Scottish Church College Kolkata
The increase of European education within alliance with doctrine of the Christianity had been very important momentum to missionary enterprise within India in nineteenth century. Scottish Church College recognized in the year 1830 like General Assembly's institute and provided its current name in the year 1929 is the institution born of amongst such impetus.
Rev. Alexander Duff, the founder of the college, was first missionary of India from Church of Scotland. He wanted to set up the institution that connected western education with the Christian mission and eventual progress of people. This College is second oldest within North Calcutta and has created many outstanding people, leader among them are Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Swami Vivekananda. The College is given Grade A by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council). The college enjoys the position of College having Potential for Excellence, the quality rating by UGC (University Grants Commission). The media survey rates the Scottish Church College as amongst top 50 colleges of India.
This College is now possessed and administered by CNI (Church of North India) throughout diocese of Calcutta. It is associated with the University of Calcutta however, enjoys independent status for the Faculty of Post Graduate Studies. They provide Honors course for 15 subjects in under-graduate stream as well as post-graduate courses in two subjects. Department of Teacher’s Education of college organizes women students for B. Ed. (Bachelor of Education) degree.
In keeping with vision of the founder, Scottish Church College has supported the academic excellence in addition to promoting the community service, personality development, and alteration of the aesthetic sensibilities. Throughout the years, very long line of famous personalities had educated in the blessed halls of learning. Splendorous architecture of this College includes its wonderful prayer hall is articulate testimony of its timeless inheritance and revolutionary vision of the founding fathers.
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