commerce (Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  2. Bachelor’s in Science (Chemistry Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  3. Bachelor’s in Science (Computer Science Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  4. Bachelor’s in Science (Economics Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  5. Bachelor’s in Science (Electronics Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  6. Bachelor’s in Science (Mathematics Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  7. Bachelor’s in Science (Physics Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  8. Bachelor’s in Arts (Bengali Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  9. Bachelor’s in Arts (History Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  10. Bachelor’s in Arts (Journalism and Mass Communication Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  11. Bachelor’s in Arts (Political Science Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  12. Bachelor’s in Arts (Sociology Honors) with a duration of 3 years.
  13. Bachelor of Business Administration with a duration of 3 years.
  14. Masters of Commerce with a duration of 2 years.
  15. Master of Arts in English with a duration of 2 years.

Bhawanipur College Ranking:-

The Bhawanipur College, Kolkata stands third for pursuing Commerce in the city of Kolkata with a rating of 6.5/10 and a fee of about 50,000 rupees per annum for pursuing commerce in the institute for the same.

Bhawanipur College, Kolkata also has some of the career-oriented courses such as Corporate Communication, Capital Market, Cyber Security, Global Management skills that help both the students and the college. The students get benefited because they gain extra knowledge due to the courses included along with the prescribed syllabus. On the other hand, the institute gets benefited because due to the involvement of these courses the ranking of the institute gets improved every year and it is also hoped that in the coming years the ranking is expected to improve even more.

The Bhawanipur College, Kolkata also promotes the overall development of the students studying in the institute which in turn helps the students to cope with the corporate world after graduating from the institute. Students get involves in more than 100 activities in the institute per year which includes entrepreneurship, Leadership Training, etc.

Bhawanipur College Placements:-

The main purpose of the institution in involving the students in different types of fests, societies, and clubs is to provide them with enough exposure so that they may be able to crack the companies and perform well in the interview rounds of both the internships as well as including the campus interviews. The institution tries to stretch the possibilities of the students by providing them with good career opportunities in the form of placements. The college also has its separate Career Opportunities Cell for providing the same. The main job of the Career Opportunities Cell is to provide information about the recruitments of the companies and the job profiles of the companies. The Career Opportunities Cell also conducts various mock interviews and aptitude tests to fully prepare the students for cracking the actual interview round which is conducted by the companies in the process of recruiting students from the Bhawanipur College for the same. In turn, it is seen that the college receives good placement offers from different companies and holds an overall good placement record.

Some of the visited companies of Bhawanipur College, Kolkata are listed as follows:-

  1. Royal Bank of Scotland.
  2. IBM.
  3. Louis Berger Group.
  4. ITC.
  5. HSBC.
  6. Wipro.
  7. UBS Investment Bank.
  8. Bank of America.
  9. Deloitte.
  10. Accenture.
  11. DSP.
  12. LG Electronics Private Limited.
  13. ICICI Bank.
  14. Emami.
  15. Star Cement Meghalaya Limited.
  16. Yes Bank.
  17. Goldman Sachs.
  18. Reebok India.
  19. TCS.
  20. Airtel.
  21. Axis Bank.

Also as the college has a strong alumni network spread all across the country companies like Zeroinfu visits the campus to hire fresh graduates. The students studying in the second year also have the opportunity to grab placements in the companies which boosts the chance of the student to get a placement offer in the final year of graduation.

Companies that visit the campus are in the professional or finance-related business, so they hire graduates mainly from the business and commerce streams. The average salary that student receives remain around 3 to 4 lakhs per annum while the highest package ranges anywhere between 9 lakhs per annum to 10 lakhs per annum.

Bhawanipur College Address:-

The Bhawanipur Educational Society is located at 5, Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani of the Bhawanipore area of the city Kolkata, West Bengal. The cardinal directions of the institute are given as 22 degrees 32’16.58” N 88 degrees 21’03.02” E. 

Bhawanipur College, Kolkata Contact Number:-

The college can be contacted either by going through their website or by calling their helpline number.

The information of the Bhawanipur College, Kolkata can be found on the website – [email protected]

The helpline number of the institute is given as – 033 4019-5555.

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Rachit AgrawalRachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.

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