Shri Shikshayatan College (SSC), Kolkata Campus & Infrastructure

Kolkata (West Bengal) Estd : 1955 Approved by : NAAC, AICTE Type : Private


The college has an air conditioned computerized.The college has an air conditioned computerized open access library with a collection of about 38,000 books apart from various journals, magazines and news papers. The General Library has internet facilities for the students. In addition there is a Seminar Library in each Honours department for ready access to books. A Book Bank facility is also available for the underprivileged students of the college.

General Library: The rapid evolution of information and communication technology in the learning field imposes and stimulates the re-engineering of the library. Our library has changed in past few years and ever new ways of creating, storing, organizing, and providing information have been evolved.. The library remains responsible for acquiring or providing access to books, periodicals and other media that meet the educational and informational needs of its users in a stimulating, scholarly environment conducive to academic pursuits.

Unique features

Situated in the ground floor spread over 4200 sq ft

Fully air conditioned

Computerized and digitized operations including entry/ exit

Open access library

Online search

More than 42,000 books

Various E-journals, journals, magazines and news papers

Internet facilities for the students: The college has an exclusive internet room equipped with HP Workstations to be used by students for educational purpose and viewing online journals.

Seminar Library in each Honours department

Book Bank facility for the underprivileged students

  • Classroom 58
  • Sports Grounds 2
  • Total Students 2520
  • Hostel Facility True


Students Activities & Clubs

The Student Council

The Student’s Council organizes talent shows, cultural programmes, Freshers’ Welcome, Final Year Farewell and other programmes of common interest. The Students’ Council is also involved in collection of funds for voluntary organizations in times of need.

Students’ Societies

There are Students’ Societies such as

  • Cultural Society (Dance, Drama & Music)
  • Debate
  • Nature
  • Social Welfare Committee

These are organized and managed by students. Each student must be a member of at least one society.Students are encouraged to paticipate in environment protection activities under the guidance of teachers.


The college has one NSS unit. National Service Scheme (NSS) is a students’ empowerment programme through campus community interaction. The main purpose of NSS is to educate the students about social realties and to inculcate in them the spirit of social service and concern for the well-being of the community. Students are expected to voluntarily participate in the NSS programme.

NEN( National Entrepreneurship Network )

The nonprofit National Entrepreneurship Network was established in 2003 .NEN provides resources to academic institutions to build and manage Entrepreneurship Education infrastructure and programs for students. Shri Shikshayatan College has a student lead E Cell/Club.

Programs offered by NEN in this college are

  • Entrepreneur talks and panel discussions
  • E-ship exercises and games
  • E-ship competitions
  • E-ship large events (regional/national)
  • E-ship university course
  • E-ship self developed course/s for students
  • Formal Mentoring program for students
  • Campus company program for students
  • Startup Internship
  • Workshops/courses for entrepreneurs

Women’s Forum

The Women’s Forum, as a body in Shri Shikshayatan College was initiated in the academic session 2008-2009 keeping in mind this incessant mission of addressing women’s issues. Women’s Forum publishes an annual Journal called ‘Women Talk’.

chess club

Students are encouraged to take up chess under the guidance of the chess instructor.

Lake Club

Shri Shikshayatan College collaborates with Lake Club to offer rowing facilities to its students. Orientation lecture on rowing was given to students to inspire them to take up rowing as a sport

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