Courses Offered

Regular Mode

Under Graduate Courses

Under West Bengal State University, West Bengal

B.A.

Honours

Bengali
Education
English
History
Journalism & Mass Communication
Philosophy
Political Science

General

Bengali
Education
English
History
Journalism & Mass Communication
Philosophy
Political Science

B.Sc.

Honours

Computer Science
Geography
Mathematics
Physics

General

Chemistry
Computer Science
Mathematics
Physics

Post Graduate Courses

Under West Bengal State University, West Bengal

M.A.

Bengali
Education
History

M.Sc.

Geography

Distance Mode

Post Graduate Courses

Under Vidyasagar University, Midnapur, West Bengal

M.A.

Bengali
English
History
Political Science
Sanskrit

M.Sc.

Geography

Under Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, West Bengal

M.A.

Bengali
Education
History

N.B.-The subject names that are marked with asterisk( ‘*’) are going to be introduced in the session 2018-19


Computer Training (WEBEL)

Vivekananda College in collaboration with Webel Technology Ltd. (Govt. of West Bengal Undertaking) has introduced Computer Literacy and Training Programme for the College students. It is called a Career Oriented Certified Computer Course. Course Duration: Two Years (Stage - I & Stage - II), Classes introduced on and from the academic Session 2017-2018. The course fee is Rs.1,200/- (Rupees one thousand two hundred) only per year. The course would be treated as optional.

Remedial Coaching for SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy Layer) and Minorities

The College provides Remedial Coaching for SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) & Minorities students of the College under the financial assistance of University Grants Commission. In order to enable students belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) and Minorities communities who need remedial coaching to come up to the level necessary for pursuing higher studies efficiently and to reduce their failure and drop-out rate, the UGC will provide financial assistance for conducting special classes outside the regular time table during the 12th Plan. Students belonging to other backward classes and general candidates may also be allowed the benefit of such coaching classes. A nominal fee (not exceeding the monthly tuition fee) may be charged from the general candidates. However, physically challenged students and students who are general candidates coming from families with income below the poverty line (as guided by the state/UT/Central Government) will be exempted from paying the fee.

Coaching Classes for Entry in Services for SC/ST/OBC(Non-creamy Layer) and Minorities

The College provides Coaching Classes for Entry in services for SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) & Minorities students of the College. The well being and development of the SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer) & Minorities are important indicators of the strength and success of a democratic society. Specific provisions have been made to improve the status of these groups, socially and educationally, so that they can take their rightful place in society. Representation of the groups in all India/State and Provincial services and equivalent positions in the private sector is an indicator of how far the country has been successful to equip them so that they are in a position to safeguard their own interests.

In order to prepare students belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy layer ) and Minority communities to get gainful employment in central and other services mentioned above, the UGC will continue the scheme of Coaching classes for entry in services for SC/ST/OBC and Minorities during the 12th Five Year Plan. Applications may be sought by advertising in a local daily so as to cover students outside the college rolls. Coaching may be organized by dividing the candidates into groups of not more than 25 students.

Library Facility:

  • About Library
    The library of Vivekananda College has emerged to its prominence by introducing modern amenities students, teachers & scholars. It boasts of digitization, Wi-fi zone and Inflibnet & Bar coded system. Through Inflibnet users can get access to 1 lakh books and Six thousand Journals of its past ten years. In the library semi-digitalization system was already introduced.
  • Regulations
    The library remains open daily on working days from 10am to 5pm. Books are issued on presentation of requisition slips after searching computerized catalogue on all working days except Saturday between 11am to 2pm.

    Every student will be provided with a library card at the beginning of the session which will entitle him/her to take out books from the library. The card is not transferable and have to be returned within a fortnight before the student sits for his/her final examination, or when the students take transfer. In case of loss, a fresh card will be issued on payment of a fee of Rs 20/- (Twenty) only.

    Only one book will be issued to a student at a time and can be retained by him/her upto 15days. Re-issue are permissible provided the books are not needed by other students or not in short supply for the reading room. Reference books may not be taken out of the library reading room.

    Books must be returned before or on the due dates, failing which a fine of Re 1/- will be charged for each book for each day of the default. If the fine accumulates up to Rs10/- or more, the students will not be allowed to take out any more books till the fine has been paid and the Library- official has granted him/her permission to use the Library.

    If the book is lost it must be replaced or should be paid market price.

    The borrower shall have to check as to whether the book issued to him/her is littered damaged or moth eaten at the time of issue. No complaint in this regard shall be considered thereafter.

    Talking, sleeping, smoking and loitering within the library are strictly prohibited.

    Students are asked to register their names to the librarian for using INFLIBNET system and career & counselling system.
  • Library Staff
    Librarian: Vacant

  • Supporting staff: Smt. Shankari Chakraborty [M.Lib]
Resources

The physical infrastructure has been remarkably improved. At present the library enjoys a space of 92.86 Sq. mt. Along with 36.19 Sq. Metres for reading room. Total automation of library service has been initiated. Internet service has been made available to the library users. Library room and reading room have modified and shifted to the second floor of the main building. A digital TV Notice Board is set up for details information and updates of library affaires. Apart from these several Departments maintain Departmental libraries consisting mainly test books along with some reference books.

Services
  • All books are bar-coded. We are supplying bar-coded books through library to the students.

  • Question papers of previous years are available in the library.

  • Students can look books’ catalogue through computer.

  • Students can read daily newspaper, magazine in the reading room.
Inflibnet:
  • Information and Library Network centre is an autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Com,mission of India ,.The institution is delighted to inform that the computerization and networking of the College Library has been undertaken under the INFLIBNET programmne of the UGC.The library has its own local Network connected with a server with terminals inside the library.In addition the college provides access to nearly 100000 online books and 6000 electronic journals of previous ten years to its users in all the campus under the UGC-INFLIBNET.

  • Facility for digitalized career & counselling system i.e. students will be able to avail online career & counselling system for appearing competitive examination. In this regard students will get MCQ questions and answers through online system for preparing themselves for appearing various competitive examinations.

Students Health Home

There is a provision for treatment of the ailing students through the students Health Home. Students can get medical facilities and treatment in lieu of an annual subscription of Rs. 15/- (fifteen) only per student.

Women’s Hostel

The facility of Women’s Hostel is available in the College for the Existing Regular Girl Students. The Girl Students who want to avail this facility are asked to apply at the time of 1st year admission to the College Office for Fooding & Lodging Purpose within the College Campus, for the session 2018-19.

Activities
A. Social Work
Helping poor students

Exercise book, pencil, eraser, sharpener etc have been distributed among the poor students of the Simulia pre-primary school.

Tree Plantation

A programme of tree plantation have been occurred at the adopted village of this college, "Somalia" at Kirtipur. All the teaching along with the non teaching staffs have attended the programme. Various medical plants and trees have been planted by all the teaching staffs guided by the principal. Nearly 250 students hove attended this auspicious cause.

Helping Animal A-1(NGO)

Financial assistance is provided to Animal A-1(NGO) each month for nursing the Disable Street Dogs, Cows, Goats etc at Madanpur beside our 2nd campus at Kirtipur, North 24 Parganas.

B. National Service Scheme (NSS)
MEANING OF NSS:

The National Service Scheme (NSS) is an Indian government-sponsored public service program conducted by the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. Popularly known as NSS, the scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year, 1969. Aimed at developing student's personality through community service, NSS is a voluntary association of young people in Colleges, Universities and at 10+2 level working for a campus-community linkage.

AIMS OF NSS:

The programme aims to inculcate social welfare in students, and to provide service to society without bias. NSS volunteers work to ensure that everyone who is needy gets help to enhance their standard of living and lead a life of dignity. In doing so, volunteers learn from people in villages how to lead a good life despite a scarcity of resources. It also provides help in natural and man-made disasters by providing food, clothing and first aid to the disaster victims.

NSS IN OUR COLLEGE:
Imbibed by the dynamic Programme Officer and exemplary of the Principal and NSS volunteer of our college, two type of activity was organized at our college and adopted village Simulia i.e Regular activity and Special activity. Some Regular activities are Environment related – Conservation of Natural Resources, Preservation of Old Monuments, Historical and Cultural Heritage, Health related – Personal Hygiene, Public Sanitation, Awareness in the Legal Education, small project like Socio-Economic Surveys, Disaster Management Club, Red Ribon Club, Action Groups, Food Club. Our NSS Unit arranged some events viz. tree plantation, blood donation camp, health check-up camp, meditation camp, distribution of exercise book, pencil, eraser, sharpener etc among the poor students of the Simulia pre-primary school, hand wash programme, health checkup camp, road safety awareness programme etc.

C. Social Awareness Programme
Handwash Programme:

Nearly 150 students have attended this programme to be made aware of daily life and cleanliness. Hands are our most precious part of body which comes in contact with various bearers of illness. Thus our hands must be kept clean with handwash and with that only we can avoid and prevent various diseases. The principal has given a very important speech on the importance of Handwash. The NSS volunteers as well as the students' union has helped to make this programme a grand success.

Thalassemia awareness programme

The college organized a thalassemia awareness programme by the doctors and officials of the Tropical Medicine, Kolkata.

D. Blood Donation Camp
Handwash Programme:

It is said that a drop of bold can save a life. To understand this NSS committee with the help of the Central Blood Bank organized a camp. The students and the teachers actively took part of and donated life saving blood to make this programme a grand success.

E. Health Check-up Camp
Handwash Programme:

With the help of the Health department of Madhyamgram Municipality, a health camp is organized in the college. The inhabitants of Saradapally are helped in this manner with free check-ups.

F. Cultural Activities

The College authority in association with its students union, organize cultural activities regularly. Celebrated performers in different cultural fields are invited. At the same time, the College students also perform in these cultural programmes.

Cultural activities like annual social function, special music programmes on the Birth Anniversary of Tagore, song competition, debates, quiz contest etc are held so that the mission of the college and academic activities are well integrated.

G. Community Service
Helping poor students

Exercise book, pencil, eraser, sharpener etc have been distributed among the poor students of the Simulia pre-primary school

Tree Plantation

A programme of tree plantation have been occurred at the adopted village of this college, "Simuha- ot Kirtipur. All the teaching along with the non teaching staffs have attended the programme. Various medic,. plants and trees have been planted by all the teaching staffs guided by the principal. Nearly 250 students have attended this auspicious cause.

Health check-up camp

With the special help of the Health Department of Madhyamgram Municipality, the NSS deportment of this college has organized a health check-up camp at the adopted village, "Simulia". 100 students and also the NSS volunteers have been seen active On this day to organize this programme fruitfully. The principol, Dr.Chandan Kumar Chakraborty, has stated his views and missions of developing this village through various other prograrnmes in future. The poor people of this village are helped by this project of free heath check up.

Blood Donation Camp

It is said that a drop of bold can save a life. To understand this NSS committee with the help of the Central Blood Bank organized a camp. The students and the teachers actively took part of and donated life saving blood to make this programme a grand success.

H. Games & Sports

Our college organizes Annual sports and inter class tournaments (Football, Cricket, Badminton, Volleyball, Chess, Carom etc) followed by a colourful prize distribution ceremony. Some students participate in Basket ball competition at National level. The college organizes its Annual Sports meet in the third week of January. The local students also participate into the sports competition organized by the college.

We have a football team and they participated in inter-college football tournament and also participated in Reliance Group inter-college competition.

There is a Student Union cum common room comprising huge sports materials including cricket materials, football materials, chess materials, carrom boards, badminton materials, ludo etc. There are similar facilities in the girls’ common room as well.

In our college there is ample scope of sports and games with a ladies’ gymnasium as well as “Yoga Centre”. Our future plan is to improve the infrastructure for Games & Sports further.

H. College Magazine "College Scope"

The name of our college magazine is “College Scope ”. Our college magazine is published on regular basis.