Maheshtala College – a Grants in Aid college, affiliated to the University of Calcutta caters to three streams– Arts, Science & Commerce. There are total 15 academic departments out of which nine are in Arts stream, five in Science stream and one in Commerce stream, with Hons in 12 subjects . A committed group of teachers – 27 fulltime (including Principal), 2 Government-approved Contractual, 11 Government-approved Part-time and 26 Guest Lecturers (at present) and Librarian are engaged in dissemination of knowledge, using a wide plethora of teaching-learning techniques. The dedicated and focused group of 14 non-teaching staff (including 5 casual non-teaching staff) provide administrative and functional assistance to ensure smooth functioning of the college. The dynamic and positive leadership of the Principal synchronizes all the diverse aspects – academic and administrative, to ensure that the stated objectives of the college are firmly adhered to, and carried forward in a relentless pursuit of progress.
The college-building has three wings, one two-storied, and another three-storied, having 25 classrooms & 2 Digital classrooms, 5 laboratories, the college-office, and the third building, housing the Students‘ Canteen and cycle-stand, boys‘ Common Room, Students‘ Union and the Central library of the college. All the three buildings are integrated and comfortably accessible. The college is an oasis of green amidst an industrial belt, and the verdant green – cover effectively reduces pollution, and adds aesthetic appeal to a centre of learning.
The college integrates traditional teaching-learning with modern ICT based, student-centric pedagogical approach. Individual care of every student and mentoring for holistic development are two focal areas of approach in the college’s integral curricular strategy.
Dissemination of academic aspects with a blending of value-education and employment-orientation are practised in all functional levels of Maheshtala College.
Welcome to Maheshtala College
Dr. Rumpa Das
What is the secret of success? Earning lots of money, acquiring a decent job or chalking out a dream career cannot be the benchmark of success. The secret of success is regarding every setback as another opportunity, as a stepping stone on the path to the ultimate progress.