Asutosh college is the only college in South Kolkata
which has hostel facilities.
It has two hostel
for boys located at Basanta Bose Road
However, the available seats are insufficient to meet the needs of all intending boarders.
Seats are allotted transparently on a strict merit-cum-distance basis.
|Superintendent: Dr. Partha Sarathi Ghosh
|16, Basanta Bose Road,
Kolkata - 700 026
|Phone: 91 (033) 2455 7263
Games & Sports
The college has a tent and ground at Kolkata Maidan.
It is only one of two colleges in Kolkata which has this facility.
There is also a Gymnasium
in the Annexe Building
The college football, cricket and rowing teams have won awards at various tournaments and competitions.
The college has the distinction of winning the inter-collegiate knockout rowing championship for six consecutive years
Indoor game facilities are available at the Students' Common Room
. Various newspapers and magazines are also available here so that students can brush up their current information during their off-periods.
After the lapse of more than a decade, the college has reactivated its National Social Service
This will help integrate college education with the needs of its social environment.
The College has an National Cadet Corps (NCC) unit affiliated to 20 Bengal Battalion.
The process of recruitment of new cadets begins just after admissions and is concluded by August.
Interested students may approach the faculty of the department of English, main staff room.
Seminar Hall & Auditorium
Asutosh Memorial Hall
The Asutosh Memorial Hall
, which is housed in the main building, is used for numerous cultural and academic functions.
The hall is equipped with high-end audio and lighting equipments.
The hall with balcony can accommodate one thousand viewers at a time.
The college has its own well equipped Seminar Hall
located in its Annexe building where lecturers and academic workshops are held regularly.
The hall is equipped with high-end audio and projection equipments.
The hall can accommodate two hundred audiences at a time.
On Dec 23, 2008, Mr. Richard Matthew Stallman
honored us by giving a fantastic lecture on GNU, Free Softwares and Free World in this seminar hall.
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The college has a well-stocked library with more than 90,000 volumes
, and reading room
The college actually has multiple libraries for multiple streams of study -
- Public Library
- College Common Library
- Reading Room Library
- Seminar/Departmental Library
- Research Library
- On-line Digital Library
The Reading Room
in annexed in Annexe Building, can accommodate more than a hundred readers at a time.
The libraries are run by well trained, well educated and well experienced staffs.
There are, in addition, Seminar Libraries
for the benefit of students in honors courses
The library provides 2mbps Broadband Internet facilities
Like all colleges administered according to the Calcutta University status, Asutosh College has a democratically elected Students' Union.
There is a constructive relation between the union and the administration. The general atmosphere of the college is conducive to serious study. Critical inputs are welcomed from the students' union, but the union and administration co-operate to ensure discipline. This spirit of co-operation has ensured that no workdays were lost in the last year because of student unrest.
The students' union organizes various cultural programmes and competitions, apart from the Annual Sports. It also publishes the Annual College Magazine.
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), administered by Pathways Foundation
and funded by the Ford Foundation
has selected the college as a benefeciary.
Details of eligibility and the quantum of financial assistance can be obtained from Prof. Debdas Ray (Geology Department).