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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
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.

Recommended for Second Phase of CPE 2016-2021. Lady Brabourne College is the 1st college so far in West Bengal to be recommended for the second phase.

A One-Day Workshop on Free and Open Source Software (Libre Office, Libre Math & Calc.) is being conducted by Lady Brabourne College in collaboration with Spoken Tutorial, IIT Bombay on 28th of July, 2017.

Interested faculty members from other colleges may please get in touch with Dr. Sudeshna DasGupta, Department of Physics. Ph. 9831461020

[Programme Schedule]
Two- week Persian Summer Classes 6-19 July 2017


PG Admission


Admission to the 3 - year degree course (B.A/B.Sc.), 2017
Admission 2017 shall be conducted online.

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On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Women's Studies Centre of Lady Brabourne College has organized a seminar on 'Celebrating Womanhood: Texts & Contexts' on Wednesday, 8th March, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the college auditorium.

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"Lighting the Lamp of Knowledge" - a documentary on women's education will be presented by Prof. Pushpa Mishra, former Principal, Bethune College on Monday, 6th February at 11.30 a.m. in the college auditorium.
The programme is being organized by the Women's Studies Centre of Lady Brabourne College.
All are welcome.
The college reunion will be held on 14 Dec 2016.
College Annual function will be held on 15th Dec 2016.
Professor Sanjukta Dasgupta, Department of English, University of Calcutta will speak on 'Identity and Power: Media Representations of Women in India' on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the college auditorium. The talk has been organized by the Women's Studies Centre and the Department of English, Lady Brabourne College.
Undergraduate admission in Dept. of Physics & Microbiology
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All newly admitted students of the Post Graduate Departments of Political Science, Bengali, Botany, Chemistry and Zoology are requested to attend an inaugural address by Honourable Vice Chancellor of Calcutta University at the college auditorium on 31st of August, 2016 at 1 PM.
The students are directed to report at their respective departments at 12 noon.
One Year Post Graduate Diploma Course on Food and Drug Safety conducted by Lady Brabourne College.
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