Loreto College, Kolkata

  • Name of the Institution : Loreto College, Kolkata
  • Location : Middleton Row
  • Affiliation : University of Calcutta
  • Courses offered : B.A (Honours, General and Major) and BSc. (Honours & General)
  • Admission Procedure : The process involves an interview along with marks criteria in Secondary Examination and School
  • Departments : BA: (Honors & General) English, Education, History & Political Science, BA: (General) Hindi, Bengali, Communication, Economics, Human Rights & Psychology, Journalism & Mass Film Studies, BSc.: Geography
  • Year of Establishment : 1912
  • Website : http://www.loretocollege.in/
  • Facts and Figures : Received the highest five star rating in 2000 and an accreditation of “A” from NAAC or National Assessment and Accreditation Council in 2007
  • Eligibility Criteria : For BA (Hons) (Elec English & Core English): 60 percent in top four subjects and 80 percent in English For BA Major (English): Aggregate of 50 percent and 50 percent in English For BA Hons in other subjects: 60 percent aggregate in best four and 60 percent in respective subjects.

Loreto College is one of the oldest colleges to be functional in Kolkata. It came up in the year 1912. The college was an initiative of Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is administered by Loreto House Educational Society of Calcutta. The institute was brought up by an English Catholic lady; called Mary Ward. The college offers Degree, Certificate and Special courses. The college has a library, which is equipped with the all the course books and has other good collection which can be used for reference¬≠¬≠–. It also has a Computer Department. Apart from gaining heights in educational sector, the college also encourages extra-curricular activities.