Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College is one of the prominent and reputed Govt. aided Colleges of West Bengal. The College is following Coeducation system . Available records show that the College was started in 1968 at 2, Moira Street, Calcutta-700017 ,in the name of Birla college of science and Birla college of education as two separate institution by the first provisional Governing Body formed for the purpose. The University of Calcutta granted its affiliation with effect from 1968-1969 session. In 1969 , the two institution were amalgamated into one college under the name of Birla college of science and education. The college was managed by Vidyamandir society through a Governing Body formed for the purpose. Establishment of the college was transferred from 2,Moira street to its present address i.e. 1/1 B,A.J.C. Bose Road Kolkata-700020.The governing Body of the college proposed to change of its name on and form 01-07-1987.T he name of the college was changed from Birla college of science and education to Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College with the approval of C.U. At the beginning there was affiliation in two basic programme of science and B.Ed. The commerce and arts stream were subsequently affiliated in the year 2002 and 2003 now the college has 17 departments on different subjects. The central Library was appeared with the establishment of the college. The College library was started along with the establishment of the College in 1968 with 500 books. Mr. Bidesh Chandra Roy was the founder Librarian. Library holds more than fourteen Thousand documents. It has adequate facilities with easy access to all its constituencies. It is open to all students, teachers and other members of the college from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.