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Lady Brabourne College, with its lush green lawns and gardens opposite the Park Circus Maidan is one of the premier Institutions for women's education in India. Established by the Government of Bengal in July 1939 and named after the wife of Lord Brabourne, the Governor of Bengal till February 1939, the college made a humble beginning with 35 Muslim students and 9 faculty members in a rented house in Park Circus. The foundation stone of the building in which it is presently housed was laid on 26th August 1939 by Sir J. Woodhead the then Governor of Bengal. Ever since the college has expanded structurally and academically earning the reputation of having an excellent academic environment and has celebrated it’s Diamond Jubilee on the 26th August, 1999.


Administrative Head: The Principal, Professor Siuli Sarkar, M.A., Ph.D (C.U.)
She is assisted by the office staff while various committees formed by the Teachers' Council aid and concur with her on all administrative matters.


All undergraduate courses conducted by the college are affiliated to the University of Calcutta. Being affiliated to Calcutta University, the College follows the existing B.A./B.Sc. (1+1+1 system) under New regulation introduced by the University in 2005. At the post graduate level Calcutta University has permitted the college to conduct autonomous M.Sc courses in Geography, Microbiology, Physics and Mathematics and M.A. course in English Literatures.

Lady Brabourne College alumnus Smt. Arundhati Bhattacharya,
Chairperson, State Bank Of India, being felicitated by the Principal, Prof. Siuli Sarkar.
Finale of platinum jubilee commemoration - held at Rabindra Sadan.
RUSA Implementation 2015-2016
Proposal for Second Phase for CPE-2016
AQAR 2013-14
as per revised guidelines
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

The college has been reaccredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A level' certification in December 2014.
Admission to the 3-year degree course (B.A./B.Sc.), 2016.
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Mathematics Department is organizing a series of lectures by Dr. Rabeya Basu

Date to be announced soon.
Lecture by Professor Geraldine Forbes, Department of History, State University of New York Oswego on "Telling Women's Stories: What Historians can Learn from Family Photographs", organized jointly by the Women's Studies Centre and the Department of History, Lady Brabourne College on 19 January, 2016 at 1 pm.