Founded in 1953 by noted social worker Dr. Satish Bose, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College (West Bengal) is a UGC-registered and 4th Cycle NAAC accredited college affiliated with West Bengal State University. A recipient of the ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ (CPE) award by UGC (2017-2022), this multidisciplinary college with two state-of-the-art campuses has built a strong reputation for offering its students needs-based higher education. The college focuses on promoting traditional human values and ethics among students by encouraging them to participate in events and programmes related to society, environment and wildlife. In the latest EducationWorld India Higher Education Rankings 2020-21, Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College is ranked #16 among non-autonomous colleges in India and #2 in West Bengal state.
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Commerce / Management
Bachelor of Arts Master in Arts
Master in Commerce
Master in Science
Infrastructure & Facilities
Surrounded by greenery, the campuses incorporate contemporary architecture and host spacious Smart classrooms, well-equipped laboratories and seminar rooms, an open access central library, museum, gymnasium and hostel facilities
Competence of Faculty
In February, Dr. Monojit Ray, Principal of the college, received the Educational Leadership Award of the Commonwealth Vocational University in Bangkok (Thailand).
Faculty Welfare & Development
Over 150 highly qualified teachers and 100 non-teaching staff are provided training through in-house continuous professional development programmes.
Range/Diversity of programme offered
The Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College offers eight postgraduate study programmes, BBA and 23 undergraduate honours study programmes, and a range of career certificate courses.
The Barrackpore Rastraguru Surendranath College encourages NCC and NSS as co-curricular activities to shape students’ overall personality. Moreover, the alumni association Praktanika engages in community development programmes among other initiatives.
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