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Welcome to Vivekananda College for Women
Named after Swami Vivekananda, the great social reformer, the college sees itself as preparing young women for the greater challenges of life. Vivekananda College for Women plays a vital role in the expansion of higher education among the Indian women following the philosophy of Swamiji. The thrust area of the College is to ensure barrier-free higher education to the deserving girl students. Our initiatives are guided mainly by goal of equitable access which includes Equality, Quality and Excellence, Relevance and Value-based education.
Vivekananda College For Women, Barisha, Kolkata-700008, an independent Women’s College since 1961 is located on the Diamond Harbour Road adjacent to Behala Chowrasta with an easy accessibility to the heart of the city as well as southern fringe of the metropolis embracing a vast hinterland of urban and semi-urban status.
The college aims at the academic, intellectual, moral and economic uplift of students. Mental alertness, cultural exposure, physical fitness, secular outlook, crisis management and intellectual resourcefulness are some of the qualities it seeks to imbue in students. The outreach programmes of the college try to ensure that enterprising and career-minded students find keys to future self-advancement and economic self-sufficiency.
Over the years the college has consolidated its position as one of the premier institutions in the district, imparting learning in diverse areas of Humanities, Commerce, Social Sciences along with Biological and Pure Sciences in undergraduate courses and post-graduate course in Geography.