Deriving its name from the great Brahmo thinker, Umesh Chandra Dutta, Umeschandra College, Kolkata was established in 1961. It is affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Over the years, the college’s name has become synonymous with excellence in Commerce education.

UCS offers two undergraduate courses, namely, B.Com (Hons) and B.Com General. Admission to the college is on the basis of merit. Candidates seeking admission can apply in online mode.

Umeschandra College Highlights

Established I Institute Type 1961 I Public
Approved By UGC
Affiliated With University of Calcutta
Courses Offered B.Com (Hons) & B.Com General
Admission Criteria Merit-based
Application Mode Online
Facilities Available Library, Canteen, Sports
Official Website

Umeschandra College Courses

Umeschandra College offers the following UG courses:

B.Com (Hons)
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with 50% aggregate or 55% in Accountancy or related subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
B.Com General
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Accountancy or related subjects
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based

Umeschandra College Admission

Admission into the college is on the basis of merit secured in the previous qualifying examination.

How To Apply?

The admission process for the college is conducted in online mode. Given below are the steps to apply:

  • The first step is to visit the college website and click on the ‘Online Admission’ button
  • Next, click on ‘Apply Online’ and you will be redirected to a new page where you must click on ‘Apply Now’ to register
  • After registering, fill up the online application form with the necessary details and furnish the necessary documents
  • Lastly pay the application fees of Rs. 100/- and submit the form

Documents Required

  • 10th Marksheet and Certificate
  • 12th Marksheet and Certificate
  • Passport size Photograph
  • Reservation Certificate (if any)

Umeschandra College FAQs

Ques. How are the college facilities of Umes Chandra College?

Ans.Modern facilities in the college campus include a well-stocked library with volumes of periodicals, books and journals at the student’s disposal. The student’s nutritional needs are taken care of by a well-equipped canteen which serves salubrious meals at affordable price with a high degree of hygiene in its operations.

Ques. What is the reservation policy of Umes Chandra College?

Ans.The college reserves seats for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates. The number of seats reserved in each course offered at the main campus is provided below:

Category Percentage of Seats Reserved
B.Com B.Com (Hons)
ST 44 220
SC 12 60
OBC-A 20 100
OBC-B 14 70
General 110 550

Ques. How is the faculty of Umes Chandra College?

Ans.Umeschandra College boasts of a stellar faculty, all of whom are established names in their field of study and have published papers in reputed journals and contributed substantially to the field by their research. Many faculties hold an M.Phil and a few have PhD degrees as wll. They have a very hands-on approach towards students and are able to address all the doubts the students may have to the satisfaction of the students.

Ques. How is the campus life of Umes Chandra College?

Ans.Life in the campus is very exciting as academic brilliance is equally matched by extra-curricular activities such as seminars, cultural events, competitions where the students mingle with each other and participate in different extracurricular activities and get a big-picture perspective of the world around. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for the students pursuing undergraduate studies in commerce.

Ques. How to reach Umes Chandra College?

Ans.Umes Chandra College is located at a very central location in Kolkata city and can be easily reached via public transport. The college is near B. B. D. Bagh and the main business centres.