Official Site Of Sreechaitanya College, Habra. ( Arts and Science )
Prafullanagar ,Habra, N24PGS, WB.
Sree Chaitanya College one of the largest colleges in 24 parganas (N) in terms of number of
students and infrastructure started its journey as a central govt sponsored college way back on
auguest 2, 1956 when it was estabilished in the picturesque village of Prafullanagar,Habra 40km
away from kolkata. The establishment of the college which was spearheaded by Habra Siksha Parishad,
and recived patronage from the then chief Minister of West Bengal Dr Bidhan chandra Roy. Late Tarun
Kanti Ghosh the Youngest member of Dr Roys cabinet and the local MLA of Habra, donated Rs 50000
not aninconsiderable sum at that time, Eminent personalities and freedom fighters like late Kanti Ranjan
Chattopadhyay, Late Sudev bhusan Ghosh included the members of the first Governing Body of the
college. The college which made its modest beginning in 1956 with a view to address the educational
needs of the uprooted people from erst white East Bengal (Now Bangladesh) later flowered into one of
the finest colleges of the district offering Honours subject courses in 14 subjects and 15 in general (Pass)
subject in Humanities and Science beside offerning courses in such modem subjects like Journalism and
Mass Communication. Later post Graduate courses in Chemistry and Bengali PG were introduced in other
important subjects are in the pipeline. In order to meet the complete educational needs of the students
and for the qrealer convenience of the
Students the college publishes a detailed asademic calander showing allotment of topies and work
load at the beginning of the academic session class room teaching is supplemented by a regular holding
of seminar lectures on different topics (b) arrangement of lectures by guest lectures (c) publication of
student magazine and departmental wall papers (d) educational tours to industries Botanical Science
and Technological museums (e) revision classes and finally,(f) educational tours
Apart from offering a wide range of courses and programmes at the undergraduate and post graduate
level, the college also provides distance education both at the under graduate and post graduate levels as
a unit of the Netaji Subhas Open University (NSOU) and Indira Gandhi National open University (IGNOU)
The college boasts a sprawling campus spread over 67 bighas of land, spacious and airy class rooms
first rate laboratory in science subjects, a highly equipped libary, gymnasia for boys and girls and a highly
qualified and dedicated band teachers.
The entire college is covered by CCTV surveillance for safty and security of students teachers and non
The students can also avail themselves of in house banking system provided by U B I.
The college which was formally affiliated to the University of Calcutta to west Bengal State University.