From the desk of the Principal

Situated at the cross point between Kalyani and Kanchrapara, Kanchrapara College, established in 1972, under the entrepreneurship of the then MLA of the area, Hon’ble Sri Jagdish Chandra Das, Ex-teacher, Kanchrapara High School, is still now carrying the legacy of spreading of education among the common people of the locality.

The college started its journey on 13th Nov, 1972 with a meager number of only 32 students with affiliation of only Pre-University class. In course of time the college has grown up to full maturity. The college now has a number of more than 6000 students with Honors in 21 subjects in Science, Arts and Commerce division. The class of Science and Arts stream takes place in day shift. Commerce section runs in Evening shift. Both BA general and B.Com general and Honors courses are running in Evening shift. Apart from a good number of devoted Non-Teaching Staff whose service is available for 24 hours, there is a band of highly qualified teachers whose scholarly guidance and advice is always available for the students. Besides the traditional core subjects there are also honors course in some new emerging subjects like Environmental Science, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Food and Nutrition, Computer Science etc. Post-Graduation in Hindi is also running in this college for a few years. The college has a Study Centre under the Distance Education Directorate, University of Kalyani where M.A. in Bengali, English, History and Education is taught in the same premises on Sundays and Holidays. With all the basic amenities like Students’ Common Room, Gymnasium, Playground, Net Resource Centre etc the College each year attracts a large number of students from the surrounding areas and makes its presence felt in the academia by the good results each year the students attain.

Dr. Pranab Kumar Bera

Principal - Kanchrapara College