Loreto College Kolkata is a women’s college which was established in 1912. Loreto College is affiliated to University of Calcutta and recognised by UGC. The department of B.Ed was introduced in 1913 in the college. Loreto College Kolkata is the first college in West Bengal to be accredited by NAAC. A women’s cell was also introduced in the college in 1996 which had been formed with the motive of providing literacy programmes to disadvantaged young women. Loreto College Kolkata provides undergraduate courses in BA Education Hons, BA English Hons, BA History Hons, BA Political Science Hons, B.Sc Economics Hons, B.Sc Geography Hons, B.Sc Psychology Hons, BA Psychology Hons, B.Sc, BA, B.Ed etc
Loreto College Kolkata is located in William Jones Sarani, Kolkata. The nearest metro station to the college is Maidan Metro Station which is located at a distance of 1 km away from the institute and students can walk to reach the institute campus after getting down at the metro station. Park-street Bus Stand about 1 km away from Loreto College and would approximately take 5 mins for students to reach the campus by walking. The college is located at a distance of about 10 kms away from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. Students can hire an auto or taxi from the airport and reach the institute campus in approximately 20 minutes.
Accreditation and Collaboration:-
Loreto College Kolkata is accredited by The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
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Clubs, Committees and Societies:-
AICUF Club- The main objective of this Club is to make students enquire regarding social injustice, critical awareness. This club also motivates students to involve themselves in activities related to social issues and struggles.
Debating Society- This Society of Loreto College is responsible for conducting all the debate events both at intra-college and inter-college levels. The members of the society discuss and explore ideas related to various topics to improve their debating skills.
Games Society- The Games Society of Loreto College Kolkata conducts a number of game events including Basketball, Carom and Table tennis etc. All the members of this society are enthusiastic and dedicated to involving themselves in activities related to sports.
Dramatics Society- The main objective of this Society is to develop the creative skills of students through different activities including drama, theater etc. The members of this society work together as a team to polish their skills in terms of creativity and acting.
Western Cultural Society- This Society of Loreto College is a platform for students interested in activities like dance, music and singing etc. Members of this society conduct and participate in different cultural events and programmes happening inside the institute campus.
Social Service Society- This is an Organisation which voluntarily and whole-heartedly participates in bringing smiles to the faces of distressed people. This society encourages the youth to work for the aged and underprivileged. The disadvantaged women are also provided programmes on literacy by this society.
Library Society- The main objective of this Society is to develop passion for reading and learning in students. The society has also conducted various events and also several books were distributed to the unprivileged children. The members of this society discuss and learn new topics to broaden their knowledge.
Arts and Crafts Society- The Arts and Crafts Society of Loreto College Kolkata develops the creative and artistic skills of students. The members of this society are responsible for taking care of the decoration part for any event held inside the college. The students are encouraged to develop more interest towards creativity and excel in it by engaging themselves in activities which involve art and craft.
I.C.T Society- This Society consists of students who have knowledge and skills related to computing. The members of this society conduct in-house competitions, intra-college and interdepartmental competitions. Computer society also helps students develop their computing skills by engaging them in activities including PowerPoint presentations, graphic designing, simple 2D and 3D animation, web-page designing etc.
L.T.S & Consumer Society- The main objective of Leadership Training Service & Consumer Society of Loreto College is to develop the sense of social change in its members by organising various events like weekly meetings, regular visits to old age homes and attending camps organised by the L.T.S.
Political Science Society- The main objective of this Society is to educate students about social distress which is harming society. The society aims to spread awareness regarding socio-political issues among its members.
Wildlife- Environment Nature Club- The Wildlife-Environment nature Club of Loreto College Kolkata aims to spread environmental awareness and the importance of cleanliness among its members. The members of this society also involve themselves in events like Anti-Pollution Campaign and Poster Competition etc.
National Service Scheme- NSS involves in various activities including plantation of trees, programmes on legal awareness, environmental sanitation, nutrition, health to show the importance of voluntary work among the students and staff.
Psychology Society- The main objective of this Society is to know more details related to psychology. The members of the society explore and learn more topics and details on psychology making it interesting at the same time.
Cine Club- The Cine Club of Loreto College is all about cinemas. The members of this society encourage students to appreciate films and to understand their role in a more defined manner in our lives.
Eastern Cultural Society- This members of this Society learn and practice different forms of Indian dance, music and other activities related to tradition and culture. This society also lets students interact with known artists by conducting singing and dance workshops.
History Society- The main objective of this society is to spread awareness about the importance of history among its members by undertaking different programmes like historical excursions, lectures by eminent professors, screening of documentaries etc. The students are encouraged to join this society to know more human civilizations, cultural heritage etc. in detail.
Spicmacay Society- This society of Loreto College aims to appreciate the importance of classical arts among the young generation by conducting events between artists and students.
Literary Club- The main objective of this Club is to encourage the literary talent of the students of Loreto College and enhance creativity skills. The members of this society are always thrilled about learning new topics and exploring ideas. This Club also conducts various quiz competitions inside the institute campus.
- Media Society- The Media Society of Loreto College, Kolkata was formed to spread knowledge about the media industry and mass communication among its members. Students are encouraged to join this society to gain more details about the media industry. Media industry is one of the best mediums which connects us with the majority of the audience starting from newspapers, magazines to entertainment, internet, publishing of books etc.
Loreto College Kolkata Admission Procedure-
Loreto College Kolkata offers admissions to various undergraduate programmes based on the merit of the qualifying exam. The College also offers admissions to the M.A English programme based on the merit of the written test conducted by the authorities and to B.Ed programme based on the merit and performance in the written test followed by an interview conducted by the officials of the Institute. Detailed description of all programmes and its admission procedure are mentioned below.
For undergraduate programmes-
Students seeking admission to UG programmes, need to apply on the official website of Loreto College Kolkata.
Students need to fill out the application form along with all the required documents and payment of fees.
Selection of the candidates will be done based on the merit list prepared on the basis of the marks in the qualifying exam and after successful verification of all documents and payment of fees.
For M.A English programme-
- Candidates have to apply online on the official website of the college for appearing in an entrance test.
- Students seeking admission to the M.A English programme need to take an admission test.
- Students who clear the test have to further participate in the counselling process including the documents and fees payment.
- Students will be offered admission after the verification of documents and payment of fees at the institute.
For B.Ed programme-
- Admissions to this programme are offered based on the merit and performance in the written test and interview conducted by the Institute.
- Candidates qualifying all rounds need to apply for the admission process on the official website of the Institute along with requisite documents and payment of fees.
- Admissions will be offered to the B.Ed programme after the verification of documents and payment of fees at Loreto College Kolkata.
UG [3 Years Program(s)]
PG [2 Years Program(s)]
Loreto College Kolkata provides various facilities and amenities to students and faculty which include library, computer centre, counselling, hostel, canteen, medical facility etc. Detailed description on the facilities provided is mentioned below.
Library- Loreto College is provided with a well equipped library consisting of over 51225 books related to various disciplines including social sciences, literature, arts and history. The library also subscribes to about 70 periodicals which include both Indian and Foreign, CD-ROM collection related to education and entertainment. The library also has a photocopying facility available.
Computer Centre- The Computer Centre of Loreto College, Kolkata is provided with desktop computers, splitters, scanner, printer etc along with free internet for students and faculty. All the computers inside the lab are equipped with Core i3/ Core i7 to provide students with the facilities of updated software and hardware.
Counselling- Personal counselling is offered to students in a confidential manner by teachers and professional counselor. Career counselling is provided to students to make them aware of the various career opportunities and groom them for group discussions and interviews. Academic counselling is provided within departments to students.
Hostel- Students of Loreto College who are in need can stay inside the new hostel built inside the campus. All hostels are provided at affordable rates to students. Admission to the college doesn’t ensure accommodation to hostels. Hostels are allotted to students based on the availability of seats.
Medical facility- The institute has a tie up with a nursing home which is located 5 minutes away from the institute campus to provide any kind of treatment in case of any medical emergency.
Canteen- The campus of Loreto College also has a canteen which provides meals at affordable rates to students and staff. All the meals and snacks served inside the canteen are hygienic.
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Questions related to Loreto College, Kolkata
Sir, I have passed this year with 87% in aggregate and scored 80 in English. So can I get admission in Loreto college, Kolkata?
To get admission in Loreto College, Kolkata, there is a different criteria for each degree.
For English (Hons.)-
English A/Elective- 75% aggregate marks is required, and 60% in best four subjects including English, and excluding compulsory Environmental Ed./St.
English B/Core- 75% aggregate marks is required, and 60% in best four subjects including English, and excluding compulsory Environmental Ed./St.
For Honors in any one of- Geography/History/Political Science/Education/Psychology/Economics-
60% aggregate marks is required, and 60% in the best four subjects including English and excluding compulsory Environmental Ed./St.
If you have the eligibility for any of the course mentioned above that you want to study, you can definitely get admission in Loreto College, Kolkata.
Besides, you have scored quite good at HSC level, and with 87% in aggregate, you must get admission. Check out the aggregate marks in your best four subjects. If it matches the eligibility criteria, you should definitely get admission in the college.
Hope this helps!!!
English honours subject combination in loreto college kolkata
these are the subject combination in loreto college -
History, geography, economics.
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