Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College - AJCBC
In 1968, Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education were established at 2, Moira Street, Kolkata-17, as two separate Institutions by the first provisional Governing Body formed for the purpose. The University of Calcutta granted affiliation w.e.f. 1968-69 session. In 1969, the two institutions were amalgamated into one college under the name & style of Birla College of Science and Education. The college was managed by Vidyamandir Society through a Governing Body formed for this purpose with Sri L.N.Birla as its President. On 15 th May,1978 the college was transferred from 2,moira street to the present Premises No.1/1A,1/1B and 1/1C,Acarya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road,kolkata-20 by the management of the College i.e. Vidyamandir Society without the Consents of the affiliating University i.e. Calcutta University or the State Government. The students, teachers and the non-teaching employees of the college were in the dark about this transfer of the site of the college. On August 1978, Sri L.N.Birla, President, G.B., on behalf of the management had formally handed over the college to Late. Prof. Shambhu Ghosh, the Minister-in-charge for Higher Education in a function organized in the college. Subsequently G.O. was issued appointing an administrator and converting the college into a Govt. sponsored one although there was no follow up to the Government order. Be Augusing annoyed with the affairs of the college, the University took over the management by itself by appointing an administrator, ,Prof. S.R.Das w.e.f. 19.05.1979.The Govt. of W.B. took over the management of the college temporarily for two years w.August1979 and appointed Dr.Subrata Gupta, Principal, Jogmaya Devi College, Calcutta as administrator. Subsequently, the state Govt. brought a bill before the legislative assembly for permanently taking over the management of this college along with that of four other colleges and convert it into a full-fledged Govt. college in 1980.