Loreto College, Kolkata

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Loreto College
Loreto College logo.jpg
Coat of arms of Loreto College, Kolkata
Established1912; 111 years ago (1912)
Academic affiliation
Calcutta University
PrincipalSister Christine Coutinho
UndergraduatesBachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education
PostgraduatesMaster of Arts
Sir William Jones Sarani, Kolkata
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22°33′01″N 88°21′06″E / 22.550169°N 88.3517168°E / 22.550169; 88.3517168Coordinates: 22°33′01″N 88°21′06″E / 22.550169°N 88.3517168°E / 22.550169; 88.3517168
Loreto College, Kolkata is located in West Bengal
Loreto College, Kolkata
Location in West Bengal
Loreto College, Kolkata is located in India
Loreto College, Kolkata
Loreto College, Kolkata (India)

Loreto College is a Catholic women's college in Kolkata, India. Affiliated with the University of Calcutta, the college focuses on liberal arts and sciences. It was established in 1912 by the Religious Order of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary. As of January 2012, the college is 'A' rated by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Academics at Loreto College[edit]

Loreto College offers B.A.(Honors), B.A. (General), B.Sc (General) and B.Sc (Honors) courses. The courses offered by the college in respective areas are as follows:

1) B.A. (Honors):

a) English

b) Education

c) History

d) Political Science

e) Psychology

2) B.A. (General):

The college offers the degree with any three electives one of the following combinations:

a) History/ Political Science/ Education

b) History/ Education/ English / Hindi / Bengali

c) Geography/ Political Science English / Hindi / Bengali

d) Economics/ History/ Education / Political Science

3) B.Sc (General):

A student pursuing the degree from Loreto College requires doing so with the three electives given below:

a) Geography

b) Economics

c) Political Science

4) B.Sc (Honors):

a) Geography

b) Psychology

c) Economics

The college also offers a B.Ed course and M.A. in English.

The college offers a variety of electives to the students, which they have to choose and study as per the CBCS system. The college also encourages the students to take up enrichment courses which help them in future endeavors. The students also have to compulsorily, irrespective of departments/courses, take up a three-years course on computer science under the college.

There're a wide range of societies in the college, which the students are encouraged to take up (besides the compulsory societies). The societies regularly organise discussions, debates and competitions and help the students get exposed to a vivid environment of co-curricular activities.

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