Maulana Azad College was established in 1924 in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal. The College is affiliated with the University of Calcutta and is accredited by NAAC with an A grade with a CGPA of 3.13 on a four-point scale. The College presently offers 22 Undergraduate Courses and 3 Postgraduate Courses.
Courses offered by Maulana Azad College at the Undergraduate Level:
Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 or equivalent in the relevant stream.
- B.Sc. Honours [Botany/ Chemistry/ Economics/ Mathematics/ Microbiology/ Physics/ Statistics/ Zoology]
- B.A. Honours [Arabic/ Bengali/ English/ Persian/ Sanskrit/ Urdu/ Islamic History and Culture/ History/ Philosophy/ Political Science/ Sociology]
- B.A. General [Arabic/ Persian]
- B.Com. Honours [Accounting/ Finance]
Courses offered by Maulana Azad College at the Postgraduate Level:
Eligible for candidates having passed Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant stream.
- M.A. English
- M.A. Urdu
- M.Sc. Zoology
Maulana Azad College is equipped with a library that consists of over 1,00,000 books that include rare books and Manuscripts along with Reference books like dictionaries, thesaurus and encyclopaedias. Apart from the general library, various departments are equipped with departmental libraries. Students can also access the various e-resources under the N-List program. The Library extends services such as reference, circulation, internet and many more.
The College consists of 22 modern Laboratories that are well-equipped with sophisticated instruments. A Central Instrumentation Facility, a separate plant and animal tissue-culture laboratory, a CPCSEA approved Animal House and seven research labs are present inside the campus.
The College consists of a Boys Hostel that consists of two buildings and can accommodate 600 students. The hostel provides facilities such as a Library, Computer, Gymnasium, Common Room, prayer room, TV, Health Checkup Unit, etc.
The College canteen provides fresh food for the staff and students at reasonable rates. The quality and taste of the food are continuously monitored. The College also offers medical facilities to the students at times of emergency.
The College facilitates the students with provisions for various indoor and outdoor games such as Soccer, Athletics Cricket, Table-Tennis, Badminton, Carrom, Chess, etc. The College also consists of separate gymnasiums for girls and boys with the necessary instruments to take care of the physical fitness of the students. Students also take part in various cocurricular and extracurricular activities including clubs and forums.
The students who are poor and economically needy are provided with various scholarships such as West Bengal Chief Minister Relief Fund Scholarship, Swami Vivekananda Merit cum Means Scholarship, Scholarship for Students with Disabilities, Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child, Priyamvada Birla Scholarship Scheme, Anant Merit Scholarship Scheme for pursuing UG Courses, etc.
Maulana Azad College offers placement opportunities to the students and invites companies to the college to recruit the students. Various activities are carried out to provide career options for the students to be pursued after graduation. The college also encourages the students to appear in various competitive exams such as NET, SET, JAM, GATE, etc.
Where is Maulana Azad College located in India?
Maulana Azad College is located in Kolkata in the state of West Bengal.
To which University is Maulana Azad College affiliated?
Maulana Azad College is affiliated with the University of Calcutta in West Bengal.
How many courses does Maulana Azad College offer?
Maulana Azad College offers 22 Undergraduate Courses and 3 Postgraduate Courses.
Does Maulana Azad College offer hostel facilities?
Yes, Maulana Azad College consists of a Boys Hostel that provides facilities such as a Library, Computer, Gymnasium, Common Room, prayer room, TV, Health Checkup Unit, etc.
What are the sports activities in which the students take part in Maulana Azad College?
Soccer, Athletics Cricket, Table-Tennis, Badminton, Carrom, Chess, etc., are the sports activities in which the students take part in Maulana Azad College.