Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College was founded in 1938 and is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College ranked as the 7th best Arts City College in Kolkata. Gokhale Memorial Girls' College is a reputed educational institution focused on providing quality education and the overall development of girl students.

The guidelines of admission followed at Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College are set up by the University of Calcutta. This college offers B.Sc. and BA degree in several subjects. Admission to this college is based on the merit of the marks secured by a candidate in the 10+2 examination. SC/ST candidates should have a minimum of 40% marks in their 10+2 to be eligible to apply for the courses. The candidates belonging to a different state other than West Bengal would be considered as a general category candidate at the time of admission.

The admission application process at Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College is through online mode and a candidate can apply for more than one subject (Hons or Major) in one application. The registration fee paid for each subject has to be done separately and payment can be done through both online or offline modes.

Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College Key Points

  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College is one of the renowned girls’ colleges in Kolkata. The college has ranked as the 7th best Arts City College in Kolkata.
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College provides quality education to the students. The college was accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 2.79 and has been Graded B.
  • The faculty of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College is experienced and well-qualified. There are a total of 53 faculty members out of which 31 are Ph.D. holders.
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College provides facilities such as Library, Computer Centre and Hostel for its students.
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College facilitates the opportunity for all-round development of its students by providing Self-defence training, Value added courses and Physical training.

Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College Courses & Fees

Course & Duration Course Details Selection Criteria
B.Sc. (Hons.)
  • Eligibility: 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in HS with compulsory pass marks in English.
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Clinical Nutrition, Psychology, Geography, Economics
  • Fees: INR 16,060
Selection is done based on merit
BA (Hons.)
  • Eligibility: 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in HS with compulsory pass marks in English
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Psychology, Geography, English, Political Science, History, Education, Bengali, Philosophy, Hindi, Sanskrit, Sociology
  • Fees: INR 13,420
B.Sc. (General)
  • Eligibility: 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in HS with compulsory pass marks in English
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Advertising, Sales Promotion, Sales Management
  • Fees: INR 22,320
BA (General)
  • Eligibility: 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST) in HS with compulsory pass marks in English
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specialization: Advertising, Sales Promotion, Sales Management, Communicative English
  • Fees: INR 21,720

Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College Placement

Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College has a placement cell that provides the students’ opportunities to get placed in companies like TCS. Some of the key points of placement at Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College are mentioned below:

  • Tata Consultancy Services provides 5-day training ‘Campus to Corporate’ to the final year students as part of the placement drive.
  • Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College conducted a placement drive in collaboration with TCS in 2018 and 16 students were placed with good job profiles.
  • The average annual salary offered to students at the time of placement is INR 3 lakhs.

Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College Scholarships

  • Post-Matric Scholarship (For Post Matric Classes): This scholarship is for students pursuing graduation, post-graduation, ITI, Diploma, M.Phil, and B.Ed. Candidates need to have a minimum of 50% marks in their last qualifying examination to be eligible for the scholarship. The family income of the meritorious students should be less than INR 2 lakhs per annum. Candidates are required to provide a family income certificate and bank details to get the scholarship.
  • Swami Vivekananda Merit Cum Means Scholarship Scheme for Minorities: Candidates can apply for this scholarship after Madhyamik and onwards. Candidates have to be a resident of West Bengal and also must be studying in a State University. The family income of the meritorious student should be less than INR 2.5 lakhs per annum.
  • Post- Matric Stipend Under Talent Support Program (TSP): This scholarship is given to students pursuing higher secondary, graduation, post-graduation, M.Phil, and Ph.D. Candidates need to have a minimum of 50% marks in their last qualifying examination to be eligible. The family income of meritorious students should be less than INR 2 lakhs per annum.

FAQs

Ques. What kind of activities are done by the students in the NSS Unit in Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College?

Ans. The NSS unit of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College was founded in the year 2015. The officers and convenors of the NSS unit take initiative to motivate students to join in different programs organized by NSS. Those events are like blood donation camps, health check-ups, the Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, World Environment Day, etc.

Ques. Is there a hostel facility available for the students of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College?

Ans. Yes, the hostel facility is available for all the students of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College. Hostel rooms are well-equipped with individual cupboards, reading tables, and beds. All the rooms are three-seater and Hostel food provided to students is quite good.

Ques. How is the faculty in Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College?

Ans. The faculty of Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College are experienced and qualified. There are a total of 53 faculty members in the college and most of the professors hold doctorate degrees. The students are provided with complete guidance and support for achieving their career goals.

Ques. What are the specializations offered for a BA degree at Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College?

Ans. Gokhale Memorial Girls’ College offers specialization for a BA degree in the following subjects:

  • Psychology
  • Geography
  • English
  • Political Science
  • History
  • Education
  • Bengali
  • Philosophy
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology