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The College

St. Paul’s Cathedral Mission College, having a Christian foundation, is a Religious Minority Educational institution within the meaning of Article 30 of the Constitution of India. Being one of the oldest institutions of the country, it is situated at the heart of Kolkata , just a few minutes’ walk from the hub of academic activities of the city – the College Street. It was ranked as one of the five best colleges of Kolkata by a leading weekly India Today. In 2018 the college has been declared as the Best College of the Year, 2017 by Mother Teresa International Award Committee. With sixteen departments and over 1300 students, the five buildings of College surround a sizeable field in Amherst Street. Much of the city’s heritage is captured in the college campus, the oldest building being over a hundred years old. St Paul’s Cathedral Mission College has witnessed phenomenal growth in the field of intellectual advancement and has celebrated its Sesquicentenary (150 years) in 2014-15. It has already seen three NAAC Peer Team visits, first in 2005, second in 2011 and finally in 2019 when the College has been placed in Grade B for performance. As per recommendation of the Peer Team in 2011 the Department of English has begun its Post-Graduate Section, since November 2013.

The College is not only proud to boast of an attractive campus, but it has recently spruced itself up with technological advancements like a Wi-Fi campus, a state of the art Seminar Room, and Smart Classrooms. The students can now avail of a multi-gym for their physical fitness apart from participating in major sports like football and cricket. There are social and outreach programs throughout the year which look into gender sensitization, equable distribution of education facilities and also encourage social work. The teachers, the students and the staff of the college together take the burden of upholding the prestige of the institution on a collective basis.