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Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara

Raja Peary Mohan College, Uttarpara

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About the College:

Raja Peary Mohan College is a general purpose college in Hooghly District of West Bengal, India under theUniversity of Calcutta. It offers intermediate and undergraduate level courses in various arts, sciences and commerce subjects. The college a popular institution for undergraduate study in the neighborhood of Uttarpara, the Hooghly district, Howrah and the North 24 Parganas. The college was established in 1881 by late Raja Joy Krishna Mukherjee (who was the father of Raja Peary Mohan Mukherjee), a leading social reformer and educationist of colonial Bengal, when it was under the British rule.

Situated on the banks of river Ganges, more commonly known as the Hooghly River or the Bhagirathi, at the junction of three districts of West Bengal, namely Hooghly, Howrah and the 24 Parganas (North), Raja Peary Mohan College is a premier institution of higher education in Uttarpara. It is one of the oldest institutions of higher education not only inBengal but in the whole of India. When Raja Peary Mohan College, formerly Uttarpara College, was founded in the late nineteenth century by a benevolent social reformer of the district of Hooghly, nobody anticipated that from its humble beginning this college could reach a goal of excellence in academic, social and cultural fields. In true sense the present recognition and distinctions were built upon the heritage of a glorious past, but it had also records of rough times now and then. Nevertheless, the college endeavored to the cause of education despite various odds at different stages with commendable devotion for more than a century and keeping in pace with contemporary demands it has been currently trying to develop and cater the needs of the students. Thus just beyond the boundaries of the metropolis of Kolkata, Raja Peary Mohan College has developed itself as an eminent center of learning and as one of the biggest co-educational colleges of West Bengal, being affiliated to the University of Calcutta.

 

Courses Offer:

Raja Peary Mohan College offers Under Graduate courses in Honours and General Courses for B.A., B.Sc., B.Com.streams.The admission is based on merit at the qualifying examination cum reservation, as per the order of Government of West Bengal and the affiliating University i.e. University of Calcutta. There is reservation for students belonging to disadvantaged community are as per Government of West Bengal notifications. Seats are reserved for SC, ST, & OBC candidates according to norms laid down by the University of Calcutta and West Bengal Govt. Higher Education Department Access is ensured to these marginalised groups through the total implementation of reservation-cum-merit policy as per the orders of Government of West Bengal.

 

Address:

1 Acharya Dhruba Pal Road Post Office: Uttarpara District: Hooghly West Bengal PIN- 712258

 

 

Email:

rajapearymohancollege@gmail.com

 

Phone:

+91 33 2663 0881