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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.
AQAR 2012-13
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.

The Centre for Advanced Research in Indian English Literature, Lady Brabourne College, in collaboration with Shakespeare Society of Eastern India will hold the following programmes in September 2015.

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Seminar on
"Dimensions of Research in Geography"

Organised by the Advanced Research Centre in Human Geography.

Date: 17.09.2015
Time:11.00 am onwards
Venue: College Auditorium

Celebration of the 76th Foundation Day of the College & 5th Anniversary of the Women's Studies Centre

Women's studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College presents

NIRBHAYA : the fearless one.
A Story of Women's Oppression and Courage
on 26th August, 2015 at Rabindra Sadan at 5.30 p.m.
RABINDRA NATH TAGORE ADVANCED RESEARCH CENTRE of Post Graduate department of BENGALI will organize Sri " Jatish Datta Memorial " endowment lecture on 21.8.2015 .(Friday)

Title : Rabindranath : Fasibad O Nazibader Birodhitai
Speaker : Prof. Basab Chowdhury , Registrar , University of Kolkata,
Chairperson : Prof. Sumita Chakraborti , Eminent essayist & former Professor , University of Burdwan
Time : 12.30 pm

All are cordially invited.