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Welcome to
Barasat Government College

The cultural heritage of Barasat is very rich and the light of the Bengal Renaissance has also touched its soil. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee, the renowned author and composer of the National Song of India, was the first Indian Deputy Magistrate of this town. Stalwarts like Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Peary Charan Sarkar, Kalikrishna Mitra were known for undertaking several social reformative actions in Barasat, including the development of education, especially women's education. A direct result of these events was the setting up of the first private school for girls in Bengal in 1847 by Kalikrishna Mitra with the help of Peary Charan Sarkar. Barasat Government College inherits this glorious cultural past. However, the College owes its birth to a historical disaster - the partition of Bengal and the consequent deluge of displaced people into a border state. A substantial section of the uprooted masses depended on formal education for its very subsistence and in 1950 the State Government selected the town of Barasat as the location for a new college.

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Principlal Barasat Government College

Message from Principal's Desk

Barasat Government College (estd. 1950), a premier institution, is situated in an advantageous location in the district headquarter of North 24 Parganas. Owing to its heritage, academic track records and position in the communication network, the college attracts students from a wide area and from a varied socio-economic background - a good number of whom come from the rural or semi-urban areas. Today, the College runs full-fledged programmes covering Pure Science, Life Science and Humanities disciplines. PG programmes in Botany, Zoology, Physics and Bengali have also added to the reputation of the College.

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